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Proclus of Constantinople, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These are sung at the Aposticha for our Father Among the Saints Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople, November 20th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "With the splendor of thy doctrines and thy radiant way of life . . . ."

Gregory of Decapolis, 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 Father Gregory of Decapolis, November 20th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As thou dost dwell  in the heavenly tabernacles with joy . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, 9th Ode (Full Double Canon)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Full 9th Ode of Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Nativity of Christ, Magnifications & Troparia, sung on December 25th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . Today the Virgin giveth birth . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae (Double Canon, Ode 9)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Magnifications & Katavasiae of the 9th Ode for Canon 1 & Canon 2 for the Nativity of Christ, sung on December 25th, 26th & 31st.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . Magnify, O my soul . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of both Canon 1 & Canon 2 for Odes 1-8 for the Nativity of Christ, sung on December 25th, 26 & 31st.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/14/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasia-2nd Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 2nd Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from December 27th to the 30th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Being well content, out of fear . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae-2nd Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 2nd Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ during its After-feast from December 27-30.  "Working a great wonder . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Magnification & Katavasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon that is sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . A strange and marvellous mystery . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These are the Katavasiae of the 1st Canon, Odes 1-8, sung for the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th.  "Christ is born, give ye glory . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 11/29/2020.

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th.  "Since Thou hast given us the miracles . . . ."

Paramonos and the 370 Martyrs in Bithynia, 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 Martyr Paramonos and the 370 Martyrs in Bithynia, November 29th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Brightly ablaze with the clear illuminations . . . ."  Updated 11/23/2020.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple-After-Feast, Exaposteilarion (Nov 22)

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion sung on November 22nd for the After-Feast of the Exaposteilarion of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "The heifer free of every stain . . . ."

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung at Orthros for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "As ye in former times preserved the woman . . . ."

Guria, Shamuna & Habib, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera at Vespers for the Martyrs Guria, Shamuna & Habib the Deacon of Edessa, November 15th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Shamuna the marvelous, belov'd Habib . . . ."

John the Almsgiver, Kathisma at Orthros

This is the Kathisma chanted at Orthros (Matins) for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, November 12th, Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "Taking on thee the merciful mind of love . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Glory/Both now at the Litia

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Glory & Both now at the Litia at Vespers for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn.  "Glory . . . Enlightened by the memory of holy Raphael . . . Both now . . . We faithful Christian call thee blessed . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Stichera at the Praises

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Praises at Orthros sung for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Under thy pastoral care . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "I see thy bridal chamber."  "Today is truly illumined . . . Thou art the sweetness of angels . . . ."

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Troparia after Psalm 50

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

These are the Troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions . . . Have mercy . . . Rising in distant Syria . . . ."  The music is in Western & and Byzantine notation. 

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

The Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "From my youth up . . . Precious in the sight . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Kathismata

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

These are the 3 Kathismata sung for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November:  1) Prosomoion "The soldiers standing guard."  "In word, in deed, in thought . . . Unweded mother Virgin . . . ."  2) Prosomoion "Awed by the beauty."  "Bearing thy cross from youth . . .  Awed by the beauty . . . ."  3) Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  "As a model of vigilance . . . O all-pure and full of grace . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation."  Updated 10/31/2020.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Glory/Both now at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

This is the Glory & Both now (Doxastikon & Theotokion) at the Aposticha sung for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November.  "Today a splendid festival . . . Having thee, O Theotokos, as our hope . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

These are sung at the Aposticha at Vespers for Our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "O Father Raphael, of thy travial who can tell . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine chant.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

These stichera are sung at Vespers for Our Father Among the Saints Raphae, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Blessed, holy Father Raphael . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Raphael-Bishop of Brooklyn, Apolytikion

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Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (First Saturday in November)

This is the Apolytikion sung for our Father Among the Saints Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn, First Saturday in November, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  "Thou art champion of the one true faith . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Update 11/3/2020.

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