His Holiness received today at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Iñigo De Palacio, the ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain in Serbia.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended, on the occasion of the Day of the Police Academy, the solemn celebration at the Ilija M. Kolarac Endownment.
The church municipality " Saint Prince Lazar" organized a three-day visit to the Russian Orthodox Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord nearby Bombala.
A group of children, pupils of the church school Lazarica and their parents went on a journey to the monastery on Friday, September 23, 2011. The group was led by father Branko Bosancic.
On the evening of Sunday 4 September I had the great honour of representing the Government at the Metropolitanate Day celebrations of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the La Montage function centre in Leichhardt. This event was hosted by His Grace, the Right Reverend Irinej, Bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church of Australia and New Zealand. I was joined by my State parliamentary colleagues the Hon. Linda Burney, MP, and Mr Charles Casuscelli, MP, by my Federal parliamentary colleagues the Hon. Philip Ruddock, MP, and the Hon. Bronwyn Bishop, MP, and by various local councillors. Also in attendance were many distinguished guests, including bishops from other Orthodox denominations, members of the clergy, the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia and the Consuls General of Serbia and Greece.
Since 2006, every September 27 on the Feast day of the Cross, the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade celebrates its day and its Patron Saint's Day, since the regular teaching at the Orthodox department of the Lyceum in Belgrade began on September 14, 1841 according to the Julian calendar.