On Friday, 27 January 2017, Patron’s Saint day (slava) of the church of Saint Sava was marked in Wellington.
The celebration was enhanced by a guest from Sidney, Fr Nemanja Mrdjenovic, who officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of Fr Predrag, parish priest in Wellington.
His Holiness the Serbian Patriarh Irinej officiated the Divine Liturgy in the crypt of the memorial St. Sava’s Cathedral in Belgrade on the 27thJanuary 2017, the feast-day of the First Serbian Archbishop and Illuminator. A multitude of faithful attended this solemn hierarchal service, among whom quite a number of pious people with youth from Kosovo and Metochia.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated on 29 January 2017, on the feast-day of the Precious Chains of Holy Apostle Peter, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Parasceve at Cukaricka Padina, Belgrade
Clergy of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated to the Patriarch, in presence of a lot of faithful people and children. At the beginning of the Divine service His Holiness laid in the church some particles of the relics of Holy Great-martyr George, a precious gift of the brotherhood of the Saint Paul Monastery on Mount Athos.
His Grace Bishop Siluan of Australia and New Zealand, within his first canonical visit to the Orthodox Serbs in Western Australia, visited the church of Holy Trinity in Perth on 26 January 2017.
Soon after he entered the church and before the beginning of the vesper service, Bishop Siluan informed the present people that he had brought some particles of the relics of Saint Avva Justin and talked about the significance of this great Serbian saint.
On Friday, 27 January 2017, on the day when our Church celebrated a feast day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, the Holy Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica.