Professor Kyriaki FitzGerald Speaks at Bose Conference in Italy

Dr. Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald, Adjunct Professor of Theology at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Co-founder and Executive Director of Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV), offered the key note presentation at the Consultation on “Ecumenical Perspectives to the Role of Women in the Churches.” This was held at the Monastery of Bose in Mangano, Italy on October 3 to 7, 2017. She spoke on “Challenges and Opportunities of the Role of Women in the Church from a Theological Perspective.”

Great celebrations in the church of St. Nicholas in Rijeka

Great celebrations in the church of St. Nicholas in Rijeka
Great celebrations in the church of St. Nicholas in Rijeka
Great celebrations in the church of St. Nicholas in Rijeka
Great celebrations in the church of St. Nicholas in Rijeka

On the feast-day of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, a jubilee was marked in the church of Saint Nicholas of Myra in Rijeka on the occasionof the 300-anniversary since obtaining benefits of practicing religion, which Orthodox citizens of the city of Rijeka received in 1717 from Roman Emperor Charles VI.

The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Slavonia, Bishop Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac and the Diocesan Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac. Among concelebrants there were abbot Heruvim (Diocese of Osijek-Polje) and other local priests.

Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade

Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade

On the occasion of the church slava, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade on 14 October 2017.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by local priests. The triumphant Liturgy was attended by representatives of the Roman Catholic Church of Saint Antun, Vicar of the convent father Leopold and fra Ilija – parish priest and a dean as wellas by representatives of the Municipality of Zvezdara – president Mr. Milos Ignjatovic and Secretary of the Municipality Assembly Mr. Slavko Babic.

Patriarch serves in Saint Basil of Ostrog church

Patriarch serves in Saint Basil of Ostrog church
Patriarch serves in Saint Basil of Ostrog church
Patriarch serves in Saint Basil of Ostrog church
Patriarch serves in Saint Basil of Ostrog church

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch serves the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Basil of Ostrog on Bezanijska Kosa on 15 October 2017.

Antiochian Metropolitans received in audience by the Serbian Patriarch

Antiochian Metropolitans received in audience by the Serbian Patriarch
Antiochian Metropolitans received in audience by the Serbian Patriarch
Antiochian Metropolitans received in audience by the Serbian Patriarch
Antiochian Metropolitans received in audience by the Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church Irinej received Their Eminences Metropolitans of the ancient Antiochian Patriarchate Basil (Mansura) of Arkad, Savva (Ispera) of Huran and Isak (Barakata) of Germany and Central Europe, accompanied by Archpriest Prokopy. The audience took place in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on October 10, 2017.

Their Eminences Metropolitans expressed deep gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for a fraternal reception during which they indicated that the end of the war conflicts in which many Christians and Muslims were killed in the Arab Republic of Syria is approaching.