Orthodox Christians celebrate the Trinity

Orthodox Christians met the Holy Trinity Day, or Pentecost. Usually on this day the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church serves divine Liturgy at the Moscow Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra is the main feast day of the monastery. However, this year the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill will conduct a festive Liturgy in the closed skete in the Church of St. Alexander Nevsky near Peredelkino. The decision was taken at the insistence of the doctors, explained the head of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media Vladimir Legoyda.

Pentecost is the birthday of the Church. On this day, according to the book “the Acts of the apostles” for the disciples of Christ came the Holy Spirit. After that they went to all parts of the world preaching Christianity.

the people of Trinity is one of my favorite holidays. On this day, temples are decorated with branches, grass and flowers, which symbolizes renewal, reports RIA Novosti.

However, this year because of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 believers will have to abide by several limitations. In some regions of Russia the churches are still closed. Priests are recommended to pray at home and watch live broadcasts of the divine services. In those regions where churches are already open — for example, in Moscow and the Moscow region – the faithful are asked to observe social distance, which on the floor in the Church of the markings. Praying should have a mask and gloves, or get those personal protective equipment at the entrance to the temple. Everyone who came to the service, will change the temperature.