Serbian Orthodox Church

First Belgrade Choral Society in Himmelsthür

First Belgrade Choral Society in Himmelsthür
First Belgrade Choral Society in Himmelsthür
First Belgrade Choral Society in Himmelsthür
First Belgrade Choral Society in Himmelsthür

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and under the patronage of His Grace Bishop Sergije of Frankfurt and All Germany, the solemn concert of the First Belgrade Choral Society was held in the monastery of the Dormition of The Most Holy Mother of God in Himmelsthür.

Consecration of a Chapel and Translation of Relics in Gornje Hrasno

Consecration of a Chapel and Translation of Relics in Gornje Hrasno
Consecration of a Chapel and Translation of Relics in Gornje Hrasno
Consecration of a Chapel and Translation of Relics in Gornje Hrasno
Consecration of a Chapel and Translation of Relics in Gornje Hrasno

On Sunday, 2 July 2017, residents of Gornje Hrasno gathered around relics of their ancestors who suffered martyrs’ death, that were solemnly transferred to a newly built chapel dedicated to the Serbian New Martyrs next to the existing  church of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist.

Mountian climbing pilgrimage

Mountian climbing pilgrimage
Mountian climbing pilgrimage
Mountian climbing pilgrimage
Mountian climbing pilgrimage

The faithful of three of our Serbian Orthodox Churches in America are going on a mountain climbing pilgrimage to Colorado in honor of the glorification of Saint Mardarije.  Two Priests will be the with them and they will serve the Divine liturgy on top of the mountain with prayer to our good and loving God to bless this country and its people as well as our much suffering Serbian people in the homeland. This trip will take place a week before the glorification on July 14-16, 2017.  Pray for them.

19th Annual Vidovdan observance

The Annual Vidovdan observance was held at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Following the Divine Liturgy, a Parastos was held for all the faithful dying in defense of the faith.

This was the nineteenth annual observance. A dinner and program were held in the church hall. Officers of the parish Executive Board spoke.  Parishioners read inspirational poems and writings about the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.

Saint Vitus Day in Dalmatian Kosovo

Saint Vitus Day in Dalmatian Kosovo
Saint Vitus Day in Dalmatian Kosovo
Saint Vitus Day in Dalmatian Kosovo
Saint Vitus Day in Dalmatian Kosovo

The faithful people of Dalmatian Kosovo traditionally gathered at Lazarica Monastery on 28 June 2017, in order to celebrate with their beloved Bishop one of the most significant feast days in the Serbian history, Saint Vitus' Day - Vidovdan.

Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia

Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia

On Sunday, June 25th, St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Philadelphia was blessed with an Archpastoral visit by their beloved hierarch, His Grace Bishop Irinej, as well as the new Director of Christian Education for the Eastern Diocese, Deacon Jovan Anicic. This year marked the first of what will become an annual celebration for the commemoration of Vidovdan.  This event was particularly special as is marked the graduation day for the 2016-2017 church school students.