On Sunday, February 27, 2011 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia officiated at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago. Patriarch was greeted and welcomed by the children of the cathedral parish.
On Friday, February 25, 2011, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej accompanied by Bishop George of Canada and Longin of Nova Gracanica-Midwestern America and its official follower protodeacon professor Dr. Stanimir Spasovic, visited St. Sava academy, parish house at Cathedral church of St. Ressurection of Christ in Chicago.
With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy this morning in the Patriarchate chapel dedicated to the founder of the Serbian state and the church - St. Simeon the Myrrh-streaming, who is celebrated today prayerfully by Our Church.
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zica, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija served on the day of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-streaming the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Studenica monastery.
On Saturday, February 26th, on the eve of Meatfare Sunday, His Holiness, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, accompanied by Bishop Longin of Nova Gracanica-Midwestern America visited the Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral, the seat of the Chicago and Mid-American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) in Des Plaines, the suburb of Chicago.