The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- May 2016
To His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL
of Moscow and All-Russia
CHRIST IS RISEN!
I congratulate Your Holiness on your namesday in unity of faith and in united spirit of love, and, glorifying together with you the Three-Day Resurrected Savior of the World, I pray that He renews your life and strength, with increasing success continuing your Patriarchal service in disseminating the news of His Resurrection and the salvation of souls!
With love and the Paschal joy of the Risen Christ,
Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York,
First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.