Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Petkovden

15/10/2012 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Petkovden on Sunday, October 14, a day that marks the beginning of the winter in the country. On this day, the Bulgarian Christian-Orthodox honor Saint Petka-Paraskeva Tarnovska. October 14 in Bulgaria is commonly known as Petkovden. Reverend Petka was born near the Sea of Marmara in the 11th century. After leading a ...

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox Honor Saint Varvara

4/12/2011 Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark Sunday the Day of Saint Varvara. Saint Varvara, known in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the Great Martyr Varvara, was an early Christian saint and martyr. Her name can be traced to the 7th century, and veneration of her was common, especially in the East, from the 9th century. As one of the ...

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 ...