The Orthodox Church celebrates today the Saint Prophet Micah. At the chapel of St Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher of the Patriarchate court His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral served the Holy Hierarhcal Liturgy with the concelebration of four priests and five deacons.
After the Holy Liturgy His Eminence Metropolitan together with His Grace Georgije of Canada, serving priesthood and deacons, visited and administered the Sacrament to His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade. On this occasion His Grace Georgije of Canada conveyed the greetings of Canadian Serbs to His Holiness, and His Holiness thanked for greetings and blessed Serbs abroad.
Today on a holiday of Deposition of the Mantle of the Mother of God, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate chapel in Belgrade.
After the Holy Liturgy, Metropolitan together with Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, visited and administered the sacrament to His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade.
His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia celebrated in joy one of the greatest feast days, Resurrection of Our Lord, at the Military Medical Academy along with His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno and guests.
After having blessed all the present, and especially children, His Holiness wished them to celebrate a holiday of Resurrection of Christ in health and spiritual pleasure. By sending prayers to the Lord for entire progress of the Serbian people. Patriarch Pavle of Serbia greeted them with joyous Christian salute: Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!
Head of the Russian Orthodox Church extends his congratulations to Patriarch Pavle on Patron saint`s day13. April 2009 - 21:03
His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia in an epistle to Archbishop Pavle of Pec , Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovac and Patriarch of Serbia extended his congratulations on Patron Saint`s Day - Lazarus Saturday.
Your Holiness, the beloved in the Lord Brother and Concelebrant!
With sincere brotherly sentiments I express warmest congratulations on Patron Saint`s Day. I pray continually to God for sustaining bodily and psychological strength of Your Holiness, on this day of victory of resurrection and life and I want You joy in Our Lord Jesus Christ and His unlimited help to You and the whole God-loving Serbian church.
With brotherly love in the Lord
+KYRILL, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
His Eminence Archbishop Amfilohije of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral has served today on the holiday of Lazarus Saturday Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at a new-established side chapel at the MMA in Belgrade which is dedicated to St. Luke Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea, the saint, surgeon, painter and hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church of the 20th century. His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia also took part in the liturgy, who celebrated by praying his family patron saint.
Archbishop Marko of Berlin and All Germany, accompanied by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the vicar of Patriarch, visited today His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade.
In a cordial and warm conversation, Archbishop Marko thanked Patriarch Pavle for care and prayers to God Almighty for the unification of the Russian Orthodox Church.