Serbian Orthodox Church

Hierarchal Concelebration of Divine Liturgy in Arad : Serbian & Romanian faithful prayed to Saint Sava of Serbia

February 2, 2017 Featured

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 2/2/17 Serbian Orthodox faithful in Arad celebrated Friday, 27 January 2017, the Feast of Saint Sava Nemanja, First Archbishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church, founder of Serbian law and a diplomat. On this occasion, His Eminence Timotei, Archbishop of Arad, and His Grace Bishop Lukijan Pantelic of Buda, administrator […]

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Life of Our Holy Father Sava I

January 26, 2017 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 26/1/17 Enlightener and First Archbishop of the Serbs (+1235) Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Matthew 6:33 He Serbian Grand Zhupan (Patriarchal leader) Stephen Nemanja had two sons, Stephen and Vukan; yet, he and his wife Anna desired, […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Minister Vulin

January 18, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 18/1/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Aleksandar Vulin, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday, on January 16th, 2017. The reception was attended by Mr. Dragan Makojevic, Director of the Charity Organization of the Serbian Orthodox Church “Philanthropy”.  They deliberated continuation of the […]

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Saint Dositej of Zagreb

January 17, 2017 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 17/1/17 Eighty Years of Indo–Serbian Orthodox Relations & Saint Dositej Vasić of Zagreb Metropolitan Dositej was born in Belgrade in 1887. He took Master of Theology from Kiev Religious Academy in 1904. He spent two years at the University of Berlin studying theological and philosophical science followed by philosophy studies at […]

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Prime Minister of Serbia extended Christmas best wishes to Orthodox Christmas

January 9, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 9/1/17 The Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, extended Christmas greetings to the Hierarchs, clergy and all the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In his Christmas message  the Prime Minister writes: “I extend my sincere best wishes to the clergy, monastics and all the Orthodox faithful […]

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President of Croatia congratulated the feast-days of Orthodox Christmas

January 8, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 8/1/17 President of Croatia Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic sent best wishes to the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, His Eminence Porfirius, and via him to the clergy, monastics and faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Croatia, on the occasion of the forthcoming feast-days of Orthodox Christmas, and greeted him with […]

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Meeting of the Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America

December 13, 2016 News

Church of Serbia – 13/12/16 His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro Amfilohije, escorted by His Grace Bishop Kiril of Dioclea, arrived in Chicago on 7 December 2016. The dignitaries were welcomed by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America at the airport. The next day, on 8 December 2016, Metropolitan Amfilohije […]

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Funeral rite and burial of the Bishop Jeronim of Jegar

December 2, 2016 Featured News
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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
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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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SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CONDEMNS CATHOLIC PRELATE’S OFFENSIVE REMARKS ON ST. NIKOLAI (VELIMIROVICH)

November 9, 2016 Featured News
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Sedmitza.ru – 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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