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, ...

Report from the meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - April 2017 The theme of the meeting was The attitude of Archbishop Stepinac towards the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1941 to 1945. The fourth meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church was held at the Bishop's Palace in Pozega, Croatia, on the 20th and 21st ...

Hierarchal Liturgy in Monastery Ostrog- Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 4/4/17 On the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent, on the 2nd of April 2017, Divine Liturgy was concelebated by  Bishop Emeritus Atanasije of Zaholm and Herzegovina and Bishop Jovan of Pakrac, Slavonia, in the Upper  Ostrog Monastery. The Fifth Sunday dedicated to Venerable Mary of Egypt was prayerfully marked in the Church of ...

Monastic assembly from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro-Littoral

Church of Serbia - 1/4/17 An assembly of male monasticism from the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral was held in the Cetinje monastery on 29 March 2017. The assembly began with the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts officiated by Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije. Besides the monks, the Liturgy ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop Kiril on an archpastoral visit in Latin America

Church of Serbia - 9/12/16 The hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Vicar Bishop Kiril of Dioclea have been in Latin America since 23 November 2016. - Reception by the Mayor of Resistencia, province Chaco, in Argentina, Mr. Jorge Kapitanich. During this meeting a contract was signed concerning ...

METROPOLITAN AMFILOHIJE: NATO IS FLOODING EUROPE AND THE WHOLE WORLD WITH BLOOD

Pravoslavie.ru - 2/11/16 Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral has once again expressed his opinion on the closer relations between NATO and Montenegro. In his speech delivered during the consecration of the church of Hieromartyr Athenogenes and the celebrations dedicated to the 140th anniversary of Battle of Vucji Do, the hierarch shared his position on the current ...

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 ...

Montenegrin Schismatics Intensify their Activities after Djukanovic Party’s Victory

Metropolitan-Primate Mihailo (L) of the Non-canonical Montenegrin Orthodox Church & Metropolitan Amfilohije (R) of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro. Pic http://skalaradio.com/

Daniel Bodnar - OCP News Service- 27/10/16 Contrary to the Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, who do not accept any state interference in church affairs, disowned Archbishop Michael' (secular Miras Dedeic) is once again trying to put religion in the service of politicians. Thus, he follows the Roman Catholic pattern of ...

INAUGURATION OF CHURCH DEDICATED TO ST JOHN VLADIMIR IN BAR – MONTENEGRO

Jerusalem Patriarchate - September 2016 On Sunday, the 12th/25th of September 2016, the church dedicated to St John Vladimir, who suffered a martyr’s death in 1017, was officially inaugurated. The ceremony coincided with the 1000th anniversary of the death of St John. The church was constructed upon the inspiration, supervision and care of Metropolitan Amfilohije Radovic ...