Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on Sunday with the concelebration of the priesthood of the church of Alexander Nevsky served the requiem for the defenders of Belgrade. That day on Dorcol, on the corner of Tsar Uros str. and Mile Alasa str., on the place where in 1915 Major Dragutin Gavrilovic commanded the defence of Belgrade, several hundred citizens gathered to prayerfully remember of these Serbian heroes who gave their lives for the defence of the Fatherland and Belgrade.
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 in the village of Drazanj near Umcari a rite of blessing the bells for a newly built church devoted to Holy martyrs of Sebaste was served. Blessing of the bells was performed with the blessing and on behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno with the concelebration of episcopal dean protopresbyter-staurophor Dragomir Ubiparovic, presbyter Aleksandar Mitrovic, Aleksandar Rajak, Dejan Todorovic, head of the church presbyter Goran Djukic, as well as deacon Dragan Tanasijevic and Darko Krstic.
In the chapel of Saint John the Chrysostom the slava of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade was celebrated.
The Holy Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand with the concelebration of His Grace Bishop David of Krusevac, protopresbyter-staurophor professor Dr Predrag Puzovic, dean of the Faculty; as well as a few priests - professors, lecturers and assistants. The Liturgy was attended by Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, Maxim of Western America and Porfirije of Jegar, as well as many guests and students of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology.
On the feast day of Holy Martyr Tecla, in the monastery of Saint John Chrysostom in Bitolj the Holy Hiearchal Liturgy was led by His Grace Bishop David of Stobi and Locum tenens of Strumica with the concelebration of priests of the Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid and the Diocese of Nis. On this occasion, Bishop David ordained hypodeacon Marko Manojlic a deacon.
On Sunday eighteenth after Pentecost, on October 7, 2012 His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo served the Holy Liturgy in Dupljaj. The occasion for hierarchal visit to this parish was blessing of the frescoes in the church of Saint Sava and consecration of the parish house. Bishop was concelebrated by monks and priests of the Diocese of Valjevo.