Serbian Orthodox Church

“The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”
 “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church”

Within the central celebration of the jubilee of the eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch opened a monumental exhibition “The Eight Centuries of Art under the auspices of the Serbian Orthodox Church” in the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church on 9 October 2019.

The exhibition is organized with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops with support of the Ministry of Culture and Information, Ministry of Justice, the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities, Secretariate for Culture of the City of Belgrade and other institutions. The exhibition is accompanied by the 157-page with a more than hundred illustrations in color by the author Dr. Miljana Matic, curator of the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Great Britain

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Great Britain
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Great Britain
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Great Britain
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Great Britain

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received a newly appointed Ambassador of Great Britain to the Republic of Serbia Her Excellency Sian MacLeod at the Serbian Patriarchate on 15 October 2019.

Bishop Irinej of Eastern America: The 800th Anniversary of Autocephaly

IRINEJ
BY THE GRACE OF GOD BISHOP OF EASTERN AMERICA THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

Most beloved Clergy and Monastics, Sons and Daughters,
faithful Children of the Diocese of Eastern America of our most holy Church!

With abounding joy emanating from a paternal heart, We greet you on this most radiant and most auspicious occasion in our collective history, both sacred and secular: 

THE 800TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AUTOCEPHALY OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 1219 – 2019

Archbishop Nikitas at the Coptic New Year (Nayrouz)

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain participated in the celebrations of the Coptic New Year’s Day (Nayrouz) at St. Margaret’s Church in Westminster Abbey, at the invitation of Archbishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of London.

Saint Sava's Testament: 800th Anniversary of Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church Celebrated in Belgrade

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and the President of
the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic respectively were awarded with the Order of Saint Sava of the first degree by the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Serbian Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik was awarded with the Order of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher.

On the occasion of observing eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Belgrade’s Center “Sava”, a solemn academy entitled “Saint Sava’s Testament” was held. Patriarch Irinej and President Aleksandar Vucic were respectively awarded with the Order of Saint Sava of the first degree.

Njegos Serbian Youth Chorus at Cleveland Museum of Art

Njegos Serbian Youth Chorus at Cleveland Museum of Art
Njegos Serbian Youth Chorus at Cleveland Museum of Art
Njegos Serbian Youth Chorus at Cleveland Museum of Art
Njegos Serbian Youth Chorus at Cleveland Museum of Art

A beautiful concert was given by our Njegos Youth Chorus of St. Sava Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. The chorus performed at the Cleveland Museum of Art during the International Community Day celebration. The program included music to celebrate the 800 years of the Serbian Orthodox Church. To open the program the chorus sang the Hymn to St. Sava to honor our first Archbishop of the church.

Serbian Patriarch received President of Armenia

Serbian Patriarch received President of Armenia
Serbian Patriarch received President of Armenia
Serbian Patriarch received President of Armenia
Serbian Patriarch received President of Armenia

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Armen Sarkissian, President of Armenia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 October 2019. 

The President of Armenia thanked Serbian Patriarch Irinej for warm audience during which they talked about current problems faced by the Serbian and Armenian people as well as about possibilities how to overcome them. Serbian Patriarch Irinej wished all the best from the Lord to the brotherly Armenian people.