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Nativity of the Theotokos, Entrance Hymn

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This Entrance Hymn is sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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This is the Second Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  Updated 9/2/17.

Nativity of the Theotokos, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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This is the First Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Praises

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This Doxastikon (Glory & Both now) is sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "This is the day of the Lord . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Praises

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These Praises are sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Prosomoion "O strange wonder."  "O strange wonder, great and marvelous! From the barren woman . . . ."  Updated 9/9/17.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Exaposteilaria

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These Exaposteilaria are sung on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos, Prosomoion "Hearken, ye women."  "The ends of earth rejoice today . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Ninth Ode of the 2nd Canon

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This is the Ninth Ode, with Magnifications, of the 2nd Canon for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Magnify, O my soul, the Virgin Mary, born of a barren womb.  Verily, virginity, O Theotokos, is impossible for a mother . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Festal Troparion after Psalm 50, at "Have mercy"

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These are the Festal troparia sung at the Matins Gospel on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "The joy of the whole world . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Prokeimenon at Orthros

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This Prokeimenon is sung at Orthros (Matins) on September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "I shall proclaim Thy Name from generation to generation."  Updated 9/2/17.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Doxastikon (Glory) at the Aposticha

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This is the Doxastikon at the Aposticha for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Come, all ye believers, let us hasten to the Virgin . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Stichera at the Aposticha

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This is the Aposticha for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotkos.  "The joy of the whole world . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Doxastikon (Glory) at "O Lord, I have cried"

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This is the Doxastikon (Glory & Both now) for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Today hath God who sitteth on noetic thrones . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Stichera at "O Lord, I have cried"

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These stichera are sung at "O Lord, I have cried" for September 8th, the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Today hath God who sitteth on noetic thrones . . . ."

Nativity of the Theotokos, Apolytikion

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This Apolytikion is sung on September 8th for the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "Thy nativity, O Theotokos, hath proclaimed joy to the whole universe . . . ."

Lesser Sanctification of Water, Service

This Service of the Lesser Sanctification of Water has been approved for use in the Archdiocese, at the time of the Feast of Theophany (Epiphany), or even at times when holy water is needed in the parish.  The music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Nativity of the Theotokos, Kontakion

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This Kontakion is sung from August 24th to September 12th for the Nativity of the Theotokos.  "By thy holy nativity, O pure one . . . ."  This music is in Western and Byzantine notation.

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Katabasia (Ode 9-single)

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This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode (without magnification) of the First Canon for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, sung from August 1-13 and August 24-September 21.  (On August 6th, the double canon is sung.)  "Thou art the mystical paradise . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Katabasia (Ode 9-single)

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This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the First Canon of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "All generations bless thee . . .  In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."

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

These stichera are sung on August 20th for the After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Prosomoion "Rejoice."  "He that in our behalf . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Kontakion

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This is the Kontakion sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. "Verily, the Theotokos, who is ever watchful . . . ."  The music is in Western & Byzantine notation.  Updated 8/11/17.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos)

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This is the Megalynarion (Hymn to the Theotokos) sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "All generations bless thee . . . In thee, O spotless Virgin . . . ."  (This is a revised and corrected version, 7/29/17.)

Dormition of the Theotokos, Entrance Hymn in Liturgy

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The Entrance Hymn sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "Come let us worship . . . ."

Dormition of the Theotokos, Second Antiphon in Liturgy

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This is the Second Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "O Son of God, who art wondrous in the saints . . . ."  (If the Feast falls on a Sunday, sing: "who art risen from the dead."

Dormition of the Theotokos, First Antiphon in Liturgy

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This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.

Dormition of the Theotokos, Communion Hymn

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This Communion Hymn is sung on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.  "I will take the cup of salvation . . . ."

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