Saint John Chrysostom – the Name day of Archbishop John and Patron Saint's Day of Stavropegial monastery in Bitola

With the blessing of His Beautitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje kyr kyr Jovan, in a Stavropegial monastery of St. John Chrysostom in Bitola, a all night vigil service was served on the occasion of the Patron Saint's Day of the monastery and the name day of His Beatitude.

During evening and morning service His Beatitude Marko Bishop of Bregalnica and Locum tenens of Bitola served. Vicar of Archbishop, His Grace David Bishop of Stobi and Locum Tenens of Strumica served the Divine Liturgy. 

After Bishop Marko read the Gospel, he held a sermon in a presence of pious people, conveying blessings and greetings from Archbishop Jovan, who was after the political decision of the Macedonian judiciary, persecuted again on religious grounds.  

Source: Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric