Patriarch

Patriarch Porfirije: Christ is the answer to the meaning of our existence (English, Greek, Russian)

At the fraternal invitation of His Grace Bishop of Šumadija kyr Jovan, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch kyr Porfirije visited the See of the Diocese of Šumadija and the Cathedral church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Kragujevac, on 28 April 2022 (photo gallery eparhija-sumadijska.org.rs).

His Holiness was welcomed by Bishop Jovan and his clerics, monastics and faithful people of the Diocese of Šumadija. The festive Rite of doxology in front of the Cathedral church was presided by protopresbyter–staurophoros Prof. Dr Zoran Krstić – Dean of the Seminary of Saint John Chrysostom in Kragujevac. Overwhelmed by the Paschal joy, Bishop Jovan, in the name of the clerics, monastics and faithful people, thanked His Holiness the Patriarch for the love manifested through the visitation in days of the Bright week:

Patriarch Porfirije: Any human ideology cannot solve the secret of life, only God can

On Easter Tuesday, 26 April 2022, His Holiness kyr Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy in Rajinovac Monastery near Grocka, dedicated to Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God (photo monastery ).

The Patriarch was concelebrated by Archimandrite Serafim, presbyters Aleksandar Mitrović, Dejan Todorović and Miloš Šmigić, as well as protodeacons Dragan Radić and Radomir Vrućinić.

Patriarch Porfirije served in Saint Sava Cathedral church on Easter Monday

His Holiness kyr Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy in Saint Sava Cathedral church in Vracar, Belgrade on 25 April 2022, on Easter Monday. 

The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop kyr Stefan of Remesiana, archpriests Dragan Šovljanski and Ivan Štrbački, presbyters Branislav Kličković and Dalibor Stojadinović, protodeacons Mladen Kovačević, Dragan Radić and Radomir Vrućinić and deacon Siniša Duvnjak (photo gallery).

Patriarch Porfirije: All people are invited to praise the Lord

On the feast day of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 24 April 2022, His Holiness Kyra Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch served the solemn Paschal Vesper service in Saint Sava Cathedral in Vračar, Belgrade.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops Stefan of Remesiana and Sava of Marča, archimandrite Nektarije, protosynchellos Danilo, archpriests Vitaly Tarasyev, Nenad Jovanović and Branislav Kličkovič, presbyters Panayotis Karastasios, Miroslav Čolaković, Ivan Štrbački and Dalibor Stojadinović, protodeacons Mladen Kovačević and Radomir Vrućinić, as well as deacons Vladan Tatalović and Đorđe Petrović.

Patriarch Porfirije: We celebrate the Pascha of the Lord, and that means our Pascha. The resurrection of Christ from the dead and in Him our resurrection

His Holiness kyr Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch served the Easter Liturgy at midnight in the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Vračar, Belgrade (photo gallery).

The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Archimandrite Nektarije, protosynchelloi Danilo and Nektarije, protopresbyter-staurophors Vladimir Vukašinović and Stojadin Pavlović, archpriests Zoran Ranković, Dragan Šovljanski, Predrag Prodić and Đorđe Stojisavljević, synchellos Stojisavljević, synchellos Andronik Dunaev from the Russian Orthodox Church, presbyters Zoran Devrnja and Branislav Kedžić, protodeacons Mladen Kovačević, Dragan Radić and Radomir Vrućinić and deacon Đorđe Petrović. 

Patriarch Porfirije: The Resurrected Lord reveals that the last word in our life and history is love, because He is love!

Also this year His Holiness kyr Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, spent the happiest feast day, Easter, with the homeless, with whom he had lunch together in a soup kitchen run by the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the festive table set in the yard of the Faith Charitable Guardianship, His Holiness the Patriarch and famous Serbian artists talked with our most endangered fellow citizens.