The day of Holy Martyr Longin

On Friday, October 29th 2010, Holy Martyr Longin was commemorated at the New Gracanica Monastery. Bishop Longin of New Gracanica – Midwestern America celebrated his monastic Slava. Divine Liturgy was served by Bishop Longin, Bishop Peter of the Russian Church Abroad, Retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje and Hercegovina, Bishop Maxim of Western America, ten priests and five deacons. At the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Atanasije preached the sermon on the topic of the day’s Gospel reading, and at the end of the service, after the cutting of Slava bread, Bishop Maxim wished Bishop Longin many blessings and many more years of health and service to God and His people.

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