Serbian Orthodox Church

Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan

Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan
Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of Pakistan

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica attended a solemn reception organized by  the Embassy of Pakistan in Belgrade on the 14th August 2017, and on this occasion he congratulated His Excellency Syed Adil Gilani, the distinguished ambassador of this country, the 70th anniversary of the independence.

His Grace Bishop Antonije was accompanied by deacon Aleksandar Prascevic, PhD, chief of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, and deacon Dragan Tanasijevic, photographer of the Information Service of the SOC.

Invitation to Patronal Feast of the Federation of the Circles of Serbian Sisters

INVITATION TO THE PATRONAL FEAST
OF THE FEDERATION OF THE CIRCLES OF SERBIAN SISTERS
OF THE DIOCESE OF EASTERN AMERICA
THE DORMITION OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS

ST. NICHOLAS SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, MONROEVILLE, PA
MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2017

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

Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned

Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned
Bishop Arsenije of Nis enthroned

On 13 August 2017, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Nis and on this occasion he elevated His Grace Arsenije (Glavcic) to the Throne of Diocesan Bishops of Nis – The event was attended by envoy of the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Mayor of Nis Darko Bulatovic, high representatives of the Armed Forces of Serbia, public and cultural life of Nis – The Liturgy and enthronement was attended Apostolic Nuntio in Serbia Luciano Suriani and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Solemn Liturgy with the concelebration of: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Their Graces Bishops: Arsenije of Nis, Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica, Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadia, Ignjatije of Branicevo, Fotije of Dalmatia, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, David of Krusevac, Jovan of Slavonia, Ilarion of Timok, Joakim of Polog-Kumanovo, Vicar Bishop David of Stobi.

Biography of new-elected Bishop of Toplica Arsenije (Glavcic)

The new-elected Bishop of ToplicaArsenije (Glavcic), Vicar Bishop of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, was born on March 10, 1978 in Vrsac, as MilomirGlavcic.

He finished primary school in his birthplace in 1993, and from there, upon the blessing of the then Bishop Hrizostom (Stolic) of Banat, attended the Seminary of Saint Sava in Belgrade and finished it successfully in 1998. Upon the blessing of Bishop Hrizostom, he immatriculated the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade. During his studies he attended  twice the Puskin Institute in Moscow to improve his Russian, in 1999 and 2000.

Patronal feast of the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis

Patronal feast of the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis
Patronal feast of the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis
Patronal feast of the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis
Patronal feast of the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis

His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, administrator of the Diocese of Nis, served, on the occasion of the Patronal feast of the church, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Saint Panteleimon in Nis on 9 August 2017.

First Liturgy in Japanese in Belgrade Cathedral

With the blessing of Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan, Bishop Antonije of Moravica, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierachal Liturgy with the concelebration of a guest from the Japanese Orthodox Church, priest Gregory Mizuno from Yokohama, in the Cathedral church in Belgrade on Sunday, 6 August 207, on the feast of the Holy Martyrs of Prebilovci and Lower Herzegovina.

Father Gregory pronounced prayers and exclamations in Japanese, which was, actually, the first time in history that in the Belgrade's Cathedral church the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served in this language as well.