Students from Bulgaria, Albania and Serbia on a visit to the Strumica Diocese ( 12.06.2005 )
These days, on a visit to the Strumica Diocese and the monasteries, in organisation of the World Macedonian Congress and its president Mr. Todor Petrov, are the students who study in
In the monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos Eleusa, Metropolitan of Strumica Nahum held a synaxis at which he pointed out to the students that it is very important to realize three things in our life:
First, that we are the children of God and that “we love Him because He first loved us”.
Second, that we are created by the image of God and we all have the chance to attain the likeness of God in a real personal relationship with Him.
Third, that God created our soul by His image and nothing can fill it except God.
After the synaxis, in the spring Crvenec, in the vicinity of the monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos Eleusa, Metropolitan of Strumica Nahum baptised five students: Ilija Ivanovski, Iva Pavlović, Mileva Mema, Enkleda Kitani and Jonkida Trajko. After the Baptism, in the monastery of the Holy Fifteen Hieromartyrs of Tiberiopolis a lunch for the students was served. Afterwards, the Metropolitan Nahum of Strumica showed to the quests the male monastery of Saints Clement and Nahum of Ohrid in Hamzali, and accommodated the quests in the hotel “Sirius”.