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

The Small Paraklesis
of the

By the Grace of God
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Dormition of the Ever Blessed Theotokos

Re-edited & re-Published - 08 August 2012

1 – 15 August

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The Small Paraklesis
A PETITION TO THE EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS, SUNG AT EVERY CATASTROPHE AND AFFLICTION. COMPOSED BY THEOSTRIKTOS THE MONK OR, ACCORDING TO SOME, THEOPHANIOS THE SERVICE OF THE SMALL PARAKLESIS IS CHANTED IN TIMES OF DISTRESS AND SORROW OF SOUL AND DURING THE FIRST FOURTEEN DAYS OF AUGUST- DURING THE FAST BEFORE THE DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS ON 15 AUGUST.

§Evlogitos Amin

O Theos imon, pantote nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

PRIEST

§Blessed is our God always, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen

CHOIR

Psalm 142/1431
A PRAYER OF SUPPLICATION FOR PROTECTION FROM EVILDOERS

Kyrie isakouson tis prosefhis mou, O
enotise tin disin mou en ti Alithia Sou, epakouson mou en ti Dikeosini Sou.

Lord, hear my Prayer, give ear to my supplications in Thy Truth; hear me in Thy Righteousness. not enter into Judgement with Thy servant, for in Thy Sight no living is justified. the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has made me dwell in darkness, like those who have long been dead, and my spirit is overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is distressed.

Ke

mi iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Sou, oti ou dikeothisete enopion Sou pas zon. katedioxen o ehthros tin psihin mou. Etapinosen is gin tin zoin mou. Exathise me en skotinis, os nekrous eonos, ke ikidiasen ep eme to pnevma mou, en emi etarahthi i kardia mou.

Do

Oti

For

Emnisthin

imeron arheon, emeletisa en pasi tis ergis sou, en piimasi ton Hiron Sou emeleton. I psihi mou os gi anidros Si.

I

remembered the days of old; I meditated on all Thy Works; I pondered on the work of Thy Hands. spread out my hands to Thee; my soul longs for Thee, like a thirsty land. my spirit fails.

Diepetasa pros Se tas hiras mou. Taxi Mi
isakouson mou, Kyrie, exelipe to pnevma mou! apostrepsis to Prosopon Sou ap’ emou, ke omiothisome tis katavenousin is lakkon.

I

Hear me quickly, O Lord; Do

not turn Thy Face away from me, lest I be like those who go down into the pit. morning, for in Thee I have put my trust.

Akouston

piison mi to proi to Eleos Sou, oti epi Si ilpisa.

Cause me to hear Thy Mercy in the

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THIS IS THE PRAYER OF THOSE WHO ARE AFFLICTED AND WHO WAIT IN THE DARKNESS OF SIN FOR THE LIGHT OF SALVATION.

IT IS A PRAYER IN ANTICIPATION OF THE LIGHT OF DIVINE DAWN – A PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL AWAKENING.

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The Annunciation

Gnorison Exelou

Simeron

tis Sotirias imon to kefaleon, ke tou ap’ eonos Mystirious i fanerosis; O Ios tou Theou, Ios tis Parthenou ginete, ke Gavriil tin Harin Evangelizete. Dio ke imis Sin afto, ti Theotoko voisomen: Here, Keharitomeni, O Kyrios meta Sou!

Today

is the Crown of our Salvation, and the Revelation of the Mystery planned from Eternity; the Son of God, becomes the Virgin’s Son, and Gabriel announces the Grace. Wherefore, we along with him, to the Theotokos let us cry out: Hail, O Full of Grace: the Lord is with Thee!

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

Cause me to know, O Lord, the way
in which I should walk, for I lift up my soul to Thee.

me ek ton ehthron mou, Kyrie, pros Se katefigon. me tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si i O Theos mou.

Rescue me, Lord, from my enemies;
to Thee have I fled for refuge.

Didaxon To

Teach me to do Thy Will, for Thou
art my God.

Pnevma Sou to Agathon odigisi me en gi evthia. zisis me!

Thy good Spirit shall lead me in the
land of uprightness.

St Nicholas

Eneken tou Onomatos Sou, Kyrie, En
ti Dikeosini Sou exaxis ek thlipseos tin psihin mou, ke en to Eleei Sou exolothrefsis tous ehthrous mou. apolis pantas tou thlivontas tin psihin mou, oti ego doulos Sou imi.

For Thy Name’s sake, O Lord, Thou
shall quicken me.

Kanona

Pisteos ke ikona praotitos, engratias didaskalon, anedixe se ti Pimni Sou, i ton paragmaton Alithia. Dia touto ekomiso ti tapinosi ta ipsila, ti ptohia ta plousia.Pater Ierarha Nikolae, Presveve Hristo to Theo, Sothine tas psihas imon

As

Rule of the Faith and Picture of Gentleness, and Teacher of Temperance, Thou were exhibited to Thy Flock by the Truth of the evidence. Thus Thou acquired the lofty through Humility, the abundant through Poverty. O Father and Hierarch Nicholas: intercede with Christ our God, that our souls may be Saved

In

Thy Righteousness Thou shalt bring my soul out of trouble, and in Thy Mercy, Thou shalt utterly destroy my enemies. Thou shalt destroy all those who afflict my soul; for I am Thy servant. my supplications in Thy Truth; hear me in Thy Righteousness. [2]

Ke

And

Isakouson

mou, Kyrie, en ti Dikeosini Sou, ke mi iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Sou. [2] Pnevma Sou to Agathon odigisi me en gi evthia.

O Lord, hear my Prayer, give ear to

St Andrew

Os

ton Apostolon Protoklitos, ke tou korifeou Aftadelphos, ton Despotin ton olon Andrea iketeve, Irinin ti ikoumeni dorisasthe, ke tes psihes imon Mega Eleos.

As first of the Apostles to receive the
Call, and very Brother of the Prince of them, Intercede O Andrew, with the Master of us all: Peace to all the world to grant, and to our souls His Great Mercy.

To

Let Thy Good Spirit lead me on a
level Path.

Psalm 117/118
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY

Theos

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

The

St Gerasimos

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

Ton

Orthodoxon Prostatin ke Somati Angelon, ke Thavmatourgon Theoforon Neofaventa imin, epeneoen Pisti Thiou Gerasimon, ot Axios para Theou Apilipsen, iamaton tin aenaon Harin, ronnisi tous nosountas ke demonontas iate. Dio ke tis timosin afton, vrii iamata

Come, let us believers laud the Divine
Gerasimos Newly Revealed to us as a Champion of the Orthodox: a God-mantled Angel in the flesh and Wonderworker; for worthily he received from God the neverending Gift of Healing, to Heal the sick and to Restore to health the afflicted. Wherefore he overflows with Healing for those who honour him

STIHOS 1:

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

VERSE 1:

Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is Good; His Mercy endureth forever!

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!

STIHOS 2:

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

VERSE 2:

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

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!

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3.

STIHOS 3:

Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti thavmasti en ofthalmis imon.
Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

VERSE 3:

This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes.

Various Additional Hymns Megalynaria in honour of Parish Patrons
The Ever Blessed Theotokos

Theos

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!
TONE 4

Ipsothis of the Holy Cross –

En

Ti

Theotoko ektenos nin prosdramomen, amartolis ke tapini, ke prospesomen en metanias, krazondes ek vaThous psihis; Despina, voithison, ef iminm splahnisthisa; Spefson, apolimetha, ipo pliThous ptesmaton; Mi apostrepsis sous doulous kenous; Se gar ke monin Elpida kektimetha Patri Pnevmati ke Io ke Agio

To the Theotokos, let us run now
most fervently, as sinners and lowly ones, let us fall down in repentance, crying from the depths of our soul: Lady, come and help us, have compassion upon us; hasten now for we are lost in the host of our errors; do not turn Thy servants away, for Thou alone art a Hope to us.

ti Gennisi tin Parthenian efilaxas. En ti Kimisi ton kosmon ou katelipes Theotoke. Metestis pros tin Zoin, Mitir Iparhousa tis Zois. Ke tes Presvies tes ses litromeni, ek Thanatou tas psihas imon. (2)

In

giving Birth, O Theotokos, Thou hast retained Thy Virginity, and in Falling Asleep, Thou hast not forsaken the world. Thou who art the Mother of Life hast passed over into Life, and by Thy Prayers Thou dost Deliver our souls from Death. Wherefore, by Thine Intercessions, Deliver our souls from death (2)

The Holy Archangels

§Doxa Ti

§Glory

to the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Ton

Theotoko ektenos nin prosdramomen, amartolis ke tapini, ke prospesomen en metanias, krazondes ek vaThous psihis; Despina, voithison, ef iminm splahnisthisa; Spefson, apolimetha, ipo pliThous ptesmaton; Mi apostrepsis sous doulous kenous; Se gar ke monin Elpida kektimetha. eonon.

To the Theotokos, let us run now
most fervently, as sinners and lowly ones, let us fall down in repentance, crying from the depths of our soul: Lady, come and help us, have compassion upon us; hasten now for we are lost in the host of our errors; do not turn Thy servants away, for Thou alone art a Hope to us. ages.

Ouranion Stration Arhistratigi, disopoumen imas imis i anaxii, ina tes imon deisesi, tehisite imas, Skepi ton Pterigon, tis aflou imon Doxis, frourountes imas prospiptontas, ektenos ke Voontas. Ek ton kindinon Litrosasthe imas, os Taxiarhe ton ano Dinamenon. [3]

O

ye Foremost of the Heavenly Hosts, we who are unworthy, beseech You that by Your Petitions You encompass us with the Shadow of Your Immaterial Glory, preserving us who kneel and cry ceaselessly: Deliver us from oppressions, since You are the Princes of the Ranks of Dominions on High. [3]

St George the Great Martyr

Os

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Amin
IF
THE ABOVE OF

Amen
Apolytikion of the Patron Saint
HYMN IS NOT REPEATED, THE DESIGNATED APOLYTIKION THE PATRON SAINT/S OF THE CHURCH IS CHANTED

ton ehmaloton Eleftherotis, ke ton ptohon iperaspistis, asthenounton Iatros, Vasileon Ipermahos, Tropeofore Megalomartis Georgie: Presveve Hristo to Theo, Sothine tas psihas imon.

Since

Thou art a Liberator and Deliverer of captives, a Help and Succour of the poor and needy, a healing Physician of the sick, a Contender and Fighter for Kings, O Great Among Martyrs, the Victoryclad George: intercede with Christ God for the Salvation of our souls.

Apolytikion

- the Ever Blessed Theotokos

The Holy Trinity

En

ti Gennisi tin Parthenian efilaxas. En ti Kimisi ton kosmon ou katelipes Theotoke. Metestis pros tin Zoin, Mitir iparhousa tis Zois. Ke tes Presvies tes ses litromeni, ek Thanatou tas psihas imon.

In giving Birth, O Theotokos, Thou
has retained Thy Virginity, and in Falling Asleep, Thou has not forsaken the world. Thou who art the Mother of Life, has passed over into Life, and by Thy Prayers Thou delivers our souls from Death. Wherefore, by Thine Intercessions, deliver our souls from Death

Evlogitos

i Hriste O Theos imon O Pansofous tous aliis anadixas katapempsas aftis to Pnevma to Agion, ke di afton ten ikoumiin saginefsas, § Filanthrope, Doxa Si!

Blessed

art Thou, O Christ our God. Thou made the Fishermen All Wise by sending down upon them the Holy Spirit, and so through them Thou drew the world into Thy Net. §O Lover of mankind: Glory to Thee

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SMALL PARAKLESIS

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Dormition Exapostilaria -

TONE 3

6

Apostoli

ek peraton, sinathristhendes enthade Gethsimani to horio, kidefsate mou to soma; ke si Ie ke Thee mou, paralave mou to pnevma Glikasmos ton Angelon, ton thlivomenon i hara, Hristianon i prostatis; Parthene Mitir Kyriou, antilavou mou ke Rise ton Eonion Basanon Se mesitrian, eho, pros ton Filanthropon Theon; mi mou elegxsi tas praxsis, enopion ton Angelon; parakalo se Parthene, voithison mi en tahi.

O

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now
eonon

ye Apostles from far off, being gathered together in the village of Gethsemane, lay my body in burial, and Thou, my Son, and my God, receive now my spirit from me. gladness of the afflicted ones, a Protection of all Christians, O Virgin Mother of our Lord; grant me now help and Save me From the Eternal Torments

and forever and unto the ages of ages.

Amin
dinastias Sou, lalin I anaxii; Imi gar Si proistaso presvevousa, Tis imas erisato ek tosouton kindinon? Tis de diefilaxsen eos nin eleftherous? Ouk apostomen, Despina, ek Sou; Sous gar doulous sozis ai, Ek pandion dinon

Amen
Theotokion
shall never be silent, O Theotokos, of Thy Mighty Acts, all we the unworthy; for had Thou not stood to Intercede for us, who would have delivered us, from the numerous perils? Who would have preserved us all until now with our freedom? O Lady, we shall not depart from Thee, for Thou always Saves Thy servants from tribulation.

Ou siopisomen pote, Theotoke, Tas We

O

Thou art the Sweetness of Angels, the

Ke

I

have Thee as Mediator before God Who loves mankind; may He not question my action before the Hosts of the Angels, I ask of Thee, O Virgin, hasten now quickly to my aid. a City surrounded by twelve walls, a shining Throne touched by the sun, a royal Seat for the King, O Unexplainable Wonder, how dost Thou nurse the Master?

Psalm 50/51
The Psalm Of Repentance

Hristoplokotate

pirge, ke dodekatihe polis, iliostalakte throne, kathedra tou vasileos akatnoiton thavma; post galouhis ton Despotin?

Thou art a Tower adorned with gold,

Eleison me, O Theos kata to Mega Have
Eleos Sou.

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
exalipson to anomima mou.

And

Epithimo

Panagia, ta kalli tou Paradisou, ton Myrismon ke ta anthi, ke tin terpnin evodian, ke tas odas ton Angelon, otan imnoun ton Ion 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.

Wash For

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

Oti tin

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.

Dismissal Blessing

Si

§ Di

ehon ton Agion Pateron imon, Kyrie Iisou Hriste O Theos imon, eleison ke soson imas.

PRIEST

§ Through the Prayers of our Holy Father,, O Lord Jesus Christ our God, have mercy and Save us. Amen

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

Against

Amin

PEOPLE

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.

Idou

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

Behold, Thou

Randiis Plinis
6

me issopo, katharisthisome. iper

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

DURING

THE

1ST

TO

15TH

AUGUST FOR

THESE THE REST

EXAPOSTEILARIA OF THE YEAR GO

ARE TO

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.

CHANTED

FOR THE

USUAL

EXAPOSTEILARIA

Akoutiis

THE END OF THIS

SERVICE.

mi agalliasin ke evfrosinin, agaliasonte ostea tetapinomena.

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5.

Apostrepson to Prosopon Sou apo Turn Thy Sight from my sins, and
ton amartion mou, ke pasas tas anomias mou exalipson. Theos, ke pnevma evthes Engenison en tis engatis mou. Sou, ke to Pnevma Sou to Agion mi antanelis ap emou. blot out all my transgressions.

Apolytikion - the Ever Blessed Theotokos
THE
ENTIRE

CONGREGATION

SINGS THIS

HYMN

TOGETHER WITH THE

CHOIR

En

Kardian katharan ktison en emi, O Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and Renew a right spirit within me. not cast me away from Thy Presence, and taken not Thy Holy Spirit from me.

Mi aporripsis me apo tou Prosopou Do Apodos
mi tin Agalliasin tou Sotiriou Sou, ke Pnevmati Igemoniko stirixon me.

ti Gennisi tin Parthenian efilaxas. En ti Kimisi ton kosmon ou katelipes Theotoke. Metestis pros tin Zoin, Mitir Iparhousa tis Zois. Ke tes Presvies tes ses litromeni, ek Thanatou tas psihas imon. (2)

In giving Birth, O Theotokos, Thou has
retained Thy Virginity, and in Falling Asleep, Thou has not forsaken the world. Thou who art the Mother of Life has passed over into Life, and by Thy Prayers Thou Delivers our souls from Death. Wherefore, by Thine Intercessions, Deliver our souls from Death (2)

Restore

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

§ Doxa
En

Patri, Pnevmati

ke

Io,

ke

Agio

§ Glory

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit

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

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.

Rise

me ex ematon, O Theos, O Theos tis Sotirias mou, agalliasete i glossa mou tin Dikeosinin Sou.

Deliver me from

ti Gennisi tin Parthenian efilaxas. En ti Kimisi ton kosmon ou katelipes Theotoke. Metestis pros tin Zoin, Mitir Iparhousa tis Zois. Ke tes Presvies tes ses litromeni, ek Thanatou tas psihas imon.

In giving Birth, O Theotokos, Thou has
retained Thy Virginity, and in Falling Asleep, Thou has not forsaken the world. Thou who art the Mother of Life has passed over into Life, and by Thy Prayers Thou Delivers our souls from Death. Wherefore, by Thine Intercessions, Deliver our souls from Death
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Kyrie

ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma mou aanangeli tin Enesin Sou, oti i ithelisas thisian, edoka an Olokaftomata ouk evdokisis. to Theo, pnevma

O

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.

Apolytikion of the Day

Ke

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Now and ever, and unto the ages of
ages.

Amin.
here, sin ti foni esarkouto o ton olon Despotis, en si ti Agia Kivoto, os efi o dikeos David. Edihthis Platytera ton Ouranon, Vastasasa ton Ktistin sou.

Amen
Theotokion
Gabriel proclaimed unto Thee, O Virgin: Hail! With that cry did the Lord of all become Incarnate in Thee, the Holy Tabernacle, as spake the Righteous David. Thou hast manifested Thyself more spacious than the Heavens, in that Thou hast borne Thy Creator.

Thisia

A

sintetrimmenon Kardian sintetrimmenin ke tetapinomenin

Tou Gavriil dexamenou Si Parthene to As

O Theos ouk exoudenosi.

Agathinon,

Kyrie, en ti evdokia Sou tin Sion, ke ikodomithito ta tihi Ierousalim, tote eudokisis Thisian Dikeosinis, anaforan ke Olokaftomata - tote aniisousin epi to Thisiastirion Sou moshous.

Do

§Doxa to enikisanti en si! §Doxa to Proelthonti ek sou! §Doxa to Elevtherosanti imas
tokou sou! dia tou

§Glory to Him Who abode in Thee! §Glory to Him Who came forth from
Thee!

Eleison me, O Theos!

Have mercy on me, O God!

§Glory

to Him Who through Thy Birth-giving hath set us free!

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During the Dormition Lent – 1 – 14 August - The Apolytikion of the Day from the Menaion and the Theotokion are chanted at this point of the Small Paraklesis

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Oti

Eleimon gar 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.

PRIEST

Thou art a Merciful 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 unto the ages of ages.

For

Festal Canon of the Dormition
Dormition - Ode 1 IRMOS

2

TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Amin §Doxa

PEOPLE PRIEST

Si, Hriste O Theos, i Elpis imon, Kyrie Doxa Si! Alithinos Theos imon, tes Presvies tis Panahrantou ke Panamomou Agias Aftou Mitros, ton Agion Endoxon ke Panevfimon Apostolon, ton Agion Endoxon ke Kallinikon Martiron ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Ioakim ke Annis, tou Agiou .... ou tin Mnimin epiteloumen, ke Panton ton Agion, Eleise ke Sose imas, os Agathos ke Filanthropos ke Eleimon Theos.

to Thee, Christ our God, our Hope: Glory to Thee!

Amen §Glory

diodefsas osi xsiran, ke tin Egyptian, mohthirian diafigon, O Israilitis anevoa; To Litroti ke Theo imon asomen!

Igran

IRMOS

§O en Agiis Thavmastos, Hristos O

PRIEST

§May Christ our True God, through the intercessions of ThIine All-Pure and Blameless Holy Mother.... of the Holy Glorious and Praise-worthy Apostles; of the Holy Glorious and Triumphant Martyrs; of [ T H E P A T R O N O L SAINT/FEAST OF THE CHURCH]; of the Holy Righteous Ancestors of God Joachim and Anna; of S A I N T (NAME/S) whose Memory we celebrate today; and of all the Saints: have Mercy and Save us, as a Good and Loving God. Amen

Crossing the waters on dry land, in that way escaping from the evils of Egypt’s land, the Israelites cried out exclaiming: Let us sing to our Redeemer and our God!

§Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Polis sinehomenos pirazmis, Pros With my temptations surrounding
Se katafevgo, Sotirian epiziton; O Miter tou Logou, ke Parthene, Ton disheron ke dionon me diasoson. me, searching for Salvation, I have sought Refuge in Thee; O Mother of the Word, and EverVirgin, from all distresses and dangers deliver me.

§Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Pathon me taratousi prosvole, Polis Assaults of the passions have
athimias, Empiplose mou tin psihin; Irinefson Kori, ti galini, Ti tou Iou ke Theou Sou, Panamome shaken me - my soul to its limits has been filled with much despair! Bring peace, O Maiden, in the calmness of Thy Son and Thy God, All-Blameless One.

Amin
THE FAITHFUL REVERENCE THE ICON OF THE THEOTOKOS WHILE THE FOLLOWING TROPARIA ARE
CHANTED

PEOPLE

Exaposteilaria

§ Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§ Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit. God and the Saviour Thou has given Birth - so I beseech Thee, O Virgin, from the dangers deliver me; for now I run to Thee for Refuge, with both my soul and my reasoning. of ages.

Sotira tekousa se ke Theon, Disopo, To
Parthene, Litrothine me ton dinon; Si gar nin prosfevgon anatino, Ke tin psihin ke tin dianian.

THE HOLY ICONS ARE A MEANS OF REVERENCE TOWARDS THOSE PROTOTYPES DEPICTED THEREON. JUST AS WE MAY KISS THE
PHOTOGRAPHS OF OUR BELOVED AS ONES WHEN THEY ARE ABSENT, SO TOO WE KISS THE

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

HOLY ICONS

WE WOULD HAVE KISSED THEM HAD THEY BEEN PHYSICALLY PRESENT.

HOLY ICONS

THEMSELVES

ARE

NEVER

Amin Nosounda

WORSHIPPED!

THEY ARE CONSIDERED AS HOLY THINGS OF GOD WHO ALONE IS WORSHIPPED, PRAISED AND GLORIFIED. THE ICONS DEPICT OUR BELOVED SAINTS AND HOLY MARTYRS WHO ARE ALWAYS PRESENT IN SPIRIT – THEY ARE THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT AND THEY ARE PERFECT EXAMPLES OF VIRTUOUS LIFE THAT WE MUST STRIVE TO IMITATE SO THAT WE TOO MAY GAIN ETERNAL LIFE

to soma ke tin psihin, episkopis thias, ke pronias tis para sou, axioson moni Theomiter, os Agathi Agathou te Loheftria

Amen. Diseased is the body and the soul!
Deem me truly worthy of Divine Guidance and Thy Care; for Thou alone art God’s Mother, as the Good and the Birthgiver of the Good.

2

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7.

Dormition - Ode 3
IRMOS

apsidos orofourge Kyrie, ke tis Ekklisias Domitor, Si me stereoson, en ti Agapi ti Si, ton efeton I akrotis, ton Piston to Stirigma, mone Filanthrope

Ouranias

IRMOS

The Apse of the Heavens, art

Eti

Thou O Lord, Fashioner, and the Holy Church’s Great Founder. Likewise establish me, iIn constant Love for Thee for Thou art the Height of our longing; Support of the Faithful, the only Friend of all.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Prostasion ke Skepin, Zois emis A Protection and Shelter, I have in
tithimi, se Theogenitor Parthene; si me kivernison, pros ton limena sou, ton Agathon i etia, ton piston to Stirigma, moni Panimnite. my life with Thee, the Theotokos and Virgin: pilot me towards Thy Port; for Thou art the Cause of that which is Good. The Support of the Faithful and the Only Allpraised One.

deometha, iper Eleous, Zois, Irinis, Igias, Sotirias, Epikepseos, Sighoriseos ke Afeseos to amartion, ton doulon tou Theou panton ton evsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon, ton katikounton ke parepidimounton en ti poli [….] tafti, ton enoriton, epitropon, sindromiton ke afieronton tou Agiou Naou toutou. iper Igias ke Sotiriaston doulon tou Theou ....

PRIEST

Again we pray for Mercy, Life, Peace, Health, Salvation, Visitation, Forgiveness and Remission of the sins of the servants of God, all pious and Orthodox Christians, those who reside and visit in this city, the members, council members, contributors and benefactors of this Holy Church Lord have mercy [3] Again we pray

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha ke

PEOPLE PRIEST

for the Sanctification and Salvation of the servants of God ...

THE PRIEST COMMEMORATES THOSE FOR WHOM THE PARAKLESIS IS SUNG...

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Iketevo Parthene, ton psihikon I entreat Thee, O Virgin, disperse
tarahon, ke tis athimias tin zalin diaskedase mou; si gar, Theonimfe, ton arhigon tis galinis, ton Hriston ekiisasas moni Panaharande. the storm of my grief and my soul’s most inward confusion. Scatter it far from me, for Thou art the Bride of God, for Thou has brought forth the Christ, the Prince of Peace; O AllBlameless One.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha iper

§ Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§ Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit.

Evergetin

tekousa, ton to kalon etion, tis evergesias ton plouton, pasin anavlison; panda gar dinase, os dinaton en ishii, ton Hriston kiisasa, Theomakariste

Having brought forth unto us the
Cause and Giver of Good, from Thy great abundance of Kindness, pour forth upon us all; for all is possible for Thou who carried the Christ, Who is Mighty in Power; Thou who art Blessed of God. of ages.

tou diafilahthine tin Again Ekklisian ke tin polin (…..) taftin, ke pasan polin ke horan apo orgis, limou, limou, sismou, katapontismou, piros, maheras, epidromis allofilon, emfiliou polemou, ke efnidiou thanatou. Iper ton ileon, efmeni ke efdilakton, genesthe ton Agathon ke Filanthropon Theon imon, tou apostrepse ke diaskedase pasan orgin ke noson, tin kath imon kinoumenin. Ke risathei imas ek tis epikimenis dikeas aftou apilis, ke eleise imas. tou isakouse Kyrion ton Theon fonis tis Deiseos imon ton amartolon, ke Eleise imas. O Theos, O Sotir imon, I Elpis panton ton paraton tis gis ke ton en thalassic makran. Ke ileos, ileos genou imin, Despota epi tes amarties imon, ke Eleison imas.

Lord have mercy [3] PRIESTAgain we pray
PEOPLE

for the safekeeping of this Holy Church and this city, and of all cities and town from pestilence, famine, earthquake, flood, fire and the sword, from invasion of enemies, civil war, and unforeseen death; for His mercy that He will be kind to entreat as our good God, Who lovest all people and that He may turn away and scatter all wrath and disease that moves against us, and deliver us from His impending, justified chastisement, and have mercy on us.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha iper

PEOPLE PRIEST

Lord have mercy [3] Again we pray that the Lord God

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

will hear the voices of the Petitions of us sinners and have Mercy on us.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Amin Halepes

arosties, ke noseris pathesin, exsetazomeno Parthene, si mi voithison; ton iamaton gar, anelipi se ginosko, thisavron Panamome, ton Adapaniton.

Amen With most

Kyrie Eleison [3] Epakouson imon,

serious ailments, and with the passions so dark, I am being tested! O Virgin, come and bring help to me for I have known of Thee, that Thou art without fail, the Endless Treasure of Cures, only AllBlameless One.

the Hope of all the ends of the earth, and of those who are far off upon the sea; and have Compassion for us, O Master, for our many sins, and have Mercy upon us.

Lord have mercy [3] Hear us, O God, our Saviour,

Kyrie Eleison [3]

PEOPLE

Lord have mercy [3]

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25.

Troparia:
(USUALLY
CHANTED WHEN PERFORMED TOGETHER

THE

TONE (6) PLAGAL 2 PARAKLESIS &

VESPERS

ARE

Diasoson,

)

Eleison imas Kyrie, eleison imas: pasis
gar apologias aporoundes, taftin si tin ikesian os Despoti, i amartoli proferomen; eleison imas

Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy
on us, for we are empty of all defence, as sinners we offer this supplication to Thee; O Master, have mercy on us.

apo kindinon tous doulous sou Theotoke, oti pandes meta Theon is se katafevgomen, os arrikton Tihos ke Prostasian.

Deliver

us, all of Thy servants, from danger, O Theotokos! After God, we all flee to Thee, for Shelter and Covering, as an unshakeable Wall and our Protection.

Theotokion

Epivlepson,

§Doxa Kyrie

Patri, Pnevmati

ke

Io,

ke

Agio

§ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit

eleison imas epi Si gar pepthamen. Mi orgisthis imin sfodra, mides mnisthis ton anomion imon, al epvlepson ke nin os efsplahnos, ke litrose imas ek ton ehthron imon. Si gar i Theos imon, ke imis laos Sou; pandes gar erga Hiron Sou, ke to Onoma Sou epikeklimetha nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Lord, have mercy on us, for in Thee we
have put our trust; be not exceedingly angry with us, nor remember our many iniquities; but look upon us now as the Compassionate, and deliver us from our enemies; for Thou art our God, and we art Thy people, we art all the work of Thy Hands, and upon Thy Name we have now called.

en evmenia Panimnite Theotoke, epi tin emin halepin tou somatos kakosin, ke iase tis psihis mou to algos.

Turn

to me in Thy good favour, All Praise-Worthy Theotokos! Look upon my grave illnesses, which painfully sting my flesh and heal the cause of my soul’s pain and suffering.

Small Litany

Eleison

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

PRIEST

Have Mercy on us, O God, according to Thy Great Mercy, we pray Thee: hear us and have Mercy Lord, have mercy (3) Let us pray for Pious Lord, have mercy (3) Let us pray for
and

Ke

Now

Kyrie eleison Eti deometha

PEOPLE PRIEST

and ever, and unto the ages of ages.

iper ton evsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon. iper tou Arhipiskopou imon [SERGIOU] iper imon, ton Iereon, Ierodiakonon ke pasis tis en Adelfotitos. ton Adelfon Ieromonahon, Monahon, ke Hristo imon

Orthodox Christians.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Amin Tis
efsplahnias tin pilin anixon imin evlogimeni Theotoke; elpizondes is Se, mi astohisomen; risthimen dia Sou ton peristaseon; Si gar i i Sotiria tou genous ton Hristianon

Amen.
Theotokion

Kyrie eleison Eti deometha Kyrie eleison Eti deometha

our

Archbishop (SERGIOS)...
PEOPLE PRIEST

The Doors of caring now do open for
us, O Most Blessed Theotokos, so that hoping in Thee we shall not fail; through Thee we may be delivered from adversities, for Thou art the Salvation of the Christian Faith.

Lord, have mercy (3) Let us pray for our Brethren,

Pirests, Hieromonks, Deacons, and Monastics, and all our Brethren in Christ.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Ektene – Fevent Supplications

Eleison

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

PRIEST

Have mercy on us, O God, according to Thy Great Love. We pray Thee, hearken, and have Mercy.
Pope & Patriarch (THEODOROS) 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.

Kyrie eleison Eti deometha

Kyrie Eleison [3] Iper tou Papa

PEOPLE PRIEST

ke Patriarhi imon (THEODOROU) ke tou Arhiepiskopou imon (SERGIOU,) tou Timiou Presviteriou, tis en Hristo Diakonias, pantos tou Klirou ke tou laou tou Kyriou deithomen.

Lord have mercy [3] Again we pray for our

iper Eleous, Zois, Irinis, Igias, Sotirias, Episkepseos, Sighoriseos ke afeseos ton amartion ton doulon tou Theou, panton ton efsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon, ton katikounton ke parepidimounton en ti poli tafti, ton enoriton, epitropon, sindromiton ke afiroton tou Agiou Naou toutou. ton karpoforounton ke kalliergounton en to Agio ke pansepto Nao touto, kopionton, iper

Lord, have mercy (3) Let us again pray for Mercy,

Life, Peace, Health, Salvation, Protection, and Forgiveness of sins of all Pious and Orthodox Christians living and visiting in this city, the Parishioners, the members of the Parish Council, and the Donors and Benefactors of this Holy Sanctuary
PEOPLE PRIEST

Kyrie Eleison [3]

PEOPLE

Lord have mercy [3]

Kyrie eleison Eti deometha

those who do charitable work, for those who serve in this Holy House, for those who Labour,

Lord, have mercy (3) Let us again pray for

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psalonton ke iper tou periestotos laou, tou apekdehomenou to ParaSou Mega ke Plousion Eleos.

Teach and Sing, and for all the People here present who await Thy Great and Abundant Mercy.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Pase

Kyrie eleison § Oti Eleimon

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

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 unto Ages of Ages.
PEOPLE

Lord, have mercy (3) § For Thou art a Merciful

ton Angelon e Stratie, Prodrome Kyriou, Apostolon i dodekas, i Agii Pantes, meta tis Theotokou, piisate Presvian, is to Sothine imas.

With

the Hosts of Angels, God’s Messengers,with the Lord’s Forerunner and Apostles, the Chosen Twelve, with the Saints Most Holy and with Thee, O Theotokos, we seek Thine Intercession for our Salvation.

Trisagion Prayers
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND

§Agios

Amin. Presvia
thermi, ke tihos aprosmahiton, eleous pigi, tou kosmou katafigion, ektenos voomen Si, Theotoke Despina, profthason, ke ek kindinon litrose imas, i moni taheos prostatevous.

Amen
2

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 upon us. [3]

Dormition Kathisma – TONE

§ Doxa

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

A

Fervent Prayer, and Wall most unshakeable, a Merciful Spring and Shelter of all mankind! Fervently, we cry to Thee: O Theotokos, our Lady, come to us and from all dangers now deliver us the only Protection who speeds to us.
ODE 4

Amin §Panagia

Dormition IRMOS

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 Name’s sake.

Isakikoa Kyrie, tis ikonomias Sou to Mystirion; katnoisa ta Erga Sou, ke edoxsasa Sou tin Theotita.

IRMOS

O Lord, I have heard of the wondrous Mystery of Thy Salvation; I have contemplated all Thy Works and I have glorified Thy Great Divinity.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Lord have mercy [3] §Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. §Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon. and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto Ages of Ages.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. To pathon mou ton tarahon, i ton Still the darkest of passions, calm
kivernitin tekousa Kyrion, ke ton klidona katevnason, ton emon Ptesmaton Theonimfefte the sea of errors in Thy Great Peacefulness. It was Thee who bore the Guiding Lord, and Thee who art the Blessed Bride of God.

Amin
EVERYONE PRAYS IN UNISON

Amen
Our Lord’s Prayer

Pater

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Efsplahnias tin avison, Thy Depth of Compassion grant to
epikaloumeno tis sis parashou mi, i ton efsplahnon kiisasasa, ke Sotira pridon ton imnoundonse me as one beseeching Thee! Thou has carried the Compassionate One, the Saviour of those praising Thee.

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 pirasmon, alla rise imas apo tou ponirou. ke i Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Our

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

§ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i Dinamis

PRIEST

§ Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§ Glory We

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit are thankful for all the Gifts that we have been granted by Thee the Spotless One; and to Thee, we sing a hymn of praise, knowing Thee to be the Mother

Apolavondes

Panagne, ton son Dorimaton efharistirion, anamelpomen efimnion, i ginoskondes se Theomitera

Amin

§ For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory, § of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto the Ages of Ages. Amen

PEOPLE

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23.

Word, True Theotokos, Magnify Thee!

we eonon.

of God.

Tin

ipsiloteran ton Ouranon, ke katharoteran lampidonon iliakon, tin litrosamenin imas ek tis kataras, tin Despina tou kosmou, imnis timisomen

Higher

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

ages

than the Heavens Above art Thou, and Thou art much purer than the radiance of the sun; Thou who hast Redeemed us from the Curse which is upon us; the Lady of all people, in Hymns do we honour Thee.

Amin Amen I Elpida ke Stirigma, ke tis Sotirias As a Hope and Foundation, and a
Tihos akradandon, kektimeni se Panimnite, diskerias pasis eklitroumetha. Wall unshaken of our Salvation; we have Thee, the All-Lauded One, and from afflictions Thou rescuest us.
IRMOS

Apo

ton polon mou amartion, astheni to soma, astheni mou ke i psihi; pros Se katafevgo tin Keharitomenin; Elpis apilpizmenon, Si mi voithison.

From

the great multitude of my sins, ill am I in body, ill am I also in my soul; I am fleeing to Thee, the One who is AllBlessed, the Hope of all the hopeless, please come, bring help to me. Saves, receive the Supplications of the lowly who pray to Thee; mediate between us and the One Thou brought forth; O Lady of all people, Intercede for us. to Thee; Thee, the All-praised Lady, Theotokos, we hymn with joy; with the Saints most Holy, together with the Baptist, Beseech, O Theotokos, For God’s Mercy on us.

Dormition Ode 5
IRMOS

imas, tis prostagmasi Sou, Kyrie, ke to vrahioni Sou to ipsilo, tin Sin Irinin, paraskou imin Filanthrope

Fotison

Lord, Enlighten us, with Thy Precepts that can guide our lives, and with Thy Arm Most Powerful grant us Thy Peace, O Thou Who art the Friend of all.

Despina ke Mitir tou Litrotou, dexe Lady and the Mother of Him Who
paraklisis anaxsion Son iketon, ina mesitevsis pros ton ek Sou tehthenda; O Despina tou kosmou, genou mesitria

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Emblison Agni, efrosinis tin Pure One, fill my heart with
kardian mou, tin sin akiraton didousa haran, tis efrosinis i genisasa ton etion

a merriment, a happiness. Bestow on me Thy spotless Joy, for Thou has given Birth to Him Who is the cause of Joy.

Psalomen prothimos Si tin odin, nin Now with zeal we chant this Ode
ti Panimnito Theotoko, harmonikos meta tou Prodromou, ke pandon ton Agion, disopi Theotoke, tou iktirise imas

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Litrose imas, ek kindinon Theotoke, Deliver all of us from the dangers,
Agni, i eonian tekousa Litrosin, ke tin Irinin tin panda noun iperexousan. Theotokos, Most Pure, for Thou bore the Timeless Deliverer, and Thou bore the Peace that has surpassed all Thought.

Alala

ta hili ton asevon ton mi proskinoundon, tin Ikona Sou tin septin, tin istorithisan ipo tou Apostolou, Louka Ierotatou, tin Odigitrian.

Speechless

§ Doxa

be the lips of the impious ones, those who do not reverence Thy great icon, the Sacred One who is called Directress, and was depicted for us by one of the Apostles, Luke the Evangelist.

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§Glory

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.

Lison tin ahlin ton Ptesmaton mou, Dissipate
Theonimfe, to Fotismo tis sis lambrotitos, i Fos tekousa to Thion ke proeonion.

the cloud of my sinfulness, O Bride of God, with the Brightness of Thy Eminence; for Thou brought forth the Light, Divine Light, which was before all time. of ages.

Festal Megalynation - Transfiguration4

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

Thelon

epidixe tis Mathites, Dinamin ex Ipsous, ke Sofian para Patros, en Ori anilthes, Hriste to Thavorio, ke lampsas os Despotis toutous Efotisas.

Wishing to display Power from on
High, and the Father’s Wisdom to Thy Three Holy and Divine Disciples, O Christ, Thou Ascended Mount Tabor, and shining as the Master, there Thou Illumined them.

Amin Iase Agni,

ton pathon mou tin Astenian, episkopis sou axsiosasa, ke tin igian ti Presvia sou paraschou mi.

Amen Heal me

from the ills that the passions bring, Most Pure One. Make me worthy of Thy Guiding Care, and grant me health, through Thy Intercessions and Thy Prayers.

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SMALL PARAKLESIS

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11.

Dormition Ode 6
IRMOS

Parthene, Hriston kiisasasa.

Tin deisin ekheo pros Kyrion, ke afto apangelo mou tas thilipsis; oti kakon, i psihi mou eplisthi, ke i zoi mou to adi prosingise ke deome os Ionas; Ek fthoras O Theos me anagage.

IRMOS

My Petition, I pour out to the Lord, and to Him I will confess all my sorrows; for many woes fill my soul to its limits, and unto Hades my whole life has not approached for like Jonah, I pray to Thee, O God: now raise me from corruption.

Who dried all the tears, from all the faces of people; the Christ was born of Thee.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Haras mou tin kardian, Pliroson With gladness fill my heart, Most
Parthene, i tis Haras dexameni to pliroma, tis amartias tin lipin exafanisasa Holy Virgin Lady, for Thou art she who received the abundant Joy; take the grief of my sinfulness And make it disappear. a Wall unshaken become, O Virgin, for those who flee to Thee, a sheltered Cover and Refuge, And a Place of Joy.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Thanatou ke tis fthoras os esosen, From death and corruption He has
eafton ekdedokos to thanato, tin tin fthora, ke thanato mou fisin, katestisan Parthene disopison, ton Kyrion sou ke Ion, tis ehthron kakourgias me risasthe. Saved my nature, held by death and corruption; for unto death He Himself has surrendered; for which reason, O Virgin, please intercede with Him Who is Thy Lord and Son, from the enemies’ evil deliver me.

§Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Limin ke Prostasia, ton Si A Shelter and Protection And
prosfevgondon, genou Parthene, ke Tihos akradandon, Katafigi te ke Skepi ke Agalliama

§ Doxa Fotos

§Iperagia Theotoke soson imas
Prostatin
se tis Zois epistame, ke frouran asfalestatin Parthene, ton pirasmon, dialiousan ohlon, ke epirias demonon elavnousan; ke deome diapandos, ek fthoras ton pathon mou ristine me Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§Most Holy Theotokos Save us.
I
know Thee as the Protection of my Life, a Steadfast Shelter and Refuge, O Virgin; disperse the host of my many temptations, and force away the demonic attacks from me; I pray to Thee unceasingly, from corruption of passions deliver me. Son, and to the Holy Spirit.

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§ O

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
Virgin, from the brightness of Thy Light Illumine the ones who call Thee most piously God’s Mother, take all the gloom of our ignorance and banish it away. ages.

Sou tes aktisi, Lamprinon Parthene, to zoferon tis Agnias diokousa, tous efsevos Theotokon Se katangellondas

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

§ Doxa
Os

§ Glory to the Father, and to the
We have Thee as a Wall of Refuge,
and our soul’s most Perfect Salvation; Thou art an Aid, in affliction, O Maiden, and in Thy Light we rejoice to Eternity; O Lady, also now, from the passions and dangers deliver us. ages.

Tihos karafigis kektimetha, ke psihon se pandeli Sotirian, ke platismon, em tes thlipsesi, Kori, ke to Foti sou ai, agalometha, O Despina ke nin imas, ton pathon ke kindinon diasoson.

Amin Kakoseos

en topo to tis asthenias tapinothenda, Parthene therapefson, ex arostias is rosin metaskevazousa

Amen. Oppressed

am I, O Virgin; in a place of sickness, I have been humbled; I ask Thee: bring remedy - transform my illness, my sickness, into wholesomeness.
THE THE FOLLOWING

THE PRIEST

CENSES THE

WHERE THE CHANTED.

ALTAR, THE CHURCH AND PARAKLESIS IS BEING HELD WHILE

CONGREGATION, OR THE PLACE MEGALYNARIA ARE

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

Megalynaria

- The Magnificat

Amin
ouk estin iasis ti sarki mou: al i Theon, ke Sotira tou kosmou, ke ton litira ton noson kiisasasa, sou deome tis agathis; Ek fthoras nosimaton anastison.

Amen
lie now on a bed of infirmities, and there is no healing at all for my body except for Thee, who has brought forth our Saviour, God the Healer of all our infirmities; of Thy Goodness, I pray to Thee, from corruption of sicknesses raise me.

§Axion estin os Alithos,

En klini nin asthenon katakime, ke I

Makarizin Se tin Theotokon, tin Aimakariston ke Panamomiton ke Mitera tou Theou imon

§Truly

Thou art worthy to be blessed, Mother of our God, the Theotokos, Thou art the Ever Blessed One, and All Blameless One, and the Mother of our God. Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the

§Tin

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

§ More

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remedy: for the Saviour Christ was born from Thee.

Diasoson,

Dormition - Ode 8
IRMOS

Ton Vasilea ton Ouranon, on

IRMOS

imnousi, Stratie ton Angelon, imnite ke iperipsoute, is pandas tous eonas

The King of Heaven, Who is praised, and is hymned by the Host of the Angels; praise Him and exalt Him throughout the many ages.

apo kindinon tous doulous Sou, Theotoke, oti pandes meta Theon is Se katafevgomen, os arrikton Tihos ke Prostasian.

Deliver

us - all Thy servants from dangers, O Theotokos. After God, we all flee to Thee for shelter and covering, as an unshakeable Wall and our Protection.

Theotokion

Ahrande,

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Tous voithias tis para Sou Do not neglect those who seek the
deomenous, mi Paridis Parthene, imnoundas ke iperipsoundas Se Kori, is eonas help Thou grantest. They hymn Thee, O Virgin Maiden, And they do exalt Thee throughout the many ages.

i dia lougou ton Logon anermineftos, ep’ eshaton ton imerion tekousa, disopison, os ehousa Mitrikin parisian.

Spotless

One, who by a word, brought to us the Word Eternal, in the last days ineffably. Plead Thou now with Him as the One with the motherly favour.

Ektene – Fervent Supplications

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

PRIEST

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Ton iamaton to dapsiles epiheis tis O Virgin, Thou pourest a wealth
pistos imnousi Se Parthene, ke iperipsousi, ton afraston Sou Tokon. of healing on those faithfully hymn Thee, those who exalt Childbearing wonder. who and Thy

Have mercy on us, O God, according to Thy Great Love. We pray Thee, hearken, and have Mercy.

Kyrie Eleison [3] Iper tou Papa

ke

Patriarhi

Lord have mercy [3] PRIEST Again we pray for our Pope &
PEOPLE

§ Doxa Tas

Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati

§ Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit.

(THEODOROU) ke tou Arhiepiskopou imon (SERGIOU,) tou Timiou

asthenias mou tis psihis iatrevis, ke sarkos tas ordinas Parthene, ina Se Doxazo tin Keharitomenin. nin ke Ai ke is tous eons ton eonon. Si tas prosvolas ekdiokis, ke pathon tas efodous Parthene, othen Se imnoumen is pandas tous eonas

The

infirmities of my soul are healed by Thee, And the pains of my body, O Virgin, So that I may praise Thee, O Lady, in God’s Favour. of ages.

Presviteriou, tis en Hristo Diakonias, pantos tou Klirou ke tou laou tou Kyriou deithomen.

Patriarch (THEODOROS) Archbishop (SERGIOS,) for the Venerable Priesthood of the Diaconate in Christ, for all the Clergy and the Laity, let us pray to the Lord.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha, iper

Ke

Now and ever, and unto the ages Amen Thou drivest away the assaults of
temptations, and attacks of the passions, O Virgin. Therefore we do praise Thee throughout the many ages.
IRMOS

Amin Ton pirasmon

Dormition - Ode 9
IRMOS

Eleous, Zois, Irinis, Igias, Sotirias, Epikepseos, Sighoriseos ke Afeseos to amartion, ton doulon tou Theou panton ton efsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon, ton katikounton ke parepidimounton en ti poli [….] tafti, ton enoriton, epitropon, sindromiton ke afieronton tou Agiou Naou toutou. iperigias ke Sotirias ton doulon tou Theou [ ….] meta ton ikion ke singenon afton.
POINT

Mercy, Life, Peace, Health, Salvation, Visitation, Forgiveness and Remission of the sins of the servants of God, all Pious and Orthodox Christians, those who reside and visit in this city, the members, Council Members, Contributors and Benefactors of this Holy Church.

Lord have mercy [3] Again we pray for

Theotokon, Se omologoumen i dia Sou sesosmeni, Parthene Agni sin Asomatis hories, Se megalinondes

Kyrios

through Thee, O Pure Virgin, hence we do confess Thee to be Most Truly the Birthgiver of our Lord; with Choirs of Bodiless Angels, Thee do we Magnify.

Saved

Kyrie Eleison [3] Eti deometha ke
AT ,

Lord have mercy [3] PRIEST Again we pray for the health
PEOPLE

and Salvation of the servants of God and their families...
THOSE FOR WHOM THE

THIS

THE

PRIEST

COMMEMORATES
PEOPLE PRIEST

PARAKLESIS

IS SUNG

.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us Roin mou ton dakrion, mi The streams of my many tears,
apopiisis, i ton pandos ek prosopou, pan dakrion afirikota reject not, Holy Virgin; for Thou gavest Birth to the One

Kyrie Eleison [3] Oti Eleimon ke Filanthropos Theos
iparhis ke Si tin Doxan anapempomen § to Patri ke to

and Loving God, and to Thee we give Glory, to the § Father, and

Lord have mercy [3] For Thou art a Merciful

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

to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto the ages of ages.
PEOPLE

Spirit, now and ever, and unto Ages of Ages.

Amin Prostasia
ton Hristianon akateshinde, Mesitia pros ton piitin ametathete, me Paridis amartolon deiseon fonas: ala profthason, os agathi, is tin voithian imon, ton pistos kravgazondon si: Tahinon is previan ke spefson is ikesian, i Prostatevousa ai, Theotoke ton timondon se.

Amen
– TONE 2

Amin
IRMOS

PEOPLE

Amen

Dormition - Ode 7:

TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
IRMOS

Festal Kontakion – Dormition

A

Protection of Christians unshameable, Intercessor to our Holy Maker, unwavering, reject not the Prayerful cries of those who are in sin. Instead, come to us, for Thou art good; Thy loving Help bring unto us, who are crying in Faith to Thee: hasten to intercede and speed now to Supplicate, as a Protection for all time, Theotokos, for those who honour Thee.
3

I ek tis Ioudeas, katandisandes pedes en Vaviloni pote, ti Pisti tis Triados, tin floga tis kaminou, katepatisan psalondes; O ton Pateron imon, Theos Evlogitos i.

Coming out of Judea, Once the young men did go to the land of Babylon; The flame of the furnace, They trampled down while chanting, With their faith in the Trinity: O the God of our Fathers, Blessed art Thou, our God.

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Tin imon Sotirian, os ithelisas, As Thou willed, O our Saviour, To
Soter Ikonomisasthe, en Mitra tis Parthenou, katokisas to kosmo, in prostatin anedixsas; O ton Pateron imon Theos, Evlogitos i. dispense our Salvation through Thine Economy Inside the Virgin’s womb; Thou showed to all the people that she was our own Guardian; O the God of our Fathers, Blessed art Thou, our God.

First Festal Antiphon of the Anavathmi

-TONE 4

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

my youth up many passions have warred against me. But do Thou succour and save me, O Saviour. [2]

I

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
to confusion by the Lord; like grass in the fire shall they be withered up. [2]

§ Iperagia Theotoke soson imas § Most Holy Theotokos Save us. Thelitin tou Eleous, on egenisas The Bestower of Mercy whom
Miter Agni disopison, risthine ton Ptesmaton, psihis te molismaton, tous en pisti kravgazondas; O ton Pateron imon Theos, Evlogitos i. Thou borest, O Pure Mother, entreat on our behalf; from sins deliver us and from the soul’s defilement, we who cry out most faithfully: O the God of our Fathers, Blessed art Thou, our God.

§ 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, Ierokrifios.

Through

the Holy Spirit is every soul quickened and exalted in purity, and Illumined by the Triune Unity in Mystic Holiness. Ages.

§ Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

§ Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit

Thisavron

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

Amin Agio

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

Amen From

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

Sotiria ke Pigin aftharsias tin se kiisasasan, ke pirgon asfalias, ke thiran metanias, tis kravgazousin edixsas. O ton Pateron imon Theos, Evlogitos i.

A Fountain of Purity and a Tower
of Safety is She who carried Thee, a Treasure of Salvation and the Door of Repentance, She has been shown to those who cry; O the God of our Fathers, Blessed art Thou, our God! of ages.

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

Amin Somaton
3

The First ANTIPHON

MAY BE OMITTED AND THE

PROKEIMENON

CHANTED IMMEDIATELY

.

malakias, ke psihon arosties Theogenitria, to potho prosiondon, ti Skepi sou ti thia therapevin axioson, i ton Sotira Hriston imin apotekousa.

Amen The illnesses

of body, and the soul’s ailing sickness, of those who run to Thee for Divine Protection as God’s Holy Mother, make them worthy of

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Ton

en Agiis Pateron imon, Megalon Ierarhon, ke ikoumenikon Didaskalon: Vasiliou tou Megalou, Grigoriou tou Theologon ke Ioannou tou Hrisostomou; Athanasiou ke Kyrillou, Patriarhon Alexandries... tou en Myris, Nektarios Pentapolis, Spyridonos Episkopou Trimithountos, ton Thavmatourgon.

Of

our Fathers among the Saints the Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom; Athanasios, Cyril [and John the Almsgiver] Patriarchs of Alexandria... our Holy Father Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Wonder-Worker, Nectarios of Pentapolis; Spyridon of Trimithountos... the Holy and Glorious great Martyrs: George the victorious, Demetrios the Myrrh-flowing, Theodore Tyron and Theodore the General, Menas the Miracleworker, 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 Ascetic Fathers... and and Godly

Festal Prokeimenon - Dormition

Mnisthisome

tou Onomatos Sou en pasi genea ke genea.

I shall remember Thy Holy Name
from generation generation. to O Daughter, and see, and incline thine ear, and forget Thy people and Thy Father’s House and the King will desire Thy Beauty.

Akouson Thigater ke ide ke klinon Listen,
to ous Sou ke epilaThou tou laou Sou ke tou Ikou tou Patros Sou ke epithimisi O Vasilefs tou Kalous Sou.

Nikolaou

Of

Tou Onomatos Sou

mnisthisome en pasi genea ke genea

I shall remember Thy Holy Name
from generation to generation
MUST STAND

The Holy Gospel
THE CONGREGATION

Ton

Agion Evdoxon Megalomartiron Georgiou tou Tropeoforou, Dimitriou tou Mirovlitou, Theodorou tou Tyronos, Theodorou tou Stratilatou, Mina tou Thavmtourgou, ke Ieromartirou Haralambos ke Eleftheriou... Agion Evdoxon, Megalon Martiron Theklas, Varvaras, Anastasias, Ekjaterinis, Kiriakis, fotinis, Marinis, Paraskevis ke Irinis. Agion Evdoxon ke Kallinikon Martyron... Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon ton en Askisei Lampsanton...

Of

Ke

iper tou kataxiothine imas tis akroaseos tou Agiou Evangeliou, Kyrion ton Theon imon, iketevsomen

PRIEST

Let us pray to the Lord, our God, that we may be deemed worthy to hear the Holy Gospel.
Let us

Kyrie Eleison Sofia! Orthi! Akousomen tou Agiou
Evangeliou

Lord have mercy PRIEST Wisdom! O believers:
PEOPLE

Ton

Of

listen to the Holy Gospel.

Irini pasi! Ke pnevmati Sou Ek tou kata LOUKAN AGIOU EVANGELIOU
to anagnosma.

Peace be with you all. PEOPLE And with Thy spirit PRIEST The reading of the Let us be attentive. §Glory to Thee,
Glory to Thee!

Ton Ton

Of Of

Holy Gospel according to ST LUKE. (1 : 39 – 49 & 56)

Proshomen §Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si En tes imeres anastasa de Mariam
taftes eporevthi is tin orinin meta spoudis is polin Iouda, k isilthen is ton ikon Zahariou ke ispasato in Elisavet.

PEOPLE

O Lord,

Tou (AGIOU TOU NAOU) Of (THE PATRON OF THE PARISH) Ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Of the Holy and Righteous
Ioakim ke Annis. ... .ke tin mnimin episteloumen. Ke Panton Sou ton Agion... Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna; of St …… whose memory we keep today, and of all Thy Saints... beseech Thee, the Only, Most Merciful Lord: listen to 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

PRIEST

In those days Mary arose and went in haste to the hill country, to a city of Judah, and she entered the house of Zachariah and greeted Elizabeth.

Iketevomen Se, Mone Polielee Kyrie, We
epakouson imon ton amartolon deomenon Sou ke Eleison imas...

Ke

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

egeneto os ikousen i Elisavet tou aspasmon tis Marias, eskirtise to vrefos enti kilia aftis. Ke eplisthi Pnevmatos Agiou i Elisavet ke anefonise foni megali ke ipen: Evlogimeni si en ginexi ke evlogimenos o karpos tis kilias sou. tou Kyrioumou pros me?

And

when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she exclaimed with a loud cry: “Blessed art Thou among women, and blessed is the fruit o Thy womb! why is this granted to me, that the Mother of my Lord should come to me?

Ke pothen mi touto ina elthi i Mitir

And

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Idou

gar os egeneto i foni tou aspasmou sou is ta ota mou, eskirtisen en agalliasi to vrefos en ti kilia mou. Makaris i pistevsasa oti este teliosis tis lelalimenis afti para Kyriou. ipe Mariam: Megalini i psihi mouton Kyrion ke igaliase to pnevma mou epi to Theo to Sotiri mou, oti epevlepsen epi tin tapinosin tis doulis aftou. gar apo tou nin Makariousi me pase e genee. Oti epiise mi Megalia O dinatoske Agionto Onoma Aftou. de Mariam sin afti osi minas tris ke ipestrepsen is ton ikon aftis.

For behold, when the voice of Thy
greeting came to my ears, the babe in my womb leaped for joy.

Mi

Ke

And

Blessed is she who believed, for there would be a fulfilment of what was spoken to her from the Lord.” the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for He has regarded the lowly estate of His handmaiden.

Ke

And Mary said: “My soul magnifies

katapistefsis me, anthropini Prostasia, Panagia Despina, alla dexe deisin tou iketou Sou; thlipsis gar ehi me, ferin ou Dinami, ton demonon ta toxsevmata; Skepin ou kektime, oude pou prosfigo O Athlios, pantothen polemoumenos ke paramithian ouk ehon plin Sou, Despina tou kosmou, Elpis ke Prostasia ton Piston, mi mou Paridis tin deisin, to simferon piison. prostrehon epi si, katishimenos apo Sou ekporevete, Agni Parthene Theotoke; all’ etite tin Harin ke lamvani to Dorima, pros to simferon tis etiseos

Put me not into the hands of any
human Protection, O our Lady, Most Holy, but receive the Prayers of Thy supplicant; sorrow has taken me, and I am unable to withstand and bear the demon’s darts; shelter I do not have, nor a place to go, worthless that I am; Lady of humanity, the Shelter of the Faithful and their Hope, do not reject my Prayers to Thee, do the things that profit me.

Idou

For

behold henceforth all generations will call me Blessed; for He Who is Mighty has done great things for me, and Holy is His Name!”

Oudis

No one is turned away from Thee,
ashamed and empty, who flee unto Thee, O Pure Virgin Theotokos; but one asks for the favour, and the Gift is received from Thee, to the advantage of their own request. Transformation of the afflicted, Thou art the cure of those in sickness, Theotokos, O Virgin; Save Thy people and Thy town, Thou art the Peace of those in conflict, the calm of those in turmoil, the only Protection of the Faithful.

Emine

And

Mary remained with her about three months, and returned to her home.

Metavoli ton thlivomenon, apalagi The
ton asthenoundon, iparhousa, Theotoke Parthene, Soze polin ke laon, ton polemoumenon i Irini, ton himazomenon i galini, i moni Prostasia ton Piston

§ MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD IN THANKSGIVING FOR ALL
HIS DIVINE BLESSINGS
PEOPLE

§ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si §Doxa
Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati. Loge, Pnevma, Trias i en Monadi, exsalipson ta plithi ton emon englimaton.

§ Glory to Thee, O Lord, Glory to Thee

TONE 2

§Glory

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit

Prayers of Salvation

Soson

§ Pater

§Father,

Word, and Spirit, Trinity in Oneness, wash away my many personal offences.

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

Thy world with Mercies and Bounties.

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

Amin §Tes

tis Theotokou, Presvies, Eleimon, exsalipson ta plithi ton emon englimaton.

Amen §Through the Intercessions of the

keras Hristianon Orthodoxon ke katamempson ef imas ta Elei Sou ta plousia.. tis Panahrantou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias; Dinami tou Timiou ke Zoopiou Stavrou; Prostasies ton Timion, Epouranion Dinameon Asomaton.

Exalt

§Presvies

§Through

Theotokos, Merciful One, wash away my many personal offences. mercy upon me, O God, according to Thy great mercy; and according to the multitude of Thy compassions blot out my transgressions.

Festal Verses

- TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Eleimon

eleison me O Theos, kata to mega Eleos Sou, ke kata to plithos ton iktirmon Sou exalipson to anomima mou.

Have

the intercessions of our All Pure Lady, the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, through the Might of the Precious and Life-giving Cross; through the protection of the honourable Bodiless Powers of Heaven;

Ikesies

tou Timiou, ke Evdoxou Profitou, Prodromou, ke Vaptisou Ioannou; ton Agion Endoxon ke Panevfimon Apostolon;.

Of

the honourable, glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John; of the Holy, Glorious and All Laudable Apostles;

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