Serbian Orthodox Church

Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday in Kosovo and Metohija

Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren

Solemn procession on the Eve of the feast of Palm Sunday at Gracanica Monastery

The Eve of the feast of Palm Sunday was festively celebrated at Gracanica Monastery where lots of believers and children gathered. After he blessed willow branches and handed out little bells to children, Bishop Teodosije along with faithful people went in a solemn procession around the Monastery's church. 

Next day on the feast of Palm Sunday Bishop Teodosije served the Divine Liturgy in Banjska Monastery.  

Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren  

Mass baptism in the church of St. Marko

On the plateau of Belgrade's church of St. Marko on Palm Sunday, April 17 2011, a mass baptism of about 550 pupils of Belgrade's primary and secondary schools was performed. 

Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrates his Patron Saint's Day

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today on Lazarus Saturday, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral church of St. Michael the Archangel. Today's  holiday is Patron Saint's Day (slava) of Patriarch Irinej, so today's liturgical gathering was particularly festive.