Interreligious Conference in Pec

Interreligious Conference in Pec
Interreligious Conference in Pec
Interreligious Conference in Pec
Interreligious Conference in Pec

With the blessing of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church Their Graces Bishops Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop to the Serbian Patriarch, participated from May 24-26 2013 in the work of the interreligious conference in Pec. This international conference that summoned more than 150 eminent officials from the region and the world, was held under auspices of the embassies of Great Britain and Norway in Pristina, the Tony Blair Foundation with the support of local institutions.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery

 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery
 Serbian Patriarch Irinej meets with Hegoumen of Hilandar Monastery

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the Most Venerable Archimandrite Metodije, abbot of the Hilandar monastery, accompanied by monk Nikanor and Mr. Milivoje Randzic, director of the Holy Monastery of Hilandar Foundation, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 27 May 2013. The Hilandar abbot also met with many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church gathered at the session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops at the Serbian Patriarchate.

Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren

Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren
Slava of Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Prizren

In Prizren on 24 May 2013 the Slava of the Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius was solemnly celebrated.

His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar Bishop to the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated Hierarchal Divine Liturgy, while  His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and fourteen priests concelebrated. Professors and students of the Seminary, as well as a group of theologians from the Orthodox Church from Albania, sang responses.

State Funeral at Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac

State Funeral at Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac
State Funeral at Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac
State Funeral at Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac
State Funeral at Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac

Patriarch Irinej: Today, when final wish of His Majesty King Peter I has been fulfilled, that his descendents live in their country with their people, and to be buried at St. George Church in Oplenac, we truly believe that souls of Karadjordje, Prince Alexander, King Peter I and King Alexander I rejoyce today. Crown Prince Alexander II: This is not only a historic moment for Royal Family, but also for the whole Serbian nation and the State of Serbia. Prime Minister Ivica Dacic: There are many ideologies, but there is just one Serbia. President Tomislav Nikolic: We cannot have luxury of divisions and injustice any more.

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of Saint George in Oplenac on the occasion of the state funeral of the remains of King Peter, Queen Maria, Queen Alexandra and Prince Andrej on 26 May 2013. 

Rest with your ancestors and among your people

Rest with your ancestors and among your people
Rest with your ancestors and among your people
Rest with your ancestors and among your people
Rest with your ancestors and among your people

Royal Family and Citizens of Serbia escort King Peter II, Queen Alexandra, Queen Maria and Prince Andrej from Belgrade to Oplenac

 His Grace Bishop Lukijan of Budim held the Divine Liturgy and the memorial service. After the service, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia made an address, and said that by this the great injustice has been justified, and that Their Majesties King Peter II, Queen Alexandra and Queen Maria and His Royal Highness  Prince Andrej will finally be put to rest with their great ancestors, beside the Great Karadjordje, and among their Serbian people.