Mayor of Novi Sad visits Bishop of Backa

Mayor of Novi Sad visits Bishop of Backa

His Grace Dr Irinej, Bishop of Backa received on October 15, 2012 at the Bishop’s Residence,  Mr. Milos Vucevic – the Mayor of Novi Sad who was accompanied by Mr. Milos Vucevic – Deputy Mayor. Protopresbyter Vladan Simic – Secretary of the Bishop of Backa also attended the meeting.

Holy Assembly of Bishops’ Committee for Kosovo and Metohija Opens Its Office at Pec Patriarchate

His Holiness Irinej,  Serbian Patriarch opened the Office of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija. International Conference “Tthe Balkans and Middle East: Do They Reflect Each Other? “ also started at the Pec Patriarchate.

On the Feast day of the Patriarchate of Pec, on October 14, 2012, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch  yesterday opened the Office of the Committee of the Holy Assembly of Bishops for Kosovo and Metohija. This Office was moved from Belgrade to the Patriarchate of Pec by the decision of the Holy Synod of Bishops in September 2011, in order to assume additional duties (apart from its formal ones)  of documenting and preparing the work of the Committee, as well as collecting archival and library materials about the life and suffering of the Serbian Church and people in Kosovo and Metohija.

Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Monastery in Djunis

Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Monastery in Djunis
Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Monastery in Djunis
Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Monastery in Djunis
Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Monastery in Djunis

Serbian Vlachernon Monastery of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos in Djunis celebrated its Slava. This year too, the Most Holy Theotokos gathered thousands of pious souls who came from all Christian places to pray  for the Cover and  Protection of the Queen of Heaven.

Serbian Patriarch in canonical visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria

His Holiness Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovac and Serbian Patriarch Irinej, accompanied by Their Graces Bishops, Jovan of Sumadija and Andrej of Remesiana, protopresbyter-staurophor Milutin Timotijevic, rector of the Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis, and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic began on October 5, 2012 his first visit to the Patriarchate of Alexandria after the election and enthronement.

His Holiness and the members of the official delegation were welcomed in Cairo by His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theorodos II of Alexandria and All Africa together with His Grace Bishop Nikodim of Nitrea, the Patriarch's vicar in Cairo. Later on they visited the historical monastery of Saint George. There they were being welcomed by abbot - His Grace Bishop Niphon of Babilon with clergy. 

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe in Patriarchate of Pec

Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe, visited  with KFOR Commander Folker Halbauer Stauropegial Laura of the Patriarchate of Pec in Metohija on Thursday, October 11, 2012 . Admiral Stavridis was welcomed by His Grace Kyr Jovan, Bishop of Lipljan, Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, who informed him about the treasure of the Mother church of all Serbian churches.