Bishop Arsenije served in the church on Karaburma

Bishop Arsenije served in the church on Karaburma
Bishop Arsenije served in the church on Karaburma
Bishop Arsenije served in the church on Karaburma
Bishop Arsenije served in the church on Karaburma

His Grace Bishop Arsenije officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Synaxis of Serbian saints on Karaburma on 23 July 2017.

Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica

Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica
Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica
Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica
Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at New Gracanica Monastery on 22 July 2017.

The service was prayerfully attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America. After the Liturgy, His Holiness Irinej served a memorial service to Metropolitan Irinej of New Gracanica of blessed repose.

Patriarch served memorial service for late Serbian hierarchs

Patriarch served memorial service for late Serbian hierarchs
Patriarch served memorial service for late Serbian hierarchs
Patriarch served memorial service for late Serbian hierarchs
Patriarch served memorial service for late Serbian hierarchs

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served memorial service for late Serbian bishops Hristofor, Firmilijan and Dionisije of blessed repose in the Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville, ILL., USA, in the afternoon on 18 July 2017.

Biography of the newly-elected Bishop Atanasije of Milesheva

His Grace Bishop Atanasije (Rakita), elected Bishop of Mileshevo, was born on 7 November 1957 in Janje near Sipovo.

His got the baptismal name Svetko. After finishing primary school in Babici, he absolved  the Orthodox Theological Seminary at Krka monastery. He was tonsured in the same monastery as a graduate of the Seminary on 7 May 1977;  ordained a deacon on 9 May and as presbyter  on 18 December of the same year. He visited father Justin Popovic at Celije Monastery on 1 January r1978 and on 2 January he left for America, where he finished two intensive English language  courses  at the Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh.  In September of the same year he enrolled the Saint Vladimir Orthodox Theological Academy in New York. His Professors were Alexander Schmemann and John Meyendorff, world-famous theologians. In September 1981 he began with a teacher’s career at the Krka Monastery Seminary. Two years later, in 1983, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church transferred him to the St. Cyrill and Methodius Seminary in Prizren, where he was teaching eleven years, until 1994. There he got better acquainted with  the then Bishop Pavle of Raska-Prizren, later Serbian Patriarch.

Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago

Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago
Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago
Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago
Serbian Patriarch officiated in the Russian Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Chicago

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia led the Divine Liturgy at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Protection of the Mother of God in Des Plaines, IL here on this day. His Holiness is presently in the United States having led the glorification of the St. Mardarije in Libertyville, IL on July 2/15 and 3/16. - Photo gallery

The other hierarchs participating in the day’s festivities at the Diocesan Cathedral were: Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro (Church of Serbia), Metropolitan Nicolae of the Americas (Church of Romania), Archbishop Nikodim of Severodonetsk and Starobelsk (Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate), Archbishop Peter of Chicago & Mid-America (Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia), Bishop Longin of New-Gracanica and the Midwest (Church of Serbia), Bishop Irinej of Eastern-America (Church of Serbia), Bishop Kyrill of Diocleia (Church of Serbia).