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The Orthodox today, Holy Saturday

April 22 2006

Today the Orthodox - Holy Saturday. On this day, believers remember the burial of Christ and the descent into hell, come to the temple to worship the Holy Shroud - the image of the burial cloth of the Saviour.

On Holy Saturday, sanctify the Passover meal - cakes, cheese and dyed Easter eggs. Patriarch Alexy of Moscow's tradition goes round the temples. A Passover night, he will serve as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. In the evening there will bring the Holy Fire from Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre, reports NTV.

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