Easter greetings of Head of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov for Christians who celebrate Easter according to the Gregorian calendar
Dear parish priests, members of Christian churches in the Republic of Karelia, believers who celebrate Easter according to the Gregorian calendar,
I wish you a Happy Easter!
The Easter traditions create a special atmosphere, filling hearts with true joy and hope. This day unites people and reminds us of the importance of Christian values which became foundational for the spirituality of Russia’s ethic groups.
May the fire of faith, hope and love never die down in your hearts and may the Easter joy stay with you for the whole year! I wish happiness, all good things, concord, and good health to you, your families, and loves one! Happy holiday!
Artur Parfenchikov, Head of the Republic of Karelia