In connection with the pandemic on this day, visits to churches should be abandoned.
Every day, the number of people infected with coronavirus infection continues to grow. To protect yourself and your loved ones, it is very important to continue to observe self-isolation and sanitary and epidemiological standards, as well as not to visit places with crowded people.
The head of the city, Sergey Berdnikov, congratulated Magnitogorsk residents on the upcoming holiday and requested that Trinity Day continue to comply with the sanitary regime.
“Very soon we will celebrate one of the main Christian holidays - the Trinity. Unfortunately, it so happened that this year we will meet him in the difficult conditions of the coronavirus pandemic. Many of you listened to the recommendations to stay at home on Easter and spent this day with your family. Dear believers, I appeal to you with a request to the Trinity to also refuse to visit churches and participate in mass events, observe sanitary and epidemiological standards and social distance, it is imperative to wear a mask, ”said Sergey Nikolaevich. - This holiday is of great importance for many Magnitogorsk residents, but it is no less important today to be able to abandon habits and traditions for the sake of your health and the health of others. Only by joint efforts can we stop the spread of the virus as soon as possible and remove all restrictive measures! Congratulations to all on the upcoming holiday! I wish you peace, kindness, good health and prosperity! ”
Metropolitan Gregory of Chelyabinsk and Miass also called on all Orthodox Christians in the Southern Urals to conduct a house prayer that day.
“Dear brothers and sisters, I am forced to turn to you again these days, as I have already addressed. Unfortunately, the situation with the spread of new coronavirus infection in the cities of the Southern Urals has not yet changed for the better. Therefore, I again ask all of you to refrain from visiting temples these days, pray at home, and observe the regime of self-isolation. I ask you to show prudence once again and understand the current situation. For you, live broadcasts will be organized on television and on the Internet. Divine services in our churches will be performed by priests. We will continue to pray, including ending the epidemic, as well as giving strength and strength to those who are fighting the infection, ”said Metropolitan Gregory.