Bishop Justin of Hvosno Consecrated Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch

OCP News Service - 15/9/21 Belgrade-Serbia: Archimandrite Justin (Jeremic) was elevated as the Bishop of Hvosno and as the Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch at the St. Sava Saint Cathedral on the 12th of September 2021. The consecration ceremony was presided by Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia. "Dear Bishop Justin, today you have been elevated to the highest ...

Patriarch Porfirije: The essence of the Church as a Assembly is the Holy Liturgy in which we have shown unbreakable unity with Christ, but also unity among ourselves

Church of Serbia - 27/5/21 Christ is Risen! Your Eminences and Graces brothers hierarchs, brothers and sisters, the grace of the Holy Spirit gathered us today at the regular Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Councils and assemblies are a right but at the same time an obligation of us bishops. Of course, councils and councils are ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije celebrates the Holy Liturgy in Nis on Lazarus’ Saturday

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Ilarion of Timok and Arsenije of Nis, in the Cathedral church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles in Nis, on April 24, 2021, on Lazarus' Saturday.  Among concelebrants also were: protopresbyter-staurophor ...

Patron Saint-day of the Church of Saint Athaniasius the Great in Zemun

Church of Serbia - 03/02/21 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and administrator of the Archbishopric of Belgrade and Karlovci served the Holy Liturgy in the church dedicated to that great benefactor of God in Zemun, on January 31, 2021, on the feast of St. Athanasius the Great.(phоto gallery). Archpriest-staurophors Petar Lukic and Djordje Trajkovic, archpriest Drasko ...

Holy Liturgy and forty-day memorial service for the Serbian Patriarch Irinej of blessed repose

Church of Serbia - 01/01/2021 The Conciliar Holy Liturgy and forty-day memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Irinej of blessed repose were served in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 29 December 2020. His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia, the Locum Tenens of the Patriarchаl throne, officiated the Liturgy with the concelebration ...

Bishop Stefan served the Holy Liturgy and the memorial service on the tomb of the Patriarch Irinej in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 29/12/2020 His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade on 27 December 2020. At the end of the Liturgy, Bishop Stefan served the memorial service to the Patriarch of blessed repose and our father Irinej. In the Saint Sava house distribution of gifts ...

Bishop Stefan celebrated the Holy Liturgy and the commemoration at the tomb of Patriarch Irinej in the crypt of Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 15/12/2020 His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 13 December 2020, on the feast day of Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called.  The Bishop was concelebrated by the clergy of this church. During the Holy Liturgy Bishop ...

Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Liturgy and a semi-annual panichida for Bishop Milutin in the Valjevo Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 2//10/2020 Prayers for the repose of the soul of one of the most eminent hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Bishop Milutin of Valjevo, who lost his earthly life six months ago, was an occasion for a magnificent prayer gathering in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Valjevo. The Holy Hierarchal ...

Solemn Celebration of Saint Vitus Day in Lazarica Church in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 29/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Liturgy in the church of Lazarica, in the Belgrade's district of Zvezdara on Saint Vitus Day, on 28 June 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy. Before the beginning of the Liturgy, the Patriarch ordained Ivica Stojkovic and Slobodan Pajevic, parishioners into ...

Metropolitan Seraphim Says Role of ‘Holy Spirit’ Crucial Towards Completing Holy Sacrament Ceremonies

L.J - Chief Editor – OCP News Service - 27/6/2020 #Reiterates call for dress code in church during Holy Liturgy #Banning or limit use of smartphones during sacramental services #Suggests youngsters take forward the role of God Father/Mothers BENGALURU, India: Bemoaning lack of necessary preparation during holy sacraments of service, HG Dr. Abraham Seraphim, Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan, Indian (Malankara) ...

Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God – Patron Saint-day of the town of Pancevo

Church of Serbia - 1/9/19 This year citizens of Pancevo celebrated solemnly the Patron Saint-day (slava) of the church of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God with the Holy Liturgy, a procession through the city and for the first time, breaking the slava cake in the Town Hall.  With the effort of the clergy ...

Ancient Serbian Monastery At Leštani Will Be Restored

Church of Serbia - 7/8/19 On the feast-day of Saint Stephen Despot of Serbian and Venerable Eugenia (Lazarevic), August 1, 2019, the Holy Liturgy was celebrated by Revd. Priest Rajko Rajić from Zaklopača with the concelebration of Archimandrite Joaniki (Đukić), Abbot, in the chapel of the old monastery of Saint George at Leštani, near Belgrade. After the ...

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 ...

A Historical Visit: His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 13/10/18 His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East arrived in Serbia to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church (photo gallery ) on 11 October 2018. His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East will be in the official (irenic) visit to ...

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 ...

Feast-day of the Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 26/8/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Liturgy in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in the Vidikovac District of Belgrade on the occasion of the patron’s feast-day of the church, on 19 August 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by priests of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac: protopresbyter-staurophorBrankoMitrovic, presbyters Nikola ...

A Group of Albanians tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije to officiate Liturgy at Svach near Ulcinj

Church of Serbia - 10/7/18 A group of twenty Albanians yesterday tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral to serve the Holy Liturgy with priests and the faithful on the foundations of the church of Saint John the Baptist at Svach near Ulcinj. The group of twenty Albanians led by Haxhi Sulejmani, councilor of the ...

The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church to be convened in Pec

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Church of Serbia - 20/4/18 The Holy |Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church will commence its regular convocation by the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Invocation of the Holy Spirit in the church of the Holy Apostles in Patriarchate of Pec on April 29, 2018. The working part of the Assembly will begin in the ...

Saint Sava marked in Arad -Romania

Church of Serbia - 31/1/17 On the day when our Holy Church celebrates its first Archbishop St. Sava in Arad, in Romania, the Holy Hierarchal  Liturgy was served by the Archbishop of Arad Timothy and the Serbian Orthodox  Bishop of Hungary and  administrator of the Timisoara Lukian. The clergy and monks of the Archdiocese of Arad and ...

The Feast of Saint Demetrius – Patrons Saint-Day of the town of Kosovska Mitrovica

Church of Serbia - 16/11/17 The feast of Saint Demetrius, the Patron Saint-day of Kosovska Mitrovica, was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Liturgy which was officiated by His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, with the concelebration of the local clergy, in the Cathedral Church of Saint Demetrius the Great Martyr on 12 November 2017. Following the Holy ...

10-Year Anniversary since the Ordination of Bishop David of Stobi

Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric (Autonomous Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Church) - June-July - August 2017 His Eminence, Bishop David of Stobi and Administrator of Strumitsa (who was ordained into the rank of a bishop on June 17 2007), on June 18 2017 celebrated the 10-year anniversary since the ordination. On this occasion, Holy Liturgy was celebrated in ...