Representative of the Anglican Church meets Serbian Patriarch

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Church of Serbia - 5/9/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received High Reverend priest Robin Fox, Apocrisarius of the Diocese of Centerbury and Anglican chaplain in Belgrade. High Reverend Robin Fox expressed his gratitude to the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial audience during which they discussed about current condition and status of theological ...

Remembrance Day on Victims of the “Storm” Military Action Marked

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Church of Serbia - August 2017 The state manifestation dedicated to marking the Remembrance Day of the killed and expelled Serbs in the Croatian military-police action “Storm” in August 1995, when 2000 Serbs were killed and more than 200.000 expelled, was held at Veternik near Novi Sad, Serbia,  on 4 August 2017. Serbian Patriarch Irinej served the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed in Banja Luka

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Church of Serbia - 30/7/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was welcomed in front of the church of Holy Trinity in Banjaluka by His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banjaluka with hierarchs, clergy and the faithful in the afternoon on 24 July 2017. Then the solemn rite of doxology followed, which was attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije ...

The Feast of Theophany in Zemun

Church of Serbia - 24/1/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Nicholas in Zemun on the Lord’s feast-day of Theophany, 19 January 2017. (photo gallery). - A great number of swimmers were competing for the Holy Cross in the icy waters of the Danube. Following the Liturgy where ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Minister Vulin

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 successful cooperation ...

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

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 patriarch said that ...

The feast-day of St. Archdeacon Stephan celebrated in Belgrade

Church of Serbia- August 2016 The feast-day of the Translation of Relics of St. Archdeacon Stephan was marked by a Hierarchal Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in the monastery dedicated to this ecclesial event, Slanci, near Belgrade, which is a filial monastery of the Monastery Chilandar in Mount Athos. The Serbian Patriarch pronounced ...

The Serbian Patriarch sends condolences concerning the tragic events in Istanbul

Church of Serbia - June - July 2016 On the occasion of the tragic events in Istanbul, during which dozens of innocent victims suffered, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, sent sincere condolences to His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey. Telegram of condolences to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Your ...

The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day

Church of Serbia - June 2016 This year the church in Belgrade’s municipality of Vozdovac celebrated its Patrons Saint-day (slava), the feast of Holy Emperor Contantine and Empress Helen the Equal-to-the-Apostles. On the feast-day, June 3rd 2016, with the blessing of Serbian Patriarch Irinej, His Grace newly-elected Bishop Irinej (Dobrijevic) of East America, officiated the Holy Hierarchal ...

Response of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to the letter of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew concerning the fire in the St. Sava Cathedral in New York

Church of Serbia- May 2016 THE MOST HOLY PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE, IN CHRIST GOD BELOVED AND MOST DEAREST BROTHER AND CONCELEBRANT OF OUR HUMBLENESS KYR B A R T H O L O M E W, EMBRACING YOUR ESTEEMED HOLINESS BROTHERLY IN THE LORD, WE MOST CORDIALLY GREET YOU. It is with gratitude that We received Your ...

Patron Feast-Day of the Dechani Monastery

Church of Serbia On the occasion of the monastery slava, Serbian Patriarch Irinej, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Dechani Monastery on the feast-day of Holy King Stephen of Dechani, on 24 November 2015. The Patriarch was concelebrated by Bishops: Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Ilarion of Timoj and Sergije of Frankfurt and All ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej visiting Diocese of Dalmatia

August 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, payed a canonical archpastoral visitation to the Diocese of Dalmatia, Croatia, starting from 18 August 2015. The Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church accompanied by many bishops was welcomed at the entrance of the city of Zadar by the head of the Orthodox Church in Dalmatia, His Grace Fotije. His ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej to speak at St. Vladimir’s Seminary September 11

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YONKERS, NY [SVOTS] - August 2015 On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here will bestow a Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, upon His Holiness, Irinej, Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, and Patriarch of Serbia.  At the Academic Convocation, Patriarch Irinej will deliver an ...

Prayerful remembrance of the Victims of the Croatian military operation “Storm” 20 years ago

August 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated memorial service for the killed in the operation “Storm”, in the church of Saint Mark in Belgrade, yesterday, on 5 August 2015. The central prayerful gathering on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the persecution and the suffering of the Serbian people in the Croatian military operation “Storm” ...

Remembrance Day of the killed and the expelled Serbs

August 2015 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served on 4 August 2015, on the bridge at Sremska Rača the memorial service for the suffered two decades ago in the operation “Storm”. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said tonight, at the marking of the day of remembrance of the suffering and persecution of Serbs on the bridge near Sremska ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej will consecrate the church and officiate Hierarchal Liturgy on 8th August 2015

July -August 2015 Over there, in the south, in the vicinity of Hutovo, the Neretva, and the Bregava, on a hill in Prebilovci a miracle is happening. An event is happening, the most important event for man, the world and its existence. Resurrection is happening. God is frequenting his people; God is resurrecting human bones; Lord’s ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Gracanica monastery

June 2015 His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the priesthood, monks and the faithful,welcomed His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej at Gracanica monastery, Kosovo and Metochia, on the eve of the greatest Serbian Church national holiday, St. Lazarus of Kosovo Day. Next to Patriarch Irinej, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Their Graces ...

Ascension Day celebrated in Belgrade

May 2015- Church of Serbia  Ascension Day – the Patron Saint-day (slava) of the capital was celebrated yesterday with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of the Holy Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Liturgy and the traditional slava procession through central streets of Belgrade (photo gallery). At ...

Reception for the Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

Church of Serbia - April 2015 Following the Liturgical gathering at the Cathedral church, His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac performed a solemn rite of blessing the slava cake at the Patriarchal Court. The solemn slava rite and reception, besides the host, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Their Graces Bishops Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Arsenije of ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrates his Patron Saint-day

Church of Serbia His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated on April 4th, 2015, on Lazarus Saturday, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac and Arsenije of Toplica at the Cathedral church in Belgrade. The Eucharistic gathering was especially solemn, since St. Lazarus Saturday is Patron Saint-day of ...

High dinstinctions for Dr. Smilja Avramov and Dr. Radomir Naumov

Church of Serbia- December 2014 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej awarded Dr. Smilja Avramov and Mr. Radomir Naumov with the high dinstinctions of the Serbian Orthodox Church - the order of Saint Sava of the Second Degree at the solemn reception at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 29 December 2014. The solemn award ceremony was attended ...