Proclamation of Archimandrite Damaskin as Bishop of Mohacs
September 20, 2021 – 9:22
His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch officiated the solemn rite of the proclamation of the High Venerable Archimandrite Damaskin (Grabez) for the Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar of the Bishop of Backa in the former Cathedral Church of St. Archangel Michael in Belgrade on September 18, 2021 (photo gallery).
In addition to the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, also participated in the rite of proclamation: His Beatitude Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje; and Their Graces Bishops: Lukijan de Buda, Nikanor de Banat, Irinej de Backa, Dositej of Great Britain-Scandinavia, Pahomije de Vranje, Jovan de Sumadija, Fotije de Zvornik-Tuzla, Atanasije de Mileseva, Teodosije de Raska-Prizim, Gerasim by Gornji Karlovac, David de Krusevac, Sergije de Bihac-Petrovac, Arsenije de Nis, Heruvim d’Osek-Polje and Baranja, Dimitrije from Zahumlje-Herzegovina, Isihije de Valjevo, Marko de Bregalnica, Antonije de Moravica, Stefanjote de Remesiana, Jericho de Remesiana by Top Justin from Toplica, Justin from Hvosno, Vasilije retired from Zvornik-Tuzla and Georgije retired from Canada.
After accepting the will and decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops before the current assembly of the Holy Church, which elected him Bishop of Mohács, Vicar of the Bishop of Backa at this year’s session, the proclaimed bishop Damaskin officiated the service of Vespers.