NEW YORK: February 1, 2021
Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on the anniversary of his enthronement
To His Holiness Patriarch
of Moscow and All Russia
Your Holiness Vladyko:
I wholeheartedly and with love congratulate you on the twelfth anniversary of your glorious enthronement as Patriarch of Moscow!
Sharing the joy of today’s celebrations, I prayerfully beseech from God His many mercies upon Your Holiness, wishing you Heavenly aid and boldness in bearing your Patriarchal cross, many blessed years of service in good health to the glory of God and the benefit of the Mother Church!
Asking your holy prayers, I remain as always with love in the Lord,
Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York
First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.