Saint Dositej the Confessor celebrated
Saint Dositej the Confessor of Zagreb was celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy which was served by Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb and Ljubljana, Bishop Demetrius of Saphit, Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia and Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac at the chapel of Saint Sava at the Spiritual centre within the monastery of Saint Petka in Zagreb.
The Bishops were concelebrated by rector of the Seminary of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Nis protopresbyter-stavrophor Milutin Timotijevic, protopresbyter-stavrophor Isa Kidis, protopresbyter-stavrophor Marko Nogic, hieromonk Naum and deacons Zoran Radic and Branimir Jokic. Students of the grammar school "Kantakuzina Katarina Brankovic", believers from the Parish of Zagreb and Orthodox Russians from Zagreb and other places fulfilled the church. Representatives of the Council of the Serbian national minority, led by president of the Council Aleksandra milosevic were also present, as well as Mrs. Bosa Prodanovic, charge d'affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia and Consul Zoran Vasiljevic. were also present and MethodiusСаслуживали су ректор Богословије.
During the Liturgy Metropolitan Jovan presented the order of Kantakuzina Brankovic to Their Graces Bishops Demetrius of Saphit, Fotije of Dalmatia and Gerasim of Gornji Karlovci, protoprebyters-stavrophors Milutin Timotijevic and Isi Kidis, as well as deacon Randjel Stosic.
The celebration of Saint Dositej was continuded with the concert in a solemn hall of the Spiritual centre with the various choirs who were performing. Among present invitees there was also Russian Ambassador in Zagreb Dr. Robert Makarjan, deputies of the Croatian Parliament Professor Dr. Milorad Pupovac and Mr. Veljko Kajtazij and Mr. Aleksandar Tolnauer, the president of the Council for national minorities.
Source: Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana