On the feast-day of The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, (August 28th 2017 AD), in the monastery of St Joachim of Osogovo near Kriva Palanka, Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Eminence, Metropolitan of Kumanovo and Osogovo k. Dr. Joseph. The faithful communed of Christ’s Holy Mysteries.
Prior to the Liturgy, the new Altar Table was sanctified. Following the Liturgy the monastery scriptorium and both of the renovated hospices were blessed. The scriptorium was built in 1912, the Old Hospice (“Star konak”) in 1905, while the Transitory Hospice (“Prolazen konak”) in the first decades of the 20th century.