Serbian Orthodox Church

Reception in the Serbian Patriarchate - August 29, 2012

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on August 29, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, Minister of Culture in the Government of the Republic of Serbia; Mr. Radoslav Pavlovic, advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia for culture; Mr. Miroslav Tasic, state secretary; Miroslav Jankovic, chief of the cabinet of the Ministry of Culture, with associates. The reception was attended by protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, director of the Administration office of the Patriarchate.

His Holiness Irinej received yesterday in the Serbian Patriarchate Their Royal Highnesses Prince Vladimir and Princess Brigitte Karadjordjevic. The reception was attended by His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana.

Bishop Irinej served at the Zemun monastery

Bishop Irinej served the last week the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Saint Gabriel the Archangel in Zemun

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Saint Gabriel the Archangel in Zemun, for the first time after the death of Professor Dr Radovan Bigovic, was served by Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, who served in this monastery for many years as hieromonk. On this morning, before the Holy Liturgy, the Bishop visited the grave of priest Radovan of blessed repose  at the Zemun cemetary and served the commemoration.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Rakovica monastery

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Rakovica monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on the feast day of Most Holy Theotokos in the Rakovica monastery with the concelebration of priests of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac. On this occasion pious people partook the Holy Communion by His Holiness. Then the Patriarch led the procession, and at the end he cut the slava cake along with Venerable heugomene Eugenia, as well as Mr. Milosav Milickovic, the president of the Rakovica municipality.

Memorial service for King Peter I on Oplenac

Memorial service for King Peter I on Oplenac
Memorial service for King Peter I on Oplenac
Memorial service for King Peter I on Oplenac
Memorial service for King Peter I on Oplenac

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia served yesterday, on the feast day of Venerable Isaiah, Dalmatus and Faustus, on August 16, 2012, the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service to King Peter I the Liberator in the church of Saint George, the endownment of the Royal family of Karadjordjevic on Oplenac. 

You are heroes and we are proud of you!

Serbian Prime Minister Mr. Ivica Dacic and His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, vicar of Serbian Patriarch, thanked yesterday the firemen from Serbia, who participated in extingushing the fire on the Mount Athos near the Hilandar monastery. 

Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava

Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava
Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava
Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava
Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic awarded with Order of Saint Sava

By the suggestion of His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zica, Right Reverend Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic was awarded with the order of Saint Sava. On the feast day of the Transfer of Relics of Saint hieromartyr Archdeacon Stephen the Divine Liturgy ,in the monastery of Zica, was served by His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zica with the concelebration of Bishop Jovan of Sumadia. The Divine Liturgy was attended by Bishop Irinej of Backa. Bishop Jovan of Sumadia read the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops about the highest distintinction of our Holy Church to Archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic and Bishop Irinej of Backa, on behal of the Holy Synod of Bishops, handed over the order to father Jovan.