Church dedication feast of the Monastery of Dragovic

His Grace Bishop Nikodim of Dalmatia celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Dragovic Monastery on September 20, 2020.

Within the last week before the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the faithful traditionally gathered with their Bishop to celebrate together the church dedication feast. "Today we have gathered to celebrate the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, as we have been gathering here for decades and as our glorious ancestors gathered. I am glad to see, brothers and sisters, that you foster the faith to come and pray to the Lord, despite all the troubles and this disease that has befallen the whole world. "Through this prayer of ours today, we have given our small contribution in order to participate in the House of Salvation and to try together to gain the Kingdom of Heaven," said Bishop Nikodim.

Dedication feast of the church in Glina, Croatia

Dedication feast of the church in Glina, Croatia
Dedication feast of the church in Glina, Croatia
Dedication feast of the church in Glina, Croatia
Dedication feast of the church in Glina, Croatia

On the occasion of the dedication feast of the church, His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji  Karlovac, presided over the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Glina, on September 21, 2020.

Dedication day of the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Zemun

On September 21, 2020, on the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Church of the Mother of God in Zemun, which celebrated its Patron Saint-day and the 240th anniversary of the consecration.

Archimandrite Methodius, abbot of the Chilandar monastery; Archimandrite Nectarije, co-brother of Chilandar; Archpriest Vitaly Tarasyev - head of the Moscow Patriarchate Representation in Belgrade and the local clergy concelebrated to the Patriarch.

Convocation of the Circle of Serbian Sisters of the Republika Srpska

With the Archhierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Paraskeve in Ugljevik, officiated by His Grace Fotije, Bishop of Zvornik-Tuzla, the 11th Convocation of the Circle of Serbian Sisters of the Republic Srpska  began under the sponsorship of the President of the Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic.

“Active members of the Circle of Serbian Sisters observe the Serbian national and spiritual tradition. Church community and parish circles undertake missionary and humanitarian activities, that have a national and heroic dimension among Serbs. The members of the Circle of Serbian Sisters follow the path of myrrh-bearing women from the Gospel who served the Lord Jesus Christ and His disciples during the preaching of the Holy Gospel,” said His Grace Bishop Fotije, who was awarded a bishop’s encolpion and a charter of appreciation from the Circle of Serbian Sisters "St. Mary Magdalene" from Ugljevik.

Patron Saint of the Diocese of Backa celebrated in Sombor

Bishop Irinej: Only in the community of love is there true life.

The patron saint of the Diocese of Backa - the Miracle of the Holy Archangel Michael in Chona, was celebrated on September 19, 2020 in Sombor. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church-yard of the Church of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist was officiated by His Grace  Bishop Irinej of Backa and His Grace Vicar Bishop Isihije of Mohács, clergy and monks of the Diocese of Backa.