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Markellos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for Our Righteous Father Markellos, Abbot of the Monastery of the Unsleeping, December 29th.  "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved . . . ."

Martyrs-Another Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is another Apolytikion used for the Martyrs.  "Be thou entreated for the sake of the sufferings of Thy saints . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Blessed Be The Name of the Lord

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Blessed Be the Name of the Lord

This "Blessed Be the Name of the Lord" is in the key of C. 

Quadratos of the Seventy, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is the the Holy Apostle Quadratos of the Seventy, September 22nd.  "O Holy Apostle Quadratos, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Babylas of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, September 4th.  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."

Euphrosyne, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th.  "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved . . . ."

Moses the Ethiopian, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for our Righteous Father Moses the Ethiopian, August 28th.  "Thou didst prove to be a citizen of the desert . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Receive the Body of Christ

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is sung during the Divine Liturgy during the Paschal season.

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

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

This Apolytikion is sung for the Forefeast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 14th, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "In faith, O ye people, leap for joy . . . ."

Penitential Troparia (Troparia of Contrition)

These troparia are sung at various times during Lent and at the Sacrament of Holy Unction.  "Have mercy on us, O Lord ... O Lord, have mercy on us . . . Open unto us the door of thy compassion . . . ."

Eudokimos of Cappadocia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy & Just Eudokimos of Cappadocia, July 31st, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "The One that hath called thee from the earth to Heaven to dwell . . . ."

All Creation

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This is the Hymn to the Theotokos sung at the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, with melody and ison only.  "All creation rejoices in thee . . . ."

Phimi for Metropolitan JOSEPH (choral)

This is the choral version of the Phimi sung for His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH, at the end of the Hierarchical "Holy God." 

Julian (Ilyan) of Homs, Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for St. Julian (Ilyan) of Homs, February 6th.  "O holy passion-bearer and healing physician Julian . . . ."  Updated 1/18/2022.

Isaac the Syrian, Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion) sung for our Righteous Father Isaac the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the Word."  "He that thundered on Sinai with saving laws for man . . . ."

Ephraim the Syrian, Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion) sung for our Righteous Father Ephraim the Syrian, January 28th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Out of Paradise, a river floweth . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Second Antiphon-Refrain & Troparion

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Refrain and Troparion of the 2nd Antiphon for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "Save us, O Son of God, Who wast born of a virgin . . . GBN . . . Only-begotten Son . . . ."

Communion Hymn for Sunday (English version of Sabihu)

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is the English version of the Arabic "Sabihu."  Updated 1/5/2022.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Megalynarion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the chant version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of the Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "Beholding the entry of the All-Pure . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated with corrected text, 12/18/2021.

Sabbas the Sanctified, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Sabbas the Sanctified, December 5th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."

Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Nilus the Faster of Sinai, November 12th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."

Theodore the Studite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Theodore the Studite, November 11th.  "Thou hast shown thyself, O God-inspired Theodore . . . ."  (Guide of Orthodoxy.)

Lazarus of Magnesia, Apolytkion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Venerable Lazarus the wonderworker of Magnesia, November 7th.  "In thy vigilant prayers . . . ."

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