On September 13, 2008, the eye of Hurricane Ike, a monstrous storm with winds of at least 110 mph, bullied its way into Galveston, Texas. Waves crashed over the 17-foot-high sea wall destroying buildings and tossing boats around like chopsticks. It was the second costliest storm to make landfall in the United States.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended yesterday at the City Assembly of the City of Belgrade the celebration of 125th anniversary of the Belgrade's New Cemetary.
Round table "The tenth anniversary of re-introduction of the religious education in schools in Serbia" held3. November 2011 - 10:59
In the organization of the Pedagogical and cathehist institute of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade yesterday a round table was held on the theme The tenth anniversary of re-introduction of the religious education in schools in Serbia. In the work of the round table following participants took part: Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa, Serbian Mufti of the Islamic Community of Serbia Muhamed Jusufspahic, Belgrade's Rabi Isak Asijel, Vinko Maslach - representative of the Roman Catholic church in the absence of Belgrade archbishop Mr. Stanislav Hocevar, and professor Dr Bogoljub Sijakovic, the state secretary in the Ministry for faith and diaspora.
His Eminence Amfilohije Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, the Bishop-administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central America served on Sunday, October 30, 2011 with the concelebration of local priests, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on the occasion of the feast day of St. Apostle and Evangelist Luke and St. Peter of Cetinje in the Cathedral Church of the Nativity of Most Holy Theotokos in Buenos Aires. In diaspora it is usually that the services of the great holidays are moved to Sunday because of the duties of the faithful during the working week, what was similar this time.
Relics of St. Petka welcomed in Halmstadt and anniversary of the foundation of the Diocese celebrated2. November 2011 - 14:23
On the Holy Liturgy on October 30, 2011 a lot of the faithful came, and with their prayer welcomed the relics of St. Petka which were solemnly received in the church. The relics are brought thanks to father Nektarije, the head of the monastery Olofström in Blekinge, about one hundred kilometres away from Halmstad. Thanks to the commitment of presbyter Milan Vukasin to the monastery of St. George, protosyngellos Nektarije (Samardzic) gave as a gift the relics of St. Petka. Not only Serbs came to worship the relics, there were also believers from the Romanian and Russian Orthodox Church as well as Orthodox Swedes.