Serbian Orthodox Church

“The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

Within the central celebration of the jubilee of the eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch opened a monumental exhibition “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church” in the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 9 October 2019.

The exhibition is organized with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops with support of the Ministry of Culture and Information, Ministry of Justice, the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities, Secretariate for Culture of the City of Belgrade and other institutions. The exhibition is accompanied by the 157-page with a more than hundred illustrations in color by the author Dr. Miljana Matic, curator of the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pray God for us!

Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pray God for us!
Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pray God for us!
Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pray God for us!
Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pray God for us!

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in front of the church of Sts New Martyrs of Kragujevac in Sumarice district on the occasion of 78 years since shooting more than two hundred citizens of Kragujevac by German occupation forces.

In the honor and glory of Sts New Martyrs of Kragujevac, pupils of the Theological Seminary of St. John Chrysostom sang responses. Bishop Jovan blessed slava loaf with Jovan Aleksic, founderr of the Sumarica church. His Grace also served with the clergy and faithful people the acathist to the Holy New Martyrs in front of the V3 monument. The event took place on the 21st October, the day when the school children with their teachers were shot.

Order of Saint Sava handed in to Momir Krsmanovic

Order of Saint Sava handed in to Momir Krsmanovic
Order of Saint Sava handed in to Momir Krsmanovic
Order of Saint Sava handed in to Momir Krsmanovic
Order of Saint Sava handed in to Momir Krsmanovic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, awarded writer Momir Krsmanovic with the Order of Saint Sava at a solemn reception at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 22 October 2019.

The event was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia and Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija and David of Krusevac.

Visual-Literary Exhibit "Serbian Orthodox Church 800 Years (1219-2019)”

”Serbian Orthodox Church 800 years (1219-2019)”

In commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church (1219-2019), His Grace The Right Reverend Irinej, Bishop of Eastern America, The Serbian Orthodox Church, has given his Archpastoral blessings for the Department of Christian Education of the Eastern American Diocese, in cooperation with the Society for the Cultivation of Tradition and Culture of Valjevo, to present a visual-literary exhibit “Serbian Orthodox Church 800 Years (1219-2019)” in all church-school congregations of the God-protected Eastern American Diocese, from November 1st , 2019 until June 14th, 2020.

Feast Day of Sts. Sergius & Bacchus the Martyrs in Sremcica

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity in Sremcica on the feast day of Saints Sergius and Bacchus the Martyrs, on 20 October 2019. (phоzo gallery).

He was concelebrated by dean of the church protopresbyter-staurophor Miroslav Stikic and other local priests.

Bishop Nikodim celebrates in Split and Knin

Bishop Nikodim celebrates in Split and Knin
Bishop Nikodim celebrates in Split and Knin
Bishop Nikodim celebrates in Split and Knin
Bishop Nikodim celebrates in Split and Knin

The Patron Saint-Day of the Holy Protection Church in Knin. Hierarchal Liturgy in Split.

The Patron Saint-Day of Knin's church dedicated to Holy Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God was solemnly celebrated on 14 October 2019 with the Holy Hierarchal LIturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Nikodim of Dalmatia.

Holy Father Our Pajsije, the Patriarch of Pec

Holy Father Our Pajsije, the Patriarch of Pec
Holy Father Our Pajsije, the Patriarch of Pec
Holy Father Our Pajsije, the Patriarch of Pec
Holy Father Our Pajsije, the Patriarch of Pec

His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served the Holy Liturgy in the monastery of the Patriarchate of Pec on the feast day of Saint Pajsije (Janjevac), Serbian Patriarch, on 16 October 2019.

Bishop Joanikije held a sermon regarding Saint Pajsije and his life and deeds.