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Michael G. Farrow

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."

Procession of the Cross, 2nd Antiphon in Liturgy

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Antiphons

This Second Antiphon is sung on the Third Sunday in Lent and on August 1st for the Procession of the Cross, with verses.  "O Son of God, Who wast crucified in the flesh . . . ."  Updated 7/26/18.

Procession of the Cross, Entrance Hymn (Aug 1)

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Entrance Hymns

This is sung on the Feast of the Procession of the Precious Cross, August 1st.  "Come let us worship . . . who wast crucified in the flesh . . . ."

Ascension of our Lord-After-Feast, Entrance Hymn

This is the Entrance Hymn sung during the After-Feast of the Ascension of the Lord.  "Come let us worship . . . O Son of God, who didst rise from us in glory to the heavens . . . ."

Mid-Pentecost, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This is the choral version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos), sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost.  It is also sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."  Updated 8/14/2020.

Mid-Pentecost, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-chant)

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Mid-Pentecost, Feast of (Wednesday)

This is the chant version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos), sung on the Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost.  It is also sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."  Updated 8/14/2020, with new title.

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 . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Entrance Hymn

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

The Entrance Hymn for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The Lord hath made known His salvation . . . Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."  If this Feast falls on a Sunday, sing "Who art risen from the dead . . . ."  Updated 1/12/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the temple, February 2nd.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."   Updated 1/12/18.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord-LEAVE-TAKING, Entrance Hymn (for a Sunday)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Entrance Hymn for when the Leave-taking of Theophany (Epiphany), January 14th, falls on a Sunday.  "Blessed is He that cometh . . . God is the Lord . . . who art risen from the dead . . . ."  Updated 12/27/18.

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.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "O my soul, magnify her, who is more honorable . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  (Verily, all tongues . . . .)

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Entrance Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Entrance Hymn in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord . . . ."  Updated 12/21/18.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast baptized in the Jordan . . . ."

Basil the Great, Apolytikion (choral)

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the choral version of the Apolytikion of St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "In all the earth that received thy sayings . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Entrance Hymn in Liturgy

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

The Entrance Hymn in the Divine Liturgy for the Circumcision of Christ & St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "Come let us worship . . . Save us, O Son of God, who wast circumcized in the flesh . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the second Antiphon and verses sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ and St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast circumcized in the flesh . . . ."

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.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Entrance Hymn

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This Entrance Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ.  "Before the morning star I begot Thee from the womb . . . ."  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."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on November 21st for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple.  "O Son of God, who art wondrous in the saints . . . ," or "risen from the dead" when the Feast falls on a Sunday.  Updated 9/25/18.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Megalynarion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st.  "The angels, beholding the entrance of the all-pure one . . . Since thou art the living temple of God . . . ."

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.

Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem, Second Antiphon

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

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 13th for the Consecration of Resurrection Church in Jerusalem.

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