Choir from Belarus in Serbian capital

Choir from Belarus in Serbian capital
Choir from Belarus in Serbian capital
Choir from Belarus in Serbian capital
Choir from Belarus in Serbian capital

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on Sunday, June 30th,  the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade’s Cathedral church. Along with the clergy of this church priests from the Diocese of Grodno from Belarus, whose choir was visiting Belgrade, concelebrated as well. On this occasion Serbian Patriarch Irinej ordained deacon Goran Sandic, who will perform his service at the Serbian Armed Forces.

The Feast of Saint Lazarus celebrated in Gracanica

The Feast of Saint Lazarus celebrated in Gracanica
The Feast of Saint Lazarus celebrated in Gracanica
The Feast of Saint Lazarus celebrated in Gracanica
The Feast of Saint Lazarus celebrated in Gracanica

The feast-day of Saint Lazarus of Kosovo (Vidovdan) was solemnly celebrated in Gracanica monastery. The memorial service was served for the Kosovo heroes at Gazimestan.

In the monastery of Gracanica, the feast of Saint Lazarus, Great-martyr of Kosovo, was solemnly celebrated. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated  the Divine Liturgy. Their Graces Bishops Justin of Timok, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and the retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina along with clergy and monks from several dioceses of our Church concelebrated to the Bishop. High representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Republic of Srpska attended the Liturgy: Minister of Culture Mr. Bratislav  Petkovic, Director of the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities Dr. MiletaRadojevic and Minister of Transport of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Nedeljko Cubrilovic with colleagues.

Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery

Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery
Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery
Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery
Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery

On the Eve of the feast day of Saint Lazarus His Holiness Irinej solemnly welcomed in Gracanica monastery.

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church came to the monastery of Gracanica accompanied by Bishop  Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Bishop Justin of Timok. The clergy of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren along with children wearing national costumes welcomed the Patriarch and the  bishops. After  vespers and  supper, church dignitaries and guests attended the traditional poetic vigil in front of the monastery church.

Serbian Patriarch visits Decani monastery

Serbian Patriarch visits Decani monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Decani monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Decani monastery
Serbian Patriarch visits Decani monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, visited on 27 June 2013 the monastery of Visoki Decani. The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church was solemnly welcomed by the monks of Decani led by abbot of the monastery, archimandrite Sava.

Pentecost Festival at Saint Petka church on Kalemegdan

With the blessing of Patriarch Irinej, on June 20th, the 9th Pentecost Festival began. It  lasted until June 25th.

This traditional manifestation was organized by the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovci and the Ruzica and Saint Petka churches, along with the dean protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr Radomir Popovic and the cooperation of the brotherhoods of these churches and with the effort of protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr Dragomir Sando, professor of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology.