Sunday of Orthodoxy in Iceland

On Sunday of Orthodoxy, on the 14th anniversary since the beginning of the NATO military operation against Serbia and Montenegro, Orthodox believers gathered at the house of St. Nicholas parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Reykyavik where the Divine Liturgy was celebrated. Believers of Serbian, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarus, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Romanian, Polish and Icelandic origin attended the memorial service for the victims of the NATO bombing served by the head of the parish, priest Timofei Zolotuski.

Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis

Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis
Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis
Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis
Theodor Saturday and Sunday of Orthodoxy in Nis

In the first week of the Great Lent, also called the Sunday of Orthodoxy because we remember the triumph of the Orthodox Church over the iconoclasts, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church in Nis. The clergy of the Cathedral church concelebrated to the Bishop. According to the ancient praxis at the end of the Liturgy the procession with icons around the church was performed and the Synodikон, which has been read in the Orthodox Church since 843 A.D.

Metropolitan Amfilohije meets with the chief of the OESC Mission in Montenegro and the Ambassador of Turkey in separate visits

On 26 March 2013 there were two audiences at the Episcopal palace of the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral at Cetinje. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, met with His Excellency Ambassador Ljubomir Kopaja, chief of the OESC Mission, and in a separate visit with His Excellency Mehmet Niyazi Tanilir, Ambassador of Turkey to Podgorica.

This was the first visit of Ambassador Kopaj since his last year’s installation as the chief of the OESC mission. The Ambassador used this opportunity to visit Cetinje Monastery as well.

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate – 27 March 2013

His Holiness Irinej met with Mr.  Andrey Efimov, Acting Head of the UN Office in Belgrade, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade.

Annual Youth Oratorical Festival

The Youth Department of our Diocese would like to remind you of our Annual Oratorical Festival аnd to ask you to convey the information to the friends from your parish who might be interested in it. It will take place, God willing, at our New Gračanica Monastery during the Annual Diocesan Assembly on the 19th of April in the afternoon/evening and on the 20th of April in the morning/around noon.The essays should not be longer than 5 double-space pages or 10 minutes of talk, and they need to be turned in by April 8 at: fr.dragan@st-nicholas-indy.org