Serbian Orthodox Church

Church Slava Celebrated in Columbus

The St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus celebrated their Church Slava on Sunday, November 18th 2012. His Grace Bishop Mitrofan, assisted by parish priest Fr. Isak Kisin, served the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, which was followed with the blessing of the Slava Kolac and Koljivo.

At the beginning of the Divine Liturgy His Grace Bishop Mitrofan tonsured and ordained 9 Readers. Following the Service a Slava luncheon was prepared in the social hall by the Circle of Serbian Sisters and St. George Brotherhood for everyone in attendance. During the luncheon the parish priest, Fr. Isak, for his faithful pastoral work, was elevated to the dignified rank of Protonamesnik by His Grace Bishop Mitrofan.

Hierarchal Holy Liturgy at Cathedral Church in Trebinje

On the feast day of Saint John the Merciful and venerable Nilus of Sinai His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of the Transfiguration of God in Trebinje. Following the Holy Liturgy the faithful listened to the sermon of His Grace Bishop Grigorije.

Source: Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina

 

Divine Liturgy at Cathedral Church in Nis

On Sunday, 25 November 2012, at the Cathedral church in Nis, His Grace Bishop Ignjatije of Branicevo celebrated the Divine Liturgy. Bishop Jovan of Nis and the clergy of the city of Nis concelebrated.

History – Basis of the Future

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday, on 26 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Dr. Zivadin Jovanovic, the president of the Belgrade Forum for the World of Equals. Mr. Jovanovic informed the Patriarch about activities of independent and nonpartisan associations with regards to marking significant anniversaries from the recent and distant history of Serbia and the Serbian people.

During the conversation the historical contribution and the role of the Serbian Orthodox Church in preservation and protection of the national, spiritual and cultural identity of the Serbian people. 

Celebration of Patron Saint’s day of monastery of Decani

Celebration of Patron Saint’s day of monastery of Decani
Celebration of Patron Saint’s day of monastery of Decani
Celebration of Patron Saint’s day of monastery of Decani
Celebration of Patron Saint’s day of monastery of Decani

 

Patron Saint’s day of Saint King Stephen of Decani also this year was solemnly celebrated in the monastery of Decani. Kyr Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, celebrated the solemn Vigil service in the presence of monks from many Dioceses of the SOC and lots of believers.

Bishop Atanasije Attends Celebration of Jubilee of 250th Rocket Brigade

Bishop Atanasije Attends Celebration of Jubilee of 250th Rocket Brigade
Bishop Atanasije Attends Celebration of Jubilee of 250th Rocket Brigade
Bishop Atanasije Attends Celebration of Jubilee of 250th Rocket Brigade
Bishop Atanasije Attends Celebration of Jubilee of 250th Rocket Brigade

Within the Military Academy complex and the military barrack on Banjica the 250th Rocket Brigade of the Serbian Armed Forces celebrated the significant jubilee – its fiftieth anniversary. Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, addressed soldiers, military leaders and their guests, conveying the greetings of His Holiness  Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.