Feast of St. John Chrysostom at Vračevo Monastery

The feast of St. John Chrysostom was celebrated with great honor this year on November 26th in the Monastery of the Holy Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian in the village of Vračevo near Lešak in northern Kosovo.  Divine Liturgy was held in the monastery chapel which is dedicated to St. John Chrysostom.

His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raška-Prizren celebrated the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy together with clergy and monastics from around the Diocese. At the end of Divine Liturgy, Bishop Teodosije blessed the kolač in honor of the feast together with this year’s sponsor, Aleksandar Janjić from Vranje. The responsibility of sponsorship for next year’s feast was accepted by Branko and Bosa Ninić from Lešak.

Also in honor of the occasion, Branko Despotović from Raška was given an award in thanksgiving for his philanthropic work for the Monastery.

All took part in the agape meal in the Monastery trapeza prepared by the brothers of Vračevo Monastery, headed by Abbot Vasilije.