By the Grace of God

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Festal Matins Hymns
USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MATINS SERVICE BOOK

29 May 2013

Mid-Pentecost
Also the Feast of St Theodosia of Tyre – St John the Fool for Christ of Ustiug – St Theodosia the Virgin Martyr Nun of Constantinple – the Martyred Fathers and Mothers of Atchara, Georgia

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Katavasias of Pascha

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Oti

para Si Pigi Zois; en to Foti Sou opsometha Fos.

For with Thee is the Fountain of Life;
Thy Light we shall see Light.

in

Paratinon to Eleos Sou tis ginoskousi Se.

Extend

Thy Mercy to those who know Thee.

Hristos Anesti! Alithos Anesti!
FESTAL APOLYTIKION – HOLY PASCHA

§Agios §Doxa

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

§ Holy

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

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

Amin §Agios Athanatos, eleison imas. §Agios O Theos, Agios Ishiros,
Athanatos, Eleison imas.

Agios

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

Festal Apolytikion – Mid Pentecost

§Hristos

Anesti ek nekron, Thanato Thanaton patistas, ke tis en tis mnimasi, Zoin harisamenos!

§

Mesousis
has Risen from the dead, by Death trampling upon Death, and has bestowed Life to those in the tombs!

Christ

tis eortis, dipsosan mou tin psihin, evsevias potison namata. Oti pasi Sotir evoisas. O dipson, erhestho pros me ke pineto. I Pigi tis Zois, Hriste O Theos, Doxa Si!

O

Lord, midway through the Feast, grant drink to my Thirsty soul from the Waters of True Religion. For to all Thou, our Saviour, cried aloud: Let whosoever is Thirsty, come to Me and drink! As the Fountain of Life, O Christ our God, Glory to Thee!

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The Great Doxology THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
THE BELLS
ARE RUNG AND ALL THE LIGHTS ARE SWITCHED ON

Psalm 117 /118
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING M
ERCY

§Doxa Si to dixanti to Fos. §Doxa
en Ipsistis Theo ke epi gis Irini, en anthropis Evdokia.

§ Glory to Thee Who has shown us the
Light!

Theos
STIHOS

Kyrios ke Evlogimenos O Onomati Kyriou!

epefanen imin. erhomenos en

The Lord is God, and has appeared to
us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!
VERSE 1:

§ Glory to God in the Highest, and on
earth Peace, Goodwill among men.

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

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

Imnoumen

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

§We

Praise Thee, we Bless Thee, we Worship Thee, we Glorify Thee, we give Thee Thanks for Thy Great Glory.

Theos
STIHOS 2:

Kyrios ke Evlogimenos O Onomati Kyriou!

epefanen imin. ergomenos en

The Lord is God, and has appeared to
us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!
VERSE 2:

§ Kyrie Kyrie

§ Lord, Lord

King, God of Heaven, Father Almighty: Lord, Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit.

Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me, ke to Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous.
epefanen imin. ergomenos en

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

Theos
STIHOS 3:

O Theos, O Amnos tou Theou, O Ios tou Patros, O eron tin amartian tou Kosmou, eleison imas, O eron tas amartias tou kosmou. tin deisin imon, O kathimenos en dexia tou Patros, ke eleison imas.

God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, Who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us; O Thou Who takes away the sins of the world. our Prayer, Thou Who sits at the right Hand of the Father, and have mercy on us. Thou alone art Holy, Thou alone art Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory of God the Father.

Kyrios ke Evlogimenos O Onomati Kyriou!

The Lord is God, and has appeared to
us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!
VERSE 3:

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

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

Prosdexe

Receive

Theos

Kyrios ke Evlogimenos O Onomati Kyriou!

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

§Oti Si i Monos Agios, Si i Monos Kyrios, §For
Iisous Hristos, is Doxan Theou Patros

Festal Apolytikion – Mid Pentecost

Mesousis

Amin.
Kath’
ekastin imeran Evlogiso Se, ke enesio to Onoma Sou is ton eona ke is ton Eona tou Eonos. Kyrie, en ti emera tafti anamartitous filahthine imas.

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

tis eortis, dipsosan mou tin psihin, evsevias potison namata. Oti pasi Sotir evoisas. O dipson, erhestho pros me ke pineto. I pigi tis Zois, Hriste, O Theos: Doxa Si! (3)

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SMALL LITANY 

Lord, midway through the Feast, grant drink to my thirsty soul from the waters of True Religion. For to all Thou the Saviour cries aloud: let whoever is thirsty come to Me and drink. As the Fountain of Life, O Christ our God: Glory to Thee! (3)

Kataxioson, Evlogitos

Grant,

O Lord, this day to keep us without sin. art Thou, O Lord, the God of our Fathers, and praised and glorified is Thy Name unto the Ages.

First Kathisma of Mid Pentecost

TONE 4

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

Blessed

O

Amin
Genito,
Kyrie, to Eleos Sou ef imas, kathaper ilipisamen epi Se. i, Kyrie, didaxon me ta Dikeomata Sou. [3]

Amen May Thy Mercy O Lord, be upon us, as
we have put our hope in Thee.

panton epistamenos ton kardion logismous, en meso anekraze tou ierou estikos, tis psevstes legon alithian. Ti zitite piase, eme ton zoodotin? Eortis mesazousis, ekvoon parrisia. Mi tin kat’ opsin krisin krinete paranomi.

The Master, aware of all the thoughts in
everyone’s hearts, stood up in the centre of the Temple crying aloud; to the liars He spoke the Truth. Why is it you are seeking to arrest Me, the Life-giver? He spoke openly in the middle of the celebration of the Feast: You breakers of the Law, judge not by appearances! and to the Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to the ages of ages.

§Evlogitos
Kyrie,

§Blessed Lord,

art Thou, O Lord, teach me Thy Statutes [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.

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

Thou hast been our Refuge from generation to generation. I said: Lord, have mercy on me, heal my soul, for I have sinned against Thee. do Thy Will, for Thou art my God.

Kyrie, Pros Se katefigon; didaxon me tou O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach me to
piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si I O Theos mou.

Amin O panton

epistamenos ton kardion logismous, en meso anekraze tou ierou estikos, tis psevstes legon alithian. Ti zitite piase, eme ton zoodotin? Eortis mesazousis, ekvoon parrisia. Mi tin kat’ opsin krisin
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Amen The Master, aware of all the thoughts in
everyone’s hearts, stood up in the centre of the Temple crying aloud; to the liars He spoke the Truth. Why is it you are seeking to arrest Me, the
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krinete paranomi.

Life-giver? He spoke openly in the middle of the celebration of the Feast: You breakers of the Law, judge not by appearances!
(5) PLAGAL 1

ethavmazon, tis Sofias ton plouton, ekvoontes. Pothen grammata ginoski, par’ oudenos mi memathikos?

Second Kathisma of Mid Pentecost – TONE

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Despotis ton olon en to Nao estikos, eortis mesazousis, Pentikostis tis septis, tis Evreis proslalon, kieleghi tranos, os Vasilefs on ke Theos, tin tirannon afton tolman. Imin de pasin dorite, di’ evsplaghnian to Mega Eleos.

In

Teach the ungrateful and severe Jewish populace at the Feast, they were marvelling at the Wealth of His Wisdom, and they cried out: How does this Man know His letters, not having learnt them from anyone?

the midst of the Venerable Feast of Pentecost, in the midst of the Temple, the Master of all things stood, and speaking to the Jews, openly censured them, for their heavy handed daring against their King and God. Whereas in His Lovingkindness, He is granting Great Mercy to all of us who believe in Him. and to the Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to the ages of ages. of the Venerable Feast of Pentecost, in the midst of the Temple, the Master of all things stood, and speaking to the Jews, openly censured them, for their heavy handed daring against their King and God. Whereas in His Lovingkindness, He is granting Great Mercy to all of us who believe in Him.

Enite Afton en timpano ke horo.
Afton en hordes ke organo.

Enite

Praise The

Him with timbrel and dance; praise Him with strings and flute. Messiah and Lord of all stopped the mouths of the Judean Scribes, and the Hebrews He censured, when He cried out to them: Judge not by outward appearances, O Lawbreakers, as unjust. For example, since I Raised up the man who was paralysed on the Sabbath Day, I Am Lord of the Law and of the Sabbath. So why do you seek to kill Me, the One Who brings back the dead to Life? Him with tuneful cymbals; praise Him with loud cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.

Grammatis

§ 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. ton olon en to Nao estikos, eortis mesazousis, Pentikostis tis septis, tis Evreis proslalon, kieleghi tranos, os Vasilefs on ke Theos, tin tirannon afton tolman. Imin de pasin dorite, di’ evsplaghnian to Mega Eleos.
PRAYER & PSALM

epestomizen, Ioudeous diileghen, O Messias Kyrios, ekvoon aftis. Mi tin kat opsin paranomi, os adiki krinete. En Savvato gar ego, ton Paralyton igira. Othen Kyrios, tou Savvatou iparho, ke tou nomou. Ti zitite me fonefse, ton tous thanontas egirants?

Amin O Despotis

Amen In the midst

Enite

Afton en kimvalis evihis; enite Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. elithasan, i dini ke paranomi, Ioudeon sistima to ahariston. Ton Isaian de eprisan, xilino en prioni. En vorvoro ton Sofon, Ieremian enevalon. Ton de Kyrion, en Stavro anipsountes, epevoon. Ton Naon O katalion, soson safton ke pistevsomen.

Praise

Moisea

The

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Festal Kontakion – Mid Pentecost

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TONE 4

Tis eortis tis nomikis mesazousis,

O ton apanton Piitis ke Despotis, pros tous parontas eleges, Hriste O Theos. Defte ke arisasthe, idor athanasias. Othen Si prospiptomen, ke pistos ekvoomen. Tous iktirmous Sou dorise imin. Si gar iparhis pigi tis Zois imon.

The

Feast according to the Law at its mid-point, O Christ our God, as the Creator and Master of everything, Thou said to all those who were present: Come, so that you might draw from Me the Water of Immortality. Hence, with Faith, we cry to Thee as we prostrate ourselves before Thee. Thy tender Mercies grant to us, we pray. Thou art the Fountain and Source of our Life, O Lord!
–TONE 4

severe and iniquitous and ungrateful society of the Hebrews threw stones at the Prophet Moses of old. They killed Isaiah by sawing him in two with a wooden saw. They imprisoned in a pit Jeremiah the Holy Sage. But the Lord of all they had raised on a Cross, and then they cried out: Thou Who would destroy the Temple, we would believe if Thou Save Thyself!

§ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Amin Fotisthentes

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton eonon.

§ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Amen We were

and to the Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to the Ages of ages. Illumined, O Brethren, by the Resurrection of Christ the Saviour. And now we have the middle of the Feast of the Lord. Let us sincrely keep the Commandments of God, so that we may become worthy of celebrating the Ascension as well, and to witness the Coming of the Holy Spirit.

Festal Oikos of Mid Pentecost

Tin

Hersothisan mou psihin, ptesmaton anomies, roes ton son ematon katardevson, ke dixon karpoforon aretes. Si gar efis pasi, tou proserhesthe pros Se Loge Theou Panagie, ke idor aftharsias ariesthe, zon te ke katheron amartias, ton imnounton tin endoxon ke thian Sou Egersin. Parehon agathe, tin apo tou ipsous enehthisan alithos tis Mathites
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With

the streams of Thy Blood, water my soul parched by unlawful offences, and show it to be Fruitful in Virtue. For Thou has told all to approach Thee, All Holy Word of God, and to draw the Water of Incorruption, which is alive and washes away the sins of those who extol Thy Glorious and Divine Resurrection. O Good One, Thou
AY

Adelphi ti Anastasi tou Sotiros Hristou, ke fthasantes to meson tis eortis tis despotikis, gnisios filanxomen tas entolas tou Theou. Ina axii genometha ke tin Analipsin eortase, ke tis parousias tihin tou Agiou Pnevmatos.

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Katavasia

–TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Allotrion

ton miteron i parthenia, ke xenon tes parthenis i pedopiia. Epi Si Theotoke, amfotera okonomithi. Dio Se pase e file tis gis, apavstos makarizomen.

Virginity

is an alien state to mothers, and childbirth is foreign to those who are virgins. Yet in Thee, O Theotokos, both of these have been accomplished! And therefore, we of every race on earth unceasingly pronounce Thee Blessed!

Sou, Pnevmatos ishin, tis Se Theon ginoskousi. Si gar iparhis Pigi tis Zois imon!

grants to those who know Thee to be God the Power of the Spirit that truly came down from on High to Thy Disciples. Thou art the Fountain and Source of our Life, O Lord!

Synaxarion – 29 May

Ti KΘ’ tou aftou minos, Mnimi tis Agias On
Marytos Theodosias.

SMALL LITANY& PRAISES

TO THE

LORD 

Festal Exaposteilarion

the 29th day of this month we Commemorate the Holy Martyr St Theodosia the Virgin of Tyre. this day we Commemorate the Holy Righteous Martyr St Theodosia of Constantinople. this day we Commemorate the Holy Hieromartyr St Olbian, Bishop of the city of Aneus, and his Disciples. Wednesday of the Paralytic, we celebrate the Feast of Mid Pentecost.

O

ton kratira ehon, ton akenoton doreon, do mi arisasthe idor, is afesin amartion. Oti sinehome dipsi, evsplanghne mone Iktirmon. (2)

O

Ti Ti

Lord, possessing the Chalice of Inexhaustible Free Gifts, grant me to draw out the Water of Forgiveness for my sins. A mighty Thirst has constrained me, O Only Compassionate Saviour.

afti imera, Mnimi tis Agias Osiomartyros Theodosias tis Konstantinoupolitissis. afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou Ieromartyros Olvianou, Episkopou poleo Aneou. Tetarti tou Paralitou tin tis Mesopentikostis Eortazomen Eortin.

On On

Lauds: The Praises to God

- Psalm 148

Tis

On

ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD

Pasa

pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite Afton en tis Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos to Theo. Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. Si prepi imnos to Theo.

Let

everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the Heavens; praise Him in the Highest. To Thee praise is due, O God.

STIHI: Estos didaski tis Eortis en meo Hristos Messias ton didaskalon meson. eleison imas.

VERSE: In the midst of this Feast does Christ the Messiah stand up and teach amidst the Teachers. Thine Infinite Mercy, O Christ our God, have Mercy on us.

Enite

Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him,
all His Powers. To Thee praise is due, O God.
- TONE 4

To apiro Elei Sou, Hriste O Theos imon, In Amin
ODI 1

Amen
Katavasia of Mid Pentecost – TONE
(8) PLAGAL 4 ODE 1

Festal Stichi - Psalm 150 – Mid Pentecost
LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD!

Enite I

Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Enite Afton kata to plithos tis Megalosinis Aftou.

Praise Him for His Mighty Acts. When

Praise Him according to the greatness of His Majesty. the Father’s Hypostasised Wisdom, Power and Radiance, the Eternal Logos, the Very Son of God, went to the Temple and there appeared in Flesh, and began to Teach the ungrateful and severe Jewish populace at the Feast, they were marvelling at the Wealth of His Wisdom, and they cried out: How does this Man know His letters, not having learnt them from anyone?

Sofia ke Dinamis, tou Patros to apavgasma, Logos O Edios, ke Iios tou Theou, en iero paregeneto, sarki ke edidasken, Ioudeon tous laous tous dinous ke angomonas, ke ethavmazon, tis Sofias ton plouton, ekvoontes. Pothen grammata ginoski, par’ oudenos mi memathikos?

Thalassan epixas, vithisas sin armasi ton alazona Farao, ke laon diesosas avrohos Kyrie, ke isigages aftous is Oros Agiasmatos, voontas. Asomen Si to Theo imon, odin epinikion, to en polemis krateo.

O Lord, Thou congealed the sea, and Pharaoh the arrogant with all his chariots, Thou drowned. And Thou saved Thy people who did not get wet at all. And Thou led them to the Mountain of Sanctification as they shouted: We will sing to Thee, O Lord our God, a Victory Canticle, to Thee the Mighty One in war. My heart exults and in the Lord firmly is estalished; and in my God is my horn exalted; and my mouth is open wide at my enemies, and in Thy Salvation I rejoice. With his Spiritual Eyes, the Prophet Habakkuk saw in the future Thine Appearance on the earth, O Lord. And therefore he cried out and said that God from Themain would surely come. Glry to Thy Glory, O Christ! Glory to Thy Condescension, O Lord!
AY

ODE 3

Estereothi i kardia mou en Kyrio, ipsothi keras mou en Theo mou, eplatinthi ep’ ehthrous mou to stoma mou evfranthin en Sotirio Sou.

ODE 3:

Enite I

Afton en iho salpingos; Enite Afton en psaltirio ke kithara.

Praise When

Him with the sound of the trumpet; praise Him with lute and harp. the Father’s Hypostasised Wisdom, Power and Radiance, the Eternal Logos, the Very Son of God, went to the Temple and there appeared in Flesh, and began to
AY

ODE 4:

Sofia ke Dinamis, tou Patros to apavgasma, Logos O Edios, ke Iios tou Theou, en iero paregeneto, sarki ke edidasken, Ioudeon tous laous tous dinous ke angomonas, ke 8.
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O Profitis Avvakoum, tis noeris ofthalmis proeora Kyrie, tin Parousian Sou. Dio ke anekrazen. Apo Theman ixi O Theos. Doxa ti Doxi Sou Hriste, Doxa ti sigkatavasi Sou.

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Kyrie O Theos, Irinin dos imin. Kyrie O Theos imon, ktise imas. Kyrie ektos Sou allon ouk idamen, to Onoma Sou Onomazomen. Os idata thalassis filanthrope, ta kimata tou viou himazi me. Dio, os Ionas Si kravgazo Loge. Anagage ek fthoras tin Zoin mou, evsplaghne Kyrie. Ton

ODE 5:

O Lord our God: grant Peace to us, for Thou hast rendered all. O Lord our God: we pray: take possession of us. Lord, O Lord, we do not know any other God except for Thee and we name Thy Name. The waves of life are tossing me like the waters of the sea, O Friend of humanity. I cry to Thee, O Logos, as once did Jonah, to raise my life from corruption, O Lord and only Compassionate One. All ablaze with a raging fire was
the Chaldean’s furnace. Then, by God’s own Authority, it was Bedewed with a Spirit. The Three Youths were chanting : Thou art the God of our Fathers, and Blessed art Thou!

mou lisas polemon.

Thyself; ending the age-old war in me, unto the Father Thou presented it.

Is

ODE 6:

ODE 6:

tin epouranion palin, diagogin anaklithentes, ti tis mesitias dinami, tou kenothentos mehri ke doulou morfis, ke imas anipsosantos, touton axios megalinomen.

We who to the Heavenly Lifestyle have
been summoned again by Virtue of the Mediation of Him Who emptied Himself, taking on the form of a slave, and also Who exalted us, let us all magnify Him worthily.

Theotokion

Os rizan, pigin ke etian, tis aftharsias Se Root
Parthene, pantes i Pisti pepismeni, tes evfimies katagereromen. Si gar tin enipostaton, athanasian imin evlisas.

ODE 7:

Haldeon i kaminos, piri flogizomeni, edrosizeto pnevmati, Theou epistasia, i Pedes ipepsallon. Evlogitos O Theos, O ton Pateron imon. ke

ODE 7:

and Source and Cause of Incorruption art Thou, O Virgin, and we Faithful honour Thee as such, thus believing in the Magnificent Titles praising Thee. For Thou poured out to all of us the Hypostatic Immortality.

§
ODE

Enoumen, Evlogoumen proskinoumen ton Kyrion!
8:

§ We
ODE 8:

Praise, we Bless, Worship the Lord!

and

we

S e c o n d C a n o n – TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

ke Ourani, ton epi Thronou Doxis epohoumenon, ke os Theon apafstos Doxazomenon, Evlogite, Imnite, ke Iperipsoute is pantas tous eona.

Angeli

All you Angels and the Heavens:

Tis

Bless the One Who rides on a Throne of Glory, and Who as God is Glorified unceasingly. Ever Bless Him as Lord, and praise Him and supremely exalt Him unto all Ages.

Eortis mesazousis ton Ioudeon, anilthes O Sotir mou epi to Ieron Sou, ke edidaskes pantas. Ethavmazon de Ioudei, ke Pothen outos ide grammata, mi memathikos; elegon.

O

Saviour, when Thou went up to Thy Holy Temple, about the middle of the Feast of the Judeans, Thou were teaching them all, and bewildered were the Judeans, for they said: Where did this Man learn His letters, having not been taught? Signs and Wonders was my Redeemer performing as He poured out Grace’s Gifts of Healing, for He drove out diseases and cured people of their ailments. But the Judeans became furious at His Abundant Mercies. them, my Redeemer said to the faithless Judeans, crying out: Do not judge by appearance! You should rather be judging with Righteous Judgement! Behold, the Law says and orders, even on the Sabbath, that a man should be circumcised!

The Magnificat
Instead of the usual Magnificat to the Ever Blessed, All Holy Theotokos, we sing the following :

Iamata

Katavasia of the 9th Ode Mid Pentecost First Canon – The Hiermos – TONE 4

Harismaton O litrotis mou, pigazon epeteli terata ke simia, figadefon tas nosous, iomenos tous asthenounta. All’ Ioudei exemenonto, to plithi ton Thavmaton Aftou.

Prodigious

Lithos

ahirotmitos orous, ex alaxevtou Sou Parthene, akrogonieos emithi, Hristos sinapsas tas diestosas fisis. Dio epagallomeni, Se Theotoke Megalinomen!

Christ

the Cornerstone was cut from Thee, but not by human hand, O Virgin, for Thou art the unquarried Mountain; and He united the separated natures. As we rejoice because of this, O Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Tous

apithis Ioudeous O Litroptis mou, elehon anevoa. Mi krinete kat’ opsin, alla tin Dikean krisin krinete. Ke gar O Nomos ke en Savvato peritemnesthe, kelevi panta anthropon.

Reproving

Festal Troparia – Mid Pentecost

Nean

ke kenin politian, para Hristou memathikotes, taftin mehri telous filattin, diaferontos pantes, spoudasomen. Opos Agiou Pnevmatos, tin Parousian apolafsomen.

New and innovative is the lifestyle that
we have learnt from Christ our Saviour. Let us be especially zealous to persevere and preserve to the end, so that we may experience the Holy Spirit’s Presence when He comes.

Theotokion

Ehorisas

Si

mou to thniton Zoodota, perivolin athanasias, ke tis aftharsias tin Harin, evdisas Soter sinexanestisas, ke to Patri prosigages, ton hronion 6.
M
ATINS

Thou,

O Life-giver, clothed my mortal nature with Immortality’s Apparel and with the Grace of Incorruption, and Resurrected it, O Saviour, with
AY

en gastri Sou Parthenomitor, ton ena tis Triados, Hriston ton Zoodotin, on imni pasa ktisis, ke tremousin i ano throni. Afton disopi pammakariste, sothine tas psihas imon.

Within

Thy Womb Thou contained Christ Who is the Giver of Life, One of the Trinity, O Virgin Mother. All Creation extols Him; before Him Thrones in Heaven tremble! Intently Pray to Him, All Blessed One, entreating that our souls be Saved!

HYMNS – M

ID

-PENTECOST – 9 M

2013

M

ATINS

HYMNS – M

ID

-PENTECOST – 9 M

AY

2013

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