This year Serbian Month is beginning on the 14th January 2017 in Norwich with the Paul Cross Memorial Concert by soprano Radoslava Vorgic and pianist Julija Bal, an annual event promoting the friendship between the twinned towns of Norwich and Novi Sad. 36 events are continuing until 5th March in London, Reading, York, Oxford, Birmingham, Halifax, Maidenhead and Tunbridge Wells. Full programme is available HERE.
Sermon preached for the 100th anniversary of St. Vitus' Day celebration at St. Paul's Cathedral (Marking British–Serbian friendship and alliance in the Great War) on Friday 14 October 2016 by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Sir Irinej
Most Reverend and Right Honourable Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Right Reverend Lord Bishops, reverend fathers and venerable servants of our Lord Jesus Christ, your excellencies, highly esteemed and very dear brothers and sisters, Friends! In the name of trice Holy God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, let me offer our traditional greeting: Christ is in our midst!
An opera dinner took place at Warren House, Kingston, London, on Saturday 15th October to raise funds for the charity Hospices of Hope for their campaign to establish the first in-patient hospice in Belgrade, Serbia.
His Holiness, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and the delegation of Serbian Orthodox Church arrived today, 12th October 2016, in London on a scheduled Air Serbia flight.
Patriarch Irinej arrived here at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, so as to commemorate the centenary of the memorable Vidovdan speech made by St Nikolaj in St. Paul's Cathedral exactly one hundred years ago, during the difficult years of the First World War.