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against Thee.

Kyrie,

Pros Se katefigon; didaxon me tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si I O Theos mou. opsometha Fos.

O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach


me to do Thy Will, for Thou art my God. with Thee is the Fountain of Life; in Thy Light we shall see Light. Thy Mercy to those who know Thee.

Oti para Si Pigi Zois; en to Foti Sou For Paratinon Agios Doxa
to Eleos ginoskousi Se. Sou tis

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa Archdiocese of Good Hope

Extend

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios Athanatos, eleison imas.[3] Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Holy

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

Festal Matins Service

Glory to the Father, and to the Amen Holy


us.

Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Immortal, have mercy on

9 March
4 0 H o lly M a r tty r s o ff S e b a s tte :: 40 Ho y Mar yrs o Sebas e
St Acacios, St Aetios, St Aglaios, St Alexander, St Angos, St , , , , , Athanasios, St Candidos, St Chudion, St Claudios, St Cyril, St , , , , , Cyrion, St Dometian, St Domnos, St Ecdicios, St Elias, St Eunoicos, , , , , , , St Eutyches, St Eutychios, St Flavios, St Gaios, St Gorgonios, St , , , , , Helianos, St Herachos, St Hesychios, St John, St Lysimachos, St , , , , , Meliton, St Nicholas, St Philoctemon, St Priscos, St Sacerdon, St , , , , , Severian, St Sisinios, St Smaragdos, St Theodulos, St Theophilos, , , , , , St Valens, St Valerios, St Vivianos, and St Xanthias. , , , . Also the Feast of St Urpasianos of Nicomedia St Caesarios, (brother of St Gregory the Theologian) St Tarasios of Liconium

Amin Agios Athanatos, eleison imas. Agios Tas


O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios Athanatos, Eleison imas. algidonas ton Agion, as iper Sou epathon, disopithiti, Kyrie, ke pasas imon tas odinas, iase Filanthrope, deometha.

Holy The

God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.


TONE 1

Festal Apolytikion

Holy Martyrs suffered painful tortures for Thy Sake, O Lord. Be compelled by what they endured, and heal our every pain, we Entreat Thee, as the Only Lover of mankind.

The Divine Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom Begins Immediately

B y tth e G r a c e o ff G o d By he Grace o God


Compiled, Adapted, Edited & Printed By Marguerite Paizis Archondissa & Teacher By Divine Grace Greek Orthodox Patriarchate Of Alexandria & All Africa Archdiocese Of Good Hope Holy Church Of The Dormition Of The Mother Of God Port Elizabeth Po Box 28348 - Sunridge Park 6008 - Republic Of South Africa writers@telkomsa.net or marguerite.paizis@gmail.com

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Our Eternal Gratitude to Pater Seraphim Dedes & all the contributing translators of the St Gregory Palamas Monastery & elsewhere for the original Greek & English translation and for making our worship a little easier to understand, to participate and to appreciate.
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Published - 13 February 2012

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The Great Doxology


The Bells Are Rung And All The Lights Are Switched On

Doxa Si to dixanti to Fos. Doxa


en Ipsistis Theo ke epi gis Irini, en anthropis Evdokia.

Glory

to Thee Who has shown us the Light! to God in the Highest, and on earth Peace, Goodwill among men.

Glory We

Imnoumen

Se, Evlogoumen Se, Proskinoumense, Doxologoumen Se, Efharistoumen Si, dia tin Megalin Sou Doxan. Vasilef, Epouranie Thee, Pater Pantokrator; Kyrie Ie Monogenes, Isou Hriste, ke Agion Pnevma.

Praise Thee, we Bless Thee, we Worship Thee, we Glorify Thee, we give Thee Thanks for Thy Great Glory. King, God of Heaven, Father Almighty: Lord, Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit.

Kyrie Kyrie

Lord, Lord

O Theos, O Amnos tou Theou, O Ios tou Patros, O eron tin amartian tou Kosmou, eleison imas, O eron tas amartias tou kosmou.

God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, Who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us; O Thou Who takes away the sins of the world. at the right Hand of the Father, and have mercy on us.

Prosdexe Oti

tin deisin imon, O kathimenos en dexia tou Patros, ke eleison imas. Si i Monos Agios, Si i Monos Kyrios, Iisous Hristos, is Doxan Theou Patros

Receive our Prayer, Thou Who sits For


Thou alone art Holy, Thou alone art Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory of God the Father.

Amin.
Kath
ekastin imeran Evlogiso Se, ke enesio to Onoma Sou is ton eona ke is ton Eona tou Eonos. anamartitous filahthine imas.

Amen Every

day I will Bless Thee, and praise Thy Name forever and to the Ages of Ages.

Kataxioson, Kyrie, en ti emera tafti Grant, O Lord, this day to keep us


without sin.

Evlogitos

I, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron imon, ke Eneton ke Dedoxasmenon to Onoma Sou is tous Eonas.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord, the God


of our Fathers, and praised and glorified is Thy Name unto the Ages.

Amin
Genito, Kyrie, to eleos Sou ef imas,
kathaper ilipisamen epi Se.

Amen May Thy

Mercy O Lord, be upon us, as we have put our hope in Thee. me Thy Statutes [3]

Evlogitos i, Kyrie, didaxon me ta Blessed art Thou, O Lord, teach


Dikeomata Sou. [3]

Kyrie,

katafigi, egenithis imin en genea ke genea. Ego ipa: Kyrie, eleison me, iase tin psihin mou oti imarton Si.

Lord,

Thou hast been our Refuge from generation to generation. I said: Lord, have mercy on me, heal my soul, for I have sinned

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Heris tropeoforos plithis, i en polemis andrikos aristefsasa, asteres i dielthontes, dia piros ke krimou, ke idaton pixin dialisantes, i gin ouranosantes, ke ta panta fotisantes. I en tis kolpis, Avraam nin thalpomeni, i horevontes, sin Angelon stratevmasi. Martyres Tessarakonta, ta anthi ta pneonta, tin evodian tis ontos, pnevmatikis diadoseos, Hriston disopite, tes psihes imon dothine, to Mega Eleos

Rejoice, O Holy Prize-winning Band, manfully fighting in the battles with excellence, O Stars who, after You passed the test of fire and cold, by Your Ardent Faith melted the frozen lake. A Heaven You made of earth, Illuminating the Universe. You now are kept warm in the Bosom of Abraham, and in Chorus dance with Angelical Regiments. O Forty Martyrs of the Lord, the Flowers of Paradise emitting Spiritual Fragrance indeed Dispensing the Spirits Gifts. To Christ pray intently, and Entreat His Great Mercy for our souls.

Trisagion Prayers

Evlogitos O Theos imon, pantote


nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

PRIEST

Blessed is our God always now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Amen
to Thee, O God, Glory to

Amin Doxa Si, O Theos, Doxa Si! Vasilei


Ouranie, Paraklite, to Pnevma tis Aklithias, O Panatahou paron ke ta panta pliron, O Thisavros ton Agathon ke Zois Korigos elthe ke skinoson en imin ke katharison imas apo pasis kilidos ke Soson, Agathe, tas psihas imon. O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios Athanatos, Eleison imas.

PEOPLE

Glory O

Thee! Heavenly King, O Comforter, the Spirit of Truth, Who art in all places and fillest all things; Treasury of Good Things and Giver of Life: come and dwell in us and cleanse us from every stain, and Save our souls, O Gracious Lord. God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us.

Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit O Victorious Martyrs of Christ, You have made the All Holy Fast even more cheerful by the memory of Your Glorious Contest. Being Forty in number, You Sanctify the Forty Day Fast of Lent, for You imitated the Saving Passion of Christ by contesting for His Sake. Therefore, since You have confidence before Him, Intercede for us that we may peacefully reach the Three Day Resurrection of our God and Saviour of our souls. Ages.

Agios

Holy

Athlofori

Hristou, tin pansepton nistian fedroteran apirgasasthe, ti mnimi tis endoxou imon Athliseos. Tessarakonta gar ontes, tin Tessarakonthimeron Agiazete, to Sotirion pathos mimisameni, dia tis iper Hristou imon Athliseos. Dio ehontes parrisian presvevsate, en irini katantise imas, is tin triimeron Anastasin tou Theou, ke Sotiros ton psihon imon.

Doxa

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Glory

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

Amin Panagia

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie, elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota, singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon, eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Amen All Holy

Trinity have mercy upon us. Lord, wash away our sins. Master, pardon our transgressions. Holy One, visit and heal our infirmities for Thy Names sake.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Doxa Patri ke Amin

Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Lord have mercy [3] Glory to the Father, and to the


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

Amin Makarizomen
Se, Theotoke Parthene, ke doxazomen Se, i Pisti kata hreos, tin polin tin asiston, to thos to arrikton, tin arragi prostasian, e katafigin ton psihon imon.

Amen
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND

Amen
Our Lords Prayer
PRA YS IN UN I SON

Theotokion TONE

(5) PLAGAL 1

Now we call Thee Blessed, O Virgin Theotokos, and we Glorify Thee, duty-bound Faithful: O City Unshakable, O Wall Indestructible, O Firm and Steadfast Protection, and Refuge of our souls.

E VER YO NE

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 imin simeron. Ke afes imin ta ofelimata imon, os ke imis afiement tis ofiletes imon. Ke mi isenengis imas is

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

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pirasmon, alla rise imas apo tou ponirou.

from the evil one.


PRIEST

Enite

Oti

Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i Dinamis ke i Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

For Thine is the Kingdom, the

Amin Soson
Kyrie ton laon Sou ke Evlogison tin Klironomian Sou, Nikas tis Vasilevsi kata varvaron doroumenos ke to son filatton dia tou Stavrou Sou Politevma. Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati.

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

Afton en iho salpingos; Enite Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. Martirikin Adelphi, met egkomion animnisomen falanga, to krii irpolithisan, ke ton tis planis krimon, diapiro zilo pirpolisasan. Straton genneotaton, ierotaton sintagma, sinaspismon te arragi ke anikton. Tous tis Pisteos, perivolous ke filakas, Martiras Tessarakonta, horian tin entheon. Tis Ekklisias tous presvis, tous dinatos iketevontas, Hriston katapempse, tes psihes imon irinin, ke Mega Eleos.

Praise Him with the sound of the


trumpet; praise Him with lute and harp.

Defte

Come, O Brethren, and let us sing


praises with Hymns extolling the platoon of the Martyred Saints, for they were consumed by freezing, and they themselves thus consumed the chill of delusion by their ardent zeal. An Army Most Valorous, a contingent most Hallowed, they fought as comrades, all for one and invincible. They were Gardians of the Faith, a Protective Wall. Such are the Forty Martyred Saints, a Chorus Inspired by God, the Churchs Great Intercessors, who make Entreaties Most Powerful to Christ, that He send down lasting Peace upon the world and Great Mercy on our souls.

Amen

Troparion to our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ

Lord, Save Thy people, and Bless Thine Inheritance, granting to our God-fearing Rulers Victory over all adversaries, and by Thy Cross preserving Thine Estate. to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit

Doxa

Glory

O ipsothis en to Stavro ekousios, ti Do Thou Who, of Thine own Good


eponimo Sou keni politia tous iktirmous Sou Dorise, Hriste O Theos. Evfranon en ti Dinami Sou tous Pistous Vasilis imon, Nikas horigon aftis kata ton polemion. Tin simmakian ehien tin Sin, oplon Irinis, Aittiton Tropeon. Will, upon the Cross was lifted up, bestow Thy Bounties upon the new State, which is called by Thy Name, O Christ God; make glad with Thy Might our God-fearing Rulers granting Victory over adversaries to those who have Thine Aid, which is a Panoply of Peace, a Trophy Invincible. and ever, and the Ages of Ages.

Enite

Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Afton en hordes ke organo. sinagogi Kratea, ke Iera ke Tropeouhos parataxis. I pirgi tis evsevias, i Stratiote Hristou, i sterri oplite ke aittiti, ton noun evtonotati ke psihin andriotati, to onti Thii, ke Theo pothinotati. Horos Agios ke Theolekton sistima. Martires Tessarakona, i isi tin Athlisin, isi tin gnonin ke isous, ke tous stefanous dexameni, Hriston disopite, tes psihes imon dothine, to Mega Eleos.

Praise

Him with timbrel and dance; praise Him with strings and flute. O decorated and unbeatable Regiment, the Towers of True Faith, You are Soldiers of Christ, rugged men, armoured and invincible. Most focussed in intellect, and most brave in soul are you, Truly Divine Men, and exceedingly Loved by God, and a Holy Choir, and a Godchosen Army Corps. O Forty Martyrs of our Lord, all equal in suffering, in frame of mind equal, and receiving equal laural crowns. To Christ pray intently, and Entreat His Great Mercy to be granted to our souls.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now


eonon.

Heris

Mighty, Sacred Assembly, Rejoice!

Amen Prostasia
fovera ke akateskinte, mi paridis, agathi, tas ikesias imon, panimfite Theotoke. Stirixon Orthodoxon politian. Soze nothen tin Nikin. Dioti etekes ton Theon, Moni Evlogimeni.

Amen
Theotokion

Champion Dread, Who cannot be put to confusion, despise not our Petitions. O Good One, All Lauded Birth-giver of our God, establish Thou the State of those who hold the Orthodox Faith; Save our Godfearing Rulers, whom Thou has called to rule over us, and bestow upon them Victory from Heaven: for Thou gave Birth to God, O Only Blessed One.

Enite

Afton en kimvalis evihis; enite Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion.

Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;


praise Him with loud cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.

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iper Hristou os Athlisas, tou ton apanton Despotou.

endured the elements, fire and air and water and earth with the fourfold Virtues, all for the Almighty Master. Redemption from the Curse and Adams re-establishment. Hail, O Pure Theotokos, the Hope and Shelter of the world! O Mother of our God, Hail! O Vehicle Divine, Hail! Hail, O Ladder and East Gate! Hail, O Swift and Light Cloud! Hail, the Release of Eva!

Litany of Fervent Supplications

Eleison

Theotokion

imas O Theos, kata to Mega Eleos Sou, deometha Sou, epakouson ke Eleison.

PRIEST

Here kataras litrosis, ke tou Adam Hail,


anaklisis. Here Agni Theotoke, elpis ke Skepi tou kosmou! Here semni Mitrothee! Here to Thion ohima! Here i Klimax ke pili! Here koufi nefeli! Here tis Evas i lisis!

Have Mercy on us, O God, according to Thy great Mercy, we pray Thee, hear us and have Mercy Lord have mercy [3] Again, let us pray
and devout Christians for all Orthodox

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha iper Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha

PEOPLE PRIEST

ton eusovon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon.

PEOPLE PRIEST

Lauds: The Praises to God

- Psalm 148

iper tou Arhipiskopou (SERGIOU) ke pasis tis en Hristo Adelfotitos.

our Archbishop (SERGIOS) and all our Brotherhood in Christ.

Lord have mercy [3] Again, we pray for

ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD

Pasa

pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Let everything that has breath Enite ton Kyrion ek ton praise the Lord. Praise the Ouranon. Enite Afton en tis Lord from the Heavens; praise Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos to Him in the Highest. To Thee Theo. praise is due, O God. Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Aftou. Enite Afton, pase e Him, all His Powers. To Thee Dinamis Aftou. Si prepi praise is due, O God. imnos to Theo. Psalm 150 F e s t a l V e r s e s - T O N E ( 5 ) P L A G A L 1
LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD!

Kyrie Eleison [3] Oti eleimon 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.

PEOPLE PRIEST

and Loving God, and to Thee we give Glory, to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of ages.

Lord have mercy [3] For Thou art a Merciful

Amin En Onomati
Pater.

PEOPLE

Amen

Kyriou

Evlogison,

In the Name of the Lord, Bless us,


Father.
PRIEST

Enite

Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Enite Afton kata to plithos tis Megalosinis Aftou. Martirikin Adelphi, met egkomion animnisomen falanga, to krii irpolithisan, ke ton tis planis krimon, diapiro zilo pirpolisasan. Straton genneotaton, ierotaton sintagma, sinaspismon te arragi ke anikton. Tous tis Pisteos, perivolous ke filakas, Martiras Tessarakonta, horian tin entheon. Tis Ekklisias tous presvis, tous dinatos iketevontas, Hriston katapempse, tes psihes imon irinin, ke Mega Eleos.

Praise

Him for His Mighty Acts. Praise Him according to the greatness of His Majesty. praises with Hymns extolling the platoon of the Martyred Saints, for they were consumed by freezing, and they themselves thus consumed the chill of delusion by their ardent zeal. An Army Most Valorous, a contingent most Hallowed, they fought as comrades, all for one and invincible. They were Gardians of the Faith, a Protective Wall. Such are the Forty Martyred Saints, a Chorus Inspired by God, the Churchs Great Intercessors, who make Entreaties Most Powerful to Christ, that He send down lasting Peace upon the world and Great Mercy on our souls.

Doxa

Defte

Come, O Brethren, and let us sing

ti Agia ke Omoousio ke Zoopio ke Adiereto Triadi, pantote, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Glory to the Holy, Consubstantial, Life-giving and Undivided Trinity, always, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Amen

Amin
irini, en anthropis evdokia. [3]

PEOPLE

Praises to Almighty God

Doxa en ipsistis Theo ke epi gis Glory Kyrie,


ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma mou anageli tin enesin Sou. [2]

to God in the Highest, and on earth Peace, Good Will towards mankind. [3]

Lord, open Thou my lips, and my mouth shall show forth Thy praise [2]

MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD

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The Six Psalms Psalm 3


Help For The Afflicted

Katavasia of the Ever Blessed Theotokos -

9th Ode

Apas

Kyrie,

ti eplithinthisan i thlivontes me ?

O Lord, Many

why do those who afflict me multiply? are those who rise up against me. are those who say to my soul: There is no Salvation for him in his God. (PAUSE)

Polli epanistante ep eme.


Sotiria afto en to Theo aftou. DIPALMA).
(

Polli legovsi ti psihi mou: Ouk esti Many Si de Kyrie, Antiliptor mou, Foni Ego
i Doxa mou, ke ipon tin kefalin mou. mou pros Kyrion ekeraxa, ke epikouse mou ex Orous Agiou Aftou. ( DIPALMA).

gigenis skiratato to pnevmati lampadouhoumenos. Panigirizeto de ailon noon fisis, gererousa TA IERA THAVMASIA tis Theomitoros ke voato. Heris, Pammakariste Theotoke Agni, Aiparthene.

Let

every mortaL born on earth, carrying his lamp, in spirit leap for Joy; and let the Orders of Angelic Powers celebrate and honour THE HOLY FEAST of the Theotokos, and let them cry: Hail, All Blessed Theotokos, Pure and Ever Virgin!

But I

Thou, O Lord, art my Protector, my Glory, and the One Who lifts up my head.

The Small Litany

Eti

ke eti, en Irini tou Kyriou deithomen. Eleison ke Diafilaxon imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti ipere vlogimenis, endoxou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias meta panton ton Agion Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke alilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo parathometha.
M AK E TH E SI GN OF TH E

PRIEST

Again, yet again, in Peace let us pray to the Lord.


upon us, and Protect us, O God, by Thy Grace.

cried to the Lord with my voice, and He heard me from His Holy Mountain. (PAUSE) I awoke, for the Lord helps me.

Kyrie Eleison Antilavou Soson,

Lord have mercy PRIEST Help us, Save us, have Mercy
PEOPLE PEOPLE PRIEST

ekimithin ke ipnosa; exigerthin, oti Kyrios antilipsete mou. fovithisome apo mnriadon laou, ton kiklo epitithemenon mi.

I lay down and slept; I

Ou

will not be afraid of tens of thousands of people who set themselves against me and who surround me. God, for Thou struck all those who were foolishly at enmity with me Thou broke the teeth of sinners.

Amin/Kyrie eleison Tis Panagias, ahrantou,

Anastra

Kyrie Soson me O Theos mou, oti Si epataxas pantas tous ehthrenontas mi mateos, odontas amartolon sinetripsas.

Arise, O Lord, and Save me, O my

Holy, All Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, with all the Saints, let us commit ourselves and each other, and all our life to Christ our God.
& BO W D O WN TO GOD

Amen/Lord have mercy Remembering our Most

C RO SS

Tou Ego

Kyriou i Sotiria, ke epi ton Laon Sou i Evlogia Sou. ipnosa; Kyrios

Salvation I

is of the Lord, and Thy Blessing is upon Thy People.

Si Kyrie Oti Se Enousi pase e Dinamis ton


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

To Thee, O Lord! PRIEST For all the Powers of Heaven


PEOPLE

ekimithin ke exigerthin, oti antilipsete mou.

lay down and slept; I awoke, for the Lord helps me.

Psalm 37 [38]
A Psalm Of Repentance

Amin
me in

praise Thee, and to Thee we ascribe Glory: to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
PEOPLE

Amen

Kyrie, mi to Thimo Sou elegxis me, O Lord, do not rebuke me in Thy


mide ti Orgi Sou pedevsis me! Wrath, nor chasten Thine Anger!

Praises to the Lord

Oti

ta Veli Sou enepagisan mi, ke epestirixas ep eme tin Hira Sou.

For

Agios Kyrios O Theos imon! [3] Ipsoute Kyrion ton Theon imon
ke proskinite to ipopodio ton podon aftou.

Holy is the Lord our God [3] Exalt the Lord our God; and bow
down before His footstool

Thine arrows pierce me deeply and Thy Hand rests upon me. is no healing in my flesh because of Thy Wrath, nor any Peace in my bones because of my sins.

Oti Agios esti!


Horos tetradekarithmos, Martyron Tessarakonta, tis ipertheou Triados, ton areton tetraktii, piros aeros idatos, ke gis stihion tetrados, asmasi Thiis imnistho,

For He is Holy!
TONE 2

Ouk estin iasis en ti sarki mou apo There


prosopou tis Orgis Sou, ouk estin Irinin tis osteis mou apo prosopou ton amartion mou.

Festal Exaposteilarion

The two score me of the All Holy Trinity, the Choir of Forty Martyrs contended for Christ the Saviour. Let them be praised in Sacred Sons, for they

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Oti epiise mi Megalia O dinatos ke For


Agion to Onoma Aftou, ke to Eleos Aftou is genean ke genean tis fovoumenis Afton.
STIHOS

He Who is Mighty has magnified me, and Holy is His Name; and His Mercy is upon those who Fear Him, throughout all generations.

Oti

e anomei mou iperiran tin kefalin mou, osi fortion vari evapinthisan ep eme.

For My I

my transgressions rise up over my head - like a heavy burden they press me down. wounds grow foul and fester because of My foolishness.

Prosoxesan Etaleporisa

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
has shown Strength with His Arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

ke espisan i milopes mou, apo proopou ti afrosinis mou.

Epiise

Kratos en Vrahioni Aftou dieskorpisen iperifanous diania kardias afton. Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

He

ke katekamfthin eos telous olin tin imeran skithropazon eporefomin, oti i psihi mou eplisthi empegmon, ke ouk estin iasis en ti sarki mou. irfomin apo kardias mou. stenagmou tis

suffer misery, and I am utterly bowed down all day long I mourn, for my loins are filled with mockeries, and there is no healing in my flesh.

Ekakothin ke etpinothin eos sfodra, I am afflicted and great humbled;


I roar because of the groaning of my heart.

STIHOS

Tin

VERSE

More

Ke I

enantion sou pasa i epithimia mou, ke o stenagmos mou ouk apekrivi apo Sou.

Lord, all my desire is before Thee and My sighing is not hidden from Thee. heart is troubled my strength fails me, and even the light of my eyes has failed me. friends and neighbours who draw near stand against me, and my family stands afar off.

kardia mou etarahthi, egkatlipe me i ishis mou, ke to fos ton ofthalmon mou ouk esti met emou. fili mou ke i plision mou ex enantias mou ingisan ke estisan, ke i engista mou makrothen estisan. exeviazonto i psihin mou. Ke kaka mi elalisan dolistitas olin emeletisan. zitountes tin i zitountes ta mateotitas, ke tin imeran

My

Kathile

dinastas apo thronon ke ipsose tapinous. Pinontas eneplisen agathon ke ploutountas exapestile kenous.

He has put down the mighty from


their thrones, and has exalted the humble and meek. He has filled the empty with Good Things, and the rich He has sent away empty.
VERSE

My

Ke

And those who seek my soul use


violence, and those who seek evil for me speak foolishness, and they plan deception all day long.

STIHOS

Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

Tin

Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

More Honourable than the

Ego, de osi kofos ouk ikonon, ke osi


alalos ouk anigon to stoma aftou.

I,

like a deaf man, do not hear and I am like a mute who does not open his mouth. I am like a man who does not hear and who has no reproofs in his mouth.

Antelaveto

Israil pedos Aftou mnisthine Eleous kathos elalise pros tous Pateras imon, to Avraam ke to spermati aftou eos eonos.

He,

remembering His Mercy, has helped His servant Israel, as He promised to our Forefather, Abraham and his seed forever.

Ke

egenomin osi anthropos ouk akouon, ke ouk ehon en to stomati aftou elegmou. epi Si Kyrie ilpisa, Si isakousi Kyrie O Theos mou. ipa: Mi pote epiharosi me i ehthri mou, ke en to salefthine podas mou, ep eme emegalorrimonisan. ego is mastigas etimos, ke i algidon mou enopion mou diapantos, oti tin anomian mou anangelon , merimniso iper tis

And For For

Oti Oti

in Thee, O Lord, I hope Thou will hear, O Lord my God. I said: Let not my enemies rejoice over me, for when my foot slips, they boasted against me. I am ready for wounds, and my pain is continually with me, for I will declare my transgressions, by

STIHOS

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Oti

For

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amartias mou. iper eme - ke eplithinthisan i misountes me adikos; i antapodidontes kaka anti Agathon, evdievallon me, epi katediokon Dikeosinin.

remembering my sins. enemies live, and have become stronger than me and those who hate me unjustly are multiplied; those who repaid me evil for good slandered me because I pursue Righteousness.

ODI 7

ODE 7

I de ehthri mou zosi, ke kekrateonte My

Ouk

elatrefsan ti ktisi i Theoforones para ton Ktisanta. Alla piros apilin andrios patisantes, herontes epsallon. Iperimnite, O ton Pateron Kyrios ke Theos, Evlogitos i

The

Mi egkatalipis me Kyrie O Theos Do not forsake Me, O Lord!


mou!

ODI 8

ODE 8

Holy Children bravely trampled upon the threatening fire, preferring not to worship created things rather than the Creator, and they sang in Joy: Blessed art Thou and praised above all: O Lord God of our Fathers! Praise, we Bless and we Worship the Lord!

Mi

apostis ap emou. Proshes is tin voithian mou Kyrie tis Sotirias mou! [2]

Enoumen,
My God, do not depart from me heed me and help me, O Lord of my Salvation!

Evlogoumen Proskinoumen ton Kyrios.

ke

We

Pedas evagis en ti kamino O tokos The


tis Theotokou diesosato, tote men tipoumenos, nin de energoumenos tin ikoumenin apasan agiri psallousan. Ton Kyrion imnite ta Erga ke iperipsoute is pantas tous eonas.

Psalm 62 [63]
Friendship With Almighty God

Theos O Theos mou pros Se orthrizo; edipise Se i psihi mou.

O God my

God: I rise early to be with Thee: my soul thirsts for Thee. often my flesh thirsts for Thee like a desolate, impassable and waterless land.

Pos aplos Si i sarx mou, en gi erimo How


ke avato ke anidro.

Offspring of the Theotokos saved the Holy Children in the furnace. He Who was then prefigured has since been born on earth, and He gathers together all Creation to sing: O ye Works of the Lord: Bless ye the Lord and exalt Him above all forever!

The Magnificat
STANDING BEFORE THE HOLY ICON OF THE EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS, THE PRIEST DECLARES THE FOLLOWING, AFTER WHICH HE CENSES THE SANCTUARY, HOLY ICONS AND CONGREGATION.

Outos Oti

en to Agio ofthin Si, tou idin tin Dinamin Sou ke tin Doxan Sou. krisson to Eleos Sou iper zoas,ta hili mou Epenesovsi Se. to Onomati Sou aro tas hiras mou.

So

in the Holy Place I appear before Thee, to behold Thy Power and Thy Glory. Thy Mercy is better than life, my lips shall praise Thee.

Because

Tin Theotokon ke Miter to

Fotos: en imnis timontes Meglinomen!


THE BELLS ARE

The

Theotokos and Mother of the Light: with hymns let us Magnify!


THIS POINT

Outos Evlogiso Se en ti zoi mou; en Thus will I Osi


steatos ke pititos emplisthii i psihi mou, ke hili agaliaseos enesi to Onoma Sou.

RUNG AT

Bless Thee in my life; in Thy Name I will lift up my hands. if with marrow and fatness may my soul be filled, and with rejoicing lips my mouth shall sing praises to Thy Name.

Megalini i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke My


igaliase to pnevma mou epi to Theo to Sotiri mou.
STIHOS

As

soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Saviour.

I emnimonefon Sou epi tis stromnis If I remember Thee on my bed, at


mou, en tis orthris emeleton is Se, oti egnithis Voithos mou, ke en ti Skepi ton Pterigon Sou Agaliasome. daybreak I meditate on Thee; for Thou art my Helper, and in the Shelter of Thy Wings will I greatly rejoice.

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
of His Handmaiden: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me Blessed.

Oti epevlepsen epi tin tapinosin tis For He has regarded the Humility
doulis Aftou. Idou gar apo tou nin Makariousi me pase i genee.
STIHOS

Ekollithi

i psihi mou opiso Sou emou antelaveto i Dexia Sou.

My

Anti de is matin exitisan tin psihin


mou, iselefsonte is ta katotata tis gis.

soul follows closely behind Thee Thy right Hand upholds me.

Yet

Paradothisonte

those who seek my soul in vain, shall go into the lowest parts of the earth. shall be delivered to the sword - a portion for foxes.

is hiras romfeas merides alopekon esonte.

They

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
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Ti

afti imera i Agii Martires, Pappos, Mammi, Patir, Mitir, ke dio tekna, xifi teliounte.

On

this day the Holy Martyrs, a Grandfather, Grandmother, Father, Mother and two children, were Perfected in Martyrdom by sword. their Holy Intercessions, O God, have mercy on us.
TONE 4

de Vasilefs evfranthisete epi to Theo, epenethisete pas O onmion en Afto oti enefragi stoma lalounton adika. tis orthris emeleton is Se: oti egnithis Voithos mou, ke en ti Skepi ton Pterigon Sou Agaliasome. i psihi mou opiso Sou, emou antelaveto i dexia Sou. Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

The King, however,

shall be glad in God; everyone who swears by Him shall be praised, for mouths that speak unrighteous things are stopped. dawn I meditate on Thee: for Thou art my Helper, and in the Shelter of Thy Wings will I greatly Rejoice. soul follows closely behind Thee Thy right Hand upholds me. Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to theAges of Ages. to Thee, O

Tes

afton Agiis Presvies, O Theos, eleison imas

By

En

At

Amin.
ODI 1

Amen
K a t a v a s i a o f t h e Ev e r B l e s s e d T h e o t o k o s ODE 1

Ekollithi

My

Anixo to stoma mou ke plirothisete I


Pnevmatos ke logon erevxome ti Vasilidi Mitri. Ke ofthisome fedros Panigirizon ke aso gnothomenos TAFTIS TA
THAVMATA.
ODI 3

shall open my mouth and the Spirit will inspire it, and I shall utter the words of my song to the Queen and Mother: I shall be seen radiantly keeping Feast and JOYFULLY PRAISING
HER MIRACLES

Doxa

Glory to the Father, and to the

ODE 3

Tous

Sous Imnologous, Theotoke, izosa ke Afthonos Pigi, Thiason Sigkrotisantas Pnevmatikon, stereoson. Ke en ti Thia Doxi Sou Stefanon Doxis axioson.

O Mother of God, Thou living and


plentiful Fount, grant strength to those united in Spiritual Fellowship, who sing Hymns of Praise to Thee: and in Thy Divine Glory grant them Crowns of Glory.
ODE 4

Amin Amen Alleluia [3] Doxa Si, O Theos Alleluia[3] Glory


[3]

Kyrie Eleison [3] Doxa Patri ke Amin Kyrie

God

[3]

Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Lord have mercy [3] Glory to the Father, and to the


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

ODI 4

Tin

anexihniaston Thian Voulin tis ek tis Parthenou sarkoseos Sou to Ipsistou O Profitis Abbakoum katanoon ekravgaxe. Doxa ti Dinami Sou, Kyrie

Perceiving

the Unsearchable Purpose of God concerning Thine Incarnation from a Virgin, O Most High, the Prophet Habakkuk cried: Glory to Thy Power, O Lord!

Amen
Psalm 87 [88]
The Darkness Of Death

ODI 5

ODE 5

O Theos tis Sotirias mou: imeras ekeraxa ke en nikti Evantion Sou.

Lord, God of my Salvation: I cry out day and night before Thee. my Prayer come before Thee. Incline Thine Ear to my Supplication, O Lord, for my soul is filled with sorrows, and my life draws near to Hades.

Exesti ta simpanta epi ti Thia Doxi The


Sou. Si gar, apirogame Parthene, eshes en Mitra ton epi Panton Theon ke tetokas ahronon Iion, pasi tis imnousi Se Sotirian vravevousa.

ODI 6

ODE 6

whole world was amazed at Thy Divine Glory: for Thou, O Virgin, Who has not known wedlock, has been Translated from earth to the Eternal Mansions to the Life without end, bestowing Salvation upon all who sing Thy praises.

Iseltheto

enopion Sou i prosefhi mou klinon to ous Sou is tin disin mou, Kyrie, oti eplisthi kakon i psihi mou, ke is zoi mou to Adi ingise. meta ton katavenonton is Lakkon egenithin os anthropos avoithitos, en neris eleftheros, osi trafmatie errimmeni kathendontes en tafo, on ouk emnisthis eti, ke afti ek tis Hiros Sou aposthisan. me en lakko katotato, en skotinis ke en Skia Thanatou.

Let

Proselogisthin

I am counted among those who go


down to the Pit - I am like a helpless man, free among the dead - like slain men thrown down and sleeping in a tomb, whom Thou Remembers no more, and who are removed from Thy Hand.

Tin

Thian Taftin ke Pantimon Telountes Eortin i Theofrones tis Theomitoros, defte tas hiras krotisomen, ton ex aftis tehthenta Theon Doxazontes.

As

we celebrate this Sacred and Solemn Feast of the Theotokos, let us come, clapping our hands, O people of the Lord, and Glorifying God Who was Born of her.

Ethento

They laid me in the lowest pit, in


dark places and in the Shadow of Death.

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Ep eme epestirihthi O Thimos Sou, Thy


ke pantas tous metorismous Sou epigages ep eme! ( DIAPALMA)

Wrath rested upon me, and Thou brought all Thy Billows over me. (PAUSE) removed my acquaintances far from me; they made me an abomination among themselves I was betrayed, and did not escape. eyes have weakened from poverty. and I cry to Thee, O Lord - all day long I stretch out my hands to Thee. Thou work Wonders for the dead? Or will Physicians raise them up, and acknowledge Thee?

Festal Kontakion Tone (6) Plagal 2

Pasan

Emakrinas

tous gnostous mou ap emou, ethento me vdeligma eaftis; paredothin ke ouk exeporevomin. ofthalmi mou isthenisan apo ptohias, ke ekekraxa pros Se Kyrie olin tin imeran, dipestasa pros se tas hiras mou. tis nekris piisis Thavmasia? I Iatri anastisofsi ke Exomologisonte Si?

Thou

stratian tou kosmou katalipontes, to en Ouranis Despoti prosekollithite, Athlofori Kyriou Tessarakonta. Dia piros gar ke idatos, dielthontes makarii, epaxios ekomisasthe, DOXAN EK TON
OURANON, PLITHIN. KE STEFANON

When

My

You had forsaken every worldly battalian, then You joined Yourselves unto the Master in Heaven, as the Lords Forty Contenders who won the Prize. Inasmuch as You have gone through fire and through water, O Blessed Ones, You worthily received HEAVENLY
GLORY FROM ON HIGH, MANIFOLD CROWNS AND

Mi

Will

Festal Oikos

To

Mi diigisete tis en tafo to Eleos Sou, Shall anyone in the tomb describe
ke tin Alithian Sou en ti apolia? Thy Mercy and Thy Truth in Destruction?

Mi

gnosthisete en to Skoti ta Thavmasia Sou, ke i Dikeosini Sou en gi eplelismeni? pros Se, Kyrie, ekeraxa, ke toproi i prosevhi mou profthasi Se.

Shall

Thy Wonders be known in Darkness, and Thy Righteousness in a Forgotten Land? the morning my Prayer shall come near to Thee.

Kago Inati

Yet I, O Lord, cry to Thee, and in Why, O Lord, dost Thou reject me
hiding Thy Face from me?

Kyrie apothis tin prosevhin mou - apostrefis to Prosopon Sou ap emou? imi ego ke en kopis ek neotitos mou; ipsothis de etapinothin ke exiporithin. eme diilthon e Orge Sou; ke i Foverismi Sou exetaraxan me ekiklosan me os idor - olin tin imeran periehon me ama. ap emou filon, ke tous gnostous mou apo taleporias.

en Throno astekto epohoumeno, to ektinanti ton Ouranon kathaper derrin, to tin gin edrasanti, ke sinaxanti ta idata is tas sinagogas afton, to ta panta ek mi onton piisanti iparhin, ke pasi horigounti pnoin ke Zoin, to prosdehomeno ton Arhangelon ton imnon, ke ip Angelon Doxazomeno, ke ipo panton proskinoumeno, Hristo to pantokratori, to Plasti ke Teho imon, prospipto O anaxios prosagon mou tin deisin, Logou Harin eton, ina ishiso efsevos imnise kago tous Agious, ous aftos edixas nikitas, drisamenos
AFTIS DOXAN EK TON OURANON, KE STEFANON PLITHIN.

Ptohos

Poor am I and in trouble since my


youth; yet having been exalted, I was humbled and brought into despair.

Christ the Ruler over all, our Creator and God, the One Who is carried on an insufferable Throne, Who stretched out the Heavens like a curtain, established the earth, and gathered the water into its places, who brought all things from nothingness into being, and who gives breath and Life to all, Who receives praise from the Archangels, and is Glorified by Angels and worshipped by all: I the unworthy come before Thee and bring my Prayer, asking for the Grace of Speech, so that I may piously extol the Holy Martyrs, whom Thou showed to be Bictorious, and to whom Thou hast given HEAVENLY
GLORY FROM ON HIGH, MANIFOLD CROWNS. AND

Ep

Thy fierce Anger passed over me,


and Thy Terrors greatly troubled me they compass me like water all day long they surround me all at once.

Synaxarion 9 March

Ti

tou aftou minos, Mnimi ton


Agion Megalon Tessarakonta Martyron, ton en Sevastia ti poli martirisanton.

On the 9

Emakrinas Kyrie

Thou

removed far from me neighbour, friend and my acquaintances because of my misery.

th day of this month, we Commemorate the Great Holy Forty Martyrs who were martyred in the city of Sebastia.

Ti Ti

O Theos tis Sotirias mou imeras ekeraxa ke en nikti evantion Sou.

afti imera, mnimi tou Agiou Martiros Ourpasianou. afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou Kesariou, Adelphou tou Agiou Grigoriou tou Theologou.

On

Lord, God of my Salvation: I cry out day and night before Thee.

this day we Commemorate the Holy Martyr, St Urpasianos of Nicomedia. Caesarios, brother of Gregory the Theologian. St

On this day we Commemorate St

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Ikoumenikon Didaskalon: Vasiliou tou Megalou, Grigoriou tou Theologon ke Ioannou tou Hrisostomou; Ananasiou ke Kirillou, Patriarhon Alexandries...

Ecumenical Teachers: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom; Athanasios, Cyril [and John the Almsgiver] Patriarchs of Alexandria...

Iseltheto

enopion Sou i prosefhi mou klinon to ous Sou is tin disin mou, Kyrie.

Let

my Prayer come before Thee. Incline Thine Ear to my Supplication, O Lord.

Psalm 102 [ 103 ]


A Prayer Of Praise For Gods Mercy And His Angelic Hosts

Nikolaou

tou en Myris, Nektarios Pentapolis, Spyridonos Episkopou Trymithountos, ton Thavmatourgon...

Of

our Holy Father Nicholas of Myra, Nektarios of Pentapolis, Spyridon of Trymithountos the Wonderworkers... the Holy and Glorious great Martyrs: George the Victorious, Demetrios the Myrrh-gusher, Theodore the Tyron, Theodore the General, Menas the Wonder-worker, and the Hieromartyrs: Charalambos and Eleftherios... the Holy, Glorious, Great Martyrs: Thekla, Barbara, Anastasia, Catherine, Kyriaki, Photini, Marina, Paraskevi and Irene... the Holy, Glorious Victorious Martyrs... our Venerable and Ascetic Illuminators ... and Godly

Evlogi

i psihi mou ton Kyrion, ke panta ta entos mou to Onoma to Agion Aftou. epilanthanou pasas tas Enesis Aftou: Ton evilatefonta pases tes anomies sou; ton iomenon pasas tas nosous sou; ton litroumenon ek fthoras tin Zoin sou; ton stefanounta se en Elei ke Iktirmis; ton empiplonta en Agathis tin epithimian sou; anakenisthisete os meou i neotis sou.

Bless

the Lord, O my soul; and everything within me: Bless His Holy Name! the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His Rewards: He Who is Merciful towards all your transgressions, Who heals all your diseases, Who Redeems your Life from corruption, Who crowns you with Mercy and Compassion, Who satisfies your desire with Good Things; and Renews your youth like the eagle.

Ton

Agion Evdoxon Megalomartyron: Georgiou tou Tropeoforou, Dimitriou tou Mirovlitou, Theodorou tou Tironos, Theodorou tou Stratilatou, Mina tou Thavmtourgou, ke Ieromartirou Haralambos ke Eleftheriou... Agion Evdoxon, Megalon Martyron: Theklas, Varvaras, Anastasias, Ekaterinis, Kyriakis, Photinis, Marinas, Paraskevis ke Irinis... Agion Evdoxon ke Kallinikon Martyron... Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon ton en Askisei Lampsanton...

Of

Evlogi i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke mi Bless

Ton

Of

Pion

eleimosinas O Kyrios, krima pasi tis adikoumenis.

ke

The He

Ton Ton

Of Of

Lord shows Mercies and Judgement to all who are wronged. made known His Ways to Moses His Will to the Sons of Israel. Lord - slow to anger, and abounding in Mercy.

Egnorise tas odous aftou to


.

Mosisi tis Iis Israil ta Thelimata Aftou

Iktirmon Ouk

Tou (AGIOU TOU NAOU) ... Of (THE PATRON OF THE PARISH) ... Ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Of the Holy and Righteous
Ioakim ke Annis, ke ( SAINT) tin MNIMIN episteloumen, ke Panton Sou ton Agion... Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, and of (SAINT) whose memory we Commemorate today, and of all Thy Saints... beseech Thee, the Only, Most Merciful Lord: hear us sinners who pray unto Thee, and have Mercy on us. and Bounties and Compassion of Thine Only Begotten Son, with Whom Thou art Blessed, together with Thine All Holy, and Good, and Life-giving Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

ke Eleimon O Kyrios, makrothimos ke Polieleos. is telos orgisthisete, oude is ton eona minii.

Compassionate and Merciful is the He


will not become angry to the end, nor will He be wrathful forever. does not deal with us according to our sins, nor rewards us accoding to our transgressions, for according to the height of Heaven from earth, so the Lord reigns in Mercy over those who Fear Him as far as the East is from the West, so does He remove our transgressions from us! a father has compassion for his children, so does our Lord have Compassion on those who Fear Him, for He knows how He formed us He remembers that we are clay.

Ou kata tas amartias imon epiisen He


imin, oude kata tas anomias imon antapedoken imin, oti kata to ipso tou Ouranou apo tis gis, ekrateose Kyrios to Eleos Aftou epi tous Fovoumenous Afton - kathoson apehousin anatole apo dismon, emakrinen af imin tas anomias imon.

Iketevomen Se, Mone Polielee Kyrie: We


epakouson imon ton amartolon deomenon Sou ke Eleison imas.

Kyrie Eleison [12] Elei, ke Iktirmis,

PEOPLE PRIEST

ke Filanthropia tou Monogenous Sou Iou, meth ou Evlogitos is, sin to Panagio, ke Agatho, ke Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, nin ke ai, ke is tous Eonas ton Eonon.

Lord have mercy [12] Through the Mercies

Kathos

iktiri patir iious oktirise Kyrios tous fovoumenous afton, oti aftos egno to plasma imon Mnisthiti oti hous esmen.

As

Amin
26.

PEOPLE

Amen

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Anthropos

- osi hortos e imere aftou, osi anthos tou agrou outos exanthisi. Oti pnevma diilthen en afto, ke ouk iparxi, ke ouk epignosete eti ton topon aftou.

As for mankind his days are like


grass - like a flower of the field he flourishes; for the wind passes over it, and it shall not remain and it shall no longer know its place.

Amin Tis Sotirias

To

de Eleos tou Kyriou apo to Eonos ke Eos tou Eonos epi tous Fovoumenous Afton. tis filassousi tin Diathikin Aftou, ke memnimenis ton Entolon Aftou tou Piise Aftas.

Yet the Mercy of the Lord is from


Age to Ages upon those who Fear Him. His Righteousness is upon childrens children to those who keep His Covenant and remember His Commandments to obey them.

evthinon mi trivous, Theotoke; eshres gar katerriposa tin ihin amarties, os rathimos ton vion mou olon ekdapanisas; tes ses Presvies rise me pasis akatharsias.

Amen Prepare

for me the Ways of Salvation, O Theotokos; for I have profaned myself with coarse sins, and consumed my whole life with procrastination. But by Thine Intercessions Purify me from all abominations. mercy on me, O God, according to Thy Great Mercy; according to the multitude of Thy Mercies take away my offences.
(6) PLAGAL 2

Ke i Dikeosini Aftou epi iious iion, And

Eleison

me, O Theos, kata to Mega Eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton iktirmon Sou Exalipson to anomima mou.

Have

Kyrios

en to Ourano itimase ton Thronon Aftou, ke i Vasilia Aftou panton despozi. ton Kyrion pantes Angeli Aftou, dinati ishii piountes ton Logon Aftou - tou akouse tis Fonis ton Logon Aftou. ton Kyriou passe e Dinamis Aftou - Litourgi Aftou piountes ta Thelimata Aftou ton Kyrion pante ta Erga Aftou, en panti topo tis Despotias Aftou. i pshihi mou ton Kyrion. [2]

The

Lord prepared His Throne in Heaven and His Kingdom rules over all. Mighty in Strength who do His Word - who heed the Voice of His Words.

IHOS (6) PLAGA B

TONE

Ta

Evlogite

Bless the Lord, all you His Angels

Evlogite Evlogite Evlogi

Bless the Lord, all you His Hosts


His Ministers who do His Will.

plithi ton pepragmenon mi dinon ennoon O talas, tremo tin foveran Imeran Tis Kriseos. Alla tharron is to Eleos tis Evsplaghnias Sou, os O David voo Si: Eleison me O Theos kata to Mega Sou Eleos.

When

I think of the multitude of my evil deeds, I tremble for the terrible Day of Judgement. But trusting the Compassion of Thy Mercy, I shout to Thee like David: Have Mercy upon me, O God, according to Thy Great Mercy!

Prayer of Salvation

Bless the Lord, all His Works, in all


places of His Dominion!

Soson

O Theos ton Laon Sou, ke Evlogison tin Klironomian Sou. ton kosmon Sou en Elei ke Iktirmis.

PRIEST

O Lord, Save Thy People and Bless Thine Inheritance.


the Horn of Orthodox Christians, and send down upon us Thy rich Mercies.

Episkepse Ipsoson

Visit

Bless, O my soul, the Lord!

Thy world with Mercies and Bounties.

Psalm 142 [143]


Waiting In The [Spiritual] Darkness For The [Divine] Light

Keras Hristianon Orthodoxon ke katamempson ef imas ta Elei Sou ta Plousia. tis Panahrantou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias...

Exalt

Kyrie

isakouson tis Prosefhis mou; enotise tin deisin mou en ti Alithia Sou, epakouson mou en ti Dikeosini Sou. mi iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Sou, oti ou Dikeothisete enopion Sou pas zon. Katedioxen O ehthros tin psihin mou. Etapinosen is tin gin tin zoin mou, ekathise me

Lord hear my Prayer; hear my Supplication in Thy Truth answer me in Thy Righteousness. with Thy servant, for in Thy Sight no-one living is Righteous.

Presvies Dinami

Through

the Intercessions of our All Pure Lady, the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary...

Ke

And do not enter into Judgement

tou Timiou ke Zoopiou Stavrou...

Through the Might of the Precious


and Life-giving Cross...

Prostasies Ikesies

ton Timion, Epouranion Dinameon Asomaton...

Through Of

Oti

For

the enemy1 persecutes my soul. He humbled my life to the ground, he caused me to dwell

the Protection of the honourable Bodiless Powers of Heaven... the honourable, glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John; of the Holy, Glorious and All Laudable Apostles... our Fathers among the Saints the Great Hierarchs and

O U R E N E M I E S ARE NOT ONLY OUR PHYSICAL, HUMAN ENEMIES, BUT ESPECIALLY THE INVISIBLE ENEMIES THE EVIL ONE AND HIS DEMONS WHO OBSESSIVELY AND CEASELESSLY, SEEK OUR DESTRUCTION AND FAILURE IN OUR EARTHLY AND ETERNAL ENDEAVOURS. BUT, NO MATTER HOW THEY TEMPT US INTO SPIRITUAL DEATH, THE CHOICE IS OURS TO MAKE OBEY GOD AND REAP ALL THE SPIRITUAL AND PHYSICAL OURS BENEFITS SPIRITUAL LIFE WITH GOD - OR CHOOSE THE WEAKER, DESTRUCTIVE, SELF-INDULGENT TEMPTATIONS THAT LEAD US TO SPIRITUAL DEATH AND EVENTUALLY, ETERNAL CONDEMNATION AND ALIENATION FROM GOD AND EVERYTHING GOOD!

tou Timiou, ke Evdoxou Profitou, Prodromou, ke Vaptisou Ioannou; ton Agion Endoxon ke panevfimon Apostolon... en Agiis Pateron Megalon Ierarhon, imon, ke

Ton

Of

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Hymns of

Divine Mercy

en skotinis os nekrous eonos.

Doxa Tes

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

in dark places like one who was long dead.

Ke

TON ATHLOFORON presvies, eleimon, exalipson ta plithi ton emon egklimaton.

Through

the intercessions of THE HOLY MARTYRS, O Merciful One, blot out the multitude of our transgressions.

ikidiasen ep eme to pnevma mou - en emi etrahthi i kardia mou. imeron arheon, ke emeletisa en pasi tis Ergis Sou en piimasi ton Hiron Sou emeleton. pros se tas hiras mou -i psihi mou os gi anidros Si.

And

my spirit was in anguish within me - my heart was troubled within.

Emnisthin

I remembered the days of old, and


I meditated on all Thy Works I meditated on the Works of Thy Hands.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. Ages.

Dipetasa

Amin Tes

tis Theotokou Presvies, Eleimon, exalipson ta plithi ton emon egklimaton.

Amen Through the Intercessions of the


Theotokos, O Merciful One, blot out the multitude of our transgressions.
TONE 2

stretch out my hands to Thee my soul thirsts for Thee like a waterless land. (PAUSE) me speedily, O Lord my spirit faints within me. who go

Tahi isakouson mou, Kyrie - exelie Hear


to pnevma mou! emou, ke omiothisome katavenonsin is Lakkon. Sou, oti epi Si ilpisa. tis

Mi aspostrepsis to Prosopon Sou ap Turn not Thy Sight from me, lest I
become like those down into the Pit.

Festal Idiomelon

Eleison

me, O Theos, kata to Mega Eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton iktirmon Sou Exalipson to anomima mou.

Have

mercy upon according to Thy according to the Thy Mercies do offences.

me, O God, Great Mercy; multitude of away mine

Akouston piison mi to proi to Eleos Cause me to hear Thy Mercy in the


morning, for I hope in Thee.

Gnorison Exelou

Profitikos

anevoa O David en Psalmis: Diilthomen dia piros ke idatos, e exigages imas is anapsihin, imis de Martires Hristou, di afton ton ergon to logion plirountes, diilthete dia piros te ke idatos, ke isilthete is tin Vasilian ton Ouranon. Dio presvevsate, Tessarakonta ontes Athlite, dorithine imin to Mega Eleos.

In the Psalms, David prophetically


said: We went through fire and water, and Thou let us to a Restful Place. And You, O Martyrs of Christ fulfilled this saying in very deed. For You went through fire and water, and You entered the Kingdom of Heaven. Therefore, O Forty Athletes, Intercede on our behalf that Great Mercy be granted to us.

mi, Kyrie, Odon en i porefsome, oti pros Se ira tin psihin mou.

Make

me know, O Lord, the Way wherein I should walk, for to Thee I lift up my soul.

me ek ton ehthron mou, Kyrie, oti pros Se katefigon. me tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Theos mou is Si. me en ti Evthia. me.

Deliver

me from my enemies, O Lord, for to Thee I flee for Refuge.

Didaxon

Teach me to do Thy Will, for Thou


art my God. Uprightness. me Life.

To Pnevma Sou to Agathon Odigisi Thy Good Spirit shall Guide me in Eneka tou Onoma Sou, Kyrie, zisis For Thy Names sake O Lord, grant En
ti Dikeosini Sou exexis ek thlipseos ton psihin mou - ke en to Eleei Sou exolothrevsis tous ehthous mou - ke apolis pantas tous thlivontas tin psihin mou, oti doulos Sou imi ego.

Triodion Idiomelons

In

Doxa Tis

IHOS PLAGAL

Patri Pnevmati

ke

Io

ke

Agio

Glory Open

TONE PLAGAL 1

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit to me the Gates of Repentance, O Life-giver; for my soul goes early to the Temple of Thy Holiness, coming in the temple of my body, wholly polluted. But because Thou art Compassionate, Cleanse me by Compassion of Thy Mercies Ages

Metanias anixon mi Pilax, Zoodota. Arthrixi gar to pnevma mou pros Naon ton Agion Sou, Naon feron tou somatos olon esplomenon. All os iktirmon Katharon Evsplaghno Sou Elei.

Thy Righteousness Thou shall bring my soul out of affliction and in Thy Mercy Thou shall destroy my enemies and Thou shall utterly destroy all who afflict my soul, for I am Thy servant. Lord hear my Prayer; hear my Supplication in Thy Truth answer me in Thy Righteousness. with Thy servant, for in Thy Sight no-one living is Righteous.

Kyrie isakouson tis prosefhis mou, O


enotise tin deisin mou en ti alithia Sou, epakouson mou en ti Dikeosini Sou.

Ke

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

mi iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Sou, oti ou dikeothisete enopion Sou pas zon. [2]

And do not enter into Judgement

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To Pnevma Sou to Agathon Odigisi Thy Good Spirit shall Guide me in


me en ti Evthia. Uprightness.

Randiis Plinis

me issopo, katharisthisome. iper

ke hiona

Thou

shall sprinkle me with hyssop, and I will be Cleansed. made whiter than snow.

Doxa

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto Ages of Ages.
[3]

me, ke levkanthisome.

Thou shall wash me, and I will be Thou shall make me hear Joy and
Gladness my bones that were humbled shall greatly Rejoice. blot out all my transgressions.

Akoutiis

Amin Allelouia
Theos!

[(3)
[3]

Doxa

Si,

Amen Alleluia

mi agalliasin ke evfrosinin, agaliasonte ostea tetapinomena.

God. [3]

Glory

to Thee, O

Apostrepson to Prosopon Sou apo Turn Thy Sight from my sins, and
ton amartion mou, ke pasas tas anomias mou exalipson.

I Elpis imon, Kyrie, doxa Si! En irini tou Kyriou deithomen Kyrie Eleison Iper tis anothen Irinis ke tis Sotirias
ton psihon imon, tou Kyriou deithomen...

Our Hope, O Lord: Glory to Thee!


PRIEST

The Great Litany

Kardian katharan ktison en emi, O Create in me a clean heart, O God,


Theos, ke pnevma evthes Engenison en tis engatis mou. Sou, ke to Pnevma Sou to Agion mi antanelis ap emou. and Renew a right spirit within me. not cast me away from Thy Presence, and taken not Thy Holy Spirit from me.

In

Peace let us pray to the

Lord

Lord have mercy PRIEST For the Peace from Above and
PEOPLE

Mi aporripsis me apo tou Prosopou Do Apodos


mi tin Agalliasin tou Sotiriou Sou, ke Pnevmati Igemoniko stirixon me.

for the Salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord...


PEOPLE PRIEST

Restore

Kyrie Eleison Iper tis Irinis

tou simpantos kosmou, efsthias ton Agion tou Theou Ekklision ke tis ton panton enoseaos tou Kyriou deithomen... Ikou toutou ke ton meta Pisteos, evlavias ke Fovou Theou isionton en afto, tou Kyriou deithomen...

the whole world, for the well-being of the Holy Churches of God, and for the union of all, let us pray to the Lord....

Lord have mercy For the Peace of

Didaxo anomous tas Odous Sou, ke I asevis epi Se epistrepsousi. Rise


me ex ematon, O Theos, O Theos tis Sotirias mou, agalliasete i glossa mou tin Dikeosinin Sou. ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma mou aanangeli tin Enesin Sou, oti i ithelisas thisian, edoka an Olokaftomata ouk evdokisis. to Theo, pnevma

to me the Joy of Thy Salvation, and uphold me with Thy Guiding Spirit.

will teach transgressors Thy Ways, and the ungodly shall return to Thee. blood guiltiness, O God, the God of my Salvation, and my tongue shall greatly rejoice in Thy Righteousness.

Deliver me from

Kyrie Eleison Iper tou Agiou

Lord have mercy PRIEST For this Holy Temple, and for
PEOPLE

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

Kyrie

Kyrie Eleison Iper tou Patros

imon: Papa ke Patriarhi (T H E O D O R O U ) ke tou Arhiepiskopou imon (SERGIOU) tou timiou Presviteriou, tis en Hristo diakonias, pantos tou Kyriou ke tou laou tou Kyriou deithomen.

Pope & Patriarch ( T H E O D O R O S ) and for our Archbishop (SERGIOS,) for the venerable Priesthood of the Diaconate in Christ, for all the clergy and the laity, let us pray to the Lord.

Lord have mercy For our Father:

Lord, Thou shall open my lips, and my mouth will declare Thy Praise, for if Thou desired Sacrifice, I would give it Thou will not be pleased with Whole Burnt Offerings. Sacrifice to God is a broken spirit a broken and humbled heart God will not despise. Good, O Lord, in Thy Good Pleasure to Zion, and let the walls of Jerusalem be built, then Thou will be pleased with a Sacrifice of Righteousness, with Offerings and Whole Burnt Offerings - then shall they offer young bullocks on Thine Altar.

Thisia

sintetrimmenon Kardian sintetrimmenin ke tetapinomenin

O Theos ouk exoudenosi. tin Sion, ke ikodomithito ta tihi Ierousalim, tote eudokisis Thisian Dikeosinis, anaforan ke Olokaftomata - tote aniisousin epi to Thisiastirion Sou moshous.

Agathinon, Kyrie, en ti evdokia Sou Do

Kyrie Eleison Iper tis Koinotita

ke poleos taftis, pasis poleos, horas, ke ton pisti ikounton en aftes tou Kyriou deithomen. aeron, eforias ton karpon tis gis ke keron irinikon

Lord have mercy PRIEST For this Community and city,


PEOPLE

and for every city and country, and for the faithful who dwell therein, let us pray to the Lord

Kyrie Eleison Iper efkrasias

Lord have mercy PRIEST For seasonable weather,


PEOPLE

Eleison me, O Theos!


for

Have mercy on me, O God!

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anamartiton.

the only sinless One.

tou Kyriou deithomen.

Ton

Stavron Sou, Hriste, proskinoumen ke tin Agian Sou Anastasin imnoumen ke doxazomen. Si gar is Theos imon, ektos Sou allon ouk idamen, to Onoma Sou Onomazomen.

Thy Cross do we adore, O Christ,


and Thy Holy Resurrection we laud and glorify: For Thou art our God, and we know none other beside Thee. We call upon Thy Name.

the abundance of the fruits of the earth, and for peaceful times, let us pray to the Lord

Kyrie Iper

Eleison

Defte

pantes is Pisti Proskinisomen tin tou Hrisou Agian Anastasin. Idou gar ilthe dia tou Stavrou hara en olo to kosmo. evlongonntes ton Kyrion imnoumen tin Anastasin aftou. Stavron gar ipominas di imas, thanato thanaton olesen.

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

Lord have mercy PRIEST For those at sea,


PEOPLE

come, all ye Faithful, let us adore Christs Holy Resurrection. For behold, through the Cross is Joy come into all the world. Blessing the Lord, let us sing His Resurrection. For in that He endured the Cross, He has destroyed Death by death!

and those who travel by land or air, for the sick and the suffering, for captives and for their salvation, let us pray to the Lord from all affliction, wrath, danger and necessity, let us pray to the Lord

Kyrie Eleison Iper tou risthine

PEOPLE PRIEST

Diapantos

Ever

imas apo pasis thlipseos, orgis, kindinou ke anangis, tou Kyriou deithomen

Lord have mercy For our deliverance

Kyrie Eleison Antilavou Soson,

PEOPLE PRIEST

THE

P R I E S T S T A N D S A T T H E H O L Y A L T A R W I T H T H E H O L Y G O S P E L UNTIL THE CHOIR, CHANTING PSALM 50, THE PSALM OF REPENTANCE, REACHES THE VERSE FOR BEHOLD, THOU HAST LOVED THOU TRUTH THE PRIEST EXITS THE SANCTUARY AND STANDS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SOLEAS WHILE T H E C O N G R E G A T I O N VENERATES THE HOLY GOSPEL. AFTERWARDS, IN PROCESSION, T H E H O L Y G O S P E L I S C A R R I E D T O T H E B A C K O F T H E C H U R C H AND PLACED UPON THE ICON STAND SO THAT LATECOMERS MAY ALSO VENERATE GODS TRUTH.

Eleison ke Diafilaxon imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti. ipere vlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias meta panton ton Agion Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo parathometha.
MAKE THE

Lord have mercy Help us, Save us, have Mercy

upon us, and Preserve us, O God, by Thy Grace.

Amin/Kyrie eleison Tis Panagias, ahrantou,

Amen/Lord have mercy PRIEST Rembering our All Holy,


PEOPLE

Psalm 50/51
The Psalm Of Repentance

Eleison

me, O Theos kata to Mega Eleos Sou. exalipson to anomima mou.

Have

Mercy on me, O God, according to Thy Great Mercy. according to the abundance of Thy Compassion, blot out my transgressions.

Ke kata to plithos ton Iktirmon Sou Epi


plion plinon me apo tis anomias mou, ke apo tis amartias mou Katharison me. anomian mou ego ginosko, ke i amartia mou enopion mou esti diapantos.

And

Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, with all Thy Saints, let us commit ourselves and one another and our whole life to Christ our God.
& BOW DOWN TO GOD

SIGN OF THE CROSS


PEOPLE

Wash

me thoroughly from my lawlessness, and Cleanse me of my sin.

Si Kyrie Oti prepi

si pasa Doxa, Timi ke

PRIEST

Oti tin Si

For

I know my lawlessness, and my sin is always before me. Thee only have I sinned and done evil in Thy Sight that Thou may be Justified in Thy Words, and overcome when Thou art Judged.

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

To Thee, O Lord! For to Thee belong all Glory, Honour and Worship, to the
Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

mono imarton, ke to poniron enopion Sou epiisa. Opos an Dikeothis en tis Logis Sou, ke nikisis en to krinesthe Se.

Against

Amin Theos
Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O erhomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

PEOPLE

Amen

Psalm 117 /118


PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY

The

Idou gar en anomies sinelifthin, ke Behold,


en amarties ekissise me i mitir mou.

I was conceived in transgressions, and in sins my mother bore me. Thou Love Truth Thou showed me the unknown and secret things of Thy Wisdom.

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

Idou

gar Alithian Igapisas. Ta adila ke ta krifia tis Sofias Sou edilosas mi.

Behold,

STIHOS 1:

Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti agathos, oti is ton eona to eleos aftou!

VERSE 1:

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is Good; His Mercy endures forever!

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Theos

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

Ke to pnevmati sou Ek tou kata . . . A G I O U


to anagnosma...

EVANGELIOU

And with thy spirit PRIEST The Lesson is from


PEOPLE

the Holy
...

Gospel according to ST

STIHOS 2:

Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me, ke to Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous.

VERSE 2:

All the nations surrounded me, but in the Name of the Lord I drove them back.

Proshomen Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si!


M AK E TH E SI GN O F TH E WO RSHI P BEFOR E &

Let us attend PEOPLE Glory to Thee,


Glory to Thee!
C ROSS & BO W TO GOD I N AFTER TH E H OL Y GOSP EL

O Lord:
AND

Theos

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

GR ATITUD E

Holy Gospel According to St Luke 21 : 12 - 19

Ipen

STIHOS 3:

Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti thavmasti en ofthalmis imon.

VERSE 3:

This is the Lords doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes.

Theos

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

O Kyrios tis eaftou Mathites: Prosehete apo ton anthropon. Epivalousin gar ef imas tas hiras afton ke dioxousi, paradidontes is sinagigas ke filakas, agomenous epi Vasilis e igemonas eneken tou Onomatos Mou.

The

Lord said to His Disciples: Beware of men. They will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the Synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before Kings and Governors for My Names sake. will be an occasion for you to bear Testimony.

Festal Apolytikion 40 Sebaste Martyrs

Apovisete de imin is Martyrion.


promeletan apologithine.

This

Tas

Algidonas ton Agion, as iper Sou epathon, disopithiti, Kyrie, ke pasas imon tas odinas, iase Filanthrope, deometha.

The Holy Martyrs suffered painful


tortures for Thy Sake, O Lord; be compelled by what they endured, and heal our every pain, we Entreat Thee, as the Only Lover of mankind.

Thete oun is tas kardies imon mi Settle Ego


gar doso imin stoma ke Sofian, i ou dinisonte antipin oude antistine pantes i antikimeni imin. de ke ipo goneon ke singenon ke filon ke Adelphon, ke thanatosousin ex imon, ke esesthe misoumeni ipo panton dia to onoma mou. apolite.

it therefore in your minds, not to meditate beforehand how to answer.

Doxa Tas

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

will give a Mouth and Wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

Algidonas ton Agion, as iper Sou epathon, disopithiti, Kyrie, ke pasas imon tas odinas, iase Filanthrope, deometha.

The Holy Martyrs suffered painful


tortures for Thy Sake, O Lord; be compelled by what they endured, and heal our every pain, we Entreat Thee, as the Only Lover of mankind. ages.

Paradothisesthe

You will be delivered up even by parents and Brethren, and kinsmen, and friends, and some of you they will put to death; you will be hated by all for My Names sake. be harmed.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

Ke thrix ek tis kefalis imon ou mi And not a hair of your head will En
ti ipomoni imon ktisasthe tas psihas imon.

Amin Tou
Gavriil fthegxamenou Si Parthene to Here, Sin ti Foni esarkouto O ton olon Despotis, en Si ti Agia kivoto, os efi O Dikeos David, edihthis platitera ton Ouranon, Vastasasa ton Ktistin Sou. Doxa to enikisanti en Si, Doxa to proelthonti ek Sou,

Amen
Theotokion

By your Endurance, you will gain


your lives.
PEOPLE

When

Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! Anastasin


Hristou theasameni, proskinisomen Agion Kyrion Isoun, ton monon

Doxa

to eleftherosanti

Gabriel had uttered Rejoice! to Thee, O Virgin, then with the Voice the Lord of All became Incarnte in Thee Whom the Holy Ark of old prefigured, as Righteous David said. Thou carried Thy Creator and proved to be more spacious than the Heavens.

Glory to Thee, O Lord: Glory to Thee!


2

Resurrection Prayer

Having seen

the Resurrection of Christ, let us bow down before the Holy Lord Jesus,

2 T HE R E SURR E CTIO N CHANTED

P R A Y E R IS READ NOT CHANTED ON SUNDAY ON CERTAIN FEASTS IT IS

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Ierokrifios

Triune Unity Holiness. Ages.

in

Mystic

imas dia tou Tokou Sou.

Glory

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

Amin Agio

Pnevmati, anavlizi ta tis Haritos reithra, arthevonda, apasan tin ktisin pros Zoogonion.

Amen From

to Him Who dwelt inside Thee! Glory to Him Who came forth from Thee! Glory to Him Who through Thy Childbirth has set us free.

the Holy Spirit do the streams of Grace well forth; they irrigate everything created, so that Life can be produced.

Small Litany

Eti

ke eti, en Irini tou Kyriou deithomen.

PRIEST

Again, yet again, in Peace let us pray to the Lord


on us, and preserve us, O God, by Thy Grace

Prokeimenon

Kyrie Eleison Antilavou Soson, Amin Tis

Diilthomen
STIHOS:

di piros ke idatos ke exigages imas is anapsihin. (2)

We went through fire and water,


and Thou led us Refreshing Place. (2)
VERSE:

into

Eleison ke diafilaxon imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti.

Lord have mercy! PRIEST Help us, save us, have Mercy
PEOPLE PEOPLE PRIEST

Epirosas imas, os piroute to argirion

Thou tried us in the fire, as silver is purified by fire.


and Thou led us Refreshing Place. into a

Diilthomen

dia piros ke idatos ke exigages imas is enapsihin.

We went through fire and water,

Small Litany

Tou Kyriou deithomen Kyrie Eleison Oti Agios i, O Theos imon,

ke en Agiis epanapavi, ke Si tin doxan anapempomen to Patri, ke to Io, ke to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Let us pray to the Lord PEOPLE Lord have mercy PRIEST For Holy art Thou, O
PRIEST

Panagias, Ahrantou, Ipere Flogimenis, Endoxou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias meta panton ton Agion Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo parathometha.

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

Amen Remembering

Make The Sign Of The Cross & Bow Down

our God, Who rests in the Saints, and to Thee we ascribe Glory: to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

Si Kyrie Oti son

Amin Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion [3]

PEOPLE

Amen

to Kratos ke sou Estin i Vasilea, ke i Dinamis ke i Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton Eonon.

To Thee, O Lord! PRIEST For Thine is the Dominion,


PEOPLE

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

Festal Praises to Almighty God


The Congregation Must Stand

Amin To
septon Stereoma, tis Ekklisias, os Asteres megisti, katalamprinete ai, ke tous Pistous katagavzete, Martyres Thii, Hristou Tessarakonta.

Amen

Let

everything that has breath praise the Lord. [3]

First Festal Kathisma -40 Sebaste Martyrs


TONE 4

Holy Gospel
T H E P R I E S T READS THE HOLY GOSPEL FOR THE FEAST FROM THE ROYAL GATES [HOLY DOORS] FACING THE CONGREGATION.

In

Ke

iper tou kataxiothine imas tis akroaseos tou Agiou Evangeliou Kyriou ton Theon imon iketevsomen. Akiousomen tou Agiou Evangeliou

PRIEST

And that He will graciously grant us to hear His Holy Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.

the Churchs Firmament You shine most brightly evermore, like Superstars and Luminaries that You are, and You Illumine all Faithful, O Holy Forty Great Martyrs of Christ our God. Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Sofia! Orthi! Irini pasi!


WE BOW

Lord have mercy [3] PRIEST Wisdom! Arise! Let us listen


PEOPLE

Doxa Amin

to the Holy Gospel.

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton eonon.

Glory to the Father, and to the Amen

Peace be with you all.


OUR HEAD TO RECEIVE THE PRIESTS BLESSING

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Theotokion

En ti Skepi Panagne, ti Si Parthene, We


prosfigonton deisin, prosdexameni par imon, mi dilipis presvevousa, pros ton Ion Sou, sothine tous doulous Sou.

Doxa Amin Eti

Thy servants flee to Thee for Help and Shelter, and we pray that Thou accept our Supplications, O All Pure and Holy Virgin. Cease not to pray and Intercede with Thy Son that He Save our souls.
TONE 4

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton eonon.

Glory to the Father, and to the


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

Amen
Small Litany
PRIEST

Second Festal Kathisma 40 Sebaste Martyrs-

ke eti, en Irini tou Kyriou deithomen.

Again, yet again, in Peace let us pray to the Lord. Lord have mercy Help us, Save us, have Mercy Amen/ Lord have mercy Remembering our Most

Andriotato logismo ipelthontes, tin With


Martyrian Thavmasti Athlofori, dia piros ke idatos diilthete, ke dievivasthite, sotirias pros platos, kliron komisameni, Ouranon Vasilian, en i piisthe tas iper imon, Thias deisis, Sofi Tessarakonda.

courage O Wondrous Martyrs, You undertook Your Testimony as Christians, and You went through both fire and water, as the Psalmist said. You were led into that wide Place of Rest and Salvation, receiving the Inheritance of the Kingdom of Heaven. O Holy Forty Matryrs, being there, pray to our Saviour, entreating on our behalf.

Kyrie Eleison Antilavou Soson,

PEOPLE PRIEST

Eleison ke Diafilaxon imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti.

on us, and Protect us, O God, by Thy Grace.


PEOPLE PRIEST

Amin/Kyrie eleison Tis Panagias, Ahrantou,

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.

Amin
ke exetisthe ektenos Theotoke, ta Sa elei dorise tis doulis Sou, krazousi ke legousi. Panagia Parthene, profthason ke litrose, ex ehthron aoraton, ke oraton ke pasis apilis. Si gar iparhis, imon i antilipsis.

Amen
Theotokion
praise Thee, O Theotokos, and Entreat Thee in earnest, O All Holy Virgin; grant Thy Tender Mercies to us, Thine unworthy servants who now cry out to Thee saying: Quickly come and rescue us from all threatening danger and from our enemies, both seen and unseen. For Thou art truly our Helper in times of need.
TONE (5) PLAGAL 1

Ipere Vlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias meta panton ton Agion Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo parathometha.

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

Make The Sign Of The Cross & Bow Down

Tou Efharistos animnin ek kardias, Gratefully and whole-heartedly we

Si Kyrie Oti Evlogite

PEOPLE

Sou to Onoma, ke

PRIEST

Dedoxaste Sou i Vasilia, tou Patros, ke tou Iiou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai, ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

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

To Thee, O Lord! For Blessed is Thy Name and Glorified is Thy Kingdom, of Amen
TONE 4

Amin Ek
neotitos mou, pola polemi me pathi al aftos andilavou, ke soson, Sotir mou. [2]

The Antiphons

From

Third Festal Kathisma

Ton

Agion Martyron to egkallopisma, i Theosteptos afti ke Theosillektos, ton Tessarakonda plithis, anevfimisthosan nin. Dia krimou gar ke piros, dokimasthentes i Sofi, edihthisan stratiote, Hristou tou pamvasileos, ke presvevousi tou sothine imas.

Let

the favourite Ornament of Martyred Saints, this Divine Recruited, Divinely Crowned Platoon of Forty Martyrs now be extolled with Hymns. Truly wise, these men were tested by icy cold and fire, and they were shown to be Soldiers of Christ our Almighty Ruler. And they Intercede so that we may be Saved.

my youth up many passions have warred against me. But do Thou succour and save me, O Saviour. [2] to confusion by the Lord; like grass in the fire shall they be withered up. [2]

misoundes Sion, eshinthite apo tou Kyriou; os hortos gar, piri esesthe apexirameni. [2] Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati.

Those who hate Zion shall be put

Doxa Agio

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

Pnevmati, pasa psihi zooute, ke katharsi, ipsoute, lambrinete, ti Triadiki Monadi,

Through

the Holy Spirit is every soul quickened and exalted in purity, and Illumined by the

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