Bringing of the Holy Fire with the Unquenchable Vigil Lamp
from Jerusalem in Ukraine on the Day of Holy Easter
April 20th, 2014
On the day of Holy Easter, orthodox believers all over the world have met the Holy Fire from the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
At night of 19-20 April for the first time in the history the head of the Orthodox church, namely His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and Ukraine, has delivered the Holy Fire from the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem to Borispol. At the airport the Fire was distributed to orthodox parishes and was sent to all cities of Ukraine. The Holy Fire also was delivered in All-Ukrainian vigil lamp, which was made by the craftsmen of Classic Jewelry House "Lobortas" in 2008 with the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine. Later His Eminence Metropolitan Onufriy has delivered the Holy Fire in Kiev Monastery of the Caves and distributed it to the believers in the Refectory Church of Saint Anthony and Theodothius, where paschal midnight service was held.