Greeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to His Beatitude Hieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Hieronymos II with the commemoration day of his heavenly patron:
beloved in the Lord Brother and Concelebrant:
I wholeheartedly congratulate you on the commemoration day of your heavenly patron – St. Jerome of Stridonium, a glorious man of faith and renowned translator and interpreter of the Holy Scriptures.
Through the prayers and intercession of the saint may the All-Merciful God help you in your difficult primatial ministry performed for the benefit of your Christian flock going through the hard time of trials.
I wish Your Beatitude spiritual and physical strength, and peace and prosperity to the God-loving Greek people.
With brotherly love in the Lord,
PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA