Serbian Orthodox Church

Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church

Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church
Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church
Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church
Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presented the Ambassador of Belarus in Belgrade Vladimir Chushev Order of St. Sava second degree at a reception held at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 31 May 2017.

The ceremony was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana, and Their Graces Bishops: Justin of Zicha, Fotije of Dalmatia and Milutin of Valjevo as well as by the Bishop electus Nikodim of Dalmatia. The  decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops, which was read during the ceremony by the General Secretary of the Holy  Synod Archpriest-Stavrophor Dr. Savo Jovic, pointed put that the high award of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Order of St. Sava,was being handed in to His Excellency Vladimir Nikolayevich Chushev, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Belgrade, for his active love towards the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Serbian people, demonstrated in particular in his wholehearted commitment to the strengthening of relations between Serbia and Belarus.

The Patriarch received students of the High Security Studies

The Patriarch received students of the High Security Studies
The Patriarch received students of the High Security Studies
The Patriarch received students of the High Security Studies
The Patriarch received students of the High Security Studies

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received the 6th class students of the High Security and Defense Studies at the National Defense School of the Military Academy; the meeting took place at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 1 June 2017.

Students of high security and defense studies expressed their gratitude to the Head of  the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they considered various challenges facing the southern Serbian province of Kosovo and Metohija, as well as the cooperation of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Army of Serbia.

The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Norway

The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Norway
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Norway
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Norway
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Norway

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Mr. Arne Bjornstad Sanes, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in the Republic of Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 1 June 2017.

His Excellency Bjornstad expressed his gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they considered preparations for the upcoming visit of the representatives of the Church of Norway to Serbia. The Serbian Patriarch thanked the distinguished guests for the visit, wishing him abundant blessings from the Lord in his diplomatic mission. The reception was attended by colleagues of the Ambassador and the General Secretary of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.

The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Serbia to the Vatican

The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Serbia to the Vatican
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Serbia to the Vatican
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Serbia to the Vatican
The Patriarch received the Ambassador of Serbia to the Vatican

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Dejan Sahovic, the new elected Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Holy See, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 1 June 2017.

His Excellency Sahovic expressed gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they discussed various aspects of relations between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. The Serbian Patriarch Irinej thanked the distinguished guest for the visit and wished him all the best from the Lord in his diplomatic mission. The reception was attended by the General Secretary of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch, Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.

Patronal Feast Day Celebration in Seattle

Patronal Feast Day Celebration in Seattle
Patronal Feast Day Celebration in Seattle
Patronal Feast Day Celebration in Seattle
Patronal Feast Day Celebration in Seattle

On the Seventh Sunday after Pascha, May 28, 2017, parishioners of St. Sava Church in Seattle celebrated their Patronal Feast Day- Transfer of the Relics of St. Sava.

Episcopal Dean, Very Rev. Vidoslav Vujasin from Portland served the Divine Liturgy together with parish priest Rev. Zoran Aleksic. After reading of the Holy Gospel, addressing the faithful, Fr. Vidoslav spoke of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus and about our role in the Church as God's chosen.

The Cyrillic Day in Atlanta

The Cyrillic Day in Atlanta
The Cyrillic Day in Atlanta
The Cyrillic Day in Atlanta
The Cyrillic Day in Atlanta

This event was in honor of the Feast of St. Cyril and Methodius, the two holy brothers who were Byzantine Christian theologians and Christian missionaries to the Slavic people. The Cyrillic Day was organized for the first time on May 21, 2017, here in Atlanta. It took place in the central library for Gwinnett County in Lilburn (the same city where we are building our Serbian church).