Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East

Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East
Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East
Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East
Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East

The solemn doxology was officiated in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East in the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on 11 October 2018.

During the solemn and joyful rite of doxology, served by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Lukic, the dean of the Cathedral church; with concelebration of protodeacons Radomir Percevic and Stevan Rapajic , the Primate of the Church of Antioch His Beatitude John X was standing in the patriarchal throne, in a prayerful presence of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

A Historical Visit: His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East in Belgrade

His Beatitude Patriarch John of Antioch and All East arrived in Serbia to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church (photo gallery ) on 11 October 2018.

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East will be in the official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and to the Serbian Orthodox Church from 11-19th October 2018. Residents of Belgrade had an opportunity to welcome His Beatitude Patriarch John and his entourage right after his arrival on Thursday of 11th October 2018, at 12,00 o’ clock, when the doxology in honour of the high guest was officiated in the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael.

A central event of the visit will be the conciliar Holy Liturgy which will be presided over by the Patriarchs with Hierarchs of both Churches in the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Sunday of 14th October 2018.

Along with the Serbian Patriarch Irinej, bishops, clergy and monks, the Serbian faithful will also show hospitality to the beloved Guest in the most significant Serbian holy shrines, monasteries: Zicha, Studenica, Ostrog, Patriarchate of Pec, Dechani as well as in Podgorica (Montenegro) and Nis. The Primates of both Churches will also meet with the leading Serbian state and political representatives.

Memorial service for children, victims of the Ustasha concentration camp in Sisak

Memorial service for children, victims of the Ustasha concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for children, victims of the Ustasha concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for children, victims of the Ustasha concentration camp in Sisak
Memorial service for children, victims of the Ustasha concentration camp in Sisak

On Children’s cemetery in Sisak, a memorial service for the children, innocent victims of the Ustasha concentration camp, was held on 6 October, 2018.

With blessing of the competent hierarch Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagren and Ljubljna, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Pakrac-Slavonija served the memory rite (panichida) together with other priests concelebrated to hum.

Bishop Grigorije celebrated Liturgy in Frankfurt

The church of Resurrection of Christ, built in 1964, at the same when  the Serbian Orthodox Church Community in Frankfurt was founded, had an opportunity to welcome its Bishop, His Grace Grigorije of Frankfurt and All Germany on 7 October 2018.

Welcomed by prayer song, the Bishop began the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at 10 a.m. Many priests from the Diocese concelebrated to the Bishop. Upon the invitation of Bishop Grigorije, members of the folklore assemblies “Serbian Culture Centre”, “Kolo”, “Danube”, “Neue Isenburg” enhanced the prayer with their presence in a large number.

In Memoriam: Very Rev. Dennis Pavichevich

With faith in Christ and hope in the resurrection, we share the news of the repose of Alumnus Very Rev. Dennis Pavichevich. Fr. Dennis fell asleep in the Lord on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the age of 72.

Fr. Dennis Pavichevich (Dragoljub Pavicevic) began his theological studies at St. Sava Seminary in Belgrade, Serbia. He returned to the United States after two years and completed his undergraduate studies at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science in 1972. Fr. Dennis graduated from Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in 1975 with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree.