Patriarch Irinej solemnly welcomed at Gracanica monastery
On the Eve of the feast day of Saint Lazarus His Holiness Irinej solemnly welcomed in Gracanica monastery.
The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church came to the monastery of Gracanica accompanied by Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and Bishop Justin of Timok. The clergy of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren along with children wearing national costumes welcomed the Patriarch and the bishops. After vespers and supper, church dignitaries and guests attended the traditional poetic vigil in front of the monastery church.
On this occasion Serbian Patriarch received the Charter of Gracanica as a humble statement of sincere thanksgiving for all that he, in his life-long service to God and the Church of God, gave for Kosovo and Metohija.
Source: Diocese of Raska-Prizren