His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hiearchal Liturgy in the church of St. Great Martyr George in Old Bezanija with the concelebration of many priests of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac. On this way Holy Great Martyr and Victory-bearer George was solemnly celebrated.
On the Sunday of the Myrrhbearers, April 29, 2012, St. George the Great and Victorious Martyr Serbian Orthodox Church in Schererville, Indiana celebrated its Patron Saint Day – Krsna Slava. Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Prota Dobrivoje Milunovic, and the responses were beautifully sung by the Bishop Stefan Lastavica Choir and our St. George Children’s Choir. Kumovi for this year’s celebration were Mr. and Mrs. Milan and Melinda Radjenovich, our longtime active and honorable members. Having just celebrated the “feast of feasts”, the Resurrection of Christ, the holy house was packed on the Myrrhbearing Sunday with our faithful members and parishioners.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem and Atanasije of Hvosno consecrated on May 3, 2012 a land for a new church devoted to St. Athanasius the Great in Zemun's suburb of Blue Horizons.
His Holiness Irinej served on Sunday, the feast day devoted to Myrrh-bearing Women, the Divine Liturgy in the church of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos in Belgrade. He was concelebrated by the brotherhood of the church with chanting of the choir. After the communion, in front of the great number of believers, His Holiness held a sermon.
Before the beginning of the regular year's session of the Plenary of the Patriarchate Steering Committee of the Serbian Orthodox Church on May 3, 2012 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija served the Invocation of the Holy Spirit in the Patriarchate Chapel of St. Symeon the Myrrh-Gushing, in the presence of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic and the members of the Plenary.