His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Zoran Djordjevic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade.
The Diocese of the Backa informs the faithful and public in general that the Divine Liturgy with panichida will be celebrated in the Monastery of Holy Archangels at Kovilj on the Tuesday of the 29th November 2016, beginning at 9 o’clock, and the Funeral rite is to be served at 12 o’clock.
Monastery of Holy Archangels in Kovilj was a place of a gathering of bishops, priests and monks, not only of the Serbian Orthodox Church but also from other local Orthodox Churches, relatives, friends, admirers of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar, as well as of the faithful people from all parts of Backa (photo gallery).
His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Jovan officiated the Holy Funeral Liturgy with the concelebration of Metropolitans Kirill of Eritrea and Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and seventeen bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses condolences regarding the demise of Bishop Jeronim
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent a condolence letter to Bishop Irinej of Backa over the demise of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar, a vicar of the Backa diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The letter reads as follows:
On Thursday, 24 November 2016, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America celebrated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio.