Serbian Orthodox Church

A New Church in Mrcevci Consecrated

 A New Church in Mrcevci Consecrated
 A New Church in Mrcevci Consecrated
 A New Church in Mrcevci Consecrated
 A New Church in Mrcevci Consecrated

Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej together with His Grace Jefrem, Diocesan Bishop of Banja Luka, consecrated a completely  new dedicated to the Holy Equal-to-the Apostles Emperor Constantine and Helen in the village of Mrčevci near Laktaši, on 6 October 2018.

The “god-fathers”of the church were the President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik and the Chairman of the Committee for the Church Construction, Mr. Dragoljub Davidovic, who received charters.

Towards the Advancement of the Religious Ministry in the Army of Serbia

Towards the Advancement of the Religious Ministry in the Army of Serbia
Towards the Advancement of the Religious Ministry in the Army of Serbia
Towards the Advancement of the Religious Ministry in the Army of Serbia
Towards the Advancement of the Religious Ministry in the Army of Serbia

The Minister of Defense, Mr. Aleksandar Vulin attended the 3rd Festival of Christian Culture in Zajecar, Serbia, on October 6, 2018 and, accompanied by some high-ranking officers of the Serbian Armed Forces visited the Cathedral church.

The Minister then had a meeting with Bishop Ilarion of the Timok (Eastern Serbia), who is in charge of ministry of the Orthodox military priests in the Ministry of Defense and in the Army of Serbia. On this occasion, Minister Vulin pointed out that the Ministry of Defense and the Army of Serbia had been paying great attention to the religious ministry.

Slava celebration in San Francisco Parish

Slava celebration in San Francisco Parish
Slava celebration in San Francisco Parish
Slava celebration in San Francisco Parish
Slava celebration in San Francisco Parish

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, His Grace Bishop Maxim served Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist Serbian Orthodox Cathedral for the celebration of the Cathedral’s Krsna Slava.

Fr. Vasilije Cvijanovic from Moraga parish, Fr. Zoran Savic from Oakland parish and Fr. Djurica Gordic co-celebrated in Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. Following the Divine Liturgy, the Slava banquet was held in Church hall. Etno group Iskra participated in the program by singing beautiful folk songs. Many parishioners from Bay Area attended this year’s Cathedral Slava.

Federation CSS celebrates Patronal Feast

Federation CSS celebrates Patronal Feast
Federation CSS celebrates Patronal Feast
Federation CSS celebrates Patronal Feast
Federation CSS celebrates Patronal Feast

Slava of the Eastern Diocesan Federation CSS, and the local parish CSS at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church on Raccoon Rd in Austintown, Ohio

On the feast of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God and Ever Virgin Mary, the clergy of the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Deaneries, members of the Eastern Diocesan Federation of the Circles of Serbian Sisters (CSS) and faithful came together with His Grace, our Father and Bishop Irinej to celebrate the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy and the Patronal Feast – Slava of the Eastern Diocesan Federation CSS, and the local parish CSS at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church on Raccoon Rd in Austintown, Ohio.