Patronal feast day of the Municipality of Zemun

Celebration of the patronal feast day (slava) of the Municipality of Zemun, the Elevation of the Holy Cross, began with the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch at the church of Saint Nicholas of Myra 

The procession, led by Serbian Patriarch, went through streets of Zemun. About five hundred citizens attended the rite of cutting the slava cake and the solemn sermon of Serbian Patriarch. 

Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross solemnly celebrated at Vozdovac church

Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross solemnly celebrated at Vozdovac church
Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross solemnly celebrated at Vozdovac church
Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross solemnly celebrated at Vozdovac church
Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross solemnly celebrated at Vozdovac church

On the feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross at the church of Sts. Emperor Constantine and Helen the patronal feast day of the choir was solemnly celebrated 

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana, Vicar to the Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of protopresbyter-stavrophor Branko Topalovic, episcopal dean of Belgrade II; protopresbyter-stavrophor Nedeljko Marjanovic, head of the church; protopresbyter Djordje Popovic, presbyter Sladjan Vlajic, military priest; protodeacon Radomir Rakic and deacon Vladislav Golic.

Diogenis Valavanidis receives Order of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Diogenis Valavanidis receives Order of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Diogenis Valavanidis receives Order of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Diogenis Valavanidis receives Order of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Diogenis Valavanidis receives Order of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Today, in the formal Hall of the Serbian Patriarchate, in the attendance of all members of the Holy Synod of Bishops, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriach granted the high medal of our holy Church to Mr. Diogenis Valavanidis. 

On this occasion the Primate of our Church held a welcome speech in which he talked about celebrant's deed. Diogenis Valavanidis, Belgrader of the Greek origin, whose grandfather Avram Valavanidis as a surgeon of the Serbian army in the Balkan wars died from typhoid fever, today received the high medal of teh Serbian Orthodox Church - the Order of Saint Emperor Constantine. 

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 25 September 2013

Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 25 September 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 25 September 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 25 September 2013
Audience at the Serbian Patriarchate - 25 September 2013

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Konstantinos Ikonomidis, Ambassador of the Republic of Greece in our country at the Patriarchate on 25 September 2013 . His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar to the Serbian Patriarch, also attended the audience.