Theophany procession and swimming for the Precious Cross

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Saint Nicholas Church in Zemun on 19 January 2020, on the feast of Theophany.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by local clergy. The Holy Liturgy was attended by Crown Prince Aleksandar and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic, Assistant Director of the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities Dr Marko Nikolic, representatives of Municipality of Zemun, representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces, Gendarmerie, Fire Brigade, Police and lots of faithful people.

Elevation of the Holy Cross in the Cathedral church in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Belgrade on 18 January 2020, on the feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross.

The Patriarch was concelebrated by the local clergy.

Prayer of Supplication at the beginning of the New Year in front of Saint Sava Cathedral in Vracar

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served a prayer of supplication (moleben) and sent prayers for the salvation of the people in Montenegro, Kosovo and Metohija and all Serbian places on the plateau in front of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Vracar on 13 January 2020 (phоto gallery).

The Patriarch was concelebrated by the clergy of the Archbishopric of Belgrade-Karlovac in the prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, head of the Saint Sava Cathedral. After the prayer of supplication, at midnight, to the delight of the many faithful people of the capital, a traditional fireworks show was prepared.

The Patriarch receives Ambassador of Serbia to Ukraine

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received a newly appointed Ambassador of Serbia to Ukraine, His Excellency Aleksandar Jovanovic, in the Serbian Patriarchate on 15 January 2020.

The reception was attended by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa.

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Singing Society

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on 14 January 2020, on the feast day of the Saint Basil the Great, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Belgrade's Cathedral church during which he broke the slava cake of the First Belgrade Singing Society. (photо gallery).