The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord Celebrated in the Serbian Capital

Church of Serbia - 17/2/19 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade on 15 February 2019.  His Holiness was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Nenad Popovic from Birmingham's Lazarica; presbyters Arsenije Arsenijevic, dean of the church, Novo Gojic and Dusan Mihajlovic from the parish of ...

Richard Upjohn’s 1851 Trinity Chapel – The Serbian Cathedral of St. Sava

Church of Serbia - 17/2/19 It was, as The New York Times called it in 1914, “distinctly fashionable to be married there, it was eminently respectable to be buried from there." Here were married Rhinelanders and Gardiners. Edith Wharton walked down the aisle here. Between 1887 and 1895 there were three Astor funerals – Mrs. John Jacob ...

Meeting of the Lord

Church of Serbia - 17/2/18 Forty days after Christ was born He was presented to God in the Jerusalem Temple according to the Mosaic Law. At this time as well His mother Mary underwent the ritual purification and offered the sacrifices as prescribed in the Law. Thus, forty days after Christmas, on the second of February, ...