Moleben (prayer singing) is a divine service in which believers ask the Lord, the Mother of God, or the saints for mercy or thank God for receiving benefits. Thanksgiving prayers are addressed only to the Lord.
Are we sick? – We will serve a prayer service for the sick.
Are we starting an important business? – At the prayer service, we will ask for God’s help.
Are we going on the road? – Let’s hear the rite of blessing on the journey.
Is it the day of the name day, and you want to pray hard to your saint? We’ll order him a prayer service.
Is the school year starting, and it’s time for our children to go to school? – We will perform the rite of blessing at the beginning of the teaching of the youths.
Has the Lord heeded our prayer, and we want to offer praise? – We will serve a thanksgiving prayer.