We have received news that Patriarch Alexey of Moscow and All Russia has fallen asleep. Memory Eternal!
Pannikhida at Protection of the Holy Theotokos Russian Orthodox Church, 5401-B Clay Avenue, Austin, Texas, 78756, at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008.
"To Paradise may the angels lead thee; when thou comest, may the martyrs welcome thee, and conduct thee into the holy city, Jerusalem." - antiphon from the Roman rite funeral service (Sarum use)
His Holiness Alexey, when yet serving as a priest.
His Holiness Alexey, giving his patriarchal blessing.
Memoriam Aeternam, Domne! Вечная память!