Matins and funeral service for Bishop Atanasijе оf blessed repose

In front of the Cathedral church in Trebinje, this morning from 8.30 am, a funeral service was held for the retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina of blessed repose.

The gathering was presided over by His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia, with the concelebration of Bishops Justin of Zica, Grigorije of Dusseldorf and Germany, Joanikije of Budva-Niksic and administrator of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral, Maxim of Western America, Arsenije of Nis, Kiril of Buenos Aires and South-Central America, Metodije of Dioclea  and Dimitrije  of Zahumlje-Herzegovina, as well as numerous priests and faithful people of the Church of God.

Retired Bishop Atanasije (Jevtic) reposed in the Lord

Retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina reposed in the Lord

Retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina reposed in the Lord  at the Public Health Institution - Trebinje Hospital, on March 4, 2021 in the evening. The announcement of the funeral of the Bishop of blessed repose will be published later.

Bishop, of immortal name, may his memory be eternal!

Notice of the funeral of Bishop Atanasije of blessed repose

The funeral of retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021, according to the following schedule:

• 8.30 am - Matin with requiem for the dead in the Cathedral church in Trebinje,
• 10.00 am - Holy Liturgy in front of the Cathedral church in Trebinje,
• 12.00 pm- Departure of the funeral procession, with the funeral of our dear Bishop, accompanied by priests and faithful people, from the Cathedral church in Trebinje to the monastery Tvrdos (passing through the main gate of the courtyard, further, through Desanka Maksimovic Street, through Njegoševa, then turning into Vojvode Stepe Stepanovic Street, to the roundabout, and further through Zasad Polje to the monastery Tvrdos),
• 1.30 pm - Burial in the Chapel of the Resurrection of the Lord at the cemetery of the Tvrdos Monastery

Until the day of the funeral, the body of the late Bishop Atanasije will be exhibited at the Trebinje Cathedral church, where, on Friday, March 5, 2021, from 9:00 AM, the Holy Liturgy will be served with the adoration of the faithful.

Patriarch Porfirije served the memorial service to Bishop Atanasije

His Holiness, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the memorial service to Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina of blessed repose in the chapel of the Patriarchal residence in Belgrade on 5 March 2021.  (phоto gallery).

Bishop Irinej of Backa served the memorial service to Bishop Atanasije of blessed repose

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa served the memorial service to Bishop Atanasije (Jevtic) of blessed repose at the Episcopal Palace in Novi Sad, on 5 March 2021. 

The Bishop was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Stojan Bilic and deacon Branko Bandobranski. The memorial service to Bishop Atanasije was attended by closest associates of Bishop of Backa.