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Sava of Gornji Karlovac

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[[Image:St. Sabba Trlajic of Serbia.jpg|right|thumb|230px|St. Sabba Trlajic of Serbia.]]Our father among the [[saint]]s '''Sava (Triajich) of Gornji Karlovac''' (Serbian: Свети свештеномученик Сава горњокарловачки) was born as Svetozar Trlajić(Светозар Трлајић), a [[bishop]] of the son of Stefan and Jelisaveta (maiden name Karakašević), was born in Mol on [[July 19Church of Serbia]], 1884. He completed primary school in his hometownwho during World War II was arrested, Grammar school in Novi Sadtortured, and the [[seminarymartyr]] in Sremski Karlovci. Sava graduated from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade, ed by enemy Italian and passed the qualifying examination for judges at the Faculty of Law in ZagrebCroatian personnel.
== Life ==
Svetozar Trlajich (Светозар Трлајић) was the son of Stephen and Jelisaveta (maiden name Karakaševich). He was born in Mol on [[July 18]], 1884. His education included primary school in his hometown, grammar school in Novi Sad, and [[seminary]] in Sremski Karlovtsy. Svetozar graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Belgrade and passed the qualifying examination for judges at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb.
Timisoara Bishop In 1909, Svetozar was [[ordination|ordained]] him [[deacon]] on 19 by the Bishop of Timisoara and then [[presbyter on 29 date of the same month]] ten days later. As a [[parish]] [[priest]] he performed his duties served at [[parish]]es in Peška and Bašaid. At the beginning of Early in 1927, he was elected officer appointed to an administrative position, and later main principal secretary , of the [[Holy Synod]] of Bishopsof the [[Church of Serbia]]. Being a A widower, he took [[monasticism|monastic]] vows on [[October 27]], 1929 in the Krušedol Krushedol [[Monastery]], being [[tonsure]]d with the name Sava. Soon afterwards he became protosyncellos [[rector]] and [[archimandrite]], and was appointed the head of the Krušedol Krushedol Monastery. On [[September 30]], 19341930, Sava was elected the [[auxiliary bishop|Auxiliary Bishop]] of SremSremski. He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] in Sremski Karlovci by Patriarch Varnava consecrated himBarnabas, accompanied by Timok Bishop Emilijanof Timok, Niš Bishop Jovanof Niš, Bishop Tihon of Zahumlje-Herzegovina , and Bishop Tihon and Simeon of Zletovo-Strumica Bishop Simeon. As Patriarchal [[Vicar]] Bp. Sava chaired the diocesan council of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovtsy. From early 1937, in Sremski KarlovciBp. Sava chaired the [[ecclesiastical court]]. He was elected appointed Bishop of Gornji Karlovac on [[June 22]], 1938, with his residence in Plashkom. After the death of Pakrac Bishop Miron of Pakrac in 1941, he was also named administrator of the [[Diocese]] of Pakrac Diocese.
=== Martyrdom ===After the invasion of Yugoslavia and the formation of an independent Croatian state, Plashkom was first occupied by Italian forces and then turned over to the Ustashi Croatians in late 1941. Bp. Sava and nine priests were then taken hostage. On [[May 23[[, 1941, Ustashi occupied the bishop's residence and expelled Bp. Sava. On [[June 8]], the notorious executioner Joseph Tomlenovich ordered all diocesan money and records to be handed over to the Ustashi. Bp. Sava refused the Ustashi order to leave his [[diocese]] and go to Belgrade. Not wanting to abandon his flock, he refused. Bp. Sava was arrested on [[June 17]], 1941, and confined, together with three other Serbian priests and thirteen eminent Serbian laymen, in a stable of the Ustashi Joseph Tomlenovich in Plaskom. After experiencing intense torture, Bishop Sava and the priests, Bogoljub Gakovich, Đuro Stojanovich, and Stanislav Nasadilo, were chained and taken to Gospich concentration camp on [[July 19]]. There, they were tortured until mid August. At that time Bishop Sava was taken together with 2000 Serbs toward the Velebit Mountain. Somewhere on this mountain he suffered a martyr’s death together with thousands of other Orthodox Serbs. The site where Bishop Sava died is still unknown.
At === Canonization ===In 1998, at the beginning regular session of World War II, in 1941, he refused a proposal - given to him by the Italian occupational forces - to leave the [[diocese]] and go to Belgrade. He was arrested on [[July 17Holy Synod|Holy Assembly of Bishops]], 1941, and confined, together with three other Serbian priests and thirteen eminent Serbs, into a stable of an Ustasa Josip Tomljenović in Plasko. After awful tortures, the Ustase chained Serbian Orthodox Church Bishop Sava was glorified and entered on the priests Bogoljub Gaković, Đuro Stojanović and Stanislav Nasadilo, and took them to Gospic on list of names of the Serbian Church [[July 19saint]]. They were tortured there till the middle of August, when Bishop Sava was taken, together with 2000 Serbs in the direction of Velebit Mountain. Somewhere on this mountain he drained the cup of s as [[martyrhieromartyr]] death together with thousands of the Orthodox Serbs. The site where Bishop Sava died is still unknown.
== Canonisation ==
At the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, in 1998, Bishop Sava was canonized and entered into the List of the Names of the Serbian Church [[Saint]]s as [[hieromartyr]].
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title=Bishop of Srem – auxiliary|
years= 1930-1938 |
after=Simeon }}
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*[ Hieromartyr Sabbas (Triaich), Bishop of Gornji Karlovac]
*[ Hieromartyr Sava (Triaich), Bishop of Gornji Karlovac]
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[[Category:20th-century saints]]

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