The Holy Light of Jerusalem brought to Bucharest on the Holy Easter

by OCP on March 31, 2010

in News


Romanian Orthodox Church

In order to increase the joy of the clergy and faithful at the Holy Easter, on Saturday night, 3 April 2010, a delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate headed by His Grace Bishop Varsanufie Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest will bring the Holy Light from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, by a special plane, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel – informs the Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate.

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel will offer the Holy Light to the clergy and faithful present at the Patriarchal Cathedral during the Resurrection service (midnight).

The deaneries of the Archdiocese of Bucharest and of some other Eparchies within the Romanian Patriarchate are invited to send delegates to the Henri Coandă International Airport on 3 April 2010, in the evening, in order to receive the Holy Light from Jerusalem and offer it to the Romanian Orthodox priests and faithful from some other parts of the country.

The event is part of the series of manifestations of 2010 that the Holy Synod declared Homage Year of the Orthodox Creed and of the Romanian Autocephaly.


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