In June, in Bulgaria, citizens who have the names Asen, Asparuh, Asya, Desislava, Desislav, Desina, Krum, Kamen, Kamena, Kremena, Panayot, Rumen, Rumiana, Chavdar celebrate their name days.

According to bourgas.ru, in June in Bulgaria, citizens who have the names Asen, Asparuh, Asya, Desislava, Desislav, Desina, Krum, Kamen, Kamena, Kremena, Panayot, Rumen, Rumiana, Chavdar celebrate their name days.

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church today celebrates the Sunday of All Bulgarian Saints.

The number of Bulgarians canonized as saints is 104.
Among them are 12 patriarchs or bishops, including Rev. Joakim Turnovski, Rev. Theodosius Tarnovski, St. Euthymius Patriarch Tarnovski, St. Cyprian Tsamblak, Rev. Efrem Pechki, four kings and princes – St. Prince Boyan-Enravota, St. Prince Boris the Pokrustitel, St. Tsar Peter Bulgarsky, St. Yoan-Vladimir Bulgarsky, three warriors, 87 canonized martyrs.

The first Bulgarian saint known by name was both a prince and a martyr. This is St. Enravota or Boyan, who suffered for the Christian faith in the 30s of the 9th century. The eldest son of Khan Omurtag was executed in Pliska on the orders of his brother Malamir. Before saying goodbye to earthly life, Enravot said: “The faith for which I am now dying will spread throughout the Bulgarian land…”.

Thirty years later Bulgaria was baptized.

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