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Theotokion, We Know The Word of the Father

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Wednesday Vespers, and Thursday Orthros (Matins) at "God is the Lord," for Tone/Mode 4.  "We know the Word of the Father, even Christ our God . . . ."

Theotokion, When She Who Bare The Lamb

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Tuesday Vespers, and at Wednesday Orthros (Matins) at "God is the Lord," for Tone 8/Plagal Fourth mode.  "When she who bare the Lamb and Shepherd and Savior . . . ."

Theotokion, We Have Become Partakers

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion sung at Monday Vespers, and Tuesday Orthros (Matins) at "God is the Lord," for Tone 2/Second Mode.  "We have become partakers of the Divine Nature through thee . . . ."

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of Our Righteous Mother Xenia of St. Petersburg, January 24th.  "In thee, O wandering stranger . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Clement of Ancyra, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for the Holy Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, January 23rd.  "Thou didst blossom forth for the faithful . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Theotokion, With The Firm Rod

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion, sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "With the firm rod of thy holy protection . . . ."

Theotokion, The Mortal-Slaying Dragon

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion, sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "The mortal-slaying dragon maketh war aginst me . . . ."

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for The Holy Martyr Agathangelos, January 23rd, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With good tidings wast thou made rich . . . ."

Clement of Ancyra, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for The Holy Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, January 23rd, Prosomoion "When he took Thee."  "As a branch of Christ, the Vine of Life . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Doxastikon (Glory/Both now) at the Praises

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

This is the Glory/Both now at the Praises for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th.  "On this day the souls of the earth-born . . . On this day Christ is brought as a babe . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Doxa (Glory) at the Praises

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises for the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Thou Who hast been well pleased to recline today . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Ninth Ode (Full)

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the Full 9th Ode with beginning Magnifications, Heirmos, Troparia & Katavasia, for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "That which came to pass in thee . . . In the shadow and letter of the Lord . . . ."  Updated 2/9/2020. 

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Katavasia (Ode 9)

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the Katavasia of the 9th Ode, with its Magnification, for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Theotokos, thou hope of all Christians . . . In the shadow and letter of the Law . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Katavasiae (Odes 1-8)

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

These are the Katavasiae for Odes 1-8 for the Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The sun once shown on dry land . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 2/9/2020.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Doxa (Glory & Both now) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the separate file for the Glory/Both now at the Aposticha at Vespers for the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "He that rideth on the cherubim, who is praised by the seraphim . . . ."

Makarios the Great of Egypt, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Venerable Makarios the Great of Egypt, the Anchorite, January 19th, from the music of St. Anthony's Monastery.  "Thou didst prove to be a citizen of the desert . . . ."

Makarios the Great of Egypt, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Venerable Makarios the Great of Egypt, the Anchorite, January 19th, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Withdrawing to the deserts . . . In thy most might shelter . . . ."

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Venerable Makarios the Great of Egypt, the Anchorite, January 19th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Striving for the blessedness that far surpasseth the mind of man . . . ."

After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Jan 12)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the After-Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 12th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  O ye faithful, come with mind most pure . . . ."

Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung for St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous, the Wonderworker, December 12th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Being divinely illumined with the Divine Spirit's light . . . ."  Updated 12/18/19.

Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are the two Exaposteilaria & Theotokion for St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous, the Wonderworker, Prosomoion "Thou Who as God adornest."  "Like Moses and like David . . . ."  And Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "With miracle and many signs . . . O Maiden all immaculate . . . ."

Spyridon-Bishop of Trimythous, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous, the Wonderworker, December 12th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, thou rule for high priests of Christ . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katabasia (First Canon, Ode 9)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode, with magnification, for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  It is sung from January 2-5.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Verily, all tongues are at a loss to praise thee properly . . . ."  Updated 12/1/19.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Katabasiae (First Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

These are the Katabasiae of the First Canon for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, January 6th.  They are sung from January 2-5.  "The Lord mighty in wars uncovered the bottom of the sea . . . ."  Updated 12/1/19.

Sunday before Theophany, Glory/Both now at "O Lord, I have cried" (Jan 2-4)

This is the Glory/Both now sung on the Sunday before Theophany (Epiphany) when it falls on January 2-4.  This is also sung as the Glory/Both now at the Aposticha at the Praises in Orthros on January 2nd and January 5th, as well as at the Praises of Orthros on Sunday, January 5th.  "O John the Baptizer, who didst know me . . . ."  Updated 12/1/19.

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