Events

Ordination of the Elder and Abbot Parthenius as Bishop of Antania

For many years, our Father, newly ordained Bishop of Antania, Mr Parthenius! “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain…” (John 15:16) The episcopal ministry is a sublime expression of the apostolic succession and continuation of…

Constantinople – the symbol of Christian greatness and a message of repentance

Today the crown of the earthly kingdom has been surrendered by the King of all cities, succumbed to torment the city of the Mother of God, Constantine’s treasure, is purified by fire and a garland shining with glory from the hands of the Creator of the centuries receives this home of saints and beloved city…

The Bigorski Monastery welcomed their spiritual father as a newly elected bishop

With great joy, the Bigorski Monastery, together with the gathered faithful believers, welcomed with dignity their Elder and Abbot, Archimandrite Parthenius, who today was unanimously elected as a new bishop by the Holy Hierarchs of the Holy Synod of the MOC-OA. On the occasion of the solemn welcome, the Elder addressed these fatherly words to…

Our Elder and Abbot Archimandrite Parthenius, was unanimously honoured as a vicar Bishop

Today, when we celebrate the memory of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, who is well reknown in the Church and often called as the “Apostle of Love”, our Elder and Abbot, Archimandrite Parthenius, was unanimously honoured with the most sublime and holy apostolic hierarchical title by the Holy Synod of the MOC…

Blessings all over Struga

After he blessed us with his gracious visit and filled with joy our monastic family that gathered in Rajchica to venerate his holy memory, this year also, in spite of the epidemy, St. George Triumphant didn’t deprive the lovely Struga of his blessing. He embraced with his blessing the old streets of Struga through the…

The presents from Germany – great joy for the children

The wonderful gifts from Germany, which were prepared with great love and sent to our monastery, awakened much joy and warmed the children's hearts. As a small annunciation of the most joyful Christmas celebration, the Bigorsky monastery rejoiced with the cheerful tinkle of many children who received with a visible thrill the gifts presented by…