Serbian Orthodox Church
Faithful people from all parishes of the Diocese of Backa celebrated on Monday, September 6/19 2011, its Patron, Saint Michael the Archangel. This year's liturgical memory of the miracles which Saint Archistratege did in the city of Chonae (Colossae) was held in Sombor, on the St. Demetrius square, beside St. George's church.
On the feast day of the Beheading of St. John the Forerunner Metropolitan Jovan visited the Gomirje monastery and attended the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. After the Liturgy Metropolitan Jovan met with Bishop Gerasim at the Gomirje monastery from where they went together to the monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos in Donji Budacko. Metropolitan Jovan visited the church of St. Peter the Apostle as well as a new church which is under construction next to the monastery lodging.
The feast day's sermon could be heard on Radio Slovo Ljubve.
On the day of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, on September 21, 2011, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, on the occasion of the church slava of the Karageorge's church in Topola and the jubilee of the 200 years since the construction of this sanctity, served the Divine Liturgy in the church yard of the Karageorge's lodging.
His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served on the occasion of the church slava The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Nativity of the Mother of God in Zemun.