Student Conference at the Spiritual Academy of Kiev

Student Conference at the Spiritual Academy of Kiev
Student Conference at the Spiritual Academy of Kiev
Student Conference at the Spiritual Academy of Kiev
Student Conference at the Spiritual Academy of Kiev

The 10th Student Conference on the topic “Student education in a Spiritual school” was opened at the Kiev Spiritual Academy on 26 March 2019.

Students from the Russian Orthodox Church and other Local Orthodox Churches participate in the conference. The Serbian Orthodox Church is represented by Mr. Nikolaj Sapsaj, student of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade.

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Monroeville

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Monroeville
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Monroeville
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Monroeville
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Monroeville

On Sunday, 17th of March 2019, Orthodox Christians from all jurisdictions of the
Greater Pittsburgh area gathered at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in
Monroeville for a Pan-Orthodox Lenten Vesper Service, hosted by the Orthodox Clergy
Brotherhood of Greater Pittsburgh. This was the first of five services comprising this
year’s inaugural Orthodox Clergy Brotherhood Lenten Vesperal Services which will be
held on each of the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent this year.

Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and memorial service for victims of the NATO aggression

Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and memorial service for victims of the NATO aggression
Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and memorial service for victims of the NATO aggression
Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and memorial service for victims of the NATO aggression
Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and memorial service for victims of the NATO aggression

On the second Sunday of Lent, 24 March 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles in Nis with the concelebration of the Diocesan Bishop, His Grace Arsenije of Nis.

After the Divine Liturgy, the memorial service (panichida) for all those who had lost their lives during the inhumane NATO aggression in 1999 was served. The Cathedral church was full with the faithful.

Metropolitan Porfirije received by Croatian Prime Minister Plenkovic

Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana visited the President of the Government of Republic of Croatia Mr. Andrej Plenkovic at Banski Dvori in Zagreb on 18 March 2019.

Prime Minister Plenkovic and Metropolitan Porfirije expressed a desire to continue dialogue and partnership between representatives of the Government and State institutions with representatives of Churches and religious communities in Croatia.

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Smyrna

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Smyrna
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Smyrna
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Smyrna
Sunday of Orthodoxy in Smyrna

With the participation of a multitude of believers, the Sunday of Orthodoxy was celebrated in Smyrna, in the historic church of Agios Voukolos and Agios Polycarpos, after the authorities’ consent to the request of the Metropolis and the Orthodox Community of Smyrna.