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Theotokion, O All-pure Theotokos

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung during Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), from the Menaion, Prosomoion "O Lord, Thy holy martyrs."  "O all-pure Theotokos, who didst bear the Word . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When he saw thee hanging

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung during Vespers and Orthros (Matins) from the Menaion, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When he saw thee hanging on the Tree . . . ."

Theotokion, O Pure One Rejoice

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung at Vespers & Orthros (Matins) from the Menaion, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O pure one, rejoice, thou strange report . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou Who Heldest Within Thy Womb

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), from the Menaion, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Thou who heldest within thy womb God . . . ."  Updated 3/1/2020.

Theotokion, That Most Excellent Medicine

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), from the Menaion, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "That most excellent medicine of repentance . . . ."

Theotokion, Carelessly Reclining in the Bed of Languor

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung during Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins) from the Menaion, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Carelessly reclining in the bed of languor and heedlessness . . . ."  Updated 2/27/2020.

Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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Cheese Fare (Forgiveness) Sunday

This is the Glory sung at the Praises on Cheese Fare Sunday, the Sunday of Forgiveness.  "The time cometh for us to begin our spiritual contests . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 2/26/2020, ver 3.  Click "Listen" to hear it being chanted by Chadi Karam.

Theotokion, O Lord, Accept Thy Mother's Earnest Entreaties

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, accept Thy Mother's earnest entreaties . . . ."

Theotokion, Come O My Soul

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

The Theotokion for Vespers and Orthros (Matins), Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Come, O my soul, now with heavy groans . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), O Strange Wonder Never Seen Before

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung at Vespers and/or Orthros (Matins), Prosomioin "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder never seen before . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), In Tasting of Vinegar and Gall

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-theotokion (for the Cross) that is sung on during Vespers and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "In tasting of vinegar and gall being lifted on the Tree . . . ."  Updated 2/13/2020.

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Seeing Christ, The Friend of Man

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung at Vespers and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Seeing Christ, the Friend of man, raised up and crucified . . . ."  Updated 2/26/2020.

Theotokion from the Octoechos-Saturday-Tone 1, GBN at the Aposticha at the Praises

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Glory/Both now from the Octoechos for Saturday Orthros (Matins) at the Aposticha at the Praises, Tone 1, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "Implore Christ, to whom thou gavest birth . . . ."

Octoechos-Saturday-Tone 1, Stichera at the Aposticha at the Praises

These are sung on Saturday Morning at Orthros (Matins) from the Octoechos, for the Aposticha at the Praises, Tone 1, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O Savior, we pray Thee to vouchsafe unto those Thou hast translated . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After-Feast, Stichera and GBN at the Aposticha at the Praises (Feb 4)

These stichera and Glory/Both now are for the Aposticha at the Praises for the After-Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 4th, Prosomoion "O House of Ephratha."  "Christ, Adam's Ransomer, is now born of the Virgin . . . ."

Isidore of Pelusium, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion for our Righteous Father Isidore of Pelusium, February 4th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Quenching the passions' raging flame . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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.

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