Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar

Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar
Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar
Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar
Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar

Let us sing with love
To Saint Sava!

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated today, on Saint Sava Day, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar. The clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated, but also guests from Russia, Greece, as well other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession

Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession
Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession
Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession
Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession

His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Brcko on the Theophany feast day.

After the Holy Liturgy His Grace Bishop performed the rite of Great blessing of  waters and led a magnificent procession from the Cathedral church of Brcko  to the picnic place Ficibajer at the Sava river in which more than thousand believers from the Brcko District and the town of Brcko participated. Between 7.000 and 8.000 believers participated in the procession. In the race for the Precious Cross of the Lord about 48 swimmers from Brcko, Bijeljina, Sremska Mitrovica, Belgrade and other cities took part. The winner of the Theophany Cross Dive in the Sava river was Djordje Mihajilovic from Brcko, who was wrapped with a cloak of the knight of the Theophany Cross by Bishop Hrizostom, who also presented a gold medallion and a gilded Theophany cross to him.

Theophany at Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick

Theophany at Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick
Theophany at Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick
Theophany at Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick
Theophany at Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick

On Sunday, on 19 January, on the feast of Theophany was solemly celebrated atthe Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Brunswick. His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church, fulfilled with the faithful. The Bishop was concelebrated by the local priests. 

At the end of the Holy Liturgy the blesing of the waters was performed. The celebration of the day was continued with the baptism of Adrijana Zdravkovic.

Source: Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad

Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad
Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad
Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad
Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad

On Monday, 20 January 2014, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated its Patron Saint-day by serving the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad

The Bishop of Backa was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops: Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadija, David of Krusevac, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Porfirije of Jegar with thirteen presbyters and eleven deacons.

Theophany in England

Theophany in England
Theophany in England
Theophany in England
Theophany in England

On Sunday, 19 January 2014, on the occasion of the feast of Theophany and the Patron Saint-day of the church of Synaxis of Saint John the Baptist in Halifax, His Grace Bishop Dositej of Britania and Scandinavia served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of hierarchal deputy protopresbyter-stavrophor Zarko Nedic and hieromonk Stefan Ponjarc.

On the feast gathering the people came from Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Bradford.

During the Liturgy Bishop Dositej performed the great blessing of the water and the rite of blessing the slava cake.

protopresbyter-stavrophor Aleksandar Ilic