Serbian Orthodox Church

PHOTO: Holy Saturday service at Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church

Father Srboljub Jockovich brings the gifts to the altar during the Divine Liturgy for Holy Saturday service at Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church. Jockovich is flanked by cantors Milan Radonovic, left and Nicholas Govelovich. Source: The Patriot-News

Holy Saturday, Paschal Matins, Liturgy аnd Paschal Vespers in Western Diocese

His Grace Bishop Maxim served Paschal Vespers on Sunday, April 24th at St. Stevan's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California.

The Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with Vespers was served on Holy Saturday at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in San Gabriel. Paschal Matins and the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was served at St. Stevan's Cathedral.

Direct broadcast of Divine Liturgy from Osnabrück

On Sunday, May 8 2011, it will be solemnly marked 70 years of the first Divine Liturgy in Osnabrück which was served on St. George's Day, May 6 1941,  by protopresbyter Milan Jovanovic in officers' prison camp in Osnabrück.

His Grace Bishop Konstantin of Middle Europe will serve on this occasion on St. Mark's Day, May 8, at 9am the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. George the Great Martyr and the Victor in  Osnabrück  (Wersener Straße 85, 49090 Osnabrück-Eversburg). The second channel of the German television (ZDF) will broadcast directly this solemn service of God from 9.30 till 10.15am. 

Source: Diocese of Middle Europe

Delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac of the SOC on the Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem

On the Eve of the Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday May 1st, delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac which consisted of protosyngellos Mr Jovan Culibrk, coordinator of the Committee and monk Mr Pavle Kondic by special invitation participated the central ceremony in the Memorial institution Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. During the ceremony President of Israel Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave speeches, while the central part of the ceremony was lighting the six memorial torches in memory of six million killed Jews during the World War Two.  On behalf of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the ceremony Arcbishop Aristarch of Constantina, the Secretary General of the Holy Synod, participated, as well as the representatives of other Christian communities in the Holy Land. 

Scientific meeting in Felix Romuliana ends

At the late antique site of Felix Romuliana near Zajecar (IV century), which is on the UNESCO list of the World Cultural Heritage, the three-day scientific meeting entitled "Christian heritage of Romuliana - Towards the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan"  has ended.