Fertile fire has arrived to Petersburg
By a special flight from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday, April 15, in St. Petersburg brought the lamps with Holy fire from the Holy Sepulcher. Lamp with fire will go to the main Church of the Orthodox denomination — the Kazan Cathedral.
As the correspondent of “Fontanka”, the plane of special flight “Jerusalem — Saint-Petersburg” has landed in Pulkovo at 21:50. Lamps with fire in the Northern capital brought the Abbot of St. Panteleimon Church of St. Petersburg Archpriest Alexander Rumyantsev, entrepreneur Denis Gostev and a member of the delegation Sergey Pavlov.
At a solemn meeting at the St. Petersburg airport was accessible by invitation only. A delegation from the Jerusalem Shrine at the ramp expecting the clergyman of the Kazan Cathedral Alexey Dorofeev, Vice-President of the Foundation of St. Andrew Zalina Medoyev and about ten representatives of the Fund. They on Easter night turn light with Holy fire to the churches and cathedrals of the city.
The lamp will be delivered to the Kazan Cathedral to the night vigil, which will be headed by Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga Varsonofy.
Passengers a piece of the Holy fire kept the representative of the chapel of St. Anthony the Great in Pulkovo.