St. Sava of Serbia

Below is taken from a homily delivered by His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose on the feastday of St. Sava the first archbishop of Serbia, which is commemorated today 14/27 January: “….our people have been celebrating the feast of Saint Sava for centuries, since he was our first archbishop, enlightener and teacher, since heContinue reading “St. Sava of Serbia”

Every river is the Jordan

Today, at the Theophany celebration in Belgrade, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej greeted all those gathered for the blessing of the waters with the Serbian festal greeting, “God has appeared. Indeed He has appeared.” “Today,” he continued, “every river is the Jordan. …. On this day He, who had thus been unknown to the world, revealedContinue reading “Every river is the Jordan”