Kolo Federation Celebrates Slava in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Kolo Federation Celebrates Slava in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Kolo Federation Celebrates Slava in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Kolo Federation Celebrates Slava in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Kolo Federation Celebrates Slava in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Federation of the Circle of Serbian Sisters for the Eastern American Diocese celebrated the patronal feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

With the Archpastoral Blessing and presence of His Grace Bishop IRINEJ, Bishop of Eastern America, the celebration was held on August 28, the Feast of the Dormition.

Saint Demetrius Church in Akron - a place of spiritual and building renewal

Saint Demetrius Church in Akron - a place of spiritual and building renewal
Saint Demetrius Church in Akron - a place of spiritual and building renewal
Saint Demetrius Church in Akron - a place of spiritual and building renewal
Saint Demetrius Church in Akron - a place of spiritual and building renewal

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej and the efforts of our talented parish priest, Fr. Dragan Goronjić, the parish of Akron, St. Demetrius Serbian Orthodox Church, is a place of constant spiritual and building renewal.

Without a break, there is a detailed renewal of the church, church hall, Sunday school and the haven of the church.

Assembly near renovated church of Saint Stephen in Katunac

Assembly near renovated church of Saint Stephen in Katunac
Assembly near renovated church of Saint Stephen in Katunac
Assembly near renovated church of Saint Stephen in Katunac
Assembly near renovated church of Saint Stephen in Katunac

His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served on 31 August 2019 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Archdeacon Stephen on Krnja Jela in Uskoci, on the occasion of the church slava of that newly-restored sanctity.

His Grace was concelebrated by Archimandrite Isaija (Krgovic) and brothers of the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi protosynchellos Evstatije (Dragojevic) and hierodeacon Evtihije (Kecman), and in prayerful gathering the faithful people participated. 

Communique on health conditions of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej

A health condition of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, who is being hospitalized at the Military Medical Academy, is stable.

His recovery is in progress, and a permanent consulting body of doctors of the Military Medical Academy headed by Brigadier General Prof. Dr. Dragan Dincic expects that the Primate of the Serbian Church will reassume his regular responsibilities soon.

Bishop Irinej received an honorary doctorate in St. Petersburg

Bishop Irinej received an honorary doctorate in St. Petersburg
Bishop Irinej received an honorary doctorate in St. Petersburg
Bishop Irinej received an honorary doctorate in St. Petersburg
Bishop Irinej received an honorary doctorate in St. Petersburg

A prayerful and solemn Eucharistic gathering in St. Petersburg’s Theological Academy. - A honorary doctorate of Theology to Bishop Dr. Irinej (Bulovic) of Backa

At the beginning of the new academic year, on September 1, 2019, Metropolitan Varsonophy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga officiated Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church: Irinej of Backa, Antonije of Moravica and Isihije of Mohacs, as well as of Russian bishops Nazarius of Kronstadt and Silouan of Peterhoff, rector of the Theological Academy, in a prayerful presence of many professors and students, in the church of  St. John the Theologian of the St. Petersburg Theological Academy.

Newly-built diocesan court consecrated in Karlovac

Newly-built diocesan court consecrated in Karlovac
Newly-built diocesan court consecrated in Karlovac
Newly-built diocesan court consecrated in Karlovac
Newly-built diocesan court consecrated in Karlovac

The solemn rite of consecration of the newly-built Diocesan court and the hall of the church-school community in the courtyard of the Cathedral church of Saint Nicholas of Myrra in Karlovac gathered many believers from all parts of the Diocese of Gornji Karlovac on 1 September, 2019.

The celebration began with the liturgical gathering which was officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana. He was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Heruvim of Osek-Polje and Baranja and Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, the host of the gathering with many priests of the dioceses of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Gornji Karlovac.

The final day of the Diocesan Days

The final day of the Diocesan Days
The final day of the Diocesan Days
The final day of the Diocesan Days
The final day of the Diocesan Days

The finalday of the Diocesan Days and the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

The Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on the final day of the three-day Diocesan Days and celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church was officiated by His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese with the concelebration of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas, (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese), Their Graces Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, Bishop Mitrophan of Canada, Bishop Grigorije of Dusseldorf and Germany, Bishop Teodisije of Kosovo and Metohija, Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, Bishop David of Stobi (Archdiocese of Ohrid), Bishop Sergije of Bihac and Petrovac, Bishop Kirilo of Buenos Aires, Bishop Dimitrije of Herzegovina and host hierarch Bishop Maxim of Western America.