Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac

Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac
Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops visit Church of Sts Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac

Following the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the funeral of the members of the royal family Karadjordjevic at Oplenac, His Holiness Irinej visited the church of Saints Peter and Paul in Arandjelovac.

Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded

Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded
Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded

Under auspices of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the International Scientific Symposion was held on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan (31 May – 2 June 2013)

The organizers of this symposion are the Center for religious studies Nis, the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies of the University of Cambridge, the Center for Religious and Slav Studies „Ivan Dujchev“ from Sofia, the Institute for National and Religious Issues (Thessaloniki), the History Department of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade and the Faculty of Philosophy in Nis.

In Nis solemn celebration of Feast day of Saints Constantine and Helen the Equal-to-the-apostles

The feast-day of Saints Constantine and Helen in the imperial city of Nis was celebrated at the highest level of the Serbian Orthodox Church

His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Bihac-Petrovac celebrated the solemn festal Vigil service in a newly built church dedicated to these saints and especially built by the city of Nis. The local clergy of the Diocese of Nis concelebrated. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and Their Eminences and Graces Hierarchs of our Holy Church; director of the Office for Cooperation with the Churches and the Religious communities Dr. Mileta Radojevic; Mayor of the City of Nis; presidents of the municipalities of the city; representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces and pious Christian people and guests from the Diaspora attended.

Bishop Andrej of Remesiana in Decani Monastery

Bishop Andrej of Remesiana in Decani Monastery
Bishop Andrej of Remesiana in Decani Monastery
Bishop Andrej of Remesiana in Decani Monastery
Bishop Andrej of Remesiana in Decani Monastery

His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop to the Serbian Patriarch, performed the Holy Hierachal Liturgy at the Decani Monastery on 26 May 2013. Five priests concelebrated to the Bishop while His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren attended the service. About hundred believers, mostly children from Kosovsko Pomoravlje, were present at the Holy Liturgy.

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013

A few separate audiences took place at the Serbian Patriarchate on 28 May 2013. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Mr. Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of Italy; Mr. Valentin Inzko, the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina; as well as Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, accompanied by Nuncio Orlando Antonini and Roman-Catholic Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery

 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the Most Venerable Archimandrite Metodije, abbot of the Hilandar monastery, accompanied by monk Nikanor and Mr. Milivoje Randzic, director of the Holy Monastery of Hilandar Foundation, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 27 May 2013. The Hilandar abbot also met with many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church gathered at the session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at the Serbian Patriarchate.

Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren

Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren

In Prizren on 24 May 2013 the Slava of the Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius was solemnly celebrated.

His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop to the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated Hierarchal Divine Liturgy, while  His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and fourteen priests concelebrated. Professors and students of the Seminary, as well as a group of theologians from the Orthodox Church from Albania, sang responses.