Delegation from Germany visiting Bishop of Backa

Delegation from Germany visiting Bishop of Backa
Delegation from Germany visiting Bishop of Backa
Delegation from Germany visiting Bishop of Backa
Delegation from Germany visiting Bishop of Backa

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Backa received a delegation of the German state Baden-Wurttemberg, headed by Minister of Justice and European Affairs of this federal state government Mr. Guido Wolf on 15 March 2018.

The meeting was attended by Monsignor Robert Zollitsch, retired Archbishop of Freiburg and the former Chairman of the German Catholic Episcopal Conference. In the palace of the Church-school community of Novi Sad, during cordial and friendly conversations on current topics, the interlocutors discussed also problems existing in this European region as well as a Christian engagement towards developing  a more humane society in Europe and in the world.

Gathering of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana

Gathering of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana
Gathering of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana
Gathering of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana
Gathering of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana

On Wednesday, 14 March 2018, on the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, clergy of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana approached the Holy Sacrament of Confession and Communion in the Cathedral church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb.

With the blessing of  Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, the confessor father was Archimandrite Mihailo (Vukcevic), abbot of the monastery Gomirje. The Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts was officiated by Archimandrite Danilo (Ljubotina); protopresbyter-staurophor Tomo Cirkovic, parish priest of Kopar; presbyter Slaven Jovicic, parish priest of Grubisno Polje, and Deacon Zoran Radic.

Patriarch receives Minister of Culture and Information

Patriarch receives Minister of Culture and Information
Patriarch receives Minister of Culture and Information
Patriarch receives Minister of Culture and Information
Patriarch receives Minister of Culture and Information

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Vladan Vukosavljevic, Minister of Culture and Information in the Government of the Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate on 15 March 2018.

Distinguished Minister Vukosavljevic thanked His Holiness for the cordial audience during which talks about mutual projects of the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Serbian Orthodox Church were held. Serbian Patriarch Irinej thanked Minister Vukosavljevic for the visit and his efforts for a development of mutual projects by which fruitful cooperations is being fostered for the benefit of all the citizens of the Republic of Serbia.

Kursk Icon to visit New Gracanica Monastery

Tomorrow, March 14th, New Gracanica Monastery will be visited by the miracle-working Kursk Root Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God. Akathist to the Kursk Icon will be at 1:30 pm.

Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Demetrius in Fairlawn

Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Demetrius in Fairlawn
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Demetrius in Fairlawn
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Demetrius in Fairlawn
Presanctified Liturgy at Saint Demetrius in Fairlawn

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej, priests from around the Cleveland Deanery gathered to celebrate the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts on Friday, March 10th at St. Demetrius in Fairlawn, Ohio.  The parish filled with faithful from many different parishes as Fr. Milan Pajic, parish priest of St. Archangel Michael in Akron, and Fr. Aleksa Pavichevich, parish priest of St. George in North Canton, served together with great solemnity.