Patriarch Irinej in Serbian monastery in New Carlisle
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited Serbian Orthodox monastery of the Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos in New Carlisle, Indiana
His Holiness, accompanied by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, presbyter Vladimir Vranic and deacon Aleksandar Vujkovic, arrived in the monastery on the eve of the feast day of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist when he served the vigil service with local priesthood. Next morning, on the feast day of the Beheading, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. His Grace Bishop Longin attended the Liturgy. Sisterhood of this monastery warmly welcomed the Patriarch and showed on this occasion their generosity.