The Orthodox Diocese of Burundi and Rwanda marked the Feast of Veneration of |The Holy Cross. His Grace Bishop Innocentios celebtrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Dormition in Bujumbura. Immediately after Divine Liturgy, the Procession of the Holy Cross took place inside the Church. His Grace invited the orthodox Faithful to come and venerate the Cross so that they can be energised to carry on and continue the three remaining weeks of Great Lent which leads to Easter (Pascha).
He conveyed the blessings and greetings of Our Pope and Patriach Theodoros II the Spiritual Leader of Orthodox Faithful in Africa. His Grace asked the faithful to continue to pray to Our Patriarch and the members of Holy Synod of the Patriachate to spread the Light Orthodox in Africa which seems to have a bright future.
His Grace wished everyone in attendance and to all orthodox Faithful worldwide a safe journey towards Easter (Pascha).
From the Desk of Orthodox Diocese of Burundi and Rwanda