Serbian Orthodox Church
His Grace Bishop Andrej, vicar of Patriarch, in the presence of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served on March 25, 2012 at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Streaming in Belgrade, a thanksgiving on the occasion of the Greek national day - the Liberation Day of the Turkish slavery and the memory of the liberation revolts from 1821. His Excellency Demosthenes Stoidis, Greek Ambassador, the Serbian-Greek Friendship Association representatives and the Greek community members in Serbia attended the thanksgiving.
With the blessings of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America clergy confession for Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Washington Deaneries was held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Pittsburgh. V. Rev. Stavrophor Rastko Trbuhovich served as father confessor.
The Serbian Women’s Auxiliary of St. Sava Monastery, with the approval and under the direction of His Eminence of blessed memory + Metropolitan Christopher, was established in December of 2009, with the purpose of helping to sustain the St. Sava Monastery church and St. Sava camp program. At the annual Assembly of Bishops convention held in May of 2011, the St. Sava Monastery was elevated to a Stavropigial institution, directly under the supervision of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej.
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of Serbian Patriarch served on March, 24, 2012 in St. Mark's church in Belgrade a solemn memorial service for the suffered in the 1999 NATO bombing of Serbian and Montenegro. The memorial service was attended by Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Mirko Cvetkovic, advisor to President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Mladjan Djordjevic, ambassador of the Russian Federation in Serbia Mr. Alexandar Konuzin, vice president of the City Assembly Mr. Zoran Alimpic, as well as lots of people of the Serbian capital.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in Cathedral Church in Belgrade. Following the partaking of the Lord's Supper of lots of people and children, His Holiness along with priests went to the Patriarchate chapel, where he welcomed Greek guests led by Greek Ambassador, His Excellency Mr. Demosthenes Stoidis.
Memorial service for the suffered of the pogrom in Kosovo and Metohija served at SOC Representation in Moscow23. March 2012 - 17:31
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church memorial services for the suffered of the pogrom of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija, which was committed between March 17 and 19, 2004. In the church of Sts. Peter and Paul the Apostles in Yauza, at the Serbian Orthodox Church Representation in Moscow, the Liturgy and the memorial service on March 17, 2012 was served by vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica, representative of Serbian Patriarch at the Moscow Patriarchate. He was concelebrated by archpriest Nikolai Balashov, vice president of the Department for external church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate and archpriest Aleksey Juschenko, representative of the Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia at the Moscow Patriarchate, along with the clergy of the Representation.