Serbian Orthodox Church

Funeral rite and burial of the Bishop Jeronim of Jegar

December 2, 2016 Featured News

Chruch of Serbia- 12/2/16 +Memory Eternal + Monastery of Holy Archangels in Kovilj was a place of a gathering of bishops, priests and monks, not only of the Serbian Orthodox Church but also from other local Orthodox Churches, relatives, friends, admirers of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar, as well as of the faithful people from all […]

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Corner-stone for the first Orthodox Church in Botswana

November 26, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- 26/11/16 The corner-stone for the first Orthodox church in Botswana, a historical event for the Serbian people on the African continent, was laid on October 15th, 2016, exactly 15 days after the celebration of the great jubilee of the people of Botswana, the 50th anniversary of its independence. Efforts of the Serbian […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon welcomes Serbian Bishop Irinej to OCA Chancery

November 10, 2016 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 10/11/16 On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon hosted His Grace, Bishop Irinej [Dobrijevic] of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America to the Chancery here. Elected in May 2016 by the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, replacing His Grace, Bishop Dr. Mitrophan, Bishop Irinej […]

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November 9, 2016 Featured News
251156-b – 9/11/16 The episcopate of the Serbian Orthodox Church has published on the official site of the Serbian Patriarchate a communique concerning statements of the Roman Catholic archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hočevar containing offensive comments on one of the most notable and revered Serbian saints of the twentieth century—St. Nikolai (Velimirovich): “Communique of the Holy […]

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Serbian Delegation in Columbus

November 5, 2016 News

Church of Serbia – 5/11/16 On Thursday, October 27, (Ven. Mother Paraskeva – St. Petka) Serbian government and military officials visited St. Stevan of Decani, Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus Ohio. The members of delegation were: Ambassador of Serbia H.E. Djerdj Matkovic, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Jovica Draganic, […]

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Montenegrin Schismatics Intensify their Activities after Djukanovic Party’s Victory

October 27, 2016 Featured News
Metropolitan-Primate Mihailo (L) of the Non-canonical Montenegrin Orthodox Church & Metropolitan Amfilohije (R) of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro. Pic

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 […]

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100th Anniversary in Lebanon – PA

October 19, 2016 News

Church of Serbia – 19/10/16 With the blessing of His Grace our Bishop Irinej of the Eastern Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, our Parish celebrated its 100th Anniversary starting from Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 9th this 2016thYear of our Lord.  On Friday, His Grace Bishop Irinej, after the Vesper service, was greeted with […]

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Homily of Patriarch Irinej at St. Paul’s Cathedral

October 17, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 17/10/16 Sermon preached for the 100th anniversary of St. Vitus’ Day celebration at St. Paul’s Cathedral (Marking British–Serbian friendship and alliance in the Great War) on Friday 14 October 2016 by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Sir Irinej Most Reverend and Right Honourable Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Right Reverend Lord Bishops, reverend […]

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Archbishop welcomes Patriarch of Serbia to Lambeth Palace

October 17, 2016 Featured News

Chuch of Serbia – Archbishop of Canterbury  – 17/10/16 Archbishop Justin Welby received His Holiness Irinej this morning,  13. october 2016, during his official visit to the UK. Also Read: Official visit of the Serbian Patriarch – day two The Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed His Holiness Irinej, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, Patriarch of Serbia, […]

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Kosovo Ministry of Culture bans reconstruction works at Holy Archangels Monastery near Prizren

October 15, 2016 Featured News

Diocese of Raška and Prizren – Church of Serbia- 15/10/16 Communique of  Diocese of Raška and Prizren Kosovo Ministry of Culture with its Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments and the local Prizren Department of Urbanism has blocked continuation of the reconstruction works on St. Nicholas church at the Holy Archangels Monastery near Prizren these […]

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“Kosovo is not just geography, Kosovo is our Jerusalem”

October 12, 2016 Featured News

B92 – 12/10/16 Serbian Patriarch Irinej said that the situation in Kosovo and Metohija represented a great injustice at the hands of the powerful suffered by a small nation. He pointed out that this was an injustice to our great history and culture but said that we would never allow Kosovo to be lost. The […]

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Consecration of St. John the Baptist Church in Lakewood

October 5, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – 5/10/16 Culminating years of effort and perseverance by Colorado’s Serbian community—and more than a century after Serbs first settled along Colorado’s Front Range—St. John the Baptist Serbian Orthodox Church in Lakewood celebrated its much-awaited Great Consecration on Sept. 10, 2016. In a rite of Consecration and Divine Liturgy led by His […]

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The Serbian Patriarch sends condolences concerning the devastating earthquake in Italy

August 30, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- August 2016 President of the Republic of Italy Mr. SERGIO MATTARELLA Rome – Italy Honorable Mr. President, We are deeply shocked by the news on the devastating earthquake which struck Italy all of a sudden. The hearts of thousands of relatives bear indelible scars due to a huge number of the deceased, […]

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Eastern Diocese to Welcome New Archpastor

August 27, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – August 2016 His Grace, who was elected in May by the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to head the Eastern American Diocese, will be enthroned at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 1. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 9:30 AM, with the welcoming […]

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Bishop Siluan of Australia and New Zealand Consecrated

August 18, 2016 Featured News

Church of India – August 2016 During the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated in the Cathedral of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade by Serbian Patriarch Irinej and concelebrating Hierarchs, the new Serbian Bishop of Australia-New Zealand Siluan (Mrakic) was consecrated Bishop. The Primate of the Church concelebrated with 21 Hierarchs, a large number of priests and […]

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Patronal Feast of the CSS in Brisbane Saint Kyriaki the Great-martyr

August 3, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia – Australia – August 2016 On the Fifth Sunday from the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, 24th of July 2016, in the church of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia in Woolloongabba, Brisbane the patron saint of the Circle of Serbian Sisters, Saint Kyriaki the Great-martyr, was celebrated. […]

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July 8, 2016 Featured News

B92 – 8/7/16 Unknown persons broke into the Serbian Orthodox Church of St. Petka in the Croatian town of Sisak, in the night between July 4 and 5. They also caused considerable material damage, the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) said in a statement. It noted that this comes after several incidents in the past during which […]

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July 2, 2016 Featured News

Balkan Transitional Justice – July 2016 The recent start of construction on Sunny Valley, the first big returnee settlement that the Serbian government plans to build in the northern Kosovo town of Zvecan, has caused outrage in Pristina. Some media outlets have described the move as a neo-colonial attempt by Belgrade to consolidate its influence over […]

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June 29, 2016 Featured News
240544.p – June 2016 Greek media is reporting that at least two documents put forth by the recently concluded Pan-Orthodox Council on Crete were not signed by all delegates. While the names of all delegate bishops from each of the ten represented Local Churches were added to each document by the Secretariat of the Holy and […]

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Serbian Church Has No Plans to Leave Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete

June 23, 2016 Featured News
1020778031 – 23/6/16 The Serbian Orthodox Church is not planning to leave the ongoing Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church in Crete, one of the Council’s participants said Tuesday. KOLYMVARI (Sputnik) — Preparations for the Council took over 50 years as it was set to become the first meeting of the heads all the […]

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June 22, 2016 Featured News

Union of Orthodox Journalists – 22/6/16 June 21, the second day of the Orthodox Church Council’s work on Crete, saw discussion of the problem of the Orthodox Church diaspora, reports Romfea. The problem of the Church diaspora will be discussed with great difficulty at the Crete Synaxis due to the absence of the delegations of the […]

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