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Doxology in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East

Church of Serbia – 15/10/18

The solemn doxology was officiated in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East in the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade on 11 October 2018.

During the solemn and joyful rite of doxology, served by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Lukic, the dean of the Cathedral church; with concelebration of protodeacons Radomir Percevic and Stevan Rapajic , the Primate of the Church of Antioch His Beatitude John X was standing in the patriarchal throne, in a prayerful presence of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej.

The solemn rite was attended by members of the entourage of the Primate of the Church of Antioch: Their Eminences Metropolitans Basilios of Akkar and Joseph of New York and North America, archimandrites Procopius, Parthenios and Alexios, deacon George Yaacoub, hierodeacon John, as well as by hierarchs of the Serbian Church: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana and Their Graces Bishops Irinej of Backa, Jovan of Sumadija, Stefan of Remesiana and Isihije of Mohacs.

Beside the faithful people, the doxology was attended also by ambassadors of Syria and Lebanon, Mr. Ousman Saab and Mrs. Nada Al, and members of the entourage of the Patriarch of Antioch Mr. Elias Kasrine el Halabi, Carol Saba, Husam Salibi and Charbel Bastoury and Mrs. Lea Adel, as well as by the General Secretary of the Holy Synod of Bishops protopresbyter-staurophor Dr. Savo Jovic, Director of the Administrative Office of the Patriarchate protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic and the chief secretary of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic.

After the solemn rite of doxology, a solemn dinner in honour of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and all East was given at the Patriarchal residence.

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