Minister Selakovic visits Metropolitan Hrizostom

His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia received Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia on 17 March 2021. 

During the official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Minister Selakovic visited also the Cathedral church in Sarajevo, and then he was also in the building of the Metropolitanate cordially welcomed and greeted by Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia.  

Bishop Dositej visited the Office for Cooperation with the Diaspora

The Director of the Office for Cooperation with the Diapsora and Serbs in the Region Mr. Arnaud Guillon met with His Grace Bishop Dositej of Britain and Scandinavia. 

Director Guillon and Bishop Dositej  talked about the needs of the Serbian diaspora in those countries, about the possibilities of cooperation, and the Bishop conveyed the plan of the Diocese to establish a Serbian library in Sweden.

Liturgical gathering in Lelic on the day when Holy Bishop Nikolaj reposed in the Lord

In memory of the death of Holy Bishop Nikolaj in the Lelic monastery, his endowment and his father Dragomir, the Holy Liturgy was served, which was officiated by the head of that family, Abbot Georgije, with the concelebration of the priests from Valjevo.

Following the Holy Liturgy, Diocesan dean of Bishop of Valjevo, protonamesnik FIlip Jakovljevic, broke the slava cake. This 2021 it is 65 years since Holy Bishop Nikolaj reposed in the Lord, and 140 years since his birth and 30 years since the translation of his holy relics to the endowment which he built together with Father Dragomir in the homeland  in honor of his heavenly protecyor Saint Nicholas of Myra. 

Patriarch Porfirije Consecrates Holy Cross for Royal Chapel of Saint Andrew the First Called

In the presence of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Porfirije consecrated the restored Holy Cross that adorns the dome of the Royal Chapel of St. Andrew the First-Called, patron saint of the Karadjordjevic family.

After the consecration of the Holy Cross, Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine had a long conversation with the Patriarch on a number of current topics and issues of interest to the nation and the Church.

86th Annual Memorial to Pupin

86th Annual Memorial to Pupin
86th Annual Memorial to Pupin
86th Annual Memorial to Pupin
86th Annual Memorial to Pupin

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, in New York, with the concelebration of Protopresbyter Djokan Majstorovic, Presbyter Milan Dragovic and Protodeacon Milos Zdralic, served a memorial service at the grave of Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin.

The Consul of Serbia in New York, Mrs. Olgica Vlacic, together with representatives of the Embassy of Serbia from Washington, DC, laid flowers at the grave of Mihajlo Pupin and his wife Sara Catharine. Numerous distinguished visitors to Woodlawn Cemetery, Orthodox Serbs and others, local and international, regularly pay their respects at the grave of this great son of Serbia.

Canonical visit to Minnesota

His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America in canonical visit to parishes in Minnesota

Serbs emigrated to Minnesota at the turn of the 20th century and settled in three highly industrialized areas.: The Iron Range, Duluth and the St. Paul-Minneapolis metropolitan area (The Тwin Cities). In all these regions, Serbs built their churches.