Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Dr. Porfirije of Jegar to the throne of Metropolitans of Zagreb-Ljubljana

Church of Serbia - 9/7/14 The enthronement of new Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana will be performed at the Cathedral church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb on Sunday, 13 July 2014.   His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch will serve the Solemn Hierarchal Liturgy at 9 a.m. with the concelebration of a great number of bishops of ...

Bishops Synod in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On June 6, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the regular meeting of the Bishops of the Mother See and Primates of the Dioceses in Armenia was held. The Catholicos of All Armenians opened the meeting, extending with his blessings ...

Mayors Visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

May - June 2014 On May 31, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Grace Bishop Arshak Kachatryan, Chancellor of the Mother See, welcomed around 45 mayors, who are members of the Community Association of Armenia. Accompanying them was Mr. Karen Grigoryan, Mayor of Etchmiadzin. Welcoming the visit of the mayors to the Mother See of ...

First Annual Meeting of Yeretsgins Held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

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On April 7, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency and blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the first meeting of Yeretsgins (priest’s wives) was held on the occasion of the Feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. On this occasion, 120 Yeretsgins from the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulated Female Employees of the Mother See on the Occasion of the Feast of Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

On April 7, in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, met with 145 women working in the departments of the Mother See, on the occasion of the Feast of Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary. Following ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received President of Georgia

March 2014 On February 28, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; welcomed Mr. Grigori Margvelashvili, President of Georgia; in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Accompanying him was Mr. Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, with the attendance of His Eminence Archbishop Arshak Kachatryan, Chancellor of ...

Canonization Committee Convened in Antelias

Armenian Apostolic Church - February 2014 From January 27 through 29, under the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia; the Canonization Committee of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church was convened in the Mother Cathedral of the Great House ...

Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession

January 2015 His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Brcko on the Theophany feast day. After the Holy Liturgy His Grace Bishop performed the rite of Great blessing of  waters and led a magnificent procession from the Cathedral church of Brcko  to the picnic place ...

Feast of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad

On Monday, 20 January 2014, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated its Patron Saint-day by serving the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad The Bishop of Backa was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops: Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadija, David of Krusevac, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Porfirije of Jegar with thirteen presbyters ...

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 ...

Orthodox Mission in Sierra Leone

December 2013 People are born, live and die in unimaginable conditions We say our prayers, go to Church on Sundays, try our best to fulfil the commandments and we sincerely give thanks to God for all He blesses us with as we battle through life. Meanwhile, we worry about our security, fear for our children's future and ...

Four-year memorial service to Serbian Patriarch Pavle

On Friday, the 15th of November, 2013,  at Rakovica monastery, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Pavle of the blessed memory, who reposed on that day in 2009. Since the early morning the faithful people gathered in the Rakovica monastery, where, with the blessing ...

Serbian Patriarch at Patriarchate of Pec

15/10/13 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate of Pec, the ancient seat of the Serbian Patriarchs, on the day of the feast day of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos. His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren concelebrated to His Holiness. In his address to the people His Holiness especially ...

Prayerful remembrance of the suffered in Operation Storm

    7/8/13 Serbian Orthodox Church His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac served yesterday, on 4 August 2013,  on the feast day of Saint Mary Magdalene  the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade’s church of Saint Mark with the concelebration of the clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac and newly ordained military priests. In the church full of the faithful people, following ...

Saint Lazarus gatherings in the Diocese of Nis

5/7/13 Marking of the feast-day of Saint Prince Lazar of Kosovo and all holy martyrs of Serbia in the Diocese of Nis began with a festal Vigil celebrated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis at the Cathedral church of Nis. The feast-day was crowned with the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service for all who had ...

Serbian Patriarch receives the delegation of Swiss WOLFSBERG group

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received on 11 May 2013 a delegation of the Swiss WOLFSBERG group, consisting of representatives of the eminent Swiss firms, banks, insurance companies, science and media. At the audience His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana held a keynote address to the high guests on the activities of the Serbian Orthodox ...

Serbian Patriarch meets with Milorad Dodik, President of Republika Srpska

29/4/13 President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik met with His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on 20 April 2013 in Banjaluka. President of the Republic of Srpska emphasized that cooperation of the institutions of the Republic of Srpska and the Serbian Orthodox Church was very good, and there were ways to extend further this ...

Serbian Patriarch visits Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis

On Saturday, 13 April 2013, the Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis hosted the meeting with regards to the work of the Sima Igumanov Endownment. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, chaired this meeting. His Holiness was welcomed at the Seminary by the host, His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis, along with the ...

St Andrew’s Opening Doxology 2013

6/4/13 Thursday the 28th of February marked the official opening of the academic year at St Andrew's GreekOrthodoxTheologicalCollege in Sydney. For the twenty-eighth consecutive year, the traditional Doxology Service was celebrated in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, in the presence of His ...

Conference “Social Protection in Rural Areas – Possibilities and Challenges“

22/12/12 Philanthropy, The Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church organized a conference “Social Protection in Rural Areas – Possibilities and Challenges” on 13 December 2012, the day of Saint Andrew the First called Apostle. The Conference was organized in the St. Sava Hall in Nis, with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Jovan of Nis. ...