Serbian Orthodox Church

CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!

CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Paschal Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar in Belgrade at midnight.

The Paschal service was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic. Thousands of believers came to the Cathedral to welcome the Holy Fire, which this year, with the blessing of Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Serbian Patriarch Irinej was transferred from the holy city of Jerusalem to the Serbian capital.

Transfer of the Holy Fire from Jerusalem to Belgrade

The schedule of the following events regarding the Holy Fire:

·        welcome ceremony of the Holy Fire on 11 April 2015 at 7:30 PM at the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla, where the press conference will be held,

·        the solemn welcome at the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar District on 11 April 2015 at 11:00 PM, as well as the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral at midnight on 11 April 2015.

More information about this joyous event of the transfer of the Holy Fire from the Jerusalem’s Sepulcher church of the Resurrection of Christ to the Serbian capital you can get also by social networks:

The Holy Fire GOOGLE+          The Holy Fire FACEBOOK

as well as on the special page on our website: http://www.spc.rs/BlagodatniOganj

Annunciation at the Cathedral church in Belgrade

Annunciation at the Cathedral church in Belgrade
Annunciation at the Cathedral church in Belgrade
Annunciation at the Cathedral church in Belgrade
Annunciation at the Cathedral church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on 7 April 2015, on the feast day of the Annunciation, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of HolyArchangel  Michael in Belgrade.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by the clergy of the Cathedral church. Patriarch Irinej congratulated the feast-day to the congregation.

Palm Sunday in Zagreb

Palm Sunday in Zagreb
Palm Sunday in Zagreb
Palm Sunday in Zagreb
Palm Sunday in Zagreb

Metropolitan Porfirije: Man needa a man.Bat, above all, man needs God.

The Church in Zagreb celebrated the feast-day of the solemn Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, with the Holy Liturgy officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana. The Metropolitan was concelebrated by priests of the Cathedral church and lots of believers gathered in the church.

Palm Sunday celebrated at the Serbian Patriarchate

Palm Sunday celebrated at the Serbian Patriarchate
Palm Sunday celebrated at the Serbian Patriarchate
Palm Sunday celebrated at the Serbian Patriarchate
Palm Sunday celebrated at the Serbian Patriarchate

On Palm Sunday, on April 5th, 2015 when our Church celebrates a memory of the triumphal entry of Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Belgrade.  

His Holiness was concelebrated by local priests of the Serbian Church. The Children choir of the First Belgrade Chanting Society sang responses during the Eucharistic gathering.

Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus

Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus

His Grace Bishop Maxim and his parents, Proto Lazar and Protinica Radmila Vasiljevic, celebrated their Krsna Slava, on Lazarus Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California.

His Grace, Bishop Maxim officiated at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with the clergy from Saint Steven's Cathedral and surrounding parishes, and many Orthodox faithful from around the Diocese. Following the Divine Liturgy, the festal Slava service was held in the main hall and was followed by a delicious luncheon prepared by the Diocesan Kolo Srpskih Sestara.