St. Mardarije Celebration at St. Sava Monastery

St. Mardarije Celebration at St. Sava Monastery

Date: Saturday, July 13th, 2024

St. Sava Monastery, Libertyville, IL

Join us at the St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois, for a day of reverence, community, and celebration as we honor St. Mardarije on Saturday, July 13th, 2024.

Schedule of Events

Divine Liturgy
Time: 9:30 AM
The day will begin with the Divine Liturgy at 9:30 AM. The Divine Liturgy is an opportunity for the faithful to come together in worship, prayer, and reflection, celebrating the life and legacy of St. Mardarije.

Time: Following the Divine Liturgy
After the Divine Liturgy, attendees are invited to enjoy a delicious lunch. This meal provides a chance to relax, socialize, and enjoy the company of fellow parishioners and visitors. The monastery grounds offer a peaceful setting for a communal meal, fostering a sense of unity and fellowship among all who gather.

Time: Post-Lunch
Following lunch, a special program will take place, highlighting the life and contributions of St. Mardarije. The program will include presentations, speeches, and possibly performances that shed light on St. Mardarije’s enduring impact on our faith and community.

About St. Mardarije

St. Mardarije, also known as Mardarije Uskoković, was the first Serbian Orthodox bishop of North America. His missionary work and dedication to establishing the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States have left a lasting legacy. Canonized as a saint, St. Mardarije is remembered for his piety, humility, and unwavering commitment to his faith and his people.

Join Us

We welcome everyone to join us for this special day of celebration. Whether you are a long-time member of the community or a first-time visitor, the St. Mardarije Celebration at St. Sava Monastery is an opportunity to come together in faith, learn about our rich heritage, and celebrate the enduring spirit of our community.

St. Sava Monastery
32377 N Milwaukee Ave,
Libertyville, IL 60048

For more information, please contact the monastery office or visit

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, July 13th, 2024, for a day of worship, fellowship, and celebration in honor of St. Mardarije.

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