Members of the Special unit of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs Gendarmery celebrated the slava of the unit - Saint Vitus Day. On behalf and with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of the Patriarch, cut the slava cake with the host of the slava Mr. Ivica Dacic.
St. Vitus Day solemnly celebrated with the Holy Liturgy in the monastery of Gracanica and the memorial service at Gazimestan29. June 2012 - 13:04
Patriarch Irinej: Let us be united in honesty and patriotism
Serbian Patriarch Irinej served today on St. Vitus Day the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren, retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and vicar Bishop Jovan of Lipljan, as well as forty priests from many Dioceses of the SOC in the fulfilled courtyard of the monastery of Gracanica.
The Patriarch said on this occasion that "freedom is the greatest gift that God gave man and the Serbian freedom is tied to the Holy Cross for which Kosovo heroes and heroes after the Battle of Kosovo had fought".The Patriarch invited all to unity in the honesty and patriotism.
On the feast of Holy Apostles Bartolomew and Barnabas, on the third Sunday after Pentecost, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, vicar of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of St. Archangel Michael in Belgrade. He was concelebrated by local priests. During the Divine Liturgy the First Belgrade Singing Society chanted.
On June 19, 2012 His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaj of Dabrobosna visited Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana. In his residence in Zagreb Metropolitan Jovan recieves Metropolitan Nikolaj. After short rest Their Eminences Metropolitans visited a new church of Saint Sava, Kantakuzina Katarina Brankovic Grammar school and the spiritual centre at the Monastery of Saint Petka in Zagreb. Metropolitan Nikolaj was delighted with this extraordinary building.
Source: Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana