Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman congratulated the believers on palm Sunday. Congratulations to the Prime Minister published on his page in Facebook.
“I congratulate believers on palm Sunday! I wish peace to your hearts, health to family and God’s blessings,” wrote the Prime Minister.
Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko also congratulated Orthodox Christians on palm Sunday.
Related news: Orthodox Christians celebrate palm Sunday
We will remind, on April 24 the Orthodox Church celebrates on Sunday, one of the twelve major feasts of the Entry into Jerusalem, or palm Sunday.
Palm Sunday traditionally begins the week before Easter, anticipating the next six days the most strict fasting – the Holy week (the week) when the Church recalls the suffering and death of the Savior. In this day and also the night before Lazarus Saturday, believers handed out in churches sanctified willow branch in Ukraine they replace the palm branches that welcomed the Lord at Jerusalem.