The relics of Saints Cosmas and Damian at Cacak

The relics of  Saints Cosmas and Damian at Cacak
The relics of  Saints Cosmas and Damian at Cacak
The relics of  Saints Cosmas and Damian at Cacak
The relics of  Saints Cosmas and Damian at Cacak

On Sunday, 24 November 2013, on the feast-day of Saint King Stefan of Decani,  relics of Holy Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, which are kept at the monastery of Sopocani, were brought in the church of  Holy Ascension of God at Cacak

 By God’s  grace and with the blessing of Bishop of Sumadia and administrator of the Diocese of Zica Jovan, and Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and thanks to efforts of the clergy of the Ascension church, the relics csme at 3 p.m. at the City square accompanied by  monks from the Sopocani monastery. They gave the tabernacle with the relics to Archimandrite Timotej from the Ascension monastery, and then the procession went through the streets of the city towards the church. In front of the church the relics were solemnly welcomed by clergymen and monks in the presence of many believers.

Chicago: Meeting of Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America

The Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America meets in Chicago. At the  liturgical gathering at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ  the monastic name day of Metropolitan Amfilohije was also remembered.

His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral as well as administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central American, on his monastic name-day, the feast day of Saint Amphilochius of Iconium, officiated Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Chicago.

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 10 December 2013

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 10 December 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 10 December 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 10 December 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 10 December 2013

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Mr. Michael D. Kirby, the Ambassador of the United States of America to Serbia and Mr. Jonathan Moore, US State Department Director of the Office of South-Central European Affairs. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana also attended this meeting. 

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 9 December 2013

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarchate received on 9 December 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Valery Alekseyev, president of the International Fund for the Unity of Orthodox Peoples, with associates.

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra
The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra
The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra
The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra

On the feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch – administrator of the Diocese of Slavonia, with the concelebration of all clergymen of the Diocese of Slavonia celebrated Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Pakra, which observes this feast as its church patron day.

On the eve of the feast-day Bishop Jovan visited the Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Pakrac, where the bells were restored for the first time after the war in 1991, as well as the church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Gavranica. Lots of faithful people welcomed the Bishop the vigil service was celebrated on the eve of the feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple.