Serbian Orthodox Church

Parish Slava Celebration at Holy Trinity in Youngstown

Parish Slava Celebration at Holy Trinity in Youngstown
Parish Slava Celebration at Holy Trinity in Youngstown
Parish Slava Celebration at Holy Trinity in Youngstown
Parish Slava Celebration at Holy Trinity in Youngstown

The Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church-School Congregation on Laird Avenue in Youngstown, Ohio celebrated its Slava, Pentecost - Duhovi on June 4th beginning with the Divine Liturgy.

Church School Graduation in Columbus

Church School Graduation in Columbus
Church School Graduation in Columbus
Church School Graduation in Columbus
Church School Graduation in Columbus

On Sunday June 4, 2017, the feast of the Decent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles – Pentecost; following a very festive Divine Liturgy, St. Stevan Church School had a Graduation ceremony for the students.

New Martyrs of the Piva canonized

New Martyrs of the Piva canonized
New Martyrs of the Piva canonized
New Martyrs of the Piva canonized
New Martyrs of the Piva canonized

On the feast of the Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist, on June 7, 2017, His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budim and Niksic celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the memory-church at the Dola village in the Piva region.

Quite a great number of the clergy and hieromonks from this Diocese concelebrated, with the prayerful participation of numerous faithful people. During the Divine Liturgy the Rite of canonization of the Holy New Martyrs of the Piva was performed, following a decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church brought at their spring session, and consequently they have been included into the Diptych of saints.

Pentecost in Montana

 Pentecost in Montana
 Pentecost in Montana
 Pentecost in Montana
 Pentecost in Montana

On June 3rd, Saturday of Souls, the parish of St. Herman of Alaska in Kalispell Montana experienced the pentecostal joy of receiving our beloved hierarch and arch-pastor, bishop Maxim, for the celebration of the Divine Liturgy. 

Being the eve of the great feast of Pentecost, the Liturgy felt doubly festal that day as the faithful of the Flathead Valley gathered in synaxis to pray for our departed and to recall and anticipate the great gift of the Holy Spirit.

Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Union of education workers

Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Union of education workers
Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Union of education workers
Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Union of education workers
Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Union of education workers

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received President of the Union of Education Workers of Serbia, Ms. Jasna Jankovic, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 7 June 2017

Ms. Jankovic expressed gratitude to the Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they discussed the still unresolved employment status of teachers of religious education - catechists in the schools of the Republic of Serbia. Patriarch Irinej thanked the esteemed guest for the visit, care and efforta, wishing her all the best from the Lord.

Patron feast-day of the St. Jovan Vladimir’s church at Bar

Patron feast-day of the St. Jovan Vladimir’s church at Bar
Patron feast-day of the St. Jovan Vladimir’s church at Bar
Patron feast-day of the St. Jovan Vladimir’s church at Bar
Patron feast-day of the St. Jovan Vladimir’s church at Bar

His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije, with the assistance of the clergy and prayerful participation of many of the faithful, officiated the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of St. John Vladimir in Bar on the occasion of the patron feast of St. John Vladimir, 3 June 2017.

The Metropolitan delivered a sermon on the significance of the Birtday event of the Church of Christ – Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on the Pentecost. He pointed out that the vertical of human beings and the vertical of human history, the history of the world has been, is and will remain forever and ever in the carrying of the Cross according to the words of the Lord: Who wants to follow me, let him deny himself and take up his cross on him and let him follow me, said Metropolitan Amfilohije.