Patriarch IRINEJ meets with Boris Vukobrat

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch received today, on June 21,2010 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Boris Vukobrat, the president and the founder of the Peace and Crises Management Foundation, with a delegation.

Serbian Patriarch IRINEJ visits Kragujevac

On Sunday, on June 20,2010, His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch visited Kragujevac, after returning from Kosovo and Metohija. The faithful people and priesthood of the Hierarchal governorship of Kragujevac and Lepenica with His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija welcomed His Holiness cordially.

Patriarch IRINEJ continues his visit to Northern Kosovo, Metropolitan Amfilohije served in Ranilug and visits Kosovo Pomoravlje

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch served this morning Holy Liturgy in the monastery of Devic with the concelebration of Vicar Bishop Teodosije and priests of Mitrovac governorship. After Devic, Patriarch IRINEJ visited along with Bishop Teodosije monasteries of Sokolica and Banjska in Northern Kosovo and continued the journey towards Belgrade, and so his two-day visit to Kosovo and Metohija was completed.

His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije served this morning the Holy Liturgy in the village of Ranilug in Kosovo Pomoravlje with the concelebration of 14 priests. In the Liturgy 200 people participated and many children partook the holy bread.

Formal end of the school year for Orthodox catechists in Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac

With the liturgical gathering in the church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Bezanija the school year of 2009/10 was prayerfully finished. The catechists of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac, led by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the president of the Committee for the religious education and other members of this church body which follows and supports  religious education in the state schools on the territory of the city of Belgrade, and in this way they thanked the God prayerfully for the successful work with children during the past year. 

Serbian Patriarch IRINEJ serves Holy Liturgy in Patriarchate of Pec, visits Visoky Decani Monastery

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch has served this morning Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Pec Patriarchate monastery with the concelebration of Vicar Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan and five priests. During the Holy Liturgy heugomene Fevronija with sisters and twenty believers from near-by returnee villages also participated. Patriarch IRINEJ held an inspired sermon to the believers.

Serbian Patriarch IRINEJ visits Kosovo and Metohija

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch have visited Kosovo and Metohija for the first time since his ethronement as Patriarch of the SOC. Patriarch IRINEJ arrived in the Patriarchate of Pec monastery in early afternoon accompanied by Vicar Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan, Ministers in the Government of Serbia: Goran Bogdanovic (Minister for Kosovo and Metohija) and Prof. Dr. Bogoljub Sijakovic (Minister of Faith) as well as Mr. Mladjan Djordjevic, adviser to the President of the Republic. Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral arrived soon in the Patriarchate of Pec, who served this morning Holy Liturgy in the Crna Reka monastery on the occasion of the feast day of St. Peter of Korisha, as well as Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, who are also the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops.