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Earthquake (October 26th), Apolytikion

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

This Apolytikion is sung on October 26th for the Earthquake.  "O Thou Who lookest upon the earth . . . ."

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Apolytikion

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Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem (Sept. 13/Dec 9)

This is the Apolytikion of the Consecration of the Holy Churchof Christ's Resurrection in Jerusalem, September 13th.  "Thou hast shown the earthly beauty of the holy tabernacle . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation.

John of Edessa & Simeon of Homs, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 21st for the Righteous Fathers John of Edessa in Mesopotamia & Simeon of Homs (Emesa), the Fool-for-Christ.  "O God of our Father, ever dealing with us . . . ."

Dios of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The apolytikion for the Venerable Dios of Antioch.  "Thou didst prove to be a citizen of the desert . . . ."

Myrrh-bearing Women, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

This is the Kontakion sung for the Myrrh-bearing women.  "When Thou didst cry, Rejoice, unto the Myrrh-bearers . . . ."

Annunciation-Forefeast, Apolytikion (March 24)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the Apolytikion of the Forefeast of the Annunciation, March 24th.  "Today the preludes of universal joy move us to sing . . . ."

Theodore the Soldier-Miracle of the Kolyva (Wheat), Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on the First Saturday of Lent for the Miracle of the Kolyva (Wheat) by St. Theodore the Soldier (Tyre).  "Great are the achievements of faith!  In the fountain of flame . . . ."

Cheese Fare Sunday, Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

The Kontakion for the fourth Sunday before Lent.   "O Thou Guide unto wisdom . . . ."

Meat Fare Sunday, Kontakion

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Kontakia during the Lenten Triodion (Pre-Lent & Lent)

The Kontakion for the third Sunday before Lent.  "When Thou, O God, wilt come to earth with glory . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Apolytikion

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

The Apolytikion sung for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th, The Original Melody:  "The three most great luminaries of the Three Sun Divinity . . . ."

Xenophon & his family, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) for St. Xenophon and his family, January 26th.  "O God of our Fathers . . . ."

Gregory the Theologian, Apolytikion

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

The Apolytikion for St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25th.  "The shepherd's pipe of thy theology . . . ."

Timothy the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Apostle Timothy of the 70, January 22nd.  "Since thou hadst been instructed in uprightness . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Both Now at the Praises

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Theotokion (Both now) at the Praises on the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Today Christ is come to be baptized . . . ."

Herman of Alaska, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for St. Herman of Alaska, December 13th.  "Blessed ascetic of the northern wilds . . . ."  (From St. Anthony's Monastery.)

Nektarios the Wonderworker, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung on November 9th for St. Nektarios the Wonderworker.  "The offspring of Selyvria and the guardian of Aegina . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Glory & Both now sung at the Aposticha for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th.  It is also sung as the "Both now" at "O Lord, I have cried" on August 1st for the Feast of the Procession of the Cross.  "Thy precious Cross, which Moses prefigured in himself of old . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/26/18.

Martyrs & Departed, Apolytikion

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Troparia during the Season of Great Lent

These Apolytikia for the Martyrs & the Departed and the Theotokion are sung on the Second Saturday of Lent, but also on other Saturdays when no other Apolytikia are prescribed.  "O apostles, martyrs, prophets . . . ;  Keep thy servants in remembrance, O Lord . . . ;  O holy Mother of the Ineffable Light . . . ."

Panteleimon, Apolytikion

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Panteleimon, Great-martyr & Healer (July 27th)

This Apolytikion is sung on July 27th for the Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon.  "O holy prizewinner and healer . . . ."

Paraskeva, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 26th for the Holy Righteous Martyr Paraskeva of Rome.  "Showing a diligence befitting thy calling . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Saints

This Kontakion is sung on July 25th for the Dormition of Righteous Anna, the mother of the Theotokos, Prosomion "Thou soughtest the heights."  "We celebrate now . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 25th for the Dormition of Righteous Anna, the mother of the Theotokos.  "O godly minded Anna . . . ."

Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe, Apolytikion

This Apolytikion is sung on July 2nd for the Placing (Deposition) of the Theotokos' Robe (Raiment) at Blachernae.  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  "O Ever-virgin Theotokos, shelter of mankind . . . ."

Pascha, Hypakoe

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This Hypakoe is taken from St. Anthony's Monastery website.  "They who were with Mary . . . ."

Pascha, Kontakion (chant)

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Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

This Kontakion is taken from St. Anthony's Monastery website.  "Though thou didst descend into the grave . . . ."

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