Easter Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Great-Martyr George in Novi Sad

His Grace Irinej, Bishop of Backa: Even in the circumstances in which we are celebrating it this year, Easter is for us a source of eternal joy and gratitude to the Lord. All potential viruses, infections and epidemics are a menace, but the greatest menaces are spiritual epidemics of evil.

On Sunday 6/19 April 2020, the feast-day of Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and Novi Sad officiated Paschal Matins and presided over  the archhierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedarl Church of the Holy Great-Martyr George in Novi Sad. He was concelebrated by His Grace Isahije, Bishop of Mohacs, and presbyters and deacons of the Cathedral.

Easter message of the President of the Republic of Serbia

The President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic expresses his best wishes for Easter to His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, clergy, monastics and all the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

I express my heartfelt best wishes for Easter to all the citizens of Serbia who celebrate Resurrection of Jesus Christ, wishing them to celebrate this greatest Christian feast-day in good hope and peace. During this period of the general affliction that has befallen the entire world, when people of all faiths and nations are brought through this terrible ordeal, we are celebrating our great feast with the hope that our prayers for the health, peace, well-being and common good of all mankind will find their way and be heard.

Patron Saint-day of Serbian Patriarch Irinej

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated in monastery of The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple in Belgrade on 11 April 2020, on St. Lazarus Saturday. 

The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch. 

Patriarchal Liturgy in Cathedral Church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated  the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at Cathedral church in Belgrade on 16 April 2020, on Holy and Great Thursday.

Father Gojko Perovic: It does not help even if we officiate without lay people

Father Gojko Perovic: It does not help even if we officiate without lay people
Father Gojko Perovic: It does not help even if we officiate without lay people
Father Gojko Perovic: It does not help even if we officiate without lay people
Father Gojko Perovic: It does not help even if we officiate without lay people

“Arresting of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije for informative questioning must be condemned without any exception”,  said protopresbyter Gojko Perovic, principal of the Orthodox Seminary of St Peter of Cetinje in his speech on radio “Svetigora”.

Father Gojko says that it is not clear what are the criteria of dealing of the Police of Montenegro and whether there are any criteria.