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Communion Hymn

Presanctified Liturgy, 24d O Taste and See

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  "O taste and see that the Lord is good."  It is sung here by the Boston Byzantine Choir.

Presanctified Liturgy, 24a O Taste and See

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Presanctified Gifts, Liturgy of

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  "O taste and see that the Lord is good."  It is in E-minor, and sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Sunday after the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Glory at the Praises

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Sunday after the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec. 26-31)

This is the Glory at the Praises sung at Matins for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 26-31, using the translation from The Festal Menaion (Ware/Mother Mary).  "Blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/29/2020.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Communion Hymn

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, December 25th.  "The Lord hath sent redemption to His People.  Alleluia."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Communion Hymn

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This Communion Hymn is in E-minor, sung on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Flesh, December 25th, and on its Leave-taking, December 31st.  "The Lord hath sent redemption to his people."

Communion Hymn, I will take the cup of salvation

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is sung on Wednesdays, Sept. 8th, Nov. 21st, Feb. 2nd, the Fifth Saturday of Lent, and Aug. 15th.  "I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord. Alleluia."

Indiction-Beginning of: Ecclesiastical New Year, Communion Hymn

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Communion Hymns

This is sung for the Beginning of the Indiction (Ecclesiastical New Year).  "Bless the crown of the year with Thy goodness, O Lord."

Communion Hymn, Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy (choral)

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Communion Hymns

This is the choral version of the Communion Hymn sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning.  "And the Lord was awakened as one that sleepeth . . . ."

Communion Hymn, Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy

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Communion Hymns

This is the Communion Hymn sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning.  "And the Lord was awakened as one out of sleep . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Communion Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Communion Hymn for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men. Alleluia."  Updated 11/8/19.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Communon Hymn

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

The Communion Hymn for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, December 25th.  "The Lord hath sent redemption to His people.  Alleluia."  Updated 10/12/19.

Communion Hymn, I will take the cup of salvation

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is sung on Wednesdays, Sept. 8th, Nov. 21st, Feb. 2nd, the Fifth Saturday of Lent, and Aug. 15th.  "I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord. Alleluia."

Communion Hymn for Monday

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is for when the Divine Liturgy is offered on a Monday.  "He makes His angels spirits, and His ministers a flame of fire."  Updated 10/5/17.

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Communion Hymn

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Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem (Sept. 13/Dec 9)

This Communion Hymn is sung on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.  "O Lord, I have love the beauty of Thy house. Alleluia."  Updated 8/15/18.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Communion Hymn

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This Communion Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 14th for the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross.  "The light of thy countenance, O Lord, hath been signed upon us. Alleluia."  Updated 7/17/18.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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Nativity of the Theotokos (Sept 8)

This Communion Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."  Updated 7/18/18.

Transfiguration, Communion Hymn

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Transfiguration of our Lord (August 6)

This Communion Hymn is sung on August 6th for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.  "O Lord, in the light of the glory of thy face shall we walk . . . ."  Updated 7/19/18.

Communion Hymn, The just shall be

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Communion Hymns

This Communion Hymn is sung on Tuesdays; for Martyrs; Hierarchs; Fools for Christ; St. John the Baptist (Conception, September 23; Synaxis, January 7; First and Second Findings, February 24; Third Finding, May 25; Nativity, June 24; Beheading, August 29); First Saturday of Great Lent.  "The just shall be in everlasting remembrance . . . ."

Communion Hymn, Their sound hath gone forth

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Communion Hymns

The Communion Hymn for Thursday and the Apostles.  "Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."

All Saints Sunday, Communion Hymn

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All Saints Sunday

This Communion Hymn is sung on All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost.  "Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous . . . ."  Updated 6/3/17.

Pentecost, Communion Hymn

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Communion Hymn sung on the Feast of Pentecost.  "Thy good Spirit shall lead me in the land of uprightness."

Ascension, Communion Hymn

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Ascension of our Lord (40 days after Pascha)

This Communion Hymn is sung at the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "God is gone up in jubilation . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Communion Hymn

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This Communion Hymn is sung on the Feast of Mid-Pentecost, the Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Pascha.  "He that eateth My Flesh . . . ."  Updated 5/6/17.

Thomas Sunday (New Sunday), Communion Hymn

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Thomas Sunday (First Sunday after Pascha)

This Communion Hymn is sung on New Sunday: Sunday of Thomas the Apostle.  "Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem . . . ."  Updated 5/6/19.

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