Rules for filling
In order to file a note in any Church kiosk for the health of their friends and relatives, you should remember the main rule: the petition will only be accepted in respect of the baptized and Orthodox Christians, along with the name of the person, as a rule, indicates his dignity or status in society, for example, it is always recommended to write "warrior", "infant", "adolescent", "aching".
Write the words in legible handwriting, and better printed letters. Please be careful, use the genitive and the so-called Church prototypes of names, do not mention the names, write the names in full, no cuts or diminutive-hypocoristic words are not provided. Never write the names of your unborn children.
A note on health " is considered as a single book of names, served with the obligatory image of the cross at the beginning sheet and requires compliance with specific rules concerning the number of names listed in it. If you want to pray about the health of a very large number of people note better to split into two, three or more parts, so you Express respect for the Church and the priesthood.
Such references should be included, and those who need physical help and those who need psychological support or the remission of your sins. The Church recommends to include in the book of names of their benefactors and enemies.
All compiled notes must be submitted in advance prior to the scheduled divine Liturgy, then the note will be read during the offertory, or the preliminary prayer. Such services are done in all the churches almost daily, so anyone Christian can commit this ritual, not only on the day of the special occasion. There is a timetable for prayers, he should know beforehand the Ministers of the Church. Notes on the health of friends and relatives have to serve in the days of their birth, their baptism, name day, especially this rule applies to the behavior of the mother caring for her baby.
It should also be remembered that a similar letter "on health" only applies to those who now live on earth, otherwise it belongs to the category of "Requiem". Notes should be written from your heart with the most sincere desire to help the person, otherwise it will not achieve the desired effect. Never write on the note the word "suffering", "angry" or "misguided."
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Besides the usual, common notes can file individual petitions on particular ektent that have a stronger effect. Any note requires monetary support is a charity and does not charge. A small donation, you are doing the normal duty of a Christian, thank them for their work.