Celebration of Saint Sava’s feast-day in Banja Luka

Celebration of Saint Sava’s feast-day in Banja Luka
Celebration of Saint Sava’s feast-day in Banja Luka
Celebration of Saint Sava’s feast-day in Banja Luka
Celebration of Saint Sava’s feast-day in Banja Luka

His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banjaluka served, on the occasion of the feast-day of Saint Sava, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Christ the Saviour in Banja Luka.

After the Holy Liturgy, there was a rite of blessing and cutting the slava cake. The young ones received some gifts. The feast-day of Saint Sava was celebrated throughout Banjaluka – in schools, with solemn performances and slava rites as well as at the Cultural Centre of Banski Dvor where a traditional Saint Sava Academy was held.

On the student patron feast celebration of St. Sava at Cambridge University.

On the student patron feast celebration of St. Sava at Cambridge University.
On the student patron feast celebration of St. Sava at Cambridge University.
On the student patron feast celebration of St. Sava at Cambridge University.
On the student patron feast celebration of St. Sava at Cambridge University.

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Dositej diocese for Great Britain & Scandinavia, Serbian students at Cambridge University celebrated their patron and intercessor before our Lord and God, the first Serbian Archbishop St. Sava.

The rite of blessing the Slava wheat, wine and bread was celebrated by protopresbyter - stavrophore Aleksandar Ilic, parish priest of St. John the Baptist church in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The host of the Slava was Mr. Luka Bojovic from Gornji Milanovac. For next year’s Slava the honour of hosting was accepted by Mr. Ivan Tanasijevic from Zrenjanin.

Foundation Stone for the Penitentiary Institution Pozarevac - Zabela

Foundation Stone for the Penitentiary Institution Pozarevac - Zabela
Foundation Stone for the Penitentiary Institution Pozarevac - Zabela
Foundation Stone for the Penitentiary Institution Pozarevac - Zabela
Foundation Stone for the Penitentiary Institution Pozarevac - Zabela

On the day of the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-Glorious Apostle Peter, His Grace Bishop Ignatije of Branicevo served the rite of blessing of the foundation stone for the church dedicated to Sts. Peter and Paul the Apostles at the Penitentiary institution Pozarevac-Zabela.

Revd. Nikola Marjanovic, spiritual father at the Penitentiary institution Zabela, and some clergymen concelebrated with the  Diocesan Bishop in presence of the acting director of the Administration for executing criminal sanctions Mr. Dejan Carevic, employees and members of the local community of the town Pozarevac. After more than a century and a half of its existence this institution for executing criminal sanctions is going to have its own church.

Vicar Bishop of South America Visits Phoenix, Arizona

Vicar Bishop of South America Visits Phoenix, Arizona
Vicar Bishop of South America Visits Phoenix, Arizona
Vicar Bishop of South America Visits Phoenix, Arizona
Vicar Bishop of South America Visits Phoenix, Arizona

This year’s annual Patronal Feast Day – Slava Celebration on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Phoenix, Arizona, was very special in many ways, but most of all on the account of the visit of their Graces Bishop Maksim and Bishop Kirilo.

Bishop Kirilo was elected as hierarch almost four years ago as a Vicar Bishop to His Eminence Amfilohije of Montenegro, with a special appointment to take care of our Church in South America, for the first time visited Phoenix as a part of his larger North American tour. 

Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Paris on the feast-day of Saint Sava

Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Paris on the feast-day of Saint Sava
Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Paris on the feast-day of Saint Sava
Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Paris on the feast-day of Saint Sava
Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Paris on the feast-day of Saint Sava

On Saturday, January 27th, on the feast-day of Saint Sava, as well as on the Sunday of January 28th, 2018,  upon the invitation of Bishop Luka of Western Europe, His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina officiated the Divine Liturgy in Paris.

In the Paris church dedicated to Saint Sava, the Eucharistic celebration was marked with the ordination of Deacon Nenad Ilic as presbyter, who is to serve as a parish priest in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.