President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Boris Tadic and the President of the Government of Serbia Mr. Mirko Cvetkovic extended Easter greetings to the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the priesthood and all the Orthodox believers in Serbia and abroad.
"I wish that we spend feast days in spiritual and universal peace, understanding and tolerance among the believers, friends and neighbors. If we respect tradition and Christian values we will preserve our identity, and only celebrating life through work and faith in ourselves we will create an even better society", Boris Tadic said in his greeting.
His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral served on Easter Monday, the Divine Liturgy at MOraca monastery.
During the Liturgy a great number of believers received the Holy Communion.
Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral
BY THE GRACE OF GOD
BISHOP OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
Beloved monastics, clergy, all sons and daughters, faithful spiritual children of our Holy Church in Australia and New Zealand, from a paternal heart overflowing with joy in the Risen Lord, We greet all of you on this Great Feast of Feasts exclaiming with the words of the Paschal hymnographer John of Damascus:
His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Sava Church in San Gabriel, California.