Orthodox Christians celebrate the Trinity

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In Ukraine celebrate the Trinity

The Trinity is celebrated on the 50th day after Easter.

Orthodox Christians Sunday, June 4, celebrate one of 12 main Church holidays – the day of the Holy Trinity.

The Trinity is celebrated on the 50th day after Easter, because this day is also called Pentecost.

Traditionally on this day, temples are decorated with birch branches, flowers and grass as symbols of renewal. The priests at Trinity are also in green vestments.

Your first name of the holiday was in honor of the descent of the Holy spirit on the apostles, which promised them the Christ even before his Ascension. The descent of the Holy spirit symbolizes the concern of all Persons Triune God of the world: God the Father creates the world, God the Son redeems people from slavery to the devil, God the Holy Spirit sanctifies the world through the Church and the preaching of the faith to all peoples.

Died former head of the Greek Catholics of Ukraine

In connection with the celebration Ukrainians will rest Monday, June 5, which has been declared a public holiday.