His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday, July 19, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, Mr. Dmitry Malishev, high representative of the Gasprom company, which leads a project of the South Stream pipeline. Mr. Dmitry Malishev, who received the Order of St. Sava from the Serbian Orthodox Church two years ago, asked Patriarch Irinej for blessing and prayerful support to this significant project not for Serbia but also for all the region.
Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served on July 15, 2012 the Divine Liturgy in the church of Holy Apostle Mark in the village of Silovo in Kosovo Pomoravlje with teh concelebration of eight priests. After the Holy Liturgy Bishop Teodosije served a new baptistery, which was built with the effort of local parish priest Zoran Kovacevic and contributions of benefactor Boban Maksimovic from Silovo. Also on this occasion three children were baptized in the new baptistery after which there was a nice arts program performed by Art group "Venac" from Gracanica.
His Eminencce Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral kyr Amfilohije served on July 12, 2012 with priesthood the Hierchal Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the church slava in the church devoted to Holy martyrs the Imperial dinasty Romanov in the Rustovo monastery in Pastrovici. After reading the Gospel Metropolitan Amfilohije told them a moral. Metropolitan Amfilohije also served the commemoration to General Draza Mihailovic, who died on this day.
The feast of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, the slava of the church in Bijelo Polje was celebrated on Thursday, July 12, with the liturgical gathering which was led by His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic and with the solemn procession of the faithful which in memory of Apostles and Saints of God went throught streets of Bijelo Polje.
The tradiitonal St. Peter's Day Fest also this year was organized at the Black River (Crna Reka) monastery. Gathered around the reliquary of Saint Peter of Korise, around two hundred believers from all parts of Serbia prayerfully attended the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy which was led by Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the concelebration of seven priests.