Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned

Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned
Bishop Atanasije (Rakita) of Mileshevo enthroned

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at Milesheva monastery on 6 August 2017, and on this occasion he introduced His Grace Bishop Atanasija (Rakita) into the throne of the Bishops of Milesheva. The ceremony was attended by envoy of the President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Defense Mr. Aleksandar Vulin and Minister of Justice Mrs. Nela Kuburovic.

In the presence of many Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, representatives of state authorities, representatives of the Islamic Community of Serbia and the faithful, the solemn rite of the enthronement of His Grace Atanasije as Bishop of Milesheva was performed. Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops Justin of Zica, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, Pahomije of Vranje, Nikanor of Banat, Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Sergije Epuscopus electus of Bihac-Petrovac and Marko of Bregalnica.

Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava

Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava

On Wednesday, 2 August 2017, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Trnava, at  the church devoted to Holy Prophet Elijah. The Bishop was concelebrated by local priests. After the service, there was a procession around the church and blessing of the slava cake.

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

On Tuesday, 8 August 2018, on the feast day of the Ascension of St. Anna - mother of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica near Zajecar. His Grace Bishop Ilarion of Timok celebrated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of clergy of Zajecar and Negotin Deanery.

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

At Devina Voda monastery a feast day of the Icon of the Mother of God the Three-Handed, the monastery Patronal feast,  was solemnly celebrated. HIs Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy and the monks of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren. Following the Holy Liturgy there was the feast's procession and blessing of the slava cake at the courtyard in front of the church.