First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery

First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery

With the Blessing of the Bishop of Eastern America, His Grace Irinej, the Department for Christian Education organized the First Orthodox Christian Family Festival on September 16th, 2017 in New Marcha Мonastery.

The Patriarch of Alexandria to pay a visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church


His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodoros II, is going to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church from September 22 to 29, 2017.

The inhabitants of Belgrade will have an opportunity to greet His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros and his entourage immediately upon his arrival on Friday, September 22, 2017, when, after a solemn welcome, in honor of the distinguished guest a doxology will be served in the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade at 9:30 am.

The program of the visit envisages that the high dignitaries from the Alexandrian Church take part in the vigil service, which will be celebrated in the Belgrade Cathedral on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 5 pm.

Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria arrived in Belgrade

Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria arrived in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria arrived in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria arrived in Belgrade
Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria arrived in Belgrade

His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, paying an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and the Serbian Orthodox Church, arrived in Belgrade last night, on 22 September 2017.

His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros and the delegation of the Church of Alexandria was welcomed at the Belgrade airport Nikola Tesla by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, with His Eminence Porfirije Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica, Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla and Milutin of Valjevo. At the airport there were also present ambassadors of Greece and Egypt to Belgrade, Mr. Elias Eliadis and Mr. Ezzeldin Fahmy Mahmoud Fahmy.

Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria

Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria
Doxology in honour of Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria

A solemn doxology in honour of His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa was served at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Streaming in Belgrade last night, 22 September 2017.

During the solemn and joyful rite of doxology, which was served by High Venerable Archimandrite Stefan, the principal of the Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade, with the concelebration of deacon Vladimir Rumenic, the Primate of the Church of Alexandria His Beatitude Theodoros II was standing in the patriarch’s throne, in a prayerful attendance of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia

Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia
Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia

The second day of the irenic visit of His Beatitude  Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodoros II to the Serbian Orthodox Church began with an official reception which was hosted by His Holiness Serbia Patriarch  Irinej in the Palace of the Patriarchate of Serbia in Belgrade, September 22, 2017.

Official conversations of the Primates of the Serbian Patriarchate and the Patriarchate of Alexandria were attended by His Eminence Porfirije,  Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, and Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Justin of Zica and Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla, as well as by the General Secretary of the Holy Synod of Bishops Very Rev. Archpriest-stavrophor Dr. Savo Jovic.