On September 8, when the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nativity of the Holy Theotokos), we take a look at the beautiful valley of Gabrovnitsa River and the Monastery of the Holy Theotokos, better..
On 2 February the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Candlemas – one of the 12 major feast days of the year. It is also called Feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ and Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It falls on the..
The Israeli town of Nazareth is often called “The Flower of the Galilee”, and also the town of the Annunciation – the place where Virgin Mary received the good tidings that she had been chosen to give birth to the Son of God. Once Joseph and Mary..
On August 15, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is one of the biggest Christian feasts, honored equally by Orthodox, Catholic and other Christian denominations. According to the Bible, this is the day..