Serbian Orthodox Church

Mass service held in Montenegro in defense of Serbian Church

Mass service held in Montenegro in defense of Serbian Church
Mass service held in Montenegro in defense of Serbian Church
Mass service held in Montenegro in defense of Serbian Church
Mass service held in Montenegro in defense of Serbian Church

Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection in Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, on Saturday to show their support for the rights of the canonical Serbian Church and to pray to God to help protect the Church there.

The parishioners gathered at the call of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and Littoral, the head of the largest Serbian diocese in Montenegro.

Roof over Saint Sava Cathedral takes form

Roof over Saint Sava Cathedral takes form
Roof over Saint Sava Cathedral takes form
Roof over Saint Sava Cathedral takes form
Roof over Saint Sava Cathedral takes form

As the ‎new roof starts taking its form, atop our beloved New York City Cathedral, the saving of Saint Sava Cathedral has truly begun.

The principal steel roof trusses are now in place, bolted and welded, tying together the previously freestanding historic stone walls. With the imminent installation of the metal-deck roof covering – presently stacked on the roof framing and ready for distribution, as seen in the photos – the trusses will become further braced laterally, thereby contributing to the general stability of the building as a whole.

Serbian Army Lieutenant Presbyter Goran Sandic in Fort Jackson

There have been military clergy in the Serbian Army since  it gained statehood.

Knjaz Milosh Obrenovich in the constitution of the newly liberated state, in 1839, defines that they shall have priests in the army. After the Second World War, it was not allowed to pray to God in Serbian military barracks. This service was re-established in 2013.

Deacon Stefan Djoric ordained to the Holy Priesthood

Deacon Stefan Djoric ordained to the Holy Priesthood
Deacon Stefan Djoric ordained to the Holy Priesthood
Deacon Stefan Djoric ordained to the Holy Priesthood
Deacon Stefan Djoric ordained to the Holy Priesthood

On June 2nd, 2019, His Grace Bishop Irinej presided over the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church in Steubenville, Ohio. During the Liturgy of this last Sunday after Pascha, Bishop Irinej ordained the Reverend Deacon Stefan Djoric to the Holy Priesthood.

Fr. Stefan Djoric recently graduated from St. Vladimir's Seminary and, through his ordination, is now appointed as the new parish priest of the Holy Resurrection Church in Steubenville, succeeding Fr. Rade Merick, who recently retired.

The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The Third Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

Syria is full of ruins that “tell” stories of the Holy Scriptures, where it is mentioned for 300 times, and where Aramaic language was born and preserved, the language spoken by Lord Jesus Christ. (photo gallery 1, photo gallery 2)

The President of Syria Mr.  Bashar al-Assad received His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with two members of his dlegation: Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, in the presence of His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East, in Damascus, on 3 June 2019.

Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy in Damascus broadcasted by TV channels

The Divine Patriarchal Liturgy which was officiated by the primates of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Patriarchate of Antioch in the Cathedral church of the Holy Cross in Damascus on 2 June 2019 – Watch the video from the Information Center of the Patriarchate of Antioch.

Syrian and Lebanese state and Church media devoted a great attention to the irenic visit of Serbian Patriarch Irinej and his delegation and the solemn Liturgy of St. John  Chrysostom was broadcasted directly by several state and Church TV and radio channels which broadcast their programs also by satellite.

The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch
The First Day of Patriarch’s visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch

Damascus: The City which hosted Saul, and gave birth to Paul (photo gallery)

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrived to Beirut in early morning on Saturday, 1 June 2019. The Serbian Patriarch was welcomed by some members of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Patriarchate of Antioch: Metropolitan Silouan of Lebanese Hills, Metropolitan Anthony of Zahlia, Vicar Bishop Luke, abbot Roman of the Balamand Monastery, protopresbyter Nectarius and many priests and monks, as well as by the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Lebanon H.E. Mr. Emir Elfic.