Serbian Orthodox Church

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Lorain

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Lorain
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Lorain
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Lorain
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Lorain

On Sunday, March 5th, 2017 Orthodox clergymen, together with their faithful flocks, gathered together at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lorain, Ohio to celebrate the victory over iconoclasm - also known as "Triumph of Orthodoxy".

The morning started with the welcoming of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh (Greek Archdiocese of America), who together with all clergy present began the morning with Matins. Joining His Eminence were parishioners from St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Lorain along with their pastor, Rev. Fr. Sinisa Hrvacevic. Also in attendance were a number of clergy from a variety of jurisdictions, including priests from Greek, Carpatho-Russian, and Ukrainian churches.

Presanctified Liturgy at New Marcha Monastery

Presanctified Liturgy at New Marcha Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at New Marcha Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at New Marcha Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at New Marcha Monastery

Monastery New Marcha Richfield, OH welcomed clergy and faithful from the Cleveland Deanery on Friday, 3 March 2017 for the Holy Presanctified Liturgy that began at 6 PM.

The Holy Liturgy was served by the Very Rev Protopresbyter Mijoljub Matic from St. Sava Church in Broadview Heights and the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Rev. Dragoslav Kosic from St. Sava Cathedral in Parma.

Slava Banquet

Serbian Patriarch celebrated in St. Sava’s on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

Serbian Patriarch celebrated in St. Sava’s on the Sunday of Orthodoxy
Serbian Patriarch celebrated in St. Sava’s on the Sunday of Orthodoxy
Serbian Patriarch celebrated in St. Sava’s on the Sunday of Orthodoxy
Serbian Patriarch celebrated in St. Sava’s on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irineus celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the memory church of St. Sava in the Vracar District of Belgrade on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the 5th of Marh 2017.

Next to the brotherhood of this church, the Liturgy was concelebrated by Archpriest-Staurophor Ermolaos from the Greek city of Patra as well.  The hierarchal Liturgy was attended by the Ambassador of Greece in Serbia Mr. Elias Eliades as well as by a huge number of the faithful.

Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Mark Monastery

Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Mark Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Mark Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Mark Monastery
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Mark Monastery

With the Archpastoral blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Eastern-American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Saint Mark Monastery in Sheffield Village welcomed clergy and faithful from the Cleveland Deanery on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.

Holy Presanctified Liturgy began at 6 PM and was served by the abbot of St Mark's, Archimandrite Leontije (Alavanja), and by neighboring priest Rev Presbyter Sinisa Hrvacevic from St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Lorain, Ohio.

The Blessing of the Cross in Nashville

The Blessing of the Cross in Nashville
The Blessing of the Cross in Nashville
The Blessing of the Cross in Nashville
The Blessing of the Cross in Nashville

On Cheese-Fare Sunday, February 26, on the holy day of St. Simeon Mirotocivi, and with the blessing of His Grace Bishop of New Grancancia and Midwest Diocese Longin, parish priest Fr. Aleksandar Vujkovic blessed the cross which will be placed atop the newly constructed cupola of the church sanctuary.

The liturgy with blessing of the cross was attended by the parishioners of St. Petka Nashville. Fr. Aleksandar reminded the parishioners that we’re also “remaking” ourselves in the process.