Serbian Orthodox Church
On the feast day of St. Michael the Archangel on November 21, 2011 the monastery of Krka celebrated its slava.This spiritual gathering began with the vesper service.
In Lazarevici, a village near Herzeg Novi, in the church of St. George the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served on the occasion of the church slava - the Restoration of the church of St. George. The Liturgy was attended by a representative of the local government of Herzeg Novi. The Holy Liturgy was served by archimandrite Marko Kalanj with the concelebration of presbyter Vladan Pantelic, presbyter Spiro ZIvkovic and presbyter Nebojsa Vulovic. According to the custom, same as before, there was a procession around a church which was followed by cutting of slava cake.
Patriarch Irinej served Divine Liturgy in a newly-built church of St. Simeon the Myrrh-Streaming in New Belgrade18. November 2011 - 14:28
On Sunday, November 13, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served with the priests and deacons of the brotherhood of the Cathedral church in Belgrade, the Divine Liturgy in a newly-built church devoted to St. Simeon the Myrrh-Streaming.
This church is located in New Belgrade, near the building of the Government of Serbia and a modern centre under construction, and which will be a hothouse of spiritual culture and art.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Slobodan Gavrilovic - director of the Sluzbeni glasnik, Mr. Miloljub Albijanic - director of the Institute for textbooks of Serbia, protopresbyter-staurophor Professor Dr Radovan Bigovic, Mr. Petar Arbutina - director of the publishing of the Sluzbeni glasnik and Mr. Goran Ratkovic - chief of the graphic and technical editorial of the Sluzbeni glasnik. The reception was attended by protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, director of the Administration office of the Patriarchate.
His Holiness Irinej received yesterday in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Dr Falah A. Abdulsada, the ambassador of the Republic of Iraq.
St. Sava church in the town of McKeesport in Pennsylvania, USA got new icons in the stained glass. After five years of planning and collecting funds, His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of East America blessed on Sunday, October 30 newly-made icons of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, St. Nikolaj of Zica, Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Nicholas the Wonder-Worker, St. Great Martyr George, St. Sava and St. Simeon, St. Lazar of Kosovo and St. Petka. Bishops was concelebrated by head of the church, protopresbyter Stephen Rocknage.