Serbian Orthodox Church

Descendants of Dr. David Albal received by Patriarch Irinej

His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej received descendants of Dr. David Albal (1886-1942), who served as a Special Delegate of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia in Washington from1939 to1942. The reception took place at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on April 13, 2019.

The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, i.e. Ambassador Ljiljana Nikšić. In addition to the descendants of Dr. David Albal: Prof. Rose Stevenson and Prof. Dr. John Stevenson, the meeting was attended by Dr. Ivana Lučić, a descendant of the Military Commander Stepa Stepanović, Dr. Ljiljana Nikšić from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Head of the Cabinet of His Holiness, Dean Dr. Aleksandar Praščević and Zoran Nedeljković, Ph.D., Head of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate.

A New Serbian Orthodox Monastery coming soon in Tennessee

A New Serbian Orthodox Monastery coming soon in Tennessee
A New Serbian Orthodox Monastery coming soon in Tennessee
A New Serbian Orthodox Monastery coming soon in Tennessee
A New Serbian Orthodox Monastery coming soon in Tennessee

We faithful Orthodox Christians in Tennessee are pleased to announce the formation of a New Serbian Orthodox Monastery. It will be called: “Mother of God, Joy of All Who Sorrow” .

Hieromonk Serafim (Baltic), the Abbot of New Gracanica Monastery, has been hard at work  organizing this Monastic Brotherhood with an anonymous donor and volunteer Monastery workers in Tennessee for the last several months.

Serbian Patriarch receives Apostolic Nuntio

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Luciano Suriani, Apostolic Nuntio to Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 10 April 2018.

Presidents Dodik and Vucic visited Cathedral church in Trebinje

Presidents of the Republic of Srpska and Serbia Milorad Dodik and Aleksandar Vucic, RS Prime Minister Zeljka Cvijanovic and Mayor of Trebinje Luka Petrovic visited the Cathedral church of Holy Transfiguration in Trebinje.

The guests was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and told them about the history of this church.

“If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed…” (Mathew 17:20)

“If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed…” (Mathew 17:20)
“If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed…” (Mathew 17:20)
“If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed…” (Mathew 17:20)
“If you have faith like a grain of a mustard seed…” (Mathew 17:20)

This spring when everything is awakening, and we see the nature in all her glory, our Sunday School children had a little different approach to our lesson. As we have read the story about faith, and how having even a little faith can make big changes we took that lesson outside and wanted to physically show how this is possible.

High Church medals for SAJ and its commandeer

High Church medals to the Special Anti-Terrorist Unit (SAJ) of the Serbian Ministry of the Internal Affairs and its Commandeer Colonel Spasoje Vulevic.

On the third day of the greatest Christian feast-day – the Resurrection of the Lord, 10 April 2018, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the presence of many believers in the church of Saint Stephen of Dechani at Batajnica, n. Belgrade. On this occasion, the Serbian Patriarch awarded the Special Anti-Terrorist Unit (as a institution) and its Commandeer Colonel Spasoje Vulevic (as an individual) with high Church medals – the Order of Holy King Milutin -for remarkable contribution in building the church of St. Stephen the Decani.