A Great Jubilee of the Serbian Church Celebrated in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2019 On the occasion of the jubilee of 800 years of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church and 1500 years of the existence of the monastery of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Podlastva, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy hierarchal Liturgy on September 28, 2019, and ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej “Religion in Montenegro is alive and it is a great encouragement and joy for the whole of Serbia”

  Church of Serbia - 2/10/19 Our faith is alive in Montenegro and it is a great encouragement and joy for the whole of Serbia, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej said at the festive academy in the courtyard of Podlastva Monastery while celebrating the 800 years of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the 1500 ...

Restored Complex of the Orahovo Monastery Consecrated

Church of Serbia - 21/8/19 His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Orahovo Monastery on 17 August 2019. On this occasion the Hierarch consecrated the restored monastery complex and a new  road that leads to the ancient shrine in Crmnica, while he promoted the ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Situation in Montenegro

Patriarchia.ru - 7/8/19 The statement was adopted at the session of the Holy Synod on July 9, 2019 (min. 71). The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses profound concern over the worsening situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate in the territory of Montenegro where during several years the unity of Orthodoxy has been suffering from ...

COMMUNIQUÉ of the 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the US

Church of Serbia - 29/7/19 COMMUNIQUÉ 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States of America, July 13-16, 2019. 800 Years of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church: Endowed by God, Treasured by the People The hierarchs, clergy and delegates representing parishes and diocesan bodies from the three Dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

28. Jun NGO Responds to Religious Discrimination Against Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

28 Jun NGO - 9/7/19 28. Jun is concerned by the escalation of religious discrimination by the Montenegrin government against the Serbian Orthodox Church in the country. For the past half decade, the Serbian Orthodox Church has been a reliable humanitarian partner and we are worried that a continued crackdown will impair our ability to help ...

MASS SERVICE HELD IN MONTENEGRO IN DEFENSE OF SERBIAN CHURCH

Orthochristian.com - 19/6/19 Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, on Saturday to show their support for the rights of the canonical Serbian Church and to pray to God to help protect the Church there. The parishioners gathered at the call of His Eminence ...

The life of St. Mardarije of Libertyville

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Church of Serbia - 14/12/18 Born in the village of Kornet, Ljesani County, in Montenegro, on November 2, 1889, to pious parents Petar and Jela Uskokovic, he was baptized in his village church dedicated to St. George and received his baptismal name Ivan. His mother was from the well-known Bozovic family. Both of his parents were well ...

Serbian Patriarch: I am delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch of Antioch

Church of Serbia - 15/10/18 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej said in an interview given for to the Montenegrin media in the Cetinje monastery that he was delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch Jovan X of Antioch and All-East. “I used to live here before 1969/1970 as a principal of the Ostrog monastery, ...

A Group of Albanians tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije to officiate Liturgy at Svach near Ulcinj

Church of Serbia - 10/7/18 A group of twenty Albanians yesterday tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral to serve the Holy Liturgy with priests and the faithful on the foundations of the church of Saint John the Baptist at Svach near Ulcinj. The group of twenty Albanians led by Haxhi Sulejmani, councilor of the ...

The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

Church of Serbia - 27/6/18 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of ...

Proclamation of Archimandrite Heruvim for Bishop of Osek Polje and Baranja

Church of Serbia - 12/6/18 In the Cathedral church in Dalj, Croatia, 9 June 2018, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch performed the solemn rite of proclamation of Bishop Electus of Osek Polje and Baranja, Archimandrite Heruvim, abbot of the monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Daljska Planina. The First Hierarch of ...

Saint Basil the Bishop of Ostrog

Church of Serbia - 14/5/18 Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk, was born of pious parents in the sixteenth century in the Popov district of Herzegovina. At the age of maturity he left his parental home and settled in the Trebinsk monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and became a monk. For his ...

Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church April – May 2018

Church of Serbia - 14/5/18 The public communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from their regular meeting held at the Patriarchate of Pec monastery and Belgrade April 29 – May 10, 2018.  The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on April 29, 2018 at ...

New Monastery for Serbian Orthodox Church in Guatemala

Church of Serbia - 12/12/17 His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of South-Central America, paying a canonical visitation to this Diocese,arrived to the monastery of Holy Trinity in Guatemala on 5 November 2017. His Eminence was welcomed by abbess of the monastery mother Ines with the sisterhood, protopresbiter-staurophor Alexios Pena Alfaro, ...

Saint Peter of Cetinje

Church of Serbia - 2/11/17 Saint Peter was born in Njegushi, Montenegro on April 1, 1747. He was tonsured a monk and ordained to the diaconate when he was only seventeen. He accompanied his uncle Bishop Basil to Russia the following year in order to study there. His uncle died within a year after arriving in ...

Patriarchal Liturgy in New Gracanica

Church of Serbia - 25/7/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at New Gracanica Monastery on 22 July 2017. The service was prayerfully attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America. After the Liturgy, His Holiness Irinej served a memorial service ...

Press Release of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference

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Church of Serbia - June 2017 The fifth meeting of the Inter-Church Commission of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Croatian Bishops’ Conference was held at the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, Montenegro, on Wednesday the 7th  and on Thursday the 8th of June 2017, the task of  task was to jointly consider ...

THOUSANDS JOIN PILGRIMAGE PROCESSION IN MONTENEGRO TO CELEBRATE ST. BASIL OF OSTROG

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/5/17 The annual procession to Ostrog Monastery, near the town of Niksic, Montenegro, began on Wednesday, culminating in the liturgical celebrations in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog today. Around 2,000 people began the 25-mile trek from the capital of Podgorica on Wednesday, being joined by thousands more throughout the night and on Thursday, ...

SERBS IN MONTENEGRO LOOK TO ERECT MONUMENT TO TSAR NICHOLAS II

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 The Serb National Council (SNC) which unites Serbs from throughout Montenegro has filed a petition to erect a monument to the last Russian emperor in the old royal capital city of Cetinje. The monument would serve as a symbol of gratitude for the Russian Tsars’ many centuries of assistance to Slavic people, ...