Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Nikos Dendias, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Greece at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 14 November 2019.

The audience was attended by Secretary-General of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Greece Mr. Temistocle Demiris, Ambassador of the Republic of Greece to Belgrade Mr. Giorgos Diakofotakis, as well as Head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.

Stabilization & Enclosure of St Sava Cathedral Resumes

Stabilization & Enclosure of St Sava Cathedral Resumes
Stabilization & Enclosure of St Sava Cathedral Resumes
Stabilization & Enclosure of St Sava Cathedral Resumes
Stabilization & Enclosure of St Sava Cathedral Resumes

The present phase of the Cathedral's reconstruction will be culminating, during the coming months, ‎in our beloved St Sava being once again fully, structurally stable and protected from the ravages of the weather, to which it has been subjected since the Great Fire of Easter, 2016.

The time-consuming work involved in getting to this point has been technically and logistically demanding, requiring careful planning and execution, on the part of our expert team of consultants and contractors: Zivkovic Connolly Architects PC, FJ Sciame Construction LLC, GPJ O’Donoghue Contracting Corp., Old Structures Engineering PC, Slocum Construction Consulting Inc., CGM Engineering PC and Feinstein Iron Works Inc.

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

The year of the Lord 2019 is the year of jubilee for the fullness of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In the preceding months, many other dioceses and parishes of our Holy Church have celebrated the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church at a local level.

On November 1st and 2nd, this important jubilee was celebrated on the Diocesan level in our Eastern America Diocese along with the 130th anniversary of the birth of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and all America. By the Episcopal Proclamation of His Grace Bishop Irinej, November 2nd, the feast day of St. Mardarije, is to be celebrated annually in all parishes of the Eastern American Diocese.

The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California

The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the VII Ecumencial Council and feast day of the Venerable Mother Paraskeva, St. Petka, the Christ-loving faithful of San Marcos, California gathered around their diocesan bishop, His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America, to celebrate their altar feast, St. Petka.

Matins was served by parish clergy Protopresbyter Milovan Katanic and deacon David John-Williams. The Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was officiated by Bishop Maxim with the aforementioned clergy. Joining them was Episcopal deacon and secretary deacon Vladan Radovanovic.

Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington

Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington

On Sunday morning of November 3, 2019, the clergy and the faithful greeted Bishop Maxim at St. Sava Church in Issaquah, and with the ringing of bells and singing of hymns together entered the Church.

Bishop Maxim presided over the Holy Liturgy concelebrated by Rev. Zoran Aleksic and Diocesan Deacon Vladan Radovanovic.