In the temples of the UOC will offer special prayers for doctors and patients


In all the churches and monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will offer special prayers

On the day of the Holy great Martyr and healer Panteleimon believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will pray for the doctors and patients.

With the blessing of his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onuphrius on August 9 in all the churches and monasteries of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church will offer special prayers. Reported Information-enlightenment Department of the UOC.

During the divine Liturgy at the litany of fervent supplication will be lifted up prayers for the doctors and patients.

The memory of the great Martyr and healer Panteleimon Church honors on August 9.

Saint Panteleimon dedicated his life to the suffering, the sick, the poor and the poor. He treated without charge all who turned to him, healing them in the Name of Jesus Christ. Out of jealousy doctors denounced the Emperor that St. Panteleimon was healing Christian prisoners. The Emperor Maximian urged the Saint to refute denunciation and offer sacrifice to idols, but Saint Panteleimon confessed himself a Christian and in the eyes of the Emperor healed a paralytic in the Name of Jesus Christ. The ferocious Maximian executed the healed man who was glorifying Jesus Christ, and gave Saint Panteleimon over to fierce torture.

The Holy relics Panteleimon particles dispersed throughout the Christian world: his venerable head is now in the Russian Athos monastery of the great Martyr Panteleimon.

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