Serbian Orthodox Church
On Sunday of the Prodigal son, February 12, His Grace Bishop Konstantin of Middle Europe served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Sava in Hannover. He was concelebrated by local priests.
On Saturday, February 11, 2012 His Grace Bishop Marko of Bitolj visited Bishop Milutin of Valjevo. During a brotherly talk about the life of the Church, Bishop stressed the significance of the meetings, and how mutual meeting were important, how they contribute strengthening of the conciliar awareness, and how much wealth they provide through an exchange of different opinions and experiences.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on February 15, on the feast day of the Meeting of the Lord (Sretenje) the Divine Liturgy in Ruzica church on Kalimegdan. He was concelebrated by many priests and deacons, and the choir of this holy church chanted.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch accompanied by vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended the central ceremony regarding the Statehood Day, which was held at the House of the National Assembly in Belgrade on February 15, 2012. On this occasion President of the Republic of Serbia Boris Tadic handed to prominent individuals and institutions for for outstanding achievements in the field of sports, culture, security, medicine and science.
The Holy Holy Hierarchal Liturgy of the Serbian Orthodox Church gave primarius Dr Dragutin Trickovic, director of the Dr Vukan Čupić Mother and Child Health Care Institute of Serbia in New Belgrade, with the highest distinction of the Serbian Orthodox Church - Order of Saint Sava of the Third Degree, for active love for the Holy Mother Church and persistent testimony of Resurrected Christ. On the feast day of Sretenje Dr Trickovic was awarded with this order by His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of His Holiness, on the behalf and with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.