Molieben

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A '''molieben''' (also called a '''moleben''', '''service of intercession''', or '''service of supplication''') is a [[supplication]] [[prayer]] service in honor of either our Lord [[Jesus Christ]], the [[Theotokos|Mother of God]], or a particular [[saint]] or [[martyr]]. It is a Russian Orthodox tradition and only an ordained [[priest]] can celebrate it.
 
A '''molieben''' (also called a '''moleben''', '''service of intercession''', or '''service of supplication''') is a [[supplication]] [[prayer]] service in honor of either our Lord [[Jesus Christ]], the [[Theotokos|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 celebrate a molieben service only in honor of a canonized saint.
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It is the custom to celebrate a molieben service only in honor of a [[Glorification|glorified]] saint.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:07, February 8, 2006

A molieben (also called a moleben, service of intercession, or service of supplication) is 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 celebrate a molieben service only in honor of a glorified saint.

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