On the feast-day of Saint Sava, the first Archbishop of Serbia and Enlightener of the Serbian people, 27 January 2017, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Saint Sava in Vienna.
On this occasion the Bishop ordained Deacon Filip Milunovic as priest.
The church was full of the faithful. At the service, the Bishop and clergy cut the slava cake and blessed this year’s Church donators– family Rankovic from Vienna. After the Holy Liturgy a solemn luncheon was prepared for all the present at the Bishop’s residence.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Sinisa Mali, Mayor of Belgrade, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on February 1st, 2017.
The audience was attended by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar of Serbian Patriarch, and protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, Director of the Administration Office of the Serbian Patriarchate.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Alexis Tsipras, President of the Government of the Republic of Greece, with associates at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 1 February 2017.
The audience was attended by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar of the Serbian Patriarch.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Saint Athanasius the Great in Zemun's suburb of Plavi Horizonti on 31 January 2017 (phоto gallery).
The Patriarch was concelebrated by the priesthood of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovci, in the prayerful presence of Director of the Bureau for Cooperation with teh Churches and Religious Communities Dr. Mileta Radojevic and many believers.
His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica, principal of the Saint Sava Cathedral and Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, attended the Saint Sava’s Academy in the crypt of this Memorial Cathedral in the Vracar district on 25 January 2017.
The Saint Sava’s academy, organized by the church of Saint Sava, was attended by the Principal of the Saint Sava’s Seminary protopresbyter-stavrophor Professor Dr. Dragan Protic, Director of the Administrative Office of the Patriarchate protopresbyter-stavrophor StojadinPavlovic, spiritual elder of the church of Holy Transfiguration in Zagreb archimandrite Danilo Ljubotinja, parish priests of the Saint Sava Cathedral and many guests.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated on 29 January 2017, on the feast-day of the Precious Chains of Holy Apostle Peter, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Parasceve at Cukaricka Padina, Belgrade
Clergy of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac concelebrated to the Patriarch, in presence of a lot of faithful people and children. At the beginning of the Divine service His Holiness laid in the church some particles of the relics of Holy Great-martyr George, a precious gift of the brotherhood of the Saint Paul Monastery on Mount Athos.