We celebrate the memory of Saint Paisius of Hilendar


Saint Paisius of Hilandar was born in the year 1722 in Bansko into a pious family. One of his brothers, Laurence, was igumen of Hilandar Monastery, and another was noted as a generous benefactor of Orthodox temples and monasteries. Saint Paisius himself went through his obedience at Rila Monastery. In ...

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Priest Lukas Naplatanov died


On June 16, 2018 priest Luca (Lubomir) Naplatianov died. He was born on April 27 1960. For many years he was a priest at the Dormition of the Mother of God Church in Sofia. God rest his soul! Eternal and blessed to be his memory!

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Memorial service was celebrated on the occasion of 80th anniversary of the Metropolitan of Skopje Neophyte


Yesterday Metropolitan of Ruse Naum together with  Bishop of Tiveriopol Tikhon, patriarchal vicar, held a memorial service in memory of the Metropolitan of Skopje Neophyte. This year, 80 years have elapsed since his death. Metropolitan Neophyte was born in 1870 in Ohrid, in the family of waking Bulgarians. His relative ...

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Metropolitan of Sofia opened a charity campaign for an apparatus to be donated to „Sheinovo“ Hospital


Department „Compassion and charity“ Sofia’s Metropolitan opened a new charity campaign to raise an apparatus for „Sheinovo“ Hospital. The department recalls that ROTEMSIGMA was recently donated for the needs of the children’s clinic at  „Pirogov“. „In the days of the blessing feast, we are again addressing you with a call to help ...

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Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Jerusalem Patriarch Teofil III


During his official visit to Israel, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with His Holiness Jerusalem Patriarch Teofil III. The delegation of Prime participate Western European Metropolitan Anthony, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev, Minister of Education and Science Krasimir Valchev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and National Coordinator on Anti-Semitism Georgi ...

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National Assembly President Tsveta Karayancheva met with Georgian Patriarch Ilia II


National Assembly Chairman Tsveta Karayancheva talks with Patriarch of Georgia His Holiness Ilia II during her official visit to the country. Representatives of the Bulgarian parliamentary delegation – the Chairman of the Friendship Group Bulgaria – Georgia Christina Sidorova and the MPs Alexander Ivanov, Yordan Apostolov, Velislava Krasteva and Simeon Naydenov ...

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The Apostles St. Peter and Paul


On June 29 we celebrate the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, two men whose dedication to the formation and sustenance of Christianity in the first century A.D. made them true pillars of the Church. Both men were chosen by Christ to minister to the world and both were given ...

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Patriarchal and Synodical Epistle on the occasion of the 1000th anniversary of the establishment of the Bulgarian Archbishopric of Ohrid 10th June 2018


Beloved in the Lord children of our Holy Church, During the last more than half year, the attention of the Church and of the society in Bulgaria has been greatly focused on the neighbouring Republic of Macedonia and more particularly on the topic of the Orthodox Church status in this ...

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An exhibition „Bulgarian Saints“ from the Metropolis of Nevrokop was opened


On June 8, 2018, an exhibition of children’s drawings was opened in Metropolitan of Nevrokop. The exhibition is dedicated to the holiday „Sunday of All Bulgarian Saints“. More than 90 students from the schools in Gotse Delchev and Hadzhidimovo took part. The youngest participant is Georgi Hristov, 6 years old from ...

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The 1000th anniversary of the establishment of the Bulgarian Ohrid Archbishopric was celebrated


On Sunday of all Bulgarian saints, the Bulgarian Church celebrated 1000 years since the establishment of the Bulgarian Archbishopric of Ohrid. His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory of Veliko Tarnovo headed the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky. His Holiness the Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit also attended the service. Metropolitans of ...

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