St. Nicholas in Philadelphia Celebrates is Patronal Feast Day

St. Nicholas in Philadelphia Celebrates is Patronal Feast Day
St. Nicholas in Philadelphia Celebrates is Patronal Feast Day
St. Nicholas in Philadelphia Celebrates is Patronal Feast Day
St. Nicholas in Philadelphia Celebrates is Patronal Feast Day

On Sunday May 21st, St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church of Greater Philadelphia joyously celebrated Its patronal feast day of the Transfer of the relics of St. Nicholas. Prior to the conclusion of Divine Liturgy, the clergy and faithful went in procession around the church. At the conclusion of the gestalt procession, the Slavski kolach and koljivo were blessed at the entrance of the church.

Sunday of the Blind Man in North Port

Sunday of the Blind Man in North Port
Sunday of the Blind Man in North Port
Sunday of the Blind Man in North Port
Sunday of the Blind Man in North Port

On the Sixth Sunday after Pascha, on the celebration of feast of St John the Evangelist, in the North Porth parish, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Presbyter Fr Sasa Djurdjevic. Approximately 50 faithful, among whom were ten Russian Orthodox faithful, who with their majestic chanting, together with the choir, helped beautify the Liturgical assemblage. Following the Liturgy, a luncheon was prepared and served to all present.

Youth Day at St. Stevan's in Columbus

Youth Day at St. Stevan's in Columbus
Youth Day at St. Stevan's in Columbus
Youth Day at St. Stevan's in Columbus
Youth Day at St. Stevan's in Columbus

On Saturday May 20, 2017 St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus Ohio, organized a Youth Day. It is a special day dedicated to all the youth in the parish. St. Stevan’s Church has been organizing Youth Days since 2012. This was our Spring Youth Day and traditionally we also have one at the end of Summer.

The Ascension of the Lord – Patron Feast of the City of Belgrade

The Divine Liturgy celebrated in the church of the Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade and a solemn procession through central streets of the City of Belgrade marked Belgrade’s Patronal feast – Ascension of the Lord (photo gallery - Deacon Dragan Tanasijević).

Holy Liturgy was presided over by His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishop Irinej of Eastern America and Antonije, Vicar Bishop of Moravice. The Bishop Irinej pointed out in his sermon that the Feast of the Ascension was the feast connecting heaven and earth.

 

Crown Prince Alexander Hosts the Patriarch and the Holy Synod at the White Palace

Crown Prince Alexander Hosts the Patriarch and the Holy Synod at the White Palace
Crown Prince Alexander Hosts the Patriarch and the Holy Synod at the White Palace
Crown Prince Alexander Hosts the Patriarch and the Holy Synod at the White Palace
Crown Prince Alexander Hosts the Patriarch and the Holy Synod at the White Palace

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander hosted a dinner at the White Palace in honour of Arch hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church who are participating in the regular Church Assembly.

The dinner was attended by His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia with Metropolitans and Bishops of the Church, Prof. Dr. Mileta Radojevic Serbian Government Director for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities, and members of the advisory bodies to the Crown.