Serbian Orthodox Church

Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate – 28 January 2013

Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate – 28 January 2013
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate – 28 January 2013
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate – 28 January 2013
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate – 28 January 2013

On 28 January 2013, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, in separate visits His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, met with Mr. Mileta Radojevic, director of the Office for Cooperation with Traditional Churches and Religious Communities; Dr. Miroljub Jevtic, professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade; as well as His Excellency Victor Nedopas, Ambassador of Ukraine in Belgrade.

Exaltation of the Cross and Theophany in Dalmatia

Exaltation of the Cross and  Theophany in Dalmatia
Exaltation of the Cross and  Theophany in Dalmatia
Exaltation of the Cross and  Theophany in Dalmatia
Exaltation of the Cross and  Theophany in Dalmatia

Šibenik - His Grace Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia celebrated on the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross the Divine Liturgy at the church of Holy Saviour in Šibenik. Following the Divine Liturgy, in memory of the Baptism of the Lord Jesus Christ on the Jordan River, Bishop Fotije performed a great blessing of water.

Reestablishment of Serbian Orthodox Teachers and Youth Association

With the Blessings of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America and the support of the Central Church Council, we  announce the reestablishment of the Serbian Orthodox Teachers and Youth Association (SOTAYA). The purpose of this ministry is to unite the teachers, young adults, and youth members of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Dioceses throughout North and South America. It is a special forum through which people will be brought closer together through a ministry of faith and fellowship.

Read full Press Release here.

Bishop Maxim celebrates Theophany at the St. Peter the Apostle Church in Fresno

On January 19, His Grace, Bishop Maxim, celebrated the Feast of Theophany at St. Peter the Apostle Church in Fresno, CA with a Divine Liturgy that everyone in attendance will long remember. Father George Gligich, the parish priest and Hieromonk Jovan Babic, the diocesan chancellor and priest at Christ the Savior Church in Arcadia, CA along with nearly a dozen enthusiastic altar boys, met the Bishop at the front doors and filled the narthex. His Grace moved from the crisp, sunny morning into a brightly lit church with the voices of a full choir filling the air.  After the Bishop’s vesting with all proper ceremony, Reader John Davis was brought forward to be ordained subdeacon as a step towards ordination to the diaconate.

Let us sing with love to Saint Sava!

Let us sing with love to Saint Sava!
Let us sing with love to Saint Sava!
Let us sing with love to Saint Sava!
Let us sing with love to Saint Sava!

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated on Saint Sava's Day, the Divine Liturgy at the Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar. The festal liturgical joy at the Memorial Cathedral of the Serbian people was recorded by deacon Dragan Tanasijevic. 

Patron Saint-day of the side chapel of Sts. Ermylus and Stratonicus

Patron Saint-day of the side chapel of Sts.  Ermylus and Stratonicus
Patron Saint-day of the side chapel of Sts.  Ermylus and Stratonicus
Patron Saint-day of the side chapel of Sts.  Ermylus and Stratonicus
Patron Saint-day of the side chapel of Sts.  Ermylus and Stratonicus

His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch celebrated on 26 January 2013, on the feast day of Saints Ermylus and Stratonicus, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the side chapel devoted to this saints at the Saint Sava Cathedral on Vracar.