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Re: New Petitions for a new commemoration of Ss. Peter and Febronia of Murom

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  • frjohnwhiteford
    I forgot that this list removes all formatting. The full Russian text can be found here: http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/2674273.html go to entry 129
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 28, 2012
      I forgot that this list removes all formatting. The full Russian text can be found here: http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/2674273.html go to entry 129

      --- In ustav@yahoogroups.com, "Fr. John Whiteford" <frjohnwhiteford@...> wrote:
      > Could someone translate these petitions?
      >     Еще молимся да хранят люди Твои заповедь сию: еже Ð`ог сочета, человек да не разлучает, и даруется домашним их церквам несокрушимая крепость и преспеяние в любви нелицемерней;
      >     Еще молимся о сохранении супружества рабов Твоих в мире и единомыслии, благочестии и чистоте;
      >     Еще молимся да возвеселятся люди твои видением сынов и дщерей, и да умножится народ наш и благословение Твое наследуется в нем в род и род.
      > This my best stab at cleaning up a machine translation of the decision of the Holy Synod of the Moscow Patriarchate:
      > JOURNAL № 129
      > CONSIDERED establishing an additional day to commemorate the wonder workers Holy
      > Prince Peter (in monasticism,  David) and Princess Fevronia (in
      > monasticism, Euphrosyne), of Murom.
      > Information:
      > The celebration of the Holy Prince Peter and Princess Fevronia of Murom on July 8 (June 25 by the Julian calendar), falls during the Fast of Ss. Peter and Paul . In this regard, the Council of Bishops on  February 4th, 2011, instructed
      > the liturgical commission "to consider an additional date for the commemoration of the
      > Holy Prince Peter and Princess Fevronia of Murom, referring to the
      > desire of many Christians to be married on the day honoring
      > these patrons of marriage" (paragraph 17, of the "On matters of internal life and external activities of the Russian Orthodox Church").
      > In examining the issue, it was noted that an additional day of
      > commemoration of Saints Peter and Fevronia could be installed on the
      > 20th of
      > January (the transfer of the relics of the saints from the Murom Museum
      > of the
      > Annunciation Monastery in Murom) or September 19th (transfer of the
      > relics from the Annunciation Monastery to the Holy Trinity convent Murom.). The Commission of the Inter-Council on worship and religious art, with the blessing of His
      > Holiness Patriarch Kirill, discussed the issue,
      > and recommended that in conjunction with the celebration of the memory
      > of St. Peter and Fevronia, there also be additional petitions to be done at the augmented litany of Divine Liturgy, and
      > that preaching on this day be devoted to the Christian doctrine of family and marriage.
      > RESOLVED:
      > 1. To establish an additional day for the commemoration of the Holy wonder workers
      > Prince Peter (in monasticism, David) and Princess Fevronia (in
      > monasticism Euphrosyne) of
      > Murom on the Sunday preceding the September 19
      > (September 6 by the Julian calendar), in remembrance of transferring
      > their fair bodies in the year 1992.
      > 2. In conjunction with the commemoration of Saints Peter and Fevronia, clergy preach on the subject of pious Christian family values.
      > 3. Also on this occasion, to add to the augmented litany of the Divine Liturgy the following petitions:
      >     And we pray God, preserve Thy people by Thy very commandment: "What
      > therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder", and
      > establish their home
      > churches as invincible fortress and prespeyanie? in love unfeigned;
      >     Again we pray for the preservation of the marriages of Thy servants, in peace and concord, piety and purity;
      >     Again we pray that Thou wilt look kindly on the sons and
      > daughters of Thy people, and multiply our people, and bless Thine inheritance
      > from generation to generation.
      > 4. That the Synodal liturgical commission submit to the Holy Synod by April 1, 2013 a
      > prayer to be read at the end of the Divine Liturgy in memory of
      > the days of Ss. Peter and Fevronia, for the multiplication of love,
      > strengthening of families, and the faithful preservation of the gift of
      > chastity in those not
      > married and help them in the time before the they begin their own families.
      > Presbyter John Whiteford
      > St. Jonah Orthodox Church
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      > "This is the cause of all evils: the ignorance of the Scriptures. We go into battle without arms, and how ought we to come off safe?" -St. John Chrysostom, Homily IX on Colossians.
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