Djurdjevi Stupovi celebrate 800th anniversary of its existence
On the feast day of Saint Mary Magdalene, on 4 August 2013, the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi celebrated eight centuries of its existence.
Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church along with bishops of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. Besides many believers at the Liturgy there were also Prime Minister of Serbia Mr. Ivica Dacic, Minister of Education Mr. Zarko Obradovic, Minister of Culture and Information Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, Ambassador of Serbia in Podgorica Mr. Zoran Lutovac, Ambassador of the Russian Federation Mr. Andrei Nesterenko and Ambassador of Ukraine Mrs. Oskana Slyusarenko.
Following the Holy Liturgy there was a music program.
On the occasion of the celebration of eight centuries of the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi an order of Saint George of the first degree was granted to Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Prime Minister Mr. Ivica Dacic.
Source:Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic