Metropolitan Seraphim to fly over Penza region with Kazan icon of Mother of God
Penza, 2 April 2020. PenzaNews. In connection with the threat of the spread of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) Metropolitan of Penza and Nizhny Lomov Seraphim will fly around the region with the Kazan icon of the Mother of God.
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According to the Penza diocese’s press service, the air procession is planned to be held on the upcoming Saturday, April 4, from 7:30 to 9:30.
“All believers are called for joint prayer,” the diocese said.
The press service explained that at that time Orthodox Christians, being at home, could begin reading the acathistus of the Blessed Virgin Mary with the addition of a prayer for getting rid of the harmful plague – coronavirus infection, the text of which had been confirmed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the end of March.