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Alypios the Stylite, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Venerable Alypios the Stylite of Adrianople, November 26th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "From childhood didst thou devote thy life unto Christ our God . . . ."  Updated 10/27/2023.

Obadiah (Abdias) the Holy Prophet, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Holy Prophet Obadiah (Abdias), remembered on November 19th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O Prophet Obadiah, thou didst prove a bright vessel of the Spirit . . . ."

James the Apostle and "Brother of God," Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung on October 23rd for the Holy Apostle James, the "Brother of God," Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As we the throngs of the pious now keep this sacred feast . . . ."

Romanos the Melodist, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are the stichera sung for Romanos the Melodist, October 1st, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "The skilled composer of music and the Divine Spirit's lyre . . . ."

Forefeast of the Elevation of the Cross (Sept. 13th), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Forefeast of the Elevation of the Cross (Sept. 13th)

These stichera are sung for the Forefeast of the Elevation of the Cross, September 13th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Being lifted upon the Cross, Thou didst raise Adam with Thyself . . . ."  Updated 8/14/18.

Thekla, Proto-Martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Stichera at the Praises

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

These praises are sung on September 24th for St. Thekla.  "Rejoice, O ye people, for today is prepared the battleground for the struggle . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Praises

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

These Praises are sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder, great and marvelous! From the barren woman . . . ."  Updated 8/13/18.

Anthimos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytkion is sung on September 3rd for the Hieromartyr Anthimos of Nicomedia, Prosomoion "While Gabriel was saying."  "O godly-minded Anthimos . . . ."

Theoktistos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on September 3rd for the commemoration of the Venerable Theoktistos, fellow ascetic with Euthymios the Great, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "Thy hallowed memorial today . . . ."  Updated 8/17/2023.

Anthimos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung on September 3rd for the commemoration of the Hieromartyr Anthimos of Nicomedia, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "Employing the dye of thine own blood . . . ."  Updated 8/17/2023.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Katabasia (Ode 9-single)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the First Canon of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "All generations bless thee . . .  In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "All generations bless thee . . . In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."  (This is a revised and corrected version, 7/29/17.)

Dormition of the Theotokos, Ninth Ode-Double Canon

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This is the Ninth Ode of both Canons, with Magnifications, for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  Canon 1: "All generations bless thee . . . In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."  Canon 2: "Verily, the angels . . . Let all the earth-born mortals . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Katabasiae (Odes 1-8)

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These are the Katabasiae of Odes 1-8 sung on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "Thy noble solemn memorial . . . ."  Updated 7/28/18.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

These stichera are sung on August 15th at the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Prosomoion - The Original melody:  "O strange wonder, great and marvelous . . . ."  Updated 7/18/18.

Transfiguration, Aposticha and Glory/Both now (Doxastikon)

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This is the Aposticha, Glory & Both now sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "Verily, he who spoke to Moses . . . Today hast thou manifest on Tabor . . . ."

Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon and Parmenas of the Seventy, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the feast of the Apostles and Deacons Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon and Parmenas of the Seventy, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As filled with grace and divine wisdom . . . ."  Updated 7/28/19.

Panteleimon, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Panteleimon, Great-martyr & Healer (July 27th)

These stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers are sung on July 27th for the Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "All who love Martyrs must honor with praise . . . ."  Updated 7/8/18.

Paraskeva, Apolytikion

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Paraskeva-Virgin-Martyr of Rome (July 26th)

This Apolytikion is sung on July 26th for the Holy Venerable Virgin-Martyr Paraskeva of Rome.  "Showing a diligence befitting thy calling . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Dormition of Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (July 25th)

These stichera are sung on July 25th for the Dormition of Righteous Anna, the mother of the Theotokos.  The 1st set follows Prosomion "Thou art the joy."  "While celebrating the memory of Christ's ancestors . . . ."  The 2nd set follows "O strange wonder."  "To a brightly beaming festival . . . ."  Updated 6/30/19.

Prokeimenon, 03 Tuesday Vespers

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Prokeimena, Daily Vespers

The Prokeimenon sung at Vespers on Tuesday evening.  "Thy mercy, O Lord, shall follow me all the days of my life."

Phocas, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These Stichera are sung on July 23rd for the Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope, the Translation of his relics, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Since he hath filled up the wine-bowl of his martyric blood . . . ."  Updated 6/11/2023.

Kyrikos & Julitta, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are sung at the Aposticha in Vespers on July 15th for the Martyrs Kyrikos & his mother Julitta of Tarsus, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Three years of age in his body . . . ."  Updated 6/27/2022.

Peter & Paul, Stichera at the Aposticha-Glory-Both Now

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Peter & Paul, Chiefs of the Apostles (June 29)

This is the music for the Aposticha, the Glory & Theotokion at Vespers for Ss. Peter & Paul, June 29th.  "O glorious Apostle Paul, who can describe thy bondage . . . Glory . . . Today hath shone forth to the ends of the earth . . . Both now . . . Thou art the true vine . . . ."

Bartholomew & Barnabas, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are sung at the Aposticha at Vespers on June 11th for Ss. Bartholomew & Barnabas, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs . . . ."  "O seers and Apostles of our God . . . ."  Updated 6/10/19.

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