The Feast of the Entry of Mary into the Temple at the 14th Century Church at Lipljan, Kosovo-Metohia, Serbia

Church of Serbia - 9/12/2019 On the feast of the Entry of Mary into the Temple, His Grace Bishop Theodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Archhierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the dean of the Pristina Bishop’s Deanery protopresbyter-staurophor Svetislav Trajkovic and priests of that Deanery. The celebration took place in the church dedicated to the Entry ...

The “Branko” Children’s Choir from Nis gave a concert in Jerusalem

Church of Serbia - 1/12/19 On the feast-day of the Holy Apostle Philip, His Beatitude Theophilus, Patriarch of Jerusalem, received His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis with a group of pilgrims from Serbia in the monastery of the Holy Prophet Elijah near the Holy City of Jerusalem. It was in this monastery that the “Branko” Children's Choir ...

Kind Plea to Help A Family Suffering From the Consequences of NATO Bombing 

28 Jun NGO - 20/11/2019 As a child Dijana was exposed to the poison of depleted uranium, forced to flee her home in Kosovo and lost her right eye to cancer. She and her family then endured the humiliation of having their house raided and all of their possessions seized by the courts, because her father ...

‘Muddy Boots, Bread and Butter’ – The Heart Breaking Story All of Serbia is Talking About

28Jun NGO - 22/9/19 Dear Friends, At least 50 of you have sent us the story of 6-year old Nadja Mladenovic from the Village of Vinik near Nis. Like other children, at her age she began school two weeks ago, but her teacher noticed that Nadja showed up to class every day in the same muddy boots. ...

Fourty Five Years of Episcopal Consecration of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej

Many Years!!! Church of Serbia - 23/7/19 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovic) of Serbia was born in the village of Vidova, near Cacak in 1930 by his father Zdravko and mother Milijana. When he was baptized he was named Miroslav. He finished the elementary school in his village, and then in Cacak, he completed the high school. After ...

Consequences of NATO Bombing of Serbia to be Examined at the UN

28. Jun  NGO - 25/3/19 28. Jun will mark the 20th anniversary of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia with a new project which will explore the consequences of the bombing at the United Nations. 28. Jun will utilize its Special Consultative Status to chair two special sessions at the UN in New York and Geneva dealing with ...

28Jun NGO Delivers Christmas Gifts to 730 Kids in Kursumlija

28Jun - 5/1/19 Serbia: With your help, we were able to deliver Christmas gifts to 730 kids in Kursumlija and the surrounding villages yesterday! Gifts were delivered to two kindergartens and a pre-school,  every child (under the age of 10 in the municipality) received a present. Kursumlija is one of the poorest towns in Serbia. We were informed ...

Holy New Martyrs Paisius and Avakum, in Trnava near Cacak, Serbia

Church of Serbia - 2/1/19 After the collapse of Karageorge’s revolt in 1813, the Turks began a reign of terror against the Serbs. Disease also swept the area because of the many bodies left unburied. The people attempted another revolt under Hadj-Prodan Gligorijevic, and the monks of Trnava became involved in it. The rebellion took place on ...

Prince Stefan baptized by Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 17/12/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia christened young Prince Stefan, the son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philip and Princess Danica, at the Royal Chapel of St. Andrew the First-Called in the Royal Compound in Dedinje, Belgrade, Serbia. Joining the Patriarch in officiating the christening was His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac ...

Patriarchs John and Irinej received by the Serbian President Vucic

Church of Serbia - 21/10/18 His Excellency Aleksandar Vucic, President of the Republic of Serbia, received in audience His Beatitude John, Patriarch of Antioch and all East, and His Holiness Patriarch of the Serbian Irinej in the Presidency of the Republic of Serbia on October 19, 2018. The reception was attended by dignitaries of the Patriarchate of ...

Patriarchs John of Antioch and Irinej of Serbia on Kosovo and Metochia

Church of Serbia - 19/10/18 Patriarch of Antioch and all East John and Serbian Patriarch Irinej payed a visit to the Pec Patriarchate Monastery and the Visoki Decani monastery on October 17, 2018. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All East, visited the ancient See of the Serbian Orthodox Church, ...

A Historical Visit: His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 13/10/18 His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East arrived in Serbia to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church (photo gallery ) on 11 October 2018. His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East will be in the official (irenic) visit to ...

The Assembly of the Enlighteners and Teachers of Serbia

Church of Serbia - September 2018 Commemorated August 30 in the Orthodox Christian Menaion From the Prologue On this day are commemorated, not all the saints of Serbia in general, but several archbishops and patriarchs: St Sava, the first Archbishop of Serbia, called equal to the apostles. Arsenius, St Sava's successor, a great hierarch and wonderworker. Sava II, son of King ...

Venerable Mother Angelina of Serbia

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Church of Serbia - 20/8/18 She was a daughter of the Orthodox Albanian prince Gjergj Arianit Komneni, sister-in-law of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg and a wife of Serbian despot Stefan Brankovic, son of George. With her husband she shared the full bitterness of his life, not only in Serbia but also, in exile in Albania and Italy. ...

Novak Djokovic of Serbia wins his 4th Wimbledon Title

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OCP News Service - 16/7/18 London: Novak Djokovic of Serbia earned his 13th Grand Slam title by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3). This was come back win for Djokovic after successful encountering his fitness problems. “Before I am an athlete, I am an Orthodox Christian” – Novak Djokovic Djokovic is a faithful of the Serbian Orthodox ...

OCP Society Honors Serbian Orthodox Author Dragana Atanaskovic with the Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala

Dragana Atanaskovic (L) receiving the Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala from Vukica Pavicevic (R).

OCP News Service – 23/4/18 OCP Secretary – “Kosovo and Metohija belongs to Serbia” Belgrade- Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE honored Serbian Orthodox Author Dragana Nedeljkovc Atanaskovi with the OCP Pan-Orthodox Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala (the first canonized Indian Saint). OCP Icon of St Gregorious of Parumala Presented to Serbian Orthodox Academy of Fine Arts & Conservation The icon ...

THE CELEBRATION OF LAZARUS’ RESURRECTION AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 2/4/18 On Saturday March 18/31, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the rising from the dead of Holy and Righteous Lazarus by the Lord. Lazarus was the Lord’s friend according to the narrative of St. John the Evangelist (John 11:1-46), by which the Lord resurrected Lazarus, whom He loved dearly, and He ...

The Feast of Saint Demetrius – Patrons Saint-Day of the town of Kosovska Mitrovica

Church of Serbia - 16/11/17 The feast of Saint Demetrius, the Patron Saint-day of Kosovska Mitrovica, was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Liturgy which was officiated by His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, with the concelebration of the local clergy, in the Cathedral Church of Saint Demetrius the Great Martyr on 12 November 2017. Following the Holy ...

THE CELEBRATION OF 28TH OCTOBER 1940 AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem -  30/10/17 On Saturday, 15th/28th October 2017, the national celebration of 28th  October 1940 was observed by the Patriarchate with a Doxology at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. This Doxology was a means of thanksgiving to God for His help to our nation in its fight for freedom from the German Nazi ...

Saint Angelina of Serbia

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Church of Serbia - 13/8/17 Saint Angelina was the daughter of Prince George Skenderbeg of Albania. Her mother’s name is not known, but she raised her daughter in Christian piety and taught her to love God. Saint Stephen Brancovich (October 9 and December 10), the ruler of Serbia, had come to Albania to escape those who wished ...

OCP Secretariat Condemns Terrorist Attack in St.Petersburg : Stand in Solidarity with the Russian People

OCP News Service - 4/4/17 The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) issued the below statement in solidarity with the victims of the recent terrorist at the Saint Petersburg subway, Russia. "The Secretariat members of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE strongly condemns the recent terrorist attack in Saint Petersburg, that claimed the lives of many innocent civilians. ...