The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

Syria is full of ruins that “tell” stories of the Holy Scriptures, where it is mentioned for 300 times, and where Aramaic language was born and preserved, the language spoken by Lord Jesus Christ. (photo gallery 1, photo gallery 2)

The President of Syria Mr.  Bashar al-Assad received His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with two members of his dlegation: Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, in the presence of His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East, in Damascus, on 3 June 2019.

Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Damascus broadcasted by TV channels

The Divine Patriarchal Liturgy which was officiated by the primates of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Patriarchate of Antioch in the Cathedral church of the Holy Cross in Damascus on 2 June 2019 – Watch the video from the Information Center of the Patriarchate of Antioch.

Syrian and Lebanese state and Church media devoted a great attention to the irenic visit of Serbian Patriarch Irinej and his delegation and the solemn Liturgy of St. John  Chrysostom was broadcasted directly by several state and Church TV and radio channels which broadcast their programs also by satellite.

The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

Damascus: The City which hosted Saul, and gave birth to Paul (photo gallery)

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrived to Beirut in early morning on Saturday, 1 June 2019. The Serbian Patriarch was welcomed by some members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Patriarchate of Antioch: Metropolitan Silouan of Lebanese Hills, Metropolitan Anthony of Zahlia, Vicar Bishop Luke, abbot Roman of the Balamand Monastery, protopresbyter Nectarius and many priests and monks, as well as by the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Lebanon H.E. Mr. Emir Elfic.

Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus

Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus
Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus
Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus
Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus

His Holiness Irinej arrived in Damascus, the capital of Syria on 1 june 2019.

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed in the most solemn way by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East with hierarchs of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch and the pious people of the Syrian capital.

The Serbian Patriarch paying an irenic visit to the Patriarch of Antioch

The Serbian Patriarch Irinej is paying an official (irenic) visit to Patriarch John of Antioch and All the East and the Patriarchate of Antioch from May 31 until 8 June 2019. The honorable entourage of the Serbian Patriarch consists of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, Archimandrite Damaskin (Grabez), protopresbyter-staurophor Bozo Bakajlic, protodeacon Damjan Bozic, deacon Vladimir Rumenic and hypodeacon Dejan Nakic.

The Serbian Patriarch in the Hungarian Parliament

The Serbian Patriarch in the Hungarian Parliament
The Serbian Patriarch in the Hungarian Parliament
The Serbian Patriarch in the Hungarian Parliament
The Serbian Patriarch in the Hungarian Parliament

The Serbian Patriarch Irinej payed a visitto the Parliament of Hungary on May 26, 2019.

His Holiness was met by State Secretary Sholtes Miklosh, who exposed to the Church dignitaries a brief history of the magnificent building as well as history of the Hungarian people in general. The reception was attended by Bishops: Lukian of Buda (Hungary), Kiril of South America, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia Ivan Todorov, a Serbian representative in the Parliament Ljubomir Aleksov.

Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Szentendre

Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Szentendre
Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Szentendre
Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Szentendre
Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Szentendre

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Szentendre Cathedral on May 26, 2019, on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman.

The Primate of the Serbian Church was concelebrated by Bishops: Lukijan of Buda (Hungary), Kiril of Buenos Aires and South America and Vicar Bishop Isihije of Mohacs with a number of clergy. The Holy Liturgy was attended by the Vice-President of the Government of Hungary Dr. Zsolt Semjén and the State Secretary Miklós Soltész.