Glorification of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville

Glorification of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville
Glorification of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville
Glorification of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville
Glorification of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville

On Sunday, July 3/16, 2017, exactly 100 years since Hieromonk Mardarije (Uskokovic) was sent to the United States in order to assist with the Serbian Orthodox Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in North America, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej led the Glorification and Translation of the Relics of St. Mardarije of Libertyville and All-America.

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, the festivities began on Friday, July 14, with a Symposium dedicated to the Life and Times of St. Mardarije at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, with lectures delivered by Dr. Srdja Trifkovic, Dr. Nicholas Groves and Dr. Nicholas Ganson.

Serbian Patriarch concluded his Patriarchal visitation to the USA

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, returned from the USA where he had presided over the prayerful celebrations in the Diocese of New Gracanica-Midwestern America on the occasion of the glorification of new-shown Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and All-America on 24 July 2017.

On behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness was welcomed at the airport Nikola Tesla by His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo, member of the Holy Synod. The Patriarch was also greeted by His Grace Arsenije, Vicar Bishop of Toplica and elected Bishop of Nis, with clergy at the main entrance to the Patriarchate Palace.

Hierarchal Liturgy in Peroj

Hierarchal Liturgy in Peroj
Hierarchal Liturgy in Peroj
Hierarchal Liturgy in Peroj
Hierarchal Liturgy in Peroj

On Saturday, 22 July 2017, on the feast day of Saint Martyr Pancras, Saint Theodor and Holy Martyrs of Glamok and Kulenvakuf, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was celebrated at the church of Saint Spyridon the Wonderworker in Peroj. His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac officiated the Liturgical gathering with the concelebration of Archimandrite Naum, Archimandrite Danilo, presbyter Milan Eric, parish of Pecuj (Diocese of Budim); presbyter Jovan Galamic and deacon Budimir Kokotovic.

Prayerful remembrance on Patriarch Varnava (Rosic)

His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica and elected Bishop of Nis Arsenije celebrated the memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Varnava of blessed repose at Saint Sava church on Vracar on 24 July 2017.

All-Night Vigil service in Nurnberg

All-Night Vigil service in Nurnberg
All-Night Vigil service in Nurnberg
All-Night Vigil service in Nurnberg
All-Night Vigil service in Nurnberg

In the night Friday/Saturday, 21/22 July 2017, All-Night Vigil was solemnly served in honor of the Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God The Three-Handed in the church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Nurnberg, Germany.