Saint Cyril

Happy National Holiday of Bulgaria! The Day of the Cyrillic Letters and the Culture

Happy national holiday! On May 24 we celebrate the Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture and the Slavonic Scripture. On this day, Bulgaria celebrates the national holiday of education, culture and the creation of the Glagolics by Cyril and Methodius.

Pope Francis Sends Message of Health and Prosperity to Bulgarian People

President Rumen Radev was received by Pope Francis, as traditionally each year the head of the Roman Catholic Church gives audience to Bulgarian representatives due to the Day of Slavonic Alphabet and Culture, reported BNR.

Radev gifted to the Pope with an icon of the Holy Brothers St. St. Cyril and Methoius who are also patrons of Europe for the Catholic Church.

Today We Mark Saints Cyril and Methodius Day

On May 11th, is the church feast day of Holy brothers, Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius.

The two brothers are known also as the Apostles of the Slavs. In 862-863 Constantine Cyril the Philosopher created the oldest Old-Bulgarian alphabet "The Glagolitsa alphabet" which is supposed to had given a start the holy deals of the Apostles.