The Holy Liturgy for the Repose of Patriarch Irinej in the Belgrade Cathedral
In the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade, in front of the body of the Patriarch Irinej of blessed memory the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Hrisostom of Dabar-Bosnia with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Jovan of Sumadija, David of Krusevac and Arsenij of Nis, in the prayerful presence of His Eminence Porfirije of Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and His Grace Stefan of Remesiana, vicar ishop of the Serbian Patriarch.
There concelebrated Belgrade Bishop’s deans: archpriest staurophores Branko Mitrovic, Branko Topalovic and Bozo Bakajlic, then the principal of the Cathedral Church archpriest staurophore Petar Lukc and archdeacons Radomir Percevic, Stevan Rapajic and Damjan Bozic. With the sounds of the bells of the Cathedral, the procession, headed by a vehicle with the body of the Patriarch Irinej of blessed memory went towards the church of Saint Sava in Vracar.
The Holy Liturgy will be celebrated on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in the church of Saint Sava in Vracar, starting at 9 am. Immediately after of the Holy Liturgy, the Funeral Rite will be served, and the body of the Patriarch will be buried in the crypt of the memory church of Saint Sava.