Services and Sacraments

The Feast of the Presentation, celebrated with a blessing from Mount Athos in the Monastery of the Holy Virgin

If a tree is known by its fruit and if every good tree bears good fruit, how then does the Mother of Goodness herself and the Parent of eternal Beauty, not surpass all earthly and heavenly goods with her incomparable…

Services and Sacraments

Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Holy Monastery of Prečista

How exalted are the works of faith! In the space and time of the Church, that miraculous ship of salvation, which invites everyone in, and where there is a place for everyone, we are all related. In the Church, we…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

The Queen of Heaven: An Icon of Motherhood

A homily by His Grace Bishop Partenij, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Bigorski, on the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, given at Divine Liturgy after the reading of the Gospel, on August 28th in the…