The fire that befell Chilandar (Chelandariou, Hilandar) the night of March 3-4, 2004.  is a colossal catastrophe that swallowed more than 800 years of Byzantine and Serbian history.


Aftermath of destructive fire that befell the Serbian monastery of Chilandar on Holy Mt. Athos - View of monastery from northwest side where many monastery buildings were destroyed


The Serbian Orthodox Church has opened bank accounts in Europe, the Americas and Australia for donations to Chilandar. The account numbers are available on the Internet site of the SOC: www.spc.yu



St. Luke's Brotherhood is accepting donations for reconstruction of Chilandar Monastery. It is a registered  charitable organization, and as such, can issue income tax receipts to Canadian residents.