Bishop Mitrophan celebrates Pascha in Monroeville

Bishop Mitrophan celebrates Pascha in Monroeville

His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America celebrated the Paschal feast at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The host priest, V. Rev. Stavrophor Dragoljub Malich assisted the bishop at the liturgical celebration.

Hermitage Parish hosts Lenten Vespers

Hermitage Parish hosts Lenten Vespers
Hermitage Parish hosts Lenten Vespers
Hermitage Parish hosts Lenten Vespers
Hermitage Parish hosts Lenten Vespers

The St. George parish hosted the last of the Deanery Vespers on Sunday, April 8, 2012, Palm Sunday. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America joined the clergy for the evening Vesper service. V. Rev. Janko Rajlich, the dean of the Cleveland Deanery, led the evening service with the concelebration of eight priests both from the Cleveland deanery and the local pan Orthodox community and one deacon.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves in Rakovica monastery

Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves in Rakovica monastery
Serbian Patriarch Irinej serves in Rakovica monastery

On Easter Monday, April 16, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Liturgy in Belgrade's monastery of Rakovica. On this occasion, the Patriarch was concelebrated by a few priests and deacons, and nuns of this holy family chanted. Following the Holy Liturgy, Patriarch Irinej served the memorial service for Serbian Patriarchs Pavle and Dimitrije of blessed repose who are buried in the monastery courtyard.

Great Friday morning service with reading of twelve Paschal Gospels in the monastery of Gracanica

Great Friday morning service with reading of twelve Paschal Gospels in the monastery of Gracanica
Great Friday morning service with reading of twelve Paschal Gospels in the monastery of Gracanica
Great Friday morning service with reading of twelve Paschal Gospels in the monastery of Gracanica
Great Friday morning service with reading of twelve Paschal Gospels in the monastery of Gracanica

Bishop Teodosije with priests of the parish of Gracanica served this evening in Gracanica monastery the morning service of Great Friday during which twelve paschal Gospels were read. The service was attended by sisterhood of the monastery with the heugomene Efrosinija, the faithful from Gracanica and a few soldiers of the Greek KFOR.
Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren