On the feast day of the Veneration of the Precious Chains of Apostle Peter, on January 29 2013, His Grace Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Krka Monastery along with the clergy and monks of the Diocese of Dalmatia. Since the Veneration of the Precious Chains of Apostle Peter is the Patron Saint-day (slava) of Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia, protopresbyter-staurophor cut the slava cake.
Bishop Fotije in his address at the festal luncheon spoke about the feast day of the Veneration of the Precious Chains and the place and significance of Apostle Peter in the early Church.
Source: Diocese of Dalmatia
Saint Sava, the common slava of all the Serbs, was celebrated prayerfully, solemnly and majestically in the capital of Austria. The children’s programme with recitals and gifts was appropriated on Saturday, 26 January, at churches of the Most Holy Mother of God and the Resurrection of Christ after the Achatist to Saint Sava was served.
Bishop Jovan of Niš met with a delegation of the city of Patras from Greece, which was led by protopresbyter-staurophor Ermylos.
Source: Diocese of Niš
Saint Sava was solemnly celebrated in the imperial city of Prizren. Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Liturgy along with the clergy. Bishop Teodosije ordained the Venerable hieromonk Andrej of Decani to the rank of protosyngellos, who is also a professor at the Prizren Seminary. After the Liturgy students of the Prizren Seminary chanted the hymn to Saint Sava, and Milica- the only Serbian pupil in Prizren- recited a poem.
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, Vicar to Serbian Patriarch, consecrated yesterday the crosses and bells, which were immediately placed on the newly built church, dedicated to Saint Athanasius the Great in Zemun’s suburb of Blue Horizons.