Serbian Orthodox Church
His Holiness Irinej arrived tonight in the Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Hrizostom.
The solemn welcome of Serbian Patriarch Irinej were attended by President of the National Assembly Mr.Igor Radojcic, Director of the Secretariate of Religion of the Government of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Jovo Turanjanin, as well as Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem and Lukijan of Osek-Polje. The Serbian Patriarch was welcomed by host Bishop Hrizostom of Bihac-Petrovac, the head of the Municipality of Bosanski Petrovac Mr. Narmin Hajder, President of the Government of the Canton of Una- Sana Mr. Hamdija Lipovaca, head of the municipality of Drinic Mr. Dejan Prosic, and many believers from Petrovac and other towns.
At the monastery of Saint Demetrius in Divljani near ancient Remesiana, Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis served the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of priests of the monastery hieromonk Seraphim and presbyters Ivana Cvetkovica and Miroslava Bosnjaka.
Residents of the Belgrade suburb of Veliki Mokri Lug have celebrated today the slava of their church - Holy Martyr Kyriaki. On behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana.
Former students of the Seminary of Holy Three Hierarchs - generation of 1977-82, celebrated on Jyly 17-18, 2012 thirtieth anniversary since the graduation at Krka monastery. The reunion was attended by His Grace Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia. On July 18 former professor protopresbyter-staurophor Mihailo Marijanac served the Divine Liturgy. After the Liturgy the memorial servise was served for the late professors and students of the Seminary. The guests organized an excursion to the National Park "Krka" and got to know with beauties of the lower flow of the Krka river. In late afternoon hours they visited the Krupa monastery.
His Grace, Bishop Maxim led the parish of St. Peter the Apostle in Fresno, California in the celebration of their slava, on Sunday, July 15, 2012. Serving at the Hierarchical Liturgy were host priest Protopresbyter Stavrophor George Gligic and the Diocesan Chancellor Hieromonk Jovan Babic. Prior to the start of the Liturgy Bishop Maxim tonsured as Readers parishioners John Davis and Joseph Wesseler. At the end of the Liturgy the traditional Litya procession around the church was held followed by the blessing of the Feast Day bread and wheat.