Serbian Orthodox Church

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

The year of the Lord 2019 is the year of jubilee for the fullness of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In the preceding months, many other dioceses and parishes of our Holy Church have celebrated the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church at a local level.

On November 1st and 2nd, this important jubilee was celebrated on the Diocesan level in our Eastern America Diocese along with the 130th anniversary of the birth of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and all America. By the Episcopal Proclamation of His Grace Bishop Irinej, November 2nd, the feast day of St. Mardarije, is to be celebrated annually in all parishes of the Eastern American Diocese.

Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade

Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to this saint in New Belgrade on 8 November 2019, the feast day of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius.

His Holiness was welcomed by the church principal protopresbyter-staurophor Rajko Nedic with the local clergy, the faithful and guests.

Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja

Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja
Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja
Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja
Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja

The solemn celebration of 950th anniversary of the monastery of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja was marked on the Eve of the feast day, 31 October 2019, with All Night Vigil service officiated by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.

His Holiness was concelebrated by the clergy of the Diocese of Vranje and clerics from other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church. His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid also attended the Vigil service.

Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Greece

Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Greece
Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Greece
Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Greece
Serbian Patriarch received Ambassador of Greece

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received a newly appointed Ambassador fo Greece to Serbia, His Excellency Mr. Giorgos Diakofotakis at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 1 November 2019.

Big distinction to Minister Sinisa Mali

Big distinction to Minister Sinisa Mali
Big distinction to Minister Sinisa Mali
Big distinction to Minister Sinisa Mali
Big distinction to Minister Sinisa Mali

On the feast day of Saint Longin of Sotnik, 29 October 2019, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Descent of Holy Spirit upon Apostles in Barzilovici, near Lazarevac.

His Grace was concelebrated by abbot of the monastery of Holy Great Martyr George in Celije Dositej, diocesan dean of Kolubara-Posavina protopresbyter-staurophor Zlatko Dimitrijevic, protopresbyter-staurophor Marko Mitic, presbyter Rasko Stjepanovic, protodeacon Ivan Gasic and deacon Nikola Urosevic.