In the Bulgarian calendar, the day of St. Ignatius (Ignazhden) is a folklore as well as a religious feast, marked by the Orthodox church on 20 December. The day is dedicated to Ignatius Theophorus, bishop of Antioch, hence he was also known as Ignatius..
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the day when fighter pilot Dimitar Spisarevski saved the city of Sofia during the Second World War . He died defending the capital from American bombing. On 20 December 1943, during a night-time bombing raid, the..
On December 9th we celebrate St. Anna - the mother of the Virgin Mary. Joachim and Anna had been childless for many years and prayed to God to grant them a baby. One day an angel of the Lord appeared to Anna and told her that she would give birth to..