His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today in the Serbian Patriarchate His Excellency Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Ambassaodr of the Kingdom of Norway in Belgrade.
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served last night at 11,30 pm an act of thanksgiving at the beginning of New Year in the Memorial Cathedral of St. Sava on Vracar in a presence of many pious people who fulfilled the Cathedral and the Vracar plateau. The traditional fireworks marked the beginning of New Year 2011.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on the feast day of St. Basil the Great, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church. After the public prayer meeting for a successful and blessed New Year 2011, His Holiness cut the slava cake of the First Belgrade Singing Society which will held tonight at 8 pm a traditional New Year's concert at the National Theatre.
Mr. Bozidar Djelic, vice president of the Serbian Government in charge for European integrations, was present at Christmas Liturgy in St. George church in Prizren.MInister Djelic said after the Liturgy that he was delighted that Bishop was coming back to the Bishop's palace and that in Prizren the Orthodoxy and Serbianship will live. He said that the Government will support opening the Prizren Seminary again here.