Serbian Orthodox Church
This year’s work of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on Thursday, May 14, 2015 with the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Saint Archangel Michael in Belgrade.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated at the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Following the Holy Liturgy the rite of Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served. With this service this year’s meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops began.
With the blessings of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America, the Youth Ministry Committe is pleased to annouce the Tenth Annual Youth Conference to be held in Washington D.C. from Wednesday, June 24 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. The theme of this year's conference is "Orthodoxy's Under Attack: How Other Faiths Try to Challenge Your Own!"
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His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica served the Vigil service on the eve of the feast day, on Saturday, May 9th, 2015. On the feast-day itself His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Australia-New Zealand and Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch; with the priesthood of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovci and other dioceses.
Retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina attended the service, while Church choirs Saint Sava and Mokranjac sang responses.
Soko Monastery celebrated its Patron Saint-day, feast-day of St. Bishop Nikolaj of Serbia
The pious people from the dioceses of Sabac, Sumadia, Srem, Banat, and from Republic of Srpska and its towns Bratunac and Srebrenica, attended the feast day’s vigil service celebrate by local priests, while Diocesan Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac attended the service.
The Diocese of Middle Europe, with its head Bishop Sergije and along with its priesthood, monks and lots of believers, celebrated, for the first time, its Patron Saint-Day (slava) – Saint Nikolaj of Zica and Ohrid.
His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa held a sermon on this Serbian saint and paptron saint of the Diocese, and officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac, David of Krusevac, Andrej of Austria-Switzerland, Jeronim of Jegar and the host Bishop Sergije, as well as lots of priests and monks from the Fatherland and the Diocese of Middle Europe.