After 40 years, the icon of the Pec Mother of God embraced the walls of the Patriarchate

On the fourth Sunday of Lent, when the Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church prayerfully remembers Venerable Father John Climacus of Sinai, a festive Liturgy was officiated in the ancient Serbian srauropegial Laura of the Patriarchate of Pec.

Diocese of Backa helps the faithful during the state of emergency

The Diocese of Backa invites all the faithful to get in touch with their parish priests by telephone for advice and spiritual care as well as to help all those who are alone and unable to take care of themselves and meet with  their basic needs during these difficult days.

An Annunciation action of the Orthodox Church Charity

At the beginning of the Sixth week of Lent, on the eve of the Feast of the Annunciation, the Serbian Orthodox Church Charity organized another charitable action within a series of actions to support the users of the Church Soup Kitchen.

Since the start of emergency, about two thousand users of the Church Soup Kitchen have been receiving packages of food, canned food and personal hygiene products, submitted to them every Monday. Young Serbian Orthodox Church Charity volunteers packed up packages that were divided into five points of the Church soup kitchen. In addition, drivers drove packages throughout the week to all those who were prevented from coming for them, i. e. the elderly, the sick and all the families with many kids  supported by the Charity with a modest assistance.

Directives on Implementing the 03.28.20 Communique

To our Most Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful
of the God-protected Diocese of Eastern America of the Serbian Orthodox Church

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the basis of its official Act No. 254/1 of March 28, 2020, has issued a formal Communiqué (attached), which clearly and unambiguously states that all divine services in churches and in the open air are to be celebrated without the presence of faithful. Though this directive is put forth at the urging of the Government of Serbia, the same has already been in effect in many states in our Diocese and in the United States of America, as well as most locations throughout the world.

Metropolitanate of Montenegro-Coastland supports hospitals to combat pandemics

A financial support has been donated for technical equipment necessary for functioning of health care institutions, so that Montenegro can better deal with the situation caused by the present pandemics.

More precisely, funds were paid for seven monitors and syringe pumps for the hospitals in Cetinje and Niksic respectively, and the other ones for the Clinical Center in Podgorica.