Serbian Orthodox Church

SSS Njegoš Choir celebrate their Krsna Slava

SSS Njegoš Choir celebrate their Krsna Slava
SSS Njegoš Choir celebrate their Krsna Slava
SSS Njegoš Choir celebrate their Krsna Slava
SSS Njegoš Choir celebrate their Krsna Slava

A beautiful divine Liturgy with guest Deacon Ljubiša Mitrović and our dear Father Dragoslav Kosić. Kumovi/domacini Tode and Christina Cosic and Peter Vucenovic. Guests enjoyed the youth chorus both during Liturgy and at the banquet they had a lovely performance with accompanist Amanda Vlainic Miller on flute and music director Milan Damljanovic on percussion.

Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased: One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples

Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended the solemn presentation of the mosaic in the dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade’s district of Vracar on 22 February 2018.

Besides His Holiness, the celebration in the Memorial Cathedral of the Serbian people was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey Lavrov, President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik, President of the Department of the External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Ilarion of Volokolamsk, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, ministers in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, as well as by representatives of the company Gasprom Nyeft which helped the creation and installation of the monumental mosaic in the dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral.

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, President of the Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, arrived to Belgrade in the evening of the 22nd February 2018.

The dignitary of the Moscow Patriarchate will participate in a formal presentation of the mosaic painting in the central dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral on Thursday, 22 February 2018.

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, who was accompanied by protopresbyter Igor Jakimchuk, Secretary of the Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church (DECR), and hypodeacon Aleksandar Yershov, an associate of this Department, was welcomed at the Belgrade airport by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa accompanied by protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasyev, Principal of the Representation of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade, Archimandrite Stefan (Saric), Deputy Principal of the Saint Sava Cathedral, and Deacon Aleksandar Prascevic, General Secretary of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day Two

Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day Two
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day Two
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day Two
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day Two

The feast day of the Meeting of the Lord, the second day of the Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Orthodox Institute began with the Holy Hiearchical Divine Liturgy.

Officiating at the Divine Liturgy was His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America with the con-celebration of Bishop Irinej of Eastern America and Bishop Kirilo of Dioclea, twenty-six priests and six deacons.

Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day 1

Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day 1
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day 1
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day 1
Fourth Annual Sts. Sebastian and Mardarije Institute Held in Florida - Day 1

For the first time since its inception four years ago this year's St. Sebastian and St. Mardarije Orthodox Institute was hosted by a parish outside the Western American Diocese. The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Clearwater, Florida of the Eastern American Diocese, was host to this year's event.

Registration in the late afternoon hours on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, marked the beginning of the event. After Vespers, served by host priest V. Rev. Stavrophor Dragan Zaric, Their Graces Bishop Irinej of Eastern America and Bishop Maxim of Western America greeted all the gathered clergy and participants both in the church and later after dinner in the fellowship hall. Also attending this year's Institute were His Grace Bishop Longin of Midwestern America and His Grace Bishop Kirilo of Dioclea.

Bishop Irinej Serves the Divine Liturgy in Washington D.C. on Meatfare Sunday

Bishop Irinej Serves the Divine Liturgy in Washington D.C. on Meatfare Sunday
Bishop Irinej Serves the Divine Liturgy in Washington D.C. on Meatfare Sunday
Bishop Irinej Serves the Divine Liturgy in Washington D.C. on Meatfare Sunday
Bishop Irinej Serves the Divine Liturgy in Washington D.C. on Meatfare Sunday

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, His Grace, our Bishop, Irinej served the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with the St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Church community of Washington D.C. along with host parish priest Rev. Dr. Vasilije Vranic. His Grace was in Washington D.C. to attend the St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Church Annual Fundraiser two days prior.

As His Grace arrived to celebrate the Liturgy, he was greeted by the children of the St. Luke parish, comprising members of the Sunday School, Serbian School, and Folklore programs. The children presented His Grace with a bouquet of flowers.