Eastern American Diocese: Over There, So Far Away

Visual-Literary Exhibit - "Over There, So Far Away: 1918-2018"

In commemoration of the 100thAnniversary of the Break Through of the Salonica Front (September 14thto 30th, 1918), which led to the ensuing liberation of Serbia and Montenegro (September 29thto November 13th, 1918), and the conclusion of the Great War November 11th, 1918),His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, has given his Archpastoral blessings for the Department of Christian Education of the Eastern American Diocese, in cooperation with the non-profit organization Art Exchange, and the Society for the Cultivation of Tradition and Culture of Valjevo, to present avisual-literary exhibit “Тamo Daleko: 1918-2018” / ”Over There, So Far Away: 1918-2018”,in all church-school congregations of the God-protected Eastern American Diocese, from September 16th, 2018 until June 16th, 2019. Please contact your local church-school congregation for further information- see more at easterndiocese.org.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to Primates of Local Orthodox Churches concerning “unification” pseudo-council held in Kiev

A deep wound has been inflicted on the canonical Orthodoxy in Ukraine and worldwide, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia wrote in the letters addressed to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches.

 

The messages were sent to His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania, His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria, His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus, His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland, His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, and His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada.

Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco

Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco
Canonical visit of the Serbian Bishop Kiril to Province of Chaco

His Grace Bishop Kiril of Buenos Aires and South America visited Orthodox believers on the Northeast of the Republic of Argentina.

Bishop Kiril was welcomed by archpriest Branko Stanisic at the airport in the city of Resistencia in the evening hours of 13 December 2018. whereupon a welcome dinner at the home of Mrs. Andjelina Radis was given. On the next day the Bishop visited construction works of the church of the Holy Trinity in the capital of the province of Chaco.

The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic

The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic
The Patriarch receives Minister Vladan Vukosavljevic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Vladan Vukosavljevic, Minister of Culture and Information at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on December, 20th, 2018.

The audience was attended by Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch and the dean of the Saint Sava Cathedral in the district of Vracar; Mr. Goran Vesic, Mayor Deputy of Belgrade; Mr. Branislav Maricic, head of the Office of the Minister of Culture and Information; and deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic, the Head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

Half a Century with Svetosavsko zvone

Half a Century with Svetosavsko zvone
Half a Century with Svetosavsko zvone
Half a Century with Svetosavsko zvone
Half a Century with Svetosavsko zvone

First five decades of the mutual walk through childhoods. - New life paths of St. Sava’s Little Bell (Svetosavsko zvonce) and its school readers announced.

On the Sunday of December 16th, 2018, in the full Kombank Hall in Belgrade St. Sava’s Little Bell (Svetosavsko zvonce) and the Church Charity Stewardship  - with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej – there was held a solemn academy on the occasion of celebration of the feast-day of Saint Nicholas and marking of the great jubilee of this children’s periodical– the 50th anniversary of its existence and work.

Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun

Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun
Patron Saint-day of Saint Nicholas church in Zemun

On the occasion of the Patron Saint-day of the church, His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Saint Nicholas church in Zemun on 19 December 2018.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophors Dragomir Sando and Milorad Niskic, protonamesnik Drasko Tepavac, presbyter Vladimir Prasic, protodeacon Stevan Rapajic and deacons Dragan Tanasijevic and Ivo Faranov.