Ознака:Great Lent

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…

Services and Sacraments

Clean Tuesday

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow. Come now, and let…

Services and Sacraments

Clean Monday

Let us observe a fast acceptable and pleasing to the Lord. True fasting is to put away all evil, to control the tongue, to forbear from anger, to abstain from lust, slander, falsehood and perjury. If we renounce these things,…

Services and Sacraments

The emotional Vespers of Forgiveness

Let us all make haste to humble the flesh by abstinence, as we set out upon the God-given course of the holy Fast; and with prayers and tears let us seek our Lord and Saviour. Laying aside all memories of…

Sermons of Archimandrite Parthenius

The Lent and the forgiveness – endeavors of Christian love

Sermon of his Beatitude, Archimandrite Parthenius, uttered during the touching Vespers of forgiveness My dear ones, let us thank God for bringing us here, in this sacred time of the Great Lent, when He opens wide the doors of mercy…