Serbian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York

Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York
Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York
Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York
Patriarch Irinej visits Saint Sava Cathedral site in New York

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, 44th successor of Saint Sava on the primatial Throne of the Serbian Orthodox Church, has arrived in New York on 14 July 2017 en route to Chicago, where he will lead celebrations this weekend for the canonization of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and All-America.

The AirSerbia direct flight connecting Belgrade and New York which carried Patriarch Irinej, operated by an A330 aircraft named after "Nikola Tesla," landed at JFK International Airport at 11:39 AM local time.

Monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul celebrates its patronal feast

Monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul celebrates its patronal feast
Monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul celebrates its patronal feast
Monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul celebrates its patronal feast
Monastery of Sts. Peter and Paul celebrates its patronal feast

The Patron Saint-day of Saints Peter and Paul Monastery was marked on 12 July 2017 with a Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina with the concelebration of Bishop Atanasije, abbots of  Tvrdos, Zitomislic and Duga Njiva monasteries, priests of the Diocese and in the presence of many believers.

The celebration of the monastery's patronal feast was continued with a traditional Vesper service and the Holy Liturgy at the Paul's cave. Fathers Benedict - abbot of St. Michael the Archangel Monastery at Prevlaka, Nektarije - abbot of the Duga Njiva monasterz and hieromonk Dimitrije from Tvrdos.

Monroeville officially welcomes Fr. George Veselinovich and family

Monroeville officially welcomes Fr. George Veselinovich and family
Monroeville officially welcomes Fr. George Veselinovich and family
Monroeville officially welcomes Fr. George Veselinovich and family
Monroeville officially welcomes Fr. George Veselinovich and family

On Sunday June 25th, our St Petka kolo hosted an official welcome for our new parish priest V. Rev Father George Veselinovich, Protinica Karen and their daughter Alexa. A large table of delicious posno appetizers and desserts awaited the parish family and congregation after Liturgy. Pamela Matejevich, Kolo President, welcomed those in attendance and thanked both the Kolo Sisters and the St. Nicholas Outreach Committee jointly for making the day a success with fine food and decorations. Protinica Karen then spoke to those gathered saying thank you to the parish for their hospitality and warm welcome!

Feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Mol

Feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Mol
Feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Mol
Feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Mol
Feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Mol

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, His Grace Bishop Lukijan of Budim and Administrator of Temisoara Lukijan officiated the Holy Hieararchal Liturgy with the concelebration of local priests at his birthplace of Ada, on the occasion of his Patron Saint-day.