Events

Visit of His Eminence Metropolitan Andrew of Arkalochori (Patriarchate of Constantinople)

God's self-abasement and condescension to mankind, through the incarnation of the Son and the Word of God, is an event of incomparable existential importance for all of humanity, but also for each person individually. The joy of that unspeakble act of God's love towards mankind, which filled both the material and the spiritual space at…

Visit of the Ambassador of Ukraine to North Macedonia to Bigorski Monastery

Today, the Ambassador of Ukraine to North Macedonia, Her Excellency Mrs. Larisa Dir, accompanied by her colleagues, came to the Holy Monastery of Bigorski for a friendly visit. Our esteemed guests were welcomed in the spirit of monastic hospitality. First, our guests were told about the history and the contemporary mission of the Monastery and…

Concelebration in Piacenza, Italy

Archimandrite Dositej, a monk of Bigorski Monastery, celebrated the Divine Liturgy today in the Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle and St. Prohor of Pčinje in Piacenza, Italy, at the invitation of His Eminence, Metropolitan Pimen of Europe of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, and with the blessing of our local bishop, His Eminence Metropolitan Timotej…

Graceful climbing to Krcin

This is the seventh year since with the blessing of our Elder, Bishop Parthenius, the tradition was established to celebrate Holy Liturgy on the mountain top of Great Krcin, our so-called Mount Tabor of Transfiguration, our hill of joy. Part of the Bigorski brothers and sisters of St. George Convent took upon themselves the feat…

A friendly visit of the US Ambassador

Today our Holy Monastery was honoured with a friendly visit by the US Ambassador, Her Excellency Kate Marie Byrnes. The highly esteemed guest and her dear friend were warmly welcomed by our Elder, Bishop Parthenius, in the spirit of monastic hospitality and kindness. During this heartfelt meeting in the study of our Elder, he acquainted…

Most joyful annunciation from Constantinople: The Ecumenical Patriarchate recognised our historical and reinstated Ohrid Archbishopric as canonical

This is the day which the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad therein. „It is the Day of Resurrection, let us be radiant, o ye people “, because the annunciation came for the resurrection of our glorious, holy, ancient and most beloved Ohrid Archbishopric! Just like Christ’s Gospel once brought light to…