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Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Kontakion (choral)

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the choral version of the Kontakion of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st, sung from November 8th - 25th, Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "The sacred treasury of God's holy glory . . . ."  Updated 9/25/18.

Alypios the Stylite, 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 Alypios the Stylite of Adrianople, November 26th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded Martyrs."  "From childhood didst thou devote thy life unto Christ our God . . . ."

Archangels (November 8th), Katabasia Ode 9

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Katavasiae

This Katabasia, Ode 9, is sung from November 8th (Feast of the Archangels) until November 20th, inclusive, which includes the changes for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple.  "Let all earth-born mortals . . . celebrate with honor the holy entrance of the Mother of God . . . ."

Archangels (November 8th), Katabasiae Odes 1-8

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Katavasiae

These Katabasiae, Odes 1-8, are sung from November 8th (Feast of the Archangels) through November 20th, which include the changes in Odes 1, 3, 5 & 9 for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple.  "I shall open my mouth . . . and I shall rejoice in her entrance with gladness . . . ."  Updated 11/9/2021.

Obadiah (Abdias) the Holy Prophet, 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 Prophet Obadiah (Abdias), remembered on November 19th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "O Prophet Obadiah, thou didst prove a bright vessel of the Spirit . . . ."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Kontakion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This Kontakion is sung from November 8th - 25th for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple (November 21st), Prosomoion "Thou Who wast raised up."  "The sacred treasury of God's holy glory . . . ."  Updated 10/27/2022.

John the Almsgiver, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung on November 12th for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, thou shining light of the Church . . . ."  They may also be sung at the Aposticha at Vespers.  Updated 10/13/2021.

John the Almsgiver & Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on November 12th for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, and Nilus the Faster of Sinai, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "Let us all sing John's praises . . . ."  "O godly minded Nilus . . . ."  Updated 10/31/2022.

John the Almsgiver, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, remembered on November 12th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Thou didst give, thou didst disperse thy bread . . . ."  Updated 11/3/2020.

Galaktion & Episteme-Martyrs, 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 Galaktion & Episteme, remembered on November 5th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Reared on the milk of ascetic deeds . . . ."

Gregory Palamas, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion/Troparion of St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica, is sung on the Second Sunday of Lent, as well as his feast day on November 14th, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode.  "O star of Orthodoxy . . . ."

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from November 21st to December 24th (the Eve of the Feast).  "Magnify, O my soul . . . I behold a strange and wonderful mystery . . . ."  (Updated 10/9/18)

James the Persian, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exaposteilarion, St. James the Persian, November 27, prosomoion to "Hearken ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.  Updated 10/29/2022.

James the Persian, 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. James the Persian, November 27th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou forsookest all the world's delights . . . ."  Updated 10/29/2022.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

These are sung on November 21st for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As they resplendently lead in the Ever-Virgin Maid . . . ."  The first 3 stichera are also sung for the Forefeast on November 20th at "O Lord, I have cried."  Updated 11/16/2020.

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is sung on November 21st for the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women." "Let us acclaim with faith and joy . . . ."

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Exaposteilarion

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Exaposteilaria

Exposteilarion for the Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into to the Temple, November 20th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "The temple of God's Wisdom . . . ."

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" - 1st Set

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Entrance (Presentation) of the Theotokos into the Temple (Nov 21)

This is the First Set of stichera sung for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 21st, Prosomoion "O strange wonder." "Come let us the faithful dance for joy . . . ."  Updated 10/5/18.

Forefeast of the Entrance of the Virgin into the Temple, Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These are sung for the Forefeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, November 20th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "With songs and hymns, O ye faithful . . . ."  Updated 10/31/19.

John Chrysostom, Stichera at the Praises (Nov 13)

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

Stichera at the Praises for St. John Chrysostom, November 13th, Prosomoia "Unto them that fear thee."  "Brighter are thy sacred doctrines . . . ."  Updated 10/27/2022.

John Chrysostom, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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

These are sung for St. John Chrysostom on November 13th and January 27th, Prosomoia "As one valiant." "Let us praise with sweet melodies . . . ."  Updated 12/17/18.

John Chrysostom, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion (Nov 13)

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

Exaposteilaria/Theotokion for St. John Chrysostom, November 13, prosomoia to "While standing in the temple's courts", Tone 3/Third Mode, and "Hearken, ye women", Tone 2/Second Mode.

Paul the Confessor, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

The Exaposteilarion & Theotokion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "In imitating mighty Paul . . . ."

Paul the Confessor, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for St. Paul the Confessor, November 6, prosomoion to "Thy confession", Tone 3/Third Mode.

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" for Our Father Among the Saints Paul the Confessor, Archbishop of Constantinople, November 6th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Wondrous Paul chose thee to be his emulator, O blessed one . . . ."  Updated 10/27/2022.

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