His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN scheduled the Fifth St. Petersburg Deanery Meeting on Christian Education to be held at St. King Milutin Serbian Orthodox Church of Jacksonville, Florida. The meeting was held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 in conjunction with the St. Petersburg Deanery Clergy Confession.
The St. Petersburg Deanery previously was a part of the Washington Deanery and has shown much growth in recent years. In addition to significant activity in the individual parishes, the Deanery has held youth camps that are very well attended.
His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America attended the Lenten Vespers for the Cleveland Deanery, the second group, hosted by Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngstown, Ohio.
V. Rev. Stavrophor Janko Rajlich, the dean led the evening's service with the con-celebration of V. Rev. Stavrophor Dragan Filipovic, V. Rev. Dragomir Tuba, Protonamesnik Milovan Katanic and host Rev. Dragan Goronjic.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received today, on March 26, 2012 in the Serbian Patriarchate Mrs. Nafsika Chr. Krousti, ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Belgrade.
His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral served on March 18, 2012 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Basil of Ostrog on Bezanijska Kosa.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on Friday, March 23 on the fourth week of the Great Lent, the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts in Belgrade's church of Sts. Constantine and Helen. On this occasion the confession of the clergy of the Episcopal Deanery of Belgrade-Posavina was done. A brotherly meeting followed, during which His Holiness Serbian Patriarch listened to problems of the priesthood and addressed them with the words of wisdom.