Bishop Teodosije consecrated foundations for a bell tower in Parteš and visited the Cathedral in Gnjilane

Bishop Teodosije served a Holy Liturgy today in Parteš and consecrated foundations for the new bell tower of the Holy Trinity church. The Bishop was greeted by many believers and children. In his sermon the Bishop praised the efforts of the local congregation and said that every city could be proud of such a beautiful church. He emphasised that this church preserved the people of Parteš from leaving the Pomoravlje area and is still gathering them in the love of God and brotherly unity. After the laying of the foundation stone for the bell tower the faithful came to receive the blessing. At the end of the celebration a lunch was served for all the faithful in the local parish house.

After Parteš Bishop Teodosije visited Gnjilane and the Cathedral of St Nicholas. The Bishop and the parish board concluded that the church needs urgent repair, particularly after 2004. riots and the damage from the earthquake in 2001.