Solemn Academy on the occasion of eight centuries of Djurdjevi Stupovi
On Saturday, 3 August 2013, Bishop Joanikije with priests, monks and the faithful of the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic welcomed His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. Patriarch Irinej served on the eve of the feast of Saint Mary Magdalene the solemn vespers .
After that, at 9 p.m. a solemn Academy was held at the monastery courtyard which was attended by several thousand believers from Montenegro, Serbia, Republic of Srpska and other countries of Europe and the world. Patriarch Irinej, Serbnian Patriarch; President of Montenegro Mr. Filip Vujanovic, who is also the president of the Organization Committee of this great jubilee, as well as many bishops of the Local Orthodox Churches and representatives of political and public life attended this magnificent event.
Source: Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic