Patron Saint's day of St. Mark's church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on the day of celebration of Holy Evangelist and apostle Mark served the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade's church devoted to this apostle of God with the celebration of His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, fifteen priests and six deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.

Celebration of St. George's Day in Sombor

On the feast day of saint, celebrated Great martyr, Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George, the patron of the city of Sombor, on May 6, 2011, the Divine Liturgy was served in the church of St. George.

Patron Saint's day of members of Anti-terrorist unit in Lipovica

On May 7, 2011 the Patron's feast day of the St. George the Great Martyr was celebrated in the base of Anti-terrorist unit (PTJ) in Lipovica near Barajevo.   

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch thanks for Easter greetings

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch exchanged Easter greetings with all heads of Orthodox autocephaly and autonomous Churches, many archbishops, metropolitans and bishops.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej has received lots of greetings from higher and secondary education institutions of the Serbian Orthodox Church, administrations of monasteries and many believers in the country and from the diaspora.

Not being able to individually thank everyone, he does in this way, with best wishes for every good of all the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Church, by sending them a fatherly greeting and patriarchal blessing.

Delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac of the SOC on the Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem

On the Eve of the Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday May 1st, delegation of the Committee for Jasenovac which consisted of protosyngellos Mr Jovan Culibrk, coordinator of the Committee and monk Mr Pavle Kondic by special invitation participated the central ceremony in the Memorial institution Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. During the ceremony President of Israel Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave speeches, while the central part of the ceremony was lighting the six memorial torches in memory of six million killed Jews during the World War Two.  On behalf of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the ceremony Arcbishop Aristarch of Constantina, the Secretary General of the Holy Synod, participated, as well as the representatives of other Christian communities in the Holy Land.