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December 17, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables
Bilingual Orthros
Bilingual Liturgy Variables

December 20, 2017 St. Ignatius of Antioch

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Festal Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables

December 22, 2017 Royal Hours of the Nativity of Christ

Royal Hours

December 24, 2017

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables
Bilingual Orthros
Bilingual Liturgy Variables

December 25, 2017 The Nativity of Christ (Christmas)

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Festal Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables
Bilingual Orthros
Bilingual Liturgy Variables

December 27, 2017 St. Stephen the Proto-Martyr

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Festal Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables

December 31, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables
Bilingual Orthros
Bilingual Liturgy Variables

January 1, 2018 Circumcision of our Lord/St. Basil the Great

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Festal Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 7, 2018

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

Corrections, Additions and Notices

**The Diocese of Los Angeles and the West is transferring its exhaustive Liturgical Texts sections to the Online Liturgical Guide. Word-for-word texts of the Divine Services (Vespers, Orthros, Divine Liturgy Variables, etc.) for Great Feasts, Diocesan Patronal Feasts, Great Lent and more will appear here on a monthly basis. The Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America has also published extensive liturgical resources for clergy and chanters.

**The printed Liturgical Guide has been discontinued. The Online Liturgical Guide is now the one-stop source for all weekend Liturgical Texts which are now posted more than one month in advance. However, if you need these earlier, or if you need specialized Liturgical Texts for a great saint, a church consecration, and more, write to Subdeacon Peter Samore at OLG@antiochian.org. Requests for specialized Texts should be made three weeks in advance.

**The Liturgical Texts of the Online Liturgical Guide now utilize prosomoia ("model hymns") as set by Holy Transfiguration Monastery of Brookline, Mass. Chanters can take the verses marked with asterisks and set them to the music syllable by syllable. Click the links either for books either with lyrics or without lyrics.

**A practice for Orthros: our Typikon prescribes that, when the theotokion for the tone of the week is not used at the Apolytikia, it replaces the theotokion in the first Kathisma in Orthros. Since July 2014, the Antiochian Archdiocese has followed this practice.

About the Online Liturgical Guide

The Service Texts are posted in Rich Text Format (RTF) that can be used in any word-processing software for making booklets, as well as the traditional Portable Document Format (PDF). If you find any typos or have any questions regarding the Service Texts, do not hesitate to email Subdeacon Peter Samore at OLG@antiochian.org.

Portions of the Archdiocesan Service Texts include texts from The Menaion, The Great Horologion, The Pentecostarion, and The Psalter of the Seventy, which are Copyright © Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Brookline, Massachusetts, and are used with permission. All rights reserved. These works may not be further reproduced, beyond printing out a single copy for personal non-commercial use, without the prior written authorization of Holy Transfiguration Monastery.