Prayer and Liturgics for Nativity Season
Texts and Music for the Nativity Season
Quick links to material for for prayer at home and in church during the Nativity Season:
The Department of Sacred Music provides musical settings in PDF format:
For services on Thanksgiving Day, His Grace Bishop BASIL has provided the following texts. The texts follow a Slavic liturgical tradition, but they can be easily adjusted for Antiochian liturgical usage.
Appropriate services during the Nativity Fast are:
Many parishes and individuals celebrate Thanksgiving with the Akathist of Thanksgiving. The Antiochian Women of the East have also provided a printable version of the Akathist organized for devotional reading throughout the Nativity Fast.
The Department of Sacred Music also has a collection of Carols of the Nativity by Richard Toensing, based on Orthodox hymnography (PDF format, not for liturgical use)