Serbian Orthodox Church
On Sunday, May 22 2011, on the day when the Serbian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrates the St. Nikolaos of Myra His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in Sremski Karlovci, with the concelebration of eleven bishops who gathered at the regular May session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, priests and deacons of the Diocese of Srem. On the occasion of the great jubilee of two and a half centuries since the construction of the Cathedral church in Sremski Karlovci, which is devoted to St. Nikolaos, and hundred years since the reconstruction of the mentioned church, after the Divine Liturgy Patriarch led the procession through streets of the seat of the Diocese of Srem.
On the occasion of the Patron Saint's Day of students of the Faculty of the Orthodox Theology of the University in Belgrade in the side chapel of St. John the Theologian in this highest educational institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church, on Friday May 20/7 2011, all-night vesper service was served with the concelebration of many bishops of our Holy Church: His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje kyr kyr Jovan and Their Graces Bishops - Irinej of Backa, dean of the Faculty; Pahomije of Vranje; Maksim of Western-America; Marko of Bregalnica and David of Stobi.
His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zica met today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade with Mr. Nebojska Skoric, director of the PE Ski Resorts of Serbia. The theme of the discussion was an initiative about the construction of a church on Kopaonik - the most visited winter center in Serbia. The meeting was attended by protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, acting director of the Patriarchate administrative office.
On the feast day of St. Athanasius the Great, on May 15 2011, in the Cathedral church of Holy Trinity in Vranje, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje kyr kyr Jovan and His Grace Bishop Pahomije of Vranje with the concelebration of priests of the Archbishopric of Ohrid and Vranje.