Ad Multos Annos, Holy Hierarch!

Church of Serbia – 26/1/2020

A  decade since the election of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, as the 45th primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church marked in the ceremonial hall of the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 22 January 2020.

The film’s author and editor of photo-monograph is protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, Director of the Administration Board of the Patriarchate. The publishers of the photo-monograph are the Administration Board of the Patriarchate and the Sluzbeni Glasnik publishing house.

The celebration in the Serbian Patriarchate, besides the Serbian Patriarch, was attended by the Crown Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic, Vicar Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Catholic Archbishop of Belgrade Stanislav Hocevar with his secretary, Director of the Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities Dr. Mileta Radojevic, a high dignitary of the Islamic Community, high representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces, Police, educational institutions, health institutions, cultural and public life of the capital and the priesthood of the Archdiocese of Belgrade-Karlovac.

The Director of the Sluzbeni Glasnik, Dr. Jelena Trivan, addressed the audience on behalf of the publishers, whereas University Professor Darko Tanaskovic presented an elaboration on the ministry of the Patriarch.

A screening of the film on the life and activities of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej followed, after which the Patriarch greeted and blessed all the present.

The Patriarch thanked protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic for his hard work and dedication, all the employees of the Administration Board of the Patriarchate and the Patriarchate of Serbia, the Sluzbeni Glasnik personnel as the publisher of the ten-volume photo-monograph, as well as Prof. Dr. Darko Tanaskovic and playwright Mrs. Biljana Djurovic.