His Grace Bishop Jovan of Lipljan, vicar of Serbian Patriarch, served statie with procession on Holy Friday in the Patriarchat of Pec with chanting of the nuns of this holy family.
His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America celebrated the Paschal feast at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The host priest, V. Rev. Stavrophor Dragoljub Malich assisted the bishop at the liturgical celebration.
The St. George parish hosted the last of the Deanery Vespers on Sunday, April 8, 2012, Palm Sunday. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America joined the clergy for the evening Vesper service. V. Rev. Janko Rajlich, the dean of the Cleveland Deanery, led the evening service with the concelebration of eight priests both from the Cleveland deanery and the local pan Orthodox community and one deacon.
On Easter Monday, April 16, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Liturgy in Belgrade's monastery of Rakovica. On this occasion, the Patriarch was concelebrated by a few priests and deacons, and nuns of this holy family chanted. Following the Holy Liturgy, Patriarch Irinej served the memorial service for Serbian Patriarchs Pavle and Dimitrije of blessed repose who are buried in the monastery courtyard.
Bishop Teodosije with priests of the parish of Gracanica served this evening in Gracanica monastery the morning service of Great Friday during which twelve paschal Gospels were read. The service was attended by sisterhood of the monastery with the heugomene Efrosinija, the faithful from Gracanica and a few soldiers of the Greek KFOR.
Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren