Patriarch Irinej of Serbia venerates shrines in Moscow

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia venerates shrines in Moscow
Patriarch Irinej of Serbia venerates shrines in Moscow
Patriarch Irinej of Serbia venerates shrines in Moscow
Patriarch Irinej of Serbia venerates shrines in Moscow

On July 17, 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, while on a peace visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, visited shrines and holy places in Moscow.

His delegation includes Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Seaside, Bishop Longin of Nova Gracanica, Central and Western America, Bishop Irinej of Backa, Bishop Feodosije of Raska-Prizren, Archimandrite Arsenije of Zica Monastery, Prof. Archpriest Radomir Popovic of the University of Belgrade Department of Theology, Archpriest Goiko Perovic, rector of St. Peter of Cetinje’s Seminary, Protodeacon Radomir Percevic of the Cathedral Church of St. Michael in Belgrade, and Deacon Alexander Sekulic, Cabinet of the Patriarch of Serbia.

Patriarch Irinej serves the rite of thanksgiving at Saint Daniel Monastery

Patriarch Irinej serves the rite of thanksgiving at Saint Daniel Monastery
Patriarch Irinej serves the rite of thanksgiving at Saint Daniel Monastery
Patriarch Irinej serves the rite of thanksgiving at Saint Daniel Monastery
Patriarch Irinej serves the rite of thanksgiving at Saint Daniel Monastery

Immediately after his arrival to Moscow, the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church Irinej visited the Patriarchal and Synodal residence at the Saint Daniel Monastery. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia cordially welcomed the high Serbian church delegation.

Afterwards Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the rite of thanksgiving at the church of Church of All Saints Who Shone forth in the Land of Russia during which Patriarch Kirill of Moscow was praying in the sacristy. The rite of thanksgiving was performed in attendance of the Director of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate (DECR)  Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Metropolitan Pavel of Ryazan and Michailov, Chairman of the Administrative Secretariat of the Moscow Patriarchate Bishop Sergius of Solnechnogorsk, dean of the Representation of the Serbian Patriarchate in Moscow Bishop Antonije of Moravica, Secretary of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia for the City of Moscow archpriest Vladimir Divakov, Deputy Director of the DECR archpriest Nikolay Balashov, Secretary of the DECR for inter-Orthodox relations archpriest Igor Jakimchuk, Assistant Director of the DECR protodeacon Vladimir Nazarkin as well as ambassador of Serbia to Moscow Mr. Slavenko Terzic.

Serbian church delegation arrives in Moscow

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, arrived on July 16th, 2013 for an irenic visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.

Patriarch Irinej visits the Moscow Patriarchate

Serbian Patriarch Irinej left with the Moscow-bound flight the Belgrade Airport „Nikola Tesla“ yesterday afternoon.

The delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church that accompanies the Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovac and Serbian Patriarch consists of: His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije (Radovic) of Montenegro and the Littoral, as well as Their Graces Bishops: Irinej (Bulovic) of Backa, Longin (Krco) of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, Teodosije (Sibalic) of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija, then dean of the Representation (Podvorje) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade archpriest Vitaly Tarasyev, arhimandrite Arsenije (Glavcic), protopresbyter-stavrophor Dr. Radomir Popovic, principal of the Cetinje Seminary protopresbyter-stavrophor Gojko Perovic, as well as protodeacon Radomir Percevic and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic. The member of the delegation is also Professor Vojislav Milovanovic, chief civil engineer of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava.

Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia

Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia
Slava of the Chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia

On the feast-day of Holy Unmercenary Healers Cosmas and Damian, the 14th July, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar Bishops to the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the chapel of the Clinical Center of Serbia in Belgrade.