Eparchial (Diocesan) News
The feast day of Holy King Stefan Dechanski - a donator's Patron Saint's Dat of the Laura of Dechani was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy served by Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Niksic with the concelebration of Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and more than thirty priests.
On the day when our Holy Church celebrates Synaxis of Saint Michael the Archangel, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch led the Holy Hierarchal Lityrgy in Belgrade Cathedral Church with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Australia-New Zealand and priesthood of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.
In the monastery of Crna reka a traditional monastic Patron Saint's Day - St. Michael the Archangel was formally celebrated. Last night a solemn vesper service was served by His Grace Bishop Teodosije along with a few abbots of the monastery, as well as local priesthood./photo gallery/
With a blessing and on behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch , His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of His Holiness, served today the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. George the Great martyr in Banovo Brdo.
TO ALL PARISHES, ADMINISTRATIONS AND EXECUTIVE BOARDS OF THE SERBIAN EASTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE
On November 3rd, 2010, a strong earthquake hit the city of Kraljevo and its suburban areas, causing huge material damage estimated to be over a 100 millions of Euros, and taking several human lives. Having in mind that many, on these cold autumn days were left without shelter, heating, clothing, food and water, we implore you to collect funds for our brothers and sisters, so that in such a manner, we manifest our Christian love.
After the ravaging earthquake in Serbia the Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Central Europe, His Grace Konstantin (Djokic), has issued an urgent appeal to help the victims. The appeal is strongly supported by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Karl Wladimir and Princess Brigitte of Yugoslavia: Germany-based members of the Serbian and Yougoslav Royal House of Karadjordjevic.