Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church begins with Divine Liturgy
The regular session of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church has begun this morning with the Divine Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral Church which was led by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.
In the work of this highest hierarchal representation and church-legaslative authority in the matters of faith, service, church order, internal structure of the Church, as well as the supreme judicial authority within their jurisdiction diocesan bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from the homeland and abroad participate. As every year, at the end of the work the Holy Assembly of Bishops will issue the Communique.
Today's feast of Saint Athanasius the Great Their Graces Bishops retired Atansije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and vicar Atanasije of Hvosno celebrate as their name day, so the service was enhanced with cutting the slava cake and blessing of the slava wheat.