On September 17, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the Holy Martyr Sophia and her daughters Vyara, Nadezhda and Lyubov (Faith, Hope and Love). September 17 is a holiday of the spiritual virtues- wisdom, hope, faith and love. The legend..
On September 8 all eparchies of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrate one of the biggest Christian feasts, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known also as Little Virgin Mary. It is one of the three major feasts dedicated to the Mother of God..
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks today the Dormition of St. John of Rila (Ivan Rilski), patron saint of Bulgaria and the Bulgarian People. St. John of Rila was born around 876 in the village of Skrino located at the foot of the Osogovo Mountain...
July 17 is the day on which Orthodox Christians honour the memory of the Holy Martyr Marina. In Bulgarian folk beliefs, the saint is called the Fiery Marina and symbolizes the heavenly fire. She is the patroness of the harvest and the fields. The..
Today, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Day of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, known among Bulgarians as Petrovden . St. Peter's birth name was Simon and he was an ordinary fisherman from Galilee. After becoming one of the first..
Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte is in better health. This was announced to Nova TV by the Metropolitan of Lovech diocese, Gavriil. The head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church was admitted to the neurology department of Tokuda Hospital two days ago for..
Today the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the day of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles and Illuminators Cyril and Methodius , the creators and distributors of the Slavic alphabet - the Glagolitic alphabet. In recognition of the..
On May 10, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the 68 th anniversary since the restoration of the Bulgarian Patriarchate. "We went through the atheistic regime like martyrs , under the wise leadership of our deceased father and predecessor..
The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is expecting to receive clear guidelines from this country’s Police and the National Operational Headquarters for Combating Covid-19 regarding the church services during the forthcoming Palm Sunday and..
Today the Bulgaria Orthodox Church honours the memory of Saint Sophronius of Vratsa - a Bulgarian clergyman, bishop of Vratsa, national awakener and first follower of the work of Paisii Hilendarski. In Vratsa, the feast of the saint, who is the..