On Saturday, September 19th, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord at Milton.
The Patriarch was concelebrated by protosyncelos Vasilije (Gavrilovic), protodeacon DamjanBozic and deacon Djurad jKojic. His Holiness baptized a boy, GavriloZubac, the tenth grandson of Very Revd. VasilijeTomic, parish priest of Richmond Hill and deputy of His Holiness. Following the end of the vesper service, ambassador of Serbia to Canada Mr. MihajloPapazoglu payed a visit His Holiness.
Miami, FL - The Very Reverend Stavrophor Svetozar Veselinovich fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, September 16th. May his memory be eternal!
Source: Eastern American Diocese
Serbian Patriarch Irinej in monastery of Holy Transfiguration at Milton
His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, as administrator of the Diocese of Canada, has been paying his second canonical visit to Canada. Patriarch Irinej arrived on Saturday, 12 September 2015. On the next day, on Sunday, September 13th, His Holiness celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of the Lord, the residence seat of the Diocese. He was concelebrated by clergy of the Diocese of Canada.
His Holiness Irinej officiated at the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in New York on 12 September 2015.
Serbian Patriarch Irinej was concelebrated by Their Graces Bishops Mitrophan of Eastern America, Justin of Zica and Maxim of Western America, as well as by many Orthodox priests from New York. Patriarch Irinej delivered a sermon. An agape of love and a special program were prepared. Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America and the principal of the Cathedral church Revd. Djokan Makstorovic greeted His Holiness. To memorize this visit, Patriarch Irinej received an encolpion as a gift.
The Serbian Sisters celebrated their slava, the Nativity of the Theotokos, on Sunday September 20.
The Holy Hierarchical Liturgy was served by His Holiness the Patriarch of Serbia and Administrator of the Canadian Dioses Irinej. Serving alongside His Holiness were: archpriest Vasilije (Gavrilovic), V. Rev. Steva Stojisavljevic, V. Rev. Vojislav Pavlovic, and protodeacon Damjan Bozic. Our choir Stevan Mokranjac responded to the Liturgy.