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Pentecostarion-Thursday of the 5th Week, 2nd Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the 2nd stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers which is sung on Thursday evening of the 5th week of Pascha, The Original Melody, "Lord, when Thou didst ascend upon the Cross . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Thursday of the 5th Week, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on Thursday evening of the 5th week of Pascha, Prosomoion "Lord, when Thou didst ascend."  "Come, see Him of Whom Moses in the Law wrote . . . ."

Glyceria the Virgin-Martyr of Heraclea, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Virgin-martyr Glyrceria of Heraclea, May 13th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Through the pains of thy martyrdom . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Thursday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on Thursday night of the 3rd Week of Pascha, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Ye all followed in the steps of Christ . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Wednesday of the 5th Week, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on Wednesday of the 5th Week of Pascha (Samaritan Woman), Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "From the Samaritan woman Christ encountered at the well . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Wednesday of the 4th Week, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on Wednesday night of the 4th Week of Pascha (Mid-Pentecost), Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Having destroyed death's dominion by Thine own death . . . ."

John the Theologian-Apostle & Evangelist, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, May 8th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Seeing the excess of fervent love . . . ."

Theotokion, O Inexpressible Condescension

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, during the year or during the Lenten Triodion, Prosomoion "O Lord, although I desired to blot out . . . ."  Updated 7/4/2022.

Lent-5th Wednesday of Lent, 24 Penitential Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the 24 Penitential stichera sung at OLIHC on the 5th Wednesday of Lent, Prosomoion "O Lord, although I desired to blot out."  "All of my life hath been vainly wasted . . . I am weighed down with a heavy burden . . . ."  Updated 7/4/2022.

Lent-5th Wednesday of Lent, 1st metered Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the first metered stichera sung on the 5th Wednesday of Lent, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "Thou hast shown forth Thy most sacred disciples . . . Having the season of the Fast as an ally . . . ."

Theotokion, Rejoice gem and treasure of purity

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion, from the Triodion, is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, gem and treasure of purity, thou pure dwelling place . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday Evening of Lent, 6th & 5th Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These are the 6th & 5th stichera (10, ... 6, 5) sung on the 3rd Sunday of Lent in the Evening, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, Who freely hast spread out Thy divine hands . . . Lord, in the multitude of Thy great compassions . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As Thou Weptest Most Bitter Tears

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion of the Cross (Stavro-Theotokion) sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "As thou weptest most bitter tears while lamenting, O all-pure Maid . . . ."

Titus the Wonderworker, 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 Venerable Titus the Wonderworker, April 2nd, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O Father Titus of godly mind . . . ."

Hypatios the Wonderworker, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for Hypatios the Wonderworker, Bishop of Gangra, March 31st, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Father Hypatios of Godly mind . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday of Lent-Sunday of the Cross, Stichera at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These Praises are sung on the 3rd Sunday of Lent, the Sunday of the Cross, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With our voice let us cry aloud . . . ."

Lenten Triodion, Penitential Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Tone 4)

These are the Penitential Stichera taken from the Triodion for Tone 4, The Original Melody, "O Lord, although I desired to blot out . . . ."  Updated 7/4/2022.

Theotokion, O Only Virgin Mother of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "O only Virgin Mother of God, thou wast vouchsafed the greatest of gifts . . . ."

After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Jan 9)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on January 9th for the After-feast of the Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord Jesus Christ, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord and Savior, though Thou stoodest before John . . . ."

Thyrsos, Leukios & Kallinikos et al., Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (1st set)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Martyrs Thyrsos, Leukios & Kallinikos of Apollonia; and the Martyrs Philemon, Apollonios, Hypatios & Arrianos of Alexandria, December 14th.  This 1st set is Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Christ the Master provided thee . . . ." 

Sabbas the Sanctified, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for our God-bearing Father Sabbas the Sanctified, December 5th, Prosomoion "O righteous Father."  "O godly-minded Father Sabbas . . . ."

Theodore the Studite, 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 Venerable Theodore the Studite, November 11th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Father truly worthy of thy name . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung for the Venerable Lazarus the Wonderworker of Magnesia, Prosomoioin "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Come, all ye ranks of monastics and feast-lovers . . . ."

Philip the Deacon, 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 Apostle Philip, one of the seven Deacons, October 11th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Chosen as one of the holy seven Deacons . . . ."

Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Great-Martyr Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, October 24th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "In setting thy bravery against the brute fierceness . . . ."

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