Serbian Orthodox Church

Feast of Saint Simon the Monk in the Studenica Monastery

His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Studenica Monastery on October 7, 2020, on the feast of the Holy King Stefan the First-Crowned - Venerable Simon the Monk.

The abbot of the Studenica, Archimandrite Tihon (Rakicevic), concelebrated with monastics and clergy of the Diocese of Zica.

The Feast of Saint Tecla in the Old Church of Sarajevo

The day of remembrance of the Holy Martyr of Christ, the Equal-to-the-Apostles and Confessor of faith, Saint Tecla, was solemnly and liturgically celebrated at the Bascarsija square, in Sarajevo's Old Church of Saints Michael and Gabriel the Archangels.

Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with concelebration of archimandrite Luka (Babic), protopresbyter staurophor Cedo Djureinovic and other priests.

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro tests positive for COVID

His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilohije of Montenegro and the Coastlands was admitted to the Danilo I Hospital in Cetinje on October 6, 2020, for a routine check-up in preparation for his upcoming pastoral activities.

Prior to this His Eminence spent the previous days in isolation and under constant medical supervision. Although it was determined today that his general health condition is in order and that he feels well, the COVID test confirmed that His Eminence has infected the virus, and subsequently was transported to the Clinic Center of Montenegro in Podgorica. He will remain there as long as the infection lasts. Despite testing positive the general consensus of the doctors is that the metropolitan's health condition is completely stable and under control.