Serbian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan’s evangelic mission in Colombia

Metropolitan’s evangelic mission in Colombia
Metropolitan’s evangelic mission in Colombia
Metropolitan’s evangelic mission in Colombia
Metropolitan’s evangelic mission in Colombia

Like the first Apostles, their disciples and new enlighteners, Metropolitan Amfilohije heard the voice of Jesus that echoes: “Go forth and baptize all the peoples”, while continuing his evangelic mission in South America.

This distant South American country, which bears the name of Christopher Columbus, the man who discovered America, got its Orthodox missionaries in recent years.

The Serbian Orthodox Church in Central America got a new monastery

The Serbian Orthodox Church in Central America got a new monastery
The Serbian Orthodox Church in Central America got a new monastery
The Serbian Orthodox Church in Central America got a new monastery
The Serbian Orthodox Church in Central America got a new monastery

His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of South-Central America, paying a canonical visitation to this Diocese,arrived to the monastery of Holy Trinity in Guatemala on 5 November 2017.

His Eminence was welcomed by abbess of the monastery mother Ines with the sisterhood, protopresbiter-staurophor Alexios Pena Alfaro, Bishop’s deputy of Brazil as well as by monastery spiritual Fr. Ignatius.

Metropolitan Amfilohije visiting Ecuador

Metropolitan Amfilohije visiting Ecuador
Metropolitan Amfilohije visiting Ecuador
Metropolitan Amfilohije visiting Ecuador
Metropolitan Amfilohije visiting Ecuador

His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of Buenos Aires and South-Central America, accompanied by protodeacon Vladimir Jaramaz, passed Peru and its capital Lima while performing a canonical visitation to Ecuador and the city of Guayaquil on 1 December 2017.

Hieromonk Raphael with a group of feithful arranged a cordial welcome at the airport, from where they all visited Orthodox church of the Serbian Patriarchate and its parish house. This Orthodox community in Guayaquil is numerous and multinational consisting of Ecuadorians, Serbian, Russians, Ukrainians, Greeks and the natives. Metropolitan Amfilohije spent in Ecuador until 5 December 2017; from there he went to Guatemala to pay his canonical visit.

A visit to Antiochian Metropolitan and the parish in Madriaga

A visit to Antiochian Metropolitan and the parish in Madriaga
A visit to Antiochian Metropolitan and the parish in Madriaga
A visit to Antiochian Metropolitan and the parish in Madriaga
A visit to Antiochian Metropolitan and the parish in Madriaga

Metropolitan Amfilohije visited the seat of the Church of Antioch in Buenos Aires and a parish in General Madriaga

On 30 November 2017 His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of South-Central America, escorted by parish priest Esteban Jovanovic and protodeacon Vladimir Jaramaz, upon the invitation of Metropolitan Silouan of Buenos Aires, visited his Cathedral church of Saint George and the seat of the Diocese of the Church of Antioch in Buenos Aires.

Metropolitan Amfilohije liturgizes in Buenos Aires

Metropolitan Amfilohije liturgizes in Buenos Aires
Metropolitan Amfilohije liturgizes in Buenos Aires
Metropolitan Amfilohije liturgizes in Buenos Aires
Metropolitan Amfilohije liturgizes in Buenos Aires

His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of Buenos Aires and South-Central America, celebrated on the feast-day of Saint John Chrysostom, on 26 November 2017, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Buenos Aires.

The Metropolitan was concelebrated by protopresbyter-stavrophor Alexios Pena Alfaro, presbyter Esteban Jovanovic, hieromonk Serafim (Rakanovic) and protodeacons Nikola Radis and Vladimir Jaramaz.

Liturgical gathering in the Saint Sava’s church in Buenos Aires

Liturgical gathering in the Saint Sava’s church in Buenos Aires
Liturgical gathering in the Saint Sava’s church in Buenos Aires
Liturgical gathering in the Saint Sava’s church in Buenos Aires
Liturgical gathering in the Saint Sava’s church in Buenos Aires

On Saturday, 25 November 2017, when our Holy Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrates Saint John the Merciful, a holy Liturgy was officiated in the monastery of Saint Sava located in a beautiful suburb of San Telmo in Buenos Aires.

With the blessing of Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop Kiril, the Holy King Stefan of Dechani was also prayerfully celebrated in this holy church on the same day. The Holy Liturgy was attended by His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and the Administrator of Buenos Aires and South-Central America, and His Grace Kiril, Bishop of Dioclea. The Liturgy was officiated by protopresbyter-stavrophor Professor Alexios Pena Alfaro, PhD, with the concelebration of local priests. The Liturgy was celebrated in Serbian and Spanish languages.