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Monastery Of The Dormition Of The Theotokos

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Monastery in Berovo was founded around the Church, consecrated in honor of the Dormition, which was built in 1972-1975 in Begalska gorge, on the road from Berovo to Borovskomu the lake. It was built in the style of medieval Byzantine churches. Before its construction, there was a modest one-nave stone Church with a wooden roof and a semicircular apse. It was soon destroyed. Icons from her moved into the new temple.

A quarter of a century of its existence, the Church of the assumption of the blessed virgin Mary was in need of repair. After the temple and the buildings around it were restored, after Easter 2002 Vodochnogo monastery with the blessing of Bishop Naum arrived three monks. Thus, in Berovo appeared first male monastic community.

Monks lived due to the implementation of the icons painted by local craftsmen, Souvenirs and household items made in the monastery workshops. They also keep the apiary. In the monastery you can taste and buy delicious honey and bee products.

The monastery of the Dormition lives by a strict Charter. There is no place bustle of the city. Under centuries-old lime trees, by the river, nature itself has created a suitable area for prayer and solitude. Here are the Liturgy regularly, which need to come after hours of prayers to Jesus in their own cells. Inhabitants of Berovo, as well as any guest in need of confession or spiritual support, always welcome the Abbot of the monastery hieromonk Photius and the other monks.