First year since election of Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated with a liturgical gathering


Today our Holy Church prayerfully marks a first year of the election and the enthronement of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.

In the Cathedral church of St. Michael the Archangel in Belgrade Serbian Patriarch Irinej served the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno and protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Lukic, the head of the Cathedral Church, Dr Dragana Protica, dean of the Seminary in Belgrade, Stojadin Pavlovic, director of OHB SOC, hierarchal deputies Branko Mitrovic, Dragomir Ubiparovic and Branko Topalovic, protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasjev, the head of the Podvorye of the Russian Church in Belgrade,presbyter Panayotis Karatasios, priest of the Greek Orthodox Church, presbyters Slavisa Popovic and Nebojsa Topolic, secretary of the Office of Serbian Patriarch,as well as protodeacon Radomir Percevic, Stevan Rapajic and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic. 

After the Divine Liturgy there was a reception in the Serbian Patriarchate for all priests that served, invitees and guests among which there were also members of the family of the Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic and basketball player Dejan Tomasevic.