Serbian Orthodox Church

Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava

 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava
 Seattle Parish Celebrates Krsna Slava

On the Seventh Sunday after Pascha, parishioners of St. Sava Church in Seattle celebrated their Patronal Feast Day - Transfer of the Relics of St Sava.

His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America served the Divine Liturgy together with Rev. Protopresbyter Serafim Gascoigne from the Church of the Holy Protection of the Theotokos, Seattle, Rev. Protopresbyter Irenaeus Williams from the Holy Resurrection Church, Tacoma, and parish priest Rev. Zoran Aleksic. After reading of the Holy Gospel, addressing the, Bishop Maxim spoke about the blessing of our Lord that assured the Apostles, during this period from His Resurrection to Ascension, that He is the Son of God and the Redeemer of the world. We also, as His disciples, receive from these Feast days the comfort, joy, strength, and at the same time the knowledge that the Lord Jesus Christ is with us until the end of time.

Srdjan Maksimovic graduates with Highest Distinction HCHC Class of 2018

Srdjan Maksimovic graduates with Highest Distinction HCHC Class of 2018
Srdjan Maksimovic graduates with Highest Distinction HCHC Class of 2018
Srdjan Maksimovic graduates with Highest Distinction HCHC Class of 2018
Srdjan Maksimovic graduates with Highest Distinction HCHC Class of 2018

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology conducted its 76th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Iconographer Filip Subotic frescoes St. Simeon Church in Charlotte

The long anticipated project of frescoing the interior of the recently erected and consecrated church, dedicated to St. Simeon the Myrrhflowing, in Charlotte, North Carolina has been initiated with the blessings of His Grace Bishop Irinej. The church of St. Simeon, together with its chapel of St. Arsenius of Srem, is a constituent body of the St. Petersburg Deanery, of the Diocese of Eastern America.

Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity

Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity
Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity
Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity
Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity

On Bright Tuesday, 29 May 2018 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity in Belgrade.

The Primate of the Serbian Church was concelebrated presbyters parish priest of the church of Holy Trinity Borjan Antic, Vukasin Teofilovic from Lestani and Branislav Borota from Arandjelovac, as well ads deacon Branislav Jocic. His Eminence Metropolitan Jacob of Mytilene also attended the service.

Many parishioners and believers from all Belgrade attended the service.

Feast-Day of the Holy Pentecost in Cathedral church in Novi Sad

Feast-Day of the Holy Pentecost in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
Feast-Day of the Holy Pentecost in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
Feast-Day of the Holy Pentecost in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
Feast-Day of the Holy Pentecost in Cathedral church in Novi Sad

On the Sunday of the Holy Pentecost, on 27 May 2018, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Backa celebrated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the Bishop electus of Osijek-Polje and Baranja Heruvim (Djermanovic), protopresbyter-staurophor Nikola Bilic, parish at the church of Saint Great Martyr George in Sidney, brotherhood of the Cathedral church and some deacons of Novi Sad at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad.

During the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Irinej elevated abbot Heruvim, the head of the monastery of the Ascension of the Most Holy Mother of God in Dalj and elected Bishop of Osek-Polje and Baranja, to the rank of Archimandrite.

Saint Nicholas Slava celebration in Monroeville

Saint Nicholas Slava celebration in Monroeville
Saint Nicholas Slava celebration in Monroeville
Saint Nicholas Slava celebration in Monroeville
Saint Nicholas Slava celebration in Monroeville

On Sunday, May 20th, the day our Holy Orthodox Church celebrates and commemorates the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicea, the parish of St. Nicholas Church in Monroeville, PA, also celebrated its feast day and Slava, the Transfer of the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonder-worker from Myra (today's Turkey) to the city of Bari (today's Italy).

Holy and Divine Liturgy was served and celebrated by the host priest, Very Rev. Fr. George Veselinovic together with visiting clergy the Very Rev. Fr. Andrej Aleksejev, Very Rev. Fr. Rodney Torbic, Rev. Fr. Branislav Golic and the Very Rev. Deacon Jovan Anicic.

SerbFest in Washington, D.C.

SerbFest in Washington, D.C.
SerbFest in Washington, D.C.
SerbFest in Washington, D.C.
SerbFest in Washington, D.C.

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Church in Washington, DC organized its Spring parish festival – SerbFest DC – on May 18-20th, 2018.

From year to year, the festival has been attracting increased interest of the public. This year, the trend has continued, and the attendance surpassed all expectations. The third year in a row, SerbFest is attracting interest of both Serbs and non-Serbs in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Besides the visitors from the neighboring states (e.g., Pennsylvania and Delaware), this year we had guests from other parts of the United States (e.g., Texas), Canada, and as far as Australia.