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Historical visit of Athonites to the Archdiocese of Ohrid (PHOTOS)

On Saturday, the abbot of the Holy Monastery of Esphigmenou on Mount Athos, Archimandrite Bartholomew, accompanied by the fathers of the Monastery, and the Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Saints Anargyroi Chernogorski Archimandrite Nikanoros from the  Church of Bulgaria, visited the Holy Monastery of St. John the Baptist Bighorski on the territory of the…

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…

The Sunday of the Paralytic

This my joy therefore is fulfilled (John 3,29). - was testified by the one who exclaimed in the desert, the greatest born from a woman, the Baptist of our Lord, pouring springs of joy upon us from its icon named Bigorska. Namely today his church was a witness to a very rare event, unseen in…

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…

Premiere of the documentary about Bigorski

Dear readers, Our friends, fans, brothers and sisters, We are especially pleased to inform you that on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m. the online premiere of the new documentary film about the Holy Bigorski Monastery, entitled "1000 years – Witness of the Light", will occur. The broadcast of the film will take place on…

Vespers at the church of the Life-giving Spring in Athens

Today, within the programme of the First International Festival of Byzantine singing in Athens, the choir of the Holy Bigorski Monastery took part in the festive and resurrectional Vespers in the beautiful temple of the Mother of God, dedicated to her Life-giving Spring. The brothers sang in Church Slavonic language as a second choir,  antiphonically…