Pakrac: Vigil Service in honor of the New Martyrs of Jasenovac




Church of Serbia – 26/4/18

On the eve of the feast-day of the New Martyrs of the Jasenovac and on the occasion of the 73th anniversary of the breakthrough of the last Jasenovac prisoners, clergy and faithful people of Pakrac, Slavonia,  gathered in Pakrac on April 21, 2018 to celebrate a vigil service.

On that occasion, in the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity a festive evening service was officiated by His Grace Jovan Bishop of Pakrac-Slavonia, along Rev. Djordje Ostojic,  parish priest from Daruvar, and  deacon Milan Jovic.

The Diocesan Bishop of Slavonia Jovan explained significance of the forthcoming prayerful gathering at Mlaka and the memory of the Jasenovac victims, he invited all the present to prayerfully participate in the consecration of the renovated church of the Holy Prophet Elijah in Mlaka, which would be performed by His Holiness Patriarch Irinej with some hierarchs and clergy.

Orthodox Diocese of Slavonia