Prayer to the Holy Unmercenary and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian of Rome

To you, holy silverless ones and wonderworkers Cosmo and Damian, as a speedy helper and warm prayer book for our salvation, we, unworthy ones, bow down more than the knee, and, falling down, fervently cry: do not despise the supplication of us sinners, weak ones, who have fallen into many iniquities and sinning all the days and hours. Beseech the Lord to grant us, His unworthy servant, His great and rich mercies; deliver us from all sorrow and sickness, for you have received from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ the inexhaustible grace of healing, for the sake of a firm faith, free healing, and your martyrdom. Hear us who pray, and by your favorable intercession ask Christ God for health, prosperity, and salvation to the Orthodox rulers of Russia, and for your victory, victory, and God’s blessing. We beseech you earnestly and fervently, that you may ask us from the Lord all the good things that are in our temporary belly, and above all those who serve for eternal salvation, so that through your prayers we may enjoy a Christian death that is painless, unashamed, and peaceful, and that we may be delivered from the wiles of the devil and eternal torment; but we will be heirs of the infinite and blessed Kingdom of Heaven. To her, O saints of God, do not cease to pray for us who flow to you in faith, for if we are worthy of your mercy for the multitude of our sins and are not worthy of your mercy, then do you who are faithful imitators of God’s love for mankind, so that we may bear fruit worthy of repentance and attain eternal rest, praising and blessing the and our Saviour Jesus Christ and His Most Pure Mother, and your warm intercession always, now and ever, and unto the ages of ages. Amen.

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