Serbian Orthodox Church

Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth

 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, on Sunday, September 27, 2020, celebrated the Great Feast of the Elevation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross in the Church of the Holy Ascension in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Concelebrating in the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, were Protopresbyter Aleksa Micich, Parish Administrator, and Protodeacon Milos Zdralic, Diocesan Financial Secretary.

Metropolitan Porfirije: Commemoration of the victims is also a warning

Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana Porfirije: - I am convinced that the victims of crimes are praying for us to ask forgiveness from each other and to forgive each other.

On Monday, September 28, 2020, in Varivode, where serious crime was committed 25 years ago and where, almost two months after the military operation “Storm”, nine mostly elderly residents of that village near Kistanje were killed, a memorial service and a commemoration were held. The requiem service for the victims was celebrated by
Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana and Bishop Nikodim of Dalmatia with the clergy.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Patron Saint-day of the Municipality of Zemun

On September 27, 2020, the City Municipality of Zemun marked its Patron Saint-day, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy, which was officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej in the Church of the Saint Nicholas of Myrra.

Archpriest staurophore Bozo Bakajlic, archpriest Drasko Tepavac, priests Vladimir Prazic and Andjelko Doder, archdeacon Stevan Rapajic, deacons Dragan Tanasijevic and Radomir Marinkovic concelebrated to the Patriarch. On that occasion, His Holiness the Patriarch ordained Mr. Vladimir Pekic a deacon.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Subotica

New workers in the Vineyard of the Lord. - Order of St. Sava to Gojko Radic and Mr. Zoran Arsic.

To a great joy of the faithful people of Subotica, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Ascension church in Subotica on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on Sunday, September 27, 2020.

International symposium on the 950th anniversary of the Prohor of Pcinja Monastery

On September 25 and 26, 2020, an International Scientific Conference "Venerable Prohor of Pcinja - 950 years in the Serbian people" was held under auspices of  the Diocese of Vranje, Southern Serbia.

On that occasion, a total of 28 papers were presented, which, in thematic units in two sessions on the first day and one session on the second day of the meeting, dealt with and presented various issues from history, art history, theology, history of literature and other social sciences. Scientists from Serbia, the region and abroad have discussed the great spiritual heritage, woven into the identities of southern Serbia, Old Serbia and the Serbian Orthodox Church as a whole, which has been maintained by a prayerful veneration of the Holy Father Prohor of Pcinja for almost a millennium.