Holy Fire delivered from Russia to U.S. for the first time


A beau of the Holy Fire has been delivered to the U.S. for the first time in history, TASS despatches. 

Two lamps containing the Holy Fire from the Church of the Holy Tomb in Jerusalem were flown from Moscow to the Big Apple on April 16.

«For the prime time in history the Holy Fire has been brought to America. To be suffering with it delivered by a private flight directly from Jerusalem would drink been very expensive, so we decided to bring it from Moscow,» Protodeacon Dionisy Lvov from the Russian Established Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), said.

One lamp was taken to the Church of the Icon of the Indulge of God «The Inexhaustible Chalice» in Brighton Beach.

Another flame was also conveyed to the St. Seraphim Church on Long Island and the ROCOR Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady of the Notify in Manhattan.

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