Saint Sava

Serbian Orthodox Bishop Grigorije of Frankfurt and All Germany Enthroned

September 19, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 19/9/18 His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Frankfurt and All Germany was enthroned in the church of Saint Sava in Dusseldorf on 16 September 2018. Church of Serbia – 19/9/18 His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, the first Diocesan Bishop of that Serbian Orthodox Diocese, introduced Bishop Grigorije into the throne of […]

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Patriarch Consecrates Saint Sava Church in Mrkonjic Grad

August 20, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 20/8/18 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated the Church of Saint Sava in Mrkonjic Grad, Bosnia, on 2 August 2018. For the glory of the Lord, the founder Mr. Mladen Milanovic presented the beautiful Church to His Church and the Serbian people. The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije […]

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High Church Distinction for Mrs. Eleonora Mitrofanova

July 12, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 12/7/18 The Serbian Patriarch decorated Mrs. Eleonora Mitrofanova with the Order of Holy Empress Milica – Venerable Eugenia. The Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church continue to help interior decoration of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade. On the occasion of celebrating the Day of family, love and […]

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The highest Serbian church medal for the President of Cyprus

May 16, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 16/5/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch awarded Mr. Nikos Anastasiades with the highest medal of the Serbian Orthodox Church, order of Saint Sava of the First Degree, at the ceremony in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 10 May 2018. Source:

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Saint Sava I – First Archbishop of Serbia

January 29, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 29/1/18 Saint Sava, First Archbishop of Serbia, in the world Rostislav (Rastko), was a son of the Serbian king Stephen Nemanya and Anna, daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus. From his early years he fervently attended church services and had a special love for icons. At seventeen years of age, Rostislav […]

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Martyr John of Damascus

December 18, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/12/17 Saint John of Damascus was born about the year 680 at Damascus, Syria into a Christian family. His father, Sergius Mansur, was a treasurer at the court of the Caliph. John had also a foster brother, the orphaned child Cosmas (October 14), whom Sergius had taken into his own home. […]

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The First Orthodox Grammar School in Bosnia and Herzegovina

December 18, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – 18/12/17 On 13 January 2017, in a hall of the Saint Sava Parish House in Srpska Varos in town Brcko, Republic of Srpska, there was held a meeting of Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla with representatives of the Brcko District authorities, headed by Mayor Mr. Sinisa Milic, as well as with representatives […]

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Conciliar Patriarchal Liturgy at Saint Sava Cathedral – Belgrade

September 26, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/9/17 His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar on 24 September 2017. The Primate of the Church of Alexandria received order of Saint Sava. The […]

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The Burning of Relics of Saint Sava

May 13, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – May 2017 Sava was the Archbishop of the Serbs. The body of St. Sava was buried in Mileshevo Monastery. During the time of the Turkish tyranny, the Serbian people gathered around the relics of their saint to seek comfort and healing. Fearing that an insurrection might arise from that place against […]

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Milovan Vitezovic awarded with the Order of Saint Sava

February 5, 2017 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 5/2/17 On February 2nd, 2017, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, presented an Order of Saint Sava of the Second Degree to Mr. MilovanVitezovic at the Serbian Patriarchate. The solemn award ceremony was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops, Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica, Fotije of […]

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Celebration of Saint Sava at the Faculty of Theology

January 30, 2017 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 30/1/17 The Saint Sava Academy was attended by Serbian Patriarch Irinej, representatives of the Belgrade University and Catholic Faculties of Theology from Ljubljana and Zagreb. The Feast-day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, was celebrated prayerfully in the chapel of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade on 27 January […]

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Deputy President of the Ruska Duma in the church of Saint Sava

December 28, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 28/12/16 Deputy President of the Russian State Duma and high official of the party “United Russia” Mr. Sergej Zeleznyak visited the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar Districkt accompanied by Mr. Marko Djuric, Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Government of the Republic of Serbia […]

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Archimandrite Gervasios visited the Serbian Patriarchate

December 2, 2016 News

Church if Serbia – 2/12/16 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Archimandrite Gervasios Pantopoulos and his associates from the Diakonia for aid to the poor and the imprisoned on 25 November 2016. This great friend of the Serbian people, who had been some time earlier awarded with the order of Saint Sava of the Second […]

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Response of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to the letter of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew concerning the fire in the St. Sava Cathedral in New York

May 30, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- May 2016 THE MOST HOLY PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE, IN CHRIST GOD BELOVED AND MOST DEAREST BROTHER AND CONCELEBRANT OF OUR HUMBLENESS KYR B A R T H O L O M E W, EMBRACING YOUR ESTEEMED HOLINESS BROTHERLY IN THE LORD, WE MOST CORDIALLY GREET YOU. It is with gratitude that We […]

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Order of Saint Sava to the Sretenje Monastery from Moscow

May 21, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- May 2016 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, awarded the Sretensky Stauropegic monastery from Moscow with the Order of Saint Sava of the Second Degree on 18 May 2016. The high award of the Serbian Orthodox Church from the hands of His Holiness was received by hieromonk Ignatiy Shestakov, co-brother of the Sretensky […]

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Communiqué of the Eastern American Diocese – Fire at Saint Sava in NYC

May 13, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – USA- May 2016 To all Diocesan Clergy, Church-School Congregation Boards and Faithful Dear Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy and our dear Serbian Orthodox faithful, Christ is Risen! As you certainly all know, our entire Diocese, and indeed our entire Serbian Orthodox Church, suffered a terrible and tragic loss on the very […]

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Patriarch Irinej celebrated in Toronto on the feast of the Meeting of the Lord

February 19, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – February 2016 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Sava in Toronto on the feast-day of the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple, on 15 February 2016. On the feast-day of Meeting of the Lord, believers of the Saint Sava parish in Toronto had a great […]

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Patron Feast-Day of the Dechani Monastery

November 28, 2015 Featured News

Church of Serbia On the occasion of the monastery slava, Serbian Patriarch Irinej, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Dechani Monastery on the feast-day of Holy King Stephen of Dechani, on 24 November 2015. The Patriarch was concelebrated by Bishops: Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Ilarion of Timoj and Sergije of Frankfurt and […]

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Order of Saint Sava Presented to Professor Dr. Ioannis Tarnanidis

November 3, 2015 Featured News

October-November 2015 – Church of Serbia  On 29 October 2015 a ceremony was held at the Serbian Patriarchate, during which His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, awarded Professor Dr. IoannisTarnanidis with the order of Saint Sava. In the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops, which was read during the solemn ceremony, it is said that […]

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Patron Saint-day of Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade

May 14, 2015 Featured News

May 2015 His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica served the Vigil service on the eve of the feast day, on  Saturday, May 9th, 2015. On the feast-day itself His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Australia-New Zealand and Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar of […]

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The Burning of Relics of Saint Sava

May 10, 2015 Featured News

May 2015 – Church of Serbia Sava was the Archbishop of the Serbs. The body of St. Sava was buried in Mileshevo Monastery. During the time of the Turkish tyranny, the Serbian people gathered around the relics of their saint to seek comfort and healing. Fearing that an insurrection might arise from that place against […]

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