His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today on July 9, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Tomislav Nikolic, the President of the Republic of Serbia.
With God's help also this year socializing of the Serbian youth from abroad will be held. Moba 2012 is an action of the Serbian Orthodox Church (Diocese of Sabac) intended for the Serbian high school and student youth from the country and diaspora mainly to get to know the religion, the language and the history of the Serbian people. The programme of the stay of the Moba participants has a goal that young people get together and get to know cultural and historical heritage of the country and the people they originate from.
MOBA is for the 12th time held in the monastery of Saint Nikolai in Soko Grad near Ljubovija from July 19 until August 19. The departure is at 12 am in front of the Patriarchate in Belgrade. A person for contact is priest Zivorad Selenic, cell phone no. 063/208-677.
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, served yesterday on July 8, 2012 the Divine Liturgy in Holy Trinity church in Belgrade's suburb of Grocka. He was concelebrated by many priests and deacons. The gathered believers listened to a sermon held by His Grace Atanasije who on this occasion conveyed the blessing of Patriarch Irinej.
On Saturday, July 7, 2012 parishioners of the church municipality of Saint John the Baptist from Dapto, near Wollongong, celebrated the feast of Saint. John the Forerunner and Baptist -their church slava.
On this occasion the Divine Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Irinej and he was concebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Ljupko Cubrilovic, local parish; Ilija Dragosavljevic, retired parish of Canberra and Miodrag Peric, hierarchal dean of Sidney as well as hierodeacon Siluan (Mrakic) and deacons Nemanja Mrdjenovic and Petar Mrakic, as well as protopresbyter-staurophor Milan Zbiljic and parish of Wollongong presbyter Branko Bosancic.
His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral kyr Amfilohije as a sign of the support to His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje kyr kyr Jovan, as well as to Bishops, priests and believers of the Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid, made a three-day visit to the Republic of Macedonia.