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Byzantine Tone 8

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.

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 . . . ."

Averkios the Wonderworker, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on October 22nd for St. Averkios the Wonderworker, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "Thee hath the Comforter's divine grace anointed as His high priest . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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.

Thekla, Proto-Martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Thekla, Proto-martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles (Sept 24)

These stichera are for St. Thekla the Proto-Martyr, feast day September 24th, Prosomoion "O Lord, thou Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, thou out of love for Thee, blessed Thekla sat by a small window listening . . . ."  Updated 8/15/2020.

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.  "A mystic garden art thou . . . ."  Updated 8/22/2020.  (The magnification has been removed.)

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 of the First Canon sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross.  "Thou art the mystical paradise . . . ."  Updated 8/22/2020.  (The magnification has been removed.)

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Ninth Ode-Double

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Ninth Ode of the Canon at Orthros for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th, with Magnifications.  "Magnify, O my soul, the most precious Cross of the Lord.  Thou art the mystical paradise . . . . Magnify, O my soul, the Elevation of the life-giving Cross of the Lord.  Verily death which befell the human race . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Stichera at the Praises

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

The stichera at the Praises are sung on September 14th for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder, great and marvelous! Today the life-bearing Tree . . . ."  Updated 8/15/18.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Glory & Both now sung at the Aposticha for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 14th.  It is also sung as the "Both now" at "O Lord, I have cried" on August 1st for the Feast of the Procession of the Cross.  "Thy precious Cross, which Moses prefigured in himself of old . . . ."  It is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 7/26/18.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This Communion Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Megalynarion-choral

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

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The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos is also sung for the Feast of Mid-Pentecost.  Please click this link for the choral version by Basil Kazan.  "Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."

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Nativity of the Theotokos, Megalynarion-chant

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

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The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos is also sung for the Feast of Mid-Pentecost.  Please click this link for the chant version by Basil Kazan.  "Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."

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Nativity of the Theotokos, Ninth Ode of the 2nd Canon

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This is the Ninth Ode, with Magnifications, of the 2nd Canon for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Magnify, O my soul, the Virgin Mary, born of a barren womb.  Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."  Updated 8/23/19.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This is the Doxastikon at the Aposticha for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Come, all ye believers, let us hasten to the Virgin . . . ."

Theoktistos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on September 3rd for the Venerable Theoktistos, fellow ascetic with Euthymius the Great.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make furtile . . . ."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Katabasia (Ode 9-single)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode (without magnification) of the First Canon for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, sung on August 1, August 6-13 and August 24-September 21.  (On August 6th, the double canon is sung.)  "Thou art the mystical paradise . . . ."

Pimen the Great of Egypt, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on August 27th for our Righteous Father Pimen the Great of Egypt, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "What, O Pimen, shall we all name thee now? . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."  Updated 7/18/18.

Matins, Kazan - Theotokion at Praises-T8

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

The Theotokion (Both now) sung at Sunday Orthros (Matins) in Tone 8.  "Most blessed art thou, O Virgin Theotokos . . . ."  Updated 5/30/19.

Transfiguration, Communion Hymn

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "O Lord, in the light of the glory of thy face shall we walk . . . ."  Updated 8/7/2022.

Transfiguration, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "Now hath been heard . . . ."  Updated 8/7/2022.

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