Ambassador of Italy visits Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia received today an official visit of His Excellency Mr. Armando Varichio, the Ambassador of Italy. Meeting was also attended by vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno. During a cordial and warm conversation, Ambassador thanked His Holiness on the reception, and then pointed out that Patriarch of Serbia was in the service of God and people.

Patriarch of Serbia said after the warm words of welcome  that he was happy that he had the opportunity to host the high representative of the Republic of Italy.

 

Photo album "From Death into Life" available on the internet

The information and publishing institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the cooperation with the Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Serbia, in a remembrance of Patriarch Pavle of Serbia and the days of his magnificent sendoff,  printed the photo album From Death into Life. As a little credit from the Church to its faithful people and to all those who recognized in Patriarch Pavle the torchbearer of the Resurrection of Christ, or as the people of faith or the people of good will are ready to accept his brief, but wise message Let's be people! - the Information and publishing institution of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the forty-day memorial service gave one copy of this photo album.

Due to the great interest of the faithful, who did not attend the memorial service   Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose on that day, the photo album From Death into Life is today available on the official website of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the following address:

http://www.spc.rs/files/books/ispracaj/index.html

St. Sava's Day Academy in London

On Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the St. Sava church in London the Patron Saint's day of the church was formally celebrated. Most of the priests from the United Kingdom served with the head of the church, father Milun Kostic,  as well as the head of the church Lazarica from Krusevac, father Dragi Veskovac. He was a guest of the church of St. Sava this year, along with KUD October 14 from Krusevac upon the invitation of the head father Milun.

 

Bishop Jovan serves at St. Sava church at the Airport

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Shumadia on Monday February 1, 2010 on a day of St. Macaryous the Great, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the St. Sava church at the airport. Bishop of Shumadia served the Holy Liturgy with the priests who were at the church and the seminary rector of St. John Chrysostom Zoran Krstic.

Patriarch Irinej serves at Russian church of the Holy Trinity in Belgrade

On Sunday, January 31 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia  served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Church of the Podvorye of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade on the ocassion of the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kyrril of Moscow and all Russia with concelebration of the Belgrade priesthood and head of the Podvorye protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasjev.

Muslims accept the apology of Patriarch of Serbia

Regarding the statement of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia in which he expresses regret and extend his apology for his reckless statement that hurted the feelings of many Muslims, Riyasah of Islamic Community of Serbia has published the following communiqué:

Only God does not sin. People make mistakes, and when they do it then they blaspheme against God. God is pleased, when a man repents and asks forgiveness. God is more pleased when one man forgives the another one, so You shall be forgiven, so as Almighty supports us not to resent each other and that our temptations of life and happiness share in peace and respect.