The first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church in Braunau

The first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church in Braunau
The first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church in Braunau
The first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church in Braunau
The first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church in Braunau

On Sunday, 24 November 2019, on the feast day of Holy King Stefan of Dechani, the first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church of Saint Apostle and Evangelist Mark in Braunau, Austria, was officiated.

His Grace Bishop Andreas of Austria-Switzerland presided over the Liturgy with the concelebration of the local clergy. School children who attend religious instructions sang responses as well.

Bishop Irinej reviews Cathedral construction

Bishop Irinej reviews Cathedral construction
Bishop Irinej reviews Cathedral construction
Bishop Irinej reviews Cathedral construction
Bishop Irinej reviews Cathedral construction

On the Feast Day of the Holy Archangels, November 21, 2019, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America celebrated the Holy and Divine Hierarchical Liturgy, at the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Theotokos of the Sign, for the parishioners of St. Sava Cathedral. Concelebrating with him were Fr. Zivojin Jakovljevic and Protodeacon Jovan Anicic.

Following the Festal Liturgy attended by many of the faithful from the Five Boroughs and surrounds, including some Russian faithful, Bishop Irinej paid a visit to his Cathedral See in New York City to review the ongoing, impressive reconstruction endeavor. 

BiH Foreign Minister meets with Bishop Irinej

His Excellency Igor Crnadak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, took time out of his busy schedule to pay a courtesy visit to His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

His Grace received his distinguished visitor at the Episcopal Residence and Eastern American Diocesan Center in New Rochelle, New York, where many interests shared in common were discussed, followed by the customary exchange of gifts.

Bishop Irinej pays Archpastoral visit to New York Parish

Bishop Irinej pays Archpastoral visit to New York Parish
Bishop Irinej pays Archpastoral visit to New York Parish
Bishop Irinej pays Archpastoral visit to New York Parish
Bishop Irinej pays Archpastoral visit to New York Parish

On the first Sunday of Advent, December 01, 2019, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America celebrated the Holy and Divine Hierarchical Liturgy, assisted by Protopresbyter Aleksa Micich, and Protodeacons Milosh Zdralic and Jovan Anicic, for the St. Sava Cathedral community in New York City.The Cathedral Choir, under the skillful direction of Dr Milos Raickovic, rendered inspiring responses to the Liturgy.

As the Cathedral Church is in the process of being rebuilt, following the devastating fire of Paschal Sunday, 2016, the parish community has been welcome in different Orthodox churches throughout Manhattan. However, the St. Eleftherios Greek Orthodox Church, gratefully, has been their home and mainstay.

Processional with the Precious Cross in the Cathedral church in Vienna

Processional with the Precious Cross in the Cathedral church in Vienna
Processional with the Precious Cross in the Cathedral church in Vienna
Processional with the Precious Cross in the Cathedral church in Vienna
Processional with the Precious Cross in the Cathedral church in Vienna

On the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, on 17 November 2019, Holy Liturgy was served in the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Vienna.

Presbyter Miljan Antic officiated the Liturgy with the concelebration of presbyter Filip Milunovic, dean of the church; archpriest Dragan Budak and presbyter Djordje Pantelic, Jovan Govedarica and deacon Miladin Vujkovic and Jovan Vasic, deacon from Cathedral church in Herceg Novi (Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral). Before the beginning of the Holy Liturgy, a procession was organized around the city district where the church is located. Headed by priests, a large number of the faithful took part in the procession and carried the Precious Cross, that was solemnly placed inside the church for veneration of the faithful.