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Octoechos-Thursday-Tone 3, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are taken from the Octoechos for Thursday Vespers, Tone 3, Prosomoion "The power of Thy Cross."  "Creation hath been sanctified . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), Thy Son Hath Willingly Suffered For Us

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion of the Cross, Stavro-theotokion, is sung at Vesper and/or Orthros/Matins, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  Thy Son hath willingly suffered for us . . . ."

Octoechos-Thursday-Tone 4, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung from the Octoechos for Thursday, Tone 4, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "When the whole creation saw thee . . . ."

Galaction, Kathisma

This is the Kathisma sung at Orthros/Matins for the Holy Martyr Galaction, November 5th, Prosomoion "Be thou quick to anticipate."  "With struggles and prayers . . . ."

Abercius the Wonderworker, Kathisma at Orthros/Matins

This is the Kathisma sung at Matins (Orthros) for St. Abercius the Wonderworker, Bishop of Hieropolis and Equal-to-the-Apostles, October 22nd, Prosomoion "By conceiving the wisdom."  "By the working of God, thou wast girt about . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When She Beheld With Grief Untold

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This Theotokion of the Cross is sung during Vespers & Orthros, Prosomoion "As it is written."  "When she beheld with grief untold . . . ."

Tikhon-Patriarch of Moscow, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for St. Tikhon the Confessor, Patriarch of Moscow, celebrated on March 25th and October 5th, Prosomoion "O Lord, though thou didst stand."  "Lord, when the ship of the divine Church was troubled . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), What A Sword Pierced Through Thy Heart

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross) sung in Vespers and Orthros/Matins, "What a sword pierced through thy heart . . . ."

Euthymius the Great, Kathisma in Orthros/Matins

This is the Kathisma sung in Orthros/Matins for Our Righteous Father Euthymius the Great, January 20th and October 15th, Prosomoion "By conceiving the Wisdom."  "Taking on thee the poverty borne by Him . . . ."  Updated 10/9/

Longinus the Centurion, 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 Holy Martyr Longinus the Centurion, Who Stood at the Cross of Christ, October 16th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Seeing Him Who became a man . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), When The Ewe-lamb, Pure and Undefiled

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is the Theotokion sung at Vesper and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "When the Ewe-lamb, pure and undefiled . . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion (of the Cross), As She Saw Thee Hanging On The Wood

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Theotokia for Vespers & Orthros

This is a Theotokion of the Cross, sung in Vespers and/or Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "As she saw Thee hanging on the wood of the Cross . . . ."

Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Martyrs Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, October 12th, Prosomoion "Let us worship the word."  "All the powers of Heaven were awestruck and amazed . . . ."

Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the Martyrs Probos, Andronikos and Tarachos at Tarsus, October 12th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "The three holy martyrs of the Lord . . . ."

Commemoration of the Miracle Wrought by Archangel Michael in Colossae (Chonae), Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for the Commemoration of the Miracle Wrought by the Archangel Michael in Colossae (Chonae), September 6th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast lifted up."  "Supreme Commander of the Hosts of the Heavens . . . ."

Marcian & Martyrios, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Martyrs Marcian & Martyrios the Notaries, October 25th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Marcian and wise Martyrios, contending well in contest . . . ."

Marcian & Martyrios, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Martyrs Marcian & Martyrios the Notaries, October 25th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Godly Marcian the glorious and the valiant Martyrios . . . ."

Hierotheos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Hieromartyr Hierotheos, Bishop of Athens, October 4th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "Like light, thy divine desire for Christ . . . ."

Eustathios, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion of the Cross

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Exaposteilaria

This is the Exaposteilarion for the Great-martyr Eustathios and his family, and the Theotokion of the Cross, September 20th, Prosomoion "While standing in the temple's courts."  "Forsaking this world's vain delights . . . In thee we take heart manfully . . . ."

Kallistratos and those with him, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the Martyr Kallistratos and the 49 Martyrs with him, September 27th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Martyr and athlete Kallistratos . . . ."

Eustathios, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Great-martyr Eustathios and his family, September 20th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Thou wast called by God above and not by man . . . ."

After-feast of the Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross-September 20th, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the After-Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, September 20th, Prosomoion "When He took thee."  "When the God-seer Moses long ago . . . ."

Michael the Archangel-Miracle in Colossae, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

On September 6th we chant this Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Miracle of the Archangel Michael in Colossae.  "All ye, the race of mankind, come . . . ."

Beheading of John the Baptist-Leave-taking (Aug 30th), Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for the Leave-taking of the Beheading of John the Baptist, August 30th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The senseless and iniquitous King Herod . . . ."

Alexander, Paul the New, and John, Patriarchs of Constantinople, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for Alexander, Paul the New and John, Patriarchs of Constantinople, August 30th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "Since thou wast a shepherd of the Church . . . ."

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