In the evening of the feast day of the Renovation of the Church of Saint Greatmartyr George in Lydia which is the Patron Saint’s day of the city of Novi Sad, on 15 November 2012, at the great hall of the Matica Srpska in Novi Sad the book Raids and Concentration Camps in Backa during World War Two, which author is archimandrite Jovan Radosavljevic, was presented. The book is the latest publication of Beseda (Homily) – the publishing company of the Orthodox Diocese of Backa. His Grace Dr Irinej of Backa, Dr Djordje Srbulovic and the author spoke on the book.
Last Saturday, on 10 November 2012 , the annual concert of the choir “Saint Roman Melod” at the Holy Trinity Church in Kitchener was held. His Grace Bishop, George of Canada, who blessed this cultural and spiritual gathering, was also present at this concert.
KNOWING THE PURPOSE OF EVERYTHING
THROUGH THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION
The conference is organized by the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade, in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Program of Fordham University.
The Department of Patristic Studies of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade in Serbia is organizing an International Symposium on Saint Maximus the Confessor in Belgrade, October 18-21, 2012, commemorating the 1350th year since his repose in 662.
The goal of the symposium is to highlight those elements and aspects of Saint Maximus's teaching that are relevant for our time, especially the theological, philosophical, psychological and other questions it raises.
A number of areas present themselves as interesting foci for the conference: theology, anthropology, hermeneutics, philosophy, science, eschatology, human physis, freedom, otherness, person, gender, psychology, biology, cosmology, physics, modern and ancient philosophy.
Yesterday, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and Mr. Dejan Ristic, acting director of the National Library of Serbia, signed the Protocol which defines the forms of cooperation between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the National Library of Serbia. Signing the document was attended by Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, Minister of Culture and Information in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and Mr. Zoran Nedeljkovic, the director of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate. The first result of the Protocol will be the beginning of processing the personal library of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose, which is kept in the Rakovica monastery in Belgrade.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on July 10, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Francois-Xavier Deniau, ambassador of the Republic of France in Belgrade and Mr. Henri Loyrette, General Director of the Louvre Museum in Paris with associates.