Metropolitan Onufriy congratulated the believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the Holy Trinity Day. Solemn divine service was held in the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.
"The Church saves everyone who is not indifferent to their earthly life and who thinks about eternal life. The Spirit of God in general is a guarantee that human life continues, "the Metropolitan Anthoniy explained.
Green Sunday is another famous name for the holiday. That is why the church is decorated with birch branches, its floor is covered with freshly cut grass, and parishioners bring flowers for consecration.
The service on this day is considered one of the most solemn in the Orthodox Church. The day after the Holy Trinity, the Christians celebrate the Day of the Holy Spirit.
As it was reported earlier, Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s President, and Volodymyr Groysman, the PM of Ukraine, congratulated the Easter Orthodox Christians with Holy Trinity (Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, the three Persons of God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, - ed.). The Head of the State wished everyone welfare, joy and called for having faith in the victory of good.