A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Miloje Milinković

1958 - born in Belgrade, Serbia

1973 - Graduated from High School

1973-1977 - Started in iconography in the group of academic painter, Professor Misa Mladenovic and under tutorship of the St. Sava Theological School in Belgrade, Serbia. Stayed with the group from 1975 to 1980.

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1980-1983 - Painted icons and frescoes with Academic Painter, Deacon Marko Ilich.

1984-1986 - Stayed in Greece learning and painting frescoes and icons in Katerini, Thesaloniki and Mount Athos. Received a blessing from master teacher of iconography, Fr. Arsenios, in the monastery in Mount Athos.

1986-1987 - Returned to Serbia and by the request and Episcopal blessing of Bishop of Sumadija, Dr. Sava, to work as an iconographer in the Serbian Orthodox Church and to paint frescoes in a monastery in Divostin and in a church in Lazarevac, Serbia.

1987-1988 - Painted frescoes in a cathedral in Kragujevac, the church in Lazarevac, and the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1989-1990 - Painted iconostas for the church in Fair Oaks, CA, and frescoes for the churches in Serbia. Completed the iconostas in Fair Oaks, CA, and painted frescoes in the church in Serbia.

1991-1993 - Painted frescoes and icons in Serbia and 1993--continued painting frescoes in the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1995-2008 - Began the frescos at St. Sava, Jackson, CA, and painted frescoes and icons in Libertyville, IL, South Bend and Schererville, IN, and Detroit, MI.

2008 - Completed the frescoes at St. Sava, Jackson, CA.

Text and photo from: http://www.angier-fox.com/st-sava/miloe.htm


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Christ - The Alpha and Omega

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of an outstanding book by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich, a disciple of the great twentieth-century theologian Archimandrite Justin Popovich. Bishop Athanasius' thought combines adherence to the teachings of the Church Fathers with a vibrant faith and a profound experience of Christ in the Church.

Christ - The Alpha and Omega is the first of a planned collection of works of contemporary Serbian theologians. It is an anthology of Bishop Athanasius' articles which have appeared in Serbian, Greek, French, English and Russian. Focusing on themes central to Christian patristic Triadology, Ecclesiology and Anthropology, the book reveals the ultimate purpose of man and the universe, and speaks of how each of us can realize this purpose within the divine-human community of the Orthodox Church. Bishop Athanasius reminds us that the God-man Jesus Christ is the Beginning and the End of all things, and that we must seek our own end, goal, and fulfillment in Him.

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