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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Steven Enich

Mr. Steven Enich (04/21/1923 – 10/10/2004) was a prominent Serbian-American lawyer, practicing primarily in Wisconsin. An amateur photographer as well as philanthropist, especially to the Serbian Orthodox cultural heritage, from approximately 1979 to 1994, he was given often unprecedented access to Serbian Orthodox cultural monuments in the former Yugoslavia. In the course of several trips there, he amassed a collection of almost 5,000 slides, the majority of which he took himself. Often, he would share these slides with interested groups, particularly among the Serbian Orthodox communities in the United States.

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In the Mirror

A Collection of Iconographic Essays and Illustrations

By Fr. Stamatis Skliris

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of an outstanding book by Fr. Stamatis Skliris, a disciple of the great twentieth-century theologians Archimandrite Justin Popovich and Bishop Athanasius Yevtich. Fr. Stamatis is a parish priest in Athens and is renowned as an iconographer and as a writer and lecturer on Byzantine iconography.

In the Mirror is the second of a planned collection of works of contemporary theologians. It is an anthology of Fr. Stamatis’ articles which have appeared in Greek and Serbian. In it, he combines adherence to the teachings of the Church Fathers with a vibrant expression of faith through the experience of Christ in the Church. The book is adorned with more than 200 striking icons and illustrations by Fr. Stamatis.

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