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August

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Kontakion (choral)

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the choral version of the Kontakion for the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord, August 5th, Prosomoion "On this day thou hast appeared."  "All of mortal nature now divinely shineth . . . ."

Beheading of John the Baptist, Doxa (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Beheading of John the Baptist (August 29th)

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at OLIHC for the Beheading of John the Baptist, August 29th.  "As the birthday of the impudent Herod was being kept . . . ."

Beheading of John the Baptist, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Beheading of John the Baptist (August 29th)

These are sung for the Beheading of John the Baptist, August 29th.  "As the birthday of the impudent Herod was being kept . . . ."

Adrian & Natalie-Martyrs, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are sung on August 26th for the Martyrs Adrian & Natalie, Prosomoion, "O strange wonder."  "When thou becamest obedient unto the voice of the Lord . . . ."

Adrian & Natalie-Martyrs, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on August 26th for the Martyrs Adrian & Natalie, Prosomoion, "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Now let the all-wise Adrian . . . ."

Adrian & Natalie-Martyrs, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is sung for the Martyrs Adrian & Natalie of Nicomedia, August 26th, Prosomoion, "Thy confession."  "Thou didst deem that Faith which hath salvation . . . ."

Adrian & Natalie-Martyrs, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Martyrs Adrian & Natalie of Nicomedia, August 26th, Prosomoion, "As one valiant."  "On beholding the honorable contest . . . ."

After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Exaposteilarion (Aug 19)

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on August 19th for the After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "With thunder doth the Savior send the Apostles forth on clouds . . . ."

After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 19)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the After-Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 19th, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "Recalling holy Gabriel's words . . . ."

Photios & Anikytos-Martyrs, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Martyrs Photios & Anikytos, August 12th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Ye were not afraid of fire nor of the tools of dismemberment . . . ."

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Kontakion

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Kontakia of Feasts & Forefeasts

This is the Kontakion of the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, August 5th.  Prosomoion "On this day thou hast appeared."  "All of mortal nature now divinely shineth . . . ."

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are sung on August 5th for the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "This day we go forth to welcome the bright and glorious Transfiguration . . . ."

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

This is sung on August 5th for the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "We who most ardently desire the glory of God . . . ."

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 5)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Forefeast of the Transfiguration of Christ, August 5th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Come, let us ascend with Jesus going up to the holy mount . . . ."

Seven Maccabees, Eleazar & Solomone, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of the Seven Maccabees, August 1st.  "O Lord, by the sufferings of the saints . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Cross-The Procession of/Sunday of, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These Praises are sung on August 1st for the Procession of the Precious Cross, and on the Third Sunday of Lent, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With our voice let us cry aloud . . . ."  Text updated 3/3/2022.

Seven Maccabees & Processsion of the Cross, Exaposteilaria

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Exaposteilaria

These are the exaposteilaria for the Seven Maccabees and the Procession of the Cross, August 1st, Prosomoion "While Thy disciples looked on Thee."  "Let us extol the Maccabees . . . The Cross is the guardian of the whole world . . . ."  Updated 7/17/2023.

Procession of the Cross, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers (Aug 1)

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

The stichera for the Aposticha at Vespers for the Procession of the Precious Cross, August 1st, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Come, ye feast-lovers, and as we all now keep festival . . . ."

Seven Maccabees, Eleazar & Solomone, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for The Seven Holy Maccabees, their Teacher Eleazar and their Mother Solomone, August 1st, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "No tyranny shook the lofty roof of the Law . . . ."

Procession of the Cross, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 1)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Procession of the Cross, August 1st, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Let us welcome the precious Cross . . . ."

Paraklesis-Little (Small), With Music

This is the Small (Little) Paraklesis service with text and music combined.  Update 9/13/23.  For use during and outside of the Dormition Fast.

After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 16)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung on August 15th at Small Vespers for the Dormition of the Theotokos; on August 16th when this day falls on a Sunday; and on August 17th for the After-feast of the Dormition, Prosomoion "With what fair crowns."  "We who are vain and vile . . . ."  Updated 7/16/2020.

John the Baptist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for St. John the Baptist, for his Synaxis on January 7th, and for his Beheading on August 29th.  "The memory of the righteous is celebrated with songs of praise . . . ."  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.

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 . . . ."

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