==Return to Macedonia and episcopacy==
After his return to Macedonia Fr. Jovan became a professor at St. Clement of Ohrid's Theological Seminary in Skopje,
latter also holding various pastorates in Macedonia. In June 1980 Fr. Jovan was tonsured a monk with the name Petar (a variation of Peter), and in 1981 was elected Metropolitan of Prespa and Bitola. On [[June 14]], 1981 Fr. Petar was consecrated to the episcopacy and enthroned the next day in Bitola's Cathedral of St. Demetrius. In 1995 Metropolitan Peter was appointed administrator of the Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand.
Metropolitans of Prespa]]
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Macedonia]]