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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Stichera at the Praises

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

These Praises are sung on October 26th for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Come thou, O holy Martyr of Christ . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Exaposteilarion & Theotokion

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

These are sung on October 26th for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming, Prosomoion "Upon that mount in Galilee."  "Martyr of Christ, Demetrios . . . Cease never to implore the Lord . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

This Prokeimenon is sung at Matins on October 26th for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming.  "Wondrous is God in His Saints, the God of Israel."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Glory-Have mercy after Psalm 50

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

These are the Festal Troparia sung after Psalm 50 on October 26th for the Great-Martyr Demetrios, the Myrrh-Streaming.  "Glory . . . Through the intercessions of the fight-bearing Demetrios . . . Both now . . . Through the intercessions of the Theotokos . . . Have mercy . . . Christ God, O wise Martyr Demetrios . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Doxa (Glory) at the Aposticha

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

This Glory at the Aposticha is sung for the Great-Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, October 26th.  "Thy divine and blameless soul, O Demetrios . . . ."

Earthquake (October 26th), Stichera at the Aposticha

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

These stichera at the Aposticha are sung for the Earthquake of 740 A.D. on October 26th.  Although the last two are to be in Tone 6, Kazan wrote all 3 in Tone 2.  "When the earth trembled because of the fear of Thy wrath, O Lord . . . ."

Earthquake (October 26th), Theotokion (Both now) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

This is the Theotokion (Both now) sung on October 26th for the Earthquake that took place in 740 A.D. and stopped with the help of St. Demetrios and the Theotokos.  "We implore thee, O all-holy Lady . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Doxa (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

This Glory is sung for the Great Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, October 26th.  "Today doth the general assembly of the fight-bearing one call us . . . ."

Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming (October 26)

These stichera are sung for the Great-Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh-Streaming, October 26th, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Ostrange wonder, great and marvellous! Exceeding joy hath shone forth . . . ."

James the Apostle and "Brother of God," Stichera at the Praises

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Praises

These praises are sung on October 23rd for the Holy Apostle James, the "Brother of God," Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "As we the throngs of the pious now keep this sacred feast . . . ."

Prokeimenon, for an Apostle or Apostles, at Orthros

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros for when an Apostle or the Apostles are being commemorated.  "Their (His) sound hath gone forth into all the earth . . . ."  Updated 11/25/17.

James the Apostle and "Brother of God," Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera at the Aposticha in Vespers are sung for the Holy Apostle James, the "Brother of God," October 23rd, Prosomoion "O Lord, though Thou didst stand."  "O Lord, though blessed James, Thy sacred Apostle . . . ."

James the Apostle and "Brother of God," Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Holy Apostle James, "Brother of God," Feast day October 23rd, Prosomoin "Unto them that fear thee."  "Come, all ye of godly mind . . . ."

Phimi of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East: JOHN X

This is the Phimi of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, specific to His Beatitude JOHN X.  It is in Western and Byzantine notation.  "Yoohana, the most Holy, the most blessed and most reverend father . . . ."

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 . . . ."

James the Apostle-Son of Alphaeus, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the Holy Apostle James, son of Alphaeus, October 9th, Prosomoion "As on valiant."  "From the deep sea of vanity . . . ."

Innocent-Apostle to the Americas, Prokeimenon at Orthros

This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros for St. Innocent, Apostle to the Americas.  "The steps of a righteous man are ordered by the Lord."

Refrain-Troparion of the Second Antiphon, Byz T2

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Antiphons

This Refrain and Troparion of the Second Antiphon are in Byzantine Tone 2, traditional melody.  "Save us, O Son of God . . . who art risen from the dead (who are wondrous in the saints) . . . ."  "Only-begotten Son . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Exaposteilaria & Theotokion

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Exaposteilaria

These exaposteilaria and theotokion are for the Holy Apostle Thomas, October 6th, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "Apostle and Eye-witness of Christ God . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Stichera at the Aposticha

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera are for the Aposticha for the Apostle Thomas, October 6th, Prosomoion "Unto them that fear thee."  "Christ the Friend of man drew thee up . . . ."

Thomas-the Holy Apostle, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for the Apostle Thomas, October 6th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "O wise Thomas most blest of God . . . ."

Anastasia the Roman, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are sung for the Venerable Martyr Anastasia the Roman, October 29th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "With great courage didst thou endure . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Hierarchical Divine Liturgy Rubrics

These are the Rubrics to follow for when the Bishop, Metropolitan, or Patriarch is serving the Divine Liturgy in your parish.  They are for the Priests, Choirs, and Chanters.

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