Serbian Orthodox Church

St. Elijah Parish in Aliquippa Observes Festive Sunday During Nativity Fast

St. Elijah Parish in Aliquippa Observes Festive Sunday During Nativity Fast
St. Elijah Parish in Aliquippa Observes Festive Sunday During Nativity Fast
St. Elijah Parish in Aliquippa Observes Festive Sunday During Nativity Fast
St. Elijah Parish in Aliquippa Observes Festive Sunday During Nativity Fast

The parish of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania gathered with great activity to observe the Twenty-Ninth Sunday after Pentecost on December 16, 2018. The day was permeated by the joyous anticipation that characterizes the season of the Nativity Fast, as the Orthodox faithful of this parish (like those elsewhere) prepare to welcome the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Kosovo Serbian Men's Choir and Director R. S. Zivic Honored

Kosovo Serbian Men's Choir and Director R. S. Zivic Honored
Kosovo Serbian Men's Choir and Director R. S. Zivic Honored
Kosovo Serbian Men's Choir and Director R. S. Zivic Honored
Kosovo Serbian Men's Choir and Director R. S. Zivic Honored

Singing the responses at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in honor of the Patronal Feast at Saint Demetrius Serbian Orthodox Church in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday, November 11, 2018, as well as performing at the festal banquet that followed, was the last time that ‘Kosovo’ Serbian Men's Choir sang under the hand of founding director, Dr. Rick Stevan Zivic of Cleveland, Ohio.

 Dr. Zivic has, who has retired from his dental practice this past September 20, 2018, together with his wife Mary, plans on taking up residence in Florida with occasional visits to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and Cleveland, Ohio.

Patron Saint-day of the church in Peroj – St. Spiridon of Trimituna

Patron Saint-day of the church in Peroj – St. Spiridon of Trimituna
Patron Saint-day of the church in Peroj – St. Spiridon of Trimituna
Patron Saint-day of the church in Peroj – St. Spiridon of Trimituna
Patron Saint-day of the church in Peroj – St. Spiridon of Trimituna

Orthodox residents of the Istrian town Peroj solemnly celebrated the Patron Saint-day of their church – Saint Spiridon the Miracle Worker, Bishop of Trimituna on 25 December 2018.

The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was officiated by Bishops Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Heruvim of Osijek-Polje and Baranja and Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, with the concelebration of Archimandrite Naum and local clergy.

The order of Holy Bishop Nicholas to Grandmaster Karpov

The order of Holy Bishop Nicholas to Grandmaster Karpov
The order of Holy Bishop Nicholas to Grandmaster Karpov
The order of Holy Bishop Nicholas to Grandmaster Karpov
The order of Holy Bishop Nicholas to Grandmaster Karpov

The Russian chess grandmaster, the multiple champion of the world and one of the greatest chess players of all times, received the Order of the Holy Bishop Nicholas (Velimirovic), the highest decoration of the Diocese of Valjevo, and joined it to the series of awards in his rich career and life.

The proved friend of the Serbian people, who has been an honorary citizen of Valjevo for a whole decade, received the order from His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo in the Diocesan Palace on 22. December 2018.

Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco

Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco

His Grace Bishop Kiril of Buenos Aires and South America visited Orthodox believers on the Northeast of the Republic of Argentina.

Bishop Kiril was welcomed by archpriest Branko Stanisic at the airport in the city of Resistencia in the evening hours of 13 December 2018. whereupon a welcome dinner at the home of Mrs. Andjelina Radis was given. On the next day the Bishop visited construction works of the church of the Holy Trinity in the capital of the province of Chaco.

Christmas Ceremony Held By The Churches Of Jordan

Christmas Ceremony Held By The Churches Of Jordan
Christmas Ceremony Held By The Churches Of Jordan
Christmas Ceremony Held By The Churches Of Jordan
Christmas Ceremony Held By The Churches Of Jordan

On Tuesday, December 5/18, 2018, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos attended a Christmas ceremony held by the Churches of Jordan, under His Majesty the King of Jordan Abdullah Ibn Hussein, protector of the Muslim and Christian shrines in Jerusalem. The event took place at the Cultural Centre of the Prefecture in Amman, in order to underline and support the peaceful co-existence between Muslims and Christians in Jerusalem as a reference of their identity and in honour of the Christmas Feast.

The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic

The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Vladan Vukosavljevic, Minister of Culture and Information at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on December, 20th, 2018.

The audience was attended by Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch and the dean of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the district of Vracar; Mr. Goran Vesic, Mayor Deputy of Belgrade; Mr. Branislav Maricic, head of the Office of the Minister of Culture and Information; and deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, the Head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.