The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church

The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church
The Capital city of Serbia celebrated the jubilee of the Serbian Church

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Deputy Mayor of Belgrade Goran Vesic attended on the solemn academy “Eight centuries of autocephaly 1219-2019”, organized mutually by the Serbian Orthodox Church and the City of Belgrade in the crypt of the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Belgrade, on 21 December 2019.

His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop of Patriarch Irinej, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dacic, Deputy Director of the Office  for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities Dr. Marko Nikolic, representatives of the National Assembly and of the City of Belgrade, members of the City Council and Secretariat, representatives of the Serbs from Kosovo and Metohia, members of the diplomatic corps and numerous citizens attended the celebration of the jubilee.

Niksic Assembly in presence of the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog

Niksic Assembly in presence of the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog
Niksic Assembly in presence of the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog
Niksic Assembly in presence of the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog
Niksic Assembly in presence of the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog

“Even the Turks didn’t do what these ungodly people want. No way!”
(photo gallery)

In Niksic, Montenegro, a great church-people's assembly was held on Saturday, 21 December 2019, when thousands of the faithful gathered around the relics of Saint Basil of Ostrog requesting a withdrawal of a draft of the discriminatory Bill on Freedom of Religion and Legal Status of Churches and Religious Communities.

The Feast of St. Andrew the First-called at Ráckeve

The Feast of St. Andrew the First-called at Ráckeve
The Feast of St. Andrew the First-called at Ráckeve
The Feast of St. Andrew the First-called at Ráckeve
The Feast of St. Andrew the First-called at Ráckeve

On the feast of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-called, December 13, 2019, His Grace Bishop Lukijan of Buda officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God – Ráckeve (Srpski Kovin), Hungary.

The Bishop was concelebrated by Archimandrite Andrei Pandurovic, abbot of the monastery; hieromonk Mitrofan Gajic, spiritual of the monastery of Grabovac; deacons Andras Solja and Stefan Milisavic, in the prayerful participation of clergy from surrounding places and nuns from the Grabovac monastery.

Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun

Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Saint Nicholas church in Zemun - Belgrade on December 19, 2019, on the feast of Saint Nicholas the Miracle-Worker

The Patriarch was concelebrated by Archimandrite Seraphim (Kužić), abbot of the Rajinovac Monastery, hieromonk Petar (Bogdanovic) from the Tuman Monastery, protopresbyter-staurophors: Ljuba Milosevic from New Jersey, Luka Novakovic from Philadelphia and Drasko Tepavac, presbyter Vladimir Prasic and deacons Vladimir Rumenic and Dragan Tanasijevic.

Bishop Heruvim served in Cathedral church in Vukovar

Bishop Heruvim served in Cathedral church in Vukovar
Bishop Heruvim served in Cathedral church in Vukovar
Bishop Heruvim served in Cathedral church in Vukovar
Bishop Heruvim served in Cathedral church in Vukovar

Their Eminences Bishops Fotije of Zvornik and Tuzla and Heruvim of Osek-Polje and Baranja celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Translation of relics of Saint Nicholas in Vukovar on 15 December 2019.

The Bishop was concelebrated by local clergy. The Liturgical celebration was enhanced with chanting of the choir Saint Roman Melod from Brcko.