Forty-day Memorial Service for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica

On Saturday, 26 January 2013, on the feast of the Apodosis of Theophany, the forty day memorial  for Bishop Hrizostom of Zica of blessed repose was served at the monastery of Rujan. Bishop Jovan of Sumadia, Administrator of the Diocese of Zica, celebrated the Divine Liturgy along with Bishop David of Krusevac. Following the Divine Liturgy, there was a panikhida service, and later at the grave site a small memorial service. 

Bishop Maxim celebrates the Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Bishop Maxim celebrates  the Feast of Saint John the Baptist
Bishop Maxim celebrates  the Feast of Saint John the Baptist
Bishop Maxim celebrates  the Feast of Saint John the Baptist
Bishop Maxim celebrates  the Feast of Saint John the Baptist

Bishop Maxim solemnly celebrated the Feast of Saint John the Baptist at the St. Petka Serbian Orthodox Church in San Marcos, California on Saturday, January 20, 2013. 

Solemn academy at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology

Solemn academy at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology
Solemn academy at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology
Solemn academy at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology
Solemn academy at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology

Professors and students of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University in Belgrade prayerfully celebrated their Patron Saint-day – the feast day of Saint Sava, Serbian Archbishop.

In the presence of many students, professors and guests, a number of priests celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the side chapel of John the Theologian. Following the Liturgy there was the Saint Sava Academy, which was blessed and opened by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.

St. Sava Celebrated in the Eastern Diocese

St. Sava Celebrated in the Eastern Diocese
St. Sava Celebrated in the Eastern Diocese
St. Sava Celebrated in the Eastern Diocese
St. Sava Celebrated in the Eastern Diocese

The feast of St. Sava, the first archbishop of Serbia, is celebrated festively in Serbian Churches worldwide. St. Sava, being the enlightener of the Serbian people is the patron Saint of Serbian schools and schoolchildren and each year our churches observe this great feast day in the Serbian church calendar with children's programs.

Patriarch Irinej visits National Library of Serbia

Patriarch Irinej visits National Library of Serbia
Patriarch Irinej visits National Library of Serbia
Patriarch Irinej visits National Library of Serbia
Patriarch Irinej visits National Library of Serbia

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited on 26 January 2013 the National Library of Serbia, where he cut the slava cake of the Saint Sava Society.