Bishop Irinej consecrates the cross for the church of St. Peter of Cetinje in Lovcenac

In the evening of the feast day of St. Elijah the Prophet, on Sunday, July 19/ August 1 of this year, His Grace Dr. Irinej, the orthodox Bishop of Backa, consecrated the cross for the church of St. Peter of Cetinje the Wonderworker in Lovcenac.

Patriarch IRINEJ serves in the church of St. Marco

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch on the feast day of Saint Despot Stephen Lazarevic and his mother Saint Eugenia served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Marco in Belgrade with the concelebration of priests and deacons of this holy temple.

Patron Saint's Day of the Church of St. Elijah the Prophet in Mirijevo

The church of St. Elijah the Prophet in Mirijevo was built in 1834 with the material taken from ruins of the Slanci monastery and belongs to the oldest churches of Belgrade. It celebrated for the 176th time its Patron Saint's Day. On this occasion in  the full church and its courtyard, on behalf of His Holiness, IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch with the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.

Reception in the Serbian Patriarchate - July 31, 2010

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch received on July 31, 2010 in an official visit His Excellency Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Greece Dimitris Drutsas with a delegation.

The meeting was attended by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

During the meeting they exchanged the information and positions regarding the situation in Kosovo and Metohija after the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice in the Hague.

Patriarch IRINEJ serves Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchate chapel

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch served today, on the feast day of Saint Great Martyr Marina, the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of St. Symeon the Myrrh-Gusher in the Serbian Patriarchate. Patriarch was concelebrated by protoprosbyter-staurophor Bozidar Bakajlic, presbyter Miroslav Colakovic, protodeacon Stevan Rapajic and deacon Dragan S. Tanasijevic.

Bishop Agapit of Stuttgart Officiates at Feast-Day Celebrations at Sydney’s SS Peter and Paul Cathedral

Services were conducted in the Cathedral of SS Peter and Paul in Sydney, Australia, by two bishops on the weekend of July 10, 2010: His Grace Bishop Agapit of Stuttgart and His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church. They were joined by the Senior Priest of the Cathedral, Protopriest George Lapardin and other priests.

Reception in Serbian Patriarchate – July 27, 2010

His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno received today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade representatives of the Orthodox grammar school near the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius near Moscow. This school besides the standard education has a wide range of humanitarian activities, so the members of the delegation asked His Grace Bishop Atanasije, as the vicar of His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch, for His blessing and spiritual and prayerful support so they could even more succesfully continue their mission.