Serbian Orthodox Church

Parishioners from Philadelphia in DC

Parishioners from Philadelphia in DC
Parishioners from Philadelphia in DC
Parishioners from Philadelphia in DC
Parishioners from Philadelphia in DC

On Wednesday July 25th, 2018, the first day of the celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson’s proclamation for a national day of prayer for the Serbian people, and the flying of the Serbian flag at many buildings in the Capitol, and at the invitation of the Diocesan Director of the Department of Christian Education, Protodeacon Dr. Jovan Anicic, the children of St. Nicholas Serbian  Orthodox Church-School of Philadelphia, their families, and representatives of the Kolo Sestara and Executive Board, participated in the activities of the day. The fun began with everyone meeting at historic Union Station and taking the scenic walk through Senate Park to the Capitol. 

Third week of camp in Shadeland

Third week of camp in Shadeland
Third week of camp in Shadeland
Third week of camp in Shadeland
Third week of camp in Shadeland

As we crossed the halfway point of the camp season, the staff and counselors at Shadeland geared up for another fun and eventful week. Sunday afternoon marked the arrival of yet another outstanding group of campers and parents, and the campers reunited and got to know each other better at the opening night bonfire.

Patriarch Irinej serves in St Petka church on Cukarica

Patriarch Irinej serves in St Petka church on Cukarica
Patriarch Irinej serves in St Petka church on Cukarica
Patriarch Irinej serves in St Petka church on Cukarica
Patriarch Irinej serves in St Petka church on Cukarica

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St Petka on Cukarica on the feast day of Venerable Martyr Parasceva, 8 August 2018.

He was concelebrated by diocesan dean protopresbyter-staurophor Branko Mitrovic and protopresbyter-staurophor Stanko Trajkovic, abbot of the monastery of Denkovac Archimandrite Seraphim, presbyter Sasa Krstic, protdodeacons Stevan Rapajic and deacons Vladimir Rumenic, Dragan Tanasijevic, Dragan Nedjic and Marko Stankovic.

Solemn Liturgy in Washington

Solemn Liturgy in Washington
Solemn Liturgy in Washington
Solemn Liturgy in Washington
Solemn Liturgy in Washington

On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral Church (OCA) in Washington, DC and also the war memorial church of the Russian immigrants from the beginning of the 20th century, the solemn Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was served as the highlight of the 100th Anniversary of the Day the Serbian Flag Waved at the White House.

Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari

Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari
Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari
Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari
Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari

His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla consecrated a new church of the Resurrection of the Lord at Stanari on 5 August 2018. The solemn rite was attended by President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik.

The following bishops participated in the rite of the consecration: Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Heruvim of Osek-Polje and Baranja, as well as the clergy of the Diocesan Deanery of Doboj.

 

Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery

Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery
Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery
Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery
Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery

In the monastery of Manasija, foundation of Despot Stefan Lazarevic, six centuries of this sanctity of our faith was celebrated with the solemn Hierarchal Liturgy on Sunday, August 5th, 2018.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the host Bishop of Branicevo, His Grace Ignjatije, and hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops Lukijan of Budim, Pahomije of Vranje, Jovan of Sumadija, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Andrej of Austria-Switzerland, Arsenije of Nis and Isihije of Mohacs, venerable monks, priests and deacons of the Holy Serbian Church. A mixed church choir of the Diocese of Branicevo sang responses.

 

President Vucic talked with the Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic at the Serbian Patriarchate on 4 August 2018.

The audience was attended by His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, and General Secretary of the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Nikola Selakovic.

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej talked with the President of Serbia about the crucial contemporary issue: on the position of the Serbian people on Kosovo and Metohija, in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as in Montenegro and Croatia.