- Eparchy of Banat
The Eparchy of Banat (Serbian: "Банатска епархија" or "Banatska eparhija") is an ecclesiastical territory or
eparchyof the Serbian Orthodox Churchin the Banatregion, Serbia. It is mostly situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, while the eparchy also include a small south-western part of Banat that belong to Belgrade. The seat of the eparchy is in Vršac.
Monasteries belonging to the eparchy
*Mesić monastery in
Vršacmunicipality. It was founded in the 15th century.
*Vojlovica monastery in
Pančevomunicipality. It was founded during the time of despot Stefan Lazarević(1374-1427).
*Holy Trinity monastery in
Kikinda. It was built in 1885-87 as a foundation of Melanija Nikolić-Gajčić.
*Saint Melanija monastery in
Zrenjanin. It was founded in 1935 by Banatian bishop dr. Georgije Letić.
*Bavanište monastery in
Kovinmunicipality. It was founded in the 15th century and was destroyed in 1716. It was rebuilt in 1858.
*Središte monastery in
*Hajdučica monastery in
Plandištemunicipality. It was founded in 1939.
Bishops of Vršac
Teodor Nestorović, leader of the Serb uprising in Banat in 1594.
*Teodosije, metropolitan (1672)
Josif Jovanović Šakabenta(1786-1805)
Petar Jovanović Vidak(1806-1818)
Bishops of Banat
Sava Vuković(1980-1985; administrator of the eparchy)
Nikanor Bogunović(2003 - present)
Serbian Orthodox Church
Religion in Serbia
Religion in Vojvodina
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