Serbian Orthodox Church

Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia

Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia
Vidovdan at St. Nicholas in Philadelphia

On Sunday, June 25th, St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Philadelphia was blessed with an Archpastoral visit by their beloved hierarch, His Grace Bishop Irinej, as well as the new Director of Christian Education for the Eastern Diocese, Deacon Jovan Anicic. This year marked the first of what will become an annual celebration for the commemoration of Vidovdan.  This event was particularly special as is marked the graduation day for the 2016-2017 church school students. 

Invitation to New Marcha Monastery Slava

Invitation to the Patronal feast of The Syinaxis of the Holy archangel Gabriel, New Marcha Monastery, Ohio, July 26TH, 2017

Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Eastern American Diocese,

It is with boundless paternal joy, that we invite you to participate, on the day of the Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel i.e., on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017, in the New Marcha Monastery Patronal Feast and Agape - Slava in Richfield, Ohio. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 10:00 AM.

Glorification of St. Mardarije of Libertyville and All America

It is with untold joy, that we most sincerely invite all clergy, monastics and faithful of the Diocese of Eastern America to participate in the Pan-Orthodox Glorification of the newly revealed St. Mardarije of Libertyville and All America, our first Serbian Orthodox Bishop of America and Canada, led by His Holiness the Archbishop Pech, Metropolitan Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch IRINEJ, which will take place as follows:

FRIDAY, JULY 14 
Symposium at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago
5:00 PM - Vespers at the Cathedral

SATURDAY, JULY 15 
9:30 AM - Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in New Gracanica Monastery in Third Lake
5:00 PM - Glorification Vigil at St. Sava Monastery

SUNDAY, JULY 16
9:30 AM - Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville
1:00 PM - Banquet and Program at St. Sava Monastery 

The Feast of St. Lazarus in Johnstown

The Feast of St. Lazarus in Johnstown
The Feast of St. Lazarus in Johnstown
The Feast of St. Lazarus in Johnstown
The Feast of St. Lazarus in Johnstown

The feast day of St. Lazarus of Kosovo is recorded in the minds and hearts of the believers of Saint Nicholas Church in Johnstown, PA. A beautiful, sunny ‘Vidovdan’ day was made even more beautiful by the glorious celebration of the Divine Liturgy, and the liturgical hymns sung by the faithful. Choir director Danica Wess offered her voice at the Holy Liturgy together with the help of Dianne Tomah, Patricia Neil, Dorothy Podolak, Milan Gvozdich and popadija Izvorinka. Robert Stramanak, and Gavrilo and Jovan Zaric served in the Holy Altar.

St Vitus Day in Vienna

St Vitus Day in Vienna
St Vitus Day in Vienna
St Vitus Day in Vienna
St Vitus Day in Vienna

On the feast-day of Holy Great martyr of Serbia Prince Lazar, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Resurrection of Christ in Viena.

Vidovdan in Gracanica Monastery and at Gazimestan

Vidovdan in Gracanica Monastery and at Gazimestan
Vidovdan in Gracanica Monastery and at Gazimestan
Vidovdan in Gracanica Monastery and at Gazimestan
Vidovdan in Gracanica Monastery and at Gazimestan

His Holiness the Patriarch of the Serbian Irinej celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Gracanica Monastery on June 28, 2017, on the Vidovdan feast-day.

The Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Theodosije of Raska-Prizren and His Grace Atanasije,  retired  Bishop of Zaholm-Herzegovina, with the clergy and monastics of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren. With participation of a large number of faithful from all over Serbia, the Republic of Srpska and Montenegro, the Holy Liturgy was attended by the Crown Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic and Princess Katarina, Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohia Marko Djuric, representatives of the  Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities at the Ministry of Justice of Serbia and numerous representatives of Serbs from Kosovo and Metohia.