Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Ukraine

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Ukraine
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Ukraine
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Ukraine
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Ukraine

His Excellency Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Oleksandr Aleksandrovich, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate on 15 January 2019. 

Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to South African Republic

Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to South African Republic
Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to South African Republic
Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to South African Republic
Serbian Patriarch receives Serbian Ambassador to South African Republic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Goran Vujicic, Ambassador of Serbia to South African Republic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. 

Christmas Eve in New York

Christmas Eve in New York
Christmas Eve in New York
Christmas Eve in New York
Christmas Eve in New York

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America presided over the Christmas Eve vigil and blessing of the yule log (Badnjak), on January 6, 2019, with the faithful of our New York Cathedral community at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in New York.

Concelebrating with His Grace were Protopresbyter-Stavrophor, Dr. Zivojin Jakovljevic, Dean of the Cathedral of St. Sava, Protopresbyter Aleksa Micich, Protodeacons Milos Zdralic and Dr. Jovan Anicic.  During the festal vigil service the choir responded, enthusiastically.

St. Sava Academy in New Gracanica

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox School of Theology welcome you to New Gracanica Monastery on Saturday, February 2nd at 5 o'clock with a Vespers at the begining, following dinner and academic program.

Vladika Stefan consecrated the Elementary school "Djura Danicic”

Vladika Stefan consecrated the Elementary school "Djura Danicic”
Vladika Stefan consecrated the Elementary school "Djura Danicic”
Vladika Stefan consecrated the Elementary school "Djura Danicic”
Vladika Stefan consecrated the Elementary school "Djura Danicic”

His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana,  Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, consecrated premises of the Elementary school “Djura Danicic” in Belgrade’s district Brace Jerkovic.

Among those who concelebrated there were: protopresbyter-staurophors BrankoTopalovic, and Uni-Professor Dr. Dragomir Sando, archpriest Dragan Pavlovic, presbyters Milan Maric and Vuk Matijasevic, protodeacon Stevan Rapajic and deacons Sasa Glisic and Nemanja Ristic.

Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association

Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association
Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association
Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association
Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association

The Executive Committee of the Religious Liberty Association brought a decision that this year’s laureate will be Metropolitan Dr. Porfiry of Zagreb-Ljubljana.

In the solemn hall of the Rectorate of the University of Zagreb, on the occasion of the Day of the religious freedoms, 12 January 2019, a solemn jubilee session of the Religious Liberty Association in Republic of Croatia was held. The session was attended by Mayor of Zagreb, Mr. Milan Bandic; Former President of the Republic of Croatia Dr. Ivo Josipovic; Secretary General of the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) Dr. Ganoune Diop; national ombudsman Mrs. Lora Vidovic; Director of Government’s Commission for relations with religious communities Dr. Sime Jercic, representatives of Churches and religious communities in the Republic of Croatia, as well as many by other dignitaries from political and cultural life.

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble

On the feast-day of Saint Basil the Great, 14 December 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with concelebration of local clergy in Belgrade’s Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel, during which the Primate of the Church blessed the festal loaf of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble.

The First Belgrade Choral Ensemble gave a traditional charity concert of the Cathedral church on a great scene of the National Theater in Belgrade in the evening of the same day. Traditionally, next to the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble its Children’s choir and some opera singers performed the program consisting of church hymns and national songs. This year’s event was dedicated to the historic jubilee – the 800 anniversary of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church.