Oplenac Royal Crypt: Memorial Rite for King Alexander Karadjordjevic served

Oplenac Royal Crypt: Memorial Rite for King Alexander Karadjordjevic served
Oplenac Royal Crypt: Memorial Rite for King Alexander Karadjordjevic served
Oplenac Royal Crypt: Memorial Rite for King Alexander Karadjordjevic served
Oplenac Royal Crypt: Memorial Rite for King Alexander Karadjordjevic served

On Friday, 9 October 2015, when the Church celebrates Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia officiated the Divine Hierarchal Liturgy, with concelebration of  local priests, in the church of Saint Great-martyr George on Oplenac.

Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak

Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak

Memorial service for the children – innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp in Sisak

His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana served the commemoration – memorial rite (panichida) for the children – the innocent victims of the Ustasha’s concentration camp which operated from August 1942 until January 1943. The rite took place at the Children’s graveyard in Sisak (Croatia) on October 10, 2015.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway visits Serbian Patriarch

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway visits Serbian Patriarch
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway visits Serbian Patriarch
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway visits Serbian Patriarch
Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway visits Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Mr. Arne Sannes Bjørnstad, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday, on 9 October 2015. 

Chief of the General Staff received by the Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, General LjubisaDikovic, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 8 October 2015.

The delegation of the Serbian Armed Forces (SAF), headed by the Chief of the General Staff of the SAF General Ljubisa Dikovic, consisted of: Head of the Directorate for Operations Major General Vojin Jondic, Colonels Milan Aksic and Sasa Milutinovic, from the Directorate of Human Resources  as well as the chief military chaplain, Captain Sladjan Vlajic.

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate – 5 October 2015

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate – 5 October 2015
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate – 5 October 2015
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate – 5 October 2015
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate – 5 October 2015

Bishops Simon of Shahtin and Milerovsky (Moscow Patriarchate) and Pahomije of Vranje (Serbian Patriarchate) received by Serbian Patriarch on October 5th, 2015.

Serbian and Russian hierarchs were accompanied by protopresbyterVladislavKasiyanov, president of the Committee for Social Issues of the Diocese of Shahtin-Milerovsk; syncellos Metodije (Markovic), Secretary of the Diocesan Administrative Committee of the Diocese of Vranje; as well as by Andrei Dertsuk.