His Grace Bishop Irinej celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Paterson church on the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Friday July 7, 2017. Deacon Jovan Anicic and parish priest Fr. Djokan Majstorovic concelebrated with His Grace. Many of the faithful were present for service, despite poor weather conditions.
In his homily, Bishop Irinej focused on the miraculous conception and birth of St. John the Baptist, highlighting St. John the Baptist as the greatest one born of a woman.
After the service, the Kolo sisters prepared and served lunch in the church hall. The faithful then had an opportunity to meet and talk with His Grace Bishop Irinej about different projects and activities in the community. During this, his third visit, to the St. John the Baptist parish, Bishop Irinej was very pleased by the steady progress of the faithful, as well as their dedication and commitment to spiritual growth.