THOUSANDS JOIN PILGRIMAGE PROCESSION IN MONTENEGRO TO CELEBRATE ST. BASIL OF OSTROG

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/5/17 The annual procession to Ostrog Monastery, near the town of Niksic, Montenegro, began on Wednesday, culminating in the liturgical celebrations in honor of St. Basil of Ostrog today. Around 2,000 people began the 25-mile trek from the capital of Podgorica on Wednesday, being joined by thousands more throughout the night and on Thursday, ...

Saint Basil the Bishop of Ostrog

Church of Serbia- May 2016 Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk, was born of pious parents in the sixteenth century in the Popov district of Herzegovina. At the age of maturity he left his parental home and settled in the Trebinsk monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and became a monk. For his ...

CUTTING ST BASIL’S PIE AT THE PATRIARCHATE – 2015

At 5:00 pm on New Year’s Eve, namely Tuesday the 31st of December 2014/13th of January 2015, the pie-cutting ceremony took place at the Patriarchate’s Hall of Events. At the beginning of the ceremony, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem addressed guests in celebration of the New Year. The Fathers then sang the Apolytikion of the Circumcision of the ...