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Tone (8) Plagal 4


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Sunday Matins – 25th Sunday After Pentecost
10TH SUNDAY OF ST LUKE – THE BOWED WOMAN
FOREFEAST OF NATIVITY – FOREFEAST OF CONCEPTION
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P SALM 117 /118


PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to
Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord!
Exomologisthe Confess
St Ignatios Brianchaninov
1. to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. the Lord, for He is Good;
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! ✶ for His Mercy endures forever! ✶
2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but
Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. ✶ in the Name of the Lord I drove
them back. ✶ Those who – from a natural disposition –
3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is shed rivers of tears,
Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ Marvellous in our eyes. ✶ effortessly, pointlessly and uselessly -
O KTOEH OS - AP OLY TIKION – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4
as well as those who shed tears
Ex ipsous katilthes O Efsplaghnos, tafin Thou descended from on High, O
katedexo triimeron, ina imas Tender-hearted One; Thou endured from some sinful impulse -
elevtherosis ton Pathon. I Zoi ke i the three-days’ burial, so that Thou when they want to weep
Anastasis imon, Kyrie, Doxa Si! might free us from our passions, O
our Life and Resurrection: Glory to in a God-pleasing manner,
Thee!
soon see that there is an unusual dearth within them.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, This shows that Spiritual Tears
and to the Holy Spirit
Ex ipsous katilthes O Efsplaghnos, tafin Thou descended from on High, O are a Divine Gift.
katedexo triimeron, ina imas Tender-hearted One; Thou endured And if we desire to receive it,
elevtherosis ton Pathon. I Zoi ke i the three-days’ burial, so that Thou
Anastasis imon, Kyrie, Doxa Si! might free us from our passions, O we must first acquire Fear of God
our Life and Resurrection: Glory to and Repent our sins.
Thee!
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Both now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.
Amin Amen
T H E OTOKION - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4

O di’ imas gennithis ek Parthenou ke Thou Who for our sake was born of a
stavrosin ipominas Agathe, O Virgin, and suffered crucifixion, O
Thanato to Thanaton skilefsas ke Good One, and despoiled Death
egersin dixas os Theos, mi paridis ous through Death, and as God, revealed
eplasas ti Hiri Sou. Dixon tin Resurrection: despise not Thy Love
Filanthropian Sou slimon, dexe tin for mankind, O Merciful One; accept
tekousan Se Theotokon, presvevousan the Birth-giver of God Who bore
iper imon ke Soson Sotir imon, laon Thee, and Who entreats Thee for us:
apegnosmenon. and Save Thy despairing people, O
our Saviour!
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Apekrithi oun afto O Kyrios, ke ipen: Answering him, the Lord said:
“Ipokrita! Ekastos imon to Savvato “Hypocrite! Does not each one of Anestis ek nekron, i Zoi ton apanton, ke Thou Rose from the dead, the Life of
O lii ton voun aftou, in ton onon you on the Sabbath loose his ox or Angelos Fotos, tes Ginexin evoa: all, and an Angel of Light cried out
apo tis fatnis, ke apagagon potizi? donkey from the stall, and lead it Pafsasthe ton dakrion, tis Apostolis to the Women: Cease your tears!
away to water it? evangelisasthe: Kraxate animnouse: Give the Good Tidings to the
Oti Anesti Hristos O Kyrios, O Apostles! Cry aloud in Hymns that
“Taftin de - Thigatera Avraam ousan - “So ought not this woman – being a
evdokisas sose os Theos, to genos ton Christ the Lord has Risen, Who as
in edisen O Satanas - idou deka ke daughter of Abraham - whom
anthropon. God was well-pleased to Save the
okto eti - ouk edi lithine apo tou Satan has bound – think of it: for
human race.
desmou toutou ti imera tou eighteen years – be loosed from this
Savvatou?” bond on the Sabbath?” ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit
Ke tafta legontos Aftou katishinonto And when He said these things, all His
pantes i antikimeni afto, ke pas O adversaries were put to shame; and Anastas ek tou Tafou os Alithos, tes When Thou had Truly Risen from the
ohlos eheren epi pasi tis Endoxis tis all the multitude rejoiced for all the Osies prosetaxas Ginexi, kirixe tin Tomb, Thou ordered the Holy
ginomenis ip’ Aftou. Glorious Things that were done by egersin Apostolis os gegrapte: ke Women to proclaim the
Him. dromeos O Petros, epesti to Mnimati, Resurrection to the Apostles, as it is
ke to Fos en to Tafo, oron written; and Peter, coming at full
kateplitteto: Othen ke katide, ta speed, stood by the Tomb and
Othonia mona, horis tou Thiou seeing the Light in the Tomb, was
Somatos, en afto katakimena: ke struck with amazement. And so he
Pistefsas evoise: Doxa Si Hriste O both saw the grave clothes lying
Theos oti Sosozis apantas Sotir imon: there alone, without the Divine
tou Patros gar iparhis apavgasma. Body, and he believed and cried out:
Glory to Thee, O Christ God,

Elder Thaddeus Vitovnic


because Thou savest us all, our
Saviour: for Thou art the Brightness
of the Father!
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of ages.
There is no way we can achieve Salvation eonon.
other than by a Transformation of our mind, Amin Amen
changing it into something it had not been until now. T H E OTOKION
Our intellect is Sanctified
Tin Ouranion Pilin ke Kivoton, to Let us sing Hymns in Praise of the Holy
through a Unique Act of God’s Grace. Panagion Oros tin fotavgi, Nefelin Ark, and the Heavenly Gate and the
It becomes passionless and Holy. imnisomen, tin Ouranion Klimaka, Shining Cloud, the All Holy
ton logikon Paradison, tis Evas tin Mountain, and the Heavenly Ladder,
A Sanctified intellect Litrosin, tis ikoumenis pasis, to Mega the Rational Paradise, and the
lives constantly in the Remembrance of God. kimilion, oti Sotiria, en afti Redemption of Eve, the Magnificent
dieprahthi. To Kosmo ke afesis ton Treasure of the entire Universe. For
arheon egklimaton. Dia touto in Her and through Her for the
voomen afti. Presveve to So Iio ke World was Salvation accomplished
Theo, ton ptesmaton afesin and Forgiveness of its ancient
dorisasthe, tis efsevos proskinousi, transgression. Let us therefore cry
ton Panagion Tokon Sou. out to Her: Intercede with Thy Son
and our God that Remission of
offences be bestowed on those who
Piously Worship the All Holy Child
Whom Thou bore.

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Anthropi to Mnima Sou, Sotir Mortals sealed Thy Tomb, O Saviour; Evxasthe ke apodote Kyrio to Theo imon. Pray and return to the Lord our God
esfragisanto, Angelos ton lithon, ek an Angel rolled the stone from the Gnostos en ti Ioudea O Theos, en to Known in Judah is God – in Israel His
tis thiras apekilise: Ginekes door; Women saw Thee Risen from
Israil Mega to Onoma Aftou. Name is Great!
etheasanto, egigermenon ek nekron, the dead, and it was they who gave
ke afte evingelisanto tis Mathites Sou the Good Tidings to Thy Disicples in
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en Sion: Oti enestis i Zoi ton apanton, Zion: The Life of all has Risen and
ke dielithi ta desma tou thanatou: the bonds of earth are loosed: Lord, Adelphi, parakalo imas ego O desmios Brethren, As a Prisoner for our Lord, I
Kyrie, Doxa Si! Glory to Thee! en Kyrio axios peripatise tis kliseos is beg you to lead a Life that is worthy
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, eklithite, meta pasis tapinofrosinis ke of the Calling to which you have
and to the Holy Spirit pravtitos, meta makrothimias, been Calle, with all Lowliness and
anehomeni allilon en Agapi, Meekness, with Patience, forbearing
Ta mira tis tafis, e Ginekes komisase, The Women who brought spices for the spoudaontes tiring tin enotita tou one another with Love, eager to
fonis Angelikis, ek tou tafou ikouon: Burial heard from the Tomb an pnevmatos en to sindesmo tis Irinis. maintain the Unity of the Spirit in
Pafsasthe ton dakrion, ke anti lipis Angel’s voice: Cease your tears! the Bond of Peace.
Haran komisasthe: kraxate And bring Joy instead of sorrow!
animnouse, oti anesti Hristos O Cry aloud in Hymns that Christ the En Soma ke en Pnevma, kathos ke There is One Body, and One Spirit, just
Kyrios, O evdokisas sose os Theos, to Lord has Risen, Who, as God, was Eklithite en Mia Elpidi tis Kliseos as you were Called to the One Hope
genos ton anthropon. well-pleased to Save the human race. imon. that belongs to your Calling.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Is Kyrios, mia Pistis, en Vaptisma, is There is One Lord, One Faith, One
eonon. Theos ke Patir panton, O epi panton Baptism, One God and Father of us
ke dia panton ke en pasin imin. all, Who is above all and through all,
Amin Amen and in all.
T H E OTOKION - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 Eni de ekasto imon edothi i Haris kata to To each of us Grace was granted
Metron tis Doreas tou Hristou. according to the Measure of Christ’s
Epi Si Heri, Keharitomeni, pasa i ktisis, Because of Thee, O Full of Grace, all
Gift.
Angelon to sistima, ke anthropon to Creation rejoices: the Ranks of
genos, igiasmene nae, ke Paradise Angels and the human race;
T H E H OLY G OSPEL ACCO RD ING TO S T LU KE 13 : 10 - 17
logike, parthenikon kavhima: ex is Hallowed Temple and Spiritual OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST HEALS THE BOWED WOMAN ON THE SABBATH
Theos esarkothi, ke pedion gegonen, Paradise, Pride of Virgins: from
O pro eonon iparhon Theos imon. Thee God was Incarnate and He To kero ekino, in didaskon O Iisous en At that time, our Lord was teaching in
Tin gar sin mitran, thronon epiise, ke Who is our God before the Ages mia ton Synagogon en tis Savvasi. one of the Synagogues on the
tin sin gastera, Platiteran Ouranon became a little Child. For He made Sabbath.
Apirgasato. Epi Si Hieri Kharitomeni, Thy Womb a Throne and caused it And
pasa i ktisis: Doxa Si! to become broader than the Ke idou: gyni in pnevma ehousa behold: there was a woman who
asthenias eti deka ke okto, ke in had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen
Heavens. Because of Thee, O Full of
RESURRECTION EVLOGITARIA, sigkiptousa ke mi dinameni anakipse years, and was bent over and could
Grace, all Creation rejoice: Glory to
TRISAGION HYMN, THEOTOKION & is to panteles. in no way raise herself.
Thee!
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Idon de aftin O Iisous, proseonise, ke Seeing her, Jesus called her to Him, and
ipen afti: “Gyne, apolelise tis said to Her: “Woman: you are
O KTOEH OS - I PE RKOI – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 loosed from your infirmity.”
asthenias sou.”
E Myrofori tou Zoodotou, epistase ton The Myrrh-bearing Women standing at Ke epethiken afti tas hiras. And He laid His Hands on her.
Mnimati, ton Despotin ezitoun, en the Tomb of the Giver of Life, were
nekris ton Athanaton: ke Haras seeking the Immortal Master among Ke parahrima anorthothi, ke Edoxaze And immediately she was made
Evangelia, ek tou Angelou dexamene, the dead: and when they received the ton Theon. straight, and she Glorified God.
tis Apostolis eminion: Oti Anesti O Good Tidings of Joy from the Angel, Pokrithis de O Arhisinagogogos, Indignately, the Ruler of the Synagogue
Kyrios parehon to kosmo to Mega they revealed to the Apostles that aganakton oti to Savvato responded, for Jesus had Healed on
Eleos. Christ had Risen, granting the world etherapefsen O Iisous. the Sabbath.
His Great Mercy.
Elege to ohlo: “Ex imere isin, en es di He said to the crowd: “There are six
ergazesthe. En taftes oun erhomeni days on which to work. On them
therapevesthe, ke mi ti imera tou come and be Healed, and not on the
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evangelizomenis, ek nekron Saviour’s Resurrection from the dead O KTOEH OS - A NABATH MI - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4
Anastasin ke emfanian, diapistountes of our Saviour and His Appearance, ANTIPHON 1 Ek neotitos mou O ehthros ANTIPHON 1 From my youth, the enemy
i Mathite, onidizonto to tis kardias the Disciples would not believe, so me pirazi, tes idones flegi me. Ego de has beguiled me with temptations of
sklipon. Alla tis Simiis they were rebuked for their hardness pepithos en Si, Kyrie, tropoume pleasure. But I, trusting in the Lord,
kathoplisthentes ke thamasi, pros to of heart. Yet when they were touton. have put him to shame.
kirigma apestellonto. Ke si men, equipped Signs and Miracles, they
Kyrie, pros to arhifoton Anelifthis were sent out to Preach. And Thou, I misountes Sion, genithitosan di, prin Let those who hate Zion truly become
Patera. I de ekiritton panathou ton O Lord, Ascended to Thy Father, the ekspasthine os hortos. Sigkopi gar as grass, before it is uprooted, for
Hristos avhenas afton tomi vasanon. the Lord shall behead them with the
logon, tis Thavmasi Pistomeni. Dio i Source of Light; and they preached
cutting sword of Torment.
fotisthentes di afton, Doxaxomen sou everywhere, verifying their words
tin ek nekron Anastasin, Filanthrope with Miracles. Wherefore, we who ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnemati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Kyrie. are Enlightened by them, Glorify Thy Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Resurrection from the dead, O Lover eonon. ever and to the Ages of Ages.
of mankind. Amin Amen
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ✞Agio Pnevmati to zin ta panta, fos ek ✞Life is in the Holy Spirit for all.
He is
eonon. ages. Fotos Theos Mega. Sin Patri Light of Light, a Great God. Let us
Amin. Amen imnoumen afto ke to Logo. praise Him with the Father and the
Logos.
THEOTOKION – GREAT DOXOLOGY & ANTIPHON 2 I kardia mou to Fovo Sou ANTIPHON 2Let my heart, encompassed
RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION skepestho, tapinofrovousa, mi by Thy Fear, be humbled, O Most
ipsothisa apopesi ek sou Compassionate, lest it rise and fall
paniktirmnon. from Thee.
Epi to Kyrion O eshikos elpida, ou disi He who trusts in the Lord shall not be
th
Divine Liturgy Hymns – 25 SundayAfter Pentecost
tote ote Piri ta panta krini ke kolasi. afraid when Fire shall Judge, and
Punish all.
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
10 T H
S U ND AY OF S T LU KE – T HE BE NT W OMAN Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
S M ALL E NTRANC E H YM NS & R E AD INGS
Amin Amen
O KTOEH OS - AP OLY TIKION – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4
✞Agio Pnevmati pas tis thios vlepi ke ✞Every Godly person sees, foretells,
prolegi, teratourgi ipsista, en trisin and works Supreme Wonders by the
Ex ipsous katilthes O Efsplaghnos, tafin Thou descended from on High, O ena Theou melpon. I gar ke trilampi, Holy Spirit. He sings to One God in
katedexo triimeron, ina imas Tender-hearted One; Thou endured monarhi to Thion. Three Persons. Although manifested
elevtherosis ton Pathon. I Zoi ke i the three-days’ burial, so that Thou as Three, the Godhead reigns as One.
Anastasis imon, Kyrie, Doxa Si! might free us from our passions, O ANTIPHON Γ Ekekraxa si, Kyrie, proshes ANTIPHON 3I have cried to Thee: O Lord,
our Life and Resurrection: Glory to klinon mi to ous sou voonti, ke incline Thine Ear to my voice and
PARISH PATRONAL APOLYTIKION  Thee! katharon prin aris me apo ton cleanse me before Thou take me
enthevde. from all that is here.
S EASONAL KO NTAKION – F ORE FE AST OF THE NA TIV ITY
Epi tin mitera aftou gin dinon pas avthis Everyone shall again return to Mother
I Parthenos simeron, ton Proeonion The Virgin comes today to the Cave to analisi, tou lavin vasanous i gera to Earth and at once be dissolved, to
Logon, en Spileo ethete apotekin give Birth Ineffably to the Word Pre- veriomenon. receive Prize or Punishment in
accordance with their life.
aporritos. Horeve, i ikoumeni, Eternal. Hearing this, be of good
akoutisthisa; Doxason meta Angelon cheer, O Earth and its people: Glorify ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ke ton Pimenon, voilithenta Him with the Angels and the Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and
apofthine, Pedion Neon, ton Pro Shepherds, Whose Will it was to be eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages
Eonon Theon. made manifest as a young Child –
Amin Amen
the Pre-Eternal God.
TRISAGION HYMN  ✞Agio Pnevmati Theologia Monas ✞By the Holy Spirit was bestowed
Trisagia. O Patir gar anarhos, ex ou Theology: the One Thrice-Holy
efi O Ios ahronos, ke to Pnevma Godhead: The Father Unoriginate,
simmorfon, sinthronon, ek Patros Who timelessly Begot the Eternal Son
sineklampsan. and from Whom proceeded the Spirit
- sharing Form, Throne and
Splendour with the Father.

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ANTIPHON ∆ Idou di ti kalon i ti terpnon, ANTIPHON 4 Behold how good and zonta meta ton nekron? Anesti Theos said: Who do you seek the Living
on, ke ti ikoumeni Zoin edorisato.. with the dead? Being God, He has
all i to katikin adelfous ama? En beautiful it is for Brethren to dwell
touto gar Kyrios epingilato Zoin together. For in this, the Lord Risen and given Life to the whole
Eonian. promised Eternal Life. world!
Tou endimatos aftou O ta krina tou The One Who adorns the lilies of the
O KTOEH OS - S TIHI BY A NATOL IOS - T ONE (8) P L AGAL
agrou kosmon kelevi, mi din field commands that no one be
frontizin. concerned about their clothing. Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance;
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and Epathes dia Stavrou, O apathis ti Thou suffered through the Cross, Who
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Theotiti, tafin katedexo trimeron, ina art impassible in Thy Godhead; to
Amin Amen imas eleftherosis, ek tis doulias tou free us from the slavery of the foe,
ehthou: ke athanatisas, Zoopiisis Thou accepted Burial for three days,
✞Agio Pnevmati enoidi etia, panta ehete ✞Contained within the Holy Spirit is the imas Hriste O Theos, dia tis and, having made us Immortal, to
irinovravevtos. Thos touto gar esti, Cause of all, in Perfect Peace. For He
Anastaseos Sou Filanthrope. give Life through Thy Resurrection,
Patri te ke Io Omoousion Kyrios is God of one Essence with the
Father and the Son. Christ our God: Lover of Mankind!
Enite Afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
O KTOEH OS - P ROKE IM ENON – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
pnoi inesato ton Kyrion everything that has breath praise
Vasilefsi Kyrios is ton eona, O Theos The Lord shall reign forever: Thy
the Lord.
Sou, Sion, is genean ke genean.(2) God, O Zion, from generation to
generation. (2) Proskino ke Doxazo, ke animno Hriste, I worship, I Glorify and I Praise Thy
tin sin ek tafou Anastasin: di is Resurrection from the Tomb, O
STIHOSEni, i psihi mou, ton Kyrion V E R S E Praise the Lord, O my soul
ileftheros imas, ek ton tou Adou Christ, through which Thou hast
Vasilefsi Kyrios is ton eona, O Theos The Lord shall reign forever: Thy aliton desmon, ke edoriso to kosmo os freed us from the unbreakable
Sou, Sion, is genean ke genean. God, O Zion, from generation to Theos, Zoin eonion, ke to Mega Eleos. bonds of Hades and, as God, granted
generation. the world Eternal Life and Thy Great
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Anastithi, Kyrie O Theos mou, Arise, O Lord, my God, lift up Thy
O UR R E SURRECTED L ORD A PP EA RS T O H IS A PO STLES & D ISCIPLE S B EFO RE H IS A SCENSION
ipsothito i Hir Sou, mi epilathi ton Hand: do not forget Thy poor
peniton Sou is telos. forever.
Anastas de proi Proti Savvatou efani When our Lord Jesus Rose early on
To Zoodohon Sou mnima, frourountes Lawless men, watching over Thy Grave,
proton Maria ti Magdalini, af is the First Sabbath, He appeared first
paranomi, sin ti koustodia which had received Life, sealed it;
ekvevliki epta demonia. to Mary Magdalene, out of whom He
esfragisanto touto: Si de os athantos but Thou, as Immortal and All
had cast seven demons.
Theos, ke pantodinamos, anestis Powerful God, rose on the third day.
Ekini porefthisa apingile tis met’ Aftou She went and told those who had been triimeros.
genomenis, nevthousi ke kleousi. with Him, as they mourned and Exomologisome Si, Kyrie, en oli kardia I will give Thee thanks, O Lord, with
wept.
mou, diigisome panta ta Thavmasia my whole heart: I will tell of all
Kakini akousantes oti zi ke etheathi ip When they heard that He was alive and Sou. Thy Wonders.
aftis, ipistisan. had been seen by her, they did not Porevthentos Sou en piles Adou Kyrie, ke When Thou entered the Gates of Hades,
believe.
taftas sintripsantos, O ehmalotos O Lord, and smashed them, the
Meta de tafta disin ex afton peripatousin After that, He Appeared in another outos evoa: Tis estin outos, oti ou prisoners cried out: Who is this? for
efanerothi en etera morfi, Form to two of them as they walked katadikazete, en tis katotatis tis gis, He is not condemned to the lowest
porefomenis is agron. and went into the country. alla ke os skinin katelise, tou parts of the earth, but has torn
thanatou to desmotirion? Edexamin down Death’s Prisonhouse like a
Kakini apelthontes apingilan tis lipis. And they went and told it to the rest,
afton os thniton, ke tremo os Theon. tent! I received Him as a Mortal, and
Oude ekinis epistefsan. but they did not believe them either.
Pantodiname Sotir Eleison imas. I tremble at Him as God: All
Isteron anakimenis aftis tis Endeka Later He Appeared to the Eleven as they Powerful Saviour: have Mercy on us!
efanerothi, ke onidise tin apistian sat at the table; and He rebuked ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
afton ke sklirokardian, oti tis their unbelief and hardness of heart,
and to the Holy Spirit
thesamenis afton egigermenon ouk because they did not believe those
epistefsan. who had seen Him after He had
T H IRD R ESURREC TION EO TH INON – T ONE 3
Risen.
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vadizin apantas emvivazon, en trivis hearts and souls, a Light to lead us Ke ipen aftis “Porefthentes is ton And He said to them, “Go into all the
prostagmaton sou, ke odis tis irinis. all to walking in the Way of
kosmon apanta kirixate to world and preach the Gospel to
Commandments and in Paths of
Evangelion psi ti ktisi. O pistefsas every creature. He who believes
safety.
ke Vaptisthis Sothisete, O de and is Baptised will be Saved; but
apistisas katakrithisete. Simia de tis he who does not believe will be
L AUD S : TH E P RAISE S TO G OD - P SALM 148
pistefsasi tafta parakolouthisi. En condemned. And these Signs will
✞Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite ✞Let everything that has breath praise to Onomati Mou demonia ekvalousi. follow those who believe: In My
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the Glosses lalIisousi kenes. Dfis arousi. Name they will cast out demons;
afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest. Kan thanasimon ti piosin, ou mi they will speak with new tongues;
to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God. aftou vlapsi. Epi arrostou hiras they will take up serpents and if
epithIisousi, ke kalos exousin.” they drink anything deadly, it will
✞Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. ✞Praise Him, all His Angels; praise
by no means harm them; they will
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. Him, all His Powers. To Thee praise lay hands on the sick, and they will
Si prepi imnos to Theo. is due, O God.
get well.”
O KTOEH OS - L AU D S - STIHI - PSALM 150 - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 O men oun Kyrios meta to lalise Aftis After our Lord had spoken to them, He
anelifthi is ton Ouranon ke ekathisen was received up into Heaven, and sat
Tou piise en aftis frima engrapton. To execute upon them the Judgement
ek dexion tou Theou. down at the right Hand of God.
Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis Aftou. that is decreed; such Glory will be
for all His Holy Ones. Ekini de exelthontes ekirixan pantahou, They went out and preached
Kyrie, i ke kritirio parestis, ipo Pilatou Lord, although Thou stood at the tou Kyriou sinergountos ke ton Logon everywhere, the Lord working with
krinomenos, all’ ouk apelifthis tou Judgement Seat being judged by veveountos dia ton epaolouthounton them and confirming the Word
Thronou, to Patri sigkathezomenos: Pilate, yet Seated with the Father, Simion. through the accompanying Signs.
ke Anastas ek nekron, ton kosmon Thou were not absent from Thy Amin. Amen.
ileftherosas, ek tis doulias tou Throne; and Risen from the dead,
allotriou, os Iktirmon ke Filanthropos. Thou freed the world from the RESURRECTION PRAYER, PSALM
slavery of the stranger, as Thou art 50/51 & SALVATION PRAYERS
full of Compassion and Love for
mankind. O KTOEH OS - K ONTAKION – T ONE (8) P LAGAL 4
Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Afton. Praise God in His Saints; praise Him
Exanastas tou Mnimatos, tous tethneotas On Rising from the grave Thou roused
Enite Afton en stereomati tis in the firmament of His Power.
Dinameos Aftou. igiras, ke ton Adam Anestisas: ke i the dead and Raised up Adam. Eve
Eva horevi en ti Si Anastasi, ke dances at Thy Resurrection, and the
Kyrie, i ke os nekron en Mnimio, Ioudei Lord, although Jews had laid Thee as a ends of the world keep festival at
Se katethento, all’ os Vasilea Corpse in a Tomb, yet soldiers were kosmou ta perata Panigirizousi,
Thy Rising from the dead, O Most
ipnounta, Stratiote Se efilatton, ke guarding Thee as a sleeping King, TI EK NEKRON EGERSI SOU, POLIELEE.
Merciful.
os Zois thisavron, sfragidi and they sealed Thee with a seal as
esfragisanto: Alla Anestis ke Treasure-house of Life, but Thou
O KTOEH OS - I KOS – TO NE (8) P L AGAL 4
pareshes, aftharsian tes psihes imon. Arose and granted Incorruption to
our souls. Ta tou Adou skilefsas vasilia, ke nekrous When Thou had ransacked the palaces
Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts; anastisas makrothime, ginexi of Hades and raised the dead, O
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the Miroforis sinintisas, anti lipis Haran Longsuffering, Thou met the Myrrh-
Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty. komisamenos: ke Apostolis Sou bearing Women, bringing them Joy
Kyrie, oplon kata tou diavolou, ton Lord, Thou hast given us Thy Cross as eminisas ta tis Nikis Simvola, Sotir instead of sorrow; and to Thine
Stavron Sou imin dedokas: fritti gar a Weapon against the devil; for he mou Zoodota, ke tin ktisin Apostles Thou revealed the Symbols
ke tremi, mi feron kathoran aftou tin quails and trembles, unable to Efotisas Filanthrope: dia touto ke of Thy Victory, my Saviour: Giver of
Dinamin: oti nekrous anista, ke contemplate Thy Power; for Thou kosmos sigheri, TI EK NEKRON EGERSI Life: and Thou Enlightened Creation,
Thanaton katirgise: dia touto Raised the dead and made Death of SOU POLIELEE. Lover of Mankind! Therefore, too,
proskinoumen, tin Tafin Sou ke tin no effect: therefore, we worship Thy the world rejoices AT THY RISING
Egersin. Burial and Thy Rising. FROM THE DEAD, O MOST MERCIFUL!

Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite Praise Him with the sound of the
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and
harp.
O Angelos Sou Kyrie, O tin Anastasin Thine Angel, O Lord, proclaiming Thy
kirixas, tous men filakas efovise, ta de Resurrection, filled the guards with
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S Y NAX ARION – 8 D ECE MBER kateshen apimanton. uncorrupted. For being Himself not
subject to decay, He preserved His
Ti H’ tou aftou minos mnimi tou Osiou On this 8th day of the month, we
Mother free from harm.
Patros imon Patapiou. Commemorate our Holy Father, St
Patapios. I Pedes efsevia sintrafentes, dissevous, Scorning the impious Decree, the
Children brought up together in
Ti afti imera mnimi ton Agion Aposolon On this day we Commemorate the Holy prostagmatos katafronisantes, piros
Godliness feared not the threat of
ek ton Evdomikonta, Sosthenous, Apostles of the Seventy: St apilin ouk eptoithisan, all en meso tis
flogos, estotes epsallon. O Ton fire - while standing in the midst of
Apollo, Kifa, Tyhikou, Epafroditou, Sosthenes, St Apollo, St Cephas, St the flames, they sang “O God of our
Kesaros, ke Onisiphorou. Tychikos, St Epaphroditos, St Caesar, Pateron Theos Evlogitos i!
Fathers, Blessed art Thou!”
and St Onesiphoros.
Ti afti imera mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Commemorate our Holy ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ✞We Praise, we Bless and we Worship
Proskinoumen ton Kyrion! the Lord!
imon Sofroniou, Eiskopou Kyprou. Father, St Sophronios, Bishop of
Cyprus. Thavmatos iperfious i drosovolos, The furnace - moist with Dew - was the
image and figure of a Wonder
Tes afton Agies Presvies, O Theos, By their Holy Intercessions, O God, have exikonise kaminos tipon. Ou gar ous
beyond nature. For it burnt not the
eleison ke Soson imas. Mercy on us and Save us. edexato flegi neous, os oude pir tis
Theotitos, Parthenou in ipedi nidin. Children whom it had received, even
Amin Amen Dio animnountes anamelpsomen. as the Fire of the Godhead
Evlogito is ktisis pasa ton Kyrion, ke consumed not the Virgin’s Womb
M E NAION - N ATIV ITY K ATH ISM A 1 - T HE ODE S - T ONE 1 iperpsouto, is pantas tous eonas! into which It had descended.
Therefore in praise let us sing: Let
Hristos Gennate, Doxasate! Hristos ex Christ is Born: Glorify Him! Christ has TH E MAGNIFICAT  the whole Creation Bless the Lord
Ouranon, apantisate! Hristos epi Gis, descended from Heaven: Receive and Exalt Him above all forever!
Ipsothite! Asate to Kyrio, pas i Gi, ke Him! Christ is on Earth: Elevate Him!
en evfrosini animnisate, lai, oti O all the earth: sing to the Lord! Sing M E NAION - K ATAV ASIA - 9 T H
O DE - N ATIV ITY – TO NE 1
Dedoxaste! praises in gladness, O ye people, for
He has been Glorified!
Megalinon psihi mou, tin Timioteran, Magnify, O my soul, Her who is more
ke Evdoxoteran ton ano Honourable and more Glorious
To pro ton eonon, ek Patros Gennithenti To the Son Who was Begotten of the Stratevmaton. than the Heavenly Hosts.
arrefstos Iio, ke ep’ Eshaton ek Father without change before all
Parthenou, Sarkothenti asporos, ages, and in the Last Times, without
I R MO S Mystirion Xenon, oro ke H EI R MO S A Strange and Most
Hristo to Theo Voisomen; O paradoxon: Ouranon to Spyleon! Wonderful Mystery do I see: The
seed, became Flesh of the Virgin: to Thronon Herouvikon, tin Parthenon! Cave is Heaven! The Virgin is the
anipsosas to keras imon! Agios i Christ our God let us cry aloud: Tin fatnin horion! En O aneklithi O Throne of the Cherubim! The
Kyrie! Thou hast raised up our horn! Holy ahoritos, Hristos O Theos! On Manger is a Grand Space, in which
art Thou, O Lord! animvountes Megalinomen! Christ, the God Whom nothing can
Ravdos ek tis Rizis, Iesse, ke Anthos ex Rod of the Root of Jesse, and Flower contain, is laid! Him do we praise
SMALL LITANY... PRAISES TO GOD and magnify!
aftis, Hriste, ek tis Parthenou that blossomed from his stem, O
anevlostisas. Ex Orous O enetos, Christ, Thou hast sprung from the
kataskiou daseos, ilthes sarkothis es Virgin. From the Mountain T H IRD R ESURREC TION EX AP OSTE IL ARION – T ONE 2
apirandrou, O ailos ke Theos. ✞ Doxa overshadowed by the Forest Thou Oti Hristos egigerte, mi tis diapistito. Verily, Christ is Risen! Let no one
ti Dinami Sou Kyrie! hast come, made Flesh from her that Efani ti Maria, gar, epita kathorathi, doubt, or be suspicious; for He
knew not wedlock, O God Who art tis is agron apiousi. Mnistes de palin appeared to Mary, and after that to
not formed from matter. ✞ Glory to ofthi, anakeimenis endeka, ous those who went fishing. Then He
Thy Power, O Lord! Vaptizin ekpempsas, is Ouranous, appeared to His Eleven Initiates, as
Theos on Irinis, Patrir iktirmon, tis As Thou art God of Peace and Father of othen kataveviken anelifthis, epikiron they were reclining, whom He sent to
Megalis Voulis Sou ton Angelon, Irinin Mercies, Thou hast sent to us Thine to kirigma, plithesi ton Simeion Baptise. And He Ascended into
parehomenon, apestilas imin. Othen Angel of Great Counsel, granting us Heaven after He had descended,
Theognosias, pros Fos Odigithentes, Peace. So are we guided towards the establishing His warning by a
ek niktos orthrizontes, Light of the Knowledge of God, and, multitude of Wonders.
Doxologoumen Se Filanthrope! watching by night, we Glorify Thee,
O Lover of mankind! T H E OTOKION

Splaghnon Ionan emvrion apimesen, The sea monster spat forth Jonah as it O anatilas Ilios, ek pastou os Nimfios, O Sun that shone today from the Tomb,
enalios thir, ion edexato. Ti Partheno had received him - like a babe from apo tou tafou, ke ton Athin skilefsas, as a Groom from His Chamber; Who
de, enikisas O Logos, ke Sarka lavon, the womb - while the Word, having ke thanaton katargisas, se tekousis led Hades captive and repudiated
dililithe psilaxas adiafthoron. Is gar dwelt in the Virgin and taken Flesh, presvies, fos imin exapostilon fos Death. By the Intercessions of Thy
ouhipesti pefseos, tin tekousan came forth from Her yet kept Her fotizon kardias, ke tas psihas, fos Mother, send us Light to lighten our

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