Services and Sacraments

The Ascension of Christ – bringing and uniting human nature with the Lord

O Christ our God, upon fulfilling Your dispensation for our sake, You ascended in Glory, uniting the earthly with the heavenly. You were never separate but remained inseparable, and cried out to those who love You, "I am with you and no one is against you." (Kontakion of the feast) The Feast of the Ascension…

Consecration of the chapel dedicated to Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker

Consecration of the chapel dedicated to Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker located in the East Palace of the Monastery Complex at the Bigorski Monastery In this festive period of the Resurrection of the Christ, on the Week of the Samaritan Woman, the chapel dedicated to our Holy Father St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, has been consecrated. To…

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 from his blessing. He embraced with his blessing the old streets of Struga through the…

Pashal Lythany at the Prechista Monastery – blessing from the Heavenly Empress

Just like in the Divine services, where every chant ends with the praise of the One who is the reason for our salvation, this Holy Pashal week is also crowned with the holliday of the most pure Theotokos, called The Life-Giving Fountain – Balikli. The history of this holliday begins in the middle of the…

(Video) Vespers of Love

The Paschal joy still glitters in the hearts of faithful, fulfilling their homes with the rays of the never-setting light of the Eighth Day. The message about the Conquerer of death, Who rose from His grave, echoes loudly throughout the entire Orthodox world and continues to send its unearthly love, comforting to all the people.…

The Wonderworker of Lampsakos – monastery feast of Bigorski

The Bigorski Monastery shines again, filled with its numerous spiritual children, who came inspired by a single thought – to offer prayers and praise to the Holy Wonderworker of Lampsakos Parthenios, because for 25 years now he has been interceeding before the Divine Throne for their beloved Elder who carries his glorious name. And it’s…