Tag: church

  • Holy Protection

    At the end of 19th century, while taking a water from a fountain, little girl from Djunis village saw the Most Holy Theotokos who threw the stone and told her that the church should be built at the place where that stone had fallen, and that physically and mentally unhealthy people should find a cover and a protection there.

  • Easter service

    Orthodox Christians in Serbia mark Easter on May 5th this year. Many believers attend the service, served by Patriarch Irinej, at the Saint Sava temple in Belgrade. Belgrade, 05.05.2013.

  • Epiphany, by Marko Rupena

    Orthodox believers in Serbia celebrate Epiphany. The celebration starts with the morning liturgy and than priests and believers form a procession going to the river where the tournament starts in which competitors are swimming to retrieve a crosse under the water. Today liturgy was held in Ružica church and after that, competitors were swimming in […]

  • Christmas celebration, by Nemanja Jovanović and Marko Rupena

    Orthodox believers in Serbia celebrate Christmas on January 7, according the Julian calendar. The day before, on Christmas eve, they burn dried oak branches, as the Yule log symbol.

  • Ascension Day, by Marko Rupena and Nemanja Jovanović

    Orthodox believers are celebrating Ascension Day. This day is patron saint’s day of Belgrade. Celebrating begins with holy liturgy in the Church of the Ascension served by Patriarch Irinej and than the litany is formed and the procession goes through the city. Belgrade choose the feast of the Ascension of the Lord in memory of the year 1403 when […]