Serbian Orthodox Church

Stewardship Sunday in Lackawanna Parish

Stewardship Sunday in Lackawanna Parish
Stewardship Sunday in Lackawanna Parish
Stewardship Sunday in Lackawanna Parish
Stewardship Sunday in Lackawanna Parish

Stewardship Sunday was celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2012 at the St. Stephen the Protomartyr Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, New York.

Father Rastko Trbuhovich asked that all of the Stewards commitment cards be collected in a tray, which was then placed in the middle of the Church as an offering to God. The entire parish read the Prayer of Stewardship Offering which asks God to bless these Stewardship commitments. The Liturgy was followed by coffee hour and a presentation by David Batrich, National Chair of the Stewardship Committee.

Church Consecrated within Hospital Complex "Dr Miroslav Zotovic"

Church Consecrated within Hospital Complex "Dr Miroslav Zotovic"
Church Consecrated within Hospital Complex "Dr Miroslav Zotovic"
Church Consecrated within Hospital Complex "Dr Miroslav Zotovic"
Church Consecrated within Hospital Complex "Dr Miroslav Zotovic"

The first time since the Second World War a new church has been built and consecrated within the hospital complex. The Order of Saint Sava to the Clinic Dr Miroslav Zotovic for proven love towards Holy mother Church and 60 years of professional nursing and care for patients

His Grace Atanasije, Bishop of Hvosno, Vicar Bishop of His Holiness; consecrated on  Sunday, 4 November 2012, a new church dedicated to Saint Apostle Luke within the hospital complex of the Clinic for rehabilitation Dr Miroslav Zotovic.  Protopresbyter-staurophor Professor Dr. Vladimir Vukasinovic - the Episcopal dean, concelebrated with other priests and deacons.

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.