Ознака:Great Lent

Services and Sacraments

Holy and Great Friday (video)

Come, let us all praise Him Who was crucified for us. Mary beheld Him on the Tree and said, "Though You endure even the Cross, You are my Son and my God." (Kontakion of Holy Friday) We are approaching now…

Services and Sacraments

Holy and Great Tuesday

Soul, mindful of your final hour, and dreading the fate of the fig tree, cultivate with diligence the talent you were given. Endure, be vigilant, and say: "May we not be shut out of the bridal chamber!"(Kontakion of Holy Tuesday)…

Services and Sacraments

Holy and Great Monday

See! The Bridegroom sets forth in the dead of night. And blessed is that servant whom he shall find on watch; unworthy the one he shall come upon lazing. See to it, soul, that sleep does not overtake you, lest…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

Should we lead up to Heaven or down to the earthly and corrupted?

A Sermon of His Eminence, Bishop Parthenius, Elder and Abbot of the Holy Bigorski Monastery, delivered during the Liturgy on the Sunday of Forgiveness, after the reading of the Holy Gospel, on March 14th 2021. In the name of the…

Services and Sacraments

Clean Wednesday – A three-day restraint

While fasting with the body, brethren, let us also fast in spirit. Let us loose every bond of iniquity; let us undo the knots of every contract made by violence; let us tear up all unjust agreements; let us give…

Events

“This is the holy and Great Lent“ – a new video for the first Lenten song

This past period one more video was made at the Bigorski Monastery, this time for the first Lenten song (carol) titled “This is the holy and Great Lent”. Its purpose was to invite all the faithful to take part in…