Serbian Orthodox Church

Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of India

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica attended a solemn reception organized by the Embassy of India in Belgrade on 15 August 2015, and, on that occasion he congratulated Her Excellency Narinder Chauhan, the distinguished Ambassador of this country, the 70th anniversary of the state independence.

His Grace Bishop Antonije was accompanied by deacon Aleksandar Prascevic, PhD, chief of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, and deacon Dragan Tanasijevic, photographer of the Information Service of the SOC.

Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Portland

Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Portland
Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Portland
Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Portland
Bishop Maxim visited his flock in Portland

The past weekend of 12th and 13th August 2017 at the St. Stephens Archdeacon and Protomartyr Serbian Orthodox Church in Portland, Oregon was very blessed because our Diocesan Bishop His Grace Bishop Maxim visited our Portland parish.

The reason of His visit was the celebration of our Parish Slava, which began with a joyful gathering on saturday afternoon when a lot of parish children full of joy and happiness welcomed His Grace at our beautiful Church property in Portland. Bishop Maxim blessed all the children and people who came to this gathering. After a delicious barbecue and childrens playing and talks we concluded the beautiful afternoon with a Vesper served by Fr. Vidoslav Vujasin the host priest in the presence of his Grace and the faithful followed by a brief meeting with the Board members who presented the Diocesan Bishop their plans for improvement and development of future projects on our Church property in Portland.

Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan

Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica attended a solemn reception organized by  the Embassy of Pakistan in Belgrade on the 14th August 2017, and on this occasion he congratulated His Excellency Syed Adil Gilani, the distinguished ambassador of this country, the 70th anniversary of the independence.

His Grace Bishop Antonije was accompanied by deacon Aleksandar Prascevic, PhD, chief of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, and deacon Dragan Tanasijevic, photographer of the Information Service of the SOC.

Invitation to Patronal Feast of the Federation of the Circles of Serbian Sisters

INVITATION TO THE PATRONAL FEAST
OF THE FEDERATION OF THE CIRCLES OF SERBIAN SISTERS
OF THE DIOCESE OF EASTERN AMERICA
THE DORMITION OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS

ST. NICHOLAS SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, MONROEVILLE, PA
MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2017

Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Eastern American Diocese,

Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned

Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned

On 13 August 2017, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Nis and on this occasion he elevated His Grace Arsenije (Glavcic) to the Throne of Diocesan Bishops of Nis – The event was attended by envoy of the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Mayor of Nis Darko Bulatovic, high representatives of the Armed Forces of Serbia, public and cultural life of Nis – The Liturgy and enthronement was attended Apostolic Nuntio in Serbia Luciano Suriani and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Solemn Liturgy with the concelebration of: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Their Graces Bishops: Arsenije of Nis, Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica, Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadia, Ignjatije of Branicevo, Fotije of Dalmatia, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, David of Krusevac, Jovan of Slavonia, Ilarion of Timok, Joakim of Polog-Kumanovo, Vicar Bishop David of Stobi.

Biography of new-elected Bishop of Nis Arsenije (Glavcic)

The new-elected Bishop of Nis Arsenije (Glavcic), Vicar Bishop of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, was born on March 10, 1978 in Vrsac, as Milomir Glavcic.

He finished primary school in his birthplace in 1993, and from there, upon the blessing of the then Bishop Hrizostom (Stolic) of Banat, attended the Seminary of Saint Sava in Belgrade and finished it successfully in 1998. Upon the blessing of Bishop Hrizostom, he immatriculated the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade. During his studies he attended  twice the Puskin Institute in Moscow to improve his Russian, in 1999 and 2000.