Serbian Orthodox Church

Christmas Liturgy at Cathedral Church

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Mr. Tomislav Nikolic attended the Christmas Liturgy at Belgrade's Cathedral Church.

His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated this morning the Divine Liturgy, on the joyful feast day of the Nativity of the Lord, at the Cathedral Church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Belgrade.

Christmas Eve at Alexander Nevsky church

Christmas Eve at Alexander Nevsky church
Christmas Eve at Alexander Nevsky church
Christmas Eve at Alexander Nevsky church
Christmas Eve at Alexander Nevsky church

In the evening of the joyful feast day of the Nativity of the Lord, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the vesper service at the church of Alexander Nevsky. After the blessing and burning the badnjak (Yule log), Patriarch Irinej served the feast day's great vesper service and gave Christmas gifts to children. Belgrade's Mayor Dragan Djilas was present at the service.

Christmas Eve in Cathedral Church of Saint Sava on Vracar

Christmas Eve in Cathedral Church of Saint Sava on Vracar
Christmas Eve in Cathedral Church of Saint Sava on Vracar
Christmas Eve in Cathedral Church of Saint Sava on Vracar
Christmas Eve in Cathedral Church of Saint Sava on Vracar

Pious people of the Serbian capital gathered this evening in front of the Cathedral Church on Vracar, where His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch, blessed and burned badnjaks (Yule logs). Across the Saint Sava's plateau the Christmas troparion could be heard: Thy nativity, O Christ our God...

Serbian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy on Pasino Brdo

Serbian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy on Pasino Brdo
Serbian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy on Pasino Brdo
Serbian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy on Pasino Brdo
Serbian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy on Pasino Brdo

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated today, on Christmas Eve which is also this year the Serbian Father's Day, the Divine Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity on Pasino Brdo in Belgrade. 

Bishop Atanasije celebrates at Ruzica Church

Bishop Atanasije celebrates at Ruzica Church

On the feast day of Holy Martyr Deacon Avvacum andHoly Martyr Hegumen Paisius His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ruzica church on the Kalimegdan. Many believers were present at the Liturgy and the Bishop held a sermon. 

Receptions at Serbian Patriarchate on 27 December 2012

Receptions at Serbian Patriarchate on 27 December 2012
Receptions at Serbian Patriarchate on 27 December 2012
Receptions at Serbian Patriarchate on 27 December 2012
Receptions at Serbian Patriarchate on 27 December 2012

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday at Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 27 December 2012 in separate visits: Mr Mileta Radojevic, the director of the Office for Cooperation with Traditional Churches and Religious Communities, as well as Mr. Milojko Budimir, president of the Association of the Croatian Serbs, with members of the delegation: Mr. Cedomir Maric, Mr. Rada Matijas, Mr. Veljko Vukelic and Mr. Jovan Kablar.