His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the priesthood of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac served yesterday on July 15, 2012 the Divine Liturgy in the church of St. Nicholas in Zemun. After the liturgical gathering His Holiness informed about the works on the restoration of this oldest Zemun's church.
On the church slava, the feast of Sts. Kosmas and Damian, Bishop Jovan of Sumadija in picturesque Sumadian's village of Sipic served the Divine Liturgy.
The spiritual joy of this gathering was enhanced by 120th anniversary of the foundation of the parish of Sipic.
The feast of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul and this 2012 was solemnly celebrated in Arandjelovac, in the church devoted to their honour. The feast's vigil service, at which there were many believers, was served by HIs Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, with the concelebration of local priests.
On Thursday, July 12, 2012 Peter and Paul's monastery celebrated its slava with the Divine Liturgy which was served by His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina. During the Liturgy there was a baptism, and many believers partook the Holy Sacrament. After the solemn procession, Bishop Grigorije addressed the present.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on July 10, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Francois-Xavier Deniau, ambassador of the Republic of France in Belgrade and Mr. Henri Loyrette, General Director of the Louvre Museum in Paris with associates.