To consecrate the dwelling, should be invited to the Vicarage. This can be done with a personal visit to the priest or through appeal to the Church's shop with the purpose of the Declaration of intention to sanctify housing.
Neposredstvenno during the consecration of the apartment is not only all households but also close relatives, friends or acquaintances - all those who are often in a sanctified room. At the time of the consecration, the priest prays for the household, their loved ones, and so the latter very desirable to be present during the Commission of this Church rites.
Of items used during the consecration is to provide the following: Holy water, vegetable oil (the oil), candles, stickers with crosses. Sometimes the priest have a Holy water and stickers that will prokleivaetsya on the four walls of the home on all sides. Some clergy don't use stickers, but to cause the sign of the cross on the walls by hand.
So, just before the consecration it is necessary to put in the center of the room a table on which are located tanks with Holy water and oil. The table can be put in front of the iconostasis, or on the surface of the table to hoist the Holy icon. Also recommended on the sheet of paper to write the names of the tenants, relatives and all those whom you want to remember during the consecration. On the table the priest before consecration put the gospel and the cross, so the table surface needs to be clean.
Also during the consecration candles are used. Some clergy during the rite, lighting candles in special candlesticks or in suitable dishes under the banner of the cross on the walls on all four sides. That is, you can make special candle holders or containers in the amount of four for this activity.
This is an external preparation for the consecration of the apartment. However, it is necessary to mention the preparation that needs to be in understanding the meaning of sanctification. For the consecration of the housing cannot be treated as some magical ritual, the Orthodox people should realise that the residents sought the divine grace that helps in time of life. In addition, the apartment is sanctified to guard against the influence of the dark forces and evil people. However it is worth considering that the tenants themselves should try to lead a life novogorodian otherwise no sanctification can not help.