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Church of St. John the Baptist


The singular presence of a temple dedicated to St. John the Baptist stands as a distinctive mark in Sofia’s spiritual landscape. Nestled within the “Obelya” district, this sacred edifice, consecrated on January 7, 2008, on the auspicious feast day of St. John the Baptist, carries deep significance.

The consecration ceremony, graced by the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Maximus, marked the culmination of dedicated efforts and community support. Constructed through collaborative endeavors between the Sofia Metropolis and the benevolent contributions of the locals from “Obelya,” this temple stands as a testament to collective faith and devotion.

This spiritual sanctuary serves as more than just a place of worship; it embodies the unity of purpose, symbolizing the profound ties between the community and their shared commitment to their spiritual beliefs. The dedication and support shown in its construction speak volumes about the profound reverence for St. John the Baptist and the values of unity and faith upheld by the people of “Obelya.”

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