Serbian Orthodox Church

Anniversary Day of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended yesterday on 19 November 2012  the solemn celebration of the Anniversary Day of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia, representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the highest educational and cultural institutions, as well members of the diplomatic corps were present as well.  

Audience at Serbian Patriarchate – 19 November 2012

Audience at Serbian Patriarchate – 19 November 2012
Audience at Serbian Patriarchate – 19 November 2012
Audience at Serbian Patriarchate – 19 November 2012
Audience at Serbian Patriarchate – 19 November 2012

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriach, received in audience yesterday, on 19 November 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Mileta Radojevic, director of the Office for Cooperation with Traditional Churches and Religious Communities of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and Mr. Milorad Grcic, director of the Mining Basin “Kolubara”. 

Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka

Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka
Metropolitan Hilarion in Banja Luka

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of Volokolamsk on 16 November 2012 , with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia,  arrived in an official visit to the Republic of Srpska. At the Banjaluka Airport the high guest and his delegation were welcomed by: His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka, Mr. Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in BiH, as well as representatives of the state authorities of the Republic of Srpska.

Memorial Service for Victims of Criminal Military Action “Storm”

In St. Mark’s church Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for the suffered in the military action “Storm”.

Eastern Diocese Seminar on the crisis of marriage in today's society

Eastern Diocese Seminar on the crisis of marriage in today's society
Eastern Diocese Seminar on the crisis of marriage in today's society
Eastern Diocese Seminar on the crisis of marriage in today's society
Eastern Diocese Seminar on the crisis of marriage in today's society

His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan is committed to continued education seminars for clergy of the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Seminars have been held for clergy on a regular basis since at least October 1993 when +Very Re v. Stavrofor Dr. Nedeljko Grgurevich was the featured speaker.

The topics and speakers at the seminars have focused on the priesthood, issues concerning parish life and advancing the Gospel of Christ. Ecumenism, Holy Confession, cremation, abortion, prisons ministries, marriage and family life, medical ethics, organ donation, church music, church history, missions and Svetosavjle in North America have been among the various topics. Clergy from with the Serbian Orthodox Church as well as from the Greek Orthodox and Antiochian Orthodox Churches have been featured speakers.