Serbian Patriarch in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville

Serbian Patriarch in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville
Serbian Patriarch in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville
Serbian Patriarch in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville
Serbian Patriarch in St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Stavropegial monastery of Saint Sava in Libertyville on Sunday, 8 September 2013

Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of East America with local priests. The choir of the Faculty of Orhodox Theology at this monastery sang responses. Following the Divine Liturgy Bishop Mitrophan, dean of this faculty, served the Invocation of the Holy Spirit. Members of the Women's charitable society Saint Anastasia prepared an agape lunch. 

President of Croatia visits Decani Monastery

President of Croatia visits Decani Monastery
President of Croatia visits Decani Monastery
President of Croatia visits Decani Monastery
President of Croatia visits Decani Monastery

President of the Republic of Croatia Dr Ivo Josipovic visited Decani Monastery on 7 September 2013. With the blessing of Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, abbot of the monastery archimandrite Sava Jovic with the brotherhood welcomed the high guest. Father Sava informed the high guests from Croatia with the history of the monastery and conditions in which the brotherhood live today on Kosovo and Metohija. Following the lunch at the refractory of the monastery and signing a guestbook, President Josipovic and father Sava gave a short statement to the media, emphasizing the significance of the preservation of the cultural and spiritual treasure in the atmosphere of peace and dialogue.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visits church of Saint George in Rasina

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, arrived in Chicago on Saturday, 7 September 2013. The same day the Patriarch visited the church of Saint George in Rasina accompanied by Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, presbyter Vladimir Vranic and deacon Nikolaj Kostur.

Following the evening service Patriarch Irinej blessed crosses in front of the church. On this joyful occasion, the congregation prepared an agape feast. Presbyter Petar Sailovic and Bishop Longin delivered welcome speeches. His Holiness delivered a sermon emphasizing the significance of the unity of our Church and our people.

Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana marks his second anniversary of episcopal consecration

Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana marks his second anniversary of episcopal consecration
Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana marks his second anniversary of episcopal consecration
Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana marks his second anniversary of episcopal consecration
Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana marks his second anniversary of episcopal consecration

On the feast day of Holy martyr Agathonicus and Holy Martyr Gorazd of Czech Lands, in the church of Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana celebrated Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the church of Holy Resurrection  in Belgrade;  thirteen priests and four deacons concelebrated, in the presence of Rt. Revd. Joanikije, Bishop of Budimlje-Niksic.

Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac meets with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia

Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac meets with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia
Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac meets with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia
Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac meets with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia
Bishop of Bihac-Petrovac meets with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Serbia

His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac recieved Mrs. Stanislava Pak, Advisor to the President of Republic Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 5 September 2013. 

Bishop Atanasije informed Mrs. Pak about problems and circumstances  in which our people lives in the territory of the Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac, Bosnia and Hercegovina. Mrs. Pak promised that she would do her best to focus attention of the public to that Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church.