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Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As The Virgin Who Gave Thee Birth

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "As the Virgin who gave Thee birth saw Thee hang on the Cross . . . ."

Octoechos-Wednesday & Friday Orthros (Matins)-Tone 4, 2nd Sticheron at the Aposticha at the Praises

This is the 2nd sticheron sung at the Aposticha of the Praises on Wednesday & Friday Matins, from the Octoechos, Tone 4, the Original Melody, "Unto them that fear Thee Thou, O Lord, hast given Thy precious Cross . . . ."

Kyrikos & Julitta, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Martyrs Kyrikos & his mother Julitta of Tarsus, July 15th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder! How that haughty mind . . . ."

Kyrikos & Julitta, Exaposteilarion & Theotkion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung for the Martyrs Kyrikos and his mother Julitta of Tarsus, July 15th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "Unrip in years and still a babe . . . ."

Theotokion, O Maid, Thou Art The Gladness

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "The power of Thy cross."  "O Maid, thou art the gladness of the angels of our God . . . ."

Theotokion, O Theotokos, Since Thou Art The Gracious Advocate

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "O Theotokos, since thou art the gracious advocate . . . ."

Eudokimos of Cappadocia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Holy & Just Eudokimos of Cappadocia, July 31st, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "A foe of every passion . . . Thou art the sweetness of angels . . . ."

Eudokimos of Cappadocia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy & Just Eudokimos of Cappadocia, July 31st, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "The One that hath called thee from the earth to Heaven to dwell . . . ."

Christina of Tyre, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion & Theotokion are sung for the Great-Martyr Christina of Tyre, July 24th, Prosomoion "While standing in the Temple's courts."  "Most rightly do we honor thee . . . ."

Theotokion, Repentance thou possessest not

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Repentance thou possessest not, my hard and unrepentant soul . . . ."

Theotokion, When Our God Came Bodily

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Orthros/Matins, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "When our God came bodily unto us . . . ."

Theotokion, O Bride of God, All-Undefiled Virgin Mary

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion from the Octoechos is sung at either Vespers or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O bride of God, all-undefiled Virgin Mary . . . ."

Pentecostarion-Saturday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These stichera are sung on Saturday morning of the 3rd week of Pascha, The Original Melody "When he took thee."

Pentecostarion-Friday of the 3rd Week, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These stichera are sung at Matins on Friday morning of the 3rd Week of Pascha, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When they heard the Angel's holy words . . . ."

John the Theologian-Apostle & Evangelist, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung for the Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, May 8th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Seeing the excess of fervent love . . . ."

John the Theologian-Apostle & Evangelist, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion is sung for the Apostle & Evangelist John the Theologian, May 8th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "O John, declaring things divine . . . ."

Prokeimenon, Great-Give Ear, O God, Unto My Prayer

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This is the Great Prokeimenon sung during Matins/Orthros.  "Give ear, O God, unto my prayer . . . ."

Theotokion, O Inexpressible Condescension

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion may be sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, during the year or during the Lenten Triodion, Prosomoion "O Lord, although I desired to blot out . . . ."

Cheese Fare Saturday, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

These are sung on Cheese Fare Saturday, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Ye that in truth renounced the world . . . ."  Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Let us in gladness praise with hymns . . . ."

Cheese Fare Saturday, Stichera at the Praises

These Praises are sung on Cheese Fare Saturday, Prosomoin "The Paradise of Eden."  "Let us, the faithful, all extol in hymns . . . ."

Theotokion, Rejoice gem and treasure of purity

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion, from the Triodion, is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, gem and treasure of purity, thou pure dwelling place . . . ."

Prodigal Son Sunday, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Prodigal Son Sunday

These are sung on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "The wealth of grace Thou gavest me . . . ."

Pharisee & Publican, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Pharisee & Publican Sunday

These are sung on the Sunday of the Pharisee & Publican, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Let us flee from the Pharisee's exceeding wicked vaunting . . . ."

Theotokion, O Virgin, Thou Spacious Land of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "O Virgin, thou spacious land of God, who art vaster than the heavens . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou hast mercies full of sympathy

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou hast mercies full of sympathy; thou hast an abyss of compassion . . . ."

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