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2018-04-10
The Holy Fire has been delivered to Italy

On Holy Easter Sunday, April 8th, the Holy Fire, or Holy Light (from Greek Άγιος Φως), being the symbol of the Resurrection of Christ that is shining from the life-giving Sepulchre of the Saviour, was delivered from Jerusalem to Milan, Merano and Verona via Moscow by Aeroflot Airlines.

The joint action of the Administration of Italian parishes of Moscow Patriarchate, the Foundation of St. Andrew the First-Called and the Merano Orthodox Community of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, with support from Aeroflot Airlines and Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Milan provided the opportunity for all Orthodox parishes in Italy and adjacent countries to obtain the Holy Fire.

2019-11-11

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 […]

2019-04-27

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. […]