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After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 19th, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, September 19th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Come let us worship reverently . . . ."

Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, 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 Martyrs Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, September 19th, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "O Trophimos, while sorely yearning to inherit the delight unending . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 17th, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung for the After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Holy Cross, September 17th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Seeing the Cross's Wood exalted . . . ."

Sophia & Her Daughters, 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 Martyrs Sophia and her daughters Faith, Love and Hope, September 17th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Bound to one another by the law of nature . . . ."

Quadratos of the Seventy, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung for the Apostle Quadratos of the Seventy, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Most wisely preaching Christ's divine good tidings . . . ."

Eustathios and his family, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are sung for the Great-Martyr Eustathios and his family, September 20th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, thou who wast called from on high . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 19th, Stichera at the Aposticha at the Praises

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Holy Cross, September 19th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Sin's deadly undergrowth is pruned away . . . ."

Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the Martyrs Trophimos, Dorymedon and Savvatios, September 19th, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Thou Who as God adornest and dost bedeck the sky with stars . . . ."

Sophia & Her Daughters, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Martyrs Sophia and her daughters, Faith, Love and Hope, September 17th, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "Lord, though Sophia's tender fledglings were tortured . . . ."

Quadratos of the Seventy, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is the the Holy Apostle Quadratos of the Seventy, September 22nd.  "O Holy Apostle Quadratos, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 17th, Stichera at the Aposticha at the Praises

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, September 17th, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "With the most precious Cross . . . ."

Sophia & Her Daughters, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the the Martyrs Sophia and her daughters Faith, Love and Hope, September 17th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "The Trinity's three maidens burning with zeal . . . ."

Theotokion, O Pure Ever-Virgin Unwedded Bride

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros.  "O pure ever-virgin unwedded Bride, who doth flee unto thy shelter . . . ."

Euphrosyne, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "Thou didst elude the prince of shame . . . ."

Babylas of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, September 4th.  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."

Euphrosyne, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th.  "Through thee the divine likeness was securely preserved . . . ."

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for Our Righteous Mother Euphrosyne, September 25th, Prosomoion "O Righteous Father."  "O righteous Mother, famed and admirable Euphrosyne . . . ."

After-Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Sept 18)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, September 18th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "The Wood whereby we were saved . . . ."

Nikitas the Goth, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Great-Martyr Nikitas the Goth, September 15th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "By the all-powerful Faith of the Savior . . . ."

After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Exaposteilarion (Sept 11)

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotkos, September 11th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "From barren Anna bloomed today . . . ."

After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Sept 11)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are taken from the Aposticha of the After-Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos on September 11th.  But when this day falls on a Sunday, they are used at "O Lord, I have cried," Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Joachim joineth with Anna in keeping festival . . . ."

Babylas of Antioch, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, September 4th, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Thou wast God's sacrificer and sacrifice . . . ."

Babylas of Antioch, 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 Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, September 4th, Prosomoion "Having laid up all their hope."  "Thou art gone, O Babylas, into the Holy of Holies . . . ."

Thekla, Proto-Martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Apolytikion

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

This Apolytikion is for the St. Thekla, the Proto-Martyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles, September 24th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  The text is arranged by Emily Lowe, from the original text of Fr. John Namie.  "Glorious Thekla, thou, companion of Paul . . . ."

Joachim & Anna, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These are sung for the Holy & Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, September 9th, Prosomoion "O House of Ephratha."  "Thanks to the Savior's Name . . . ."

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