Rector of the cathedral in Belgrade presents Patriarch Kirill with an icon of St. Lazarus of Kosovo

After the Divine Liturgy celebrated on 6 May 2010 at St. George's on Poklonnaya Hill, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with members of St. Michael's patriarchal choir in Belgrade led by the rector of the cathedral and artistic director of the choir, Archpriest Peter Lukic. The choir has come to Moscow with the blessing of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia for the 9th Easter Festival.

Ambassador of Azerbeijan visits Serbian Patriarch

Today, the Serbian Patriarchate  His Holiness  IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch received in an official visit  His Excellency Dr. Eldar Hassanov, a first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbeijan to Serbia.

Church Patron Saint's Day in Cathedral church of St. George in Prizren

On the feast day of St. Great Martyr George in the Cathedral Church dedicated to this Saint in Prizren will be served Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. We call the faithful people to celebrate together in a greater number the Church Patron Saint's Day of the Cathedral church in Prizren.

From the office of  the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohia

Great jubilees of our Holy Church

Yesterday at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade, the Academy was held on the occasion of the celebration of two great jubilees of the Serbian Orthodox Church in 2010 - 90 years since the renewal of the Pec Patriarchate  (1920-2010) and 60 years since Patriarch Gabriel reposed (1950-2010). The dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Bachka welcomed the guests, firstly His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch and Bishops of our Church.

Canonization of The Two New Proclaimed Saints of the Church - Venerable Justin of Ćelije and Symeon of Dajbabe

* Venerable Justin of Celije     * Venerable Symeon of Dajbabe

Holy Synod of Serbain Orthodox Church on session in April 29th 2010. proclaimed two new saints of the Serbian Orthodox Church Venerable Justin of Ćelije and Symeon of Dajbabe. Venerable Justin will be venerate on June 1st/14th, and Venerable Symeon on March 19th/April 1st.


Commemoration of Saints serving as Patriarchs of Constantinople

On Saturday, May 1, 2010, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided at the service of Great Vespers at the Patriarchal Church in commemoration of Saints who served as Archbishops and Patriarchs of Constantinople. In attendance were Metropolitans of the Ecumenical Patriarchate as well as members of the Roman Catholic Focolare Movement.

Source: (Photo by N. Manginas)