Vigil Saturday night in the main church.
The Altar is the grave of Blessed Fr. Seraphim (Rose) of Platina.
Liturgy outside Sunday morning.
Procession back to the main church Sunday morning.
In the trapeza for a meal following Divine Liturgy.
The nave of the main church.
Pilgrims gathered in the trapeza await the start of the lecture series on Blessed Fr. Seraphim.
Refreshments during a break in the lectures.
Hieromonk Damascene, author of the book on Blessed Fr. Seraphim's Life, begins his talk.
Hieromonk Damascene takes pilgrims on a tour of Blessed Fr. Seraphim's cell. Fr. Damascene has lived here for over two decades, and has preserved it almost exactly as when Fr. Seraphim was alive. Most of the structure is original.
Blessed Fr. Seraphim's grave in afternoon light.
Pilgrims and monks gather to greet His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, the diocesan prelate of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia. Read more about him at http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/administration.html.
Metropolitan Joseph emerges from the main church to greet pilgrims.
Chanting at the chliros Monday morning during Matins in honor of the 25th anniversary of the repose of Blessed Fr. Seraphim.
His Grace, the Right Reverend Dr. Porfirije, Vicar Bishop of Jegra (L) and His Grace, the Right Reverend Dr. Maxim, Bishop of Western America.
HIeromonk Damascene holding Bishop Porfirije's Panaghia and Pectoral Cross during the Vesting of the Bishops Monday morning.
Metropolitan Joseph and Bishop Maxim.
Metroplitan Joseph, Bishop Maxim and Bishop Porfirije.
In the Altar of the main church.
The start of the Little Entrance.
Metropolitan Joseph serving the Proskomedia.
Procession to Blessed Fr. Seraphim's grave following Divine Liturgy, Monday morning.
The Deacon proceeding to cense the graveyard up the hill from Fr. Seraphim's grave.
Everyone gathered to serve the Memorial Service for Blessed Fr. Seraphim.
It is a Serbian Orthodox custom to pour wine on the kolyva and on the grave of the person being commemorated during the Memorial Service.
The choir from the Bulgarian Orthodox parish in Santa Rosa, CA sings a few hymns before Metropolitan Joseph's talk.
Metropolitan Joseph giving his lecture on Blessed Fr. Seraphim. He announced that the Bulgarian edition of Hieromonk Damascene's book, *Father Seraphim Rose: His Life and Works*, had just been published. In his talk he beautifully eulogized Fr. Seraphim, speaking often about how much Fr. Seraphim has meant to him and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.