Serbian Orthodox Church

The Patron-Saint day of the City of Belgrade: Ascension Day Procession

Along with the invitation to the faithful Orthodox people of the capital of Belgrade to take part in a procession that will go from the Ascension Church to St. Sava Cathedral, on Patron Saint-day- The Ascension Day, June 10, 2021, at 7 pm, we bring an exceptional text by protopresbyter-staurophor Dr. Vladimir Vukasinovic, regular professor of teh Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade:

The Belgrade Procession

Procession is a special public and common worship, or part of a larger worship component, which consists of an entrance procession and appropriate prayers that accompany it. The expression, term, procession originates from the Greek language, where it originally meant any prayer or supplication, but in the fifth century it began to take on the meaning of prayer in a special liturgical procession, and from the tenth became a technical term for those processions.

Patriarch Porfirije: The Assembly, bishops, priests and monks serve the Mystery of Christ

Patriarch Porfirije: We do not serve and should not serve ourselves and implement our ideas, but we are in the place of Christ, so that He in us, with us and together with all of you, may serve His mystery, and that is the mystery of the Church, the mystery of love and the mystery of salvation.

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch  officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district. The Patriarch was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops David of Krusevac, Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Ilarion of Timok, Arsenije of Nis, Nikodim of Dalmatia, Heruvim of Osijek-Polje and Baranja, Dimitrije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Isihije of Mohac, elected Bishop of Valjevo; Antonije of Moravica, Stefan of Remesiana, as well as elected Sava (Bundalo) of Marca and elected Justin (Jeremic) of Hvosno.

Elected Metropoltian Joanikije: The Assembly manifest and established the unity of the Serbian Orthodoxo Church

Bishop Joanikije: Our Holy Assembly of Bishops, which gathered in the name of God around Christ the Living God, manifested and established the unity of our holy Serbian Orthodox Church, Pray to God for the unity of the Church, pray for His Holiness Patriarch who is the head of our Church,  the greatest burden is on him, he needs the most help to navigate this ship when many waves hit and many boras that rise.

In a prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop of Budimlje Niksic, the elected Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, Their Graces Bishops Atanasije of Milesevo and Kirilo of Buenos Aires and South-Central America celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Monastery of Holy Archangels in Rakovica on Sundazy of Samaratan Woman, on 30 May 2021.

Bishop Arsenije served in Kursumlija

Bishop Arsenije served in Kursumlija
Bishop Arsenije served in Kursumlija
Bishop Arsenije served in Kursumlija
Bishop Arsenije served in Kursumlija

On Saturday, 22 May 2021, on the feast day of the Translation of the Relics of Saint Faher Nicholas, His Grace Bishop Arsenije celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the monastery of Saint Nicholas in Kursumlija.

The Feast day of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Trebinje's Cathedral church

The Feast day of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Trebinje's Cathedral church
The Feast day of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Trebinje's Cathedral church
The Feast day of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Trebinje's Cathedral church
The Feast day of Sts Cyril and Methodius in Trebinje's Cathedral church

On Monday, 24 May 2021, at the Cathedral church in Trebinje, the feast day of Saint Cyril and Methodius was celebrated. Protopresbyter-staurophor Boris Banduka served the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy of the Cathedral church and the faithful people.

The beginning of the work of the Holy Synod of Bishops

Under the arches of the magnificent Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar district on May 25, 2021, under the chairmanship of His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch,   and with the participation of Their Eminences and Graces diocesan bishops, the working part of the session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began.

The session is held in the crypt of the Holy Great Martyr Prince Lazar, equipped to facilitate the smooth and efficient work of the Assembly, at the same time adhering to the epidemiological measures prescribed by the competent state authorities.