Events

Christmas Eve at Bigorski

24 December 2018/6 January 2019 At the threshold of the long-awaited Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ in the evening hours before the holiday, the festivity began at the holy Bigorski monastery where a great multitude of faithful came from all over our country, united in the same love toward our humble Lord, who had…

Archimandrite Parthenius met with Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki

Archimandrite Parthenius and Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessaloniki Recently, our Elder, Archimandrite Parthenius visited the holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki, where he was cordially accepted by the holy Metropolitan of Thessaloniki, Mr. Anthimos. At the meeting our Elder expressed his gratitude to the honorable Bishop for his spiritual love and understanding, manifested through his holy apostolic mission…

Bigorski participated in the first scientific conference in Byzantine and Medieval studies

On 25th and 26th October this year, in the Congress Hall of the Cyril and Methodius University, near the mysterious waters of the so called White Lake in Ohrid, the first national conference in Byzantine and Medieval studies took place, under the title “The kingdom of Samuel – 1000 years later (1018-2018). This high level…

The world champion Adam Ondra visited The Bigorski and Rajchica Monastery

These days our two holy monasteries Bigorski and Rajchica, were visited by the worldly famous sport climbing champion Adam Ondra. The 25 year old Adam, born in Brno, for several years now has been a member of the Czech sport climbing national team and a favorite sports character, not just in his country, but also…

The noble Shurdoski brothers retrieved a great reliquary for the Church

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!   (Rom. 11,33) The wise God Who knows ahead the outcome of every deed and Whose eyes perceive even the smallest detail so nothing could be hidden from Him, revealed…

A reminiscence: 20 years since the re-consecration of the Bigorski Church

Twenty years ago, on this day, day of commemorating St. Martyr Hierotheus of Athens and our Most Revered Father Paul the Simple, happened the holy re-consecration of the Bigorski church dedicated to the Holy Forerunner and Baptist St. John. Three years before that there was a revival of monastic life in Bigorski, when in summer…