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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

Archdiocese of Good Hope

Festal Vespers Hymns


By the Grace of God 1-2 July 2018
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8. F E S T A L V E S P E R S - D E P O S I T I O N OF THE ROBE OF THEOTOKOS – 2 JUNE


Festal Vespers Hymns – Theotokos’ Robe
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HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE


THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
PSALM 140/141 – TONE 2
Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson Lord, I cry out to Thee: hear me, O
mou. Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Lord! O Lord, when I cry out to
Kyrie, ekekraxa pros Se, Thee, hear me! Hear my voice,
isakouson mou, proshes ti foni tis when I cry out to Thee! Hear me,
deiseos mou, en to kekragene me O Lord!
pros Se, isakouson mou Kyrie.
Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee like
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis incense - the lifting up of my
ton hiron mou Thisia Esperini. hands as the Evening Sacrifice.

St Justin Popovich
Isakouson mou Kyrie! Hear me, O Lord!
MENAION – FESTAL STIHERA – THEOTOKOS’ ROBE
Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark
tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness
with Thee.
Edokas Philanthrope, tin Sin Mitera Thou art Compassionate, O Lover of We can be Faithful Disciples of Christ
voithian, tis sis doulis os Efsplaghnos, mankind, granting Thy Mother to
di’ is tin aporriton, ke friktin irgaso, Thy servants as an Aid. Through only when we are Guided
Sin ikonomian, ke o protoktiston Her Thou hast worked Thine
imon, epanorthoso Thion axioma.
Dio tin pansevasmion, taftis timontes
Ineffable and Awesome
Dispensation, Restoring our first
by His Saints on a daily basis.
panigyrin, animnoumen to Kratos Divine Life. Wherefore, as we
Sou, Iisou Pantodiname. honour Her All Holy Feast, we Hymn
Thy Might, O Almighty Jesus, Saviour
of our soul.
Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited
Kyrie, ipeien i psihi ou is ton Logon for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
Sou. Ilpisen i psihi moue pi ton Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.
Kyrion.
Edokas Philanthrope, tin Sin Mitera Thou art Compassionate, O Lover of
voithian, tis sis doulis os Efsplaghnos, mankind, granting Thy Mother to
di’ is tin aporriton, ke friktin irgaso, Thy servants as an Aid. Through
Sin ikonomian, ke o protoktiston Her Thou hast worked Thine
imon, epanorthoso Thion axioma. Ineffable and Awesome
Dio tin pansevasmion, taftis timontes Dispensation, Restoring our first
panigyrin, animnoumen to Kratos Divine Life. Wherefore, as we
Sou, Iisou Pantodiname. honour Her All Holy Feast, we Hymn
Thy Might, O Almighty Jesus, Saviour
of our soul.

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aftharta diaminanta. Epi Si gar ke wore upon Thine Immaculate Body. Apo filakis proias mehri niktos. Apo From the Morning Watch until night;
fisi kenotomite ke hronos. Dio By Thy Seedless Childbirth, they
filakis proias elposato Israil epi ton from the Morning Watch until
disopoumen Se, Irinin ti Ikoumeni have remained incorrupt. For in
Kyrion. night, let Israel Hope in the Lord.
dorisasthe, ke tes psihes imon to Thee, both nature and time are made
Mega Eleos. unique. Wherefore, we implore Polin tin timosan Se, ke kata hreos Protect with Thy Precious Robe, O All
Thee: Grant Peace to Thy doxazousan, periepis panimnite, Praised, the people who honour and
DISMISSAL BLESSINGS commonwealth, and to our soul Esthiti timia Sou, ex atheotaton, fittingly glorify Thee. Preserve them
Great Mercy. ahrante varvaron, apo limou te ke from Godless enemies, O
Sismou, ke emfiliou polemou Pantote, Immaculate, from famine,
Parthene apirogame. Ke dia touto earthquake and civil war. Wherefore,
Doxazi Se, Panagia Theonimfe, ton we all glorify Thee, O Unwed Virgin
anthropon voithia. and Holy Bride of God – Helper of all
mankind.
Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par’ For wih the Lord there is Mercy, and
afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton with Him is abundant Redemption.
Israil ek pason ton anomion Aftou. And He will Redeem Israel from all
his transgressions.
Polin tin timosan Se, ke kata hreos Protect with Thy Precious Robe, O All
doxazousan, periepis panimnite, Praised, the people who honour and

Elder Amphilochios Makris


Esthiti timia Sou, ex atheotaton, fittingly glorify Thee. Preserve them
ahrante varvaron, apo limou te ke from Godless enemies, O
Sismou, ke emfiliou polemou Pantote, Immaculate, from famine,
Parthene apirogame. Ke dia touto earthquake and civil war. Wherefore,
Doxazi Se, Panagia Theonimfe, ton we all glorify Thee, O Unwed Virgin
Sorrow is acceptable to God anthropon voithia. and Holy Bride of God – Helper of all
mankind.
provided it does not deprive us Enite ton Kyrion, panta to Ethni, Praise the Lord, all You Gentiles!
epenesate afton, pantes i lai! Praise Him, all you peoples!
of the Courage to Strive. Esthita timian Sou, Theoharitote O Lady, Full of Grace, Thou hast given
Despina, edoriso ti poli Sou, plouton Thy City Thy Precious Robe that is
We should leave all our Requests anafereton, skepin te ke kleos, ke priceless and cannot be diminished;
arrikton Tihos, ke iamaton a sheltering, glorious and
in the Hands of God, Thisavron, ke ton Thavmaton Pigin
aennaon, limena te Sotirion,
impregnable Wall; a Treasure of
Healing and ever-flowing Fountain of
himazomenis ekastote. Dia touto Wonders; a constant Haven and
whatever we want to ask Him for, imnoumen Se, iperimnite Despina. Salvation for those who are tossed
by storms. Wherefore, we hymn
just like a little child Thee, O All Praise and Pure Lady!
Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef’ imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
would ask of its Father ke i Alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever.
eona.
Esthita timian Sou, Theoharitote O Lady, Full of Grace, Thou hast given
Despina, edoriso ti poli Sou, plouton Thy City Thy Precious Robe that is
anafereton, skepin te ke kleos, ke priceless and cannot be diminished;
arrikton Tihos, ke iamaton a sheltering, glorious and
Thisavron, ke ton Thavmaton Pigin impregnable Wall; a Treasure of
aennaon, limena te Sotirion, Healing and ever-flowing Fountain of
himazomenis ekastote. Dia touto Wonders; a constant Haven and
imnoumen Se, iperimnite Despina. Salvation for those who are tossed
by storms. Wherefore, we hymn
Thee, O All Praise and Pure Lady!

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✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, pantas timisasan. hast honoured all people.
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and The torrential River gladdens the City
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. Tou Potamou ta ormimata evfrenousi of God.
Amin Amen tin polin tou Theou. Thy House, O Sovereign Lady, bears Thy
MENAION - FESTAL IDIOMELON – THEOTOKOS - TONE 2 O Ikos Sou Depsina to Son, Ieron Sacred Veil at all times, as a Treasure
Maforion, os Thisavron Agiasmatos, of Sanctification, Sanctifying us all,
Phrena katharantes ke noun, Sin tis Cleansed in heart and mind, let us keep feron ekastote, Agiazi pantas, imas as we flock to it and duly Bless Thee,
Angelis ke imis panigirisomen, fedros the Feast together with the Angels, tous prostrehontas, ke Se hreostikos having Hope, Security, Protection
exarhontes, davitikin melodian, ti Joyfully addressing the Song of makarizontas, en touto ehontas, tin and Support for our soul.
neanidi nimfi tou Vasileos Hristou tou David to the Maiden Bride of Christ Elpida ton pishon imon, ke vevean,
Theou imon. Anastithi, Kyrie, our God – the King of all! Let us say: Skepin ke krateoma.
legontes is tin anapafsin Sou, Si ke i Arise, O Lord, into Thy Resting Place, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Kivotos tou Agiasmatos Sou. Os gar Thou and the Ark of Thy Holiness, ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, and to the Holy Spirit, now and
palation terpnon, taftin katekosmisas, for Thou hast adorned Her as a ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton forever, and to the Ages of ages.
ke kateklirosas aftin ti poli Sou Palace of Delight. Thou hast granted eonon. Amen
Despota, peripiisthe ke skepin, ek Her, O Master, as an Inheritance to Amin
polemion varvaron, ti kratea Dinami Thy People, to Preserve and to MENAION - THEOTOKION – TONE 2
Sou, tes ikesies aftis. Shelter them by Thy Mighty Power
from their enemies through Her Os Stefanon Iperlampron, Panahrante Like a Most Splendid Crown, O All Pure
P RAYE RS OF THE E NTRANCE – Supplications! Theotoke, Esthita Sou tin Agian, i Theotokos, the Church of God
E VE NING HY M N : “F OS Ekklisia tou Theou perietheto, ke adorns Herself, by putting on Thy
ILARON....”➜ Fedrinete herousa simeron, ke Precious Robe today, and Rejoicing
PROKEIMENON - SUNDAY EVENING - PSALM 133: Mystikos horevi, Despina ekvoosa Si. and dancing in spirit, crying out to
Here, diadima Timion, ke Stefane tis Thee, O Mistress: Hail! O Precious
Idou di Evlogite ton Kyrion, pantes i Behold now, Bless the Lord, all you
Thias Doxis Aftou! Here, i Moni Doxa Diadem and Crown of Divine Glory!
douli Kyriou servants of the Lord. tou pliromatos, ke Eonios evfosin! Hail, O Only Perfection of Glory and
STIHOS I estatos en Iko Kyriou, en avles You who stand in the House of the
VERSE: Here, ton is Se prostrehonton, limin Eternal Gladness! Hail, O Haven and
Ikou Theou imon. Lord, in the Courts of the House of ke Prostasia, ke Sotiria imon. Deliverance of those who hasten to
our God. Thee, and our Salvation!
HYMN OF ST SYMEON THE GOD-
Idou di Evlogite ton Kyrion, pantes i Behold now, Bless the Lord, all you RECEIVER – TRISAGION PRAYERS &
douli Kyriou servants of the Lord OUR LORD’S PRAYER➜
MENAION - FESTAL APOLYTIKION- THEOTOKOS’ ROBE – TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
THERE ARE NO PROPHECIES, EPISTLE OR GOSPEL READINGS TONIGHT -
RETURN TO BOOK - LITANY OF FERVENT SUPPLICATION – “II TO KRATOS TIS VASILIAS SOU...”➜
Theotoke Aiparthene, ton anthropon i O Ever Virgin Theotokos, Shelter for
Skepi, Esthita ke Zonin tou ahrantou mankind – Thou hast granted to Thy
Sou Somatos, kratean ti poli Sou City as a Protective Wall, the
MENAION - FESTAL APOSTICHA – THEOTOKOS’ ROBE - TONE 1 pervolin edoriso, to asporo Toko Sou Vestments and Cincture that Thou
Palation empsihon Theou, moni Thou were God’s Only Animate Palace, aftharta diaminanta. Epi Si gar ke wore upon Thine Immaculate Body.
ehrimatisas, ke tin Timian Esthita O Mother of God, and Thou hast fisi kenotomite ke hronos. Dio By Thy Seedless Childbirth, they
disopoumen Se, Irinin ti Ikoumeni have remained incorrupt. For in
Sou, Iko Agio Sou, tethisavrismenin, bestowed on Thy Holy House Thy
tis Pistis Agiasma, ke Tihos edoriso Precious Raiment, a Sacred Relic dorisasthe, ke tes psihes imon to Thee, both nature and time are made
Mega Eleos. unique. Wherefore, we implore
Aporthiton, di’ is i Polis Sou, treasured by the Faithful, an
Theomitor Diasozete, animnousa, to Impregnable wall through which Thy Thee: Grant Peace to Thy
entheon Kratos Sou. City is preserved, which sings in commonwealth, and to our soul
Praise of Thy Divine Dominion. Great Mercy.

Igiase to skinoma aftou O Ipsistos. The Most High Sanctified His ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Tabernacle. ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
Esthita Timian Sou to Son, Timion ke
Thine Honourable Robe, which covered
Amin Amen
Thine Honourable, Holy Body, Thou
Agion Soma semni peristilasan Doxis
Thisavrisma, edoriso pasi, ke pigin
hast granted to all as a Treasure of Theotoke Aiparthene, ton anthropon i O Ever Virgin Theotokos, Shelter for
Glory and a Fountain gushing Ever Skepi, Esthita ke Zonin tou ahrantou mankind – Thou hast granted to Thy
pigazousan, tis Haritos aizoa
living Streams of Grace. We Sou Somatos, kratean ti poli Sou City as a Protective Wall, the
namata, is Eortazomen, tin
celebrate its place, O Stately pervolin edoriso, to asporo Toko Sou Vestments and Cincture that Thou
katathesin timontes Se, Theotoke, tin
Theotokos, honouring Thee, who
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