Ordination in Saint Sava church in Kraljevo

In difficult days for all mankind, the Church continues to receive new reapers in the Lord's field, rejoicing in that bright and unspoken day of the Lord, the day of Resurrection, the day that delivers all and gives strength to all to overcome the obstacles and troubles of this world.

On Sunday of Holy Forefathers, 27 December 2020, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Sava in Kraljevo. The Bishop was concelebrated by Archimandrite Damjan (Cvetkovic), abbot of Raca German (Avakumovic), protodeacon Aleksandar Grujovic, deacon Stefan Milosevski and newly-ordained hierodeacon Julijan, co-brother of the Raca monastery.

Press Release of the Holy Synod of BIshops

Press Release of the Holy Synod of BIshops

The Holy Synod of Bishops, on its session on 24 December 2020 brought a decision to summon the Holy Assembly of Bishops for the election of a new Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, which will be held on 18 February 2021. 

From the Office of the Holy Synod of Bishops 

Working visit to Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district

His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia and Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Foreign Affairs paid an official visit to the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district, in Belgrade on 25 December 2020. 

The high guests were welcomed by His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, head of the Saint Sava Cathedral, with hard-working enthusiasts on the construction of the Memorial Cathedral of the Serbian people.

Bishop Fotije served a memorial service for Patriarch Irinej

His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla served a memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Irinej of blessed repose in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district, Belgrade on 24 December 2020, on the feast day of Saint Daniel the Stylite.

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia and the Administrator of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac, and His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, head of the Saint Sava Cathedral, His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla served the memorial service for Patriarch Irinej of blessed repose on his tomb in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral in the Vracar District. 

Press release of the Holy Synod of Bishops

Press release of the Holy Synod of Bishops

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, at its session on December 24, 2020, made a decision that the Conciliar Holy Liturgy for the dead and a forty-day memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Irinej of blessed repose to be served on December 29, 2020 in the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Vracar. The Holy Liturgy will begin at 9 a.m., and the memorial service will be served after the Holy Liturgy, around 11 a.m.

From the Office of the Holy Synod of Bishops