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A moleben (also called a molieben, service of intercession, or service of supplication) is a a supplication prayer service in honor of either our Lord Jesus Christ, the Mother of God, or a particular saint or martyr. It is a Russian Orthodox tradition and only an ordained priest can celebrate it.
It is the custom to only celebrate a moleben service in honor of a canonized saint.