Celebrations of the feast of Saint Sava, the First Serbian Archbishop, in Belgrade

On the feast-day of the Venerable and the God-Bearer our Father Sava, the First Serbian Archbishop, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava.

His Holiness was concelebrated by the abbot of the monastery of the Mother of God the Three-handed in Bogostica , Archimandrite Nifont, Principal of Saint Sava’s Cathedral, Archimandrite Stefan, General Secretary of the Holy Synod of Bishops protopresbyter-staurophor Savo B. Jovic,PhD aas well as other clergimen.

Celebration of Saint Sava in Knin

Celebration of Saint Sava in Knin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Knin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Knin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Knin

Saint Sava, the First Serbian Archbishop, was solemnly and joyfully celebrated with  the Eucharistic Liturgy in the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Knin.

Saint Sava celebrated in Novi Sad

Saint Sava celebrated in Novi Sad
Saint Sava celebrated in Novi Sad
Saint Sava celebrated in Novi Sad
Saint Sava celebrated in Novi Sad

Faithful people of Novi Sad headed by their  diocesan Bishop prayerfully celebrated the feast-day of the first Serbian Archbishop Saint Sava.

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Novi Sad and Backa officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy of the Cathedral church of Novi Sad. His Grace the Bishop delivered a sermon, whereafter the school-children presented a spitual academy. After the pre-ambon prayer, the Bishop blessed the slava cake.

Parish Slava and St. Sava Celebration in Lackawanna

Parish Slava and St. Sava Celebration in Lackawanna
Parish Slava and St. Sava Celebration in Lackawanna
Parish Slava and St. Sava Celebration in Lackawanna
Parish Slava and St. Sava Celebration in Lackawanna

As has been the custom for many years at the parish of St. Stephen the Archdeacon and First Martyr in Lackawanna, New York, on January 13 and 14, 2018, the faithful celebrated, with their Hierarch and Father, Bishop Irinej, the commemoration of two heavenly protectors: St. Stephen, the patron saint of the parish, and St. Sava, the patron saint of all Serbian schools and children. Sladjan and Ruza Petrovic and family were the kumovi for the parish slava.

The festal services began with vespers on Saturday evening at which the parish priest, Economos Vladislav Golic, served with Protodeacon Milos Zdralic under the omophorion of Bishop Irinej, who officiated from the Episcopal Throne. The devoted faithful were in attendance, singing the responses together with guest reader and chanter Nemanja Jovanovic, student of Theology from the University of Belgrade.

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 24 January 2018

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 24 January 2018
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 24 January 2018
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 24 January 2018
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 24 January 2018

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received Mr. Mladen Grujicic, president of the Municipality of Srebrenica, accompanied by abbot of the Karno monastery Archimandrite Luka (Babic) at the Serbian Patriarchate on 24 January 2018.