Midnight Easter Liturgy at St Sava Cathedral

Following the Matin, the midnight Easter Liturgy was officiated by High Venerable Archimandrite Stefan (Saric), dean of the Memorial cathedral of the Serbian people, at the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 8 April 2018.

СHe was concelebrated by presbyters Predrag Prodic, Branislav Klickovic and deacons Sinisa Duvnjak and Radomir Vrucinic.

Easter Monday at Rakovica Monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at Rakovica Monastery on 9 April 2018.

Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar on 8 April 2018, on the feast day of the Resurrection of the Lord.

Holy Fire Has Descended in Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem

The Holy Fire has descended in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, as seen on the live stream on the Facebook page of the Jerusalem Patriarchate and on RIA-Novosti.

The Holy Light descended at about 2:20 PM (7:20 AM Eastern Standard time).

The Holy Fire appeared in the edicule (the small chapel built over the burial place of Christ) just a few minutes after the Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, entered there to patiently pray and wait. The edicule was newly-restored for the first time in centuries just in time for the Holy Fire service and Pascha last year, and was consecrated on March 22 last year after nine months of work.

Great and Holy Friday at Cathedral church in Belgrade

Great and Holy Friday at Cathedral church in Belgrade
Great and Holy Friday at Cathedral church in Belgrade
Great and Holy Friday at Cathedral church in Belgrade
Great and Holy Friday at Cathedral church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Vesper service with the service of the Epitaphion at the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on on Great Friday, 6 April 2018.

Bishop Marko of Bregalnica in the Holy Land

Bishop Marko of Bregalnica in the Holy Land
Bishop Marko of Bregalnica in the Holy Land
Bishop Marko of Bregalnica in the Holy Land
Bishop Marko of Bregalnica in the Holy Land

On the feast day of the Entry of Christ into Jerusalem, His Holiness Patriarch Teophile of Jerusalem served the Holy Liturgy in the church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem.

Besides His Grace Bishop Marko of Bregalnica, the Patriarch was concelebrated also by Teophanos of Gerason, Metropolitan George of Nizhny Novgorod, Metropolitan Aristarch of Constantina, Metropolitan Methodius of Tavor, Metropolitan Ioakim of Helenoupolis, Archbishop Demetrius of Vitepos, Bishop Basilios of Kotlag and many priests from almost all Local Orthodox Churches.

Feast days in the Diocese of Raska-Prizren

Feast days in the Diocese of Raska-Prizren
Feast days in the Diocese of Raska-Prizren
Feast days in the Diocese of Raska-Prizren
Feast days in the Diocese of Raska-Prizren

The feast day of the chapel of Saint Lazar the Four-days in the monastery of Holy Archangels near Prizren. In the monastery of Gracanica the feast day of Entry of Christ into Jerusalem solemnly celebrated.

In the monastery of Gracanica solemnly celebrated the feast day of the Entry of Christ into Jerusalem. The Holy Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the concelebration of the local clergy.