Statement of His Holiness Irinej – Serbian Patriarch on the Occasion of Political Changes in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 5/9/2020 Statement of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of political changes in Montenegro I am very happy with the results of the elections and the change in Montenegro. I am especially glad that new people will have a broader view of the problems. I think that they will use the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visited Sremski Karlovci

Church of Serbia- 16/8/2020 At the invitation of His Grace Vasilije, Bishop of Srem, Vasilije, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej visited Sremski Karlovci on August 11, 2020. The renovation of the facades of the Cathedral and the Patriarchal Palace has been underway, which is financed by the Provincial Government from the funds established two years ago for the ...

Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 13/4/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated in the monastery of The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple in Belgrade on 11 April 2020, on St. Lazarus Saturday. The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch. Source:  

Serbian Patriarch Irinej attends the festivity on the occasion of the National Day of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 18/2/2020 President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić awarded decorations to deserving individuals and institutions on the occasion of the National Day of Serbia. The decorated are meritorious individuals, institutions and associations in the fields of culture, medicine, business, sports, science, diplomacy. President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić congratulated the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Appeals for Ending the Terror over the Church and the People in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 3/1/2020 The appeal of Serbian Patriarch Irinej for ending the terror over the Church and the people in Montenegro. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej calls on the Montenegrin state authorities, especially members of the Ministry of the Interior, to immediately end the brutal terror over the Serbian Orthodox Church, its clergy and its ...

Meeting of Serbian Patriarch with the President of the Republic of Serbia

Church of Serbia- 6/12/2019 President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic met with His Holiness, Serbian Patriarch Irinej, on December 2nd, 2019. In a cordial and open conversation, they discussed topics of importance for the state of Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church. President Vucic informed His Holiness about the current political situation and the increasingly ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej on Social Engagement of the Church

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2019 In his interview given to the leading Belgrade newspaper “Politika” of the 29th September 2019, His Holiness expressed his opinion on the issue of social engagement of the Serbian Church: Is the Serbian Church sufficiently engaged in social issues and efforts to give concrete solutions or responses to the issues of the modern world, starting ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the Liturgy in the Belgrade Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 24/9/19 On 22 September 2019, the feast of the Holy and Righteous Joachim and Anna, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej participated prayerfully in the Divine Liturgy in the Belgrade Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael and received the Holy Gifts (photo gallery). Source:  

Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus

Church of Serbia - 4/6/19 His Holiness Irinej arrived in Damascus, the capital of Syria on 1 June 2019. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed in the most solemn way by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East with hierarchs of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch ...

The Serbian Patriarch Visits the Gomionica Monastery After Two Centuries

Church of Serbia - 9/5/19 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Archhierarchal Liturgy in the Gomionica Monastery, the Diocese of Banja Luka (photo gallery), on the feast of the Holy Great Martyr and Victorious George, May 6, 2019. In the prayerful presence of the His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka,  the Patriarch was ...

The Serbian Patriarch visited Serbian settlements Orahovac, Velika Hoca and Zociste

Church of Serbia - 15/4/19 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej visited Orahovac, where he celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos on April 14, 2019. A visit to Velika Hoca followed, where both the old and the young welcomed joyously their Patriarch accompanied by Bishop Teodosije, in the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Kosovo and Metohija

Church of Serbia - 15/4/19 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrived in the Pec Patriarchate on April 12, 2019. His Holiness the Patriarch was welcomed by the Right Reverend Teodosije, Bishop of Raska and Prizren, and Monastery abbess Haritina with her sisterhood. The Patriarch will celebrate Liturgies in the Pec Patriarchate as well as in Visoki Decani ...

The Patron Saint of the Republic of Srpska – St. Archdeacon Stephen

Church of Serbia - 15/1/19 On the occasion of the feast of the First-martyr Archdeacon Stephen and the Day of the Republic of Srpska, celebrated on January 9, 2019, His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy patriarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Banja Luka. The Serbian Patriarch was concelebrated by Hrisostom ...

The Serbian Patriarch consecrated a Church in Botswana

Church of Serbia - 30/10/18 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated on October 27, 2018, on the feast-day of the Venerable Mother St. Paraseceva, a new church dedicated to the first Serbian Archbishop, St. Sava in Gaborone, capital city of the state of Botswana. During the First Divine Liturgy in the newly-consecrated church His Holiness the ...

Serbian Patriarch: I am delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch of Antioch

Church of Serbia - 15/10/18 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej said in an interview given for to the Montenegrin media in the Cetinje monastery that he was delighted to be in Montenegro together with the Patriarch Jovan X of Antioch and All-East. “I used to live here before 1969/1970 as a principal of the Ostrog monastery, ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Liturgy in Birmingham’s Lazarica

Church of Serbia - 10/10/18 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Liturgy in the church of the Holy Great-martyr Prince Lazarus - Lazarica in Birmingham, England, on 7 October 2018. Two anniversaries, 70 years since the founding of the Church Community of Birmingham and 50 years since the consecration of the Lazarica church in ...

A New Serbian Orthodox Church in Mrcevci Consecrated – Republika Srpska

Church of Serbia - 8/10/18 Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej together with His Grace Jefrem, Diocesan Bishop of Banja Luka, consecrated a completely new dedicated to the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Emperor Constantine and Helen in the village of Mrčevci near Laktaši, on 6 October 2018. The “god-fathers” of the church were the President of the Republic of Srpska ...

ORTHODOX HIERARCHS OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR DEADLY WILDFIRES IN GREECE

Orthochristian.com - 25/7/18 At least 80 have died and at least another 180 have been injured by the wildfires raging in Greece for several days already, making it the deadliest fire on record in Greece. Scores more have fled, and many are desperately searching for their loved ones. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three days of ...

Proclamation of Very Venerable Archimandrite Stefan as Bishop of Remesiana

Church of Serbia - 19/6/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, performed the solemn rite of proclamation of Bishop Electus of Remesiana, Archimandrite Stefan, Principal  of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade, in the Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Belgrade, on 16 June 2018. Beside the Primate of the holy Serbian Church, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of ...

A Historical Day for the Serbian Armed Forces

Church of Serbia - 7/5/18 After the introduction of religious service into the Army of Serbia, the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces celebrated on 6 May 2018, for the first time, its Patron Saint-day (slava), the Holy Great-martyr George. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. He was concelebrated by mayor Revd. Sladjan ...

Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - 4/4/18 On 31 April 2018, on the occasion of the Lazarus Saturday, His Patron Saint-day , His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received , after the Holy Liturgy at the Cathedral church,high guests at the Patriarchate court in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac performed a solemn rite of blessing the slava cake. The slava ...