Biography of the newly-elected Bishop Atanasije of Milesheva

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Church of Serbia - 25/7/17 His Grace Bishop Atanasije (Rakita), elected Bishop of Mileshevo, was born on 7 November 1957 in Janje near Sipovo. His got the baptismal name Svetko. After finishing primary school in Babici, he absolved  the Orthodox Theological Seminary at Krka monastery. He was tonsured in the same monastery as a graduate of the ...

Saint Nicholas celebrated in Tvrdos Monastery

Church of Serbia - 25/12/16 On the occasion of the feast day of Saint NIcholas, Their Graces Bishops Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and retired Atanasije celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Tvrdos Monastery on 19 December 2016. During the Holy Liturgy Bishop Grigorije ordained monk Pavle a hierodeacon. After the blessing of slava cake and wheat, Bishop ...

Moderna and Orthodoxy

Church of Serbia - 9/12/16 The modern world functions as a single planetary market on which everything is sold and bought: from physical territories, possessions and objects, to virtual “electronic money” and stock market shares, to identity and sovereignty, memory, soul, even past and future! The principle of a market economy emerged as universally valid, possessing ...

Saint Athenogenes Church consecrated at Vucji Dol – Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 1/11/16 The Church of Saint Athenogenes on Vucji Dol was consecrated solemnly and conciliarly on the feast-day of Martyr Longinos the Captain, on Saturday, 29 October 2016. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral; Their Graces Bishops Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Kirilo of Dioclea and ...

Bishop Atanasije visits President of Republic of Srpska

November 2013 - Serbian Orthodox Church His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac met with President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik at the Palace of the President of the Republic of Srpska in Banja Luka. The meeting was attended by Mr. Miladin Dragicevic, advisor to the President, and Mr. Zorn Jurisc, chief of the cabinet ...

Bishop Atanasije on Zebrnjak Serves Memorial Service for the fallen Heroes of the Battle of Kumanovo

1/10/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church A central ceremony of the centennial of the Battle of Kumanovo was celebrated on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the very place of the battle, below the remains of the monument to the heroes of this battle – at Zebrnjak near Kumanovo. His Grace Atanasije, Bishop of Hvosno, Vicar to His Holiness, served ...

Remembrance of the suffered in Jajinci

    Serbian Orthodox Church 8/10/2012 With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended the Central commemorative manifestation in Jajinci. The central state manifestation devoted to the preservation of the remembrance of the innocently suffered during the World War Two at the scaffold in Jajinci near Belgrade was organized last ...

Consecration of the foundations of Saint Stefan of Decani church

15/8/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno consecrated yesterday on August 13, 2012 foundations of the church devoted to Holy King Stefan of Decani in Zemun's suburb of May the thirteenth. The church is built by people of this area along with members of ...

Bishop Atanasije visits injured cadets of the Military Academy

21/6/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch , His vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno visited yesterday the injured cadets of the Military Academy, who after the tragedy at the Pasuljarske Livade ranges lie at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade. The Bishop conveyed the blessing and best wishes of ...

Catichets of the Archbishop of Belgrade-Karlovac assemble

26/12/2011 Catichets who work in primary and secondary school on the territory of Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac gathered on Saturday, December 24, 2011 in a great hall of the Parish house of the church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Belgrade's suburb of Bezanijska Kosa. With this meeting, which was organized by the Committee for religious education led ...

Solemn vesper service in Decani Monastery

28/11/2011 In the monastery of Decani this year's celebration of the donator's slava, St. King Stephen of Decani began with a feast day's vesper service which was served by Bishop Teodosije of Raska Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija and retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina. The vesper was attended by 200 monks, nuns and believers from many ...

Promotion of a new book: Full Serbian Translation of the Holy Bible

2/11/2011 On Friday, October 28, at the Book Fair there was a presentation of the first edition of the Holy Bible Old and New Testament with translated deuterocanonical books of the Old Testament, which were translated into the modern Serbian language by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and retired Bishop Atanasije ...

32nd anniversary of SAJ of the Serbian Ministry of Interior

Serbian Church 21/12/2010 With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno participated yesterday in marking the 32nd anniversary of existence of the Special Anti-terrorist Unit (SAJ) of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia in their base in Batajnica. On this occasion Bishop Atanasije consecrated a commemorative ...

Reception in Serbian Patriarchate

Reception in Serbian Patriarchate – July 27, 2010 His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno received today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade representatives of the Orthodox grammar school near the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius near Moscow. This school besides the standard education has a wide range of humanitarian activities, so the members of the delegation ...

Formal end of the school year for Orthodox catechists in Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac

Serbian Orthodox Church With the liturgical gathering in the church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Bezanija the school year of 2009/10 was prayerfully finished. The catechists of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac, led by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the president of the Committee for the religious education and other members of this church ...

Bishop Teodosije serves memorial service for victims of war in Prilužje on Remembrance Day

19/5/2010 Serbian Orthodox Church With the blessing of Bishop Atanasije, the administrator of the Diocese of Raška-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija, the Bishop's deputy, Vicar Bishop Teodosije, visited the village of Prilužje in the municipality of Vučitrn today to attend the commemoration of Remembrance Day for Prilužje residents who perished during the last war. On this day each ...

Feast Day of Transfer of Relics of Saint Sava celebrated in Belgrade

Serbian Orthodox Church 19/5/2010 His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served today, on the feast day of the Transfer of the Relics of Saint Sava, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Memorial Cathedral to the greatest Serbian saint and enlightener in Vrachar. In the side chapel of Sts. Martyrs Hermyllus and Stratonicus, Bishop Atanasije was concelebrated ...

Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at Patriarchate Chapel

On the feast day of St Atanasije the Great , at the Patriarchate chapel of St Simeon the Myrrh-gusher, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral has served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Shumadija and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, a vicar of Patriarch ...