Joint prayer for adoption by politicians the fateful and blessed by God decisions

O n Sunday, February 16, 2014, in the Transfiguration of the Lord Temple, after completion of the Divine Liturgy, the joint prayer was made by the clergy and the faithful of the community for Ukrainian politicians of the highest level of authority, whom people elected and entrusted them with government of country. Prayed for their responsibility, professionalism and wisdom, for the adoption of fateful and blessed by God decisions to overcome political and economic crisis in the country, to save Ukraine today and to save the hope for the just, prosperous and happy country in the future.

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Oh Great God, the Almighty! We are Your sinners, in obedience of our hearts we come to You and we bow our heads. God Father! Forgive our faults and the faults of our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers . We beg You today accept our sincere prayer and thanksgiving for Your boundless mercy to us. Listen to our prayers and accept the pleadings of our hearts. Bless our Motherland Ukraine, give it good fate and happiness. Our Merciful Lord, give Your blessing to all who asks You for the help. We beg You, Oh God, for our brothers and sisters, for widows, for orphans, for the maimed and disabled, and for those who needs Your mercy and care. Unite us all in one great family of Christ that all people like brothers could glorify Your great name always, now and forever. Amen.