To Moscow delivered the Holy light

To Moscow delivered the Holy light

MOSCOW, April 15 — RIA Novosti. The Holy fire delivered from Jerusalem to Moscow in the international airport Vnukovo-1 landed the plane with the delegation of St. Andrew Foundation (FAP), who received the relic at the temple of the Holy Sepulchre.

In Russia, the fire brought by the special flight in a special lampstands, designed on the principle of those used to transport the Olympic flame.

After about half an hour the Chairman of Board of Trustees FAP, Vladimir Yakunin and vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Bishop Irinarkh of Krasnogorsk will give the Holy fire Patriarch Kirill at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, where we begin the Easter service.

The Holy fire symbolizes the miraculous light of the Resurrection spoken of even the Apostle Peter. The fire lights up every year at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on the eve of Easter through the prayers of the Patriarch of Jerusalem, and other representatives of the Orthodox clergy and tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered in the temple, in the streets and squares.

The delegation of St. Andrew Foundation in “Vnukovo-1” met hundreds of believers who will be able to obtain particles of the Holy fire, to bring Holiness in their homes and temples.

According to the established tradition, the Holy fire will go to thousands of churches in Russia, CIS and far abroad. During Bright week (the first week after Easter) the Holy fire will be available in the office of the Fund of St. Andrew in Moscow at the address: street Pokrovka, the house 42, building 5 (from 9.00 to 18.00). Those wishing to have their lamps.