Patriarch Irinej serves in the Russian church of St. Trinity in Belgrade


On Sunday, January 30, 2010, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in a church of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade on the occasion of the feast day of Venerable Anthony the Great, with the concelebration of Belgrade priesthood, hieromonks from Hilandar and the head of the Representation protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasjhev. The Divine Liturgy was attended by His Excellency Alexander V. Konuzin, the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Belgrade.

Cadets of Serbian Army meet Serbian Patriarch Irinej

According to the Cooperation Agreement of the Committee for religious education of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac and the Military Academy, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch hosted on Friday, on January 28, 2011, a reception at the Serbian Patriarchate for the officers and cadets of the Military Academy.

St. Sava's Day in St. Sava Cathedral on Vrachar

The Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava Memorial Cathedral, which was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, besides lots of faithful people also was attended by pupils of the primary school of St. Sava from Vrachar.

St. Sava's ceremonies in Serbian capital

Upon the invitation of Mr. Dragan Djilas, Mayor of the Capital City of Belgrade, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, on the Eve of the feast day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, attended the St. Sava's Day reception at the Belgrade City Hall.

Patriarch Irinej serves Liturgy on St. Sava's Day in St. Sava Memorial Cathedral in Vrachar

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on St. Sava's Day, January 27/14, will serve the Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava's Memorial Cathedral in Vrachar beginning at 9 am.

Let us sing with love
To Saint Sava.
Serb churches and schools
Glorify Him!
Serb pride-protector of schools
Good shepherd, St. Sava,
Let us praise Him, O Serbs
Let us sing His hymn thrice!

19th International Educational Christmas Readings begin in Moscow

The 19th International Educational Christmas Readings were opened in a solemn ceremony on January 24, 2011, at the State Kremlin Palace. This year the forum is devoted to the theme ‘Church and State: Cooperation in Tackling Common Tasks'. The opening ceremony was led by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.