Venerable Praskeva of Epibates, also known as Saint Petka of Bulgaria, is held in high esteem by Orthodox Christians in this country. Her patron saint’s day falls on October 14, known in popular tradition as Petkovden. Venerable Paraskeva of..
Each year on October 9, Bulgaria marks the Ancient Culture Day. We are talking about the indisputable influence of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, which determined the overall development of Europe from 1,000 BC until the 6 th -7 th..
This holy place was founded in 1772 as a convent of the Hilendar Monastery on Mount Athos. Over the decades, the convent of the Protection of the Mother of God (Pokrov Bogorodichen) was expanded as new buildings donated by locals were added to..