Centenary of the church of Saint Elijah in Gornje Zabrdje

Marking the 100th anniversary of the church of Holy Prophet Elijah in Gornje Zabrdje began on Saturday, 7 September 2013

His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla served vigil service with the concelebration of the local priests. His Grace Bishop held a sermon in which he said that our ancestors built churches not only for themselves, but also for future generations. 

Feast day of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist at Central cemetary

Feast day of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist at Central cemetary
Feast day of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist at Central cemetary
Feast day of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist at Central cemetary
Feast day of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist at Central cemetary

On the feast day of the Beheading of St. John the Prophet, Baptist and Forunner, with the blessing of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of Saint John at the Central cemetary.  Clergy of this holy church concelebrated. 

The feast of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist in Cathedral church in Novi Sad

The feast of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
The feast of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
The feast of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist in Cathedral church in Novi Sad
The feast of Beheading of Saint John the Baptist in Cathedral church in Novi Sad

Parishioners of the Cathedral church of Holy Great Martyr George in Novi Sad, led by their Bishop, prayerfully celebrated the feast day of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist 

The celebration of the feast day began with solemn feast's vigil service which was celebrated by protopresbyter Stanimir Popovic. Guests of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa were Metropolitan Seraphim of Zimbabwe and Angola (Patriarchate of Alexandria), Bishop Elijah of Philomelyon (Albanian Orthodox Church) as well as representatives of the Anglican Church, who are in Novi Sad due to the conference.

Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle

Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle
Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle
Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle
Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited Serbian Orthodox monastery of the Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos in New Carlisle, Indiana

His Holiness, accompanied by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, presbyter Vladimir Vranic and deacon Aleksandar Vujkovic, arrived in the monastery on the eve of the feast day of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist when he served the vigil service with local priesthood.  Next morning, on the feast day of the Beheading, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. His Grace Bishop Longin attended the Liturgy. Sisterhood of this monastery warmly welcomed the Patriarch and showed on this occasion their generosity.

Bishop Teodosije consecrates church of Sts. Constantine and Helen in village of Banov Do near Zvecan

Bishop Teodosije consecrates church of Sts. Constantine and Helen in village of Banov Do near Zvecan
Bishop Teodosije consecrates church of Sts. Constantine and Helen in village of Banov Do near Zvecan
Bishop Teodosije consecrates church of Sts. Constantine and Helen in village of Banov Do near Zvecan
Bishop Teodosije consecrates church of Sts. Constantine and Helen in village of Banov Do near Zvecan

In the village of Banov Do near Zvecan, Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren consecrated on 8 September 2013 a newly built church of Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen. Following the consecration of the church and the Holy Liturgy Bishop Teodosije presented hierarchal gramata to Mr. Milosav Gvozdovic from Banov Do for his effort regarding the building of this church.