Strumica Diocese


Berovo – St. Michael (Berovo Monastery)

St. Michael – Holy Archangel Michael – Св. Архангел Михаил in Berovo – Берово, Berovo Monastery – беровски Манастир The Berovo Monastery, a female monastery (convent) and church dedicated to the Holy warrior, Archangel Michael is located in Southeastern Macedonia in the town of Berovo near the Maleševo (Малешево) Mountains.   An inscription […]


Berovo – St. Mary Balaklija

St. Mary Balaklija – Sv. Bogorodica Balaklija – Св. Богородица Балаклија in Berovo (Берово) This church dedicated to St. Mary Balaklija is located just on the outskirts of Berovo across the Bregalnica River. We had rented a cabin, Čiplakova Koliba, Čiplakovski’s Cottage, (Chiplakova Koliba, Чиплакова Колиба), for five days to enjoy […]


Berovo – St. Elijah The Prophet

St. Elijah the Prophet – Sveti Ilija Prorok – Свети Илија Пророк in Berovo – Берово This newly constructed chapel dedicated to St. Elijah The Prophet is located in Southeastern Macedonia  just on the outskirts of the town of  Berovo.  We had rented a cabin, Čiplakova Koliba, Čiplakovski’s Cottage, (Chiplakova […]


Vodoča (Vodocha) – St. Leontius

The Saint Leontius Monastery – Manastir Sveti Leontij – Манастир Свети Леонтиј in the village of Vodoča (Vodocha) – село Водоча This church & monastery dedicated to St. Leontius is located in the village of Vodoča (Vodocha) about five kilometers from the town of Strumica (Струмица) and was built in […]


Veljuša (Veljusha) – Most Holy Virgin Eleussa

Monastery of the Most Holy Virgin Eleusa (Tenderness) – Света Богородица Елуса, (Sveta Bogorodica Eleusa) in the village of Veljuša (Вељуша, Veljusha) – Veljushki Monastery (Вељушки манастир, Veljushki Manastir) This church & monastery dedicated to St. Mary Eleussa, built in 1080 A.D., is located in the village of Veljusha (село Вељуша) […]