Magnificent celebration of Saint Petka on Cukarica

28/10/13

The feast day of Venerable mother Parascheva was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church at Cukarica dedicated to this great saint

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of the local priests. The choir of this church Saint Joachim and Annasang responses.

Lots of the faithful gathered at the Holy Liturgy to prayerfully celebrate the feast day dedicated to Saint Petka, out great protector and worshipper before the Lord.

This year the host of the slava was the Ratkovic family from Pec, on Kosovo and Metohija from Pec.

After the cutting the slava cake,  His Holiness presented Mr. Oliver Njego, opera singer and professor of the Musical Academy in Belgrade,  the order of Saint Stefan Lazarevic, Despot of Serbia, for his selfless dedication and efforts to preserve the Orthodox faith, national identity and cultural heritage in the field of culture and mission in our country and abroad.

The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was attended by president of the Municipality of Cukarica Mr. Zoran Gajic and head of the Operative Centre of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs Mr. Milomir Cabarkapa.

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