Parish News 2023

Parish News 2023

  • Božić (Christmas) Services!
    The schedule for Christmas Services at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church is as follows: January 6, 202409:30 AM: Divine Liturgy07:30 PM: The Blessing of the Badnjak (Yule Log)08:00 PM: Badnje veče (Ch
  • Advent Celebration! - Dec. 17th!
    We had our Parish Advent Celebration following the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023. Delicious food, excellent fellowship and of course Sv. Nikolaj was able to fit McKeesport into his busy sche
  • Giving Tuesday - Nov 28, 2023!
    Today the world faces an unprecedented challenge that is drastically changing the lives of people all over the world; family members and friends have been lost, hunger has struck, and normal life has
  • 122nd Anniversary/Homecoming Weekend!
    We want to thank God and all who either volunteered or attended our 122nd Anniversary/Homecoming Weekend on Nov. 4th & 5th. Without God’s Continued Blessings and of course your support and h
  • Homecoming & Sarma Cook Off!
    Save the Date! Nov. 4-5, 2023 Our St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church (McKeesport-Duquesne) is having a Homecoming & Sarma (Stuffed Cabbage Roll) Cook Off! This will be celebrating our 122nd Parish
  • Thanksgiving Drive 2023
    Our St. Sava Parish is once again coordinating a Thanksgiving Food Drive for the needy families in our local community. Last year, we were able to assist six families – this year, we are hoping
  • Holiday Roll Sale!
    Our Church is selling our famous Nut Rolls, Apricot Rolls, and Poppy Seed Rolls for the upcoming holidays.  Orders are being accepted NOW until November 28th.   Nut Roll Apricot Rol
  • St. Sava: NYC | Ellis Island Trip - Oct. 2023!
    Oct. 6-8, 2023:  Glory to God for all things! We took our hearty group of pilgrims to NYC! Our first visit was to Ellis Island followed by the 9/11 memorial where we did a Parastos at the Fountai
  • St. Sava Sisterhood Slava
    The St. Sava Sisterhood celebrated their Slava on Sunday, October 22, 2023. Following the cutting of the Kolac, a luncheon was held in at Di’s Diner (near Olympia shopping center).  The mem
  • A Taste of Serbia - THANK YOU!
    Our 4th annual Parish Serb-Fest - A Taste of Serbia was held on September 29-30, 2023. As always, we THANK our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ for blessing us with another successful event and blessi
  • Men's Club Oldies Dance: Oct. 21st!
    Men's Club Oldies Dance Returns! Save the Date! Saturday, October 21, 2023  7:00 - 11:00 PM Featuring 'DJ Rich Antoncic' Join us for a night of great music, dancing, food, drinks, and fellowsh
  • Dormition of the Theotokos / Diocesan KSS Slava!
  • Become a Sponsor!
    Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for our upcoming event - A Taste of Serbia? For a $100 donation, you will have a 16 x 24 size sign displayed on our Church grounds during the event (Sep.
  • Pentecost & Holy Trinity Kolo Slava
    On Sunday, June 4, 2023, The beautiful Pentecost Liturgy was followed by the celebration of the Holy Trinity Kolo Slava! Our Parish is grateful for the hard work these wonderful women do year round! G
  • Fr. Stevo - 35 Year Ordination Anniversary
    On Thomas Sunday, 35 years ago, our beloved Parish Leader, Proto Stevo Rocknage was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by then Bishop +CHRISTOPHER at his home parish of Holy Resurrection Church in Steube
  • Pascha 2023!
    Our Parish Family celebrated the Resurrection of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 16, 2023. The occasion began with the Sunrise (Resurrection) Service followed by the Holy Paschal
  • Paschal Messages 2023!
    Paschal Messages by His Holiness Patriarch PORFIRIJE and His Grace Bishop IRINEJSerbian and English Text His Holiness Patriarch PORFIRIJE - Paschal Encyclical (English) His Holiness Patriarch PORFIR
  • Services for Holy Week & Pascha!
    The following is the service schedule for Holy Week and Pascha. For more information concerning any of these services, please call the Church Rectory at 412-672-1872.
  • Welcome Fr. Paul Abernathy!
    We are delighted to welcome Fr. Paul Abernathy to our Parish this coming Sunday, March 19th. He should arrive around 12:30/12:45pm as he still has to serve Liturgy at his own Parish that morning. Fr.
  • Nut/Apricot/Poppy Roll Sale
    Our Church is selling our famous Nut Rolls, Apricot Rolls, and Poppy Seed Rolls for the spring.  Orders are being accepted NOW until March 28th.   Nut Roll Apricot Roll Poppy Seed
  • Lenten Vesperal Services - Pittsburgh Deanery
    All are invited to join with our Orthodox Community for Great Lenten Vesperal Services throughout the Pittsburgh Deanery! Any questions can be directed to the St. Sava Church Office - (412) 672-1872.&
  • Lenten Fish Fry Returns!
    Lenten Fish Fry Returns!Mark your calendars! Our Fish Fry is returning Friday, February 24th for the Lenten Season 2023! Select Fridays: February 24, March 3, 10, 17 (2023)Back by Popular Demand! NEW
  • We Support Our Police!
    On Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, several members of our St. Sava Parish as well as neighbors lined up in front of our Church to show support for our Fallen McKeesport Police Officer +Sean Sluganski... 
  • Church Slava/Archpastoral Visit!
    On Sunday, January 29, 2023 we joyfully were led in celebration of the Divine Liturgy by His Grace Bishop IRINEJ! This was our Church Slava in honor of our Patron Saint Sava (Sveti Sava/Свети Сава). O
  • Church Slava - Jan. 29th
    Church Slava (Слава Цркве) - Patron Saint Sava (Sveti Sava/Свети Сава)Come and experience one of the most unique customs of the Serbian Orthodox People - the SLAVA Celebration of our Patron St. Sava -
  • Palacinke Breakfast! Jan. 15th
    Our Church Health Team invites all to a Palacinke Breakfast on Sunday, January 15, 2023 after the Divine Liturgy. The breakfast will include our very own church-lady - just like Baba and Mama made - p
  • Exhibition "Anatomy of Oblivion"
    Coming in January:  A pictorial exhibit "Anatomy of Oblivion," this exhibit details the unspoken genocide and holocaust of the Jasenovac concentration camp.  It outlines the journey of
  • Božić (Christmas) Jan 2023
    Božić (Christmas) services of 2023 took place on Friday, January 6, 2023 (Badnje veče or Christmas Eve) and the Holy Nativity of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ was Saturday, January 7, 2023.&nbs
  • Nativity Messages - Jan 2023
    Mir Božiji, Hristos se rodi! Мир Божији, Христос се роди! Peace of God, Christ is born! Please read the Nativity Messages from His Holiness Patriarch PORFIRIJE and His Grace Bishop IRINEJ!Serbian and


St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church
901 Hartman St
McKeesport, PA 15132

Very Rev. Stavrophor Stevan Rocknage

Rectory Phone: (412) 672-1872
Church Hall: (412) 664-0820


Sundays: 9:15am Matins, 10:00am Divine Liturgy

Saturdays: 5:00pm Confessions, 6:00pm Great Vespers

Confessions can also be made by appointment with Fr. Stevo.

Church School: 9:30am on Sundays

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