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In honour and glory of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

In honour and glory of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher
In honour and glory of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher
In honour and glory of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher
In honour and glory of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

The International scientific seminar Ruler, monk and saint Stephen Nemanja – Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher and the Serbian history and culture began yesterday, on the 22nd October 2014, with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate’s chapel.

His Holiness Irinenaeus, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate’s chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade on 22 October 2014.  He was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops Joanikije, the organizer of the International scientific conference, and Arseny of Toplica. His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Raska-Prizren attended the Liturgy.

Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus at Zeitinlik

The second day of the visit began with the  memorial service at the Serbian military cemetery, Zeitinlik.

On this occasion, father Sava, who has taken care about the graves and the cemetery as a whole for decades, was honoured. Serbian Patriarch solemnly decorated him with the order of the Serbian Orthodox Church, for the unselfish love towards neighbours, towards the Orthodox Church.

Patriarch Irenaeus in Thessaloniki

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus arrived to Thessaoloniki on 17 October 2014, in a three-day visit to the Metropolitanate of Neapolis and Stavropolis. The Metropolitanate organized a visit of the Serbian Patriarch on the occasion of the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, since more than 7500 Serbian victims of the Great War rest on its territory within the one section of the Allied military cemetery.

Patriarch Irenaeus is accompanied by Their Graces Bishops Chrysostom of Zvornik-Tuzla and Justin of Zica, protopresbyter Gajo Gajic and deacon Igor Davidovic. Host, Metropolitan Barnabas of Neapolis, welcomed the first hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the airport and accompanied him to the Cathedral church of Saint John at Neapolis.

Victorius Step

His Holiness Irineaus, Serbian Patriarch, met today with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

President of the Russian Federation visited today Belgrade, where he met with President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met today at the Palace Serbia in Belgrade, in front of which the military parade had been held on the occasion of the centennial since the beginning of the World War One and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the capital of Serbia, Belgrade, in the Second World War.

Patriarch Pavle Fund - for rehabilitation of the effects of the natural disasters

The "Patriarch Pavle" Fund opened a special account for the rehabilitation of the effects of natural disasters. 

Name of the bank client:  The Serbian Orthodox Church -  The Serbian Patriarchate - The "Patriarch Pavle" Fund - for the rehabilitation of the effects of natural disasters. 

Komercijalna bank, account no. : 205-480-06

You can pay humanitarian aid on this account. The Fund thanks all donors in advance. The instructions for payments of the aid abroad, in foreign currencies and banks.

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Head of EU Delegation meets with Serbian Patriarch

Head of EU Delegation meets with Serbian Patriarch
Head of EU Delegation meets with Serbian Patriarch
Head of EU Delegation meets with Serbian Patriarch
Head of EU Delegation meets with Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on 12 November 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Michael Davenport,  Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, with associates. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana attended the meeting, as well.