Butte Montana parish celebrates Pentecost

Butte Montana parish celebrates Pentecost
Butte Montana parish celebrates Pentecost
Butte Montana parish celebrates Pentecost
Butte Montana parish celebrates Pentecost

On the Feast of Pentecost, The coming of The Holy Spirit, the people of the Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Butte Montana celebrated their Patronal Feast Day. Pentecost is the concrete actualization of the manifestation of the Holy Trinity. His Grace Bishop Maxim presided over Saturday evening prayers, followed by a “welcome” meal in Up-Town Butte at the restaurant named “Park 217” which featured much fine food, wine, wild mushrooms, and fellowship. His Grace stayed at the newly renovated “Miner’s Hotel” in Up-Town Butte graciously hosted by owners/ parishioners, Ted & Cheryl Ackerman.

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt

Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt
Serbian Patriarch receives Ambassador of Egypt

Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Amr Aljowaily, Ambassador of Egypt to the Republic of Serbia, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 6 June 2018.

His Excellency Aljowaily thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception during which they had conversations about possibilities offered to Serbian tourists that during their stay in Egyptian resorts they might visit Christian shrines. Serbian Patriarch Irinej thanked the distinguished Ambassador for the visit and his efforts to foster friendly relations between the peoples of Egypt and Serbia.

High Representatives of the Ecumenical Patriarchate received by the Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received a delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate led by His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel of Gaul at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 June 2018.

His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel thanked His Holiness for the cordial audience during which a conversation about the current relations of the Local Orthodox Churches was held. From his side, Patriarch Irinej expressed his gratitude to His Eminence Metropolitan for the visit and his efforts to establish close ties between the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate.

The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard

The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard
The Serbian Patriarch received a high delegation from the Russian National Guard

His Holiness Irinej received in  audience  a delegation of the National Guard of the Russian Federation headed by Lieutenant General Sergei Melikov, accompanied by Commander of the Serbian Gendarmerie Colonel Goran Dragović, in the Serbian Patriarchate Palace in Belgrade on June 5, 2018.

Lieutenant Colonel Melikov thanked His Holiness for a cordial reception during which a discussion was held on the joint efforts of state and religious institutions while fighting against all the forms of threats to security in Serbia, Russia and the world.