Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at Monastery of St. Sava in Elaine
His Grace Bishop Irinej of Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand served the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava monastery, in Elaine on the feast day of St. Thomas the Apostle. The occasion for this visit was a celebration of baptismal name of His Beatitude Archimandrite Teodor (Bojovic), the abott of this monastery.
At the Divine Liturgy Bishop Irinej was concelebrated by His Beatitude Archimandrites Lazar (Caran) and Teodor (Bojovic), presbyter Mihailo Baloi as well as protodeacon Branko Vasilic.
During the Divine Liturgy the Bishop cut and blessed the slava cake and slava's symbols.
Following the Holy Liturgy there was a table of love prepared for the all. The Bishop addressed the all present, expressed his joy for the lots of the faithful gathered and congratulated the Abbot the slava wishing him many years to celebrate it and to faithfully serve the Lord and the Mother Church.
Source: Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand