Listen to Services: St. George  Serbian Orthodox Church Carmichaels, Pennsylvania

Listen to Services: St. George Serbian Orthodox Church Carmichaels, Pennsylvania

Are you looking for a Church Community? We would be very happy to have you join us at  St. George  Serbian Orthodox Church and Follow Along by Listening.    The records indicate construction of this parish began on the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels in May 1952. Father Sava Gnjatovich...

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Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, Serbian Monastery

Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, Serbian Monastery

The following excerpt is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries, by Alexei Krindatch and is now available through Holy Cross Bookstore. New Gracanica Monastery, Third Lake, Illinois (Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA) By Alexei Krindatch New Gracanica Monastery Third Lake, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb, is home to...

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Dialogue, Protection and New American Bishop

Dialogue, Protection and New American Bishop

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines the week of September 30th, 2016 Catholics and Orthodox seek consensus over synodality document Muslims have moral obligation...

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Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Irinej

Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Irinej

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia are expected to be present at the Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Eastern American Diocese by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwest America, the senior Serbian Orthodox hierarch in North America. Bishop...

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Serbs Are Blocked from Pilgrimage to Mother of God Hodigetria

Serbs Are Blocked from Pilgrimage to Mother of God Hodigetria

29. August 2016 On 28 August 2016, according to news agencies, the Albanians, mostly residents of Musutiste, blocked the road that leads to a ruined church of the Mother of God Hodigetria, on which foundations the displaced Serbs wanted to attend the Liturgy on the occasion of the feast day...

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Faithful shot at while preparing for annual pilgrimage

Faithful shot at while preparing for annual pilgrimage

In a press release on July 23, 2016, from the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija  it has been reported that a group of 20 Serbian faithful were shot at from one of the neighboring houses. They were cleaning the site in preparation for their annual pilgrimage at the ruins...

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The Healing: Isceljenje

The Healing: Isceljenje

‘The Healing: Isceljenje’ (2014) is a Serbian film by Ivan Jović that tells the story of an Orthodox monk grappling with the aftereffects of war in his homeland. Carrying this pain in his heart, the monk finds his way to a secluded hermitage in the wilderness, where he encounters a...

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40:Love for God

40:Love for God

After 5 hours and 53 minutes of grueling tennis, a man stops, smiles, and then crosses himself in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. He does so to thank the One who is responsible for getting him from the war-torn land of Kosovo to the...

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Understanding Struggle

Understanding Struggle

Editor’s Note: This article was originally written as an entry for the 2014 St. Nikolaj Velimirovich Oratorical Festival. Your Eminences, Your Graces, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I stand here before you to share my understanding of struggle as an Orthodox Christian. So what does...

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Gulf Times: Serbian Shrines in Kosovo Surrounded by Hostility

Gulf Times: Serbian Shrines in Kosovo Surrounded by Hostility

By Thomas Brey The magnificent patriarchate of the Serbian Orthodox Church near Pec, in western Kosovo, is home today to just 20 or so nuns, 15 of them elderly. At the nearby monastery of Decani, there are some 25 monks, most of them still in their prime. The places of...

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