Announcements

In honour of the Independence Day

Bigorski Monastery "St John the Baptist" What the oxygen for the body is, that is the liberty for the human soul. The more self-awareness a nation has, the more it cherishes its freedom. (Iv. S) September 8th, 1991 proclaimed to the entire world the truth that Macedonia is worthy of the gift of freedom and…

Official Statement of our Archbishop on the conversion of St. Sophia of Constantinople

Archbishop Mr Stephen On behalf of the Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric, His Beatitude Mr Stephen sent a letter of compassion and support to His Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople. In the letter, he expressed his deep concern, shared with the whole Christian world, about the decision to convert into a…

Let’s be human and help little Leo

Dear friends, Let's be human and help this little super hero to win the battle and realise the right to careless childhood, the right to normal life ... We appeal to you to join us and support little Leo in this great challenge for him! Leo was born on November 12, 2018. Only 5 days…

Time schedule for the Divine services of Passion Week

April 20th – SATURDAY OF LAZARUS 06:30 A.M. – Mattins and Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 16:00 P.M. – Small Vespers 20:00 P.M. – Vigil (Vespers, Mattins, First Hour)   April 21th – PALM SUNDAY 07:30 A.M. – Third and Sixth Hour, Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 16:00 P.M. – Ninth Hour, Vespers 21:00 P.M.…

Let’s show how special we are! Let’s show that we care!

Let's show how special we are! Let's show that we care!   Let's be humanе! Sarah Nasteska from Ohrid, who is 15 years old, has been diagnosed with ANEMIA APLASTICA. As quick as possible a bone marrow transplantation is needed, for which the only suitable donor is his brother. For Sarah's treatment, the pediatric clinic…

Invitation to the monastery feast

Monday, 10th September 18:30 h. – Ceremonial Vespers Divine service Tuesday, 11th September 7:30 h. – Mattins Divine service 8:45 h. – Welcoming of the Metropolitan of Debar and Kichevo, His Eminence, Mr. Timothy 9:00 h. – Festive Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrisostom The glorious Bigorski sanctuary, which in the past centuries has truly been a pride for our ancestors and a…