The Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies According to the Western Rite Usage of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

Second Print Edition, 1996 Electronic On-line, 1999

We take this opportunity to commend and sincerely thank Archpriest Michael Keiser. on a Macintosh Quadra computer. Fr. improved in format and expanded in content. the Second Edition. January 1996. Karl Steinhoff. CA 90601 This publication was typeset using Quark XPress™ v3. will be welcomed by the clergy and laity of our archdiocese who worship in a tradition as ancient as the Eastern. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 96 97 98 99 First printing. John Downing.1996 Copyright © 1996 by the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America All rights reserved The First Edition of the St. the original compiler of the service book. We pray that the attentive use of these authorized liturgies and other rites and ceremonies by the Western rite clergy and laity of our beloved Archdiocese will be the cause of a spiritual and liturgical renewal within our church in North .stmichael. + Metropolitan PHILIP Primate Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Published by the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Typography prepared for publication by Orthodox Christian Press 3333 Workman Mill Road Whittier. as well as the Board of the Orthodox Christian Press. This. Archimandrite Michael Trigg. Electronic text 1999 http://whittier.31. for their many hours of dedicated labor in preparing the revised edition. Andrew Service Book was approved for use by the Western Rite Congregations of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America in 1989. and especially Mr.

and to the Holy Ghost. and I shall be clean. Tikhon commonly called The Mass • During Advent and Lent. after Thy great goodness. called The Asperges ANT. is now. 51. • On Sunday.The Divine Liturgy of St. Alleluia. Ps. which appears on pages 51-55. world without end. Alleluia.59 - . Thou shalt purge me. . with hyssop. As it was in the beginning. Thou shalt wash me. and I shall be clean. the Liturgy may begin with the recitation of the Litany. Alleluia. and ever shall be. • The Gloria Patri is omitted on Passion Sunday and on Palm Sunday. from Easter Day to Pentecost inclusive. Thou shalt purge me. Thou shalt wash me. ANT. and I shall be whiter than snow. and to the Son. on the right side thereof. • On Sundays and other special Feast days. and I shall be whiter than snow. ANT. and they say. with hyssop. O Lord. O Lord. O God. And all they to whom that water came were healed every one. Glory be to the Father. the Liturgy may continue with the reminder of our Baptism. Amen. Have mercy upon me. I beheld water which proceeded from the temple. the following shall be sung instead of the above.

Let us pray. and to the Son. O Lord. Glory be to the Father. may begin the following preparation: G R. to blessed Mary EverVirgin. R. The Lord be with you. blessed Michael the Archangel. to the holy Apostles Peter and Paul. R. . Amen. As it was in the beginning. to blessed John the Baptist. Amen. • The foregoing psalm is omitted in Requiem Masses. and to defend all who dwell in this Thy holy habitation. word. Even unto the God of my joy and gladness. Tikhon Liturgy of St. The priest. Alleluia. Tikhon Ps. . for He is gracious. P. by my own most grievous fault. R. and to you brethren: that I have sinned exceedingly in thought. Through Christ. P. world without end. O Lord. P. and deed. And all they to whom that water came were healed every one and they say. to all the Saints. for I will yet give Him thanks: which is the help of my countenance and my God. is now. O my soul: and why art thou so disquieted within me? R. R. 118. Almighty. our Lord. Our help is in the (+) Name of the Lord. P. I beg blessed Mary Ever-Virgin. and defend my cause against the ungodly people: O deliver me from the deceitful and wicked man. Give sentence with me O God. Alleluia. my God. Even unto the God of my joy and gladness. P. and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Amen. R. O put thy trust in God. • At Solemn Liturgy. and from Passion Sunday to Easter. R. and to the Holy Ghost. RACIOUSLY hear us. And with thy spirit. to blessed Michael the Archangel. Ps. Therefore. standing at the altar.60 - P. incense is set. I will go unto the altar of God. Who hath made heaven and earth. I will go unto the altar of God. Glory be to the Father. P. I confess to Almighty God. In the Name of the Father.Liturgy of St. world without end. R. hear my prayer. And that I may go unto the altar of God. Why art thou so heavy. P. and to the Son. P. P. R. O God. P. 43. R. by my fault.61 - . on the right side thereof. and of the Son. to protect and visit. even unto the God of my joy and gladness: and upon the harp will I give thanks unto Thee. and vouchsafe to send Thy holy Angel from heaven. I beheld water which proceeded from the temple. and His mercy endureth for ever. O send out Thy light and Thy truth that they may lead me: and bring me unto Thy holy hill and to Thy dwelling. (Alleluia) And grant us Thy salvation. by my own fault. everlasting God. to guard and cherish. P. and to the Holy Ghost. and ever shall be. Alleluia. ANT. O give thanks unto the Lord. and ever shall be. is now. As it was in the beginning. show Thy mercy upon us. Holy Father. (Alleluia) O Lord. And let my cry come unto Thee. after which the altar and priest are censed. For Thou art the God of my strength: why hast Thou put me from Thee: and why go I so heavily while the enemy oppresseth me? P.

Lord. the word “Father” replaces the word “brethren” in the confiteor just recited. • In the following. Lord. all the Saints. and with all thy mind. brethren. eleison) (Kyrie. says the opening devotions. R. eleison) (Kyrie. Christ. R. forgive you your sins. eleison) (Christe. Hear what our Lord Jesus Christ saith: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart. Amen. the holy Apostles Peter and Paul. R. May the Almighty and Merciful Lord grant us pardon. through Christ. This is the first and great commandment. our Lord. Lord. and bring you to everlasting life. and with all thy soul. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of Thy Holy Spirit. P. P. P. Amen. R. P. eleison) (Christe. (Kyrie. that we may perfectly love Thee. have mercy upon us. Christ. have mercy upon us. to pray for me to the Lord our God. P. and from whom no secrets are hid. standing at the altar. And with thy spirit. and quicken us. Almighty God have mercy upon you. Tikhon blessed John the Baptist. And grant us Thy salvation. Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. P. have mercy upon us. eleison) (Kyrie. . Father: that I have sinned . P. Tikhon Liturgy of St. • The priest ascends to the altar and reverences it with a kiss. Amen. And let my cry come unto Thee. hear my prayer. absolution (+) and remission of all our sins. etc. all desires known. again.Liturgy of St. On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets. Almighty God have mercy upon you. Turn us. R.62 - . eleison) (Kyrie. Let us pray. have mercy upon us. R. A R. . R. eleison) (Kyrie.63 - . I confess . have mercy upon us. Lord. and bring you to everlasting life. That Thy people may rejoice in Thee. And the second is like unto it. have mercy upon us. The priest. and you. • Then shall be said or sung: The Kyrie Lord. . O Lord. O Lord. The Lord be with you. eleison) . forgive you your sins. and worthily magnify Thy Holy Name. and to you. . The Introit • The appointed psalm verse is said or sung. Lord. O Lord. have mercy upon us. Amen. have mercy upon us. eleison) (Christe. P. Christ. show Thy mercy upon us. LMIGHTY God unto whom all hearts are open. have mercy upon us.

and at Nuptial and Requiem Masses. The Lord be with you. came down from heaven (kneel). we worship Thee. incense is set. Son of the Father. for us men and for our salvation. • The Gloria is omitted during Advent and Lent. BELIEVE in one God. P.64 - . R. concluding with R. The Gradual • The priest prays to worthily proclaim the Gospel. And on earth peace. by whom all things were made. that takest away the sins of the world. have mercy upon us. the Sermon may be delivered and announcements made. Very God of Very God. P. sign themselves on the forehead. • Here. art most high in the (+) glory of God the Father. O Christ. But note that the sermon may be delivered at another place. R. we give thanks to Thee for Thy great glory. And ascended into heaven. I R. concluding with R. O (Jesus) Christ. For Thou only art holy. . Whose kingdom shall have no end. God of God. and the Book of the Gospels censed after the salutation. Glory be to God on high. The Lord be with you. good will towards men. Tikhon The Gloria In Excelsis P. R. Amen. Thou only. The Collects • Then the priest shall read the appropriate Collects for the day. Lamb of God.65 - . The Epistle • Then the Epistle appointed for the day is read or sung. And with thy spirit. Glory be to Thee. according to the Scriptures. And with thy spirit. And in one Lord Jesus Christ. have mercy upon us. The continuation (beginning) of the Holy Gospel according to (Name). We praise Thee. at the end of which is said . at the discretion of the priest. we glorify Thee. not made. (rise) And was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. and sitteth on the right hand of the Father. Amen. God the Father Almighty. The Nicene Creed P. Light of Light. Who. P. Jesus Christ. world without end. heavenly King. standing. lips and breast. . and the third day He rose again. O Lord God. Thou that sittest at the right hand of God the Father. Tikhon Liturgy of St. Praise be to Thee. R. O Lord. and was incarnate by the Holy Ghost of the Virgin Mary. • The Gospel is then read or sung. begotten. being of one substance with the Father. Thou only art the Lord. . Maker of heaven and earth. receive our prayer.Liturgy of St. • The people. And He shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead. O Lord God. the Father Almighty. and was made man. the only begotten Son of God. the Only-begotten Son. Let us pray. O Lord. with the Holy Ghost. and of all things visible and invisible. He suffered and was buried. we bless Thee. begotten of His Father before all worlds. Thou that takest away the sins of the world. Thanks be to God.

the priest turns to the people and bids them to share in the offering. are in trouble. to the praise and glory of His Name. P. that they may truly and impartially administer justice. of Thy goodness. celebrant. that. to comfort and succour all those who. and concord. At Solemn Mass. Pray brethren. we humbly beseech Thee most mercifully to accept (these) our oblations. or any other adversity. sickness. (Name). • The creed is said on all Sundays and Greater Feasts. We beseech Thee also. the Lord. Divine Majesty. and live in unity and godly love. • The priest may here commemorate specific names. The Lord be with you. And I look for the Resurrection of the dead. who spake by the Prophets. The Offertory P. O heavenly Father. especially (Name). and to the maintenance of Thy true religion and virtue. and people are censed. so to direct and dispose the hearts of all Christian Rulers. Give grace. (+) and the Life of the world to come. . who. they may hear. through their intercessions. And we most humbly beseech Thee. both to our benefit. and supplications. O Lord. and to give thanks for all men. to all Bishops and other Ministers. who by Thy holy Apostle hast taught us to make prayers. both by their life and doctrine.66 - And we also bless (+) Thy Holy Name for all Thy servants. Tikhon Liturgy of St. truly serving Thee in holiness and righteousness all the days of their life. A LMIGHTY and everliving God. departed this life in Thy faith and fear.67 - . And with thy spirit. And I believe One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins. And grant that all those who do confess Thy holy Name may agree in the truth of Thy holy Word. and Giver of Life. to the punishment of wickedness and vice. who proceedeth from the Father. • The appropriate verse is said or sung. Amen. our Patriarch. need. beseeching Thee to grant them continual growth in Thy love and service. and to receive these our prayers. set forth Thy true and lively Word. Tikhon And I believe in the Holy Ghost.Liturgy of St. and that of all His holy Church. P. sorrow. that. R. and the offering. and rightly and duly administer Thy holy Sacraments. that they may. our Metropolitan. beseeching Thee to inspire continually the Universal Church with the spirit of truth. and especially to this congregation here present. And give us grace so to follow the good examples of blessed Mary and all Thy Saints. A Hymn may be sung while the priest prepares the offering of bread and wine with the appropriate prayers. but is omitted at Nuptial and Requiem Masses. May the Lord receive this sacrifice at thy hands. The Memorials Let us pray for the whole state of Christ’ s Church. with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified. incense is set. with meek heart and due reverence. that this my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God the Father Almighty. unity. in this transitory life. and to the Holy Synod of Antioch. which we offer unto Thy . R. This done. and receive Thy holy Word. And to all Thy People give Thy heavenly grace. altar. Let us pray.

through Jesus Christ. we have an advocate with the Father. . .69 - . for Jesus Christ’ s sake. . and are heartily sorry for these our misdoings. pardon (+) and deliver you from all your sins. . from time to time. By thought.St. . . . . word. . . Hear what comfortable words our Saviour Christ saith unto all who truly turn to Him: The General Confession LMIGHTY God. .St. . . and deed. . . Amen. that they may be omitted.Liturgy of St. . . .I Timothy i. the burden of them is intolerable. . and He is the propitiation for our sins. . maker of all things. most grievously have committed. . and intend to lead a new life. . . . . But note. our only Mediator and Advocate. . our heavenly Father. our Lord. . Tikhon we with them may be partakers of Thy heavenly kingdom. and walking from henceforth in His holy ways. Draw near with faith. . . . . 1. . . Jesus Christ the righteous. . O Father. Matthew xi. . . have mercy upon us. . . . .68 - . . forgive us all that is past. who of His great mercy hath promised forgiveness of sins to all those who with hearty repentance and true faith turn unto Him. and bring you to everlasting life. . have mercy upon you. . Hear also what St. . . We do earnestly repent. . serve and please Thee in newness of life. The Comfortable Words P. or said immediately before communion. . John saith: If any man sin. . most merciful Father. to the end that all that believe in Him should not perish. and are in love and charity with your neighbors. . To the honor and glory of Thy Name. Amen. and worthy of all men to be received. 16. . . 15. which we. . . John iii. Tikhon Liturgy of St. Hear also what St. . . that He gave His only begotten Son. . For Thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ’ s sake. . Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. . through Jesus Christ. . . . . • Then shall the priest and all those of a mind to receive Holy Communion say together LMIGHTY God. Have mercy upon us. and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort. the remembrance of them is grievous unto us. . all ye that travail and are heavy laden. A So God loved the world. following the commandments of God. that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. confirm and strengthen you in all goodness. 28. our Lord. . . 2. . and grant that we may ever hereafter C OME unto me. Provoking most justly Thy wrath and indignation against us. . . . Paul saith: This is a true saying. devoutly kneeling. We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness. and make your humble confession to Almighty God. and I will refresh you. . Amen. . . judge of all men. . . • Here may be said the following communion devotions. . . Grant this. . • Then shall the priest turn to the people and say The Communion Devotions • Then shall the priest say to those who intend to receive Holy Communion: A Y E who do truly and earnestly repent you of your sins. but have everlasting life. . at the discretion of the priest.I John ii. . . . . . against Thy Divine Majesty. . . .

and in all places. and saying. and when He had given thanks. heaven and earth are full of Thy glory: Glory be to Thee. He took bread. and when He had given thanks. give thanks unto Thee. which is given for you. eat. with these Thy holy gifts. Jesus Christ. Thy humble servants. after supper. The Proper Preface • Here shall follow the proper preface. having in remembrance His blessed Passion and precious Death. The Canon of the Mass The Consecration HEREFORE. and gave it to His disciples. this is My Body. a perpetual memory of that His precious death and sacrifice. who there (by His own oblation of himself once offered) made a full.) For in the night in which He was betrayed. perfect. The Epiclesis A LL glory be to Thee. right. which we now offer unto Thee. His mighty Resurrection and glorious Ascension.71 - . our heavenly Father. Tikhon The Sursum Corda P. do celebrate and make here before Thy Divine Majesty. and sufficient sacrifice.Liturgy of St. R. And with thy spirit. to hear us. O merciful Father. We lift them up onto the Lord. For this is My Blood of the New Testament. rendering unto Thee most hearty thanks for the innumerable benefits procured unto us by the same. for the remission of sins. everlasting God. He brake it. if there be one. which is shed for you. P. It is meet and right so to do. with Angels and Archangels. and did institute. R. and satisfaction. He gave it to them. followed by of the whole world. that they may be changed into the Body and Blood of Thy most dearly beloved Son. Blessed (+) is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord. P. and with all the company of heaven. Tikhon Liturgy of St. we laud and magnify Thy glorious Name. (A bell rings thrice for the offering of the Cup. and our bounden duty that we should at all times. O Lord Most High. the memorial Thy Son hath commanded us to make. we. saving. (A bell rings thrice for the offering of the Host. HOLY. Hosannah in the highest. oblation. Do this in remembrance of Me.) Therefore. Let us give thanks unto our Lord God. HOLY. The Oblation W The Sanctus HOLY. our Saviour. O Lord. according to the institution of Thy dearly beloved Son. and in His holy Gospel command us to continue. of Thy tender mercy. It is very meet. He took the cup. in remembrance of Me. Lord God of hosts. Almighty. and of Thy almighty goodness. Take. and for many. Lift up your hearts. The Lord be with you. saying. Holy Father. Almighty God. evermore praising Thee. receiving them according to . for the sins .70 - A ND we most humbly beseech Thee. Grant that we. vouchsafe to send down Thy Holy Spirit upon these Thy gifts and creatures of bread and wine. R. P. didst give Thine only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the Cross for our redemption. Do this as oft as ye shall drink it.) Likewise. for that Thou. until His coming again: (A bell rings once. Drink ye all of this. O Lord and heavenly Father.

that takest away the sins of the world: have mercy upon us. The peace of the Lord be always with you. liveth and reigneth one God. be filled with Thy grace and heavenly benediction. and forgive us our trespasses. for ever and ever. most humbly beseeching Thee to grant that. and made one body with Him. and Requiem Masses. R. and exchanges the Pax. yet we beseech Thee to accept this our bounden duty and service. Tikhon Liturgy of St. as we forgive those who trespass against us. present.72 - . world without end. grant them rest eternal. and with whom. and of Andrew and all Thy Saints favorably grant peace in our time. (For Thine is the kingdom. our souls and bodies.73 - . by the merits and death of Thy Son Jesus Christ. O Lord. A ND we earnestly desire Thy fatherly goodness. Peter and Paul. and the power. instead of “Have mercy upon us. to be a reasonable. our Lord. or Peace. Thy kingdom come. mercifully to accept this our sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving. past. but deliver us from evil. who with Thee. and through faith in His blood. O Lord. and all other benefits of His Passion. in remembrance of His death and passion. by whom. Tikhon Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ’ s holy institution. to offer unto Thee any sacrifice. hallowed be Thy Name. P. through Jesus Christ. not weighing our merits.” the following is said: “Grant them rest. Mother of God. Thy Son our Lord. Amen. we are bold to say. And with thy spirit. that takest away the sins of the world: grant us Thy peace. through the same Jesus Christ. And although we are unworthy. who art in heaven. and lead us not into temptation. in the unity of the Holy Ghost. our selves. • The priest now says the prayer for the Fracture. And here we offer and present unto Thee. as it is in heaven.) Amen. and all Thy whole Church. glorious. and the glory. • The Doxology is omitted from the Lord’ s Prayer at all Low. may be partakers of His most blessed Body and Blood. may obtain remission of our sins. Give us this day our daily bread. Nuptial. through our manifold sins. that takest away the sins of the world: have mercy upon us. D ELIVER us. we beseech Thee. Amen. grant them rest. or breaking of the Bread. that we may ever be kept free from sin. and we in Him.” The Lord’ s Prayer O UR Father. may worthily receive the most precious Body and Blood of Thy Son Jesus Christ. and to come: And at the intercession of the blessed. and all others who shall be partakers of this Holy Communion. Amen. O Lamb of God. Thy will be done on earth. O Lamb of God. and Ever-Virgin Mary. Amen. but pardoning our offences. R. from all evils. world without end. . and safe from all disquietude. with the congregation. holy. all honor and glory be unto Thee. and living sacrifice unto Thee. that we. • In Requiem Masses. in the unity of the Holy Ghost. Amen. humbly beseeching Thee. with that of Thy blessed Apostles. that He may dwell in us. we. And now as our Saviour Christ hath taught us. O Father Almighty.Liturgy of St. Let us pray. The Agnus Dei O Lamb of God.

which is P. both voluntary and involuntary. and to drink His Blood. preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. But speak the word only and my soul shall be healed. cleansing the sacred vessels. but in Thy manifold and great mercies.74 - of our Lord Jesus Christ. • Repeated three times: P. the priest performs the Ablutions. which was given and shed for thee. with thanksgiving. I am not worthy that Thou shouldest come under my roof.Liturgy of St. was shed for thee. O Lord. the priest says: of deed. R. signalling the people to come forward for Communion. Turning to the faithful. • The priest makes his own Communion. of whom I am chief. and our souls washed through His most precious Blood. Lord. and make me worthy to partake without condemnation of Thine immaculate Mysteries. But Thou art the same Lord. whose property is always to have mercy: grant us therefore. gracious Lord. If not sung. Behold the Lamb of God. the Communion Verse for the day is sung at this point. preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. of knowledge and of ignorance. • Then shall the priest and people say together the following prayer in preparation to receive Holy Communion. trusting in our own righteousness. Drink this in remembrance that Christ’ s Blood was shed for thee. of word and . and that we may evermore dwell in Him. and feed on Him in thy heart by faith. The bell may ring three times. behold Him that takest away the sins of the world. and He in us. and that this is truly Thine own precious Blood. and be thankful. Tikhon • Then shall the priest and people say together: Liturgy of St. We are not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under Thy Table. And I believe that this is truly Thine own immaculate Body. only Orthodox Christians may receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion in Orthodox Churches. unto remission of my sins and unto life everlasting. and I confess that Thou art truly the Christ.75 - . (For the Chalice) The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ which (For the Host) The Body of our Lord Jesus Christ. Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee. • The priest and assisting clergy communicate the people with the following words: given for thee. Amen. • After Communion. (If the Body and Blood are administered together) The Body and Blood I BELIEVE. Wherefore I pray Thee. that our sinful bodies may be made clean by His Body. so to eat the Flesh of Thy dear Son Jesus Christ. preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Tikhon The Prayer of Humble Access W E do not presume to come to this Thy Table. who didst come into the world to save sinners. have mercy upon me and forgive my transgressions. O merciful Lord. • If the propers are being chanted. the son of the living God. it is read following the . Holy Communion • In accordance with Orthodox canon law and practice. Amen.

to bear witness of the light. and the darkness comprehended it not. and are also heirs through hope of Thy everlasting kingdom. and the Word was with God. The beginning of the Holy Gospel according to St. world without end. Glory be to Thee. which passeth all understanding. and the life was the light of men. which is the blessed company of all faithful people. All things were made by Him. Amen. Amen. Prayer of Thanksgiving Let us pray. And we humbly beseech Thee. R. • At Requiem Masses is said: LMIGHTY and everliving God. May they rest in peace. P. and remain with you always. R. The Lord be with you. and that we are very members incorporate in the mystical body of Thy Son.76 - N the beginning was the Word. the Father. to whom. • The priest and people shall say together: P. The Dismissal P. keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God. and the Holy Ghost. Tikhon • Or. Amen. Depart in peace. • Then may be said. Thanks be to God. And with thy spirit. He was not the Light. and without Him was not anything made that was made. And the light shineth in darkness. That was the true Light. that we may continue in that holy fellowship. through Jesus Christ. in penitential seasons. P. In Him was life. The Lord be with you. and do all such good works as Thou hast prepared for us to walk in. We most heartily thank Thee. which lighteth . be amongst you. with the spiritual food of the most precious Body and Blood of Thy Son our Saviour Jesus Christ. Let us bless the Lord. The Blessing T HE Peace of God. and the Word was God. and of His Son. with Thee and the Holy Ghost. (+) the Son. The same came for a witness. for that Thou dost vouchsafe to feed us who have duly received these holy mysteries. • Then are said or sung. so to assist us with Thy grace. John. R. world without end. The Lord be with you. R. . P. by the merits of His most precious death and passion. Tikhon Liturgy of St. R. . Let us pray. R. and dost assure us thereby of Thy favor and goodness towards us. that all men through Him might believe. . I . The same was in the beginning with God. There was a man sent from God. Amen. O heavenly Father. but was sent to bear witness of that Light. ending with A P. And with thy spirit. the Post-Communion Collects that are appointed for the day.77 - . all standing: P. Thanks be to God.Liturgy of St. be all honor and glory. R. And with thy spirit. our Lord. O Lord. Jesus Christ our Lord: and the Blessing of God Almighty. P. whose name was John.

even to them that believe on His Name: which were born. Thanks be to God. Tikhon every man that cometh into the world. but of God (kneel) And the Word was made flesh.Liturgy of St.78 - . He came unto His own. full of grace and truth.79 - . and His own received Him not. and the world was made by Him. He was in the world. The Divine Liturgy of St. to them gave He power to become the sons of God. (rise) and we beheld His glory. Gregory . nor of the will of the flesh nor the will of man. not of blood. and the world knew Him not. R. and dwelt among us. the glory as of the only begotten of the Father. But as many as received Him.

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