At the seat of the Diocese of Canada, at the monastery of Holy Transfiguration in Milton near Toronto, on 14 October 2013 the Patron Saint-day of the Diocese was marked - the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God
On Saturday, Bishop George of Canada served at the Cathedral church of Saint Nicholas in Hamilton (on Nash Rd.), and on Sunday, at the church of Saint Nicholas at Barton str. in the same town, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of this oldest Serbian parish in Ontario. His Grace Bishop George of Canada was enthroned 29 years ago in this Cathedral church in Hamilton, on the feast day of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God.
Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Zica, the guardian of the throne of the Diocese of Zica, and Teodosije of Raska-Prizren concelebrated to His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej during the Divine Liturgy in the church of Saint Lazar of Kosovo and All Serbian Martyrs on Ljubic Hill above Cacak
Before the Divine Liturgy there was a consecration of the newly built church. Lots of faithful people from Cacak, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Batajnica, Banjaluka and Srem attended the Holy Liturgy. The relics of Saint Lazar of Kosovo were laid into the Table of the Lord of the church, which enhanced the spiritual joy, since the church would hold the relics of its patron saint. At the Holy Liturgy besides Bishops Jovan and Teodosije, more than 30 priests and monks, as well as eight deacons concelebrated to the Patriarch.
On the feast day of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade on the ocasion of the slava of this church.
On Sunday, 14th after Pentecost, on 29 September, Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Kranj with the concelebration of local priests. Before the beginning of the Holy Liturgy Metropolitan Jovan performed a small consecration of the newly restored church in Kranj. Then Metropolitan addressed the faithful with the sermon. Lots of faithful partook the Holy Communion.
With the blessing and on behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand with parish priest protopresbyter-stavrophor Rajko Nedic consecrated the premises of JAT Airways (Air Serbia)
Bishop Irinej conveyed the blessing of His Holiness to the employees of the national airline and wished them better cooperation in the world and flights to more destinations.