The Serbian Patriarch received by the President of Serbia

Belgrade, 28 October 2017 - The President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic met with His Holiness Irinej with whom he talked about accelerating the completion of works on the construction of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade.

President Vucic and Patriarch Irinej agreed that the works on the construction should be completed until 2019, so that the marking of the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the first Serbian Archbishopric would be held in the new Cathedral.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral
Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral
Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral
Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral

His Holiness Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of Serbia General Ljubia Dikovic visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar District of Belgrade on 30 October 2017.

The Chief of  General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Ljubisa Dikovic and members of the extended collegium of the General Staff were welcomed by Patriarch Irinej, accompanied by the principal of the Cathedral Archimandrite Stefan Saric and clergy in front of the Saint Sava Cathedral.

Youth Day in Columbus

Youth Day in Columbus
Youth Day in Columbus
Youth Day in Columbus
Youth Day in Columbus

On Saturday October 21, 2017 St. Stefan of Decani, Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus organized a Youth Day. All the activities were oriented and focused on youth in the parish. Church School teachers: protinica Dejana Kisin, Katarina Sanchez and Katy Maragos with Fr. Isak Kisin always plan and organize fun and educational activities for this special event dedicated to the children and youth at St. Stefan Church. The professional basketball players Nikola Jestratijevic and Velimir Radinovic contributed their time and talents to make this event even more fun and interesting by teaching basketball lessons. Day activities continued with tree planting, hayrides, bonfire and kolo dancing. To support this event the adults prepared a great variety of food for all participants. Beautiful nature at St. Stefan Church combined with a very pleasant weather provided the prefect setting for this event.

Visit of Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia

Visit of Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia
Visit of Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia
Visit of Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia
Visit of Myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon to St Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia

On October 24 / 2017, St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia hosted the Hawaiian Myrrh- streaming Iveron icon of the Most Holy Theotokos . The faithful, from multiple Orthodox jurisdictions in the Philadelphia area, filled the church to celebrate the Supplicatory Canon to the Mother of God. The Canon was served by Fr. Nicholas Dellerman (Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church (OCA), Phildelphia), Fr. Martin Browne (St. Mark Orthodox Church (OCA), Newtown), Archmandrite Christopher (St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, Broomall) Fr. Joel Gillam (St. George Anitochean Orthodox Churvh, Upper Darby), Fr. James Thayer (St. Philip Orthodox Church, Souderton) and Fr. Milorad Orlic.

The Serbian Patriarch receives a delegation from University Ecclesiastical Academy from Thessaloniki

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received protopresbyter Rev. Gregory Stamkopoulos and Mr. Gregory Liantas, professors at University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki.

The distinguished professors expressed their gratitude to the Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the whole-hearted audience during which they talked about possibilities that students study in this educational institution.