NEW YORK: April 14, 2017
Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Sends Paschal Greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
To His Holiness
Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia
Your Holiness, CHRIST IS RISEN!
I express heartfelt congratulations to you on the Pascha of Christ, which brings to us salvation and renewal, opening our path to eternal life!
May this feast be an inexhaustible source of joy and strength for all the devoted members of the flock of the Mother Church! May the Resurrected Christ God bring down His rich and abundant mercies and gifts upon Your Holiness in your Patriarchal service to the benefit of the Russian Church and upon your God-preserved flock!
Beseeching your holy prayers, I remain unwaveringly devoted to Your Holiness in love in the Resurrected Christ,
Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York,
First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.
Pascha of the Lord 2017.