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Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), My Christ, When She Beheld Thee

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung as the Theotokion of the Cross (Stavro-theotokion) at Vespers and/or Matins, Prosomoion "The power of thy cross."  "My Christ, when she beheld Thee raised up . . . ."

Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Nilus the Faster of Sinai, November 12th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."

Theodore the Studite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for St. Theodore the Studite, November 11th.  "Thou hast shown thyself, O God-inspired Theodore . . . ."  (Guide of Orthodoxy.)

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), The Ewe-lamb and Lady Free of Blame

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is sung as the Theotokion of the Cross (Stavro-theotokion) at Vespers and/or Matins, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "The Ewe-lamb and Lady free of blame . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung for the Venerable Lazarus the Wonderworker of Magnesia, Prosomoioin "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Come, all ye ranks of monastics and feast-lovers . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Venerable Lazarus the Wonderworker of Magnesia, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The Maker consecrated thee . . . ."

Lazarus of Magnesia, Apolytkion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Venerable Lazarus the wonderworker of Magnesia, November 7th.  "In thy vigilant prayers . . . ."

Theotokion, Save Me, O Blameless Mother of God

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion is sung at Vespers and/or Matins/Orthros, Prosomoioin "Rejoice."  "Save me, O blameless Mother of God . . . ."

Thekla, Proto-Martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Apolytikion

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Thekla, Proto-martyr, Equal-to-the-Apostles (Sept 24)

This Apolytikion is for the St. Thekla, the Proto-Martyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles, September 24th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  The text is arranged by Emily Lowe, from the original text of Fr. John Namie.  "Glorious Thekla, thou, companion of Paul . . . ."

Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Great-Martyr Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, October 24th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "O wise Arethas praised of all . . . ."

Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Great-Martyr Arethas (Al-Haarith) & Companions in Arabia, October 24th.  "Be thou entreated for the sake of the sufferings . . . ."

Eulampios & Eulampia at Nicomedia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This Exaposteilarion & Theotokion are sung for Eulampios & Eulampia at Nicomedia, October 10th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "We needs must praise with fitting hymns . . . ."

Dionysios the Areopagite, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Hieromartyr Dionysios the Areopagite, October 3rd, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "As a disciple caught by Paul . . . ."

Dionysios the Areopagite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion for the Hieromartyr Dionysios the Areopagite, October 3rd.  "Since thou hadst been instructed in uprightness thoroughly . . . ."

Joachim & Anna, Stichera at the Aposticha of the Praises

These are sung for the Holy & Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, September 9th, Prosomoion "O House of Ephratha."  "Thanks to the Savior's Name . . . ."

Severian, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This exaposteilarion is sung for the Great-Martyr Severian of Sebastia, September 9th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Thou, O all-blest Severian . . . ."

Joachim & Anna, Exaposteilarion

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Joachim & Anna (Sept 9)

This exaposteilarion is sung for the Holy & Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim & Anna, September 9th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "She who took away the curse . . . ."

Zachariah-the Holy Prophet (Father of the Forerunner), Stichera at the Praises

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Zachariah-the holy Prophet & Father of the Forerunner (Sept 5th)

These Praises (taken from the Aposticha at Vespers) are sung for the Holy Prophet Zachariah, Father of the Forerunner, September 5th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder!  Lo, the heavenly Archangel . . . ."  Updated 9/4/2021.

Zachariah-the Holy Prophet (Father of the Forerunner), Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Zachariah-the holy Prophet & Father of the Forerunner (Sept 5th)

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Holy Prophet Zachariah, Father of the Forerunner, September 5th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Thou as a priest didst minister to God Almighty . . . ."

Zachariah-the Holy Prophet (Father of the Forerunner), Apolytikion

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Zachariah-the holy Prophet & Father of the Forerunner (Sept 5th)

The Apolytikion of the Holy Prophet Zachariah (Zacharias), the Father of the Venerable Forerunner, September 5th, Prosomoion "Joseph was amazed," (Dismissal version).  "In the vesture of a priest . . . ."  Updated 7/31/2021.

After-Feast of Transfiguration, Exaposteilarion (Aug 8)

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung for the After-Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 8th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Before Thy Cross, O Sovereign Lord, taking Thy chief disciples . . . ."

Euphemia, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

The stichera at the Praises for the Great-Martyr Euphemia the all-praised, July 11th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, O Virgin Martyr of Christ . . . ."

Euphemia, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Great-Martyr Euphemia the all-praised, July 11th, Prosomoion "From the heights our Savior, Christ."  "Thou wast dead yet didst gush forth . . . Since our God hath given thee . . . ."

Pentecost, 07-Glory/Both now at the Praises

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Glory & Both now (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises for the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Heavenly King . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

Pentecost, 06-Praises

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Pentecost (50 days after Pascha)

The Praises sung on the Feast of Pentecost, 50 days after Pascha.  "Today all the nations beheld strange things . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation. 

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