The feast day of Venerable mother Parascheva was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church at Cukarica dedicated to this great saint
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the local priests. The choir of this church Saint Joachim and Anna sang responses.
Chief of the Political of the Office of the special representative of the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Thomas Busch, Deputy Ambassador of the Czech Republic Mr. Slavomir Goga and the head of the diplomatic bureau of Belgium Mr. Jean-Pierre Biebuyk visited yesterday Bishop Atanasije at the Diocesan court in Bosanski Petrovac.
It was planned that Ambassador of the European Union led this visit personally by himself, but unexpectedly he could not make it, so Mr. Thomas Busch led. The guests and the Bishop discussed about general issues of life on the territory of the Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac which covers Una-Sana and Livanj cantons.
His Grace Bishop David of Stobi and locum tenens of Strumice visited Johanessburg on the occasion of the church slava and 35th anniversary of the jubilee of the church of Saint Thomas the Apostle, which dean is archimandrite Pantaleon
On 16 October, His Eminence Metropolitan Damascinos of Johanessburg and Pretoria from the Patriarchate of Alexandria received His Grace Bishop David of Stobi and in his honor the doxology was served. Bishop David conveyed the greetings of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and informed Metropolitan with the sufferings that His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Jovan endures.
His Grace Bishop Ignjatije of Branicevo consecrated the church and officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops: Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija, Justin of Timok, Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and David of Krusevac.
Prime Minister of Republika Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic and Finance Minister Zoran Tegeltija were in Philadelphia on the fifth day of their US visit. They came to the city upon invitation from the “Tesla Science Foundation” and Foundation President, Nikola Loncar. Namely, this science foundation will mark two centuries since the arrival of the first Serb to America, which occurred in the city of Philadelphia.