On the eve of Easter clerics have brought to Moldova from Jerusalem Fertile fire. Sacred fire has been delivered in the Hristorozhdestvensky cathedral of of Kishinev. Fire is delivered in capital already in 6th time.
Metropolitan Vladimir has expressed huge pleasure concerning successful delivery of Sacred fire from a temple of Coffin Господня, having noted considerable assistance to it republic managements. "Thanks to president Vladimir Voroninu of 6th times we light an icon lamp from Fertile fire and we bring its particle to our orthodox Christians, we bring heavenly благословление from Jerusalem to Kishinev", - the metropolitan has declared.
In turn Vladimir Voronin has paid attention, that bringing of Sacred fire to Moldova - the symbolical act, called to keep at citizens of the country belief, love to the young sovereign state, feeling of a brotherhood with all people living in our republic.
Having congratulated parishioners with easter holidays, the head of the state has assured, that this tradition of bringing of Fertile fire to Moldova will use reasonable efforts proceeded.
Fertile fire - one of the greatest miracles of Orthodox church. It appears every year, in the same place on a pray of the Orthodox patriarch. In easter night the Jerusalem patriarch enters into an altar of a temple with two extinguished candles. After perfect prays fire appears on the Coffin Dominical.
On easter divine service at the Hristorozhdestvensky cathedral there was also the chairman of parliament Marian the Magnifier, prime minister Zynaida Grechanaja, believers.
photo by Valerii Corcimari