Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy and Memorial Service for Victims of the NATO Aggression

Church of Serbia – 27/3/19

On the second Sunday of Lent, 24 March 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles in Nis with the concelebration of the Diocesan Bishop, His Grace Arsenije of Nis.

After the Divine Liturgy, the memorial service (panichida) for all those who had lost their lives during the inhumane NATO aggression in 1999 was served. The Cathedral church was full of the faithful.

Bishop Arsenije of Nis welcomed the Patriarch and thanked him on behalf of the Diocese of Nis and the City of Nis for having served the Holy Liturgy and the memorial service for the victims of the  NATO aggression upon our country.

The Holy Liturgy and the memorial service were attended, among others, by Mayor of Nis Mr. Darko Bulatovic and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Milosav Simovic.