Serbian Orthodox Church

Festive academy on the occasion of Two Centuries of the small Cathedral church in Nis

Festive academy on the occasion of Two Centuries of the small Cathedral church in Nis
Festive academy on the occasion of Two Centuries of the small Cathedral church in Nis
Festive academy on the occasion of Two Centuries of the small Cathedral church in Nis
Festive academy on the occasion of Two Centuries of the small Cathedral church in Nis

With an evening service at the Cathedral Church dedicated to the Assembly of Holy Archangels in Nis and a solemn academy in the Saint Sava House,  the central celebration of 200 years since the construction of this beloved church in Nis was marked on November 16, 2019.

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Nis, Vesper Service was officiated by His Grace Bishop David of Krusevac, followed by a solemn academy in the Saint Sava’s House in honor of the Jubilee. After the anthem O, God of Justice, performed by the Nis Church Choral Society Branko, directed by Mrs. Sara Cincarevic, a documentary about a small Cathedral church was screened, the script of which was written by Deacon Dalibor Midic and Mrs. Marina Milutinovic.

Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad celebrated

Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad celebrated
Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad celebrated
Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad celebrated
Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad celebrated

Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad – The restoration of the church of Saint George the Great Martyr was marked with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and a solemn academy.

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with concelebration of His Grace Bishop Isihije of Mohacs and the clergy of the Diocese of Backa in the church of Saint George in Novi Sad on 3/16 November 2019. The Liturgy was attended by Mr. Milos Vucevic, Mayor of Novi Sad; Mr. Miroslav Ilic, Assistant to Provincial Secretary of Culture, Public Information and Relations with Religious Communities; Professor Dr. Dragan Stanic, President of the Matica Srpska; Mr. Selimir Radulovic, Head of the Library of the Matica Srpska; Dr. Radivoje Stojkovic, Principal of the Grammar School Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj; Mr. Zoran Vapa, Director of the Provincial Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments; Mr. Petar Djurdjev, Director of the History Archives of the City of Novi Sad and by many other representatives of the public and cultural life of Novi Sad.

Prayerful gathering at the Serbian military cemetery in Szeged

Prayerful gathering at the Serbian military cemetery in Szeged
Prayerful gathering at the Serbian military cemetery in Szeged
Prayerful gathering at the Serbian military cemetery in Szeged
Prayerful gathering at the Serbian military cemetery in Szeged

His Grace Bishop Lukijan of Budim served on 17 November 2019 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Nicholas in Szeged, Hungary.

The Bishop was concelebrated by local priests. The Holy Liturgy was prayerfully attended by Colonel Rasa Lazovic, envoy of the Defense of the Republic of Serbia in Budapest; Representative of the Embassy of Serbia to Hungary Mr. Aleksandar Loncarevic; president of the Self-government of Serbs in Hungary Mrs. Vera Pejic Sutor; Serbian member of the Hungarian Parliament Mr. Ljubomir Aleksov as well as by some faithful from Szeged and surroundings.

A festive academy in honor of the Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad, St. George

A festive academy in honor of the Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad, St. George
A festive academy in honor of the Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad, St. George
A festive academy in honor of the Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad, St. George
A festive academy in honor of the Patron Saint-day of Novi Sad, St. George

On the eve of the celebration of the Restoration of the Temple of St. George the Great Martyr, on November 15, 2019, a solemn academy under the auspices of the Church Community of Novi Sad was held at the Youth Theater.

A huge public were greeted and blessed by His Grace Irinej, Bishop of Backa. The Academy was attended by Bishop Isihije of Mohacs, clergy of the Diocese of Backa; Mr. Milos Vucevic, Mayor of Novi Sad; representatives of the First Brigade of the Serbian Armed Forces and the faithful people of Novi Sad. Dr. Milan Bandobranski delivered a festive address.<--break->

Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
Serbian Patriarch receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Nikos Dendias, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Greece at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 14 November 2019.

The audience was attended by Secretary-General of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Greece Mr. Temistocle Demiris, Ambassador of the Republic of Greece to Belgrade Mr. Giorgos Diakofotakis, as well as Head of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.