Serbian Orthodox Church

Blessed is he who comes in the Name of the Lord!

Serbian Patriarch Irinej I to visit the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

With exceeding great joy we herein announce that, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, His Holiness the Archbishop of Pech, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej will visit the Metropolitanate of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Fifth Continent from 2nd to 13th March 2016.  

Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada

Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada
Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada
Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada
Resolutions of the Diocesan Assembly of the Diocese of Canada

RESOLUTIONS
From the 34th Diocesan Assembly of the Canadian Diocese of the
Serbian Orthodox Church held at Holy Transfiguration
Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Milton on February 5-6, 2016.

We, the clergy, monastics and laity - representatives and delegates of all diocesan parishes and church-school congregations, gathered at the Annual Assembly at Holy Transfiguration Monastery in Milton, under the omophorion of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, administrator of the Diocese of Canada, adopt the following

Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne

Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne
Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne
Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne
Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne

The Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania, sponsored the Annual Opening of the Legal Year for 2016 with a Pan-Orthodox Prayer Service – Doxology held at St Eustathios Greek Orthodox Church in South Melbourne on Monday morning, 1 February 2016.

Many notable participants: hierarchs, clergy and laity, legal professionals from the Orthodox community, were present to receive the dignitaries from the judiciary, including distinguished Supreme Court justices, and offer prayers for beginning of the new Legal Year.

Blessing of the Monongahela River

Blessing of the Monongahela River
Blessing of the Monongahela River
Blessing of the Monongahela River
Blessing of the Monongahela River

Photos from the annual blessing of the Monongahela River by Fr Rodney Torbic, which has taken place every January since 1999.

Patriarch Irinej leaves for a canonical visit to the Diocese of Canada

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, left for a two-week working visit to the Diocese of Canada today, on 2 February 2016.  The Serbian Patriarch is the administrator of the Diocese of Canada since the last year’s session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops. This is the third visit of His Holiness to the Diocese of Canada.

During this visit the Patriarch will hold a regular annual assembly of the Diocese of Canada. In addition, he will visit the Church-school congregations: Saints Cyril and Methodius in Guelph, Saint George in Waterloo, Holy Archangel Michael in Richmond Hill (North Toronto), Holy Trinity in Kitchener, Holy Archdeacon Stefan in Ottawa, Saint Anthony of  Syrmium in Ottawa, Saint Sava in Winnipeg, Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Calgary, Saint Sava in Toronto and Saint Peter and Paul the Apostles in Oakville.

Saint Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese

Saint Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese
Saint Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese
Saint Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese
Saint Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese

A collection of photo galleries from St Sava celebrations around the Eastern American Diocese: Akron (OH), Boston (MA), Niagara Falls (OH), North Canton (OH), Parma (OH),  Philadelphia (PA).