The Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

The Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej
The Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej
The Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej
The Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

The highest representatives of the Serbian people attend the celebration of the Patriarch’s Patron Saint-day of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, received President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, and Chairman of the Presidency of the Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Milorad Dodik, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on the occasion of Saint Lazarus Saturday, the Patron Saint-day (Slava) of His Holiness, on 20 April 2019.

The Palm Sunday in the Cathedral church in Belgrade

The Palm Sunday in the Cathedral church in Belgrade
The Palm Sunday in the Cathedral church in Belgrade
The Palm Sunday in the Cathedral church in Belgrade
The Palm Sunday in the Cathedral church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Holy Archangel Micahel in Belgrade on the Feast day of the Entry of the Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, 21 April 2019.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by the abbot of the monastery of Rajinovac, archimandrite Serafim (Kuzic), arhimandrite Nikifor (Milovic) from the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic, Montenegro, and by many priests and deacons.

His Grace Bishop Maxim visits Denver and Colorado Springs parishes

His Grace Bishop Maxim visits Denver and Colorado Springs parishes
His Grace Bishop Maxim visits Denver and Colorado Springs parishes
His Grace Bishop Maxim visits Denver and Colorado Springs parishes
His Grace Bishop Maxim visits Denver and Colorado Springs parishes

On Saturday April 6, His Grace visited Colorado Springs, CO where Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the local OCA church. Faithful from across town gathered to welcome our hierarch.

Eastern Diocese Clergy Confession and Seminar in Philadelphia

Eastern Diocese Clergy Confession and Seminar in Philadelphia
Eastern Diocese Clergy Confession and Seminar in Philadelphia
Eastern Diocese Clergy Confession and Seminar in Philadelphia
Eastern Diocese Clergy Confession and Seminar in Philadelphia

From April 3 - 4, 2019 the St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Philadelphia was honored with a blessing from His Grace, Bishop Irinej, to host (for the first time in the parish’s history) the annual Diocesan Clergy Confession and Seminar. Along with His Grace, Bishop Irinej, brethren clergy from throughout our Diocese and clergy from sister Orthodox churches, it was a particular pleasure to host our honored guest speaker - His Grace, Bishop John (Abdalah) of the Antiochean Orthodox Diocese of Worcester and New England.

Lenten Retreat in Steelton

The crisp, clear spring morning greeted the pilgrims pleasantly as they approached St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Steelton, PA.  The goal was to grow in Christ through education and prayer.  Father Christopher welcomed around 20 faithful from the Harrisburg area to a retreat entitled:  The Arena -The Battle of Great Lent.