Serbian Orthodox Church
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served yesterday, on the feast day of Saint Great martyr Dyonisius the Areopagite, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the churchof teh Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited Jagodina on Sunday, October 16, 2011, on the feast day of St. Dyonisius the Areopagite, the Athenisan judge who was converted to Christianity with a sermon of Apostle Paul at Athenian areopagus, and who was according to the legend the first Athenian bishop, and served the Divine Liturgy with his host Bishop Jovan of Sumaidja and with the concelebration of a guest from greece father Sotiros Patras and the clergy of the Diocese of Sumaidja. The occasion for this visit of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej was a memorial service for the 80th anniversary since the erection and the consecration of the monument to suffered citizens of Jagodina in all wars fought for the liberation of Serbia, which is located at the Square of youth in the centre of the city.
At Jatarice in Mokra Gora, last Saturday on All Souls Day, the Russian memorial chapel of St. Andrei The First-Called was consecrated, built in a spirit of the ancient Russian architecture. The memorial chapel is dedicated to the Russian and Italian prisoners, died in an collapsed tunnel of Budim in 1916 at the Austro-Hungarian route of the railway via Shargan, as well as builders from Russia who participated in the construction of the Shargan eight in the period of 1921-1925.
In the church of St. Great martyr Demetrius in Dalj, on Saturday 15, 2011 with the Divine Liturgy the twentieth anniversary of the restoration of the Diocese of Osek-Polje and Baranja was marked, the twentieth anniversary of the enthrownement of His Grace Bishop Lukijan on the throne of bishops of the Diocese and the Patron Saint's Day of the Diocese of Osek-Polje and Baranja - Saint Stefan Stiljanovic.
Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the celebration of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Patriarchate of Pec15. October 2011 - 18:27
In an ancient seat of the Serbian archbishops and patriarchs also this year one of monastery slavas was celebrated - the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God. This year's celebration of the holiday was especially marked thanks to His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch who on the eve of the holiday participated in a solemn vesper service with achatist to Mother of God, and then on the feast day served the Divine Liturgy in the church of St. Apostle.
The two-day second Pan-Balkan Assembly of Orthodox youth began with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Podmaine in Budva on the occasion of the feast day of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, which was served by His Eminence Amfilohije Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishop Artemije of Grodnyensky and Volkovisky of the Russian Church and David of Stobi from the Ohrid Archbishopric, and many priests and monks, with prayerful attendance of many faithful people.