Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

The sacrificial love of the shepherd and the obedience of the faithful

A sermon of his Eminence, Bishop Partenius of Antania, Abbot of the Holy Bigorski Monastery, delivered at the Liturgy in honour of Saint Parthenius of Lampsacus on the 20th of February 2021 My dear ones, first I would like to show my gratitude because of your devotion to come here on this day, when we…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

Come ye faithful, let us see where Christ was born!

A sermon of His Eminence, the Bishop Parthenius, Elder and Abbot of the Bigorski Monastery, uttered at Christmas during the Divine Liturgy, after the reading of the Holy Gospel Мy dear ones, one of the hymns we chanted tonight in honour of the Nativity of Christ goes as follows: : Come ye faithful, let us…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

1000 years of the Bigorski Monastery – 1000 years of holines, revival, love towards the nation

A word of gratitude of our beloved Elder and Abbot, the Bishop of Antania, Mr Parthenius, addressed to Metropolitan Timothy during the Vespers before the ceremony, in which he stressed with God-inspired words the importance of the Bigorski’s 1000th jubilee Your Holiness, Your High Reverence, Honourable and righteous Fathers, brothers monks, and sisters, Beloved guests…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

The cross is a symbol of pain, but also of resurrection and joy!

Sermon by His Eminence, Bishop Parthenius, Elder and Abbot of the Holy Bigorski Monastery, delivered at the Holy Liturgy on the Feast of the Cross in Rajcica, after the reading of the Holy Gospel, 14/27 September 2020 Year of Our Lord. Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross,…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

The mystery of the Cross is the main preaching of Christ’s Church

A sermon by His Eminence, Bishop Parthenius, Elder and Abbot of the Holy Bigorski Monastery, delivered at the Vespers for the Feast of the Cross, in the Temple of the Holy Great Martyr George the Triumphant in Rajcica, on 13/26 September 2020 Year of Our Lord. Let us stand with faith and hope before the…

Sermons of Bishop Parthenius

An appeal against the Internet abuse

A sermon of His Reverence, the Bishop of Antania and Abbot of the Bigorski Monastery, Mr Parthenius, delivered at the Vespers of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist on Friday, September 10th 2020 Year of our Lord Dear God-fearing and pious fathers, Venerable brothers, monks of this Holy Monastery, Honoured fathers of the brotherly…