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 ...

Patron Saint-day of Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas

Church of Serbia - 27/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas in Rakovica on 24 June 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy.  At the beginning of the service His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch consecrated a new fresco painting of the church. ...

Solemnation of the dedication church of Venerable Justin of Celije in Resnik – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 15/6/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of St. Justin of Celije, next to the church of St. Nicholas of Ohrid and Zica, in Resnik on June 14, 2020. His Holiness was concelebrated by Bishop’s dean of Belgrade-Posavina, Archpriest-Staurophore Branko Mitrovic, Archpriest Aleksandar Petrović, Priests Goran ...

The President with the Patriarch: Politics Interferes with the internal organization of the Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 25/5/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, said after a meeting with President Aleksandar Vucic that it was clear that Milo Djukanovic’s plan was that in Montenegro there was no longer the Serbian Orthodox Church or Serbian Orthodox people. President Vucic points out that politics interferes with the internal Church organization and ...

Rite of Supplications for the Suffering Serbian Church in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 16/5/2020 Upon the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, a rite of supplications to the Holy Mother of God for the support to bishops, clergy and faithful people of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro was served in the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral, Belgrade, on the 14th of May 2020. The ...

On Easter Monday Serbian Patriarch served in Monastery of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple

Church of Serbia - 23/4/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple on Easter Monday, 20 April 2020.  Source:  

Serbian Patriarch celebrated Liturgy in Vavedenje Monastery – Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 9/4/2020 His Holiness Patriarch Serbian Irinej officiated Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great at the Convent of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Belgrade, on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 5, 2020, offering his prayers for the salvation of all. In accordance with the new state of emergency caused by the pandemic ...

Meeting of Patriarch Irinej with President Vucic Concerning Corona-virus

Church of Serbia - 21/3/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, met with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic, in Belgrade on 15 March 2020. (photo: predsednik.rs, video: Tanjug) We are in a special situation while facing a great problem, which is not only our problem but the problem of the whole world, ...

Patriarch of Serbia Irinej at the US State Department

Church of Serbia - 8/3/2020 Senator Samuel Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, with his associates, received His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at the State Department on 3 March 2020. The meeting of the two delegations began at 3 pm local time. Since Mr. Brownback was received last year by His Holiness Patriarch at the ...

Serbian Patriarch Visits the United States of America

Church of Serbia - 1/3/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, will stay in the United States of America from 27 February until 5 March 2020. His Holiness Irinej will preside over the Church Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South Americas in Clearwater, Florida on 29 February 2020.  In addition, the Serbian Patriarch ...

Saint Sava’s Day in Memorial Cathedral of the Serbian people in the Vracar District

Church of Serbia - 29/1/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with Bishop Stefan of Remesiana in the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar district on 27 January 2020, on the Saint Sava's Day. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy. Two mixed choirs sang responses. The celebration was also ...

Prayer of Supplication at the beginning of the New Year in front of Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar

Church of Serbia - 18/1/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served a prayer of supplication (moleben) and sent prayers for the salvation of the people in Montenegro, Kosovo and Metohija and all Serbian places on the plateau in front of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Vracar on 13 January 2020 (phоto gallery). The Patriarch was ...

Day and Patron Saint-day of Republika Srpska

Church of Serbia - 11/1/2020 On the occasion of the Patron Saint-day and the Day of the Republica Srpska, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of the Christ the Savior in Banja Luka. The Patriarch was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops Jefrem of Banja Luka, Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Sergije ...

Patriarch Irinej in Banja Luka: Unity, faith in God and Love Towards Homeland are the Most Important for the Serbs

Church of Serbia - 11/1/2020 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, was welcomed on January 8, 2020, in front of the Bishop’s court in Banja Luka by His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka, Prime Minister of the Republika Srpska Radovan Viskovic and Serbian Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik. The reception of ...

Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade – 2019

Church of Serbia - 15/11/2019 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to this saint in New Belgrade on 8 November 2019, the feast day of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius. His Holiness was welcomed by the church principal protopresbyter-staurophor Rajko Nedic with the local clergy, the faithful and guests. At ...

“The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

Church of Serbia - 16/10/2019 Within the central celebration of the jubilee of the eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch opened a monumental exhibition “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church” in the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 9 October ...

Slava of the Church of Holy Apostles in Topcider

Church of Serbia - 16/7/19 On the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to these saints in Topcider. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Sailovic and Djordje Trajkovic, protopresbyter Branislav Jelic, presbyters Arsenije Arsenijevic and Vukasin Milicevic, as well as ...

Serbian Patriarch and Patriarchs of Antioch Call for Pan-Orthodox Unity

OCP News Service - 4/6/19 Damascus-Syria: His Holiness Irinej - Patriarch of Serbia met His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and His Beatitude John X - Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch at the St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral on 2nd June ...

Order of Saint Sava to Greek Ambassador Elias Eliadis

Church of Serbia - 9/4/19 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, awarded His Excellency Mr. Elias Eliadis, Ambassador of the Republic of Greece to Belgrade, with the Order of Saint Sava. The ceremony at the Serbian Patriarchate on 1 April 2019 was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, ...

Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and Memorial Service for Victims of the NATO Aggression

Church of Serbia - 27/3/19 On the second Sunday of Lent, 24 March 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles in Nis with the concelebration of the Diocesan Bishop, His Grace Arsenije of Nis. After the Divine Liturgy, the memorial service (panichida) ...

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble

Church of Serbia - 15/1/19 On the feast-day of Saint Basil the Great, 14 December 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of local clergy in Belgrade’s Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel, during which the Primate of the Church blessed the festal loaf of the First Belgrade Choral ...