The offering of the Paschal Flame in Orthodox parishes in Italy has become a beautiful tradition thanks to the joint efforts of the Administration of Italian parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate, the Fund of St. Andrew the First-Called and the Nadezhda Borodina Russian Centre in Merano with the assistance of the Russian Consulate in Milan. On 1 May 2016, a spark of the Paschal Flame from the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem was welcomed in Verona, Merano, Venice and Rome.
The event took 2 days, this year it was dedicated to the theme “Family in life of young generation: issues, practices and opportunities”. 400 participants from 11 countries: Russia, Serbia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Italy, China, Poland, USA, Georgia and Montenegro attended the Forum this year. The “Sanctity of Motherhood” program has been implemented since 2006 […]
The delegation of the Foundation of Saint Andrew the First-Called delivered the Holy Fire to Moscow from the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem. Hundreds of believers welcomed the Holy Fire at Vnukovo International Airport. They could get parts of the Holy Fire in order to bring it to their homes and churches. […]