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 ...

Patriarch Porfirije at the Orthodox Grammar School in Zagreb

Church of Serbia - 28/2/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, the administrator of the Diocese of Zagreb-Ljubljana, visited the Serbian Orthodox Grammar School Kantakuzina Katarina Brankovic in Zagreb on February 26, 2021. The patriarch visited the grammar school on the seventh day since he was enthroned on the throne of the Belgrade-Karlovci metropolitans and Serbian patriarchs in ...

Patriarch Porfirije Meets with President Vucic

Church of Serbia - 28/2/21 His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch met with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vucic in the building of the Presidency of the Republic of Serbia in Belgrade, on February 24, 2021. After the meeting with Patriarch Porfirije, President Aleksandar Vucic said that they discussed all important issues in the ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije congratulated Novak Djokovic on his victory at the Australian Open

Church of Serbia - 24/02/21 On the occasion of another great success of tennis player Novak Djokovic, His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch sent a greeting card with the following content: I congratulate our Novak Djokovic on his great victory at the Australian tournament, but also, even more, on his new feat. What he does is a top ...

His Holiness Porfirije, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch enthroned

Church of Serbia - 20/2/21 The bells of the Cathedral church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade rang at 11.25 am, indicating that the 46th head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Porfirije, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci and the Serbian Patriarch was enthroned. PHOTO GALLERY 1 ,    PHOTO GALLERY 2 The solemn act of enthronement ...

The 30th Anniversary of Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, PhD

Church of Serbia - 25/12/0202 The thirtieth anniversary of the enthronement of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, PhD, was marked on 23 December 2020.  At the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church in 1989, hieromonk Irinej was elected as Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, with a title ...

On Election of the New Serbian Patriarch and Epidemics – Church-Legal Analysis by Protopresbyter-staurophor Velibor Dzomic

Church of Serbia - 23/12/2020 The question * of the date of the election session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at which the 46th Serbian Patriarch should be elected is primarily a church issue and primarily concerns the bishops, clergy, monastics and the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Having in mind the importance of the ...

Patriarch and Serbian President Visits Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Aleksandar Vucic, the President of the Republic of Serbia visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 22 October 2020.  - I am glad that all citizens of Serbia and all Serbs, wherever they live, will soon be able to come to the Cathedral ...

Patriarch Irinej and Minister Loncar called on Citizens to Respect Epidemiological Measures During Slava Celebrations

Church of Serbia - 22/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Dr. Zoran Loncar, Minister of Health in the Government of the Republic of Serbia,  called on all citizens of Serbia yesterday to adhere to anti-epidemic measures in the next period, and during slava celebrations, in order to preserve public health. At today's meeting at the Patriarchate, ...

Order of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Bearer to the Serbian Army Guard

Church of Serbia - 15/10/2020 On October 12, 2020, on the feast of the Venerable Cyriacus the Hermit, Their Graces Bishops Arsenije of Nis, responsible for the Army of Serbia, and Stefan of Remezijana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the military chapel of St. George the Great Martyr at the ...