His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America made a visit on Thursday, July 28, 2011 to St. Mark's Monastery located outside of Lorain in Sheffield, Ohio, a short drive from the shores of Lake Erie.
This year marks the 60th anniversary since the martyrdom of the immortal and legendary leader of the Third Serbian Uprising - General Dragoljub “Draza” Mihailovic. Together with him, at the hands of atheist Communists and Serbian degenerates, other well-known Serbian champions and heroes suffered a tragic death, including General Kosta Mušicki. To commemorate this solemn historic event, a memorial service for the blessed repose of their souls was served at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Schererville, Indiana.
During several-days visit to Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic on Saturday, July 30 on the feast day of St. Marina the Great Martyr in the afternoon hours he was visiting Zabljak.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch solemnly welcomed at the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic31. July 2011 - 1:59
Tonight in a canonical visit to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch arrived in the Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery, the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic. The Patriarch was welcomed at the monastery Djurdjevi Stupovi, the seat of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic was welcomed by His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic with many priests of hierarchal regency of Berane-Andrijevica, monks of the Monastery and faithful people, who fulfilled the courtyard of the ancient Nemanjic's endowment.
Patriarch Irinej serves in St. Peter and Paul church in Bijelo Polje, and then visits Mojkovac and Zabljak30. July 2011 - 18:59
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served this morning within his first official visit to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles in Bijelo Polje, and then visited Mojkovac where in in the church of Nativity of Christ a solemn welcome was organized. Patriarch Irinej was welcomed then in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zabljak.
With priests of the Piva area, Patriarch Irinej tonight served the solemn Vesper service at the Piva monastery, and tomorrow (31.07) after solemn welcome at 8.30 am at the Saka Petrovic square in Niksic, His Holiness will serve with many Bishops and priest of our local Church the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of St. Basil of Ostrog in Niksic with a beginning at 9 am.