Poland: Metropolitan Sawa consecrates renovated church of Supraśl Monastery

  Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency  - 23/2/17 His Beatitude Sawa, Metropolitan of Warsaw and all Poland, consecrated Sunday the renovated church of St John the Theologian in Supraśl Lavra, orthodox.pl reports. In accordance with Church Tradition, a particle of the relics of the local Saint Gabriel of Białystok, martyred at the age of six in 1690 in ...

Feast day of Saint Nicholas solemnly celebrated at Bagdala

Church of Serbia- 23/12/15 St. Nicholas of Myra, the Patron Saint-day (slava) of Bishop David of Krusevac, was solemnly celebrated at Bagdala with the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. Along with the congregation of the faithful, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Bishops Pahomije of Vranje and Jeronim of Jegar celebrated. On the eve of the feast-day of Saint Nicholas ...

Resurrection of Prebilovci – Consecration of the church of the Resurrection of Christ in Prebilovci

Church of Serbia -2015 Holy New Martyrs of Prebilovci, who, for Christ’s sake had been thrown into pits of Surmanci, found their final abode, and their relics, after over 70 years of waiting, are in a resting place! On Saturday, on 8 August 2015, the Holy Church of the Lord, with its Eucharistic gathering, consecrated the church ...

Consecration of Bishop Arseny of Toplica

  Church of Serbia - 9/2/14 His Holiness Irenaeus, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy and the solemn rite of the consecration of Archimandrite Arseny (Glavcic) to the rank of Bishop of Toplica at the Belgrade’s Cathedral church today, on 31st August 2014. His Holiness was concelebrated by Their Eminences Metropolitan Panteleon of Veria (Archdiocese of Athens), ...

Biography of the newly-elected Bishop Justin of Žiča

Church of Serbia - 3/8/14 The enthronement of the new Bishop of Žiča Justin in the Cathedral church of Kraljevo will be performed on 3 August 2014. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, will perform the enthronement rite himself, while many Bishops of our Holy Church will concelebrate during the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. The Biography of newly-elected Bishop ...

Biography of newly-elected Bishop of Central Europe – Archimandrite Sergije (Karanovic)

Church of Serbia - 23/7/14 The rite of consecration of newly-elected Bishop of Central Europe Sergije will take place at the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on 26 July 2014. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej will celebrate the solemn Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in this Cathedral church. The solemn rite of the enthronement into the ...

Biography of newly-elected Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana

Church of Serbia - July 2014 Newly-elected Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije (Peric) of Zagreb-Ljubljana was born on 22 July 1961 in Becej, northern Serbia, and was baptized as Prvoslav. He finished primary school in Curug, and the “Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj” Grammar school in Novi Sad. He was ordained a monk according to the rite of small schime ...

Biography of the newly-elected Bishop Justin of Žiča of the Church of Serbia

26/6/14 His Grace newly-elected Bishop Justin (Stefanović) of Žiča was born on 26 May 1955 in Čačak and was baptized as Miroslav. He finished primary and secondary schools, as well as the Faculty of Economy in Belgrade. His monastic life began in the monastery of Crna Reka in 1980 where he was tonsured in 1983 by ...

Feast of the Cross at the Cathedral Church

20/1/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on the Feast of the Cross, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great at the Cathedral Church in Belgrade. After the versper service following the Liturgy, Serbian Patriarch Irinej performed the rite of great blessing of the water of the Feast of the Cross. Then the Patriarch ...

International Scientific Conference – “The Cyrillo-Methodian Tradition, the Language and the Mission of the Church in the XXI Century”

December 2013 At  the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the University in Belgrade, on 6 December 2013 there was held an International Scientific Conference “The Cyrillo-Methodian Tradition, the Language and the Mission of the Church in the XXI Century”. Before the beginning of the great scientific conference, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy ...

Slava of the Patriarchate of Pec celebrated

16/10/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church The slava of the Patriarchate of Pec, the Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos was celebrated on October 14, 2012 at the church of St. Saviour  with the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy served by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej was concelebrated by Their Graces Kyr Vasilije Bishop ...

Seminar of the priesthood of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren

13/8/2012 On Sunday, August 6, 2012 in the monastery of Gracanica the annual seminar of the priesthood of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija. In the work of the seminar, which was led by Bishop Teodosije, fifty seven priests and seven deacons from all parts of the Diocese participated. The work of the seminar began ...