Eparchial (Diocesan) News

New parish of Serbian Orthodox Church in Sydney

The Serbian Orthodox Church has become richer by receiving a new parish, unique in that it is the only church in the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, where the official liturgical language is English.

St. Simeon ceremony in Podgorica

His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served on Saturday, March 5th, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy which was led by His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaj of Dabro-Bosna in the Cathedral church of Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica. 

Prime Minister of Republic of Srpska visits Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina

The President of the Government of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Aleksandar Dzombic with associates visited on Monday, February 28, 2011 Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje and Herzegovina and the Diocesan seat in Mostar.

Visit of Patriarch Irinej at St. Sava Academy and Cathedral church in Chicago

On Friday, February 25, 2011, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej accompanied by Bishop George of Canada and Longin of Nova Gracanica-Midwestern America and its official follower protodeacon professor Dr. Stanimir Spasovic, visited St. Sava academy, parish house at Cathedral church of St. Ressurection of Christ in Chicago.

Association "Serbian Chetniks of Australia" celebrated its Patron Feast's Day

On Saturday, February 19th 2011, the Association "Serbian Chetniks of Australia" (SCA) from Sidney celebrated its first Patron Saint's Day (slava). After the model of the chetnik organization from the beginning of the 20th century, the SCA as its Patron Saint's Day celebrates the Meeting of the Lord and with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej.