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Lenten Triodion

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.   "The Lord of all taught us by a proverb . . . ."

Lent-3rd Sunday, Katabasia-Ode 9

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This is the Katabasia of the Canon, Ode 9, sung on the 3rd Sunday of Lent, for the Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Tone/Mode 1.  "O Virgin Mother . . . ."  Updated 3/27/2020.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Katabasiae-Odes 1-8

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These are the Katabasiae of the Canon, Odes 1-8, for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, for the Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, Tone/Mode 1.  "Of old the divine Moses foreshadowed thy Cross . . . ."  Updated 3/27/2020.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at the Aposticha of Great Vespers

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This "Glory/Both now" is sung at the Aposticha of Great Vespers on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "O Lord, who didst support in war the all-humble David . . . ."  Updated 4/2/19.

Lent-3rd Sunday, Doxatikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at "O Lord, I have cried" on the Third Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 3.  "O Christ our God, who didst accept crucifixion willingly . . . ."

Gregory Palamas, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion/Troparion of St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, is sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, as well as his feast day on November 14th, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O star of Orthodoxy . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Thou didst shine forth, O Christ . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Aposticha on the Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "Thy tongue, awakened unto doctrines . . . ."

Lent-2nd Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at "O Lord I have cried" on the Second Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "O thrice-blessed, righteous, and most holy Father . . . ."

Let My Prayer Arise (chant)

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

There are two versions here:  one in Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode (for the first week of Lent and Holy Week), and the second in Tone 5/Plagal First Mode (for the rest of Lent).

Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost. 

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon & Theotokion (Glory-Both now) at the Praises

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at the Praises on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Moses received the law in a period of abstinence . . . Most blessed art thou . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Katabasiae Odes 1-9

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

These Katabasiae of the Canon are sung on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 4.  "Old Israel having passed through the depth . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Aposticha

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This "Glory/Both now" is sung at the Aposticha on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "O ye who have passed from evil doctrine to true worship . . . ."

Lent-1st Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord I have cried"

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Lent, Saturdays & Sundays in Great Lent

This Glory is sung at "O Lord I have cried" on the First Sunday of Lent, Tone/Mode 2.  "The grace of truth hath shone . . . ."

Saturday of Souls, Memorial Service

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Saturday of Souls

This Memorial Service is specifically for the Saturday of Souls, Meat Fare Saturday, in Tones 3, 4 & 6; Modes 3, 4 & Plagal Second Mode.

Saturday of Souls, Apolytikion & Theotokion

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Saturday of Souls

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) and Theotokion for the services on Saturday of the Souls, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode. "O only Creator . . . (O thou who by the depth . . .),"  and "We have verily accepted thee . . . (Thee do we have as a wall . . .).

Forgiveness Theotokion

This Theotokion is sung at the end of Forgiveness Evening Vespers, Tone/Mode 2.  "O Mother of the high God, O righteous one, . . ."

Lenten Apolytikia

These Apolytikia (Troparia) are sung at the end of Lenten Vespers, Tone 5/Plagal First mode.  "Rejoice, O Virgin . . .  O Baptizer of Christ . . . ."  This includes both Western and Byzantine notation. Updated 2/21/19 (music & corrections to text).

Forgiveness evening, Stichera and Glory at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are the stichera and the Glory/Both now at the Aposticha on Forgiveness Sunday Evening, Tone/Mode 4.  "Thy grace hath risen . . ." and "The ranks of angels praise thee . . ."

Forgiveness evening, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera at "O Lord I have cried" are sung on Forgiveness Sunday night, after the 4 Penitential stichera, Tone/Mode 2.  "Let us all hasten . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon & Theotokion (Glory-Both now) at the Praises

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

This Glory & Both now are sung at the Praises on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "The time cometh which is the beginning of spiritual struggles . . . Most blessed art thou . . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Katabasiae Odes 1-9

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

These are the Katabasiae of the Canon for Odes 1-9 on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  (The same are used on the Sunday of the Pharisee and Publican.)  "When Israel walked on foot . . ."

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

This is the Glory to be sung at the Aposticha on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Verily, Adam for eating was driven from Paradise . . ."  Updated 3/8/2022.

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

This is the Glory to be sung at "O Lord I have cried" on Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Tone 6/Plagal Second Mode.  "Verily, Adam sat opposite paradise . . ."  Updated 3/8/2022.

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