Eparchial (Diocesan) News

Easter reception for children at the White Palace

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II Crown Princess Katherine and Prince Philip organized traditional Easter reception during the day at the White Palace for over a thousand children without parental care, Roma children and children with disabilities.

Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday at Tvrdos monastery

On Lazarus Saturday and on Palm Sunday, April 16 and 17 2011, at Tvrdos Monastery, retired Bishop Atanasije (Jevtic) served the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of hieromonk Dimitrije, presbyter Drazen Tupanjanin, hierodeacon Porfirije with great help of children of Tvrdos. After which sermons were held by the Bishop.

Source: Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina

Solemn procession on the Eve of the feast of Palm Sunday at Gracanica Monastery

The Eve of the feast of Palm Sunday was festively celebrated at Gracanica Monastery where lots of believers and children gathered. After he blessed willow branches and handed out little bells to children, Bishop Teodosije along with faithful people went in a solemn procession around the Monastery's church. 

Next day on the feast of Palm Sunday Bishop Teodosije served the Divine Liturgy in Banjska Monastery.  

Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren  

Patriarch Irinej awarded with "Captain Misa Anastastijevic" award

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was awarded on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in a Great hall of Matica Srpska in Novi Sad the Captain Misa Anastasijevic award.