Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Liturgy and a semi-annual panichida for Bishop Milutin in the Valjevo Cathedral

Prayers for the repose of soul of one of the most eminent hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Bishop Milutin of Valjevo, who lost his earthly life six months ago, was an occasion for a magnificent prayer gathering in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Valjevo.

The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the memorial panichida for Bishop Milutin of blessed memory were served by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, with assistance of the administrator of the Diocese of Valjevo, Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, Bishop Irinej of Backa, Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, Bishop Isihije of Mohács, monastics and clergy from several dioceses as well as of the Church Choir "Haji Ruvim".

Besides the relatives and friends of Bishop Milutin and many local faithful, representatives of state and local authorities, medical, educational and other public institutions and prominent businessmen from the Valjevo region took part in liturgical prayers.

His Excellency Valery Brilyov, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Serbia and on a non-residential basis in Northern Macedonia and Montenegro, and some diplomatic representatives of several countries in Belgrade, paid a prayerful tribute to this important event in the liturgical life of the Diocese of Valjevo.

Hierarchal Liturgy at Cafa Prijedolska

His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budva-Niksic consecrated a  parish home and celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in the mountainous Cafa Prijedolska. The event took place on September 29, 2020, on the occasion of the ninth anniversary of the consecration of that church,

During the Holy Liturgy, Holy Sacrament of a mass Baptism  was performed.

Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth

 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth
 Bishop Irinej celebrates the Elevation of the Cross in Elizabeth

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, on Sunday, September 27, 2020, celebrated the Great Feast of the Elevation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross in the Church of the Holy Ascension in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Concelebrating in the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, were Protopresbyter Aleksa Micich, Parish Administrator, and Protodeacon Milos Zdralic, Diocesan Financial Secretary.

Metropolitan Porfirije: Commemoration of the victims is also a warning

Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana Porfirije: - I am convinced that the victims of crimes are praying for us to ask forgiveness from each other and to forgive each other.

On Monday, September 28, 2020, in Varivode, where serious crime was committed 25 years ago and where, almost two months after the military operation “Storm”, nine mostly elderly residents of that village near Kistanje were killed, a memorial service and a commemoration were held. The requiem service for the victims was celebrated by
Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana and Bishop Nikodim of Dalmatia with the clergy.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Patron Saint-day of the Municipality of Zemun

On September 27, 2020, the City Municipality of Zemun marked its Patron Saint-day, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy, which was officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej in the Church of the Saint Nicholas of Myrra.

Archpriest staurophore Bozo Bakajlic, archpriest Drasko Tepavac, priests Vladimir Prazic and Andjelko Doder, archdeacon Stevan Rapajic, deacons Dragan Tanasijevic and Radomir Marinkovic concelebrated to the Patriarch. On that occasion, His Holiness the Patriarch ordained Mr. Vladimir Pekic a deacon.