Visit of the President of the Republic of Serbia to the Diocese of Sumadija and the City of Kragujevac

His Eminence Bishop Jovan of Sumadija solemnly welcomed the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic in the first capital city of Kragujevac and the seat of the Diocese of Sumadija on January 22, 2021.

The welcome was also attended by the clergy of the Diocese of Sumadija. President Vucic visited the Sumarica Memorial Park, a place where a large number of Kragujevac residents died innocently during the Second World War. Also, the President visited the church dedicated to the Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac and on that occasion, together with Bishop Jovan and the mayor Mr. Nikola Dasic, gave statements for national and local TV stations.

Diocese of Raska and Prizren: Report from the flooded areas

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska and Prizren,  an opponent of Svetlana Stevic, who has been leading the diocesan charity organization "Mother of Nine Jugovic" and six soup kitchens, with the diocesan commission for damage assessment, visited parts of the diocese that are especially endangered by recent floods, in order to gain better insight and determine priorities.

The Diocese of Raska and Prizren has already initiated several activities in raising funds for the endangered population through church municipalities, monasteries, but also with an appeal to all people of goodwill to assist those who need help.

Aid to the endangered can be sent to the bank account of the Diocese: 205-62330-17.

  • Instructions for the payment from abroad,
  • on behalf of: Aid to those endangered by floods in Kosovo and Metohija.

Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren

Swimming for the Precious Cross in parish of Pula-Peroj

Continuing the tradition, swimming competition for the Holy Cross was held in the parish of Pula-Peroj this year as well. Nine swimmers took part in the eighth event in a row. Although swimming is not of a competitive nature, this year's "winner" Jelisaveta was given a modest gift.

The feast day in the church of Saint George in Belgrade

The feast day in the church of Saint George in Belgrade
The feast day in the church of Saint George in Belgrade
The feast day in the church of Saint George in Belgrade
The feast day in the church of Saint George in Belgrade

On the great feast of the Epiphany, the Holy Liturgy in the church of St. George on Banovo Brdo in Belgrade was served by archpriests-staurophors Caslav Marinkovic and Nedeljko Bozic and deacons Savo Topalovic and Djordje Petrovic, in the prayerful presence of archpriests Dragan Vidojevic and priests Zoran Radojevic and Marko Mudric.

Epiphany in Cathedral church in Krusevac

On the feast of the Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ on the Jordan River - Epiphany, January 19, 2021, His Grace Bishop David of Krusevac  served the Holy Liturgy in the Cathedral of St. George in Krusevac.

Archpriests-staurophors Djordje Milojkovic and Ljubisa Milosevic, archpriests Dragic Ilic, Aleksandar Eric and Perica Stojic, priest Nenad Dragicevic, archdeacon Jovan Milenkovic and deacon Nenad Matic concelebrated to the Bishop.