Welcome to the Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God! We are sure that you will find peace and tranquility in this place. This temple is located in Manastirska Street, in Zrenjanin. Below you will be able to learn more about him. This monastery has been gathering believers for centuries and providing comfort and hope to the Serbian people. To begin with, we must point out that the Presentation is one of the 5 great feasts of the Mother of God, which means the introduction of the Most Holy Mother of God into the temple. It is celebrated on November 21 according to the old calendar, and on December 4 according to the new calendar.
History of the Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God
The Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God was built in 1777. However, the story of this temple begins much earlier. On the site of today's church, there was a monastery at the beginning of the 18th century. As a remnant of that building, the chapel of St. Raphael has been preserved. Raphael was a monk who was proclaimed a saint and healer during his lifetime. According to the legend, after his death, healing water flowed from the old elm tree in the church gate, with which people treated various types of eye diseases. This elm, unfortunately, was destroyed in a fire about thirty years ago and remained cut branches to testify to the history of this temple.
Appearance and characteristics of the Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God
It is a baroque building, located not far from the center of Zrenjanin. The iconostasis of this temple was painted by Arsenija Teodorović, while Stevan Aleksić was in charge of the frescoes. In the Temple of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God, you feel carefree. Visit this monastery while you are in Zrenjanin, light candles for your loved ones for health or for the dead for peace and enjoy it with your family!
How to get to the monastery?
The Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God is a little more than 1 kilometer away from the center of Zrenjanin. We have selected for you 2 paths by which you can reach it:
- by car or taxi (across Takovska Street you will need only 3 minutes drive)
- on foot (get to know the city of Zrenjanin by walking to the Temple of the Introduction - in fifteen minutes you can reach it via Milutin Milanković Boulevard and Cara Dušana Street)
If you have opted for a taxi service, we have set aside a couple of phones for you to save you time:
First Taxi Zrenjanin: 023 266999; Green Halo Taxi: 023 588888 and Eco taxi: 023 525525.
In the Church of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God, religious service is performed regularly. On Holy Saturday, the liturgy in this temple is performed at 8 am, while the morning on Easter is at midnight. Then all the believers gather to offer their prayers to God together and hope together for their fulfillment.