During several-days visit to Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic on Saturday, July 30 on the feast day of St. Marina the Great Martyr in the afternoon hours he was visiting Zabljak.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch solemnly welcomed at the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic30. July 2011 - 22:59
Tonight in a canonical visit to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch arrived in the Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery, the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic. The Patriarch was welcomed at the monastery Djurdjevi Stupovi, the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic with many priests of hierarchal regency of Berane-Andrijevica, monks of the Monastery and faithful people, who fulfilled the courtyard of the ancient Nemanjic's endowment.
Patriarch Irinej serves in St. Peter and Paul church in Bijelo Polje, and then visits Mojkovac and Zabljak30. July 2011 - 15:59
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served this morning within his first official visit to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles in Bijelo Polje, and then visited Mojkovac where in in the church of Nativity of Christ a solemn welcome was organized. Patriarch Irinej was welcomed then in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zabljak.
With priests of the Piva area, Patriarch Irinej tonight served the solemn Vesper service at the Piva monastery, and tomorrow (31.07) after solemn welcome at 8.30 am at the Saka Petrovic square in Niksic, His Holiness will serve with many Bishops and priest of our local Church the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Niksic with a beginning at 9 am.
In St. Archangels monastery near Prizren on July 26 2011 the Patron Saint's Day of the monastery was solemnly celebrated. The Holy Liturgy was served by Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the concelebration of priests and monks of the Diocese, as well as with a participation of about two hundred believers from many parts of Kosovo and Metohija, central Serbia and Montenegro. Bishop spoke especially about St. Archangel Gabriel who brought the good news to the Most Holy Theotokos, informing her about the birth of Christ the Saviour.