Patriarch Kirill to Drive around Moscow with the “Tenderness” Icon: Believers can Pray from Home

Pravmir.com team | 01 April 2020

On Friday, April 3, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill will travel around Moscow with the “Tenderness” Icon of the Mother of God.

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church addressed believers asking them to pray at home together. The faithful can start with reading the akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos and adding the prayer for deliverance of the harmful contagion – the coronavirus infection – starting at 16:00 Moscow time on Friday, April 3, 2020, reports the press service of the Synodal Department for Church’s Relations with Society and Mass Media.

The carrying of the “Tenderness” Icon from its place of residence at the Vladimir Cross Church of the Patriarchal Residence to the Epiphany Cathedral and the divine services will be broadcast live by the Spas and Soyuz TV channels.

At 18:00 on the same day, the Patriarch will preside over the Matins service of the feast day of the Eulogy of the Most Holy Theotokos in front of the “Tenderness” Icon at the Epiphany Cathedral in Moscow.

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