Eparchial (Diocesan) News

President Aleksandar Vucic celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow

President Aleksandar Vucic celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow
President Aleksandar Vucic celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow
President Aleksandar Vucic celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow
President Aleksandar Vucic celebrated his Patron Saint-day at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow

Within the two-day visit to the Russian Federation, President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic visited also the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow, where he celebrated his family’s Patron Saint-day – Saint Nicholas of Myra, the Wonderworker.

The rite of blessing the slava wheat and slava cake was performed by His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica, Vicar of the Patriarch and the head of the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, in the church of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles.

Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Milesheva

His Grace Joanikije, Bishop of Budimlje-Niksic and the Administrator of Milesheva, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Milesheva monastery on 5 July 2017.

The Bishop was concelebrated by clergy and monks of the Diocese of Milesheva with a prayerful participation of the faithful. Director of the Bureau for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities of the Republic of Serbia PhD Mileta Radojevic attended the Liturgy at the suggestion of His Grace Bishop Joanikije, Mr. Radojevic payed ian officisl visit to this Diocese.

Vidovdan celebrations in Osnabrück

Vidovdan celebrations in Osnabrück
Vidovdan celebrations in Osnabrück
Vidovdan celebrations in Osnabrück
Vidovdan celebrations in Osnabrück

The Vidovdan celebrations took place in the parish of the Holy Great Martyr George in Osnabrück on June 24, 2017.

His Eminence Bishop of Frankfurt and all Germany and elected Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac Sergije officiated  the Eucharistic gathering. Protopresbyters-stavrophors Jovan Maric from Wuppertal and Marinko Rajak from Osnabrük, Archpriest Bogdan Smiljic from Bielefeld, Mihailo Stojcic from Altena and Sinisa Vujasinovic from Hamburg, protodean Dragan Colakovic from Essen and protodeacon Milutin Maric concelebrated.

Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada

Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada
Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada
Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada
Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada

His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrofan, Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Canada, hosted an annual meeting of the Orthodox Bishops’ Conference in Canada, on June 15, 2017.

The meeting was moderated by Metropolitan Soterios of the Constantinople Patriarchate. The following hierarchs participated in the deliberations of the meeting: Bishop Job (the Moscow Patriarchate), Bishop Iovan Kasian (the Romanian Patriarchate), Bishop Daniel (the Bulgarian Patriarchate), Archbishop Ireneus (the Orthodox Church in America), Bishop Elijah from the Albanian Diocese (the Constantinople Patriarchate), Metropolitan Juriy and Bishop Andrey from the Ukrainian Diocese (the Constantinople Patriarchate), Bishop Christoph (the Constantinople Patriarchate) and Bishop of Gregory of the Carpathian Diocese (the Constantinople Patriarchate).