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St. IVAN RILSKI (also known as St John of Rila) Day – 18 August

St. IVAN RILSKI (also known as St John of Rila) Day – 18 August

8/18/2008 12:30:03 PM

St Ivan Rilski had lived in various places until he finally settled in the wonderful Rila Mountain where he founded a monastery that has been existing until now, for more than 1000 years. He is believed to have done a lot of miracles...

St Ivan Rilski is honored as the Patron Saint of Bulgaria.

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