Annual River Blessing in Fairmont

Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Mission in Fairmont, West Virginia is a parish of the Eastern American Diocese. The Rt. Reverend Dr. Mitrophan , Diocesan Bishop, blessed the opening of the mission on April 15, 2000.

The Synaxis of Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches began

The Synaxis of Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches began
The Synaxis of Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches began
The Synaxis of Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches began
The Synaxis of Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches began

His Holiness Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovac and Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrived in Geneva on 22 January 2016, where he will participate in the Synaxis of the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches at the Orthodox Centre of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Geneva suburb of Chambesy from 22-28 January 2016.

His Holiness is accompanied, as members of delegation of the Serbian Church, by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Dr. Irinej of Backa. The delegation is followed by presbyter Vladimir Vranic, Chief Secretary of the Office of His Holiness the Patriarch.

Memorial rite at the grave of Serdar Janko Vukotic

On the occasion of the centenary of the Battle of Mojkovac (1916-2015), which had been  previously marked by two magnificent spiritual academies in Mojkovac and Belgrade, the memorial rite (panichida) was served on the grave of the famous General Janko Vukotic at the New cemetery in Belgrade on 18 January.

His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served the memorial rite.

Bishop Sergije visits the Bavarian State Library

Bishop Sergije visits the Bavarian State Library
Bishop Sergije visits the Bavarian State Library
Bishop Sergije visits the Bavarian State Library
Bishop Sergije visits the Bavarian State Library

The Munich “Serbian Psalter” and the issue of its facsimile reproduction under the auspices of the Diocese of Frankfurt and All Germany

His Grace Serbian Bishop Sergije of Frankfurt and All Germany, within his canonical visit to Munich on the feast of Saint John the Baptist and the Theophany, 18/19 January 2016, visited the Bavarian State Library in Munich.

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate, 21 January 2016

Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate, 21 January 2016
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate, 21 January 2016
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate, 21 January 2016
Audiences at the Serbian Patriarchate, 21 January 2016

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received in separate meetings Mr. Majid Fahim Pour, the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Mr. Michael Kirby, the ambassador of the United States of America, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 21 January 2016. 

The Iranian ambassador was accompanied by the first adviser Mr. Nasser Ehsani Farid and interpreter Mr. Mohammad-Reza Mottaghi. The U.S. ambassador was accompanied by political secretary Mr. Kevin Furey and Mrs. Milenka Ciric, interpreter.