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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 . . . ."

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

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera sung for the  Great-martyr Euphemia the all-praised, July 11th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder, how Euphemia, the gentle lamb of the Lord . . . ."

Cyricus & Julitta, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Martyrs Cyricus & his Mother Julitta of Tarsus, July 15th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast raised up."  "Blessed Julitta, Christ God's rational ewe-lamb . . . ."

Holy Fathers, Glory (Doxastikon) at the Praises

This is the Glory (Doxastikon) sung at the Praises for the Holy Fathers, on the Sunday after Ascension (of the 1st Ecumenical Council), on the Sunday during July 13-19 (of the 4th Ecum. Council), and on the Sunday during October 11-17 (of the 7th Ecum. Council). 

Proclus and Hilary of Ancyra, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Holy Martyrs Hilary & Proclus of Ancyra, July 12th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Since ye endured every manner of torment full of pain . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Stichera at the Praises

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Dormition of Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (July 25th)

These praises are sung for the Dormtion of St. Anna, the Mother of the Theotokos, July 25th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Keeping this joyous memorial, we praise Thee, O Christ . . . ."

Dormition of St. Anna, Exaposteilarion

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Dormition of Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (July 25th)

The Exaposteilarion for the Dormition of St. Anna, the Mother of the Theotokos, July 25th, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "As is our due, let us extol divine chosen Anna . . . ."

Phocas-Bishop of Sinope, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is for the Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Synope, sung on July 23rd (for the recovery of his relics) and on September 22nd (his feast day and martyrdom).  "By choosing the Apostles' way of life . . . ."  Updated 8/14/19 with additional date.

Andrew of Crete, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for St. Andrew, Archbishop of Crete, the Author of the Great Canon, July 4th, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "Righteous Andrew, what shall we call thee now . . . ."

Athanasius of Athos, Stichera at the Praises

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Athanasius of Athos (July 5th)

These stichera are sung at the Praises on July 5th for the Venerable Athanasius of Athos, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Truly precious in Thy sight, O Christ . . . ."

Paraskeva, Stichera at the Praises

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Paraskeva-Virgin-Martyr of Rome (July 26th)

These praises are sung on July 26th for the Holy Venerable Virgin-Martyr Paraskeva of Rome, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As thou dost dance with those wise virgins . . . ."

Paraskeva, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Paraskeva-Virgin-Martyr of Rome (July 26th)

These are sung on July 26th for the Holy Venerable Virgin-Martyr Paraskeva of Rome, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "With the Lord's Cross wast thou made strong . . . ."

Paisios the Athonite, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Venerable Paisios the Athonite, July 12th, Prosomoion "A citizen of the desert."  "The offspring of Farasa, the adornment of Athos . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.

Zosimas of Palestine, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion sung for the Righteous Zosimas of Palestine (who buried Mary of Egypt), April 4th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."

John of Edessa & Simeon of Homs, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on July 21st for Righteous Fathers John of Edessa in Mesopotamia & Simeon of Homs (Emesa), the Fool-for-Christ.  Prosomoia: "Thou who as God adornest."  "Thou in two separate bodies . . . ," and "O ye Apostles from afar."  "Thou art the sweetness of Angels . . . ."

John of Edessa & Simeon of Homs, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on July 21st for the Righteous Fathers John of Edessa in Mesopotamia & Simeon of Homs (Emesa), the Fool-for-Christ.  "O God of our Father, ever dealing with us . . . ."

John of Edessa & Simeon of Homs, 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 Righteous Fathers John of Edessa in Mesopotamia & Simeon of Homs (Emesa), the Fool-for-Christ, July 21st, Prosomoion, "Unto them that fear thee."  "Dwelling in the wilderness in holy concord . . . ."

Dios of Antioch, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The apolytikion for the Venerable Dios of Antioch.  "Thou didst prove to be a citizen of the desert . . . ."

Macrina-sister of Basil the Great, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the apolytikion for Macrina, sister of Basil the Great.  "Through thee was the divine likeness securely preserved . . . ."

Dios of Antioch, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Venerable Dios of Antioch, July 19th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Blessed Dios, we sing thy praise . . . ."

Macrina-sister of Basil the Great, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the Venerable Macrina, sister of Basil the Great, July 19th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Proving the soul's self-determination and immortality . . . ."

Emilian the martyr, 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 Martyr Emilian of Silistria in Bulgaria, July 18th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Clothing Thy prizewinner from on high . . . ."

Marina-Great-Martyr, Stichera at the Praises

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These are sung on July 17th for the Great-martyr Marina of Antioch in Pisidia, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With a firm and courageous mind . . . ."

Marina-Great-Martyr, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These are sung on July 17th for the Great-martyr Marina of Antioch in Pisidia, Prosomoion "Thou who as God adornest."  "As our Lord's holy martyr . . . Thou art a gold-entwined tower . . . ."

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