On the feast day of the Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos on January 8, 2010 His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Niksic Niksic served with the priesthood the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery near Berane.After the end of the liturgy, Bishop gave a sermon to the gathered people, where he especially referred to the graceful gifts that we received from our intercessor before the Lord The Most Holy Virgin Mary.
Source: Diocese of Budimlje and Niksic
On the occasion of the feast day of the Holy Archdeacon and Protomartyr Stephen, Patron Saint's Day of the Republic of Srpska, His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Savior in Banja Luka.
President of Serbia Boris Tadic spent Christmas in Kosovo and Metohia. Tadic said from Decani Monastery that today is the holiday of peace and it always provides an opportunity to send a message of reconciliation.
Tadic today after the Christmas liturgy said that in Kosovo above all, it is necessary for people to reconcile among themselves and within their families, but also for the nations to reconcile, to find a solution for troubles and problems which derive from the past.
Today in all churches of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac, and in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Homeland and the diaspora, the most joyous holiday the Birth of the Divine Child Jesus was formally celebrated.
Christmas Eve in the Serbian capital was officially celebrated at the plateau in front of the St. Sava Memorial Cathedral in Vracar. Following holidays's vigil service served by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the Yule log was placed on the fire at the plateau, where lots of pious people were present.