ST SIMEON COMMEMORATED IN HOLY MONASTERY OF KATAMONAS

On Monday, the 3rd/16th of February 2015, the feast of St Simeon the Receiver of the Lord was observed at the Monastery dedicated to him in Katamonas, West Jerusalem. The tomb and partial relics of St Simeon are kept in this historical Monastery of the Patriarchate, granted to it by the Metropolis of Zatar, Croatia, three ...

Saint Sava – First Serbian Archbishop and Enlightener

January 2014 Rastko Nemanjić the third son of Zupan Stefan Nemanjić and his wife Ana. Rastko was tonsured a monk in 1192 and was given the name of Sava at the monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mount Athos. Soon after he went to the monastery of Vatopedi. In 1196 Zupan Stefan Nemanja left his kingdom of Raska and ...