Serbian Patriarch receives Director of the Office for Cooperation with the Diaspora and the Serbs in the region

Church of Serbia - 26/7/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, received Director of the Office for Cooperation with the Diaspora and the Serbs in the Region Mr. Arnaud Gouillon at the Patriarchate Palace in Belgrade on 21 July 2021. During the meeting with Director Gouillon, the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church discussed projects that promote ...

Archimandrite Jerotej (Petrovic) Consecrated Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch and Bishop of Toplica

OCP News Service - 5/7/21 Belgrade-Serbia: Venerable Archimandrite Jerotej (Petrovic) was consecrated as the Bishop of Toplica and the Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, at the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on the 4th of July 2021 by Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia. The ceremony was attended by Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje and ...

Patriarch Porfirije: How can world understand us if we are not a community initiated by the Holy Spirit

Church of Serbia - 22/6/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Russian church of Holy Trinity at Tasmajdan Parkm the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade on 21 June 2021, on Whit Monday.  During the Holy Liturgy, the Patriarch awarded a brother of the Holy Archangels Monastery in Kovilj ...

Patriarch Porfirije Thanks Russian Federation for the Support to Serbia and the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 20/6/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at the Patriarchal Palace in Belgrade, on June 18, 2021. Patriarch Porfirije and Deputy Minister Mr. Grushko in an open and friendly conversation expressed satisfaction with the strong friendly relations between the ...

Patriarch Porfirije Expressed Gratitude to the Residents of Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 14/6/21 On the occasion of the magnificent celebration of the Ascension Day, the Patron Saint-day of the capital of Belgrade, His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, in this way expresses its greatest gratitude to all Belgraders, especially to all participants in the magnificent procession, which gathered tens of thousands of Orthodox believers. In ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije Continues to Fight for the Rights of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Faithful People in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 29/5/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Zdravko Krivokapic, President of the Government of the Republic of Montenegro at the Serbian Patriarchate today, on 27 May 2021. The meeting was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia, Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, as well as Bishop Joanikije of ...

Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church Convenes – May 2021

Church of Serbia - 27/5/21 Under the arches of the magnificent Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar district on May 25, 2021, under the chairmanship of His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, and with the participation of Their Eminences and Graces diocesan bishops, the working part of the session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops ...

Patriarch Porfirije: God is constantly with us, but we are often unaware of that fact

Church of Serbia - 18/5/21 On the feast day of Saint Athanasius the Great, 15 May 2021, His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to this great saint in Belgrade's suburb of Plavi Horizonti.  The Patriarch was concelebrated by Diocesan dean protopresbyter-staurophor Bozo Bakajlic, archpriest Milos Stojanovic and Vladan Simic, ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije: Let’s build unity!

Church of Serbia - 10/5/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop Nikanor of Banat, in the Cathedral church in Vrsac, on 6 May 2021, on the feast day of Holy Great-martyr George. At the end of the Holy Liturgy, Bishop Nikanor greeted His Holiness and ...

Patriarch Porfirije with the homeless and sick children

Church of Serbia - 4/5/21 His Holiness Porfitije, the Serbian Patriarch,  spent the happiest holiday, Easter, first with the homeless with whom he had lunch together in the church soup kitchen, and after that, he distributed packages to sick children at the University Children's Clinic "Tirsova". Patriarch Porfirije at a festive lunch with the homeless (photo)  ...

Holy and Great Friday at the Cathedral Church of Holy Archangel Michael

Church of Serbia - 1/5/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Vesper service and the Epitaphion service in the Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Belgrade on Holy and Great Friday, 30 April 2021.  The Patriarch was concelebrated by Archimandrite Serafim (Baltic), protopresbyter-staurophors Branko Topalovic and Djuro Skocic, archpriest Slavisa Popovic, hieromonk Sava ...

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 ...

The Serbian Patriarch opens the Museum of the Church Antiquities of the Diocese of Nis

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, ceremoniously opened a newly formed Museum of Church Antiquities of the Diocese of Nis in the presence of His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis, and distinguished guests, during his first official visit to the Diocese of Nis, on April 23, 2021. On behalf of the Ministry ...

Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac in the light of the Resurrection

Church of Serbia - 26/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch opened an exhibition of works by the nun Marija (Antic) from the monastery of St. John the Baptist in Jasenovac at the History Museum of Serbia, which was organized to mark the Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust, genocide and other victims of ...

Patriarch Porfirije: Let everything we do be imbued with faith in the Lord

Church of Serbia - 13/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the side chapel of Saint John the Theologian at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade on 11 April 2021, on the Fourth Sunday of Great Lent. (phоto gallery ). His Holiness Patriarch expressed great satisfaction and joy that ...

Patriarch Porfirije: Our life is a cross, and the cross itself is a gift of God

Church of Serbia - 8/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy iin the church of Holy Apostle Mark in Belgrade, on 4 April 2021, on the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross. The Patriarch was celebrated by the abbot of the Monastery of New Grachanica near Chicago Archimandrite Serafim (Baltic), archpriest Sreten ...

Serbian Patriarch Meets Apostolic Nuncio in Croatia

Church of Serbia - 31/3/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, the Administrator of the Diocese of Zagreb-Ljubljana, received Apostolic Nuncio to the Republic Croatia Mons. Giorgio Lingua, in his residence in Zagreb, on 29 March 2021. During the cordial talk, Nuncio Lingua congratulated Patriarch Porfirije on the for the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and His ...

Serbian Patriarch Arrives at the Pec Patriarchate

Church of Serbia - 17/3/21 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch arrived at the Pec Patriarchate, an ancient seat of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the afternoon on 14 March 2021(photo gallery). His Holiness Patriarch was welcomed by abbess Haritina with the sisterhood and the clergy. After the doxology, Patriarch Porfirije venerated a miraculous icon of the Mother ...

Patriarch Porfirije Meets with the Leaders of the Democratic Front

Church of Serbia - 15/3/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Andrija Mandic and Mr. Milan Knezevic, leaders of the Democratic Front coalition in the Republic of Montenegro at the Patriarchal Residence in Belgrade. Welcoming the guests, His Holiness Patriarch pointed out that the Church highly appreciates their personal sacrifice, as well as the sacrifice made ...

Press Release from the Office of the Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - 05/03/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, to all from the Fatherland and from various parts of the world, who yesterday, as well as today, from the early morning hours, appeared in the Patriarchal Palace in Belgrade, expressing prayerful care for his health, in this way fatherly thanks and fondly informs them that ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije visited Jasenovac Monastery

Church of Serbia - 3/3/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, visited the Jasenovac Monastery on 28 February 2021. With the faithful people, clergy and monks, His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch in the sacred family of the Jasenovac monastery was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Slavonia. After the doxology in the church of the Holy ...