Notice of the funeral of Bishop Atanasije of blessed repose

The funeral of retired Bishop Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021, according to the following schedule:

• 8.30 am - Matin with requiem for the dead in the Cathedral church in Trebinje,
• 10.00 am - Holy Liturgy in front of the Cathedral church in Trebinje,
• 12.00 pm- Departure of the funeral procession, with the funeral of our dear Bishop, accompanied by priests and faithful people, from the Cathedral church in Trebinje to the monastery Tvrdos (passing through the main gate of the courtyard, further, through Desanka Maksimovic Street, through Njegoševa, then turning into Vojvode Stepe Stepanovic Street, to the roundabout, and further through Zasad Polje to the monastery Tvrdos),
• 1.30 pm - Burial in the Chapel of the Resurrection of the Lord at the cemetery of the Tvrdos Monastery

Until the day of the funeral, the body of the late Bishop Atanasije will be exhibited at the Trebinje Cathedral church, where, on Friday, March 5, 2021, from 9:00 AM, the Holy Liturgy will be served with the adoration of the faithful.

The Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and the Littoral is asking everyone who will attend the services and funeral of Bishop Atanasije to strictly adhere to the anti-pandemic measures prescribed by the competent institutions.

Representative of the Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina for the media,
deacon Branislav Rajkovic

Source: Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina