Serbian Orthodox Church

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

On Tuesday, 8 August 2018, on the feast day of the Ascension of St. Anna - mother of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica near Zajecar. His Grace Bishop Ilarion of Timok celebrated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of clergy of Zajecar and Negotin Deanery.

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

At Devina Voda monastery a feast day of the Icon of the Mother of God the Three-Handed, the monastery Patronal feast,  was solemnly celebrated. HIs Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy and the monks of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren. Following the Holy Liturgy there was the feast's procession and blessing of the slava cake at the courtyard in front of the church.

Patronal feast of Saint Petka church on Cukarica

Patronal feast of Saint Petka church on Cukarica
Patronal feast of Saint Petka church on Cukarica
Patronal feast of Saint Petka church on Cukarica
Patronal feast of Saint Petka church on Cukarica

On the feast of Saint Petka the Roman, with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica officiated the Holy Liturgy at the church devoted to this saint in Cukarica.

The Bishop was concelebrated by  local priests. Bishop Antonije blessed the slava cake. The dean of the church f. Nikola Trajkovic greeted His Grace Bishop Antonije, for whom this was the first Hierarchal Liturgy as the Vicar of Serbian Patriarch.

A cross brought back upon a church in Prizren

A cross brought back upon a church in Prizren
A cross brought back upon a church in Prizren
A cross brought back upon a church in Prizren
A cross brought back upon a church in Prizren

Thirteen year after the 2004 Pogrom when the church of Christ’s Ascension in Prizren, Metochia, was set to fire and devastated, the Society of Friends of the monastery of Holy Archangels in Prizren along with the Church-school community of Prizren managed to produce and elevate a cross on this sacred temple from XIV century.

Patronal feast of the monastery of Holy Archangels near Prizren

In the monastery of Holy Archangels near Prizren the feast day of Saint Gabriel the Archangel, the patronal feast of the monastery, was celebrated. Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the clergy and in the presence of the faithful who had come from various places.

Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned

Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at Milesheva monastery on 6 August 2017, and on this occasion he introduced His Grace Bishop Atanasija (Rakita) into the throne of the Bishops of Milesheva. The ceremony was attended by envoy of the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Defense Mr. Aleksandar Vulin and Minister of Justice Mrs. Nela Kuburovic.

In the presence of many Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, representatives of state authorities, representatives of the Islamic Community of Serbia and the faithful, the solemn rite of the enthronement of His Grace Atanasije as Bishop of Milesheva was performed. Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops Justin of Zica, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Pahomije of Vranje, Nikanor of Banat, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Sergije Epuscopus electus of Bihac-Petrovac and Marko of Bregalnica.