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James the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion for both the Holy Apostle James, son of Alphaeus, October 9th, and the Holy Apostle James, brother of John the Theologion (son of Zebedee), April 30th.  "O Holy Apostle James . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion (Troparion) of the Apostle Thomas, October 6th.  "O Holy Apostle Thomas . . . ."

Averkios the Wonderworker, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on October 22nd for Averkios the Wonderworker, Bishop of Hierapolis.  "Thy works of justice did show thee to thy congregation a canon of faith . . . ."

Ananias of the 70, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Holy Apostle Ananias of the Seventy, October 1st.  "O Holy Apostle Ananias, intercede with our merciful God . . . ."

Theoktistos, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on September 3rd for the Venerable Theoktistos, fellow ascetic with Euthymius the Great.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make furtile . . . ."

Lesser Sanctification of Water, Service

This Service of the Lesser Sanctification of Water has been approved for use in the Archdiocese, at the time of the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), or even at times when holy water is needed in the parish.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Paul of Thebes the Venerable, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion for Saint Paul of Thebes, January 15, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode: "The barren wilderness..."

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Apolytikion (chant)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (September 14th), the 3rd Sunday of Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (August 1st), Tone/Mode 1.  It is written in Western and Byzantine notation.  "O Lord, save thy people . . . ."  Updated 3/1/17.

Leave-taking of Elevation of the Cross, Hymn to the Theotokos

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This hymn is to be sung on the Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross, September 21st.  It is taken from the 2nd Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Feast.  This version is in the Byzantine notation.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Verily, death befell the human race . . . ."

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Magnify O my soul the Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord; The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom; Megalynarion for the Exaltation of the Cross

Leave-taking of Elevation of the Cross, Hymn to the Theotokos - chant

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Hymns to the Theotokos

This hymn is to be sung on the Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross, September 21st.  It is taken from the 2nd Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Feast.  Updated 9/3/14. This version is in Western notation.  "Magnify, O my soul . . . Verily, death befell the human race . . . ."

Apostles, Troparion of the

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is used for the Apostles as a whole, as on their feast day of June 30th.

Prophets, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Most of the Prophets are included here with the different settings for each of their names.

John the Theologian/Divine/Apostle/Evangelist, Troparion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on May 8th and September 26th. "O Apostle, beloved of Christ our God . . . ."

John Chrysostom, Apolytikion

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

Feast Day is November 13th and January 27th. This is also sung after his Paschal homily is read on Pascha. "Grace shining forth from thy mouth like a beacon . . . ."

Mark-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Mark, the Holy Apostle & Evangelist (April 25th)

Feast Day is April 25th.  Apolytikion:  "O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark . . . ."

George, Apolytikion (Troparion)

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Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd.  "Since thou art a liberator . . . ."  Updated 3/29/17.

Anthony the Great, Apolytikion

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Anthony the Great (Jan 17)

The Apolytikion sung for St. Anthony the Great, January 17th.  "Thou didst become like the zealous Elijah (Elias) in his condition . . . ."

Nicholas the Wonderworker, Apolytikion

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Nicholas the Wonderworker (Dec 6)

This is a chant melody, sung on December 6th for the Feast of St. Nicholas.  "Thy works of justice did show thee to thy congregation a canon of faith . . . ."   Updated 9/27/17.

Apostle, Troparion of an

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the standard Troparion of the Apostles in Tone 3.  Various possibilities are given for all the different names of the Apostles.

Luke-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung on October 18th for the Apostle and Evangelist Luke. It is a special troparion in Tone 5 for Luke himself.  "Let us praise the all-hymned Luke . . . ."

Luke-Apostle & Evangelist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion of the Holy Apostle & Evangelist Luke, sung on October 18th.  It is the traditional troparion in Tone 3 for the Apostles.  "O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke, intercede with the merciful God . . . ."  Updated 11/14/17.

Forefeast of the Cross, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of Feasts & Forefeasts

Troparion sung on the eve of the Feast of the Cross, September 13th.  "We offer thee in mediation . . . ."

Andrew-Apostle, Troparion of

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Andrew the Apostle (Nov 30th)

Feast Day is November 30th. (The ison may be held on the G all the way through, or followed as a movable ison, as written.)  "As the first-called of the Apostles . . . ."

Chariton the Confessor, Apolytikion of

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

"The barren wilderness..."  Feast day is September 28th.  Updated 1/3/7.

Joel, Troparion of the Prophet

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Feast day is October 19th

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