Serbian Orthodox Church
On Wednesday, April 25, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia completed his seven day visit to the Diocese of Canada.
After the services in the Monastery of Holy Transfiguration, the seat of the Diocese of Canada,on Bright Friday, then in Hamilton, the oldest Serbian colony in Ontario and in the greatest Serbian church in Canada, in Mississauga, Serbian Patriarch visited on Monday, April 23, 2012 , the parishes in Waterloo and Kitchener.
In the courtyard of the Cathedral church of St. Great Martyr George in Krusevac, at 1 Dositejeva str. the construction of the Episcopal court is under construction. Since the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church passed the decision of the creation of the Diocese of Krusevac on November 18, 2010, the need for the construction of the Episcopal court emerged.
On Bright Saturday, on April 21, 2012, the restored church of St. Stephen the Hierodeacon was consecrated in Sidney's suburb of Rooty Hill. The Holy Liturgy was served by Bishop Irinej of Australia-New Zealand, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America and Bishop Seraphim of Apolonia (Ecumenical Patriarchate), and lots of priests concelebrated, including also representatives of other Orthodox jurisdictions.
The Feast Day of Life-giving Font, which is the second slava of the monastery of St. John Chrysostom in Nizepolje was celebrated with the Divine Liturgy, , with the blessing of His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje kyr kyr Jovan, was served by Bishop David of Stobi with the concelebration of Bishop Marko of Bregalnica, priests of the Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid with the participation of the faithful people of Bitolj and surroundings.