Orthodox Churches

Order of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Bearer to the Serbian Army Guard

On October 12, 2020, on the feast of the Venerable Cyriacus the Hermit, Their Graces Bishops Arsenije of Nis, responsible for the Army of Serbia, and Stefan of Remezijana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the military chapel of St. George the Great Martyr at the Guard Headquarters of the Serbian Armed Forces, Belgrade.  Hiigh Church awards were handed to members of the Guard and military chaplains.

On the occasion of marking the 190th anniversary of organizing of the Guard, and as an expression of paternal gratitude for the enormous work invested in arranging and equipping the military chapel in that unit and creating conditions for promoting moral and spiritual values based on Orthodox tradition, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej awarded the Order of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Bearer to the Guard of the Serbian Armed Forces. Major General Milomir Todorovic, Commander of the Guard, was awarded the same order as well.

Diocese of Madagascar: The seminars and the training of priests continue

Diocese of Madagascar: The seminars and the training of priests continueThe seminars and the training of the priests in the Metropolis of North Madagascar continue in the seminar center of the metropolitan center of Alasora, normally, despite the existence of COVID-19.

Metropolitan Ignatius is always present to supervise, advice, guide and bless the old and new priests of the missionary work of the Metropolis in the difficult task of spreading the Gospel.

Patriarch of Antioch at St. George Church in Arbin

Patriarch of Antioch at St. George Church in Arbin
Patriarch of Antioch at St. George Church in Arbin
Patriarch of Antioch at St. George Church in Arbin
Patriarch of Antioch at St. George Church in Arbin

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East visited the church of St. George in Arbin, Syria in order to see the progress of the restoration work that is currently taking place.

Patriarchal Liturgy in the church of St. John Vladimir

Serbian Patriarch  celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. John Vladimir Belgrade’s district Medakovic on October 11, 2020.

Deputy Dean of Belgrade II, protopresbyter-staurophor Branko Topalovic; parish priest of the Church of St. Sava, priest Dragan Sovljanski; parish priest of the Church of the Holy Apostle Mark Aleksandar Lucic; protopriest Igor Lukic, protodeacon Stevica Rapajic and deacons Miroslav Mitrovic and Milojko Topalović concelebrated.

Serbian Patriarch Patriarch celebrated in the Cathedral church

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade on October 10, 2020, on Ven. Cyriacus’ All Souls’ Day.

In the prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Canada, the Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Lukic, presbyter Slavisa Popovic and archdeacon Damjan Bozic. The sermon was delivered by the parish priest of the Cathedral, presbyter Arsen Milovanovic. His Holiness Patriarch served a general memorial service on the occasion of Ven. Cyriacus All Souls’ Day.