Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Serbian Orthodox Church

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the Department for inter-church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, invited by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej of Moscow and All Russia, is coming today, on 16 November 2012, in a three-day visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church. During the his stay in Belgrade he will meet separately with Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia; Mr. Ivica Dacic, the Serbian Prime Minister, and Mr. Milorad Dodik, the President of the Republic of Srpska.

Metropolitan Hilarion will consecrate on Saturday, 17 November 2012, the restored chapel of Iver and the Russian necropolis at the New cemetery in Belgrade, while on Sunday, 18 November 2012, will concelebrate the Serbian Patriarch at the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade’s Cathedral church.

Prayerful Remembrance of Patriarch Pavle

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the concelebration of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral; Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch;  and Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, served today on November 15 2012, the Divine Liturgy at Rakovica monastery. The President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, and many believers were present at the memorial service on the occasion of the third anniversary of the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle. Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac concelebrated at the service.

Official vist at the Patriarchate - 14 November 2012

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received yesterday, on 14 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mrs. Verica Kalanovic, Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government, and Mr. Mileta Radojevic, the Director of the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities of the Government of the Republic of Serbia.

Church celebrated its Patron Saint’s day in Windsor

Church celebrated its Patron Saint’s day in Windsor
Church celebrated its Patron Saint’s day in Windsor
Church celebrated its Patron Saint’s day in Windsor
Church celebrated its Patron Saint’s day in Windsor

On Sunday, 11 November 2012, the Patron Saint’s day of the parish of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius in Windsor was solemnly celebrated. His Grace George, Bishop of Canada, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. The local church choir sang responses. Following the Holy Liturgy there was a solemn procession with the participation of many believers.

Celebration of Patron Saint's day of doctors in Belgrade

Celebration of Patron Saint's day of doctors in Belgrade
Celebration of Patron Saint's day of doctors in Belgrade
Celebration of Patron Saint's day of doctors in Belgrade
Celebration of Patron Saint's day of doctors in Belgrade

With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Atanasije, Bishop of Hvosno served the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, on Wednesday 14 November, at the Clinical Center of Serbia.