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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.

Octoechos-Thursday-Tone 3, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are taken from the Octoechos for Thursday Vespers, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy Cross."  "Creation hath been sanctified . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Thy Son Hath Willingly Suffered For Us

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion of the Cross, Stavro-theotokion, is sung at Vesper and/or Orthros/Matins, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  Thy Son hath willingly suffered for us . . . ."

Octoechos-Thursday-Tone 4, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung from the Octoechos for Thursday, Tone 4, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "When the whole creation saw thee . . . ."

Galaction, Kathisma

This is the Kathisma sung at Orthros/Matins for the Holy Martyr Galaction, November 5th, Prosomoion "Be thou quick to anticipate."  "With struggles and prayers . . . ."

Abercius the Wonderworker, Kathisma at Orthros/Matins

This is the Kathisma sung at Matins (Orthros) for St. Abercius the Wonderworker, Bishop of Hieropolis and Equal-to-the-Apostles, October 22nd, Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "By the working of God, thou wast girt about . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When She Beheld With Grief Untold

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion of the Cross is sung during Vespers & Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "When she beheld with grief untold . . . ."

Resurrectional Theotokion at the Apolytikia, Tone 5 (C. Karam)

This is the Resurrectional Theotokion sung after the Apolytikia in Tone 5, Prosomoion "Let us worship the Word."  "O impassible gate of the Lord, do thou rejoice . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Apolytikion (Tone 5)

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

The Apolytikion in Tone 5 for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the Word."  "Father Jacob, the glorious . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Jacob of Hamatoura, Megalynaria in Liturgy

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the 2 Megalynaria sung in the Divine Liturgy after "It is truly meet" for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "More honorable than the Cherubim (similar to 'Higher than the heavens')."   "Thou appeared an adamant warrior . . . Come, ye faithful, let us with fervor praise . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Kontakion

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This Kontakion is sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "To thee, the Champion Leader."  It is usually read in Orthros as a part of the Canon or sung in Liturgy when it falls on a weekday.  "O righteous Jacob, in the contest thou wast uplifted . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Troparia after Psalm 50

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the troparia sung after Psalm 50 in Orthros/Matins for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions of the Prizewinner . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . Have mercy, on me . . . The remembrance of death . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Anavathmoi & Prokeimenon

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This is the music for the Anabathmoi & Prokeimenon in Orthros/Matins for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "From my youth up . . . Ye who hate Zion . . . Glory . . . Through the Holy Spirit . . . Both now . . . Through the Holy Spirit . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Kathismata in Orthros/Matins

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the 3 Kathismata and Theotokia sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, during Orthros/Matins.  First Kathisma:  Prosomoion "Awed by the beauty."  "O Jacob most adored . . . O Mother undefiled . . . ."  Second Kathisma:  Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed."  O our Father Jacob . . . O pure Virgin, spotless Maid . . . ."  Third Kathisma:  Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "Thou, O Jacob, didst carry thy cross . . . By conceiving the Wisdom . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/8/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

These are the stichera at the Aposticha sung for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "O ye who love to honor the feast . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Glory/Both now at the Litia

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This is the Glory and Both now sung at the Litia in Vespers for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "O Lord, thy blessed martyr Jacob carried the cross . . . O Theotokos, the most holy and exceedingly glorified . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 10/7/2020.

Jacob of Hamatoura, Glory/Both now at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Jacob of Hamatoura (Oct 13th)

This is the Glory and Both now sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for the Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura, October 13th.  "Today, the glory of the martyrs shineth forth . . . Who shall not beatify thee . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 1/14/2021.

Tikhon-Patriarch of Moscow, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for St. Tikhon the Confessor, Patriarch of Moscow, celebrated on March 25th and October 5th, Prosomoion "O Lord, though thou didst stand."  "Lord, when the ship of the divine Church was troubled . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), What A Sword Pierced Through Thy Heart

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung in Vespers and Orthros/Matins, "What a sword pierced through thy heart . . . ."

Euthymius the Great, Kathisma in Orthros/Matins

This is the Kathisma sung in Orthros/Matins for Our Righteous Father Euthymius the Great, January 20th and October 15th, Prosomoion "By conceiving the Wisdom."  "Taking on thee the poverty borne by Him . . . ."  Updated 10/9/

Longinus the Centurion, 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 Martyr Longinus the Centurion, Who Stood at the Cross of Christ, October 16th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Seeing Him Who became a man . . . ."

Pelagia-Our Righteous Mother, Kathisma in Orthros

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This is the Kathisma sung for our Righteous Mother Pelagia, October 8th, Prosomoion "By conceiving the Wisdom."  "With the dew of repentance . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When The Ewe-lamb, Pure and Undefiled

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion sung at Vesper and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When the Ewe-lamb, pure and undefiled . . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As She Saw Thee Hanging On The Wood

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is a Theotokion of the Cross, sung in Vespers and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "As she saw Thee hanging on the wood of the Cross . . . ."

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