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Mass Baptism at Matka, Skopje ( 01.09.2007 )

Today, on September 1, 2007, more than 200 faithful embraced the Orthodox Faith in the old monastery consecrated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, in the Matka ravine. They received Baptism in the waters of the river Treska, оn the outskirts of Skopje. Holy Baptism was performed during the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, presided by Metropolitan Agathangel of Povardarie. Present at the ceremony was Archbishop Stephen of Ohrid and Macedonia. The newly baptized partook of the Holy Mysteries of Christ. After the Baptism, followed a common meal.