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Three Great Hierarchs, Apolytikion

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

The Apolytikion sung for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th, The Original Melody:  "The three most great luminaries of the Three Sun Divinity . . . ."

Xenophon & his family, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) for St. Xenophon and his family, January 26th.  "O God of our Fathers . . . ."

Gregory the Theologian, Apolytikion

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

The Apolytikion for St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25th.  "The shepherd's pipe of thy theology . . . ."

Timothy the Apostle, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This Apolytikion is sung for the Apostle Timothy of the 70, January 22nd.  "Since thou hadst been instructed in uprightness . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the choral version of the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentaton of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "O Virgin Theotokos . . . O faithful, let us magnify . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Entrance Hymn

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

The Entrance Hymn for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "The Lord hath made known His salvation . . . Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."  If this Feast falls on a Sunday, sing "Who art risen from the dead . . . ."  Updated 1/12/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the temple, February 2nd.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast borne in the arms of righteous Simeon . . . ."   Updated 1/12/18.

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple (Feb 2)

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, in the Divine Liturgy for the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.

Maximos the Confessor, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

The Apolytikion of the Venerable Maximos the Confessor, January 21st.  "Thou hast shown thyself, O God-inspired Maximos, as a guide to the Orthodox Faith . . . ."

Veneration of the Chains of the Apostle Peter, Apolytikion

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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter (Jan 16)

The Apolytikion for the Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Apostle Peter, January 16th.  "Thou hast come to us without leaving Rome . . . ."

Athanasius & Cyril of Alexandria, Apolytikion

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Athanasius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria (Jan 18)

The Apolytikion (Dismissal Hymn) for our Fathers Among the Saints Athanasius & Cyril, Patriarchs of Alexandria, January 18th, Prosomoion "Thy confession."  Shining forth with works of Orthodoxy . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Entrance Hymn (for a Sunday)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Entrance Hymn for Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th, when it falls on a Sunday.  "Blessed is He that cometh . . . God is the Lord . . . who art risen from the dead . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-chant)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is a chant version for the Megalynarion in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany).  "O my soul, magnify her . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Communion Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Communion Hymn for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men. Alleluia."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos-choral)

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "O my soul, magnify her, who is more honorable . . . Every tongue is at a loss . . . ."  (Verily, all tongues . . . .)

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Entrance Hymn

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

The Entrance Hymn in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast baptized in the Jordan . . . ."

Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord (Jan 6)

This is the First Antiphon with verses sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), January 6th.  "Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . ."

John the Baptist, Apolytikion

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Troparia (Apolytikia) of the Saints

This is the Apolytikion sung for St. John the Baptist, for his Synaxis on January 7th, and for his Beheading on August 29th.  "The memory of the righteous is celebrated with songs of praise . . . ."  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Circumcision of Christ, Kontakion (choral)

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the choral version of the Kontakion for the Circumcision of Christ, January 1st.  "The Lord of all endureth circumcision . . . ."

Basil the Great, Apolytikion (choral)

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the choral version of the Apolytikion of St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "In all the earth that received thy sayings . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ, Apolytikion (choral)

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the choral version of the Apolytikion of the Circumcision of Christ, January 1st.  "O most compassionate Lord . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Entrance Hymn in Liturgy

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

The Entrance Hymn in the Divine Liturgy for the Circumcision of Christ & St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "Come let us worship . . . Save us, O Son of God, who wast circumcized in the flesh . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the second Antiphon and verses sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ and St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "Save us, O Son of God, who wast circumcized in the flesh . . . ."

Circumcision of Christ/St. Basil the Great, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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Circumcision of Christ/Basil the Great (Jan 1)

This is the First Antiphon with verses sung in the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ and St. Basil the Great, January 1st.  "Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . ."

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