Patron Saint-day of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja

Church of Serbia – 7/11/2019

The solemn celebration of the 950th anniversary of the monastery of Venerable Prohor of Pcinja was marked on the Eve of the feast day, 31 October 2019, with All-Night Vigil service officiated by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch.

His Holiness was concelebrated by the clergy of the Diocese of Vranje and clerics from other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church. His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid also attended the Vigil service.

The next day, on the feast day, His Grace Bishop Marko of Bregalnica celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops David of Stobi and Pahomije of Vranje, as well as of the priests of the Diocese of Vranje and guests from other dioceses of the Serbian Church, in a prayerful participation of His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid.

Next to many faithful, the Liturgy was attended by: Assistant Director of the Office for Churches and Religious Communities Mr. Branko Boric with associates, Mayor of Vranje Mr. Dejan Trickovic with associates, President of the Municipality of Trgoviste Mr. Nenad Krstic with his colleagues, commander of the 4th Brigade of the Serbian Armed Forces Brigadier General Slobodan Stopa with associates, representatives of institutions, organizations and associations from the Pcinja county etc.

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