We have an exquisite joy and a great pleasure to inform the public that Bishop Dr. Ignatije of Branicevo will be a guest speaker at this year's fraternal meeting and confession of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, which will be held in Melbourne from 26 to 29 March 2014.
On the occasion of the national holiday – the Liberation Day of the Greeks from Turkish rule and the Liberation uprisings from 1821, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej served on 23 March 2014 the Divine Liturgy with Thanksgiving at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 18 & 19, 2014 His Grace, Bishop Maxim and the Clergy of the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America gathered at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in San Gabriel, California for the Annual Lenten Clergy Confession & Retreat.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Tomislav Jovanovic, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development at the Serbian Patriarchate today, on 18 March 2014.
The same day Serbian Patriarch Irinej recieved Mr. Milovan Bjelica, president of the Municipality of Sokolac with associates.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, attended the Academy on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the suffering of the Serbian people in the March Pogrom in Kosovo and Metohija at the National Theatre in Belgrade yesterday.
His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana accompanied His Holiness.
Marking of the 10th anniversary of the March Pogrom began with the memorial service which was served by His Grace Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina yesterday, on 17 March 2014.
After the memorial service for the Pogrom victims Bishop Teodosije also reminded of the suffered Orthodox churches, Serbian homes and the expulsion of more than 4000 Serbs from Kosovo and Metohija.