Patron Saint-Day in the Bishop’s Palace in Novi Sad
On the feast day of the Circumcision of the Lord and the memory of Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia, a Patron Saint-day of the side chapel in the Bishop’s palace in Novi Sad was celebrated.
The celebration of the feast daty of the side chapel in the Bishop’s palace commenced in the evening of the Eve of the feast day. In the prayerful presence of His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa, PhD, the feast day’s Vesper service was celebrated by archrpriest Miodrag Sipka with the concelebration of deacon Branko Bandobranski. On the feast day, 14 January 2021, the feast day’s Matin was celebrated by archpriest Vladan Simic, Secretary of the Diocese of Backa, with the concelebration of deacon Branko. Bishop Isihije of Mohacs officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of Archimandrite Serafim (Baltic), archpriest Grigorije Sapsaj, protodeacon Goran Botoski and hierodeacon Justin (Zivanic). Bishop Irinej of Backa, PhD, attended prayerfully the Liturgy.
At the end of the Holy Liturgy, Bishop Isihije of Mohacs performed the rite of blessing of slava gifts. Chanters of the Saint Sava Memorial Cathedral in Vracar and students of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade sang responses.
— Source: Diocese of Backa / spc.rs