Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Transfiguration of Christ

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne). According to the Church, this is the day that Christ strengthened the belief of his disciples in his holy origin by transfiguring himself in front of the eyes of Peter, Jacob and John.Preobrazhenie starts fifty days of fasting (fish is ...

Orthodox Bulgarians Mark Christian Family Day

20/11/2012 Bulgarian Orthodox Christians mark Wednesday the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin, a day traditionally dedicated to the Christian familyand youth. The liturgical feast is also celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church. The feast is associated with an event recounted in the apocryphal Infancy Narrative of James where Mary's parents, Joachim and Anne, who had been childless, received a heavenly message that ...

Orthodox Bulgarians Mark Solemnly Crucifixion Friday

13/4/2012 Bulgarian Christians mark Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion. Good Friday, also called Holy Friday, Black Friday, Great Friday, is a holiday observed primarily by adherents to Christianity commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during Holy Week as ...

Bulgarian Iron Church Celebrates Patron Day

27/12/2010 The Bulgarian "St. Stephen" church in Istanbul is celebrating Monday the day of its patron. The Church was inaugurated in 1898 by Exarch Joseph and marks the beginning of the Bulgarian exarchate. It is also the main worship place of Bulgarian Christian Orthodox in Turkey. The Vratsa metropolitan Kalinik, bishop Naum, Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Holy ...