Serbian Orthodox Church
On Sunday when we celebrate Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Assembly the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church where are laid the relics of Saint Great Martyr Procopius in the city of the same name, was served by His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis with the concelebration of the abbot of Monastery of Studenica, Venerable Archimandrite Tihon and the priests of hierarchal vicarage of Toplica.
On Friday, October 14th, the Slava of the New Gracanica Monastery was celebrated in a most festive way. Bishop Longin officiated the Divine Liturgy and along him served sixteen priests and seven deacons.
Ecumenical Patriarch: Serbian Church knows to oppose to injustice and force with Sacrifice and Power of Cross25. October 2011 - 11:08
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, accompanied by Their Graces Bishops Hrizostom of Zica, Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija and Andrej of Remesiana and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic, ends today its first peaceful visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate afther the election and the introduction to the throne of the Serbian Patriarchs.
In Trpinje, a place near Vukovar, on Sunday October 22, 2011, His Grace Bishop Lukija of Osek-Polje and Baranja consecrated the mostly restored church of the Ascension of the Lord which shined again after the end of the works. The oldest record of the village of Trpinje dates from 1329, and Serbs settled here from 1527 till 1573, and the same was consecrated by Bishop Sofronije Jovanovic of Pakrac. The parish of Trpinje today has 420 homes with 1100 Orthodox residents.
The best Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic donated for the church in Jasenovo Polje, near Niksic, the sum of 35.000 euros, as the Podgorica's newspaper "Dan" reports.
As the newuspapers say, the village of Jasenovo Polje was a craddle of the family of the first tennis player of the world, from which his great-grandfather Nedjeljko, because of the hard conditions, moved to Metohija in 1928.