Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery Begins Daily Processions and Molebens for Deliverance From Coronavirus

Cross processions with holy relics and icons will be held and molebens will be served every day this week at Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery for deliverance from the present coronavirus pandemic.

Due to the growing threat of the virus, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has blessed monasteries to hold daily processions and molebens either at noon or following the evening service, reports the Sretensky Monastery website.

US Metropolitans offer part of their wage towards financial support of Church against coronavirus

During the yesterday’s meeting of the Holy Eparchial Synod via teleconference, the Metropolitans of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America decided that they would offer a part of their salary for the next three months towards the financial support of the Church at these difficult times of pandemic.

Patriarch of Moscow to preside over procession of miraculous icon of Virgin Mary Eleusa in Moscow

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ will preside over the procession of the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary “Eleusa” the Merciful that will take place on April 3, said the head of the Synodal Department for Church’s Relations with Society and the Mass Media, Vladimir Negoyda, as reported by ANA-MPA.

Sunday schools for children on YouTube by Metropolis of Kitros due to coronavirus outbreak

As part of measures to curb the coronavirus spread, the Metropolis of Kitros, Katerini and Platamon will live stream catechism meetings on Metropolis’ official YouTube account.

Looking for ways to reach out to all “stay-at-home” children, the Office for Youth will hold an online catechism meeting on YouTube every Saturday.

Romanian Patriarch donates 2000+ Euro for acquisition of coronavirus protective equipment

Patriarch Daniel on Monday gave over 2,000 Euro from his salary to buy protection equipment for the volunteers involved in the Patriarchate’s social campaign ‘Help with joy’ geared to helping isolated patients all over Romania. The money will provide volunteers with the necessary equipment to support vulnerable people in their area.