History of Monastery
The great leader Radič, in the days of the pious and Christ-loving despot of the Serbian and Raška lands Djuradj, built the Church of St. George
Vraćevšnica Monastery is listed (painted with frescoes) and decorated
The Rudnik area lost its independence for the first time, after a violent and devastating Turkish campaign in which the fortified towns of Ostrvica and Borač were destroyed.
The heritage of the Vraćevšnica Monastery, with the villages that belonged to it, was awarded by Despot Đurađ and his successor Stefan to the Metropolitan of Lipjan and Gračanica, Venedikt Crepović, for further care.
According to the census, Monastery is in the hands of the peasants who cultivate his land
The first major renovation of the Vraćevšnica monastery was carried out, according to the Prologue for the month of May, by the Metropolitan of Rudnik, Diomidija.
During the Great Migration of Serbs, the monks from Vraćevšnica were forced to leave their habitat to save their lives and take away the monastery's valuables by leaving. In the transmission and rescue of manuscripts, some of them reached the Pljevlja Monastery of the Holy Trinity, where they are still kept today.
During the period of Austrian rule, which lasted until the Belgrade Peace Treaty, among many repaired and arranged temples in the area of the Belgrade Metropolitanate, there was also the Vraćevšnica Church. It is noted on the northeastern pilaster that the temple was "listed", during the reign of Emperor Charles VI and Patriarch Arsenije IV Jovanović Šakabenta, with the blessing of Bishop Dositej Nikolajević of Valjevo, with the work and expense of hieromonk Mihailo, abbot of the Vraćevšnica Monastery.
The monks were forced to move to Fruška Gora, about which no written traces have been preserved.
Painter Stavro painted a new iconostasis
Melentije Pavlović, himself educated in Vraćevšnica, built with his own funds, a new school building for students from the area.
The leader Karadjordje convened the Assembly here, at which the conclusions of the Bucharest Peace were announced, and which was also attended by Consul Ivelić, the envoy of the Russian King Alexander. The people's leaders received an order, an honorary cross, and Karadjordje received the ribbon of St. Anne
Again set on fire and looted for the fourth time. the Turks tore down the domes of the church to remove the bell
On the great holiday, Cveti, Prince Miloš gathered an army in the monastery of Vraćevšnica, everyone was at the night liturgy, the leader took communion and at dawn they went to Takovo where the oath was taken and an uprising was declared.
Prince Miloš and his family to move to Kragujevac and to declare that city for the capital of Serbia. Agreements on this and other important issues were reached at the National Assembly, held in Vraćevšnica, on St. George's Day
The remains of the prince Miloš mother Višnja were transferred from Brusnica to the Vraćevšnica monastery and three of Miloš's children were later buried next to her.
Prince Miloš built a new konak in the northern part, which looked like the town houses of richer merchants of that time.
The monks made repairs and erected a "small tower" over the "beautiful painted vestibule"
Builder Nastas Stefanović unprofessionally built a new bell tower over the same western part, which seriously endangered the monastery's temple. From the preserved documents, it is known that due to the works on the construction of the mentioned bell tower, the medieval tower that was located in front of the temple, in the western part of the gate, was demolished, which could hardly be accepted as reasonable and justified.
New konak was completed with the contributions of the parishioners during the reign of Prince Milan Obrenović, as evidenced by the inscription on the south wall, placed above the entrance to the monastery port.
The Vraćevšnica Monastery, with the blessing of this Holy Bishop Nikolaj Velimirović, was founded as a women's monastery, and the first abbess was Mother Ana, who wholeheartedly helped the people.