Serbian Orthodox Church

Slava of the church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo

Slava of the church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo
Slava of the church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo
Slava of the church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo
Slava of the church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo

The church of Saint Prophet Elijah in Mirijevo built in 1834 from the material taken from the ruins of the monastery Slanci and belongs to the oldest church in Belgrade. Its 178th church slava marked it in the most solemn way. In the full church and tthe courtyard, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.

Holy hieromartyr Margaret - slava of the Klisina monastery

Holy hieromartyr Margaret - slava of the Klisina monastery
Holy hieromartyr Margaret - slava of the Klisina monastery
Holy hieromartyr Margaret - slava of the Klisina monastery
Holy hieromartyr Margaret - slava of the Klisina monastery

The feast day of Holy hieromartyr Margaret was solemnly celebrated in the monastery of Klisina, in the presence of many priests and believers who traditionally gathered in this monastery. On the Even of the feast day the all night vigil service was served by His Grace Bishop Porfirije of Jegar, abbot of the Kovilj monastery.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with representatives of the Restitution Agency

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on July 31, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade the delegation of the Restitution Agency consisting of director of the Agency Mr. Strahinja Sekulic and director of the Unit for confession restitution Mr. Vladimir Todorovic. 

Representatives of the Agency informed about a new organizing of the process of the restitution which also included the return of the property to the Churches and religion communities. 

Monastery Slava in Richfield

Monastery Slava in Richfield
Monastery Slava in Richfield
Monastery Slava in Richfield
Monastery Slava in Richfield

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America Monastery Marcha, located between the Cleveland and Akron parishes in Northeast Ohio, celebrated their Monastery Slava, St. Archagel Gabriel, on Saturday, July 28, 2012.

Warren Parish Celebrates Church Slava

Warren Parish Celebrates Church Slava

His Grace Bishop Mitrophan made an archpastoral visit to the St. Elijah the Prophet Serbian Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio on Sunday, July 29, 2012. His Grace officiated at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the parish patronal feast day celebration of St. Elijah the Prophet.

Assisting His Grace, the bishop, at the holy altar were V. Rev. Dragan Zaric from Charlotte, North Carolina and Rev. Dragan Goronjic, the administrator of this small parish. Also serving were Protodeacon Milan Medakovich and Hierodeacon Constantine from St. Tikhon's Monastery.

Consecration of the new church in Diocese of Sumadia

Consecration of the new church in Diocese of Sumadia
Consecration of the new church in Diocese of Sumadia
Consecration of the new church in Diocese of Sumadia
Consecration of the new church in Diocese of Sumadia

On the day when the Orthodox Church celebrates Holy hieromartyr Margaret, on July 30, 2012 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumada consecrated a newly built church devoted to this saint in Gornja Sabanta. 

Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska

Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska
Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska
Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska
Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on July 31, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska with associates.