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Teleftisantos de tou Irodou, idou! After Herod had died, behold!

an Angel
Angelos Kyriou kat’ onar fenete to of the Lord appeared in a dream to
Iosif, en Egypto, legon: “Egerthis! Joseph in Egypt, saying: “Arise! Take

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Paralave to Pedion, ke tin Mitera the Child, and His Mother, and go
Aftou, ke porevou is gin Israil. to the Land of Israel. Those are
Thanikasi gar i zitountes tin psihin dead who sought the Child’s Life.”

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tou Pediou.”
O de egerthis, parelave to Pedion ke tin He arose, took the Child and His
Mitera Aftou, ke ilthen is gin Israil. Mother, and entered the Land of
Akousas de oti Arhelaos Vasilevi epi tis Israel.
Ioudeas, anti Irodou tou patros aftou, Hearing that Archelaus was reigning
efovithi eki apelthin. over Judea, instead of his father,

Sunday Matins & Divine Liturgy Hymns


Herod, he was afraid to go there.
Rimatisthis de kat’ onar, anehorisen is Being warned in a dream, he turned
ta meri tis Galileas, ke elthon aside into the region of Galilee, and
katokisen is polin legomenin they went to dwell in a city called T O BE U SE D TOGETHE R WITH THE S E RV IC E B OOKS
‘Nazaret,’ opos plirothi to rithen dia ‘Nazareth,’ that it might be fulfilled

29 December 2019
ton Profiton: “... oti Nazareos which was spoken by the Prophets:
klithisete.” “...He shall be called a ‘Nazarene.’”

28TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST


SUNDAY AFTER THE NATIVITY
SUNDAY BEFORE THEOPHANY

Also the Feast of Feast of St David the King, Psalmist & Holy

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ediokon tin Ekklisian tou Theou ke Church of God beyond measure, and
eporthoun Aftin. tried to destroy Her.
Ke proekopton en to Ioudaismo iper And I advanced in Judaism beyond

Matins Hymns– 27th Sunday After Pentecost


pollous sinilikiotas en to geni mou, many of my contemporaries in my
perissoteros zilotis iparhon ton own Nation, being more exceedingly
Patrikon mou paradoseon. zealous for the traditions of my
SUNDAY AFTER THE NATIVITY– BEFORE THEOPHANY Fathers.
KINDLY USE THE SERVICE BOOK UNTIL THIS POINT,
THEN CAREFULLY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE HYMNS
Ote de evdokisen O Theos O aforisas me When it pleased God, Who separated
ek kilias mitros mou, ke Kalesas dia me from my mother’s womb, and
tis Haritos Aftou, apokalipse ton Iion Called me through His Grace, to
P SALM 117 /118 Aftou em emi, ina Evangelizome reveal His Son in me, so that I might
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY Afton en tis Ethniesin, evtheos ou preach Him among the Gentiles, I did
Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to prosanethemin sarki ke emati, oude not immediately confer with flesh
Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the anilthon is Ierosolima pros tous pro and blood, nor did I go up to
Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord! emou Apostolous, alla apilthon is Jerusalem to those who were
Aravian, ke palin ipestrepsa is Apostles before me; but I went to
1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good; Damaskon. Arabia, and returned again to
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! ✶ for His Mercy endures forever! ✶ Damascus.
2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but Epita meta eti tria anilthon is Ierosolima After three years I went up to
Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. ✶ in the Name of the Lord I drove istorise Petron, ke epemina pros afton Jerusalem to see Peter, and remained
them back. ✶ imeras dekapente. with him for fifteen days.
3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is Eteron de ton Apostolon ouk idon i mi The other Apostles I did not see, except
Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ Marvellous in our eyes. ✶ Iakoon ton Adelphon tou Kyriou. James, the Brother of our Lord.
OKTOECHOS - APOLYTIKION – TONE 3
T H E H OLY G OSPEL ACCO RD ING TO S T M ATTHE W 2 : 13 – 23
Evfrenestho ta Ourania, Agaliastho ta Let the Heavens Rejoice and let the Anahorisanton ton Magon, idou Angelos When the Magi had departed, behold!
Epigia, oti epiise Kratos en Vrahioni Earth be glad, for the Lord has Kyiou fenete kat’ onar to Iosif, legon: an Angel of the Lord appeared to
Aftou O Kyrios. Epatise to Thanato shown Strength with His Arm; He “Egerthis, paralave to Pedion ke tin Joseph in a dream, saying: “Arise,
ton Thanaton.Prototokos ton nekron has trampled down Death by Death; Mitera Aftou, ke fevge is Egypton. take the Child and His Mother, and
egeneto. Ek kilias Adou errisato imas He has become the First-born of the Ke isthi eki eos an ipo Si. Melli gar flee to Egypt. And stay there until I
ke pareshe to kosmo to Mega Eleos. dead; from the womb of Hades He Irodis zitin to Pedion - tou apolese bring Thee word. Herod will seek
has Rescued us, and to the world He Afto.” the Child – to destroy Him.”
has granted Great Mercy.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, O de egerthis parelave to Pedion ke tin Arising, he took the Child and His
Mitera Aftou niktos, ke anehorisen is Mother by night, and departed for
and to the Holy Spirit Egypton, ke in eki eos tis teleftis Egypt, and remained there until the
M E NAION – FE STAL A P OLY TIKION – H OLY A NCE STORS – TOE 2 Irodou, ina plirothi to rithen ipo tou death of Herod, that it might be
Evangelizou Iosif, to David ta Thavmata Annunciate, O Joseph, the Miracles to Kyriou dia tou Profitou, legontos: “Ex fulfilled which was spoken by the
Egyptou ekalesa ton Iion Mou.” Lord through the Prophet, saying:
to Theopaori. Parthenon ides David, the Ancestor of God, for
“Out of Egypt I Called My Son.”
kioforisasan, meta Magon Thou beheld the Child-bearing
proskinisas, meta Pimenon Virgin, Thou Glorified with the Tote Irodis, idon oti enepehthi ipo ton Then Herod - when he saw that he was
edoxologisas, di’ Angelou Shepherds, Thou worshipped with Magon, ethimothi lian. deceived by the Magi - was
hrimatisthis. Iketeve Hriston ton the Magi and Thou were warned by exceedingly angry.
Theon, Sothine tas psihas imon. an Angel. Wherefore, Entreat Christ Ke
our God to Save our soul.
apostilas anile pantas tous pedas And he sent forth and put to death all
tous en Vithleem ke en pasi tis oriis the male children in Bethlehem and
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of aftis - apo dietous ke katotero, kata in all its districts - from two years
eonon. ages. ton hronon on ikriose para ton old and under, according to the time
Amin Amen Magon. that he had determined from the
Magi.
M E NAION – FE STAL A P OLY TIKION – TH E N ATIV ITY – T ONE 4
Tote eplirothi to rithen ipo Ieremiou tou Then was fulfilled what was spoken by
I Gennisis Sou Hriste O Theos imon, Thy Nativity, O Christ our God, has Profitou, legontos: “...Foni en Rama Jeremiah the Prophet, saying: “... A
anetele to kosmo, to Fos to tis given rise to the Light of Knowledge ikousthi, thrinos ke klavthmos ke voice was heard in Ramah, of
Gnoseos. En afti gar i tis astris in the world; for they who odirmos polis - Rahil kleousa ta lamentation, weeping and much
latrevontes, ipo Asteros edi daskonto, worshipped the Star learnt tekna aftis, ke ouk ithele mourning - Rachel weeping for her
Se Proskinin, ton Ilion tis Dikeosinis, therefrom to worship Thee, O Sun of paraklithine, oti ouk isin.” Children, and refusing to be
ke Se Ginoskin ex Ipsous anatolin. ✞ Justice, and to know that from the comforted, for they are no more.”
Kyrie, Doxa Si! East of the Highest Thou came. ✞ O

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S M ALL E NTRANC E H YM NS Lord: Glory to Thee!
SMALL LITANY 
OKTOECHOS - APOLYTIKION – TONE 3
OKTOECHOS - FIRST KATHISMA – TONE 3
Evfrenestho ta Ourania, Agaliastho ta Let the Heavens Rejoice and let the Hristos ek nekron egigerte, i aparhi ton Christ has risen from the dead - the
Epigia, oti epiise Kratos en Vrahioni Earth be glad, for the Lord has kekimimenon;O prototokos tis ktiseos, First Fruit of those who repose. The
Aftou O Kyrios. Epatise to Thanato shown Strength with His Arm; He ke Dimiourgos panton ton First Born of Creation and Creator
ton Thanaton.Prototokos ton nekron has trampled down Death by Death; gegonoton, tin kataftharisan fisin tou of all that has come to be, has
egeneto. Ek kilias Adou errisato imas He has become the First-born of the genous imon, en eafto anekenisen. renewed in Himself the corrupted
ke pareshe to kosmo to Mega Eleos. dead; from the womb of Hades He Ouk eti Thanate kirivis; O gar ton nature of our race. Death, you no
has Rescued us, and to the world He olon Despotis, to kratos sou katelise. longer rule, for our Master of all
has granted Great Mercy. things has destroyed your power.
M E NAION - A POLY TIKION – N ATIV ITY OF C H RIST – T ONE 4
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
I Gennisis Sou Hriste O Theos imon, Thy Nativity, O Christ our God, has and to the Holy Spirit
anetile to kosmo to Fos to tis gnoseos. caused the Light of Knowledge to Sarki tou Thanatou, gefsamenos Kyrie, Having tasted Death in the Flesh, O
En afti gar it is astris latrevontes, ipo rise upon the world. For therein
to pikron tou Thanatou, exetemes ti Lord, Thou hast cut out the
asters edidaskonto, Se prokinin, ton the worshippers of the stars were
egersi Sou; ke ton Anthropon nin bitterness of Death by Thy Rising
Ilion tis dikeosinis, ke Se ginoskin ex by a Star instructed to worship
kath’ aftou enishisas, tis arheas and granted mankind Strength
ipsous anatolin. ✞Kyrie, Doxa Si. Thee, the Sun of Righteousness,
kataras tin itan anakloumenos; O against it, announcing the abolition
and to know Thee as Orient from
Iperaspistis tis Zois imon, Kyrie ✞ of the ancient Curse. Defender of
on High. ✞O Lord, Glory to Thee! Doxa Si! our Life, O Lord: ✞ Glory to Thee!
M - A –H A - TO 2
E NAION P OLYTIKION OLY NC E STORS NE
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of ages.
Evangelizou Iosif, to David ta Thavmata Annunciate, O Joseph, to David the eonon.
to Theopatori. Parthenon ides Ancestors, the Miracles - Thou Amin. Amen
kioforisasan, meta Magon beheld the Virgin pregnant, Thou
M E NAION - F IRST K ATH ISM A – T HE N ATIV ITY – TONE 4
prosekinisas, meta Pimenon Glorified with the Shepherds, Thou
edoxologisas, di’ Angelou worshipped with the Magi, and Thou Defte idomen Pisti, pou egennithi O Come, O ye Faithful, and let us behold
hrimatisthis. Iketeve Hriston ton were warned by an Angel! Entreat Hristos. Akolouthisomen lipon, entha where Christ is Born! Let us join the
Theon, Sothine tas psihas imon. Christ our God to Save our soul. odevi O Astir, meta ton Magon Magi, the Kings from the East, and
Anatolis ton Vasileon. Angeli follow the Guiding Star. Angels sing
PARISH PATRONAL HYMN  imnousin, akatapafstos eki. Pimenes praises without ceasing, and
M E NAION - S E ASONAL KO NTAKION - N ATIVITY – T ONE 3 agravlousin, odin epaxion: ✞ Doxa en Shepherds abiding in the fields offer
I Parthenos simeron, ton Iperousion tikti, Today the Virgin gives Birth to Him
ipsitis legontes, to simeron en Spileo a fitting Hymn: ✞ Glory in the
tehthenti, ek tis Parthenou, ke Highest to Him Who in the Cave this
ke i Gi to Spyleon to aprito prosagi. Who is above all being, and the Theotokou, en Vithleem tis Ioudeas. .
Angeli meta Pimenon Doxologousi, Earth offers a Cave to Him Whom day is Born of the Virgin and
Magi de meta Asteros odiporousi, di’ no man can approach. Angels with Theotokos, in Bethlehem of Judah!
imas gar Egenniti, Pedion Neon, O Pro Shepherds give Glory, and Magi O KTOECH OS - S E COND KA TH ISM A - TO NE 3
Eonon Theos. journey with a Star. For unto us is To anallioton, to tis Theotitos, ke to Awed by Thine unchanging Godhead
Born a young Child: the Pre-Eternal
TRISAGION HYMNS  ekousion, pathos Sou Kyrie, is eafton and Thy voluntary Passion, O Lord,
God.
kataplagis, O Adis epodireto; Tremo Hades mourned: I tremble at Thy
M E NAION - P ROKE IME NON –P SAL M 67/68 – T ONE 4 tin tou somatos, mi ftharisan Body’s substance, which is not
Thavmastos O Theos en tis Agiis Aftou Wondrous is God in His Saints. ipostasin; Vlepo ton aoraton, Mystikos corrupted. I see Thee, the Invisible,
polemounta me; dio ke ous kateho Mystically making war on me; and so
En Ekklisies Evlogite ton Theon, Kyrion In the Congregation Bless God, the Lord kravgazousi: Doxa Hriste ti Anastasi those whom I hold cry out: Glory, O
ek pigon Israil. of the Fountains of Israel. Sou! Christ, to Thy Resurrection!
E P ISTLE OF S T P AUL TO THE G AL ATIANS 1 : 11 – 19
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Adelphi: gnorizo imin, to Evangelion to Brethren: I certify that the Gospel, and to the Holy Spirit
evangelisthen ip’ emou oti ouk esti which was preached by me, is not To akatalipton, to tis Stavroseos, ke We Faithful contemplate an Ineffable
kata anthropon. according to mankind. anerminefton, to tis egerseos, Mystery: Thy Crucifixion that cannot
Oude gar ego para anthropou For I neither received it from man, nor Theologoumen i Pisti, aporriton be understood and Thy Rising that
parelavon afto oute edidahthin, alla was I taught it, but It came to me Mystirion; simeron gar Thanatos, ke cannot be explained. For today
di’ Apaklipseos Iisou Hristou. through the Revelation of Jesus O Adis eskilefte, genos de Death and Hades have been
Christ. Anthropinon, aftharsian endedite; dio despoiled, but the human race has
ke Efharistos kravgazomen: Doxa put on Incorruption. And so with
Ikousate gar tin emin anastrafin pote en You have heard of my former conduct Hriste ti Anastasi Sou! Thanksgiving we cry: Glory, O
to Ioudaismo - oti kath’ ipervolin in Judaism – how I persecuted the Christ, to Thy Resurrection!
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Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of ages. ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
eonon. ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Amin Amen eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
S EC OND F E STAL K ATH ISM A - NA TIV ITY OF C HRIST – T ONE 4 Amin ✶ Amen ✶
Ti Thavmazis Mariam? Ti ekthamvise Why art Thou filled with Wonder, O S M ALL LI TANY 
to en Si? Oti ahronon Ion, hrono Mary? Why art Thou amazed at that M E NAION - S EC OND A NTIP H ON – NA TIV ITY OF C HRIST – T ONE 2
egennisa fisi, tou tiktomenou tin which is come to pass in Thee?
sillipsin mi diahthisa. Anandros imi, Because I have given Birth in time to 1. Makarios anir, O fovoumenos ton 1. Blessed is the man who Fears the
ke pos texo Iion? Asporaon gonin tis the Timeless Son, yet understand not Kyrion, en tes Entoles Aftou thelisi Lord; he will delight
eoraken? Opou Theos de voulete, how I Conceived Him. I have not sfodra. exceedingly in His
nikate fiseos taxis, os gegrapte. known man: how then shall I bear a Commandments.
Hristos etehthi, ek tis Parthenou, en Child? Who has ever seen a Birth ✞ Soson imas Iie Theou, O E X ✞ Save us, O Son of God, W H O A R T
Vithleem tis Ioudeas. without seed? But, as it is written: P A R T H E N O U T E H T H I S , psallontas B O R N O F T H E V I R G I N , who sing
Where God so Wills, the order of Si: Allilouia! ✶ (REPEATED) to Thee: Alleluia ✶ (REPEATED)
RESURRECTION EVLOGITARIA, nature is overcome: Christ is Born of
TRISAGION HYMN, THEOTOKION & the Virgin in Bethlehem of Judah. 2. Dinaton en ti gi este to Sperma 2. His Seed shall be Mighty on Earth;
SMALL LITANY Aftou, Genea Evtheon the Generation of the Upright
O KTOECH OS - I P ERKOI – T ONE 3 Evlogithisete. ✶ shall be Blessed. ✶
Ekplitton ti orasi, drosizon tis rimasin, O Amazed by his appearance, and 3. Doxa ke ploutos en to Iko Aftou, ke i 3. Glory and riches shall be in His
astrapton Angelos, tes Myroforis sustained by his words, the Myrrh- Dikeosini Aftou eni is ton eona tou House, and His Righteousness
elege: Ton zonta ti Zitite en mnimati? bearing Women heard the dazzling eonos. ✶ continues unto Ages of ages. ✶
Igerthi kenosas ta mnimata. Tis Angel say: Why do you seek the Exanetilen
fthoras alliotin, gnote ton Living in a Tomb? He has Risen,
4. en Skoti Fos tis evthesin 4. For the Upright, Light springs up in
Eleimon ke Iktirmon ke Dikeos. ✶ Darkness, for He is Merciful,
anallionton. Ipate to Theo: Os fovera emptying the graves. Know that the
Compassionate and Righteous. ✶
ta Erga Sou! Oti to genos esosas ton Unchanging has changed corruption.
Anthropon! Say unto God: How fearful art Thy ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Works! For Thou has Saved the ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
human race! eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
O KTOECH OS - A NABATHM I - T ONE 3 Amin Amen
ANTIFONON A Tin
ehmalosian Sion, si ANTIPHON 1 O
Logos, Thou delivered
“ O MONOGENIS IIOS KE LOGOS... ” 
exilou ek Vavilonos. Kame ek ton Zion from Babylon’s captivity. Now,
pathon, pros zoin elkison, Loge. draw me out of my passions, to Life. M E NAION - T H IRD A NTIPH ON – N ATIV ITY OF CH RIST – TO NE 4

En to noto i spirontes, dakrisinentheis, They who sow in the South with Divine I Gennisis Sou Hriste O Theos imon, Thy Nativity, O Christ our God, has
theriousi stahias, en Hara Aizoias. Tears shall reap with Joy the Sheaves anetile to kosmo to Fos to tis caused the Light of Knowledge to
of Life Eternal. gnoseos. En afti gar it is astris rise upon the world. For therein
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, latrevontes, ipo asters edidaskonto, the worshippers of the stars were
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and Se proskinin, ton Ilion tis dikeosinis, by a Star instructed to worship
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages. ke Se ginoskin ex Ipsous anatolin. Thee, the Sun of Righteousness, and
Amin. Amen. ✞ Kyrie, Doxa Si. ✶ to know Thee as Orient from on
High. ✞O Lord, Glory to Thee! ✶
✞Agio Pnevmati, pasa Agathodoria, os ✞Every good Gift is in the Holy Spirit.
Patri ke Io sinastrapti, en O ta panta He radiates Life with the Father and 1. Ipen O Kyrios to Kyrio mou: Kathou 1. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit at My
Si ke kinite. the Son, and in Him everything lives ek dexion mou, eos an tho tous right Hand, until I make Thine
and moves. enemies the Footstool of Thy
ehtrous Sou ipopodion ton Podon
ANTIFONON B Eanmi Kyrios Ikodomisi ANTIPHON 2If the Lord does not build the Sou.✶ Feet. ✶
House of Virtues, then we labour in
Ikon ton areton, matin kopiomen.
vain. If He protects our souls, no
2. Ravdon Dinameos exaposeli Si 2. The Lord shall send forth the Rod of
Tin de psihin skepontos, oudis imon Kyrios ek Sion, ke katakirieve en Thy Power from Zion and rule in
porthite tin Polin. one can conquer the City.
meso ton ehthron Sou. ✶ the midst of Thine enemies. ✶
Tou Karpou tis gastros, to pnevmati, The Saints are the Fruit of the womb, in
whose spirit they are as Sons to 3. Meta Sou i arhi en Imera tis 3. With Thee is the beginning in the
iiopiitos Si to Hristo, os Patri i Agii Day of Thy Power, in the
Thee, as Father, O Christ. Dinameos Sou, en tes Lamprotisi
Pantote isin.
ton Agion Sou. ✶ Brightness of Thy Saints. ✶

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Flesh from Thee! ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Ek gastros pro eosforou egennisa Se. I have Begotten Thee from the Womb Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and
Omose Kyrios ke ou before the Morning Star. The Lord eonon. ever and to Ages of Ages.
metamelithisete. Si Ierefs is ton Vowed and will not repent. Thou Amin Amen
eona kata tin taxin Melhisedek. art a Priest forever according to the
Order of Melchizedek. ✞Agio Pnevmati, entheorite pasa ✞Holiness and Wisdom are received
O Patir evdokisen, O Logos sarx egeneto, The Father was well-pleased: the Word Agiotis, Sofia, ousii pasan gar ktisin. through the Holy Spirit, for He gives
Afto latrefsomen. Theos gar, os Patri meaning to all Creation. Let us
ke i Parthenos eteke, Theon became Flesh; and the Virgin gave
te ke Logo. worship Him for He is God, as is the
enanthropisanta. Astir minii: Magi Birth to God Who became Man. A
Father and the Logos.
proskinousi! Pimenes Thamazousi! Star reveals Him! Magi bow in
Ke i Ktisis Agallete worship! Shepherds marvel! And ANTIFONON Γ I fovoumeni ton Kyrion, ANTIPHON 3 Blessed are they who fear the
Creation rejoices! Makarii trivous Vadiounte, ton Lord, for they walk in the Way of His
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, entolon fagonte, zoiran gar Commandments, for they shall
pagkarpian. partake of the Living Harvest.
and to the Holy Spirit
M E NAION - S TIHERA – TH E N ATIV ITY - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 Kiklo tis Trapezis Sou, evfranthiti, Be joyful, Arch-Shepherd, beholding
kathoron Sou Pimenarha, ta engona Thy children’s children ‘round
Ema ke pir, ke atmida Kapnou, terata Blood and Fire, and a Cloud of smoke – feronta kladous Agathoergias. about Thy Table, bearing branches of
Gis, a proiden Ioil, ema tin Sarkosin, portents on Earth that Joel foresaw – Virtuous Deeds.
Pir tin theotita, atmida de apnou, to Blood, the Incarnation; Fire, the
Pnevma to Agion, to epelthon ti Divinity; and the Cloud of Smoke, ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Partheno, ke kosmon evodiasasn. the Holy Spirit Who overshadowed Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and
Mega to Mystirion, tis Sis the Virgin and filled our world with eonon. ever and to Ages of Ages.
enanthropiseos, Kyrie, Doxa Si! Fragrance! Great is the Mystery of Amin Amen
Thy becoming Man! ✞ Glory to Thee,
O Lord! ✞Agio Pnevmati, O pas ploutos tis Doxis, ✞All wealth of Glory is of the Holy
ex ou Haris ke zoi pasi ti ktisi. Sin Spirit, from Whom comes Grace and
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Patri gar animnite ke to Logo. Life for all Creation. Wherefore, He
eonon. ages. is praised with the Father and the
Amin Amen Logos.
O KTOEH OS P ROKE IM ENON - T ONE 3
THEOTOKION – GREAT DOXOLOGY &
RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION
Ipate en tis Ethnesin oti Kyrios Say among the Gentiles: The Lord is
evasilefse. Ke gar katorthose tin King, for He established the world,
Ikoumenin, itis ou salevthite.(2) which shall not be shaken! [2]
STIHOS: Asate to Kyriou asma kenon... VERSE O sing a new song to the Lord!
Divine Liturgy Hymns – 27th Sunday After Pentecost Ipate en tis Ethnesin oti Kyrios Say among the Gentiles: The Lord is
evasilefse. Ke gar katorthose tin King, for He established the world,
Ikoumenin, itis ou salevthite. which shall not be shaken!
M E NAION - F IRST A NTIPH ON - N ATIV ITY OF CH RIST – TO NE 2

1. Exomologisome Si, Kyrie, en oli 1. I will Praise Thee, O Lord, with my SMALL LITANY – PRAISES ➔
kardia mou, diigisome panta ta whole heart. I will tell of all Thy R ESURREC TION G OSPEL 6: L UKE 24:35 - 53
Thavmsia Sou. Wondrous Things.
...Ke afti exigounto ta en ti odo ke os ...And they told about the things that
✞Tes Presvies tis Theotokou, Soter, ✞Through the Intercessions of the egnosthi Aftis en ti klasi tou artou. had happened on the road, and how
Soson imas. ✶ (REPEATED) Theotokos, O Saviour, Save us. Jesus was known to them by the
✶ (REPEATED) breaking of the bread.
2. En vouli evtheon ke Sinagogi, Meagal 2. In the Council of the Righteous and Tafta de afton lalounton aftos O Iisous As they said these things, Jesus Himself
ta Erga Kyriou. ✶ Assembly, Great art the Works of esti en meso afton ke legi Aftis: Irini stood in the midst of them, and said
our Lord. ✶ imin. to them: “Peace to you!”
3. Exezitimena is panta ta thelimata 3. Sought out in all things according to Ptoithentes de ke emfori genomeni They were terrified and frightened, and
Afrou.✶ His Will. ✶ edokoun pnevma theorin. thought they had seen a spirit.
4. Exomologisis ke Megaloprepia to 4. Thanksgiving and Majesty art His Ke ipen aftis: Ti tetaragmeni este, ke And He said to them: “Why are you
Ergon Aftou, ke i Dikeosini Aftou Work, and His Righteousness is diati dialogismi anavenousin en tes troubled? And why do doubts arise
meni is ton eona tou eonos.. ✶ unto the Ages of ages. ✶ kardies imon? Idete tas Hiras Mou in your hearts? Behold My Hands
ke tous Podas Mou, oti aftos Ego and My Feet, that it is I, Myself.
Imi. Psilafisate me ke idete, oti Handle Me and see, for a spirit does

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pnevma sarka ke ostea ouk ehie not have flesh and bones as you Ti zitite ton zonta meta ton nekron? raiment, who said: Why dost ye seek
kathos eme theorite ehonta. can see I have.” Ouk estin ode, all’ egigerte, kathos the Living with the dead? He is not
Ke touto ipon epedixen Aftis tas Hiras ke And when He had said this, He showed ipe, proagon en ti Galilea. here, but He has Arisen as He said,
and goes before you into Galilee.
tous Podas. them His Hands and His Feet.
Eti de apistounton afton apo tis Haras ke Again, since they still did not believe
Enite afton en iho salpingos. Enite Praise Him with the sound of the
afton en psaltirio ke kithara trumpet; praise Him with lute and
Thavmazonton ipen Aftis: Ehete ti for Joy and Marvelling, He said to
harp.
vrosimon enthade? them:“Have you any food here?”
I de epedokan Afto ihthvos optou meros They gave Him a piece of broiled fish
En to Foti Sou Despota, opsometha Fos In Thy Light, O Master Who Loves
Filanthrope: Anestis gar ek ton mankind, we shall see Light. For
ke apo melissiou Kyriou, ke and some honeycomb, and in their
nekron, Sotirian to geni ton Thou Arose from the dead, granting
lavonenopion Afton efagen. presence He ate it.
Anthropon doroumenos, ina se pasa Salvation to the human race, so that
Ipe de Aftis: Outi i logi ous elalisa pros He said to them:, “These are the words Ktisis Doxologi, ton Monon all Creation may Glorify Thee, the
Imas eti on sin Imin, oti di which I spoke to you while I was Anamartiton: Eleison imas!. Only Sinless One: Have Mercy on us!
plirothine panta ta gegrammena still with you, that all things must M E NAION - S TIHERA – TH E N ATIV ITY - T ONE 4
en to Nomo Moiseos ke Profites be fulfilled which were written in
ke Psalmis prepi emou. the Law of Moses and the Prophets Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance;
and the Psalms concerning Me.” Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe
Tote diinixen afton ton noun tou sinine Then He opened their Understanding, Evfrenesthe Dikei! Ourani agalliasthe, Make glad, O you Righteous! Greatly
tas Grafas. so that they might comprehend the skirtisate ta ori, Hristou rejoice, O you Heavens! You
Scriptures. Gennithentos. Parthenos kathezete, mountains, dance for Joy! Christ is
ta Herouvim mimoumeni, vastazousa Born! And like the Cherubim, the
Ke ipen aftis: Oti outo gegrapte ke And He said to them: “Thus it is en kolpis, Theon Logon sarkothenta. Vigin makes a Throne, carrying at
outos edi pathin ton Hriston ke written, and thus it was necessary Pimenes ton tehtenta doxazousi. Her Bosom God the Word become
anastine ek nekron triti imera, ke for the Christ to suffer and to rise Magi to Despoti dora porsferousin. Flesh. Shepherds Glorify the New
kirihthine epi to Onomati aftou from the dead the third day, and Angeli animnountes legousin. Born Child! Magi offer gifts! Angels
metanianke afesin amartion is that Repentance and Remission of
Akatalipte ✞ Kyrie Doxa Si! sing praises, saying: O Lord past
panta ta ethni, arxamenon apo sins should be preached in His
understanding: ✞ Glory to Thee!
Irousalim. Imis de este martires Name to all Nations, beginning at
touton. Ke idou ego Apostelo tin Jerusalem. And you are Witnesses Enite afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
epangelian tou Patros Mou ef imas. of these Things. Behold, I send the afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
Imis de kathisate en ti poli Promise of My Father upon you; but pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise
Irousalim eos ou endisisthe remain in the city of Jerusalem the Lord.
Dinamin ex Ipsous. until you are endued with Power
from on High.”
Theotoke Parthene, i tekousa ton Sotira, O Virgin Theotokos who has borne our
anetrepsas tin protin kataran tis Saviour, Thou hast overthrown the
Exigage de aftous exo eos is Vithanian, He led them out as far as Bethany, and Evas. Oti Mitir gegonas, tis evdokias ancient Curse of Eve. For Thou hast
ke eparas ta Hiras Aftou Evlogisen lifting up His Hands He Blessed tou Patros, Vastazousa en kolpis, become the Mother of Him in Whom
aftous. them. Theon Logon sarkothenta. Ou feri to the Father is well-pleased, and hast
Ke egeneto en to Evlogin Afton aftous And it came to pass, as He Blessed Mystirion erevnan. Pisti moni touto carried in Thy Bosom God the
disti ap Afton ke anefereto is ton them, He was parted from them and pantes doxazomen, krazontes meta Incarnate Word. We cannot fathom
Ouranon. carried up into Heaven. Souk e legontes. Anerminefte Kyrie this Mystery: but by Faith alone we
Doxa Si! all Glorify It, crying with Thee and
Ke afti proskinisantes Afton ipestrepsan And they worshipped Him, and saying: O Lord Incomprehensible,
is Irousalim meta hara megalis, ke returned to Jerusalem with great Joy, Glory to Thee!
Ison diapantos en to iero enountes ke and were continually in the Temple
evlongonntes ton Theos. Praising and Blessing God.
Ipen O Kyrios to Kyrio mou. Kathou The Lord said to My Lord: Sit at My
ek Dexion Mou, eos an Tho tous Right Hand until I make Thine
Amin. Amen. exhrous Sou ipopodion ton Podon enemies the Footstool for Thy Feet.
O KTOECH OS - K ONTAKION - T ONE 3 Sou.
Exanestis simeron, apo tou tafou Thou arose today, O Merciful One, and Defte animnisomen, tin Mitera tou O come, let us sing the praises of the
iktirmon, ke imas exigages, ek ton led us out from the gates of Death. Sotiros, tin meta Tokon palin ofthisan Mother of our Saviour, who, after
pilon tou thanatou. Simeron Adam Adam dances today, and Eve Parthenon. Heris Polis empsihe, tou Child-bearing still remained Virgin.
Vasileos ke Theou, en i Hristo ikisas, Rejoice, Thou Living City of God the
korevi, ke heri Eva, ama de, ke i rejoices. Prophets too, along with
Sotirian irgasato. Meta tou Gavriil King, in which Christ has dwelt,
Profite sin Patriarhes, animnousin Patriarchs, praise without ceasing
animnoumen Se, meta ton Pimenon bringing to pass our Salvation. With
akatapafstos, TO THION KRATOS TIS THE DIVINE MIGHT OF THINE
Doxazomen krazontes. Theotoke Gabriel we sing Thy praises; with
EXOUSIAS SOU. AUTHORITY.
Presveve, to ek Sou Sarkothenti, the Shepherds we Glorify Thee,
Sothine imas. crying: O Theotokos, Intercede for
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Sin Iakovo melpsomen, to klino With James the caring Brother of God, O Ouranos ke i gi simeron horevetosan, Let Heaven and earth dance today, and
Theadelfo, David ton Theopatora, David the Ancestor of God, and the ke Hriston ton Theo omofronos in harmony sing the praise of Christ
Iosif te ton Thion, tis Theotokou Pious Joseph the Betrothed of imnitosan, oti tous desmious ek ton our God, for He raised the prisoners
Mnistora. Tou Hristou gar ti Thia Theotokos, let us extol their tafon anestise. Sigheri tasa i ktisis, from the tombs. All Creation
Gennisi kathipourgisan, Vithleem en memory, for they rendered their prosferousa epaxia asmata, to panton rejoices together as it offers fitting
ti poli, Theoprepos, met’ Angelon Service worthy of God in Bethlehem Ktisti ke Litroti imon; oti tous vrotous songs to the Creator of all things
Magon te ke Pimenon, afto ton imnon at the Divine Nativity of Christ, ex Adou simeron, os zoodotis and our Redeemer. For today, as
adontes, os Theo ke Despoti. together with Angels, Magi and sinanelkisas, pros Ouranous Giver of Life, He drew mortals out of
Shepherds, singing Hymns of Praise sinanipsi, ke katarrassi tou ehthrou Hades and raised them together to
to Him as God and Master. tas eparsis, ke pilas tou Adou Heaven. He lays low the uprisings of
M E NAION - EX AP OSTE ILARION – N ATIV ITY OF CHR IST – T ONE 3 diathlatti, to tho krati tis exousias the foe and smashes the Gates of
aftou. Hades by the Divine Might of His
Epeskiepsato imas, ex ipsous O Sotir Our Saviour, the Dayspring from the Authority.
imon, anatoli anatolon, ke i en skoti East, has visited us from on High, F E STAL KO NTAKION – TH E H OLY A NC ESTORS
ke skia, evromen tin alithian. Ke gar and we who were in darkness and
ek tis Parthenou etehthi O Kyrios. shadow have found the Truth: for Evfrosinis simeron, David plioute O With Gladness today David the Holy
the Lord is Born of the Virgin. Thios, Iosif te enesin, Sin Iakovo Prophet, Joseph and James, together
L AUD S : P RAISE S TO G OD – T ONE (6) P LAGAL 2 prosferi. Stefos gar ti singenia offer up Praises. Receiving the
Hristou lavontes, herousi, ke ton Crown of Kinship with Christ our
Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath praise afrastos en gi tehthenta, animnousi Saviour, they Rejoice and to Him
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the ke voosin. Iktirmon Soze tous Se Who is Ineffably Born on Earth, they
Afton en tis Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest. gererontas. cry out and ceaselessly extol: O Lord
to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God. of Mercy, Save us who Honour Thee!
Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him, F E STAL I KOS – T HE H OLY AN CE STORS

Enite Afton, pase e Dynamis Aftou. all His Powers. To Thee praise is Aporrito vouli, tiktete sarki O asarkos, By the Ineffable Will, Born in the Flesh
Si prepi imnos to Theo. due, O God.
perigrafete nin Somati, O is the Fleshless One. In Body now
O KTOEH OS - L AU D S - S TIH ERA - T ONE 3 aperigraptos, ke Sozi atreptos tas circumscribed is the
Tou piise en aftis frima Engrapton. To execute upon them the Judgement amfo Ousias, arhin lamvani O fisi Uncircumscribed, immutably
Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis Aftou. that is Decreed; such Glory will be anarhos, ke Monos iperhronos, orate preserving both Essences. An origin
for all His Holy Ones. vrefos, O ipertelios, ferete hersin, O receives He Who by Nature is
feron ta simpanta. Dio tous toutou Unoriginate and Who alone
Defte panta ta Ethni, gnote tou friktou Come, all ye Nations, acknowledge the singenia semninomenous, os Theos transcends time. As an Infant is He
Mystiriou tin Dinamin: Hristos gar O Power of the dread Mystery; for stefi to eaftou toketo, ous Doxazontes perceived, He Who transcends
Sotir imon, O en arhi Logos estavrothi Christ our Saviour, the Word in the Pisti, asigitos ekvoomen. Iktirmon Perfection. Borne in arms is He Who
di imas, ke ekon etafi, ke Anesti ek beginning, was Crucified for us and Soze tous Se gererontas. bears the Universe. Therefore, as
nekron, tou Sose ta simpanta. Afton willingly buried and Arose from the God, by His Birth He Crowns those
Proskinisomen. dead to Save the whole Universe: Let who have the Honour of being His
us Worship Him! King; Whom we Glorify with Faith,
Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Afton. Praise God in His Saints; praise Him as we ceaselessly cry: “O Lord of
Enite Afton en Stereomati tis in the firmament of His Power. Mercy, Save us who Honour Thee!”
Dinameos Aftou. M E NAION - S Y NAX ARION – 29 DEC EM BE R

Diigisanto panta ta thavmasia, i filakes Thy guards recounted all the Marvels, O Ti KΘ’ tou aftou minos mnimi ton Agion On this 29 Day of the month, we
th

Sou Kyrie, alla to sinedrion tis Lord, but, by filling their right hand Nipion, ton ipo Irodou anerethenton, Commemorate the Holy Innocents –
mateotitos, plirosan doron tin dexian with gifts, the Sanhedrin of folly hiliadon dekatessaron. the 14,000 infants murdered by
afton, kriptin enomizon tin Anastasin thought to conceal Thy Resurrection, Herod.
Sou, in O kosmos Doxazi: Eleison which the world Glorifies: Have
imas! Mercy on us! Ti afti imera mnmi panton ton On this day we Commemorate all our
Hristianon, ke Adelphon imon, ton en Christian Brethren who have
Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts; limo ke dipsi ke makera ke krii perished by starvation and thirst, or
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the teliothenton. Telite de i afton Synaxis by the sword, or from exposure. The
Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty en tis Halkopratiis is ton Naon tis Synaxis in their Honour was held at
Haras ta panta peplirote, tis Anastaseos All things have been filled with Joy on Iperagias Theotokou, entha i Agia the Church of the Most Holy
tin piran ilifota: Maria gar i receiving proof of the Resurrection. Sofos. Theotokos in Chalcopratia, at Her
Magdalini epi to mnima ilthen, evren For Mary Magdalene came to the Holy Shrine.
Angelon epi ton lithon kathimenon, Tomb, found an Angel seated on the
tis imatiis exastraptonta, ke legonta: stone, and dazzling in shining

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anatrehontes evrimen kleos. make the Path easy for us, whereby
Ti afti imera mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Commemorate our Holy we may ascend and so attain Glory.
imon Markellou, Igoumenou tis Monis Father, St Markellos, Abbot of the
ton Akimiton. Unsleeping. Neon Ionas, en mihis thalattiis, Elthin Enclosed in the uttermost depths of the
edito ke zalin aparkese. Nigis ego de, sea, Jonah entreated Thee to come
Ti ati imera mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Commemorate our Holy to tirannountos Veli, Hriste and still the storm. And I, O
imon Thaddeou tou Omologitou. Father, St Thaddeus the Confessor. prosavdo, ton kakon aneretin, Christ, pricked by the dart of the
Mnimi tou Osiou Patros imon Georgiou, We Commemorate our Holy Father, St Thatton molin Se tis emis rathimias. tyrant, call upon Thee, the Slayer of
Episkopou Nikomidias, tou piitou George, Bishop and Hymnographer evil, beseeching Thee to come
asmatikon tinon Kanon ke Troparion. of Nicomedia, Inspired Composer of quickly and deliver me from my
various Canons and Troparia. slothfulness.
Ke ta Engkenia tou Naou ton Agion We Commemorate the Consecration of To pantanaktos exefavlisan potho, Caught and held fast by Love for the
m’Martyron, plision tou Halkou the Holy Church of the Forty Martyrs itahimenontos igkistromeni, Pedes King of all, the children despised the
Tetrapilou. near the bronze Tetrapylon. tirannou, distheon glossalgian, “Is impious threats of the tyrant in
ikathe gir aspeton, to Despoti, his boundless fury; and as the
legousin: Is eonas, Evlogitis I!” terrible fire withdrew before them,
Mnimi ton Agion ke Dikeon We Commemorate the Holy and they said to the Master: “Unto all
Theopatoron, Iosif tou Mnistoros tis Righteous Ancestors of God – St Ages Blessed art Thou!”
Agias Parthenou Despinis imon Joseph the Betrothed of our Lady,
Theotokou, Iakovou, tou Adelphou the Holy Theotokos and Ever Virgin ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ✞We praise, we Bless and we worship
tou Kyriou, ke David tou Profitou ke Mary, St James/Iakovos, the Brother Proskinoumen ton Kyrion the Lord!
Vasileos. of our Lord, and St David the Holy Mitran aflektos, ikonizousi Koris, i tis The Children of the Old Covenant who
Prophet of God and King. paleas pirpoloumeni nei, YperfIos, walked in the fire, yet were not
Tes ton Agion Sou Presvies, O Theos, By the Intercessions of Thy Saints, O kiousan esfragismenin, amfo de burnt, prefigured the Womb of the
Eleison ke Soson imas. God, have Mercy on us and Save us. drosa, Thavmatourgia mia Laous Maiden that remained sealed, when
pros imnon, exanistisi Haris. she gave Birth in a fashion past
Amin Amen nature. By the same Divine Grace
K ATAV ASIA – N ATIV ITY - I AM BIC V E RSE S - T ONE 1 both these Wonders were brought to
THE MAGNIFICAT 
pass in a Miracle and rouses all
Esose laon, thavmatourgon Despotis, Of old the Master Who works Wonders people to sing in praise.
iiron thalassis kima hersosas pale. Saved His people, making the watery
Ekon de tehthis ek Koris, trivon Vatin, wave of the sea into dry land; and MENAION - KATAVASIA – NATIVITY - CANON 1 - IAMBIC VERSES – TONE 1
Polou tithisin imin. On kat ousian, now of His own Will has He been
Ison te Patri, ke Vrotis doxazoumen. Born from a Virgin, and so He Megalinon psihi mou, tin Magnify, O my soul, Her who has
establishes a Path for us whereby we Litrosamenin, imas ek tis Kataras. Delivered us from the Curse.
may mount to Heaven. We glorify Stergin men imas, os akindinon fovo, It would be easier for us, because free
Him Who in Essence is equal to the raon siopin. To potho de Parthene, from all danger, to keep silence in
Father and to mortal men. imnous ifenin, sintonos tethigmenous, fear while it is hard indeed, O Virgin,
Nefson pros imnous iketon Energeta, Graciously accept, O Benefactor, the ergodes Estin. Alla ke Mitir sthenos, in Love to devise songs
Ehthrou tapinon tin epirmenin ofrin. praises of Thy servants, and bring osi pefiken, i proeresis didou. harmoniously put together. But do
Feronte Pantepopta tis amartias, down the spiteful, haughty looks of Thou, O Mother, grant us Strength to
SMALL LITANY & PRAISES TO THE
Iperthen akloniton, estirigmenous, the enemy. O Blessed Lord Who sees fulfil our good intent.
LORD 
Makar, melodous tin Vasi tis Pisteos. all, raise us up far above sin, and
establish Thy singers firm and S IX TH R E SURRE CTION EX AP OSTE IL ARION – T ONE 2
unshaken upon the foundation of Diknion oti anthropos, Soter, i kat When Thou Rose from the Grave, O
the Faith.
ousian, anastas ek to mnimatos, Saviour, Thou revealed Thyself a
Genous Vrotiou, tin anaplasin pale, Of old Habakkuk the Prophet was vroseos simmeteshes, ke meson stas Man by Nature, as Thou stood in the
Adon Profitis, Avvakoum prominii, counted worthy to behold ineffably edidaskes metanian kirissin. Evthis midst of the Disciples and ate with
Idin afrastos, axiothis ton tipon. Neon the Figure and Symbol of Christ’s de pros Ouranion, anelifthis Patera them and taught them the Baptism
vrefos gar ex orous tis Parthenou Birth, and he foretold in song the ke Mathites, pempin ton Parakliton of Repentance. Then at once Thou
Exilthe laon is anaplasin Logos. renewal of mankind. For a Young epingilo. Iperthee, Theanthrope, Ascended to Thy Heavenly Father
Babe, the Word, has now come forth Doxa ti Si egersi. and promised to send them the
from the Mountain that is the Virgin, Comforter. Wherefore, O Most
for the Renewal of the people. Divine and Incarnate God, Glory to
Ek niktos ergon, eskotismenis planis, From the night of deeds of dark error Thy Resurrection!
Ilasmou imin Hriste, tis egrigoros, nin we watch vigilantly, and sing to
Si telousin imnon, os evergeti, elthis Thee, O Christ, as to our Benefactor.
porizon evheri te tin trivon. Kath in Come to us and grant us cleansing;

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