Mother Euphrosyne reposed in the Lord

Mother Euphrosyne the Abbess of Gračanica Monastery reposed in the Lord this morning in her 90th year.

As a great ascetic laborer of Christ’s love she devoted her life from her early youth as a nun. Now her blessed soul rushes to embrace the Lord whom she so ardently served. Memory eternal!

Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco

Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco
Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco
Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco
Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco

The Eucharistic celebration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy in San Francisco was elevated by Hierarchical Divine Liturgy served by His Grace Bishop Maxim with parish priest Fr. Djurica Gordic. Divine Liturgy was well attended, and many parishioners received Holy Eucharist.

His Grace Bishop Maxim delivered a sermon on the topic of Sunday of Orthodoxy, underlining the importance of icons and iconography in the spiritual life of every Christian. Fr. Djurica Gordic used this opportunity to thank His Grace Bishop Maxim for spiritual guidance and visit to St. John’s parish.

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Cincinnati

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Cincinnati
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Cincinnati
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Cincinnati
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Cincinnati

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. George in Cincinnati, Ohio, ceremoniously celebrated the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

The Holy Liturgy began at 10:30am. According to the instructions of His Grace Bishop of Eastern America Irinej, the priest Very Reverend Stavrophor Petar Petrovic, immediately after Ambon's prayer, sang the Troparion of the Icon of Christ, making a one-time procession within the church.

Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased: One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples

Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples
Mosaic in the dome of Saint Sava Cathedral showcased:  One more token of the brotherhood of the Serbian and Russian peoples

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended the solemn presentation of the mosaic in the dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade’s district of Vracar on 22 February 2018.

Besides His Holiness, the celebration in the Memorial Cathedral of the Serbian people was attended by President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey Lavrov, President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik, President of the Department of the External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Ilarion of Volokolamsk, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, ministers in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, as well as by representatives of the company Gasprom Nyeft which helped the creation and installation of the monumental mosaic in the dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral.

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Philadelphia

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Philadelphia
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Philadelphia
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Philadelphia
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Philadelphia

On Sunday February 25, the faithful of St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Elkins Park (Philadelphia) PA., celebrated the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy beginning with Divine Liturgy, at which many of the faithful received Holy Communion.

Following Divine Liturgy, all the faithful present were lead by Fr. Milorad, and the church school children, in procession with everyone carrying icons in celebration of the end of iconoclasim and the restoration of icons in the Holy Orthodox Church.