Services and Sacraments

Memory of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, equal to Apostles

„These two most blessed and God - pleasing men proved to be nothing less than Moses and Aaron.  Endowed by the same God’s Spirit from above, bestowed with a double blessing, they took the people out of the darkest devil’s sea, sank the imaginary Pharaon and destroyed all his power.  Since they armed themselves with…

(Video) The glorious litany – a joy for Struga

It’s been ten years now since the revived Litany of Struga started announcing joy, and it keeps on sending everywhere around our country, as if rays of light, the blessing of St. George. It gives the faithful who come to this amazing spiritual event in greater and greater numbers with each year, the renewed blaze…

(video) Three monastic tonsures at the monastery feast in Rajchica

While celebrating the Holiday of all holidays which came to us as a spiritual spring  and a lavish source of grace - the bright and glorious Resurrection of the One Who is the Path, the Truth and the Life Itself – we also rejoice over the renowned Great Martyr who followed that Path, Truth and…

Clean Wednesday – A three-day restraint

While fasting with the body, brethren, let us also fast in spirit. Let us loose every bond of iniquity; let us undo the knots of every contract made by violence; let us tear up all unjust agreements; let us give bread to the hungry and welcome to our house the poor who have no roof…

Clean Tuesday

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow. Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be…

Clean Monday

Let us observe a fast acceptable and pleasing to the Lord. True fasting is to put away all evil, to control the tongue, to forbear from anger, to abstain from lust, slander, falsehood and perjury. If we renounce these things, then is our fasting true and acceptable to God.   This is the time of…