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truly Theotokos: we Magnify Thee.

Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and


forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin
Amen
Kyrie eleison (3)
Lord, have mercy. (3)
Pater Evlogison!
Father, Bless!
Doxa Si O Theos, i Elpis imon, Doxa Si! P R I E S T Glory to Thee,

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa


Archdiocese of Good Hope

O God our

Hope, Glory to Thee!

Hristos O Alithinos Theos imon, tes


Presvies
tis
Panahrantou
ke
Panamomoou Agias Aftou Mitros.
Dinami tou Timiou ke Zoopiou
Stavrou.
Prostasies tou Timiou,
Evdoxou Profitou, Prodromou ke
Vaptistou Ioannou.
Ton Agion
Endoxon ke Kallinikon Martyrion.
Ton Osion ke Theoforon Pateron
imon.
Ton Agion ke Dieon
Theoptoron Ioakim ke Annis. .. On
ke tin Mnimin epiteloumen ke panton
ton Agion, eleise ke Sose imas, os
Agathos ke Filanthropos ke Eleimon
Theos.

Amin
Hristos

May

Christ, our True God, have Mercy


on us, through the intercession of
His Most Pure and Holy Mother;
through the Power of the Precious
and Life-giving Cross; the Protection
of the sublime Spiritual Powers in
Heaven; the Supplications of the
Precious, Glorious Prophet and
Forerunner John the Baptist; of the
Holy,
Glorious
and
Victorious
Martyrs; of our Saintly and Godinspirred Fathers; of the Holy and
Righteous Ancestors Joachim and
Anna; of whose memory
we commemorate, and of all the
Saints, and Save us, for He is
Gracious and Loves mankind.

PRIEST

Amen
Christ

PEOPLE

Truly the Lord is Risen!

PEOPLE

Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato


thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis
mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos.

Alithos Anesti O Kyrios!

is Risen from the dead;


By Death trampling upon death,
And has bestowed Life to those in
the tombs.

Paschal Vespers Service


8/9 June 2016
7TH PASCHAL SUNDAY EVE

The First Ecumenical Council


Feast Day of THE 318 GOD-BEARING HOLY FATHERS OF THE
1ST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL IN 325 St Onouphrios the
Great Holy Ascetic Desert Dweller St Peter of
Mount Athos St Anna the Faithful Princess of
Kashin (Transfer of Holy Relics) St Arsenios,
Abbot of Konevits Monastery St Onuphrios,
Abbot of Malsk Monastery, Pskov St Bassian of
Pertomsk, Solovi St Onuphrios & St Auxentios of
Vologda St Stephen of Komel, Abbot of Ozersk
Monastery, Vologda St John, St Andrew, St
Heraclemon & St Theophilos, Holy Hermits of
Egypt St John the Tornike of Mount Athos St
Jonah of Pertomsk, Solovki

Tone (6) Plagal 2


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RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Angelike Dinamis epi to Mnima Sou ke i The Angelic Powers were in Thy Tomb,
filassontes apenekrothisan. Ke istato
Maria en to tafo, zitousa to ahranton
Sou Soma. Eskilevsas ton Adin, mi
pirasthis ip aftou.
Ipintisas ti
Partheno, Doroumenos tin Zoin. O
Anastas ek to nekron, Kyrie,  Doxa
Si.

PaschalVespers Service - First Ecumenical Council


PRAYERS

TO THE

HOLY TRINITY

THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND

Evlogimeni O Theos imon, pantote, nin


ke ai, ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Amin

Blessed is our God, now and


ever, and unto ages of ages.

PR IEST

PEO PLE

Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

Amen

THE SUNSET PSALM - PSALM 103/104

and the guards became as dead


men, and Mary stood by the Tomb
seeking Thy Most Pure Body. Thou
led captive Hades, yet were not
tempted thereby: Thou Who art the
Bestower of Life came to meet the
Woman. O Lord, Who Rose again
from the dead, Glory to Thee!

Glory

to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit,

A PSALM OF CREATION

Evlogi, I psihi mou, ton Kyrion.

Kyrie O
Theos mou, emegalinthis sfodra.

Bless the Lord, O my soul:

O Lord my
God, Thou art exceedingly great.

Exomologisin

Thou

Ektinon

Who

ke megloprepian enediso,
anavallomenos Fos os imartion.
ton Ouranon osi derrin, O
stegazon en idasi ta iperoa aftou. To
tithis nefi tin epivasin aftou, O
peripaton epi pterigon anemon.

stretches out the Heaven like a


pavilion;
Who covers the higher
rooms thereof with water;
Who
makes the clouds Thy Chariot; Who
walks upon the wings of the winds;
makes Thy Angels spirits;:
Thy Ministers a Burning Fire;

Avissos

os imation to perivoleon aftou,


epi ton oreon stisonte idata.

has founded the earth upon its


own bases - it shall not be moved
forever and ever.

The deep like a garment is its clothing above the mountains


waters stand.

shall

Anavenousin

ori ke katavenousi pedia,


is ton topon, on ethemeliosas afta.

Orion

ethou, O ou parelevsonte, oude


epistrepsousi kalipse tin gin.

exapostellon pigas en faragxin, ana


meson ton oreon dilevsonte idata.

Potiousi

panta ta thiria tou agrou,


prosdexonte onagri is dipsan
afton.

Ep

afta ta petina tou Ouranou


kataskinosi - ek mesou ton petron
dosousi fonin.

2.

at the
Voice of Thy thunder they shall fear.

The

mountains ascend, and the plains


descend into the place, which Thou
hast founded for them.

Thou

hast set a boundary which they


shall not pass over; neither shall
they return to cover the earth.

Thou

send forth springs in the vales between the midst of the hills the
waters shall pass.

All the beasts of the field shall drink the wild asses shall expect in their
thirst.

Over

them the birds of the air shall


dwell - from the midst of the rocks
they shall give forth their voices.

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nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton


eonon.

Supremely

praised art Thou, O Christ


our God, Who established on earth,
our Fathers as Luminaries;
and
through them, to the True Faith all
of us Thou has Guided, O Most
Compassionate One: Glory to Thee!

Now and forever, and to the Ages of


ages.

Amen

Amin

ASCENSION APOLYTIKION TONE 4

Anelifthis

en doxi Hriste O Theos imon,


haropiisas tous Mathitas, ti epangelia
tou Agiou Pnevmatos, veveothenton
afton dia tis evlogias, oti si i O Ios tou
Theou, O Litrotis tou kosmou.

the

Apos epitimiseos sou fevxonte, apo fonis At Thy Rebuke they shall flee vrontis sou diliasousin.

Ke

and

O themelion tin gin ep tin asfalian aftis, Who


ou klithisete is ton eona tou eonos.

i Hriste O Theos
imon, O fostiras epi gis, tous Pateras
imon themeliosas, ke di afton, pros
tin alithinin pistin pantas imas
odigisas, Poliefsplahne Doxa Si!

hast put on praise and beauty:


and art clothed with Light as with a
Garment -

O pion tou Angelous aftou pnevmata, ke Who


tous litourgous aftou piros floga.

PASCHAL APOLYTIKION THE HOLY FATHERS TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Iperdedoxasmenos

Thou

Ascended in Glory: O Christ


Jesus, our God: cheering up the
Disciples by the Promise of the Holy
Spirit; by assuring them through
Thy Divine Blessings that Thou art
indeed the Son of God, and the
Redeemer of the world.

DISMISSAL BLESSINGS

Sofia!
Pater, Evlogison
O on Evlogitos, Hristos O Theos imon,
Pantote, nin ke ai, ke is tous eonas
ton eonon.

Amin
Stereose

DEACON

Father, Bless!
Blessed art Thou, O

Christ our
God, the Eternal is Blessed, now and
always, and to the ages of ages.

PRIEST

PEOPLE

Kyrios
Orthodoxon
Orthodoxon
tafti Ekklisia
eonon.

O Theos tin Agian ke


Pistin ton Efsevon ke
Hristianon sin ti Agia
ke ti Poli tafti is eonas

Amen.
Tin Timioteran

ton Herouvim ke
Endoxoteran asigkritos ton Seraphim,
tin
adiafthoros
Theon
Logon
tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon, Se
Megalinomen.

Wisdom!

Amen
Preserve,

O God, the Holy and


Orthodox Faith of Pious and
Orthodox Christians, together with
this Church, and this city until the
Ages of ages.

PRIEST

Amen
READER
Greater
PEOPLE

in Honour than the


Cherubim, and in Glory greater
beyond compare than the Seraphim,
O Thou Who without corruption gave
Birth to God the Word and Who art

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to is imas gegonos Doxazomen.

DISMISSAL PRAYER

OF

the Glory of Thy Flesh. We, too, O


Master, sharing in the Joy of Thine
Ascent into Heaven, Glorify Thy
Great Mercy, which has come to pass
for us.
ST

SYMEON

Nin apoliis ton doulon Sou Despota, kata

P RIE ST

to rima Sou en Irini. Oti idon I


ofthalmi mou to Sotirion Sou, O
itimasas kata Prosopon panton ton
laon; Fos is apokalipsin Ethnon ke
Doxan Laou Sou Israil.

THE

GOD-RECEIVER

Lord, let Thy servant now depart

in Peace, according to Thy Word. For


my eyes have seen Thy Salvation,
which Thou hast prepared before the
sight of all Nations;
a Light to
Lighten the Gentiles, and the Glory
of Thy people Israel.

TRISAGION PRAYERS
THE C

ONGREGATION

Agios

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios


Athanatos, eleison imas

Potizon

ori ek ton iperoon aftou. Apo


karpou ton ergon sou hortasthisete i
gi. O exantellon horton tis ktinesi, ke
hloin ti doulia ton anthropon.

Thou waters the hills from Thine Upper


Rooms - the earth shall be filled with
the Fruit of Thy Works - bringing
forth grass for cattle, and herb for
the service of mankind.

Tou

That Thou may

Tou ilarine

That

Hortasthisonte

The trees of the field shall be filled, and

exagagin arton ek tis gis. Ke inos


evfreni kardian anthropou.
prosopon en eleo. Ke artos
kardian anthropou stirizi.

ta xila tou mediou, e


kedri tou Livavou, as efitevsas. Eki
strouthia annosevsousi, tou erodiou I
katikia igite afton.

MUST STAND

Holy

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Holy
Immortal, have mercy on us [3]

bring bread out of the


earth, and that wine may cheer the
heart of mankind.
he may make the face cheerful
with oil - and that bread may
strengthen mans heart.
the Cedars of Lebanon, which He
hath planted - there the Sparrows
shall make their nests - the highest
of them is the house of the Heron.

Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Glory

Ori ta ipsila tes elafis - petra katafigi tis The high hills are a refuge for the harts

Amin
Panagia

Epiise selinin is herous.


O ilios egno tin disin aftou.
Ethou skotos ke egeneto nix

He hath made the moon for seasons.


The sun knows its going down.
Thou hast appointed darkness, and

Skimni

The

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton


eonon.

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,


ilasthiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Kyrie Eleison
Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati
ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin

to the Father, and to the Son,


and to the Holy Spirit, now and
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

Amen
All Holy

Trinity, have Mercy on us.


Lord, Cleanse us from our sins.
Master, Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God, Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Names sake.

Lord, have mercy


Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, now and
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

Amen
OUR LORDS PRAYER
THE CONGREGATION

RECITES OUR

LORDS PRAYER

Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Agiasthito


to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Vasilia Sou,
genithito to Thelima Sou, os en
Ourano ke epi tis gis.
Ton Arton
imon ton epiousion dos
simeron.
Ke afes imin ta
ofilimata imon, os
ke imis afiemen tis ofiletes imon. Ke
mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, alla
rise imas apo tou ponirou.

Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i Dynamis ke i


Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

Amin

ALOUD AND IN UNISON:

Our

Father, Who art in Heaven:


Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done, on
earth, as it is in Heaven. Give us this
day our Daily Bread and Forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us. And Lead
us not into temptation, but Deliver
us from the evil one.

PEOPLE

PRIEST

For

Thine is the Kingdom, and

the Power, and the Glory, of the


Father, and of the Son, and of the
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the
Ages of Ages.
PEOPLE

Amen

- the rock for the hares.

lagois.

- en afti
dilefsonte panta ta thiria tou drimou.

oriomeni tou arpase, ke zitise


para to Theo vrosin aftis.

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young lions roaring after their


pray, and seeking their meat from
God.

Anetilen O ilios ke sinihthisan, ke is tas The

sun rises, and they are gathered


together: and they shall lie down in
their dens.

mandras afton kitasthisonte.

Exelfsete

anthropos epi to ergon aftou,


ke epi tin ergasian aftou eos esperas.

Man shall go forth to his work, and to

Os

emegalinthi ta Erga Sou, Kyrie!


Panta en Sofia epiisas - Eplrothi I gi
tis ktiseos sou.

How

his labour until the evening.


great art Thy Works, O Lord!
Thou hast made all things in
Wisdom - the earth is filled with Thy
Riches.

Afti I thalassa I megali ke evrihoros.

So

Eki plia diaporevonte.

There

Panta

All

Donttos Sou aftis, sillexousin

What

Anixantos

When

Eki
erpeta, on ouk estin arithmos, Zoa
mikra meta megalon.
Drakon outos, on
eplasas empezin aftin.

pros se prosdokosi doune tin


trofin afton is evkeron.

Sou tin Hira, ta simpanta


plisthisonte hristotitos.

18.

it
is night - in it shall all the beasts of
the woods go about -

is this great sea, which stretches


wide its arms - there are creeping
things without number - creatures
small and great.
the ships shall go - the sea
dragon which Thou hast formed - to
play therein.
expect of Thee that Thou grant
them food in season.
Thou give to them they shall
gather up:
Thou open Thy Hand, all things
shall be filled with Thy Goodness.

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3.

Apostrepsantos

de Sou to Prosopon,

But

doroumenos ilasmon, ke to Mega


Eleos.

when Thou turn away Thy Face,


they shall be troubled.

tarahthisonte.

Antanelis to pnevma afton ke eklipsousi, When Thou take away their breath, they
ke is ton houn afton epistrepsousin.

Exapostelis

to
Pnevma
Sou
kitisthisonte,
ke
anakeniis
prosopon tis Gis.

shall perish and return again to the


earth.
ke
to

Ito I Doxa Kyriou is tous eona.

Thou

shalt send forth Thy Spirit, and


they shall be created, and Thou shall
renew the face of the Earth.

tremble.

O aptomenos ton oreon ke kapnizonte.

He

Aso

psalo to

Idinthii

afto I dialogimou - ego de


evfranthisome epi to Kyrio.

touches the mountains and they


smoke.

will sing to the Lord all my life; I will


sing to my God as long as I exist!

Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

etision mnimin simeron, ton


Theoforon Paeron, ton ek pasis tis
Ikoumenis sinathristhenton, en ti
lampra poli Nikaeon, ton Orthodoxon
ta sistimata, evsevountes Pistos
Eortasomen.
Outi gar tou dinou
Ariou to atheon dogma, evsevofronos
kathilon, ke tis Katholikis Ekklisias
sinodikos touton exostrakisan, ke
tranos
ton
Iion
tou
Theou,
Omoousion ke Synaidion, pro ton
eonon onta, tis pasin edidaxan
omologin, en to tis Pisteos Simbolo,
akrivos ke efsevos touto ekthemeni.
Othen ke imis, tis this afton
Dogmasin
epomeni,
veveos
Pistevontes Latrevomen, sin Patri ton
Iion, ke to Pnevma to Panagion, en
mia Theotiti, Triada Omoousion.

Let

Ke

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton


eonon.

Now

May

my words be pleasing to Him - I


shall be glad in the Lord.

hast appointed darkness, and it is


night...

emegalinthi ta Erga Sou, Kyrie!


Panta en Sofia epiisas...

How

Great art Thy Works, O Lord!


Thou hast made all things in
Wisdom...

Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

Amin
Allilouia! Allilouia!

Amen

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton


eonon.
Allilouia!

Si, O Theos! (3)

Elpis imon, Kyrie:

Doxa Si!

Doxa

and to the Holy Spirit, now and


forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!


Glory to Thee O God! (3)

PEOPLE

Our Hope, O Lord: Glory to Thee!

and to the Holy Spirit

Tin

Evlogi, I psihi mou, ton Kyrion.


Bless the Lord, O my soul!
O ilios egno tin disin aftou. Ethou The sun knows its going down. Thou
Os

according to Thy Will, and


despoiling
Death
by
Thine
Entombment, O Christ, Thou Rose
in Glory on the Third Day as God,
granting the world Life Everlasting
and Great Mercy.

PASCHAL APOSTICHA THE HOLY FATHES TONE 4

the lawless - so as to be no more.

skotos ke egeneto nix...

is proper to Thy House, O


Lord, unto length of days.

Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Eklipien amartolis apo tis gis - ke anomi May sinners cease from the earth - and
- oste mi iparhin aftous.

Holiness

Crucified

os ivoulithis Hriste, ke ton


Thanaton ti tafi sou skilefsas,
triimeros anestis, os Theos meta
Doxis,
to
kosmo
doroumenos
ateleftiton Zoin, ke to Mega Eleos.

the Glory of the Lord endure


forever!

tremin.

Iko Sou prepi Agiasma, Kyrie, is


makrotita imeron.

Stavrothis

May

Evfranthisete Kyrios epi tis Ergis Aftou. The Lord shall rejoice in His Works.
O epivlepon epi tin Gin ke pion aftin He looks upon the Earth, and makes it

to Kyrio en ti Zoi mou;


Theo mou eos iparho.

To

went to them and cried: Cease


Your weeping! And tell the Apostles
that the Lord is Risen, granting the
world Forgiveness and His Great
Mercy!

Amin

us with Faith celebrate today the


yearly Commemoration of the Godbearing Fathers, who were assembled
from the whole world in the radiant
city of Nicaea, as we reverence the
gatherings of the Orthodox; for they
their minds attuned to True Faith
overthrew the godless teachings of
Arios, and in Council, banished him
from the Catholic Church; and in the
Creed of Faith, which they precisely
and devoutly laid down, they taught
all to Confess clearly the Son of God
as being Consubstantial and Coeternal, and existing before all ages.
And so, we, too, following their
Divine Teachings, and being firm in
our belief, Worship the Son, and the
All Holy Spirit together with the
Father, in One Godhead a
Consubstantial Trinity.
and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amen
ASCENSION APOSTIHA TONE 4

Kyrie

to Mystirion, to apo ton eonon


kekrimmenon,
ke
apo
geneon,
plirosas os Agathos, ilthes meta ton
Mathiton Sou en to Ori ton Eleon,
ehon tin tekousan Se ton piitin ke
panton dimiourgon. Tin gar en to
Pathi
Sou
mitrikos
panton
iperalgisasan edi ke ti Doxi tis sarkos
Sou ipervallousis apolafse haras, is ke
imis metashontes, ti is Ouranous
ando Sou Despota, to Mega Sou Eleos

4.

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O Lord, when, in Thy Loving Kindness,


Thou had fulfilled the Mystery
hidden from the ages, and from
generations, Thou went with Thy
Disciples to the Mount of Olives,
having with you Her who gave Birth
to Thee, the Maker and Creator of all
things; for it was necessary that She,
who had suffered so greatly as a
Mother, at Thy Passion, should also
be filled with Joy beyond measure at

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Si gar to Fovero ke Filanthropo Kriti I Si


douli ipeklinan tas kefalas, tous de
afton ipetaxan avhenas, ou tin ex
anthropon anamenontes voithian,
alla to Son perimenontes Eleos ke tin
Sin apekdehomeni Sotirian.
Ous
diafilaxon en panti kero ke kata tin
parousan esperan ke tin prosiousan
nikta, apo pantos ehthrou, apo pasis
antikimenis energias diavolikis, ke
dialogismon mateon ke enthimiseon
poniron.

For unto Thee, the Formidable and


Loving Judge, have Thy Servants
bowed their heads, and submissively
inclined their necks, expecting not
help from men, but awaiting Thy
Mercy and hoping for Thy Salvation,
with which Thou preserve them at all
times, during this present evening,
and in the approaching night, from
every enemy, from all adverse powers
of the evil one, from vain thoughts
and from wicked imaginations.

THE PRIEST CONTINUES ALOUD:

THE LITANY

En Irini tou Kyriou deithomen.


Kyrie Eleison
Iper tis Anothen Irinis ke tis Sotirias

OF

PEACE

PRIEST
PEOPLE

ton
psihon imon, tou Kyriou deithomen

Kyrie Eleison
Iper tis Irinis

PRIEST

the Salvation of our souls, let us


pray to the Lord
PEOPLE

tou simpantos Kosmou,


efstatias ton Agion tou Theou
Ekklision ke tis ton panton enoseaos
tou Kyriou deithomen.

Kyrie Eleison
Iper tou Agiou

PEOPLE

Amin

Kyrie Eleison
Iper tou Papa

PEOPLE

Kyrie Eleison
Iper tis poleos

PEOPLE

Kyrie Eleison
Iper efkrasias

PEOPLE

Kyrie Eleison
Iper pleonton,

PEOPLE

of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,


now and forever, and unto the Ages
of Ages.

Amen
RESURRECTION APOSTICHA - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Tin

Anastasin Sou Hriste Sotir, Angeli


imnousin en Ouranis, ke imas tous
epi gis kataxioson, en kithara kardia
Se Doxazin.

Angels

Kyrios evasilefsen, evprepian


enedisato.
Enedisato
Kyrios
dinamin ke periezosato.

The

Pilas

Ke

Lord reigns; He vested Himself


with Majesty.
The Lord vested
Himself with Power.

sintripsas halkas, ke mohlous tou


edou
sinthlasas,
os
Theos
pantodinamos, genos anthropon
peptokos anestisas. Dia touto ke imis
simfonos voomen. Anastas ek ton
nekron, Kyrie, Doxa Si.

After smashing the Gates of Brass, and

gar estereose tin ikoumenin, itis


ou salevthisete.

And

Revseos

imas
tis
pale
Hristos
epanorthose
thelon,
Stavro
prospignite ke tafo tethite, on
Myrofori Gynekes, meta kadrion
zitouse, thrinouse elegon: Imi! Sotir
ton apanton, pos katedxo tafo ikise?
Ikisas de thelon, pos eklapis? Pos
metetethis? Pios de topos to Son
zoiforon katekripse soma?
Alla
Despota, os ipeshou, imin emfanithi,
ke pafson af imon, ton odirmon ton
dakrion, thrinouses de aftes, Angelos
pros aftas apevoise. Ton thrinon
pafsamene, tis Apostolis ipate: Oti
Anesti
O
Kyrios,
to
kosmo

16.

in Heaven sing the Praises of


Thy Resurection, O Christ our
Saviour.
Grant that we, too, on
Earth, may with Pure Hearts, Glorify
Thee.

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ST

breaking the bolts and bars of


Hades, Thou, O Almighty God,
raised
up
fallen
mankind.
Wherefore, with one accord, we cry:
O Lord, Risen from the dead:
Glory to Thee!
He established the world, which
shall not be moved.

Wishing

to lift us out ot the ancient


corruption, Christ was nailed upon
the Cross, and laid in the Tomb. In
tears, the Myrrh-bearing Women
searched for Him, and lamenting,
said: Woe to us! O Saviour of all:
how did Thou consent to stay in a
Tomb?
And as Thou remained
willingly there, how were Thou
stolen? How were Thou removed?
What place now hides Thy Lifegiving Body? O Master: Appear to
us as Thou hast Promised, and dry
up the fountain of our tears!
Whereupon, as they wept, an Angel

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Ikou toutou ke ton meta


Pisteos, Evlavias ke Fovou Theou
isionton
en
afto,
tou
Kyriou
deithomen.
ke Patriarhou imon
T H E O D O R O U ke tou Arhiepiskopou
imon (- - - N A M E - - - ), tou Timiou
Presviteriou,
tis
en
Hristo
Diakonias, pantos tou Klirou ke tou
laou tou Kyriou deithomen.

taftis, pasis poleos, horas,


ke ton Pisti ikounton en aftes tou
Kyriou deithomen.
aeron, eforias ton karpon
tis gis ke keron irinikon tou Kyriou
deithomen.

odiporounton, nosounton,
kamnonton, ehmalonton ke tis
Sotirias afton tou Kyriou deithomen.

Kyrie Eleison
Iper tou risthine imas apo pasis thlipseos,
orgis, kindinou ke
Kyriou deithomen.

anangis,

Kyrie Eleison
Antilavou, Soson,

tou

Amin
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Lord have mercy


For our Pope and

Patriarch
and
our
(T H E O D O R O S )
Archbishop (- - - N A M E - - - ), for the
Honourable
Presbytery,
the
Diaconate in Christ, for all the
Clergy and the people, let us pray to
the Lord

PRIEST

PRIEST

Lord have mercy


For this city, for every city and

land, and for the Faithful who dwell


in them, let us pray to the Lord

Lord have mercy


For temperate weather,

for
abundance in the earths yield and
for peaceful times, let us pray to the
Lord.

PRIEST

PRIEST

Lord have mercy


For travellers by sea, land, and

air; for the sick and the afflicted;


for captives; and for their Salvation,
let us pray to the Lord.
PEOPLE

Lord have mercy


For our Deliverance

from all
tribulation, wrath, danger and
necessity, let us pray to the Lord.

PRIEST

PRIEST

Lord have mercy


Help us, Save us, have Mercy on

us, and Preserve us, O God, by Thy


Grace.
PEOPLE

ST

Lord have mercy


For this Holy House,

and for
those who enter it with Faith,
Reverence and the Fear of God, let
us pray to the Lord.

PRIEST

PEOPLE

Eleison ke Diafilaxon
imas O Theos ti Si Hariti.

Lord have mercy


For the Peace of

the whole
world, the stability of the Holy
Churches of God, and for the Union
of all, let us pray to the Lord

PRIEST

Ii to Kratos tis Vasilias Sou Evlogimenon Blessed and Glorified is the Power of
ke Dedoxasmenon, tou Patros, ke
Thy Kingdom, of the Father, and
tou Iiou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin
ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

In Peace let us pray to the Lord


Lord have mercy
For the Peace from Above, and

Amen

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5.

Tis

Panagias,
Ahrantou,
Iperevlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis
imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou
Marias meta panton ton Agion
mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous
ke pasan tin zion imon Hristo to Theo
parathometha.

 MAKE

Si Kyrie
Oti prepi

Commemorating our All-Holy,


Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious
Lady, the Mother of God and everVirgin Mary, with all the Saints, let
us commit ourselves and one
another, and all our whole Life to
Christ, our God.

PRIEST

THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD


PEOPLE

Si

pasa

Doxa,

Timi

ke

PRIEST

For

PEOPLE

HYMN

OF THE

THE

O Lord

to Thee is due all Glory,

Amen

EVENING INCENSE

CONGREGATION

Lord,

Katevthinthito

Let

ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou.


Isakouson
mou,
Kyrie.
Kyrie,
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou,
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson
mou Kyrie.
i prosevhi mou os
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton
hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson
mou Kyrie!

Parashou Kyrie
Ta kala ke simferonta tes psihes imon ke

my Prayer rise before Thee like


incense - the lifting up of my hands
as the Evening Sacrifice. Hear me, O
Lord!

my soul out of prison


Confess Thy Name, O Lord.

Nikin ehon Hriste, tin kata tou Ediou, en


to Stavro anilthes, ina tous en skoti
Thantou kathimenous, sinanastisis
seafton, O en nekris elefthreos, O
pigazon
Zoin
ex
ikiou
Fotos,
Pantodiname Sotir, Eleison imas.

Eme

ipomenousi
antapodos mi.

Simeron

Dikei,

eos

ou

O Hristos, Thanaton patisas,


kathos ipen Anesti, ke tin agalliasin
to kosmo edorisato, ina pantes
kravgazontes ton
imnon
outos
ipomen. I Pigi tis Zois, to Aprositon
Fos, Pantodiname Sotir: eleison imas.

6.

Triumphant

over Hades, O Christ,


Thou Ascended upon the Cross to
raise up with Thyself those dwelling
in the Darkness of Death. Free from
among the dead, Thou pour forth
Life from Thine Own Light.
O
Almighty Saviour: have Mercy on us!

The Righteous shall wait for me, until


Thou Reward me.

Today, O Christ, having trampled upon


Death, according to His Word, rose
up bestowing Joy upon the world, so
that all of us, shouting this Hymn,
might say: O Fount of Life! O
Unapproachable Light! O Almighty
Saviour! Have Mercy on us!

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PEOPLE

PEOPLE

PEOPLE

Tis

Panagias,
Ahrantou,
Iperevlogimenis, Endouxou Despinis
imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou
Marias meta panton ton Agion
mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous
ke pasan tin Zoin imon Hristo to Theo
parathometha

PRIEST

CHOIR

THE

SIGN

OF THE

Agathos ke Filanthropos Theos


iparhis
ke
Si
tin
Doxan
anapempomen to Patri ke to Io ke
to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

Amin
Irini pasi!
Ke meta tou pnevmatos Sou
Tas kefalas imon to Kyrou klinate
OF THE

BOW DOWN TO

GOD

For Thou art a good God Who


Loves mankind, and to Thee we
ascribe Glory: to the Father, and
to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
now and always, and to the ages of
ages.

PRIEST

Amen
PRIEST Peace be to all...
PEOPLE And to thy spirit...
PRIEST Let us bow our heads to the Lord...
PEOPLE

CROSS &

Si Kyrie
THE PRIEST

To Thee, O Lord

CROSS &

Oti

SIGN

Grant this, O Lord


Calling to remembrance

our
All-Holy,
Pure,
Most
Blessed and Glorious Lady,
Theotokos and Ever-Virgin
Mary, with all the Saints, let us
commit ourselves and one
another, and our whole Life, to
Christ our God.

Si Kyrie

THE

Grant this, O Lord


For a Christian end

to our Life,
peaceful,
without
shame
and
suffering, and for a Good Account
before the Awesome Judgement Seat
of Christ, let us ask of the Lord...

PRIEST

Parashou Kyrie

MAKE

Grant this, O Lord


For the completion

of our Life in
Peace and Repentance, let us ask of
the Lord...

PRIEST

anodina,
anepeshinta,
irinika
ke
Kalin
Apologian tin epi tou foverou
Vimatos tou Hristou etisometha...

MAKE
to

Grant this, O Lord


For all that is Good and Beneficial

to our souls, and for the Peace of the


world, let us ask of the Lord...

Parashou Kyrie
Hristiana ta teli tis Zois imon,

RESURRECTION STIHERA TONE (5) PLAGAL 1

Exomologisasthe to Onomati Sou.

PRIEST

tis Zois imon en


Irini ke Metania ektelese, para tou
Kyriou etisometha...

PEOPLE

I cry out to Thee: hear me, O


Lord! O Lord, when I cry out to
Thee, hear me! Hear my voice, when I
cry out to Thee! Hear me, O Lord!

Exagage ek filakis tin psihin mou, tou Bring

PEOPLE

irini to kosmo, para tou Kyriou


etisometha...

MUST STAND

PSALM 140/141 TONE 2

Kyrie

For Forgiveness and Remission of


our sins and transgressions, let us
ask of the Lord ...

PRIEST

plimelimaton imon, para tou Kyriou


etisometha...

Parashou Kyrie
Ton ipolipon hronon

Honour and Worship: to the


Father, and to the Son, and to the
Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to
the Ages of ages.

Proskinisis to Patri ke to Io ke to
Agio Pnevmati nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

Amin

To Thee,

Signomin ke afesin ton amartion ke ton

BOW DOWN LOW TO

PEOPLE

ALMIGHTY GOD

To Thee, O Lord

PRAYS QUIETLY:

Kyrie, O Theos imon, O klinas Ouranous


ke katavas epi Sotiria tou genous ton
anthropon, epide epi tous doulous
Sou ke epi tin Klironomian Sou.

O Lord our God, Who bows the Heavens


and descends for the Salvation of
mankind: look upon Thy Servants
and upon Thine Inheritance.

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15.

Sou Mega ke Plousion Eleos.

Kyrie eleison [3]


Oti Eleimon ke

Filanthropos Theos
iparhis,
ke
Si
tin
Doxan
anapempomen, to Patri ke to Iio ke
to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

Amin
THE PRIEST

sing, and for the people here


present, who await Thy Great and
Abundant Mercy.

Lord have mercy [3]


For Thou art a Merciful and Loving God
and to Thee we ascribe Glory: to
PE OPLE

Se

the Father, and to the Son, and to the


Holy Spirit, now and forever, and
unto the Ages of Ages.

Amen

Evlogitos i, Agie, Fotison me tis Dikeomasi


Sou.
Kyrie, to Eleos Sou is ton eonon.
Ta Erga ton Hiron Sou mi paridis.
Si prepi Enos, si prepi Imnos, Si Doxa
prepi,  to Patri ke to Iio ke to Agio
Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas
ton eonon.
Amin
LITANY OF FERVENT

to Thee is due all Glory:  to the Father,


and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now
and forever, and unto the Ages of ages.
Amen
SUPPLICATIONS

to Kyrio...

Kyrie Eleison
Antilavou, Soson,

Eleison ke Diafilaxon
imas, O Theos ti Si Hariti.

Amin
Tin esperan Pasan telian, Agian, Irinikin
ke anamartiton, para tou Kyriou
etisometha...

Parashou Kyrie
Angelon Irinis, Piston Odigon, Filaka ton
psihon ke ton somaton imon, para
tou Kyriou etisometha...

Parashou Kyrie

Out

of the depths I have cried to


Thee, O Lord. O Lord, hear my
voice.

Kyrie ton onta en pasi ti Ktisi,


amartoli pou figomen?
En to
Ourano? Aftos katikis! En to Edi?
Epatisas Thanaton! Is ta vathi ta tis
thalassis? Eki i Hir Sou Despota! Pros
Se katafevgomen, Si prospipontes
iketevomen.
O Anastas ek ton
nekron, eleison imas!

Where,

O Lord, Who art everywhere in


Creation, shall we sinners flee from
Thee? Into Heaven? Thine Abode is
there!
Into Hades?
Thou hast
trampled upon Death!
Into the
depths of the sea?
Thy Hand
reaches there, O Master! We run to
Thee, and falling before Thee, we
pray: O Thou, Who Rose from the
dead, have Mercy on us!

O Lord, keep us this evening without sin.


Blessed art Thou, O Lord, God of our
Fathers, and praised and Glorified is
Thy Name unto the Ages.
Amen
O Lord, let Thy Mercy be upon us for we
have set our Hope in Thee.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, teach me Thy
Commandments.
Blessed art Thou, O Master: grant me
Understanding
of
Thy
Commandments.
Blessed art Thou, O Holy One: Enlighten
me with Thy Commandments.
Lord, Thy Mercy is forever!
Do not despise the Works of Thy Hands.
To Thee is due Praise, to Thee is due song,

Plirosomen tin Esperinin Deisin imon

Kyrie,

isakouson tis fonis mou.

QUIETLY PRAYS:

Kataxioson, Kyrie, en ti espera tafti,


anamartitous filanthine imas.
Evlogitos i, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron
imon, ke eneton ke dedoxasmenon to
Onoma Sou is tous eonas.
Amin.
Genito, Kyrie, to Eleos Sou ef imas,
kathaper Ilpisamen epi Se.
Evlogitos i, Kyrie, didazon me ta
Dikeomata Sou
Evlogitos i, Despotis, sinetison me ta
Dikeomata Sou.

14.

Ek vatheon ekekraxa Si, Kyrie.

Let us complete our Evening


Prayer to the Lord...

PRIEST

PEOPLE

Lord, have Mercy


Help us, Save us, have

Mercy on
us, and protect us, O God, by Thy
Grace.

PRIEST

PEOPLE

Amen
That the

whole evening may be


Perfect, Holy, peaceful and sinless,
let us ask of the Lord...

PRIEST

PRIEST

Grant this, O Lord


For an Angel of Peace,

PEOPLE

Grant this, O Lord

PEOPLE

a Faithful
Guide, a Guardian of our souls and
bodies, let us ask of the Lord...

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FESTAL PROSOMIA FIRST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Genithito ta ota Sou prosehonta is tin Let

Thine Ears be attentive to the


voice of my Supplication.

fonin tis Deiseos mou.

Kyrios Anelifthi is Ouranous, ina


pempsi ton Parakliton to kosmo, i
Ourani itimasan ton Thronon Aftou,
Nefele tin epivasin aftou, Angeli
Thavmazousin, athropon Orontes
iperano Afton, O Patir ekdehete, on
en kolpis ehi sinaidion. To Pnevma to
Agion kelevi pasi tis Angelis Aftou.
Arate pilas i arhontes imon. Panta ta
Ethni krotisate hiras.
Oti Anevi
Hristos, opou in to proteron!

The Lord Ascended to Heaven, in order


to send the Holy Spirit to the world.
The Heavens prepared His Throne the Clouds were the means of His
Approach. Angels marvelled, seeing
a Human Being Higher than
themselves.
The Father received
Him Whom is Coeternally in His
Bosom. The Holy Spirit commands
all His Angels: Lift up the Gate, O
Rulers! O clap your hands, all you
Nations! For Christ has Ascended to
where He was before!

Ean

If

Thou, O Lord, should mark


transgression, O Lord, who would
stand?
For there is Forgiveness
with Thee.

Kyrie,

At

Thine Ascension, O Lord, the


Cherubim, upon whom Thou art
seated as God, were amazed as they
beheld Thee Ascending on the
Clouds. And we Glorify Thee, for
Thy Mercy is Good: Glory to Thee!

anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie,


tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos
estin.
ti Si, Analipsi, exeplagnisan ta
Theon, epi Herouvim, theorisanta Se
ton Nefelon anerhomenon, ton ep
afton kathezomenon, ke Doxazomen
Se, oti Hriston to Eleos Sou: Doxa
Si!

Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because


Kyrie; Ipeminen i psihi mou is ton
Logon Sou, ilpisen i psihi mou epi
ton Kyrion.

of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited


for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.

En tis Ores tis Agiis, theorountes Sou tas We


Ipsosis Hriste, to apavgasma tis Doxis
tou Patros, Animnoumen Sou tin
Fotoidi
tou
Prosopou
Morfin,
Proskinoumen Sou ta kathimata,
Timomen tin Anastasin, tin Endoxon
Analipsin Doxazontes, Eleison imas.

have beheld Thine Exaltations on


those Holy Mountains, O Christ
Thou Who art the Brightness of the
Fathers Glory, and we Extol the
Resplendent Appearance of Thy
Face. We Worship Thy Passion, we
Honour Thy Resurrection, and Thy
Glorious Ascension we Glorify: Have
Mercy on us!

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7.

PASCHAL IDIOMELON THE HOLY FATHERS TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Apo
Ek

Filaktis proias mehri niktos, apo


filakis proias, elpisato Israil epi ton
Kyrion.

From

gastros etehthis pro eosforou, ek


Patros amitor pro ton eonon, kan
Arios Ktisma Se, ke ou Then Doxazi,
tolmi sinapton Se ton Ktistin, tis
ktismasin afronos, ilin piros tou
eoniou, eafto thisavrizon.
All i
sinodos i en Nikea, Iion Theou Se
anekirixe, Kyrie, Patri ke Pnevmati
sinthronon.

Thou were born from the womb before

the morning watch until night;


from the morning watch until night
let Israel Hope in the Lord.

the Morning Star, without a Mother,


from the Father, before all ages,
although Arius dared to call Thee a
creature! and does not Glorify Thee
as God, insanely joining Thee our
Creator with Thy creatures, and
laying up for himself as treasure, the
Fuel of the Eternal Fire! But the
Council in Nicea loudly proclaimed
Tee, O Lord, as Son of God Equal to
the Father and the Holy Spirit.

Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par For with


afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton
Israil ek pason ton anomion aftou.

Ti

Sou ton hitona Soter diilen, Arios, Si


efis, O tis Traiados, temon tin
omotimon arhin is dieresis, outos
ithetise Se ine, ton ena tis Traidos,
outos Nestoriou Didaski, Theotokon
mi legin: All i Sinodox i en Nikea,
Iion Theou Se Anekirixe, Kyrie, Patri
ke Pnevmati sinthronon.

the Lord there is Mercy, and


with Him is Abundant Redemption;
and He will Redeem Israel from all
his transgressions.

Who

divided Thy Garment, O Saviour?


Arios, Thou said, who cuts into
divisions the Authority Equal in
Honour of the Trinity. He it was who
denied that Thou art One of the
Trinity.
He it is who taught
Nestorious not to say: Mother of
God.
But the Council in Nicea
loudly proclaimed Thee, O Lord, as
Son of God Equal to the Father and
the Holy Spirit.

Enite

Praise

Krimno

Arios

ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni!


Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai!
peripipti tis amartias, Arios, O
misas to Fos mi vlepin, ke Thio
sparattete, agkistro tis egkatis, pasan
ekdoune tin Ousian, ke tin psihin
vieos, allos Ioudas hrimatisas, ti
gnomi ke to tropo. All i Sinodos i en
Nikea, Iion Theou Se anekirixe, Kyrie,
Patri ke Pnevmati sinthronon.

the Lord, all Gentiles!


Him, all you people!

Praise

fell into the precipice of sin,


having shut his eyes so as not to see
the Light, and he was ripped asunder
by a Divine Hook so that with his
entrails he forcibly emptied out all
his essence and his soul, and was
named another Judas, both for his
ieas, and the manner of his death.
But the Council in Nicea loudly
proclaimed Thee, O Lord, as Son of
God Equal to the Father and the
Holy Spirit.

LITANY

OF

FERVENT SUPPLICATION

Ipomen pantes ex olis tis psihis, ke exolis


tis dianias imon ipomen

Kyrie eleison
Kyrie Pantokrator, O Theos, ton Pateron
imon, deometha Sou, epakouson ke
eleison

Kyrie eleison
Eleison imas,

Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper

ton
Orthodoxon Hristianon

Evsevon

ke

imon (- - - N A M E - - - )

Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper ton Adelfon imon, ton
Iereon, Ieromonahon, Ierodiakonon
ke Monahon, ke Pasis tis en Hristo
imon Adelfotitos

Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper

Eleous, Zois, Irinis,


igias,
Sotirias,
episkepseos,
sighoriseos ke afeseos ton amartion
ton doulon tou Theou, panton ton
efsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon,
ton katikounton ke parepidimounton
en ti poli ke
enopia tafti, ton
epitropon ke sindromiton tis ieras
Ekklisias taftis sin tis singenesin
afton...

Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper

ton Makarion ke
Aoidimon Ktitoron tis Agias Ekklisias
taftis, ke iper panton ke pason ton
proanapafsamenon Adelfon imon,
ton evthade efsevos kimenon, ke
apantahou Orthodoxon...

Arios

O afron, tis Panagias, tetmike


Triados tin Monarhian, is tris
anomious te ke ekfilous Ousias.
Othen Pateres Theofori, sinelthontes

8.

His Mercy rules over us; and the


Truth of the Lord endures forever.

Arios the insane, cut the Monarchy of


the All Holy Trinity into three
dissimilar and unrelated Essences.
Wherefore the God-bearing Fathers
eagerly gathered together, burning

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Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper

ton karpoforounton
ke kalliergounton en to Agio ke
pansepo Nao touto, kopionton,
psallonton ke iper tou periestotos
laou, tou apekdehomenou to para

Lord have mercy


Have Mercy on

us, O God,
according to Thy Great Mercy, hear
us and have Mercy

PRI EST

PRI EST

Lord have mercy (3)


Let us pray for Pious

and

Orthodox Christians. (3)


PE OPLE

tou Arhipiskopou

Lord have mercy


Lord Almighty, the

God of our
Fathers, we pray Thee, hear and have
Mercy

PRI EST

PE OPLE

Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef imas, For


ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton
eona.

PE OPLE

PE OPLE

O Theos, kata to Mega


Eleos Sou deometha Sou, epakouson
ke eleison

Kyrie eleison [3]


Eti deometha iper

Let us say, with all our soul and


with all our mind, let us say:

PRI EST

PRI EST

Lord have mercy


Let us pray for our Archbishop

(- - - N A M E - - - )
PE OPLE

Lord have mercy [3]


Let us pray for our

Brethren,
Priests, Hieromonks, Deacons, and
Monastics, and all our Brotherhood
in Christ

PRI EST

PE OPLE

Lord have mercy [3]


Also we pray for Mercy,

Life,
Peace, health, Salvation, Visitation,
pardon and forgiveness of sins for
the servants of God, all devout and
Orthodox Christians, those who
dwell in or visit this city and Parish,
the Wardens and members of this
Parish and their families and all who
have
asked
for
our
Prayers,
unworthy though we are

PRI EST

PE OPLE

Lord have mercy [3]


Also we pray for the

Blessed
and Ever-Remembered Founders of
this Holy Church, and for all our
Brethren who have gone to their rest
before us, and for the Orthodox
everywhere, and that they may be
pardoned all their offences, both
voluntary and involuntary.

PRI EST

PE OPLE

Lord have mercy [3]


Also we pray for those

who
bring offerings, those who care for
the beauty of this Holy and
Venerable House, for those who
labour in its service, for those who

PRI EST

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13.

Ke enetilamin tis Krites imon en to kero


ekino, legon:
Diakoete anameson
ton Adelphon imon, ke krinate Dikeos
ana meson andros ke ana meson tou
Adelphou aftou, ke ana meson tou
prosilitou aftou

Ouk epignosi prosopon en krisi.

Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

You shall not


judgement.

Tas

Let

Ke

Now

show

partiality

in

Kata

ton mikron ke kata ton mega


krinis.

You shall judge the small and the


great.

Oou mi ipostili prosopon anthropou, oti i

You shall not shrink before anyones


presences, for the Judgement is
Gods!

Krisis tou Theou esti!

mistikas simeron tou Pnevmatos


salpingas,tou Theoforous Pateras
anevfimisomen, tous melodisantas en
meso tis Ekklisias, melos enarmonion
Theologias,
Triada
mian
aparallakon, Ousian te ke Theotita,
tous katheretas tis planis, ke
Orthodoxon
promahous,
tou
presvevontas pantote Kyrio, eleithine
tas psihas imon.

THE OLD TESTAMENT READING DEUTERONOMY (10: 14 - 21)

Deuteronomiou to anagnosma

READER

Sofia!

P RIE ST

Ipe

Proshomen!

Mosis pros tous Iious Israil: Idou!


Kyriou tou Theou Sou O Ouranos, ke
O Ouranos tou Ouranou, i gi ke
panta osa estin en afti.

with Zeal, like Elias the Tishbite, and


cut off with the Sword of the Spirit,
the blasphemer with his teachings of
shame, as the Holy Spirit Decreed.

prothimos, zilo piroumeni, kathaper,


O thesvitis Ilias, to tou Pnevmatos
temnousi
xifi,
ton
is
eshinis
Dogmtisanta vlasfimon, kathos to
Pnevma apefinato.

And I Commanded your Judges at that


time, saying: Hear the cases between
your
Brethren,
and
judge
Righteousnly between a man and his
Brother, or the resident stranger with
him.

The Reading is from the


Book of Deuteronomy.
Wisdom!

Let us attend!

: Moses spoke to the Sons of


Israel: Behold! Heaven and Heaven
of Heaven belong to the Lord your
God, as well as the Earth and
everything in it.

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton


eonon.

Plin

tous Pateras imon proileto Kyrios


Agapan aftous, ke exelexato to
sperma afton met aftous, imas para
panta ta Ethni, kata tin imeran taftin.

The

Ke

peritemisthe tin sklirokardian imon,


ke ton trahilon imon ou sklirinite eti!

And

Lord chose your Fathers to Love


them, and He chose their seed after
them you above all Nations as it
is to this day.
Circumcise the foreskin of your
heart, and do not be stiff-necked any
longer!

to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

and ever, and to the Ages of


ages.

THEOTOKION TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Tis

mi Makarisi Se, Panagia Parthene?


Tis mi animnisi Sou ton alohevton
Tokon? O gar ahronos ek Patros
eklampsas Iios Monogenis, O aftos ek
Sou tis Agnis proilthen, afrastos
sarkothis, fisi Theos iparhon, ke fisi
genomenos anthopos di imas, ouk is
diada prosopon temnomenos, all en
diadi fiseon, asighitos gnorizomenos.
Afton iketeve, semni Pammakariste,
Eleithine tas psihas imon.

Who

O gar Kyrios O Theos imon, outos Theos For

the Lord your God is God of gods,


and Lord of lords the Great God,
Almighty and Awesome, Who shows
no partiality, nor accepts gifts.

ton theon, ke Kyrios ton Kyrion - O


Theos O Megas, ke Ishiros, ke
Foveros, ostis ou Thavmazi Prosopon,
oud ou mi lavi doron.

Pion krisin prosilito ke orfano ke hira, ke He administers Justice for the stranger,
Agapa ton prosiliton, doune afto
arton ke imation.

the orphans, and the widows, and


Loves the stranger, granting him
food and clothing.

Ke agapisete ton prosiliton, prosiliti gar And,

therefore, Love the stranger, for


you were strangers in the Land of
Egypt.

ite en gi Egypto.

Kyrion ton Theon Sou Fovithisi, ke Afto You

shall Fear the Lord your God, and


you shall serve Him, and cleave to
Him, and swear by His Name.

latrefsis, ke pros Afton kollithisi, ke


epi to Onomati Aftou omi.

Outos

Kavhima Sou, ke Outos Theos


Sou, ostis epiisen en Si ta Megala ke
ta Endoxa tafta - a idosan i ofthalmi
Sou.

12.

He

us praise today the Mystical


Trumpets of the Spirit, the Godbearing Fathers, who sang a
harmonious melody of Theology in
the midst of the church:
One
Trinity, Unchanging Essence and
Godhead the overthrowers of
Arios, the Champions of Orthodoxy,
who ever Intercede with our Lord for
His Great Mercy on our soul.

Amen

Amin

RE AD ER

Glory

PRAYER

OF THE

will not call Thee Blessed, O


Most Holy Virgin? Who will not sing
Praises of Thy Wondrous Birthgiving? For the Only Begotten Son,
timelessly having Shone forth from
the Father, came forth from Thee
who art Pure. And, having been
Ineffably made Flesh, He, Who by
Nature is God, for our sake became
also by Nature, Man not in two
divided Persons, in in two Natures
without confusion. O Honoured and
All Blessed, Beseech Him to have
Mercy on our soul.

ENTRANCE

THE PRIEST CENSES AS BEFORE WHILE PRAYING:

Esperas ke proi ke mesimbrias, enoumen,


Evlogoumen,
Evharistoumen
ke
deometha Sou, Despota ton Apanton,
Philanthrope, Kyrie. Ketevthinon tin
prosevhin
imon,
os
Thimiama
Enopion Sou ke mi ekklinis tas kardias
imon is logous, i is logismous ponirias,
alla Rise imas ek panton ton
Thirevonton tas psihas imon. Oti pros
Se, Kyrie, Kyrie, i ofthalimi imon, ke
epi Si ilpisamen. Mi kateshinis imas,
O Theos imon.

At evening, at morning and at


midday we Praise, Bless and
give Thanks, and we pray to
Thee, O Master of all things, Lord
Who Loves mankind: Direct our
Prayer before Thee like incense,
and do not incline our hearts to
words or thoughts of evil, but
Deliver us from all who hunt our
souls. For we look to Thee, O
Lord, our Lord, and we hope in
Thee. Put us not to shame, O our
God!

is your Boast and He is your God,


Who did these Great and Glorious
Things for you the Things you
beheld with your own eyes!

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ISODOS THE ENTRANCE

THE

Exilthe de Vasilefs Sodomon is sinantisin The


afto meta to apostrepse afton apo tis
kopis tou Hodologomor ke ton
Vasileon ton met aftou, is tin kilada
tou Savi.

CONGREGATION MUST STAND

THE PRIEST EXITS THE SANCTUARY THROUGH THE NORTH DOOR IN


PROCESSION, HOLDING THE HOLY GOSPEL BEFORE HIS FACE.

Evlogimeni

Blessed is the Entrance


of Your Saints

i Isiodos
ton Agion Sou.

PRIEST

Sofia! Orthi.

Wisdom! Rise!

THE

PRIEST &

THE

ST SOPHRONIOS, PATRIARCH

CONGREGATION

OF

Ke

JERUSALEM

SING TOGETHER:

Fos

Ilaron Agias Doxis, Athanatou


Patros, Ouraniou, Agiou, Makaros,
Iisou Hriste! Elthondes epi tin iliou
disin,
idontes
Fos
Esperinon,
imnoumen Patera, Ion ke Agion
Pnevma, Theon. Axion Se en pasi
keris imnisthe fones esies, Ie Theou,
Zoin O didous dio O kosmos Se
Doxazi!

O Gladsome Radiance of the Holy Glory


of the Father Immortal, Heavenly,
Holy, Blessed Jesus Christ. Now that
we have come to the setting of the
sun and have seen the Evening Light,
we praise Father, Son and Holy
Spirit. For it is worthy that at all
times Thou should be praised by
voices encouraging, O Son of God,
the Giver of Life. For which cause the
Universe Glorifies Thee!

SATURDAY RESURRECTION PROKEIMENON TONE (5) PLAGAL 1

Kyrios evasilefsen;
enedisato. (3)

1.

Enedisato

2.

Ke

evprepian

The

gar estereose tin ikoumenin, itis


ou salefthisete

2.

And

Lord vests and girds Himself


with Power
He established the
which shall not be moved.

world,

Geneseos to anagnosma

READER

Sofia!

P RIE ST

Proshomen!

Akousas

Avram, oti ihmalotevte Lot O


Adelfidous aftou, irithmise tous idious
ikogenis aftou, triakosious deka ke
okto, ke katedioxen opiso afton eos
Dan.

Ke epepesen e aftous tin nikta ftos, ke i


Pedes aftou met aftou ke apataxen
aftous ke katedioen aftous eos Hoval,
i Estin en aristera Damaskou.

The

Reading is from the


Book of Genesis

Wisdom!

Let us attend!

: When Abram heard that his


Brother, Lot, was taken captive, he
armed his three hundred and
eighteen trained servants, born in
his own house, and went in pursuit
as far as Dan.

Sofia!

Proshomen!

Elipe Mosis pros tous iious, Israil: Idete!


Paredoka enopion imon tin gin.

by night, and he and his servants


attacked and pursued them as far as
Hobah, north of Damascus.

Ke apestrepse pasan tin ippon Sodomon, And he brought back all the cavalry of
ke
Lot
ton
Adelfidoun
aftou
apestrepse, ke panta ta iparhonta
aftou, ke tas ginekas, ke ton laon.

Sodom, and also brought back his


Brother, Lot, and his goods, as well
as the women, and the people.

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And

He Blessed Abram and said:


Blessed be Abram of God Most High,
Creator of Heaven and Earth!

And Blessed be God Most High, Who


Delivered your enemies into your
hands!

The Reading is from the


Book of Deuteronomy.

READER

P RIE ST

Wisdom!

Let us attend!

: Moses spoke to the Sons of


Israel: Behold! I am delivering the
land in your presence.

RE AD ER

Iselthontes klironomisate tin gin, in


omose Kyrios tis Patrasin imon - to
Avraam, ke to Isaak, ke to Iakov doune aftis ke to spermatic afton
met aftous.

Enter,

Ke ipon pros imas en to kero ekino,


legon:
Ou dinisome monos ferin
imas.

And I spoke to you at that time, saying:


I alone am not able to bear you.

Kyrios O Theos imon eplithinen imas, ke

The Lord your God multiplied you, and


here you are today as the stars of
heaven in multitude.

idou este simeron - osi ta astra tou


Ouranou to plithi.

RE AD ER

And he divided his forces against them

Melchizedek, the King of Salem,


carried out bread and wine he was
the Priest of God Most High.

THE OLD TESTAMENT READING DEUTERONOMY (1: 8 11 & 15 17)

Deuteronomiou to anagnosma

Majesty (3)
1.

dinamin

THE OLD TESTAMENT READING GENESIS 14 : 14 - 20

10.

Evlogise ton Abram, ke ipen:


Evlogimenos Avram to Theo to
Ipsisto, os ektise ton O Ouranon ke tin
Gin.

Ke Evlogitos O Theos O Ipsistos, os


paredoke
tous
ehthrous
Sou
ipohirious si!

The Lord reigns; He vests Himself with

ke

Kyrios
periezosato.

Touto in pedion Vasileos, ke Melhisedek, And


Vasilefs Salim, exinegken artous ke
inon, in de Ierefs tou Theou tou
Ipsistou.

THE EVENING HYMN TONE 2


BY

King of Sodom went out to meet


him after his return from the
slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and the
Kings with him, at the Valley of
Shaveh. This is the place of the
Kings.

and inherit the land, which I


promised to your Fathers to
Abraham, and to Isaac, and to Jacob
to give it to them, and their seed
after them.

Kyrios

O Theos ton Pateron imon


prosthii imn, os este hilioplasios, ke
Evlogise imas, kathoti elalisen imin.

May the Lord God of your Fathers


make you a thousand times more
numerous than you are, and Bless
you, just as He said:

Ke

elavon ex imon andras sofous, ke


epistimonas, ke sinetous, ke katestisa
aftous igisthe ef imon - hiliarhous ke
ekatontarhous, ke pentikontarhous,
ke dekarhous - ke grammatoisagogis
tis krites imon.

And I took from you men who were


wise,
understanding
and
knowledgeable, and made them
leaders over you leaders of
thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and
of tens Judges to interpret the Law
for you.

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11.