His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on July 31, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade the delegation of the Restitution Agency consisting of director of the Agency Mr. Strahinja Sekulic and director of the Unit for confession restitution Mr. Vladimir Todorovic.
Representatives of the Agency informed about a new organizing of the process of the restitution which also included the return of the property to the Churches and religion communities.
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America Monastery Marcha, located between the Cleveland and Akron parishes in Northeast Ohio, celebrated their Monastery Slava, St. Archagel Gabriel, on Saturday, July 28, 2012.
His Grace Bishop Mitrophan made an archpastoral visit to the St. Elijah the Prophet Serbian Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio on Sunday, July 29, 2012. His Grace officiated at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the parish patronal feast day celebration of St. Elijah the Prophet.
Assisting His Grace, the bishop, at the holy altar were V. Rev. Dragan Zaric from Charlotte, North Carolina and Rev. Dragan Goronjic, the administrator of this small parish. Also serving were Protodeacon Milan Medakovich and Hierodeacon Constantine from St. Tikhon's Monastery.
On the day when the Orthodox Church celebrates Holy hieromartyr Margaret, on July 30, 2012 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumada consecrated a newly built church devoted to this saint in Gornja Sabanta.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on July 31, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Milorad Dodik, President of the Republic of Srpska with associates.