Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt

Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Amr Aljowaily, Ambassador of Egypt to the Republic of Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 6 June 2018.

His Excellency Aljowaily thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception during which they had conversations about possibilities offered to Serbian tourists that during their stay in Egyptian resorts they might visit Christian shrines. Serbian Patriarch Irinej thanked the distinguished Ambassador for the visit and his efforts to foster friendly relations between the peoples of Egypt and Serbia.

High Representatives of the Ecumenical Patriarchate received by the Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received a delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate led by His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel of Gaul at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 June 2018.

His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel thanked His Holiness for the cordial audience during which a conversation about the current relations of the Local Orthodox Churches was held. From his side, Patriarch Irinej expressed his gratitude to His Eminence Metropolitan for the visit and his efforts to establish close ties between the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate.

The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard

The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard

His Holiness Irinej received in  audience  a delegation of the National Guard of the Russian Federation headed by Lieutenant General Sergei Melikov, accompanied by Commander of the Serbian Gendarmerie Colonel Goran Dragović, in the Serbian Patriarchate Palace in Belgrade on June 5, 2018.

Lieutenant Colonel Melikov thanked His Holiness for a cordial reception during which a discussion was held on the joint efforts of state and religious institutions while fighting against all the forms of threats to security in Serbia, Russia and the world.

Patriarch Irinej receives Commander of the Cypriot National Guard

Patriarch Irinej receives Commander of the Cypriot National Guard
Patriarch Irinej receives Commander of the Cypriot National Guard
Patriarch Irinej receives Commander of the Cypriot National Guard
Patriarch Irinej receives Commander of the Cypriot National Guard

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the Commander of the Cypriot National Guard Lieutenant General Elias Leontaris, accompanied by the Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces General Ljubisa Dikovic, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 June 2018.

Lieutenant General Leontaris thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception during which they had conversations about mutual efforts of the state and religious institutions in fighting against all forms of threats to security in Serbia, on Cyprus and in the world.

The Archbishop of Canterbury visiting the Serbian Orthodox Patriarch

His Grace, Lord Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of England, the head of the Anglican Community, arrived in Belgrade on June 2, 2018.

The Church dignitary was accompanied by: The Rt Revd Dr Robert Innes, the Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe;   The Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall, Bishop of Ebbsfleet  - The Church of England’s Lead Bishop for Eastern Orthodox Relations; The Revd Dr William Adam, Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ecumenical Adviser and Ecumenical Officer at the Council for Christian Unity. 

Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava

 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava

On the Seventh Sunday after Pascha, parishioners of St. Sava Church in Seattle celebrated their Patronal Feast Day - Transfer of the Relics of St Sava.

His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America served the Divine Liturgy together with Rev. Protopresbyter Serafim Gascoigne from the Church of the Holy Protection of the Theotokos, Seattle, Rev. Protopresbyter Irenaeus Williams from the Holy Resurrection Church, Tacoma, and parish priest Rev. Zoran Aleksic. After reading of the Holy Gospel, addressing the, Bishop Maxim spoke about the blessing of our Lord that assured the Apostles, during this period from His Resurrection to Ascension, that He is the Son of God and the Redeemer of the world. We also, as His disciples, receive from these Feast days the comfort, joy, strength, and at the same time the knowledge that the Lord Jesus Christ is with us until the end of time.