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Theotokion, How The Greatly Dreaded Gloom of Death

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at either Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "How the greatly dreaded gloom of death . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 1, Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These Aposticha stichera are from the Octoechos, for Tone 1 on Wednesday Vespers, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Let us acclaim with one voice . . . ."  The Original Melody "O all-lauded martyrs of the Lord . . . ."

Receive the Body of Christ

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Communion Hymns

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

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 . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 6, 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 evening from the Octoechos in Tone 6, Prosomoia "Having laid up all their hope" and "As it is written."  "The Apostles of Christ God . . . ."

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 & Friday Orthros (Matins)-Tone 4, 2nd Sticheron at the Aposticha at the Praises

This is the 2nd sticheron sung at the Aposticha of the Praises on Wednesday & Friday Matins, from the Octoechos, Tone 4, the Original Melody, "Unto them that fear Thee Thou, O Lord, hast given Thy precious Cross . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 5, 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 5, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "When ye were sent throughout all the world . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Vespers-Tone 3, 1st Sticheron at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

This is the 1st verse of the Aposticha at Vespers from the Octoechos for Friday evening, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "The power of Thy Martyrs, O my Christ, is very great . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Vespers-Tone 3, 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 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "A temple of Thy Holy Spirit do thou make of me . . . ."

Theotokion, O Maid, Thou Art The Gladness

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "O Maid, thou art the gladness of the angels of our God . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 3, 1st Two 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 3, Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "Your sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."

Theotokion, O Theotokos, Since Thou Art The Gracious Advocate

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "O Theotokos, since thou art the gracious advocate . . . ."

Octoechos-Friday Vespers-Tone 2, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are from the Octoechos for Friday Vespers in Tone 2, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When, with all Thy holy Angel hosts . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Theotokion, When Our God Came Bodily

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Orthros/Matins, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "When our God came bodily unto us . . . ."

Theotokion, O Bride of God, All-Undefiled Virgin Mary

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion from the Octoechos is sung at either Vespers or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O bride of God, all-undefiled Virgin Mary . . . ."

Prokeimenon, Great-Give Ear, O God, Unto My Prayer

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This is the Great Prokeimenon sung during Matins/Orthros.  "Give ear, O God, unto my prayer . . . ."

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.

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 . . . ."

Theotokion, O Virgin, Thou Spacious Land of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "O Virgin, thou spacious land of God, who art vaster than the heavens . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou hast mercies full of sympathy

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou hast mercies full of sympathy; thou hast an abyss of compassion . . . ."

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