On April 12, 2020, His Beatitude, The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD, The Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, celebrated his 69th birthday. Many hundreds birthday best wishes and blessings were sent to him. Among them were: Patriarch Coadjutor Dr. David Smith (Canada), Primate Jose Fernando de Faria (Brazil), Primate Dr. Jeffrey Pangilinan Orellana (Philippines), Primate Dr. Martin Lakwey Kiprotich (Uganda), Primate Dr. Ian Charles Adrian (Australia), Primate Dr. Raphael Marie Villiere (France), Archbishop Augustine Urumbaev (Russia), Bishop Paul J. Boardman (United States), Bishop Earl Frazier (United States), Bishop Dr. Raivo Kodanik (Estonia), Bishop Lars Sperling (Germany), Bishop Elect Adriano Amato (Switzerland/Italy) – all from The Anglocatholic Church, Minister of Social Affairs Ministry of The Republic of Estonia HE Mr. Tanel Kiik, Priest of The Orthodox Church in Estonia – Rev. Sakarias Jaan Leppik, President of European Baptist Fellowship & Vice President of Estonian Council of Churches Rev. Meego Remmel (Estonia), The President of Baptist Union in Estonia Rev. Erki Tamm, Former President of The World Methodist Council, The Reverend Dr. Maxie D. Dunnam (United States), Former Bishop of Northern Europe of The United Methodist Church Rt. Reverend Oisten Olsen (Norway), Bishop Jacob Danner (United States), Abbott Oscar Joseph from The Cistertian Order of The Holy Cross (United States), United Methodist pastor Rev. Tim Donovan (United States), Professors Dr. Tarmo Kulmar, Dr. Anne Kull and Dr. Ain Riistan from Tartu University in Estonia, The Very Rev. Jaan Tammsalu – Dean of Tallinn of The Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Estonian Lutheran pastors Dr. Jaan Lahe, Rev. Enn Auksmann, Dr. Arne Hiob, Rev. Andres Mäevere, Rev. Endel Apsalon, Rev. Avo Üprus, Rev. Üllar Nõlv, Estonian Methodist pastors Rev. Priit Gregorios Tamm, Rev. Urmas Rahuvarm, Rev. Artur Põld, Rev. Hans Lahi, Former Presidents of Baptist Union of Estonia – Rev. Joosep Tammo and Rev. Helari Puu, Baptist pastors Rev. Heldur Kajaste, Rev. Allan Helde, Rev. Hermann Mäemets, Rev. Endel Lohu, Pastor Rev. Heigo Ausmees from Tallinn Missio Church, Bishops Dick Alcaraz, Douglas Woodall and Prakash Yuhanna (Charismatic Episcopal Church), Estonian Pentecostal Church Pastor Rev. Gunnar Järve and many many more.
On the photo: His Beatitude Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, in a boat on Sea of Galilee in Israel in 2010.