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 ...

Celebrations of the feast of Saint Sava – the First Serbian Archbishop in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 31/1/17 On the feast-day of the Venerable and the God-Bearer our Father Sava, the First Serbian Archbishop, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava. His Holiness was con-celebrated by the abbot of the monastery of the Mother of God the ...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia meets with Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - December 2017 On 5 December 2017, at the Patriarchal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. photo gallery(patriarchia.ru) Source:  

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Dikovic visited Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 5/11/7 His Holiness Irinej and the Chief of General Staff of Serbia General Ljubia Dikovic visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar District of Belgrade on 30 October 2017. The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Serbia General Ljubisa Dikovic and members of the extended collegium of the General Staff ...

President of Greece had an audience with Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - 8/10/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in an audience President of Greece Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Serbian Patriarchate on 3 October 2017. President Pavlopoulos expressed his gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on cordial and brotherly audience during which they talked about current challenges that facing the Serbian ...

Enthronement of Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic)

Church of Serbia - 4/10/17 Serbian Patriarch Irinej introduced Bishop Nikodim (Kosovic) into the throne of the bishops of Dalmatia. On Sunday, 1 October 2017, on the day of Saint Eumenius of Gortin and Holy Martyr Aryadna, before the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Ascension of the Most Holy Mother of God in Sibenik, ...

U.S. Ambassador meets with the Serbian Patriarch

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Church of Serbia - 5/9/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, held an audience with His Excellency Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Serbia Mr. Kyle Scott on 31 August 2017. Ambassador Scott expressed a gratitude to the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial audience during which they discussed about ...