“Maintain the Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace” (Eph 4:3)

The Amman Fraternal Gathering of the Orthodox Primates and Delegates

Following the initiative for dialogue and reconciliation announced by the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III in November 2019, the Amman Fraternal Familial Gathering was hosted today in the capital of Jordan, with attendance of Primates and Delegations from various Orthodox churches. The purpose of the gathering was to renew dialogue and promote unity between brothers within the Orthodox Communion.

Serbian Patriarch visits the United States of America

His Holiness Irinej, 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 will visit parishes of our Church in Miami, Washington and New York. His Holiness is accompanied by a member of the Holy Synod of Bishops, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, and protodeacon Damjan Bozic, PhD.

Metropolitan of Kiyev and all Ukraine visiting the Serbian Church in Montenegro

His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiyev and all Ukraine Onuphrius will visit Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral on 27th February 2020.

His Beatitude Onuphrius will be welcomed with a solemn doxology at 6 p.m. at the Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, from where His Beatitude and His Eminence Amfilohije, the Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, will head the cross introit procession along the streets of Podgorica and thus support the righteous struggle of the faithful against the discriminatory Law on Freedom of Religion in Montenegro.

Patron Saint of the Chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher celebrated

The Patron Saint-day of the chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade was celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac on 26 February 2020.

The Holy Liturgy was celebrated by Archimandrite Serafim (Kuzic), protopresbyter-staurophors Mirko Vilotic, Slobodan Milunovic, Miroslav Milenkovic and Stojadin Pavlovic, presbyters Dimitrije Veljkovic and Igor Gracun, protodeacon Radomir Percevic and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic.

Delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church arrived in Jordan

Serbian Patriarch Irinej and a delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed at Queen Alia Airport near Amman, the capital of Jordan, on February 25, 2020.

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and a delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed on behalf of the host, His Beatitude Patriarch Teophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine, by Their Eminences hierarchs Benedict and Christopher, Archimandrite Raphael, Benedict and Athanasius, and Cross-bearing archpriests Irenaeus, Abraham, Alexios, Peter, Gerasimos and Arsenios.