Serbian Orthodox Church
Memorial service for the suffered of the pogrom in Kosovo and Metohija served at SOC Representation in Moscow23. March 2012 - 17:31
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church memorial services for the suffered of the pogrom of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija, which was committed between March 17 and 19, 2004. In the church of Sts. Peter and Paul the Apostles in Yauza, at the Serbian Orthodox Church Representation in Moscow, the Liturgy and the memorial service on March 17, 2012 was served by vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica, representative of Serbian Patriarch at the Moscow Patriarchate. He was concelebrated by archpriest Nikolai Balashov, vice president of the Department for external church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate and archpriest Aleksey Juschenko, representative of the Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia at the Moscow Patriarchate, along with the clergy of the Representation.
Confession of the clergy of the Episcopal Deanery of Belgrade-Posavina of the Arcbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac23. March 2012 - 16:30
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hiearchal Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts in the church of Holy Trinity in Sremcica. On this occasion the confession of the clergy of the Episcopal Deanery of Belgrade-Posavina.
On the church property in Johannesburg, during the Easter Lent, the most beautiful St. Sava's house was built. On the house: a cross, flowers, bees, sky, icons. In front of the house: flowers, benches, table, parasol, children sculptures, little children's chairs, toys, table, crayons, a cross and icons. The consecration of the St. Sava's house was scheduled for April 7, on the holiday of the Annunciation and Lazarus Saturday - the most beautiful day of the children's feast day of the Easter Lent.
On Saturday, March 17, 2012 His Grace Bishop Konstantin of Middle Europe served the Liturgy in the church of St. Sava in Dusseldorf. On this occasion the Sacrament of Holy Unction was performed.
On Sunday of the Life-Giving Cross of the Great Lent Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Liturgy in the church of Holy Transfiguration in a village of Pasjane in Kosovsko Pomoravlje. After the recent visit to this village on the occasion of the arrest of six Serbs by the Kosovo police, Bishop Teodosije also this time wanted to encourage the people of this area. About 150 believers participated in the Holy Liturgy.
After the memorial service for the victims of the March pogrom which was served in the church of St. Nicholas in Pristina Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren visited the village of Priluzje in the municipality of Vucitrn. After the visit to the church of the Transfiguration where he was welcomed by lots of people, Bishop Teodosije received from the KFOR Command representative a van for the needs of the villagers which had been promised not long ago by General Biller for the people of Priluzje.