Serbian Orthodox Church

Holy Trinity Mission Celebrates Slava

Holy Trinity Mission Celebrates Slava
Holy Trinity Mission Celebrates Slava
Holy Trinity Mission Celebrates Slava
Holy Trinity Mission Celebrates Slava

His Grace, Bishop Dr. Mitrophan accepted Holy Trinity Mission in Fairmont, West Virginia into the Eastern Diocese on April 15, 2000. His Grace blessed the existing chapel when serving the first Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.

Scientific Conference in Podgorica: Saint John Vladimir and his place in Serbian history, culture and spirituality

In the laura of Saint Symeon the Myrrhgusher in Nemanja’s town Podgorica a scientific conference with the theme “Saint John Vladimir and his place in Serbian history, culture and spirituality” was held on 2 July 2016.

The conference on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the Martyr’s death was organized by the newly founded Institute for Serbian Culture from Niksic. His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije spoke on the topic “Saint John Vladimir above East and West”.

Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood

Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood
Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood
Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood
Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood

Axios and many years to Deacon Zoran Aleksic, who was ordained to the holy priesthood on June 6th, 2016 by His Grace Bishop Maxim during the Heirarchical Divine Liturgy held at Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California.

Also concelebrating the Liturgy were Very Rev. Nicholas Ceko, Dean of the Cathedral, Rev. Norman Kosanovich, Assistant Priest, Rev. Milan Unkovic, parish priest at the Saint Simeon Serbian Orthodox Church in Las Vegas, and Deacon Paul Germain from the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in San Diego.

Episcopal visit to New York Community

On Sunday, June 26th, the 1st Sunday after Pentecost, His Grace Bishop Dr +Mitrophan (Kodic) served with Fr Toma Popovich and the faithful of the St Sava community in Manhattan. Following the terrible inferno that engulfed and destroyed the community’s historic cathedral, the parishioners have been gathering in other local places - most recently at the General Theological Seminary chapel in Manhattan. 

The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day

The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day
The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day
The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day
The Vozdovac church celebrates its Patron Saint-day

This year the church in Belgrade’s municipality of Vozdovac celebrated its Patrons Saint-day (slava), the feast of Holy Emperor Contantine and Empress Helen the Equal-to-the-Apostles.

On the feast-day, June 3rd 2016, with the blessing of Serbian Patriarch Irinej, His Grace newly-elected Bishop Irinej (Dobrijevic) of East America, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the dear guest from the Ecumenical Patriarchate, His Grace Bishop Elija of Philomenion for Albanian speaking believers in USA.

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience by the President of Serbia

The Serbian Patriarch received in audience by the President of Serbia
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience by the President of Serbia
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience by the President of Serbia
The Serbian Patriarch received in audience by the President of Serbia

The President of the Republic of Serbia received in audienceHis Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at the Presidency of Serbia in Belgrade on 30 May 2016.

His Holiness was accompanied by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica and the members of the Committee for completion of works on the Saint Sava Cathedral – protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, dipl. ing. arch. deacon Miroslav Nikolic, chief architect of the Saint Sava Cathedral, and Mr. Milan Andric, lawyer. The meeting was attended by Professor Dr. Vojislav Milovanovic, protomaster of the Saint Sava Cathedral, President of the Assembly of the Society for construction of the Saint Sava Cathedral Mr. Miodrag Kostic and adviser to the President of Serbian for culture Mr. Radoslav Pavlovic.