Thursday, March 24, 2011

Father Janez poses with his photographs at the opening of the exhibit, "Where are You?"  He proudly wore the African dress given to him by a member of the parish.  The exhibit was attended by a number of parishioners.  It can be seen at the website:

Friday, March 18, 2011

Vice President of the USA receives Ashes from Fr Janez Sever in Moscow

During his offical visit to Moscow, Vice President Joe Biden of the United States of America, requested the parish to organise the Imposition of Ashes on Ash Wednesday, 9th March 2011. Fr Janez Sever SJ, assistant priest, visited the Vice President in his hotel early on Wednesday morning. After praying with the Vice-President, Fr Janez gave him the blessed ashes on his forehead, the sign of entry into the season of Lent, which is a time of recollection and preparation for the coming Easter, when Christians celebrate the Death and Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. On behalf of the parishioners of Our Lady of Hope, Fr Janez presented the Vice President with a copy of a spiritual book written by a brother Jesuit priest from the USA.