His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended yesterday, on June 11, 2012 on the occasion of the inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic. The reception at the building of the Presidency of Serbia was also attended by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of Serbian Patriarch.  

Visit of Patriarch Irinej and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops to President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

His Holiness Irinej accompanied by His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa and Jovan of Sumadija on the second day of his visit, on June 8, 2012 visited President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Ivo Josipovic and Prime Minister of Croatia Mr. Zoran Milovanovic. 

Sunday of All Saints

Sunday of All Saints

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on First Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday of All Saints, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Belgrade, and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served in the church of Saint Mark. 

Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb

Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb

After the evening service in the church of St. Sava in Zagreb where His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was present along with the host Metropolitan Jovan and many Bishops of our Holy Church, the reception was held at the premises of the spiritual centre. Among invitees there were high representatives of the City of Zagreb led by mayor Milan Bandic, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Stanislav Vukicevic, representatives of the Serbian institutions and organizations in Croatia, as well as the all who helped finishing of the construction of this magnificent church. For the great help and cooperation during the construction of the Grammar school and the spiritual centre, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch awarded Mayor of Zagreb Mr. Milan Bandic the Order of Emperor Constantine the Great. 

Consecration of the church of St. Sava in Zagreb

Consecration of the church of St. Sava in Zagreb
Consecration of the church of St. Sava in Zagreb
Consecration of the church of St. Sava in Zagreb
Consecration of the church of St. Sava in Zagreb

On Saturday, June 9, 2012 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch consecrated a new church of Saint Sava in Zagreb, built within a building of the grammar school of Kantakuzin Katarina Brankovic and the spiritual centre in the Monastery of Saint Petka, at Sveti Duh. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was concelebrated by Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla, Bishop Lukijan of Osek-Polje and Baranja, Vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica with many priests and deacons.