Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar

Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar

In the full hall of the Croatian House in Vukovar, the central Diocesan Saint Sava Academy was held on 25 January 2015.

Beside the competent Bishop,  His Grace Lukijan, monks and priests, the Academy was attended by many high guests from the social and cultural life of the Serbs of the Diocese of Osek-Polje and Baranja as well as by Consul General of the Republic of Serbia in Vukovar Mr. Zivorad Simic. After the intonation of the Anthem of Saint Sava,  His Grace Bishop Lukijan opened the program with a welcome speech.

Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!

Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!

Celebrations of the feast of Saint Sava, the First Archbishop of Serbia, were performed solemnly in the capital, throughout the country and the world, wherever Serbian people live.

Belgrade - In the presence of lots of faithful, the church of Saint Sava in the Vracar district celebrated the Patron Saint-day with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, while many priests concelebrated and the choir Mokranjac chanted .

Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin

Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin

With the blessing of God, the church and the parish of Saint Sava in the capital of Germany, on the feast day of the First Archbishop of Serbia, were honored with a great spiritual celebration.

For the first time as a competent Bishop, His Grace Bishop Sergije of Middle Europe, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-day of the church, visited this church of Saint Sava in downtown Berlin. The celebration began with a vesper service on the Eve of the feast day celebrated by Bishop Sergije and Berlin’s parish priests. On the feast day of Saint Sava, Bishop Sergije officiated the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop John (Haikala) of Palmyra (Antiochian Patriarchate) and nine Orthodox priests from Berlin: archimandrite Emanuel Sfiatkos (Ecumenical  Patriarchate), archpriest Andrey Sikoyev and archpriest Alexy (Russian Orthodox Church Abroad), protosincellos Climent Londroman (Romanian Patriarchate), archpriest Ljubomir Leontinov and archpriest Julian (Bulgarian Patriarchate), protopresbyter-stavrophor Dragan Sekulic, archpriest Veljko Gacic and presbyter Radomir Kolundzic.

Saint Sava’s Day in the Netherlands

Saint Sava’s Day in the Netherlands
Saint Sava’s Day in the Netherlands
Saint Sava’s Day in the Netherlands
Saint Sava’s Day in the Netherlands

Within the Saint Sava week in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in parishes of Amsterdam and Nijmegen  and Vlissingen Saint Sava was solemnly celebrated. The Holy Liturgy on the feast-day of Saint Sava was officiated by protopresbyter Dusan Erdelj in Amsterdam, while Saint Sava’s evening gatherings were organized in other parishes during the weekend.

Saint Sava Academy at the Faculty of Theology

PHOTO GALLERY (click on picture)Serbian Patriarch Irinej and President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic attended the Saint Sava Academy at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Belgrade on 27 January 2015.

Following up Patriarch Irinej and President Nikolic, the attendees were addressed by Professor Dr. Miodrag Popovic, deputy dean of the University of Belgrade, guests from the Faculties of Theology in Ljubljana and Zagreb, as well as by Professor Dr. Darko Djogo, dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Foca. Protopresbyter-stavrophor Professor Dr. Dragomir Sando held a lecture on the theme “Saint Sava’s Legacy and Education”.