CANON To the Most Holy Mother of God Troparia, tone 4: Let us, sinful and humbled, now earnestly run to the Mother of God, and let us fall down in repentance, crying from the depth of our soul: O Lady, help, have compassion on us! Make haste, we are perishing from the multitude of our sins. Turn not Thy servants empty away, for we have thee as our only hope.
Prayer Rule St. Seraphim of Sarov source: An Early Soviet Saint (Chapter 5)
Hail, Mother of God and Virgin, Mary full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, for thou hast given birth to the Savior of our souls. (Say 150 times:)
After every ten repetitions say “Our Father” once and “Open unto us the doors of thy loving kindness.