Monastery "Sv.Trojice", Čitluk

Tradition says that the monastery of the Holy Trinity, after a place called Citluk, about 400 years old and yes is among the oldest Orthodox religious monuments in this part of Podrinje. Data from In 1878, they testified that it existed at that time the church. Locals and parish priest in 1966, at they built a new one on the foundations of the old church. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity.


A charter was found in the foundations which confirms that the church existed in 1816. The iconostasis is considered to be over 100 years old years. Although it is damaged, there are many preserved elements. The gate at the entrance to the church dates from that period. Blessed be the Bishop of Sabac - Valjevo Jovan Velimirović, seeing this place, he left it to his successor, Bishop Šabac Lavrentije was blessed to build a monastery there. The new bell tower was built in 1995, a construction of the lodgings began in 1999. From the In 1999, he settled in the monastery monasticism.


In this monastery there is a copy of the icon of the Mother of God of Tikhvin. This miraculous icon of the Most Holy Mother of God is celebrated on June 26 / July 9 and is called for help for preserving the health of children. On the north pillar the old church from 1878 was painted icon of the Virgin. Rain and bad weather, the church is most damaged just on the north side. The color is the icons spilled due to the leaking roof and the icon was crumbling. The priest, Father Kozlov, who came from Russia after the persecution of monks, in during the October Revolution, he wanted to turn the icon over to make the church look more beautiful. When he crossed the church, she called him the same night The Most Holy Mother of God told him that it was not necessary to do so. The next day he tried to correct it error, but to no avail. That night, it was revealed to him is that he will experience some discomfort. Soon after then his son Oleg fell ill and died. U Father Kozlov brought the sign of repentance from Russia a copy of the icon of the Tikhvin Mother of God, which is also today it is located in the monastery on the same pillar. Prev by this icon, people who are pious and who have strong faith, they experienced many healings and miracles.