Tag: easter
Macedonia 25.04.22 | 09:28

Second day of Easter, celebration of the greatest Christian holiday continues

Orthodox believers today celebrate the second day of Christ’s Resurrection. On this occasion, HH Stefan the Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia will serve a liturgy in the “Nativity of the Holy Mother of God” church in downtown Skopje. The Resurrection of Christ was announced yesterday...

Macedonia 24.04.22 | 19:21

Pendarovski: I hope that the light of Easter will give us strength and encouragement for good thoughts and good deeds

President Stevo Pendarovski has congratulated Pontiff of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, Archbishop of Ohrid and Macedonia, HH Stefan and all Orthodox followers, as well as members of the Evangelical-Methodist Church on the Resurrection of Christ-Easter. I sincerely wish you to spend the holidays, above...

Macedonia 24.04.22 | 19:09

Mickoski congratulates Easter: I wish health, peace and tranquility in the souls, only then can we move forward

VMRO-DPMNE leader congratulated all Orthodox Christians on one of the biggest Christian holidays – Easter, with wishes for health, happiness, peace and tranquility in their souls. Let justice defeat injustice. Let good defeat evil. Because these are days when we all celebrate with a great happiness...

Macedonia 24.04.22 | 10:12

Orthodox believers celebrate Easter

Orthodox believers celebrate Sunday the greatest Christian holiday – the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ – Easter- the day when Jesus Christ proved his divine power and rose from the dead. The Resurrection of Christ was announced at midnight in all temples of the Macedonian Orthodox...

Macedonia 22.04.22 | 17:53

St Clement of Ohrid cathedral church: Followers should firmly believe that true hope always lies in God

Easter is the greatest holiday and it shall remain so, because we love our savior, we love our God. That’s why believers should always firmly believe that true hope is always in God, because Christ said “I am the path, the truth and life”. We won’t find it outside of Him, which is why we’re...

Macedonia 17.04.22 | 11:22

Let’s unite around the progress and the future we must fight for together: Mickoski congratulates Catholic Easter

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski congratulated the great Christian holiday – the Resurrection of Christ- Easter to all Catholic believers. I wish you to spend this greatest Christian holiday in good health, joy, peace, love and tranquility. The resurrection teaches us all that with faith...

Macedonia 17.04.22 | 11:16

President Pendarovski wished happy Easter to all those celebrating

President Stevo Pendarovski wished happy Easter and to all Christian believers in the country who celebrate Easter according to the Gregorian calendar and sent a congratulation note to Dr. Kiro Stojanov, Bishop of Skopje and Eparch of Strumica and Skopje. Let us, during these holidays, inspired by Christ’s...

Macedonia 17.04.22 | 11:08

Catholics celebrate Easter

Catholics today celebrate the greatest Christian holiday, the Resurrection of Christ – Easter. Traditionally in the country, the central celebration was held last night in the Catholic Church in Skopje, where there was a Holy Liturgy. The liturgy was attended by the Mayor of the City of Skopje,...

Macedonia 02.05.21 | 11:22

Archbishop Stefan condemns planned changes to the education system, calls on all Macedonians to register in the census

In his Easter message, Archbishop Stefan of the Macedonian Orthodox Church urged the faithful to register in the on-going census, and condemned the planned education reforms by the left wing Government. A census was announced and then postponed due to the pandemic. Whenever it takes place, we as Macedonians...

Macedonia 02.05.21 | 09:06

Macedonians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christian Macedonians are celebrating Easter today. The Macedonian church uses the Julian calendar for its religious holidays. Even with the coronavirus restrictions, small groups faithful celebrated in front of churches as the overnight curfew was lifted. The resurrection of Christ is celebrated...

Macedonia 02.05.21 | 08:17

After the Easter break, the overnight curfew is back in effect

The overnight curfew is back in force today, after it was suspended for Easter. Orthodox Christians in Macedonia celebrate Easter according to the Julian calendar and the curfew was suspended so that the faithful can conduct the basic rites. Starting today, the curfew will again begin at 21h and end...

Macedonia 30.04.21 | 14:17

Zaev calls on believers to refrain from visiting churches, send prayers from home

Let’s spend this day, Good Friday, ahead of the greatest Orthodox Christian holiday of the victory of life over death, in family circles at home instead of the temples, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. “Let’s refrain this year as well from visiting churches and monasteries and send prayers...

Macedonia 26.04.21 | 09:16

Authorities to decide whether new Covid restrictions will be introduced during the upcoming Easter holidays

The current Covid-19-related restrictions set to end tomorrow, and today the Commission for Infectious Diseases is expected to analyze the epidemiological situation after which it will be decided whether there new restrictions will be introduced during the upcoming Easter holidays. In case of confirmation...

Macedonia 24.04.21 | 13:03

Warm weather predicted for the Easter weekend

Daily highs are about to almost double next week, and reach 29 degrees for the next weekend, when Macedonians celebrate Easter. After a wet and cold week, a marked change in weather will begin on Sunday. Highs will go from the low 20-ies at the start of the week to the high 20-ies by Thursday.

World 04.04.21 | 19:22

Pope Francis condemns conflict during celebration of Easter

Pope Francis celebrated Easter Mass for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and is offering the “Urbi et Orbi” blessing from St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday. Only 200 people were allowed to attend the services because of the anti-coronavirus restrictions and to prevent infection. Before the pandemic,...

Macedonia 20.04.20 | 10:00

Last day of the long Easter lockdown

Monday is the third day of the long Easter lockdown. Citizens across Macedonia were ordered to lock down in their homes on Friday evening and the order only expires on Tuesday morning. This is the second weekend long curfew that was put in place in a row, and this time it was a day longer and meant to...

Macedonia 19.04.20 | 16:38

Nikoloski: Macedonia will win, you will win, we will all win together and better days will come for Macedonia!

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski extended Sunday a video Easter message. Easter is a day for our families, for our loved ones, a day for all of us. Unfortunately, Macedonia is celebrating this Easter in a serious health and economic crisis. I am sure that Macedonia will win, you will win,...

Macedonia 19.04.20 | 16:23

Culev: Let’s be wise and reasonable, compassionate and cooperative for Easter

The Minister of the Interior, Nake Culev extended Sunday a video Easter message. In these extremely difficult times when all of us, not only in our country but also globally, are facing an extremely dangerous challenge that threatens our health, such as the coronavirus pandemic, I would like to address...

Macedonia 19.04.20 | 12:06

Pendarovski: Let Easter serve as a reminder that faith, courage and patience will lead us through this difficult period

President Stevo Pendarovski extended Sunday a video Easter message. Today is the greatest Christian holiday, the Resurrection of Christ, which caries within the powerful message that life always wins. I wish Easter to bring peace, harmony and joy into your homes, sharing them with your loved ones. I...

Macedonia 19.04.20 | 11:43

Easter in lockdown

Orthodox believers celebrate Sunday the greatest Christian holiday, Easter – the Resurrection of Christ, the day when Jesus Christ proved his divine power and rose from the dead. Due to the current COVID-19 crisis and the weekend nationwide lockdown, Easter services will take place without the presence...

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