Patriarch received Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the EU to Republic of Serbia

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Sam Fabrici, Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Republic of Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 13 February 2020.

Patriarchal Liturgy in the church of Protection of Our Most Holy Mother of God

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Protection of Our Most Holy Lady in Belgrade on 9 February 2020. 

The Patriarch was concelebrated by Archimandrite Joanikije (Djukanic), the aboot of the Saint George monastery in Lestani and the local clergy. 

Ten thousands citizens of Pljevlja in the 18th procession

In Pljevlje on 6 February 2020 for the 18th time there was a prayerful procession of faithful people who express their dissatisfaction and protest over the adoption of the unjust Law on Freedom of Religion, passed late last year in the Parliament of Montenegro.

At first, there was a prayer of supplication in the church of Saint Petka and after that there was a procession, in which ten thousand citizens of Pljevlja led by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Milesevo walked through the streets of this city on the River Breznica.

Serbian Patriarch receives Secretary General of the World Muslim League

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 6 February 2020.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch welcomed the Secretary-General of the World Muslim League (رابطة العالم الاسلامي , Rabitat al-Alam al-Islami) Sheikh al-Issa at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade with welcoming words, expressing joy over the visit that fosters cooperation between Orthodox Christian and Muslim religious dignitaries.

Saint Sava celebration in Portland, Oregon & Support of our Church in Montenegro

Saint Sava celebration in Portland, Oregon & Support of our Church in Montenegro
Saint Sava celebration in Portland, Oregon & Support of our Church in Montenegro
Saint Sava celebration in Portland, Oregon & Support of our Church in Montenegro
Saint Sava celebration in Portland, Oregon & Support of our Church in Montenegro

On Sunday February 2nd, 2020 our parish celebrated the glorious feast of St. Sava. After the Slava bread blessing, our parish children performed a lovely program in honor of St. Sava.

The whole parish gave also spiritual support towards all brothers and sisters in Montenegro who are protesting since weeks against an unjust discriminatory law against our Church in Montenegro. Our heart is filled with pride and love for the thousands of people who are trying peacefully to convince the government to discuss and to withdraw this unjust and nowhere existing discriminatory law against only the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.