His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Farid Zarif, Special Representative of UN Secretary General and Head of UNMIK , at the Serbian Patriarchate on 13 May 2014. Peter Due, chief of UN Office in Belgrade and Mr. Paul Mecklenburg, advisor, were also present at the audience.
The same day, Serbian Patriarch received Dr. Slavenko Terzic, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the Russian Federation.
On Saturday, May 10, 2014 the St. Mark Monastery in Sheffield Lake, Ohio celebrated their Monastery Slava. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America and His Grace Bishop Sava retired bishop of Slavonia led the faithful in prayer at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. Concelebrating clergy were V. Rev. Stavrophor Vasilije Sokolovic, V. Rev. Archimandrite Leontije (Alavanja), V. Rev. Stavrophor Djordje Mileusnic, V. Rev. Zivojin Jakovljevic, V. Rev. Mijoljub Matic, V. Rev. Milovan Katanic, Hieromonk Fr. Platon (Jovic) and Rev. Dragan Goronjic. Also serving was Protodeacon Ljubisa Mitrovic. In attendance was also V. Rev. Stavrophor Djuro Majerle. Also, Sister Anastasija from New Marcha Monastery attended.
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania was consecrated in October 1954. Slava’s have been celebrated in the parish church continuously since that time.
This year the parish Slava was celebrated on Sunday, May 4, 2014. During the Divine Liturgy with the Litya, the procession proceeded around the church three times. God provided good weather for the procession to take place.