Patriarchal Epistle on the occasion The Dormition of the Mother of God


The Troyan Monastery „The Dormition of the Mother of God“ today celebrated its feast. Тhe Divine Liturgy was inaugurated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolay of Plovdiv and Patriarch Neophyte turned with sermon to the believers. “I shall open my mouth and it shall be filled with the Spirit; and I ...

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We note the memory of St. Trendafil


Today we mark the memory of St. Triandafil. He was 18 years old, a native of Stara Zagora, and was a sailor when he suffered martyrdom for his Christian faith in Constantinople on 8th August. For a year on his death reverend Nicodemus Agioritus in his work „Sinakasar“ (Constantinople, 1845) points ...

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The Holy Transfiguration of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ


For an explanation of the present Feast and understanding of its truth, it is necessary for us to turn to the very start of today’s reading from the Gospel: “Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James and John his brother, and led them up onto a high mountain by ...

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The Church of Crete will support Greece with money, medicines and essential necessities


At the end of July, a meeting of Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in Crete, which discussed the situation after the fire around Athens, which killed dozens of Greeks, burned their homes and killed their animals. From Holy Synod of the Church of Crete calls upon the Mother of ...

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Patriarch Neophyte sent a letter of condolence

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On 26 July Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte sent a letter of condolence to His Beatitude Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte said: „We received the news for those who died in tragic fires in Greece with deep sorrow and pain. In the days of tribulation for Greek people ...

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The courtyard of the Spiritual and Educational Center „St. Archangel Michael „Varna city was turned into a children’s art studio


Since 16.07 until the end of the week the courtyard of the Spiritual and Educational Center „St. Archangel Michael „Varna city was turned into an art studio, named „How wonderful are your works, Lord“. Small and bigger artists will create their paintings under the guidance of painter  Radko Murzov, inspired ...

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Bishop Polycarp welcomed Chinese Prime Minister Li Kuzian in the temple „St. Sophia“


Prime Minister Boyko Borissov officially welcomed the Prime Minister of the Republic of China Li Kuzian. He was welcomed at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier, where he was honored to have representatives of the National Guard section, Sofia Metropolitan reported. At the ceremony Li Kuzian presented a wreath in ...

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Rousse welcomes relics of St. Luke from the Crimea and the St. Matron of Moscow


With the solemn ring of the church bells on July 4, 2018, the honorable relics of St. Luke Voyno-Yasenetsky and St. Matrona Moskovska of His Eminence Rousse Metropolitan Naum, clergy and laymen, were greeted with respect, Rousse Diocese reported. The sanctuaries were brought from the Kalmyk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox ...

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A colonel became a priest in Bulgaria


He will now perform worship every week in the church of the Military Academy. Colonel priest from the reserve Yordan Bozhilov was appointed an ephemera of the temple „St. Archangels „at the Georgi Stoykov Rakovski Military Academy. From September, a worship service will be held every Monday, said General Director ...

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The „Cherry Fest“ was opened in Kyustendil town


On June 23, the 11th edition of „Cherry Fest“ was opened in Kyustendil. The feast is dedicated to the glory of the Kyustendil region as the orchard of Bulgaria. The organizers of the fest are the Municipality of Kyustendil, together with the local Institute of Agriculture. The guests of the event were ...

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