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.

Celebration of Saint Archangels Monastery in Kovilj

The family of the Saint Archangels Monastery in Kovilj celebrated on Monday, July 26, 2010 the feast day of its church, the Synaxis of Saint Gabriel the Archangel. The Holy Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Dr. Irinej of Backa, with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop Dr. Porfirije of Jegar, priests and faithful people.

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Feast Day of St. Gabriel the Archangel in Belgrade

Monastery of St. Gabriel the Archangel in Zemun was small to gather lots of faithful people that came to prayefully celebrate the protector of this holy family. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served, on behalf and with the blessing of His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno with the concelebration of ten priests and five deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.

After Divine Liturgy the first session of the Diocesan Council has been held in Prizren since 1999

Locum Tenens of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija Metropolitan Amfilohije today served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church St. Great Martyr George in Prizren with the concelebration of Vicar Bishop Teodosije and eighteen priests. During the Divine Liturgy a first ordination has been held since 1999. Deacon Jovica Vlaskovic from Zubin Potok was ordained a presbyter and was appointed as a parish priest of the restored parish of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles in Istok. In the Divine Liturgy besides priests and few monks also forty believers participated.

Feast day of icon of Three-handed Theotokos in Belgrade

In a little church of St. Sava in Vracar, on July 25, 2010, a feast of the Wonder-working Icon of the Three-handed Theotokos was celebrated with the Divine Liturgy.