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Vespers

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Feb 4)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

The stichera for the After-Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord, February 4th, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "The saving grace . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Glory (Doxa) at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

The Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha at Vespers for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th.  "Let us blow the trumpets of song . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

The Aposticha at Vespers for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, three holy Hierarchs of Christ . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Glory (Doxa) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

The Doxatikon (Glory) for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th.  "Let us extol today those mystical trumpets of the Spirit . . . ."

Three Great Hierarchs, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Three Great Hierarchs (Jan 30)

These stichera are sung for the Three Great Hierarchs, January 30th, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Let us honor befittingly . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, After-feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Aug 16)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for the After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, August 16th, Prosomoion "With what fair crowns."  "We who are vain and vile . . . ."

Stavro-Theotokion, Seeing the Grape-Cluster

This is the Stavro-Theotokion (for Wednesdays & Fridays) which can be sung at Vespers & Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Seeing the Grape-cluster, wholly ripe . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Xenophon & his family, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These stichera are for St. Xenophon and his family, January 26th, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Shining with high dignity of soul . . . ."

John Chrysostom-Recovery of Relics, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

These stichera are sung for the Recovery of the Relics of St. John Chrysostom, January 27th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Seeing the bright and light-giving lamp . . . ."

John Chrysostom-Recovery of Relics, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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John Chrysostom (Feast: Nov 13; Recovery of Relics: Jan 27)

These are the second set of stichera sung for the Recovery of the Relics of John Chrysostom, January 27th, Prosomoion "Thou who wast called from on high."  "Let us the faithful all form a sacred chorus . . . ."

Theotokion, Thou alone, O Holy Bride of God

This Theotokion can be sung at Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "When he took thee."  "Thou alone, O holy Bride of God . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Vesperal Stichera at the Aposticha

These stichera and verses are for February 3rd, the After-Feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Prosomoion "O house of Ephratha."  "Christ Savior on this day . . . ."

Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple-After Feast, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (Feb 3)

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Vesperal Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

These are sung for February 3rd, the After-feast of the Presentation (Meeting) of our Lord in the Temple, Prosomoion "Thou art the joy."  "Now the Creator of all things and our Deliverer . . . ."

Theotokion, Rejoice, O Holy Virgin Bride of God

This Theotokion can be sung in Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "Rejoice, O holy Virgin Bride of God . . . ."

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 . . . ."

Theotokion, O my Queen and Lady

This Theotokion can be sung in Vespers and Orthros, Prosomoion "What shall we now call you."  "O my Queen and Lady, thou help of all . . . ."

Gregory the Theologian, Stichera at the Aposticha at Vespers

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

Stichera for St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25th, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "Rejoice, spring whence theology flowed . . . ."

Gregory the Theologian, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (2nd set)

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

This is the second set of stichera for St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25th, Prosomoion "With what fair crowns."  "Come and with hymns and with sacred songs . . . ."

Gregory the Theologian, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried" (1st set)

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Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (Jan 25)

This is the first set of stichera for St. Gregory the Theologian, January 25th, Prosomoion "O all-lauded martyrs."  "That cause of oblivion, the grave . . . ."

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, Doxa (Glory & Both now) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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

Doxasticon (Glory/Both now) for "O Lord, I have cried" for the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, February 2nd.  "Today let the gate of heaven be opened . . . ."

Maximos the Confessor, 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 Maximos the Confessor, January 21st, Prosomoion "As one valiant."  "Preaching Him Who became a man . . . ."

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 . . . ."

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