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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 . . . ."

Theotokion, O Staff of the Faithful

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O staff of the faithful and our hope . . . ."

Theotokion, Having Great And Inumerable Sins

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Having great and inumerable sins . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou Art The Whole Strength

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "The power of thy cross."  "Since thou hast the dominion over all created things . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou Art The Whole Strength

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou art the whole strength of all our life . . . ."

Theotokion, O Virgin, Great Moses Once Beheld

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O Virgin, great Moses once beheld with prophetic eyes . . . ."

Theotokion, O Thou Who Knewest Not Wedlock

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "O thou who knewest not wedlock, O Virgin Mother of God . . . ."

Theotokion, Through Thee Have We Been Granted

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung at Vespers and/or Matins (Orthros), Prosomoion "The power of the cross."  "Through thee have we been granted a great gift and benefit . . . ."

Theotokion, For Us Christians Thou Art Certain Help

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "For us Christians, thou art certain help . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday Vespers-Tone 1, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the two sets of stichera from the Octoechos for Wednesday night Vespers in Tone 1: 1st Set: Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O glorious Apostles of Christ God . . . ."  2nd Set: Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Hovering round the sweet flowers . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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