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Divine Liturgy

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Kontakion

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

This Kontakion is sung from November 8th - 25th for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple (November 21st), Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "The sacred treasury of God's holy glory . . . ."  Updated 9/25/18.

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Apolytikion

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

The Apolytikion for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming, October 26th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "A great champion hath the whole world . . . ."

Phimi of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East: JOHN X

This is the Phimi of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, specific to His Beatitude JOHN X.  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Yoohana, the most Holy, the most blessed and most reverend father . . . ."

Communion Hymn for Monday

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is for when the Divine Liturgy is offered on a Monday.  "He makes His angels spirits, and His ministers a flame of fire."  Updated 10/5/17.

James the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for both the Holy Apostle James, son of Alphaeus, October 9th, and the Holy Apostle James, brother of John the Theologion (son of Zebedee), April 30th.  "O Holy Apostle James . . . ."

Refrain-Troparion of the Second Antiphon, Byz T2

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Antiphons

This Refrain and Troparion of the Second Antiphon are in Byzantine Tone 2, traditional melody.  "Save us, O Son of God . . . who art risen from the dead (who are wondrous in the saints) . . . ."  "Only-begotten Son . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) of the Apostle Thomas, October 6th.  "O Holy Apostle Thomas . . . ."

Averkios the Wonderworker, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on October 22nd for Averkios the Wonderworker, Bishop of Hierapolis.  "Thy works of justice did show thee to thy congregation a canon of faith . . . ."

Hierarchical Divine Liturgy Rubrics

These are the Rubrics to follow for when the Bishop, Metropolitan, or Patriarch is serving the Divine Liturgy in your parish.  They are for the Priests, Choirs, and Chanters.

Pelagia the Penitent, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on October 8th for St. Pelagia the Penitent of Antioch.  "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved, O mother Pelagia . . . ."

Romanos the Melodist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for our Righteous Father Romanos the Melodist, October 1st.  "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved . . . ."

Ananias of the 70, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy Apostle Ananias of the Seventy, October 1st.  "O Holy Apostle Ananias, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Communion Hymn

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

This Communion Hymn is sung on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.  "O Lord, I have love the beauty of Thy house. Alleluia."  Updated 8/15/18.

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Kontakion

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

This Kontakion is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.  "The Church is shown to be a many-lighted heaven . . . ."

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Second Antiphon

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

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, First Antiphon

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

This is the First Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.

Silouan of Athos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is for St. Silouan the Athonite, feast day September 24th.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "By prayer thou didst receive Christ as thy teacher in the way of humility . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Megalynarion (Ninth Ode-Single-choral)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the choral version of the Megaylnarion sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A mystic garden art thou . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Communion Hymn

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This Communion Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 14th for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross.  "The light of thy countenance, O Lord, hath been signed upon us. Alleluia."  Updated 7/17/18.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Megalynarion (Ninth Ode-Single)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Megalynarion from the Ninth Ode (with Magnification) of the First Canon sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Thou art the mystical paradise . . . ."  Updated 8/19/19.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Kontakion-choral

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the choral verson of the Kontakion for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th - 21st.  The Original Melody: "Thou Who wast raised up . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Entrance hymn

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Entrance Hymn sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th.  "Exalt ye the Lord our God . . . who wast crucified in the flesh . . . ."  Updated 7/17/18.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th.  "O Son of God, Who wast crucified in the flesh . . . ."  Updated 7/23/18.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the First Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy, with verses, for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross on September 14th.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Kontakion-choral

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This is the choral version of the Kontakion of the Nativity of the Theotokos, sung from August 24th - September 12th.  "By thy holy nativity, O pure one . . . ."

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