Serbian Orthodox Church
In the youngest monastery of the Diocese of Gornji Karlovac Donji Budacki, near Karlovac, the building of the church of Holy Three-handed Theotokos. The funds for construction of this church were provided within the action which was supported in media by the Radio Television of Republic of Srpska.
The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral Church which was a beginning of the regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, in a presence of all Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Invocation of the Holy Spirit was served for a blessed and successful work of the Assembly.
On the feast day of St. George, the Patron Saint's Day of the church of St. George in Dvor na Uni, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovci with the concelebration of priests and monks of our Diocese.
Followin the Divine Liturgy, which was attended by many believers from this place, especially the children, there was blessing of slava cake, procession around the church and consecration of a fountain in the church court yard.
It is a very rare event that Serbian Patriarch visits some place. That Blessing and that happiness East Bosnia has these days. Upon the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaj, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch accepted the invitation joyfully to visit this diocese. After Dobrun monastery on Thursday Patriarch Irinej visited also Foca, where he came to enhance the Patron Saint's Day of the Faculty of Theology "St. Basil of Ostrog" in Foca, and in this way to see students and theologians of the Seminary of St. Peter of Dabrobosna.