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A '''''' (also called a '''''', '''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 an ordained [[priest]]can
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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 Mother of God, or a particular saint or martyr. It is a Slavic service, but closely related to the Paraklesis service. A molieben is usually served by an ordained priest, but a laymen can also do a molieben, although in a modified form.
|Services of the Orthodox Church|
|Eucharist: Divine Liturgy | When the Eucharist cannot be served: Typika|
|Daily Cycle (Divine Office)|
|Vespers | Compline | Midnight Office | Matins|
|Little Hours (Prime,Terce,Sext,None) | Royal Hours | Mesorion|
|Akathist Hymn | Paraklesis | Moleben|
|Great Blessing of Water | Artoklasia|
|Baptism-Chrismation Service | Holy Unction|
|Ordination Service | Marriage Service|
|Funeral Service | Memorial Service|
It is the custom to celebrate a molieben service only in honor of a glorified saint.
- Tropar & Kontakion for Royal Martyrs & New Martyrs Of Russia compiled by Fr. Demetrios Serfes
- The Order of the General Moleben, according to the usage of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia