Memorial Service to Bishop Milutin on the occasion of eleven months since his death

Memorial Service to Bishop Milutin on the occasion of eleven months since his death
Memorial Service to Bishop Milutin on the occasion of eleven months since his death
Memorial Service to Bishop Milutin on the occasion of eleven months since his death
Memorial Service to Bishop Milutin on the occasion of eleven months since his death

Eleven months have passed since the blessed repose in the Lord of Bishop Milutin of Valjevo. Near the grave in the church of the Resurrection of Christ, a prayer was offered for the soul of the dear spiritual father, the first archpastor in the renewed Valjevo diocese.

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije visited Jasenovac Monastery

His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, visited the Jasenovac Monastery on 28 February 2021.

With the faithful people, clergy and monks, His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch in the sacred family of the Jasenovac monastery was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Slavonia. After the doxology in the church of the Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac, in prayerful remembrance on the occasion of the visit, Bishop Jovan presented His Holiness the Patriarch with a particle of the relics of the Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac.

Patriarch Porfirije: Bandic was a friend of Orthodox Serbs, but also a personal friend of mine

Patriarch Porfirije celebrated in Zagreb for the first time and said: I experienced love at every step

The Divine Liturgy, the first in the Zagreb Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Lord since he was elected head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Porfirije Serbian Patriarch served on February 28, 2021, on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. His Grace Bishop Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac and the clergy of the Zagreb Cathedral concelebrated together.

Patriarch Porfirije: Count on us, we are here with you

- Your torment is also our torment, and your joy and our joy, Patriarch Porfirije said to the people of Banija who were left without a roof over their heads in the December earthquake, and announced his even greater presence in the affected area.

On February 27, 2021, Patriarch Porfirije, in his first pastoral visit since he was elected head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, visited the village of Majske Poljane, a place near Glina, which was severely affected by the earthquake on December 29, 2020. In the earthquake, many houses were razed to the ground, while others were unsafe for life.

Patriarch Porfirije: Only in communion we can have primordial joy and peace

- Maybe sometimes God offers a temptation to all of us so that through material damage we would have the opportunity to awaken in ourselves what is human and to make an effort to overcome each of our narrowness, egoism, closedness and to meet the other, Serbian Patriarch Porfirije said on his first pastoral visit to Banija.

For his first pastoral visit the new elected Serbian Patriarch Porfirije chosed Banija. One 27 February 2021, one week after he became the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church former Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, in an organization of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana and the Serbian National Council visited the area that was destroyed in a devastating earthquake a few months ago.