Serbian Orthodox Church

Patriarch received the Ambassador of France in Belgrade

Patriarch received the Ambassador of France in Belgrade
Patriarch received the Ambassador of France in Belgrade
Patriarch received the Ambassador of France in Belgrade
Patriarch received the Ambassador of France in Belgrade

The Serbian Patriarchate, 14 June 2017 - His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Her Excellency Mrs. Christine Moro, the Ambassador of the Republic of France to the Republic of Serbia.

Mrs. Moro expressed her gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they talked about the history and the cooperation of Serbian and French peoples.  The Serbian Patriarch thanked the esteemed guest for the visit and a very frutful cooperation during her diplomatic mandate in our country, and wished her all the best from the Lord in her further diplomatic mission.

Patriarch received the ambassadors of Serbia to Belgium and Slovenia

Patriarch received the ambassadors of Serbia to Belgium and Slovenia
Patriarch received the ambassadors of Serbia to Belgium and Slovenia
Patriarch received the ambassadors of Serbia to Belgium and Slovenia
Patriarch received the ambassadors of Serbia to Belgium and Slovenia

Serbian Patriarchate, 14 June 2017 - His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Her Excellency Mrs. Dr. Marina Jovicevic, Serbian Ambassador to Belgium, and Her Excellency Mrs. Zoranа Vlatković, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Slovenia.

The guests expressed their gratitude to the Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they discussed some aspects of cooperation between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. The Serbian Patriarch thanked the distinguished guests for the visit , wishing  them abundant Divine blessings in their diplomatic missions.

Church Picnic in Lebanon

On the First Sunday after Pentecost ( the Sunday of All Saints - June 11th, 2

017), our Parish hosted its annual Picnic. As our guests we had the honor to have the youth Choir from St. Nicholas from Steelton who sung during the Divine Liturgy. Our Parish prepared a lot of traditional Serbian food, while the music was provided by the etno -orchestra.

Church School Graduation in North Canton

Church School Graduation in North Canton
Church School Graduation in North Canton
Church School Graduation in North Canton
Church School Graduation in North Canton

On Sunday, June 4th 2017, the St. George Serbian Orthodox parish celebrated the Great Feast of Pentecost. The congregation reveled in the hymns of the Feast as the Boza Yoksimovich Serbian Singing Society of Canton joyously sang the responses after weeks of practice. In particular, their English version of the Festal Tropar “Blessed art Thou O Christ our God…”, sung in the Serbian tonal setting, was magnificent!

Biography of Episcopus electus of Dalmatia Nikodim

The elected Bishop of Dalmatian Nikodim (Kosovic) was born on 15 April 1981 in Zadar, from parents who died in his early childhood.

He grew up together with his sister Danica, under the care of his uncle Nenad Kosovic, a well-known Benkovac professor and translator from Russian. He started Elementary school in Zadar, continued it in Benkovac in 1991 and ended at Dragocvet near Jagodina, Serbia, in 1995. Starting from 1991 he lived in the village Suljkovac n. Jagodina where he as a child, due to the civil war, went into exile, and in 1994 he together with his father and sister moved to live in Jagodina. He finished the Serbian Orthodox Seminary of Saint Arsenius of Srem in Sremski  Karlovci in 2000.

Memorial Saturday in North Port

Memorial Saturday in North Port
Memorial Saturday in North Port
Memorial Saturday in North Port
Memorial Saturday in North Port

On Memorial Saturday, the Divine Liturgy for the Deceased and a Memorial Service were conducted. Father Sasa talked about the necessity of prayer for the departed and the meaning of the wheat, wine and candles that we use when we celebrate the memorial service and mention those deceased in the Lord.