On March 16, 2022, His Holiness Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia published Address No. 01/1215 in which he calls upon the entire flock, clergy and laity, to raise up prayers of repentance.
His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America turns to the clergy and children of the diocese entrusted to him with the following words.
Dear in Christ Reverend Fathers and faithful of Holy Mother Church!
In the letter, His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill speaks of the sorrowful situation in the Ukraine. His Holiness states that in the most difficult times the faithful would seek help from the Mother of God.
During the period of Great Lent, the Patriarch asks that all, clergy and laity alike, read daily the “Supplicatory Canon to the Mother God” coupled with the prayer that peace be secured.
+KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America
A printable version of the prayer to be read together with the "Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos" may be found here.