His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited Serbian Orthodox monastery of the Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos in New Carlisle, Indiana
His Holiness, accompanied by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, presbyter Vladimir Vranic and deacon Aleksandar Vujkovic, arrived in the monastery on the eve of the feast day of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist when he served the vigil service with local priesthood. Next morning, on the feast day of the Beheading, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. His Grace Bishop Longin attended the Liturgy. Sisterhood of this monastery warmly welcomed the Patriarch and showed on this occasion their generosity.
On Saturday, 7 September 2013, participants of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) visited sights of Novi Sad. On Monday, 9 September guests attended the vigil service at the Cathedral church in Novi Sad
Following the visit to the sinagogue and informing about a life of the jewish community in Novi Sad, our eminent guests also visited the Museum of Vojvodina where they heard a little about the history of our people in this region. After that they went to the reception at the Roman Catholic church in the downtown, where they were welcomed by father Robert, parish priest of the church of the Name of Maria. Following the visit, the representatives of the Anglican Church served the Holy Liturgy at the Slovak Evangelical Church in Novi Sad.
On the occasion of 75th birthday of Archbishop of Tokyo and Metropolitan of Japan Daniel, which falls on September 5th, with the blessing of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church with head of the Novospasky stavropegial monastery Bishop Sava of Voskresensk, Vicar of Moscow Diocese, arrived on September 7th in Tokyo.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Stavropegial monastery of Saint Sava in Libertyville on Sunday, 8 September 2013
Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of East America with local priests. The choir of the Faculty of Orhodox Theology at this monastery sang responses. Following the Divine Liturgy Bishop Mitrophan, dean of this faculty, served the Invocation of the Holy Spirit. Members of the Women's charitable society Saint Anastasia prepared an agape lunch.
Consecration of the new Serbian school and other objects of the Church-school congregation of Saint Demetrius in Windsor
On Sunday 8 September 2013 at the church of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius in Windsor was very solemn. On that day His Grace Bishop Georgije of Canada came for a visit. His Grace along with competent priest protopresbyter Jovica Cetkovic and deacon Stefan Ikonomovski celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. The occasion of this liturgical gathering was a completition of the works on the restoration of the church offices and the church coutyard. Thus the Bishop consecrated the restored and newly built objects.