Serbian Orthodox Church
On the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the assasination of King Alexander I Karadjordjevic, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija on October 9, 2011 served the Hierchal Divine Liturgy in the church of St. George the Great Martyr at Oplenac.
The Bishop was concelebrated with hierarchal deputy of Kragujevac protopresbyter-staurophor Miladin Mihailovic, hierarchal deputy protopresbyter-staurophor Rajko Stefanovic and hierarchal deputy of Raca presbyter Ljubisa Djuras with priests of the vicarage of Oplenac.
Between September 30th and October 2nd, 2011, the Church-school congregation of Saint George in East Chicago celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the parish.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated at the Divine Liturgy and consecrated a newly built church of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos in Modrica's suburb of Visnjik. On this occasion the President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik honored Patriarch Irinej with the Order of the Republic of Srpska on the ribbon.
The biggest bell in Serbia was consecrated in Milesevo at the Liturgy in the monastery of Milesevo, which was served by Serbian Patriarch irinej with bishops of the Serbian and the Russian Orthodox Church. The Diocese of Milesevo for the first time gave an Order "White Angel".
At the Liturgy in the monastery of Milesevo, which was served by Serbian Patriarch Irinej with bishops of the Serbian and the Russian Orthodox Church, the biggest bell in Serbia was consecrated. The bell, on the occasion of the eight centuries of Milesevo, was given as a gift by the Russian businessman Andrei Kozitsyn.
The event on the occasion of the founder's slava of Milesevo, the feast day of St. King Vladislav, was attended by many bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Deputy Prime Minister of the Government Ivica Dacic, the Russian ambassador Aleksander Konuzin, and many other representatives of cultural and public life of Serbia..