Celebration of Saint Sava at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow

In the church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Moscow, the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, on January 27, 2021, the great feast day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, was solemnly marked.

 His Grace Bishop Antonije of Moravica served theHoly Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelerbation of Archimandrite Seraphim (Shemyatovsky) - representative of the Orthodox Church of the Czech lands and Slovakia at the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Archpriest Danilo Andrejuk - representative of the Orthodox Church in America at Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Archimandrite Alexander (Kotov), hieromonk Aleksandar (Galuska), archpriests Aleksandar Pavlovićc Maksim Belikov and Dmitrij Kalashnikov, priest Anatoli Salivoncik and deacon Vladislav Sokolov.

The choir of the Peter and Paul Church led by conductor Ludmila Cherkasova sang responses. The liturgy was also attended by Minister Nenad Popovic, as well as the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Russian Federation, Mr. Zeljko Samardzija.

After the Liturgy, the traditional consecration and breaking of the feast cake were performed. This year, the godfather of the celebration was Mr. Milorad Suvajac. The head of the Representation, Bishop Antonije, addressed the audience with an appropriate sermon, congratulating everyone on the great Serbian and pan-Orthodox holiday. The verses about Saint Sava were recited by the students of the Orthodox Gymnasium of Saint John the Theologian in Moscow.

Source: http://serbskoe-podvorie.ru