15 April 2009, Wednesday, 15:06

The Holy Fire will be delivered from Jerusalem to Moscow the Easter night

author: Marina Shumilova

The Holy Fire will be delivered from Jerusalem to Moscow with special charter flight on Saturday, April 18. The believers may receive a particle of the Holy Fire in the airport “VNUKOVO” building. Russian delegation, headed by the chairman of the board of trustees of the St Andrew the Apostle Fund Vladimir Yakunin and active manager of Moscow Patriarchy, the Archbishop of Saransk and Mordvinia Varsonophy will leave for Jerusalem on April 17. On April 18, the Great Saturday, the members of Russian delegation will become the participants of the Holy Fire appearance in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. The Fire will be delivered to Moscow by the beginning of the Easter service and presented to the Patriarch of Moscow and the whole of Russia Cyril.

It is expected that further the Holy Fire will be traditionally sent to churches and monasteries of Ufa eparchy.