Serbian Orthodox Church

Academy on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Liberation of Pec from Turkish Rule

Academy on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Liberation of Pec from Turkish Rule
Academy on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Liberation of Pec from Turkish Rule
Academy on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Liberation of Pec from Turkish Rule
Academy on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Liberation of Pec from Turkish Rule

A solemn academy on the occasion of  the 100th anniversary of the liberation of the town of Pec from the Turks, organized by the Club of the natives of Pec, took place on October 26th, 2012 at Great Hall of the Russian Cultural Centre. 

Besides His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren; there were also present at the academy: Mr. Milan Bacevic - Minister of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning, Dr. Dragomir Karic,  member of the National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia, Colonel Stevica Karapandzin,  representative of the Staff of the Serbian Armored Forces, famous Serbian sportsmen: Mr. Dejan Tomasevic, Mr. Miodrag - Misko Maric, Mr. Branko Vukicevic and Mr. Dusan Savic, representatives of the political, cultural, scientific and economic life of Serbia.

780th Anniversary of Metropolitanate of Srebrenica and 600th Anniversary of the Beginning of Despot Stephen’s Rule

His Grace Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla served on 4 November 2012 on the feast day of Holy Martyr Anastasia the Roman, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Holy Protection of the Holy Mother of God in Srebrenica.

The great spiritual jubilees – the 780th anniversary of the Metropolitanate of Srebrenica and 600th anniversary of the beginning of the rule of Saint Despot Stephen were celebrated with bringing of a particle of the relics of Saint Despot Stephen Lazarevic, the Divine Liturgy, the solemn procession and acathist before the relics.

Mr. Miladin Dragicevic, an envoy of the President of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Milorad Dodik, Mr. Jovo Turanjanin, director of the Secretariate of Religion in the Government of the Republic of Srpska as well as several thousand believers from many parts of the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla attended the festivity.

Source: Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Serves in Church of Resurrection of God in Zarkovo

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Serves in Church of Resurrection of God in Zarkovo
Serbian Patriarch Irinej Serves in Church of Resurrection of God in Zarkovo
Serbian Patriarch Irinej Serves in Church of Resurrection of God in Zarkovo
Serbian Patriarch Irinej Serves in Church of Resurrection of God in Zarkovo

His Holinesss Kyr Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated on Sunday, 4 October 2012, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Resurrection of God in Zarkovo, a suburb of Belgrade. A few deacons and priests concelebrated in the Holy Liturgy.

Many believers partook the Holy Communion, mostly children

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Metropolitan John of Belgorod

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Metropolitan John of Belgorod
Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Metropolitan John of Belgorod
Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Metropolitan John of Belgorod
Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Metropolitan John of Belgorod

His Holiness Kyr Irinej, Serbian Patriarch met today, on 2 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Eminence John, Metropolitan of Belgorod. Their Graces Pahomije, Bishop of Vranje, and Antonije, Bishop of Moravica, were present at the audience.

Great Spiritual Joy in Srebrenica

On Sunday, 4 November 2012, the 780th anniversary of the establishment of the Metropolitanate of Srebrenica will be marked.

The Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla and the Serbian Orthodox Church-school congregation of Srebrenica organize a solemn welcome of the relics of Saint Despot Stefan Lazarevic in the church of the Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos, on Sunday, 4 November 2012 at 10 a.m., at the Divine Liturgy which will be celebrated by His Grace Vasilije, Bishop of Zvornik-Tuzla.

Saint Despot Stefan Lazarevic (1377-1427), a son of Saint Prince Lazar, the Serbian ruler, lawgiver and poet, after six centuries comes back to Srebrenica, his hometown.

His Grace Vasilije, Bishop of Zvornik-Tuzla, will bring a particle of the relics of Saint Despot Stefan Lazarevic, which will remain as a greatest shrine and a blessing in the church of the Holy Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Srebrenica.  

Monastery of Cetinje and Seminary of Saint Peter of Cetinje solemnly and prayerfully celebrate its patron

The monastery of Cetinje and the Seminary of Saint Peter of Cetinje on Wednesday, 31 October 2012, prayerfully and solemnly celebrated the feast day of our Holy father Peter of Cetinje and Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke.

The celebration of Saint Luke commenced on the eve of the feast, on Tuesday, 30 October 2012, with a solemn vigil service which was served by Their Eminences: Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and Artemius, the Archbishop of Gornyen and Volgov from the Belarus Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. Lots of clergy concelebrated along with the pupils of the Seminary of Cetinje who sang responses.