Serbian Orthodox Church

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience Leonardo Cardinal Sandri

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience Leonardo Cardinal Sandri
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience Leonardo Cardinal Sandri
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience Leonardo Cardinal Sandri
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience Leonardo Cardinal Sandri

His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Eminence Cardinal Leonardi Sandri, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches. The reception took place in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on May 18, 2019.

Cardinal Sandri was accompanied by His Excellency monsignor Luciano Suriani, Apostolic nuncio in Belgrade; Don Flavio Pace, Secretary of the Cardinal Sandri; Monsignor Philippo Colnago, Advisor of the Apostolic Nuncio in Belgrade; and priest Aleksandar Ninković, Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Belgrade, as well as Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Bishop Irinej of Bachka and deacon Aleksandar Dr. Praščević, head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarchate

Archbishop of Cyprus Kyr Chrysostom in the Serbian Patriarchate

Archbishop of Cyprus Kyr Chrysostom in the Serbian Patriarchate
Archbishop of Cyprus Kyr Chrysostom in the Serbian Patriarchate
Archbishop of Cyprus Kyr Chrysostom in the Serbian Patriarchate
Archbishop of Cyprus Kyr Chrysostom in the Serbian Patriarchate

His Beatitude Archbishop of the New Justiniana and of all Cyprus Chrysostom visited His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on May 17, 2019.

Considering that the session of the Holy Bishops' Assembly was in progress, His Beatitude Chrysostom was received by this highest hierarchical representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, with whose members he had cordial brotherly conversations.

The Patriarch and hierarchs visit the Crown Prince

The Patriarch and hierarchs visit the Crown Prince
The Patriarch and hierarchs visit the Crown Prince
The Patriarch and hierarchs visit the Crown Prince
The Patriarch and hierarchs visit the Crown Prince

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Aleksander Karadjordjevic held a solemn dinner for bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the participants of the regular session of the Holy Assembly at the White Palace in Belgrade on 15 May 2019.

Patron’s Saint-day of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca

Patron’s Saint-day of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca
Patron’s Saint-day of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca
Patron’s Saint-day of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca
Patron’s Saint-day of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca

The Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University in East Sarajevo celebrated the feast day of Saint Basil of Ostrog, the patron saint of this high educational institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

The celebration of Saint Basil began with the Holy Liturgy celebrated by Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosna with the concelebration of the principal of the Stanjevic monastery Archimandrite Jefrem, protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr. Dragomir Sando (envoy of the dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University in Belgrade), Professor Dr. Vladislav Topalovic (dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University in East Sarajevo), Milutin Andric (spiritual father of the Faculty) and of other priests in Foca’s church of Saint Sava.

Leaders of the Serbian people at the Patriarchate

Leaders of the Serbian people at the Patriarchate
Leaders of the Serbian people at the Patriarchate
Leaders of the Serbian people at the Patriarchate
Leaders of the Serbian people at the Patriarchate

The Holy Assembly Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church received in audience president of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Chairman of the Presidency of  Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Milorad Dodik at the Patriarchate on the 13th of May 2019..

The conversations dealt with mostly Kosovo and Metohija, when it was stated that the situation was very difficult in that southern Serbian province and that, given some circumstances, it is uncertain what a solution to the issue will be.

Thousands of faithful participating in the procession in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog

Thousands of faithful participating in the procession in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog
Thousands of faithful participating in the procession in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog
Thousands of faithful participating in the procession in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog
Thousands of faithful participating in the procession in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog

By a festal procession, performed on the feast-day of St. Basil of Ostrog the Miracle-Worker, along the streets Niksic on the 12th of May, 2019, this holy hierarch, celestial protector of that city and its inhabitants, was specially celebrated. The procession was organized because a magnificent church in this city is dedicated to him.

The procession of the faithful people, starting at 18:00 o’clock in front of the St. Basil Cathedral, led by hierarchs of our Holy Orthodox Church, with a participation of numerous clergy, monastics and a huge number of faithful passed through the city center, stopping in several places where portions of  the Gospel  were read and prayers offered to Christ the Lord. The faithful people and esteemed guests were greeted by the diocesan Bishop of Budimlje-Niksic Joanikije on the city square.

A triumphant celebration of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje

A triumphant celebration of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje
A triumphant celebration of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje
A triumphant celebration of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje
A triumphant celebration of St. Basil of Ostrog in Prijepolje

By the prayerful intercession of the great lumen of the Church, St. Basil of Ostrog the Wonderworker, a great crowd of people gathered from all over the Diocese of Mileseva and from other areas, on the patron saint of the Cathedral in Prijepolje, i.e. the day of his celebration on May 12, 2019.

The Divine Liturgy was officiated by His Grace Dr. Mitrofan, Bishop of the Diocese of Canada, along with the participation of the Diocesan Bishop of Mileseva Atanasije; dean of Priboj Archpriest-Stavrophor Dragan Vidakovic; Director of the Radio Mileseva, Archpriest-Staurophor Marko Papic; dean of Nova Varos, Archpriest Stanko Blagojevic; abbot of the Dormition monastery at Seljane, hieromonk Petar; abbot of the monastery of Holy Archangels at Djurdjevica Tara, hieromonk Zosim; principal of the Church of St. Nikolaj of Ohrid and Žiča at Kolovrat, priest Nebojša Jovanović, as well as of two  deacons.