Services and Sacraments

The Second Akathist Hymn in Praise of the Mother of God

Tonight, like a garland of fresh roses, the words "Rejoice... Rejoice... Rejoice..." were recited, and every heart was filled with joy and contentment, because the Queen Mother covers the world with love and compassion under the mantle of her prayers.…

Services and Sacraments

Rejoice, sweet-scented Lily, who gives fragrance to the faithful (First Akathist)

"It was inconspicuous and insignificant, but it became wider than the heavens. It was an endless endurance in sorrows, but it became joy for all. She felt and called herself a 'handmaid', but became Queen of Heaven and Earth. We…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

Obedience—A dogma of trinitarian love

A homily by His Grace, Bishop Partenij of Antania, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Bigorski, at the First Saturday of the Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos, on March 11th in the Year of Our Lord 2022. „Rejoice O…