His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II attended this morning ceremony of consecration of Military Chapel in Topcider. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia with clergy officiated the Holy Liturgy. His Majesty King Alexander I of Yugoslavia, grandfather of HRH Crown Prince Alexander has built this military compound in Topcider.
Ceremony was attended by deputy Chief of Staff of Army of Serbia Lt. Col. General Jovica Draganic, chief of training command Maj. General Djokica Petrovic, and chief of staff of Command for training brigadier General Stanko Vasiljevic.
After the Liturgy, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia addressed the gathering and expressed his happiness that Crown Prince Alexander II was attending the vent, emphasizing that his ancestors were building this compound. Patriarch also stressed out historic symbolism and interconnections among the Crown, Church and the Army that protect birders of Serbia and our people, adding that when those symbols were joined our nation had achieved things to be proud of ever since.
After the procession and consecration of the Holy Cross, chief Military priest father Selimir Vagic addressed the guests and gave grammatas to people who helped rebuilding the church.