The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad

The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad
The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad
The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad
The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad

On Wednesday, 15 February 2017, on the feast-day of the Meeting of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in the Temple, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Greatmartyr St. George in Novi Sad.

His Eminence was concelebrated by Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Backa and Bishop Sergije of Frankfurt and All Germany, archimandrite Dionisios Kalambokas, protopresbyter-staurophors: Milivoje Mijatov, diocesan dean of Novi Sad; Milos Vesin, parish priest of South Chicago and Lensing; and DusanKolundzic; protopresbyters: ZeljkoTesic, principal of the church of Sts. Cosma and Damian at Futog; Zeljko Latinovic, head of the Holy Dormition church in Novi Sad; protopresbyter  Branislav Mrkic, diocesan dean of Novi Sad the Second; presbyter Tomislav Zivkovic, parish priest at Parage; presbyter Aleksandar Ignjatov, parish priest of Saint Sava church in Novi Sad, presbyter Leo Malesevic, parish priest of Kac; priests of the Cathedral church and deacons of Novi Sad.

The Meeting of the Lord – Statehood Day of Serbia at Orasac

The Meeting of the Lord – Statehood Day of Serbia at Orasac
The Meeting of the Lord – Statehood Day of Serbia at Orasac
The Meeting of the Lord – Statehood Day of Serbia at Orasac
The Meeting of the Lord – Statehood Day of Serbia at Orasac

The feast-day of the Meeting of the Lord and Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia was traditionally celebrated at Orasac, near Arandjelovac.

On this day 213 years ago the First Serbian Uprising began at Maricevica Gully at Orasac. The celebration of the feast-day of the Meeting of the Lord and Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia commenced with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija.

Bishop Maxim Visits Eugene and Portland, Oregon

Bishop Maxim Visits Eugene and Portland, Oregon
Bishop Maxim Visits Eugene and Portland, Oregon
Bishop Maxim Visits Eugene and Portland, Oregon
Bishop Maxim Visits Eugene and Portland, Oregon

The past weekend of 14th and 15th January 2017 in Oregon was very blessed because our Diocesan Bishop His Grace Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Eugene and Portland. Unusual weather conditions coated Portland in Snow and Ice!

Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton

Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton
Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton
Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton
Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton

Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated the restored refectory of the monastery of the Transfiguration of the Lord at Milton, Canada

On the Sunday of the 12the of February 2017, on the feast-day of Holy Three Hierarchs, the patron day of the side-chapel of the Bishop’s residence in the Milton Monastery, Ontario, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Longin of New Gracanica, Irinej of Eastern America and Mitrophan of Canada, and of many priests of the Diocese of Canada in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visits Diocese of Canada

His Holines Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, paying an archpastoral visitation to the Diocese of Canada

Upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Canada, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej is going to visit the clergy and faithful people of the Diocese of Canada from 9 until 16 February 2017. On the feast-day of Holy Three Hierarchs, on the 12th of March, it is expected that  His Holiness will officiate the Liturgy at the Transfiguration monastery at  Milton. The Patriarch is accompanied by protodeacon Damjan Bozic.

Patriarch Irinej met with Bishop Luka in Paris

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on his way to Canada, met with His Grace Bishop Luka of Western Europe at the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, on 9 February 2017.

The meeting was attended by hierarchal dean proropresbyter -staurophor Nikola Skrbic, archimandrite Justin Jeremic and protodeaon Damjan Bozic.