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Byzantine Tone 4

Synaxis of Righteous Simeon and Anna the Prophetess (Feb 3), Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera for the Synaxis of the Holy & Righteous Simeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess, February 3rd, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Being perfect, just, and worthy of all praise . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

These stichera are sung for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Let us honor befittingly . . . ."  Updated 12/17/18.

Stavro-Theotokion-from the Horologion (T4)

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (for Wednesday & Fridays) from the Horologion, Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "O Mother of Christ our God . . . ."

Xenophon & his family, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) for St. Xenophon and his family, January 26th.  "O God of our Fathers . . . ."

John Chrysostom-Recovery of Relics, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

These are the second set of stichera sung for the Recovery of the Relics of John Chrysostom, January 27th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Let us the faithful all form a sacred chorus . . . ."  Updated 12/17/18.

Gregory the Theologian, Stichera at the Praises

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

These Praises are sung on January 25th for St. Gregory the Theologian, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "When thou hadst parted the darkness of the letter . . . ."  Updated 12/16/18.

Timothy the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Apostle Timothy of the 70, January 22nd.  "Since thou hadst been instructed in uprightness . . . ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, I Shall Proclaim Thy Name

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros, usually for Feasts of the Theotokos.  "I shall proclaim Thy Name from generation to generation."

Maximos the Confessor, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Venerable Maximos the Confessor, January 21st, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Preaching Him Who became a man . . . ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, Thy priests, O Lord, shall be clothed with righteousness

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros:  "Thy priests, O Lord, shall be clothed with righteousness, and Thy righteous shall rejoice."

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Apolytikion

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

The Apolytikion for the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter, January 16th.  "Thou hast come to us without leaving Rome . . . ."

Cyril of Alexandria, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Athanasius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria (Jan 18)

Stichera for Our Father Among the Saints Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria, January 18th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "In thy doctrines, which breathe with fire . . . ."  Updated 12/14/18.

Athanasius of Alexandria, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Athanasius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria (Jan 18)

Stichera for Our Father Among the Saints Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria, January 18th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Persecutions didst thou endure . . . ."  Updated 12/14/18.

Anthony the Great, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Anthony the Great (Jan 17)

These are sung for St. Anthony the Great, January 17th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Thou who didst shine with the splendor of the Spirit . . . ."  Updated 12/14/18.

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Both now at the Praises

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

This Theotokion (Both now) is sung at the Praises on January 16th for the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter, Prosomoioin "As one valiant."  "Seeing thou hast unsleeping prayer . . . ."

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

These stichera are sung at the Aposticha for the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter, January 16th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Come ye, let us worship now the precious chains . . . ."  Updated 12/13/18.

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

The stichera for the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter, January 16th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "All delusion thou boundest fast . . . ."  Updated 12/13/18.

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The sea beheld and fled; Jordan turned back."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, My mouth shall speak wisdom

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins).  "My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding."

Synaxis of John the Baptist, Doxa (Glory) & Both Now at the Aposticha (Jan 7)

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Synaxis of John the Baptist (Jan 7)

This is the Doxastikon (Glory) and Both now at the Aposticha for the Synaxis of John the Baptist and Post-Theophany, January 7th.  "Glory . . . Since thou art a lover of the Spirit . . . Both now . . . Come let us emulate the wise virgins . . . ."

Prokeimenon-Orthros, The righteous man shall flourish

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Prokeimena, Orthros-Lent-Saints

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros.  "The righteous man shall flourish like a palm tree . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 12/19/18.

Stephen the Proto-Martyr & Archdeacon, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytkion is sung for St. Stephen, the Proto-martyr and Archdeacon, on December 27th as well as on August 2nd (Recovery of his sacred relics), Prosomoion "Be quick to anticipate."  "The crown of the Kingdom hath adorned the brow of thy head . . . ."

Theodore the Branded, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera for the Venerable-confessor Theodore the Branded, December 27th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."   "To the wounds of thy banishment . . . ."  Updated 12/27/18.

Stephen the Proto-martyr & Archdeacon, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera for Stephen the Proto-martyr and Archdeacon, December 27th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Since thy mind had been made to shine . . . ."  Updated 12/26/18.

Ignatius of Antioch, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried (Dec 20)

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Ignatius of Antioch (Dec 20)

These stichera are sung for St. Ignatius of Antioch, December 20th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Thou who wast worthily surnamed The God-bearer . . . ."  Updated 11/30/19.

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