The feast-day of the Meeting of the Lord and Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia was traditionally celebrated at Orasac, near Arandjelovac.
On this day 213 years ago the First Serbian Uprising began at Maricevica Gully at Orasac. The celebration of the feast-day of the Meeting of the Lord and Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia commenced with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija.
The meeting was attended by hierarchal dean proropresbyter -staurophor Nikola Skrbic, archimandrite Justin Jeremic and protodeaon Damjan Bozic.
His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic served the Holy service of God at the Podmaine Monastery on the feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs, 12 February 2017.