Celebration of the feast day of St. Panteleon the Great Martyr in Diocese of Vranje
The Feast day of Saint Great Martyr Pantaleon was marked in the Diocese of Vranje with serving Divine Liturgy in severall churches devoted to St. Pantaleon in: Bujanovac, Donji Romanovac, Oblik, Bogosev and Belanovac.
On the Eve of the feast day, on August 8, 2011 a vesper service was servedm which was served by His Grace Bishop Pahomije of Vranje. This spiritual gahthering was enhanced by many monks from the Diocese of Vranje, archimandrite Luka - heugomen of the monastery of Dajbabe near Podgorica and protosyngellos Mardarije -heugomen of the monastery St, JOgn Chrysostom in Poganovo, near Pirot.
On the feast day of St. Great Martyr Pantaleon, on August 9, 2011, since there were so many believers, the Divine Liturgy was served in front of the church, in the court yard of the monastery.
Following the end of the Divine Liturgy,there was a procession around church. After the procession, Bishop Pantaleon cut the slava cake.
Source: Diocese of Vranje