Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, Pray For Us!

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2019 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in front of the church of Sts New Martyrs of Kragujevac in Sumarice district on the occasion of 78 years since shooting more than two hundred citizens of Kragujevac by German occupation forces. In the honor and glory of Sts New ...

Days of Holy Martyrs of Jasenovac

Church of Serbia - 16/9/17 The celebration of Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac under auspices of  the Diocese of Pakrac-Slavonia commenced on 3 September 2017 with a Liturgy at the monastery church of the Nativity of Saint John the Forerunner in Jasenovac, and will end on 13 September, the day when the Serbian Church marks their ...

Cooperation between the Archives of the SOC and the Museum of genocide victims

Serbian Patriarchate - April 2016 The Protocol on cooperation between the Archives of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Museum of the genocide victims signed At the Belgrade Patriarchate, the Protocol on cooperation between the Archives of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Museum of the genocide victims was solemnly signed on 12 April 2016. This document, ...

Six years since the repose of Serbian Patriarch Pavle

On the sixth anniversary of the death of Serbian Patriarch of blessed memory Paul, on 15 November 2015, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Liturgy at the Rakovica Monastery. His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis concelebrated. After the Liturgy the panichida was served at the grave of Patriarch Pavle. Source:

Recognition to Bishop Jovan of Nis

Church of Serbia On Sunday, March 1st, 2015, in the solemn hall of the Saint Sava Centre in Nis, Serbia, a regular session of the Association of creators of the city of Nis was held, during which His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis was proclaimed a member of honour of this Association. The ceremony was opened ...

The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple to Monastery of Pakra

December 2013 On the feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch – administrator of the Diocese of Slavonia, with the concelebration of all clergymen of the Diocese of Slavonia celebrated Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Pakra, which observes this feast as ...

Bishop Jovan serves memorial service on the place of mass grave found at the Car Factory in Kragujevac

Serbian Church 2/12/2011 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumaidja served a memorial service of the suffered Christians on the place where workers unearthed their skeletons in an unmarked mass grave in the Car Factory in Kragujevac. Bishop Jovan prayed for the innocently suffered during and after the Second World War. The remains were found at a depth ...

Speech of His Grace Bishop Jovan (Puric) of Nis given at the enthronement in Cathedral Church of Nis

7/8/2011 Serbian Church Today we are introduced to the throne of the ancient diocese of Nis at this holy Gathering regarding the Name of God. To us entering into this throne is joining the efforts of many over the centuries, and this on the day of the Assumption of St. Anne. According to the words of ...

Serbian Patriarch IRINEJ visits Kragujevac

21/6/2010 On Sunday, on June 20,2010, His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch visited Kragujevac, after returning from Kosovo and Metohija. The faithful people and priesthood of the Hierarchal governorship of Kragujevac and Lepenica with His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija welcomed His Holiness cordially. In honor of the arrival of His Holiness, His Grace Bishop Jovan organized a ...

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 ...