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After-feast of the Nativity of Christ, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Dec 29)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 29th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "I see a dreadful mystery . . . ."

Markellos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for our Righteous Father Markellos, Abbot of the Monastery of the Unsleeping, December 29th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Thou was shown unto monks to be . . . ."

Holy 14,000 Infants, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Holy Fourteen Thousand Infants Slain by Herod, December 29th, Prosomoion "As on valiant."  "The transgressor, in seeking out the great Treasure . . . ."

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos (Nov. 20), Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Kontakion is sung for the Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos in the Temple, November 20th, Prosomoion "On this day thou hast appeared."  "The whole world is filled today . . . ."

Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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George-Great Martyr (April 23)

These stichera are sung for the Dedication of St. George Church in Lydda of Palestine, November 3rd, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Trophy-bearer, Great Martyr George, thou companion of angel-kind . . . ."

Theotokion, Drive Far Away From My Wretched Heart

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Drive far away from my wretched heart . . . ."

Nestor of Thessalonica, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica, October 27th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Nestor, blessed athlete of the Lord  . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 19th, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, September 19th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Come let us worship reverently . . . ."

Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

 These stichera are sung for the Martyrs Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, September 19th, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "O Trophimos, while sorely yearning to inherit the delight unending . . . ."

Sophia & Her Daughters, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Martyrs Sophia and her daughters, Faith, Love and Hope, September 17th, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "Lord, though Sophia's tender fledglings were tortured . . . ."

Theotokion, The Childbirth of the Virgin Maid

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros.  "The childbirth of the Virgin Maid, which came to pass without travail . . . ."

Euphrosyne, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th, Prosomoion "O Righteous Father."  "O righteous Mother, famed and admirable Euphrosyne . . . ."

Moses the Ethiopian, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for our Righteous Father Moses the Ethiopian, August 28th, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "When Moses the nototorious wisely abandoned every worldly pleasure . . . ."

Theotokion, O Virgin Wholly Free Of Blame

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros.  "O Virgin wholly free of blame, entreat Him Who was born of thee . . . ."

Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Kontakion (Aug 14)

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Kontakion is sung for the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 14th, Prosomoion "On this day thou hast appeared."  "In the Immaterial Spirit . . . ."

Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 14)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 14th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Let the cymbals resound today . . . ."

After-Feast of Transfiguration, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 7)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the After-Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 7th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Before Thy venerable Cross and willing Passion . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Vespers-Tone 4, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the stichera sung on Friday evening from the Octoechos, Tone 4, Prosomoion "O Lord, although I desired to blot out."  "O Lord my God, do Thou crush completely . . . ."  Updated 7/4/2022.

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As The Virgin Who Gave Thee Birth

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "As the Virgin who gave Thee birth saw Thee hang on the Cross . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 4, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the stichera sung on Wednesday evening from the Octoechos, Tone 4, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With most mighty resolve of mind . . . ."

Athenogenes of Herakleopolis, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Hieromartyr Athenogenes, Bishop of Herakleopolis, July 16th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Glorious Saint Athenogenes, clothed with the bright priestly robe . . . ."

Kyrikos & Julitta, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Martyrs Kyrikos & his mother Julitta of Tarsus, July 15th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder! How that haughty mind . . . ."

Theotokion, Repentance thou possessest not

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Repentance thou possessest not, my hard and unrepentant soul . . . ."

David of Thessalonica, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Venerable David of Thessalonica, June 26th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O father David, all-blessed Saint . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 8, Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the first two stichera sung at the Aposticha from the Octoechos in Tone 8, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, because Thy wise and holy Apostles . . . ."

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