Serbian Patriarch visited Diocese of Timok

Serbian Patriarch visited Diocese of Timok
Serbian Patriarch visited Diocese of Timok
Serbian Patriarch visited Diocese of Timok
Serbian Patriarch visited Diocese of Timok

On the radiant Feast of Resurrection of Christ, April 20th, 2014, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej visited the Diocese of Timok (Eastern Serbia). In front of the church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Zajecar a solemn welcome was organized: Patriarch Irinej was welcomed by Bishop Justin of Timok with clergy, monks and the faithful people.

Patriarch Irinej thanked the Bishop for the welcome speech. Then a reception was held in honor of the Patriarch and his entourage at the Diocesan Centre in Zajecar.

Holy and Great Thursday at Cathedral church of Holy Michael the Archangel

Holy and Great Thursday at Cathedral church of Holy Michael the Archangel
Holy and Great Thursday at Cathedral church of Holy Michael the Archangel
Holy and Great Thursday at Cathedral church of Holy Michael the Archangel
Holy and Great Thursday at Cathedral church of Holy Michael the Archangel

On Holy and Great Thursday Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Liturgy  with the concelebration of local clergy at the Cathedral church in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana and the faithful of the Serbian capital attended the service.

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in Jerusalem

Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren has undertaken a pilgrimage in the Holy Land, where he is going to participate in celebrations of the Feast of Resurrection of Christ.

On Lazarus Saturday the Bishop visited Bethany, where he concelebrated to Patriarch Teophilos of Jerusalem during the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the church built on the place of  Lazarus’ home. In the afternoon the Bishop and many pilgrims in the Holy city participated in the solemn procession from Bethphage to Jerusalem in memory of the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem. On Palm Sunday Bishop Teodosije concelebrated during the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Beatitude Patriarch Teophilus of Jerusalem in the great church of the Resurrection of Christ.