780th Anniversary of Metropolitanate of Srebrenica and 600th Anniversary of the Beginning of Despot Stephen’s Rule
His Grace Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla served on 4 November 2012 on the feast day of Holy Martyr Anastasia the Roman, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Holy Protection of the Holy Mother of God in Srebrenica.
The great spiritual jubilees – the 780th anniversary of the Metropolitanate of Srebrenica and 600th anniversary of the beginning of the rule of Saint Despot Stephen were celebrated with bringing of a particle of the relics of Saint Despot Stephen Lazarevic, the Divine Liturgy, the solemn procession and acathist before the relics.
Mr. Miladin Dragicevic, an envoy of the President of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Milorad Dodik, Mr. Jovo Turanjanin, director of the Secretariate of Religion in the Government of the Republic of Srpska as well as several thousand believers from many parts of the Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla attended the festivity.
Source: Diocese of Zvornik-Tuzla