His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America led the first in a series of daily prayers for the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America who have either passed away or are suffering from complications related to coronavirus (Covid-19).
The service, conducted in the Chapel of Saint Paul at the Archdiocesan Headquarters in New York City, was streamed live.
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros prays for the faithful who are ill or suffering due to #COVID19. May the Lord continuously comfort the sick and grant them healing!
Posted by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on Wednesday, 8 April 2020
On Tuesday, His Eminence asked the faithful online to submit names of departed faithful and of those who are in need of healing from the devastating impact of Covid-19.
"These prayers will continue to be read daily and live streamed to the faithful for the duration of this pandemic crisis," the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced.
To submit names of those departed due to COVID19 or those currently suffering from it, please fill out the submission form at https://bit.ly/covid19-prayerlist.