Patriarch IRINEJ formally welcomed in Gracanica monastery

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch came today to Kosovo and Metohija in order to participate in tomorrow's celebration of Saint Vitus' Day along with other bishops, priests, monks and the faithful people. Patriarch IRINEJ arrived to the Gracanica monastery at 4pm accompanied by Bishop Teodosije. His Holiness was welcomed by Locum Tenens of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren Metropolitan Amfilohije along with Bishop Atanasije, priests, monks, nuns and believers. 

Tomorrow, on St. Vitus' Day at 8am in the morning his Holiness will serve the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Gracanica monastery with the concelebration of Metropolitan Amfilohije, as well as other Bishops and priests of the SOC. After the Liturgy, all the present will go to Gazimestan, where a memorial service traditionally is served to the suffered heroes of Kosovo.