Serbian Patriarch celebrated Divine Liturgy at St Sava’s Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 30/1/17 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarh Irinej officiated the Divine Liturgy in the crypt of the memorial St. Sava’s Cathedral in Belgrade on the 27th January, 2017, the feast-day of the First Serbian Archbishop and Illuminator. A multitude of faithful attended this solemn hierarchal service, among whom quite a number of pious people ...

The Military High School in Belgrade marked St. Sava’s feast-day on the 27th of January

Church of Serbia - 30/1/17 The solemnity took place in the Solemn Hall of the Military High School (Gymansium), where the rite of blessing Patron’s cake and wheat was performed by archpriest Ilija Smigic, Principal of the church of Holy Gabriel (declared by the Serbian Patriarch as a church serving for students of this secondary school ...

Celebration of Saint Sava at the Faculty of Theology

Church of Serbia - 30/1/17 The Saint Sava Academy was attended by Serbian Patriarch Irinej, representatives of the Belgrade University and Catholic Faculties of Theology from Ljubljana and Zagreb. The Feast-day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, was celebrated prayerfully in the chapel of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade on 27 January 2017, with ...

The feast-day of St. Sava celebrated in Novi Sad

Church of Serbia - 30/1/17 The Eucharistic gathering was presided over by His Grace Irinej, Bishop of Novi Sad and Bachka, with the con-celebration of Bishop Jovan (Puric) and brotherhood of the Cathedral church. In his sermon Bishop Irinej pointed out that St. Sava preferred love to Christ to anything else, and multiplied the gifts of the Holy Spirit ...

St. Sava celebrated solemnly in Zagreb

Church of Serbia - 30/1/17 His Eminence Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana Porfirius presided over the Hierarchal Liturgy in the chapel of the Serbian Orthodox General High School (Gymnaisum). Concelebrants to the Metropolutan were archpriest-stavrophor Marko Nogi,. prоtоsyncell Veniamin, hieromonk Dionysius from the Kovilj Monastery and deacon Branimir Jokic. The Liturgy was attended by the Zagreb faithful, pupils and ...

SVS Press Book Debuts in Russian Media

SVOTS - 30/1/17 In mid-January 2017, Archpriest Chad Hatfield, seminary president, and Deacon Gregory Hatrak, director of Marketing and Operations at SVS Press, traveled to Moscow, Russia, to attend a formal presentation of a recently released press title, Patriarch Kirill in His Own Words, in the presence of several honored guests and local media. The book, a ...

Podcast: “Orthodox Music: Past, Present & Future”

Music faculty Harrison Russin and Robin Freeman engaging famed composer and musician Fr. Ivan Moody in a public conversation about the past, present, and future of Orthodox Christian music. (photo: Mary Honoré)

SVOTS - 30/1/17 On the evening of January 20, 2017, priest and famed composer Fr. Ivan Moody shared his thoughts on the past, present, and future of Orthodox music, during a public conversation with faculty from St. Vladimir’s Seminary: Robin Freeman, director of Music, and Harrison Russin, lecturer in Liturgical Music. Father Ivan currently is a researcher at CESEM-Universidade Nova ...

Estonian Chamber Choir

SVOTS - 30/1/17 The Arvo Pärt Project (AAP) at St. Vladimir’s Seminary and Sacred Music in a Sacred Space will present an All-Arvo Pärt Program performed by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir on Wednesday, February 1, at 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, NYC. The concert will be conducted by Kaspars Putninš, artistic ...

“ORTHODOX GREECE IS DYING. WE HAVE BEEN OCCUPIED WITHOUT A WAR”—MET. AMBROSE OF KALAVYRTA

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Pravoslavie.ru - 30/1/17 In a new statement, Metropolitan Ambrose of Kalavyrta of the Church in Greece fervently implores his fellow countrymen and Churchmen to return to their Orthodox faith, the glory of the Greek culture. The hierarch cites several problematic issues in Greece today, including the influx of refugee-invaders, and the government’s abandonment of Orthodoxy and warm ...