On Saturday 24 November in the temples of the Ekaterinburg diocese after the divine Liturgy will take action “In defense of life.” The citizens and residents of the region will lift up a prayer of repentance about the sin of infanticide and lit lamps in memory of the children, the innocent victims in the wombs of their mothers, the press service of the diocese.
Action “In defence of life” will be held in the framework of the “Week for life – Mikhailo-Arkhangelsk days 2018″, which takes place in Yekaterinburg diocese with the blessing of Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye, with the support of the diocesan Department of social service.
Organizers urge all who are somehow involved in the sin of abortion, and those in whose family there are unborn babies join the penitential prayer.
Traditionally, the organizers – the Department of social service and the centre for the protection of the family the “Cradle” penitential kneeling prayer with the lighting of the lamps in memory of the murdered in the womb babies spend in the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos on the Visa. Penitential prayer will start after the completion of the divine Liturgy, at approximately 11:30.
Also in the Dormition Cathedral on this day in the framework of the Archangel Michael days will take action “Faith without works is dead” – the collection of humanitarian aid for pregnant women in crisis. 8:30 to 13:00 at the entrance of the temple volunteers of Orthodox service mercy will talk about the event, accept donations, write down the names on the prayer.
Recall from 18-25 November 2018 in Yekaterinburg diocese held a traditional action “Week for life – Mikhailo-Arkhangelsk days 2018”. This annual public events held to attract public attention to the problem of the positive attitude in society towards abortion and protecting the lives of unborn children.
In the framework of the “Week for life” these days in the temples of the Ekaterinburg diocese takes place become already traditional action “Faith without works is dead”: the collection of humanitarian aid in crisis for pregnant women, including those who refused the abortion, and newborn babies (hygiene products, diapers, baby formula, clothing, baths) as well as monetary donations.