His Holiness Irinej received Mr. Goran Knezevic, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, on December 6 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Eminence Zenon, Bishop of Groholovsky along with His Excellency Archbishop Orlando Antonini, Apostolic Nuncio in Belgrade, with associates on 5 December 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade.
In separate visits Serbian Patriarch also received His Excellency Scipione Caneva, Ambassador of San Marino to Serbia; His Excellency Mr. Johannes Aigner, Ambassador of Austria to Serbia; as well as Mr. Marko Blagojevic, special advisor to Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Ivan Mrkic.
His Eminence, Metropolitan Gerasimos, His Eminence, Archbishop Joseph, His Eminence, Archbishop Kyrill, His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin and His Grace, Bishop Maxim, hosted the Fourth Annual Pan-Orthodox Clergy Advent Retreat in Alhambra, California, November 27 - November 29, 2012.
On Sunday, December 2, 2012, Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church hosted a Stewardship presentation. Father Ljubomir Krstic asked David Batrich to present an overview of Stewardship to the parish. "We have many parishioners that were interested in learning more about Stewardship and felt it would be helpful to have the National Stewardship Committee discuss what Stewardship is and how it can benefit our parish" said Father Ljubomir.