Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 18 July 2013

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 18 July 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 18 July 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 18 July 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 18 July 2013

His Grace newly elected Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac, with the blessing of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and as the competent bishop in charge of the army in Bosnia and Herzegovina, received a delegation of the Ministry of Defence of Bosnia Herzegovina at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday. The delegation consists of Deputy Minister Mr. Mirko Okolic, assistant to Deputy Minister of Defence Mr. Dusko Radic and presbyters Milorad Milinkovic  and Mitar Milinkovic. On this occasion they discussed actual topics from the religious life of the Orthodox faithful. 

Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church visited churches of the Moscow Kremlin and the Intercession Monastery

The Holiest Patriarch of the Serbian Church, who is in the official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, visited on 19 July 2013, visited cathedral churches and churches of the Moscow Kremlin.

The delegation of our Church toured the Cathedral church of the Dormition of Most Holy Theotokos, church of the Archangel and the Annunciation cathedral church, where they venerated the shrines, especially the saints of Moscow – Peter, John, Philip and Hermogenes. Among the shrines of the Kremlin, to the pleasant surprise of our delegation, there were preserved frescoes of Saint Simeon and Saint Sava, as well as Holy Prince Lazar, the martyr of Kosovo – all from XV and XVI century. Hence they testify to a great respect of two local Orthodox Churches which has lasted for centuries. The delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church had an extraordinary honor to fully get to know the magnificence of the famous Kremlin palace.

Feast of Saint Peter in Zvecan

Feast of Saint Peter in Zvecan
Feast of Saint Peter in Zvecan
Feast of Saint Peter in Zvecan
Feast of Saint Peter in Zvecan

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Saint George in Zvecan with the concelebration of the clergy of the Episcopal Deanery of Mitrovica. After the Liturgy Bishop attended the solem session of the Assembly of the Municipality of Zvecan.

Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Kukljin

Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Kukljin
Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Kukljin
Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Kukljin
Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Kukljin

On Saturday, 13 July 2013, on the feast of Saint Peter, the central celebration of the Diocese of Krusevac on the occasion of the marking the 1700th anniversary of the publication of the Edict of Milan (313 A.D.) was held on Gradiste hill which belongs to a village of Kukljin (near Krusevac). The church of Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen is located on the hill which locals call Gradiste.

Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia

Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia

On the feast-day of Holy Unmercenary Healers Cosmas and Damian, the 14th July, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar Bishops to the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia in Belgrade.