Serbian Orthodox

Patriarch Irinej: Kosovo Is Serbian Jerusalem

March 19, 2014 Featured News

19/3/14 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej said on Monday at a forum commemorating the 10th anniversary of the March pogrom, destruction of Serbian holy sites and exodus of the Serbs from Kosovo, that it had been an attempt to destroy the root of the Serbian people and erase their existence in that area. Despite […]

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Unidentified perpetrators damage greenhouses in Serbian Orthodox Churches in Kosovo

March 19, 2014 Featured News

Tanuj- 19/3/14 KOSOVSKA MITROVICA – Unidentified perpetrators illegally entered a church estate in the Mogila village, municipality of Kosovska Vitina, and caused material damages to the garden where vegetables are grown for the needs of soup kitchens and the Diocese of Raska and Prizren of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC). President of NGO Majka Devet […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs

March 13, 2014 Featured News

On March 10, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Mr. Ivan Mrkic, Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia; and his delegation. During the meeting the Catholicos of All Armenians reflected on the historical connection of the Armenian and […]

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The Life of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

March 1, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On February 26th (February 13th according to Julian calendar) we commemorate: The Venerable Simeon (Myrrh-Gusher), from whose relics flowed myrrh – Chrism Stefan Nemanja, the great ruler (Great Zupan) of the Serbian people, the consolidator of Serbian lands, creator of the independent Serbian state, defender of Orthodoxy and exterminator of heresy. At first, […]

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The Archive of Serbia receives the Order of Saint Sava

February 25, 2014 Featured News

25/2/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, presented the highest distinction of the Serbian Orthodox Church – the Order of Saint Sava of the First Degree to the Archive of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 20 February 2014. On behalf of the Archive of Serbia, its Director, Dr. Miroslav Perisic, received this highest […]

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Albanian hackers attacked website of Serbian Orthodox Church

February 13, 2014 News

In Serbia – 13/2/14 Albanian hackers performed so far the biggest attack on the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The problems with the website should be resolved soon. At first the logo “Kosova Warriors Group” appeared on the website with music and text written in English, Serbian and Albanian. The text read that Albanians […]

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Celebration of Saint Sava at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar

February 1, 2014 Featured News

Janaury 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated today, on Saint Sava Day, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral on Vracar. The clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated, but also guests from Russia, Greece, as well other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the Cathedral there were also: director of […]

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Chicago: Meeting of Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America

December 11, 2013 News

December 2013 The Central Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America meets in Chicago. At the  liturgical gathering at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ  the monastic name day of Metropolitan Amfilohije was also remembered. His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral as […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates Vavedenje on December 4th

December 4, 2013 News

Inserbia – 12/4/13 Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates the Presentation of Mary (Vavedenje) on December 4. The feast symbolizes bringing three-year-old Mary to the Temple in Jerusalem. Vavedenje is celebrated by the monastery Hilandar and others, as well as many families. According to Christian legend, the presentation of the Virgin in the Temple followed, besides parents […]

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Serbian Orthodox church celebrates “Vraci” today

November 14, 2013 News

14/11/13 Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates today the feast dedicated to Cosmas and Damian, popularly known as “Vraci” or “Vracevi”. These saints are considered patrons of the medical profession. Feast of Saints Cosma and Damian is celebrated today in churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Orthodox homes and many health facilities that hail these saints as […]

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Sacred icons to be blessed at St. Demetrius Serbian Orthodox Church

November 12, 2013 Featured News

  By Colette M. Jenkins  Beacon Journal religion writer – 12/11/13 COPLEY TWP.: St. Demetrius Serbian Orthodox Church has been visually transformed by colorful Byzantine-style iconography murals and icons. The vibrant images are more than art; they are instruments for transmitting Christian tradition and faith. “The Holy Spirit speaks to us through the icons,” said […]

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Bishop Atanasije visits President of Republic of Srpska

November 4, 2013 News

November 2013 – Serbian Orthodox Church His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac met with President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik at the Palace of the President of the Republic of Srpska in Banja Luka. The meeting was attended by Mr. Miladin Dragicevic, advisor to the President, and Mr. Zorn Jurisc, chief of […]

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The creation and the big bang theory

October 18, 2013 Featured News

Reader Aleksandar Djeric Serbian Orthodox Church 18/10/13 Many scientist these days are atheists which is a shame because science cannot survive without faith! Here’s why! Scientists that are atheists tend to believe that big bang theory created universe and the existence of life. The problem with that theory is that big bang is within the […]

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Nis: Program of the celebration from 1-7 October 2013

October 4, 2013 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church The Edict of Milan Celebrations – 10/4/13 Program of the celebration from 1-7 September 2013 in Nis 1 October 2013 – 19:00 hours: Opening of the exhibition “jewelry of the Hilandar monastery” at the hall of the Saint Sava House, Cathedral church in Nis. 3 October 2013 – 17:00 hours: Welcoming the […]

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Unbreakable ties

October 2, 2013 News

2/10/13 Twenty years of Greek Serbian friendship celebrated in Sydney. With more than 35 dancing groups participating, and a program of more than eight hours, the annual Greek-Serbian Orthodox and Cultural Friendship Day was celebrated last Sunday in Rooty Hill, Sydney. Serbian and Greek dancing schools were joined by other Orthodox communities to give unique […]

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Jubilee of the Edict of Milan celebrated in Sremska Mitrovica

September 28, 2013 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church – 28/9/13 Sremska Mitrovica: acquiring rights of the free practice of religion In the ancient city of Sirmium, today’s Sremska Mitrovica, 17 centuries since acquiring rights of free practice of religion was commemorated.  His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, along with Their Graces Bishops: Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa and Lukijan of […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch opposes Belgrade Pride Parade

September 25, 2013 Featured News

Independent Balkan News Agency - 25/9/13 Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC) Patriarch Irinej said that “nowadays nothing is so endangered as matrimony and family which are being systematically destroyed especially by encouraging so-called Pride Parades”. The Pride Parade in Belgrade is scheduled for Saturday, September 28 2013. Organising such a manifestation and promotion of gay rights as […]

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The greatest gathering in the history of the Serbian Orthodox Church

September 23, 2013 Featured News

23/9/13 From October 4-9, 2013 the greatest and the most representative gathering in the history of our local Church will take place in Belgrade, Nis and Podgorica. Primates and representatives of local Orthodox Churches, led by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His Holiness Theophilos of Jerusalem, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, […]

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New church shop opened at the Terazije Square in Belgrade

September 23, 2013 News

September 2013 By reminding everyone that nothing cannot be done without a prayer, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, began  the  rite of consecration of the Patriarchal shop at the  Terazije Square. The clergy of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated. The choir of pupils of the Seminary “Saint Sava” in Belgrade sang responses. The shop is […]

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Communiqué of The Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

September 23, 2013 News

23/9/13 Legal proceedings for the return of The St. Sava Monastery The Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church (Metropolitanate) has made several attempts to resolve the litigation against the Free Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese for Australia and New Zealand Property Trust and its management over the St Sava Monastery in […]

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Church should build hotels instead homes for the elderly – Metropolitan Amfilohije

September 16, 2013 News

16/9/13 PODGORICA – Metropolitan of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) in Montenegro Amfilohije said that the Metropolitanate of the church is in “material weakness” and is unable to build homes for the elderly. However, he said, it is “natural” for the SPC to build apartments and keep hotels. “All this is in the glory of […]

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