Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York
Christmas in New York
Christmas in New York
Christmas in New York

The St. Sava Cathedral Community in Manhattan, as its Cathedral is being rebuilt, is temporarily without a home . However, it is neither abandoned nor forgotten thanks to the fraternal love and fellowship offered by the hierarchy, clergy and communities of the Greek and Russian Orthodox Churches in New York City. Again, this year, Christmas was no exception!

On Christmas Eve, January 6, 2018, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the goodness of Archimandrite Chrysostomos (Gilbert), together with his parish community at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Manhattan. Here, the New York City Serbian Cathedral Community was able to celebrate Christmas Eve Services, with over 700 faithful gathered in attendance. The Christmas Eve Vigil was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Irinej, Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Zivojin Jakovljevic, Cathedral Dean, Protopresbyter Aleksa Micich, Protodeacon Milos Zdralic, Diocesan Financial Secretary, and Deacon Jovan Anicic, Diocesan Education Director.

Saint Basil the Great celebrated in the village of Marsic

Saint Basil the Great celebrated in the village of Marsic
Saint Basil the Great celebrated in the village of Marsic
Saint Basil the Great celebrated in the village of Marsic
Saint Basil the Great celebrated in the village of Marsic

Diocese of Sumadia: Free day care for children and youth with disabilities and professional support to their parents

On Sunday, 14 January 2018, when the Church celebrates the Circumcision of the Lord, Saint Basil the Great and the New Year, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Basil the Great in Marsic with the concelebration of local priests.

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble Society

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble Society
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble Society
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble Society
Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble Society

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated on the feast-day of Saint Basil the Great the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade.

His Holiness Irinej performed the rite of blessing the slava cake of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble, the oldest choral institution in Serbia, which just marks 165th anniversary of its existence.

Guests from Fraternal Greece with the Patriarch of Serbia

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received great donors of the Serbian Church Archimandrite Gervasios and Protopresbyter Ermolaos with a group of faithful from the Greek city of Patra, accompanied by Presbyter Panayotis Karatasios, principal of the Holy Archangel Gabriel monastery in Zemun. The reception took place in the Patriarchal residence in Belgrade on January 15, 2018.

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience the Greek Ambassador

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Ambassador of the Republic of Greece Mr. Ilijas Iliadis and presbyter Panayotis Karatasios, principal of the Holy Archangel Gabriel Monastery in Zemun, in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on January 16, 2018.