On Monday, November 18th, His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis visited the Serbian Training Command in Nis and at first consecrated the chapel dedicated to Holy Great Martyr George, and then he served there the Divine Liturgy.
The Bishop was concelebrated by diocesan dean of Nis I and chief military priest of the Serbian Armed Forces Captain Sladjan Vlajic. Major General Milovan Simovic attended the Liturgy with associates and other members of the Serbian Training Command.
The capital city of the Diocese of Backa, Novi Sad, celebrated worthily its Patron Saint-day - the Trаnslation of the Relics of Saint George the Great martyr.
The feast day’s vigil service was celebrated by Archimandrite Sergije (Karanovic), brother of the monastery Rmanj, from the diocese of Bihac-Petrovac. On the very day of the feast His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa celebrated the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of arhimandrite Sergije and local priests at the Cathedral church of Saint George.
On Friday, the 15th of October, 2013, at Rakovica monastery, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Pavle of the blessed memory, who reposed on that day in 2009.
Since the early morning the faithful people gathered in the Rakovica monastery, where, with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana celebrated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the local clergy. The Bishop held a sermon after the memorial service for Patriarch Pavle. A large number of believers and admirers of Patriarch Pavle attended this prayerful gathering.
Bishop Maxim’s Archpastoral Visit to the Synaxis of the Faithful in Seattle, WA with, Seattle is in the top 5 rainiest U.S. cities by number of precipitations days, and it gets the least amount of annual sunlight of all major cities in the lower-48 states. This city experiences moderate to heavy rain during the months of November, December, and January. However, during this last Archpastoral visit of His Grace our Bishop Maxim to his humble flock and parish dedicated to St. Sava, we had sunny and crisp weekend.
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana served yesterday, on the feast day of Sts. Cosmas and Damian the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the chapel of Holy Unmercenaries at the Clinical Centre of Serbia
The Bishop cut the slava cake along with the general director of the Clinical Centre, staff, patients, guests and the faithful. By congratulating the slava, Bishop Jovan conveyed the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. In his sermon he reminded the present of the life of Holy Unmercenaries who were healing the sick with the God's help without expecting any reward.