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Psalm 117 /118 Idiomela of Triodion – The Prodigal Son – Tone (8) Plagal 4
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
Exomologisome si, Kyrie, en oli kardia I will give Thee thanks, O Lord, with
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared mou, diigisome panta ta my whole heart: I will tell of all
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en to us. Blessed is He Who comes in Thavmasia Sou. Thy Wonders.
Onomati Kyriou! the Name of the Lord!
STIHOS 1: Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti VERSE 1: Give thanks to the Lord, for He
Dapanisas asotos tis patrikis ousias ton I exhausted the wealth of my Father’s
agathos, oti is ton eona to eleos is Good; His Mercy endures plouton ke katanalosas, erimos holdings, and have consumed them; I
aftou! forever! gegona, en ti hora ikisas ton poniron have become destitute, dwelling in
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared politon. Ke miketi feron to meta the land of wicked citizens. No
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en to us. Blessed is He Who comes in touton sinikesion, epistepsas voo Si to longer able to bear their company, I
Onomati Kyriou! the Name of the Lord! iktirmoni Patri. Imarton is ton return, and cry to Thee, the
Ouranon ke enopion Souk e ouk imi Compassionate Father: I have sinned
Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me, ke
STIHOS 2: VERSE 2: All the nations surrounded me,
axios klithine iios Sou. Piison me os against Heaven and before Thee, and
to Onomati Kyriou iminamin but in the Name of the Lord I ena ton misthion Sou, O theos, ke I am not worthy to be called Thy son.
aftous. drove them back. eleison me. Treat me as one of Thy hireling, O
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared God, and have Mercy on me.
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en to us. Blessed is He Who comes in
Onomati Kyriou! the Name of the Lord! ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
STIHOS 3: Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti VERSE 3: This is the Lord’s doing, and it and to the Holy Spirit
thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. Idiomela of Triodion – The Prodigal Son – Tone (8) Plagal 4
is marvellous in our eyes.
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin.
The Lord is God, and has appeared Pater Agathe, emakrinthin apo Sou, mi O Good Father, I distanced myself from
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en egkatalipis me, mide ahrion dixis tis Thee; do not forsake me, nor prove
to us. Blessed is He Who comes in
Onomati Kyriou! vasilias sou. O ehthros O
the Name of the Lord! me useless in Thy Kingdom. The
pamponiros egimnose me ke ire mou
Apolytikia of the Resurrection – Tone 1 vile enemy has denuded me; he has
ton plouton. Tis psihis ta harismata
Tou lithou sfragisthentos ipo ton While the stone was sealed by the asotos dieskorpisa. Anastas oun taken my wealth. The Gifts of my
Ioudeon ke stratioton filassonton to Jews, and soldiers stood on guard epistrepsas pros Se ekvoo. Piison me soul I have squandered with
ahranton Sou Soma, Anestis over Thy Body undefiled, Thou os ena ton misthion Sou, O die me en abandon. So, having arisen, once
trimeros, Sotir, Doroumenos to Stavro tas ahrantous sou hiras again I return to Thee and cry:
didst rise on the third day, O aplosas, ina tou dinou thiros
kosmo tin Zoin. Dia touto e “Treat me as one of Thy hirelings!”
Dinamis ton Ouranon evoon si Saviour, Who givest Life unto the afarpasis me ke tin protin katastolin
world. For which cause the ependisis me, os monos polieleos. for me Thou stretched out Thy pure
Zoodota. Doxa ti Anastasi Sou,
Hriste! Doxa ti Vasilia Sou! Doxa ti Heavenly Powers cried aloud unto Hands upon the Cross to snatch me
Ikonomia Sou, mone Filanthrope! Thee: O Giver of Life: Glory to Thy from the fearsome beast, and to
Resurrection, O Christ! Glory to Vest me with the former dignified
Thy Kingdom! Glory to Thy Apparel, for Thou alone art Great in
Providence, O Thou Who alone Mercy!
Loves mankind! Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. Ages.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit Amin Amen
Tou lithou sfragisthentos ipo ton While the stone was sealed by the Theotokion
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
Ioudeon ke stratioton filassonton to Jews, and soldiers stood on guard
ahranton Sou Soma, Anestis over Thy Body undefiled, Thou ✞Iperevlogimeni iparhis, Theotoke ✞ Most Blessed art Thou, O Virgin
trimeros, Sotir, Doroumenos to didst rise on the third day, O Parthene, dia gar tou ek Sou Theotokos: for through Him Who
kosmo tin Zoin. Dia touto e sarkothentos O Adis ihmalotiste, O became Incarnate of Thee, Hell is
Saviour, Who givest Life unto the
Dinamis ton Ouranon evoon si Adam anakeklite, i katara
world. For which cause the led captive, Adam is recalled from
Zoodota. Doxa ti Anastasi Sou, nenekrote, i Eva ileftherote, O
Hriste! Doxa ti Vasilia Sou! Doxa ti Heavenly Powers cried aloud unto Thanatos tethanatote ke imis the dead, the curse is made void,
Ikonomia Sou, mone Filanthrope! Thee: O Giver of Life: Glory to Thy ezoopiithimen. Dio animnountes Eve is set free, Death is slain, and

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Stavron; Anestis ek tou tafou, os ek the Father. As Man Thou suffered Resurrection, O Christ! Glory to
pastados proelthon, ina sosi ton and willingly endured the Cross. Thy Kingdom! Glory to Thy
kosmon: Kyrie Doxa Si!
Thou rose from the grave, as Providence, O Thou Who alone
though coming out of Thy Bridal Loves mankind!
Chamber, so that Thou might Save Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
the world. Lord: Glory to Thee! eonon. ages.
✞Enite afton en timpano ke horo.
✞Praise Him with timbrel and dance,
Enite afton en hordes ke organo. Amin Amen
praise Him with strings and flute! Theotokion
STIHOS Ote prosilothis to xilo tou Stavou, When Thou were nailed to the
tote enekrothi to kratos tou
VERSE
Tou Gavriil fthegxamenou Si Parthene As Gabriel proclaimed to Thee, O
ehthrou; i ktisis eslevthi to fovo Sou, Tree of the Cross, then the might to here, Sin ti foni esarkouto O ton Virgin: Hail! With that cry the Lord
ke O Adis eskilefthi to krati Sou; of the enemy was put to death; olon Despotis, en Si ti Agia Kivoto, of all became Incarnate in Thee,
tous nerous ek ton tafon anestisas, Creation was shaken in fear of os efi O Dikeos David. Edihthis
the Holy Tabernacle, as foretold by
ke to Listi ton Paradison inixas: Thee, and Hades was despoiled by platitera ton Ouranon, Vastasasa
Hriste O Theos imon: Doxa Si! ton ktiston Sou. Doxa to enikisanti the Righteous David: Thou hast
Thy Might. Thou raised the dead
en Si! Doxa to proelthonti ek Sou! revealed Thyself as more spacious
from the tombs and opened Doxa to elevtherosanti imas dia tou than the Heavens, in that Thou
Paradise to the Thief. Christ our Tokou Sou! hast borne Thy Creator. Glory to
God: Glory to Thee!
Him Who abode in Thee! Glory to
Idiomela of Triodion – The Prodigal Son – Tone 2 Him Who came forth from Thee!
✞Enite afton en kimvalis evihis. ✞Praise Him with tuneful cymbals, RETURN TO THE SMALL LITANY OF MATINS  Glory to Him Who through Thy
Enite afton en kimvalis praise Him with cymbals of Birth#giving hath set us free!
alalagmou. Pasa pnoi inesato ton jubilation! Let every breath 1st Resurrection Kathisma – Tone 1
Kyrion. praise the Lord!
STIHOS Tin tou Asotou fonin prosfero Si, VERSE The cry of the Prodigal i offer to Ton tafon Sou, Sotir, stratiote The soldiers watching Thy Tomb
tirountes, nekri ti astrapi, tou became as dead men at the
Kyrie. Imarton enopion ton Thee, O Llord: I have sinned in ofthentos Angelou, egenonto lightning flash of the Angel who
ofthalmon sou, Agathe. Eskorpisa Thy Sight, O Good One! I have kirittontos, ginexi tin Anastasin. Se
ton plouton ton harismaton Sou. appeared and proclaimed to the
squandered the wealth of Divine doxazomen, ton tis fthoras
Alla dexe me metanounta, Sotir, ke Women the Resurrection. We
Gifts Thou granted me, but receive katheretin. Si prosspiptomen, to
Soson me. glorify Thee, the Destroyer of
me as I repent, O Saviour, and anastanti ek tafou, ke mono Theo
imon. corruption; we fall down before
Save Me!
Thee, risen from the grave and
Idiomela of Triodion – The Prodigal Son – Tone 4 alone our God.
Anastithi, Kyrie O Theos mou, Arise, O Lord, my God, lift up Thy ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
ipsothito i Hir Sou, mi epilathi ton Hand: do not forget Thy poor Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit
peniton Sou is telos. forever.
Stavro prosilothis, ekovsios Iktirmon, Thou were willingly nailed to the
Os O Asotos Iios ilthon kago, Like the Prodigal Son, I too, have en mnimati tethis, os thnitos Cross, O Merciful One, and laid in
Oiktirmon, O ton vion olon Zoodota, to kratos sinetripsas,
come, O Compassionate One; I a tomb as a mortal, O Giver of
dapanisas en apodimia. Eskorpisa Dinate to thanato Sou; Se gar
ton plouton, on dedokas mi, Pater. have spent my whole life in a Life. By Thy Death, O Powerful
efrixan, i pilori i tou Adou; Si
Dexe me metanounta, O Theos, ke foreign land; I have squandered One, Thou smashed its might; for
sinigiras, tous ap’ eonos thanontas,
eleison me. the wealth the thou hast granted os monos filanthropos. Hades’s gatekeepers trembled
me, O Father. Receive me as i before Thee; Thou raised with
repent, o God, and have Mercy on Thee the dead from every age, for
me. Thou alone Love mankind.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
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Amin Amen Thy servants, when He sits to
Theotokion Judge each according to His
Merits, O All Holy Theotokos.
Mitera Se Theou, epistametha pantes, All we who with longing flee for
Lauds: The Praises to God - Psalm 148
Parthenon alithos, ke meta tokon refuge to thy goodness know thee PRAISES TO THE LORD FROM ALL CREATION
fanisan, i potho katafevgontes, pros to be Mother of God, and after
tin sin agathotita; se kektimetha, en ✞Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite ✞Let everything that has breath
childbirth, still truly Virgin; for we ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite praise the Lord. Praise the Lord
pirasmis Sotirian, tin Monin
Panamomon. sinners have thee as Protection; in afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos from the Heavens; praise Him in
temptations we have thee as to Theo. the Highest. To Thee praise is
Salvation, the only All Blameless due, O God.
One. ✞Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. ✞Praise Him, all His Angels; praise
2nd Kathisma of the Resurrection – Tone 1 Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Him, all His Powers. To Thee
Aftou. Si prepi imnos to Theo. praise is due, O God.
Ginekes pros to mnima, paregenonto The women came to Thy Tomb at Psalm 150 - Tone 1
orthrie, ke Angelikin optasian, dawn and when they saw a Vision LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD!
theasamene eteremon; O tafos
existrapte Zoin; to Thavma
of an Angel they trembled; the Tou piise en aftis krima Engrapton. To execute upon them the
Tomb blazed forth Life; the Marvel Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis aftou. Judgement that is Decreed; such
kateplitten aftas; Dia touto
apelthouse, tis Mathites ekiritton tin amazed them; and so going back Glory will be for all His Holy
Egersin: Ton Adin eskilefse Hristos, to the Disciples they proclaimed Ones.
os Monos Krateos ke Dinatos, ke the Resurrection: Christ has STIHOSImnoumen Sou Hriste, to Sotirion VERSE We praise the praise of Thy
ftharentas sinigire pantas, ton tis despoiled Hades, as alone Mighty Pathos, ke doxazomen Sou tin Saving Passion O Christ, and we
katakriseos fovon, lisas dinami and Powerful, and has Raised up Anastasin.
Stavrou. glorify Thy Resurrection.
all those in corruption, dispelling
✞Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Afton. ✞Praise God in His Saints; praise
the fear of condemnation by the Him in the firmament of His
Enite Afton en stereomati tis
Power of the Cross. Dinameos Aftou. Power
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the STIHOS O Stavron ipominas, ke ton VERSE Having endured the Cross,
Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit thanaton katarigisas, ke anastas ek destroyed Death and Risen from
En to Stavro prosilothis, i Zoi ton O Life of all, Thou were nailed to the ton nekron, irinevson imon tin Zoin the dead, give Peace to our Life, O
Cross; O Immortal Lord, Thou were Kyrie, os monos pantodinamos. Lord, as Thou alone art All
apanton, ke en nekris logisthis, O
athantos Kyrios, anestis triimeros numbered among the dead. Thou Powerful.
Sotir, ke igiras Adam ek tis fthoras; arose, O Saviour, on the third day, ✞Enite Afton epi tes dinasties Afton. ✞Praise Him for His Mighty Acts;
dia touto e Dinamis ton Ouranon, and raised Adam from corruption; Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the
evoon Si Zoodota: Doxa tis sis Megalosinis Aftou.
therefore the Heavenly Powers greatness of His Majesty.
pathimasi, Hriste! Doxa ti
Anastasi Sou! Doxa ti Sigkatavasi
cried out to Thee, O Giver of STIHOS O ton Adin skilevsas, ke ton VERSE Having despoiled Hades and
Life: Glory to Thy Sufferings, O Anthropon anastisas, ti Anastasi raised humanity by Thy
Sou, Mone Filanthrope! Sou Hriste, axioson imas en kathara
Christ! Glory to Thy Resurrection! Resurrection, O Christ, grant that
kardia, imnin ke doxazin Se.
Glory to Thy condescension, Only with pure hearts we may praise
Lover of mankind! and glorify Thee.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ✞Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite ✞Praise Him with the sound of the
eonon. ages. Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute
Amin Amen and harp.
Theotokion STIHOS Tin Theoprepi Sou sigkatavasin VERSE As we glorify Thy Divine
Maria to Septon, tou Despotou doxion, Mary, Holy Vessel of our Master, raise doxazontes, imnoumen Se Hriste: Condescension, we praise Thee, O
anastison imas, peptokotas is haos, etehthis ek Parthenou, ke ahoristos Christ: Thou were Born of a Virgin,
us up who have fallen into the pit
dinis apognoseos, ke ptesmaton ke ipirhes to Patri; epathes os yet Thou were not separated from
of dread despair, of offences and anthropos, ke ekousios ipeminas
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En nomo skia ke grammati, tipon In the Shadow and the letter of the Sotiria, ke voithia, ke kratea afflictions; for Thou art the
prostasia, ke sozis tous doulous sou. Salvation, the Help and the Mighty
katidomen i pisti. Pan arsen, to tin Law, let us, the Faithful, discern a
mitran dianigon, Agion Theo. Dio figure: every male child that RESURRECTION EVLOGITARIA, TRISAGION HYMNS, Protection of sinners, and Thou
prototokon Logon Patros anarhou THEOTOKION, SMALL LITANY saves Thy servants.
opens the womb shall be Sanctified
Iion, prototokoumenon Mitri,
epirandro, megalinomen to God. Therefore do we magnify Iperkoi – Tone 1
the First Born Word and Son of the I tou Listou metanoia ton Paradison The Thief’s Repentance plundered
(RETURN TO THE SMALL LITANY & PRAISES TO GOD) Father without beginning, the First esilisen, O de thrinos ton Miroforon Paradise, but the Myrrh#bearers’
Born Child of a Mother who had tin Haran eminisen: Oti anestis lament disclosed the Joy that Thou
not known man. Hriste O Theos, parehon to kosmo,
art Risen, Christ God, granting the
to Mega Eleos
Praises to the Lord world Great Mercy!
✞Agios Kyrios o Theos imon! [3] ✞Holy is the Lord our God [3] Anabathmi – Tone 1
Ipsoute Kyrion ton Theon imon ke Exalt the Lord our God; and bow ANTIFONON A Ento thlivesthe me, ANTIPHON 1 I cry to Thee, O Lord, in my
proskinite to ipopodio ton podon down before His footstool isakouson mou ton odinon, Kyrie, si sorrow! Hear my pain!
Aftou. krazo!.
Oti Agios esti For He is Holy [3 RD
TIME] Tis erimikis, apavstos O Thios pothos Unending is the sacred desire for God
First Exaposteilarion of the Resurrection - Tone 2 enginete, kosmou ousi tou mateou among those in the desert, for they
ektos. are far#removed from this vain
Tis Mathites sinelthomen, en Ori Let us gather with the Disciples on the
Galileas, pisi Hriston theasasthe, world.
Mount in Galilee to behold Christ
legonta exousian, lavin ton ano ke in faith, saying, I have received the ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agion ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
kato. Mathomen pos didaski, and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Power of those on High and those Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is tous
Vaptizin is to Onoma tou Patros ever and to the Ages of Ages.
below. And let us learn how to eonas ton eonon.
ethni panta, ke tou Iiou, ke Agiou
Pnevmatos, ke sinine tis mistes, os Baptise all the nations in the Name Amin Amen.
ipesheto, eos tis sintelias of the Father, and of the Son, and ✞Glory
✞Agio Pnevmati, Timi ke Doxa, osper and Honour are due to the
of the Holy Spirit, and how He is Patri, prepi ama ke Io. Dia touto Holy Spirit as also due to the Son
present with His initiates to the asomen ti Triadi Monokratoria. and Father. Let us therefore praise
end of the world as He promised. the Trinity, Mighty and One in
Exaposteilarion of the Triodion – Prodigal Son – Tone 2 Dominion.
Ton plouton, on mi dedokas tis Haritos The riches of Thy Gifts of Grace,
ANTIFONON B Ista ori ton son ipsosas ANTIPHON 2 Thou has elevated me to
O athlios, apodimisas ahrios, kakos which Thou granted me, the
me nomon, aretes eklamprinon, O the Heights of Thy
inalosa, Soter. Asotos zisas, demosi wretched one, I squandered
dolios dieskorpisa. Dio me Theos, ina imno Se. Commandments, O God. Let
wastefully, O Saviour, since Virtue shine upon me so that I may
epistrefonta, osper ton asoton dexe,
Pater iktirmon, ke soson. without cause I departed and lived praise Thee.
in great extravagance. The
demons tricked me to disperse. Dexia Sou Hiri lavon si Loge, filaxon With Thy right Hand, O Logos, keep
me, frourison, mi pir me flexi tis me and protect me, so that the Fire
And therefore, as the Prodigal, I
amartias. of Sin does not consume me.
am returning. Receive me, O
Loving Father, and Save me. ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Theotokion Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit. Now and
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
Agia Mitroparthene, to mega O Virgin Mother, Holy Maiden, thou
Amin.
periihimas, ton Apostolon Martiron, art the great resounding boast of
Amen
ke Profiton ke Osion, ton Son Ion ke the Apostles and Martyrs of the ✞Agio Pnevmati, pasa i ktisis
✞All Creation is renewed through the
Kyrion, ileose tis doulis Sou, imin Holy Spirit and returns to its
Devout and the Prophets. And kenourgite, palndromouisa is to
Thegennitria, otan kathisi tou
therefore make Thy Son and Lord proton, isosthenes gar esti Patri ke original state. For He is equal in
krine, ta kat’ axian ekastou.
propitiously disposed towards us, Logo. Power with the Father and the

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Logos. Oti epiise mi megalia O dinatos ke For He Who is Mighty has magnified
ANTIFONON Γ Epi tis irikosi mi, ANTIPHON 3 My
soul rejoices with agion to Onoma Aftou, ke to Eleos me, and Holy is His Name; and His
those who say let us go into the Aftou is genean ke genean tis Mercy is upon those who fear Him,
odevsomen is tas avlas tou Kyriou,
fovoumenis afton.
ivfranthi mou to pnevma, sigheri i Courts of the Lord. My spirit is throughout all generations.
kardia renewed and my heart is ✞ Tin timioteran ton Herouvim
STIHOS VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
gladdened. ke endoxoteran asingritos ton Cherubim, and beyond compare
Epi ikon David, fovos mega. Eki gar Great fear shall be in the House of Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon more Glorious than the
Logon tekousan, tin ontos Seraphim, Thou Who without
thronon ektethenton, krithisonte David, where the thrones shall be
Theotokon Se megalinomen. stain bore God the Word, True
apase, e file tis gis ke glosse. set, and all the tribes and tongues Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
of the earth shall be judged. He has shown Strength with His Arm;
Epiise kratos en vrahioni aftou
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, dieskorpisen iperifanous diania He has scattered the proud in the
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and kardias afton. imagination of their hearts.
eonon. ever, and unto the Ages of Ages.
STIHOS ✞ Tin timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
Amin. Amen Herouvim ke endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare
✞It is asingritos ton Serafim, tin more Glorious than the
✞Agio Pnevmati, timin, proskinisin, proper to offer honour,
adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
doxan ke pratos, os Patri te Axion, worship, might and glory to the
tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se stain bore God the Word, True
ke to Io di prosferin. Monas gar Holy Spirit, as also to the Father megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
estin i Trias ti Fisi, all’ ou Prosopis. and to the Son – for the Trinity is
Kathile dinastas apo thronon ke He has put down the mighty from
One only in Nature and not in
ipsose tapinous. Pinontas eneplisen their thrones, and has exalted the
Persons. agathon ke ploutountas exapestile humble and meek. He has filled
Prokeimenon kenous.
the empty with Good Things, and
Nin anastisome, legi Kyrios, thisome Now will I arise, said the Lord: I will the rich He has sent away empty.
en Sotirio, parrisiasome en afto. establish them in Salvation; I will
(2) ✞ Tin timioteran ton Herouvim
STIHOS VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
not delay. (2) Cherubim, and beyond compare
ke endoxoteran asingritos ton
STIHOS Ta Logia Kyriou Logia Agna. VERSE The Words of the Lord are Pure Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon more Glorious than the
Words. Logon tekousan, tin ontos Seraphim, Thou Who without
Nin anastisome, legi Kyrios, thisome Now will I arise, said the Lord: I will Theotokon Se megalinomen. stain bore God the Word, True
en Sotirio, parrisiasome en afto. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
establish them in Salvation, I will
not delay. Antelaveto Israil pedos aftou He, remembering His Mercy, has
RETURN TO SMALL LITANY, PRAISES TO GOD, ETC  mnisthine eleous kathos elalise helped His servant Israel, as He
Gospel 1: Matthew 28 : 16 - 20 pros tous pateras imon, to promised to our Forefather,
THE GREAT COMMISSION
Avraam ke to spermati aftou eos Abraham and his seed forever.
I de evoeka Mathite eporefthisan is tin Then the Eleven Disciples went away eonos.
Galiean, is to oros ou etxato aftis O into Galilee, to the mountain that STIHOS ✞ Tin timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
Iisous. Jesus had appointed for them. Herouvim ke endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare
asingritos ton Serafim, tin more Glorious than the
Ke idontest afton prosekinisan afto, i When they saw Him, they
adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
de edistasan. worshipped Him; but some tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se stain bore God the Word, True
doubted. megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
Ke proselthon O Iisous elalisen aftis And Jesus came and spoke to them, Katavasia of the 9th Ode – of the Presentation
legon: Edothi mi pasa exousia en
Ourano ke epi gis. Proevthentes
saying: “All Authority has been Theotoke, i elpis panton ton O Virgin Theotokos, Thou Hope of
given to Me in Heaven and on Hristianon, skepe, frouri, filatte all Christians, protect, watch over
Mathitefsate panta ta ethni, earth. Go therefore and make
Vaptizontes aftous is to Onoma tous elpizontas is Se and guard all those who put their
Disciples of all the nations, hope in Thee.
tou Patros, ke tou Iou ke to Agiou Baptising them in the Name of
Pnevmatos didaskontes aftou

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ODI 7 ODE 7 tirin panta osa enetilamin imin, the Father, and of the Son, and
Se ton en piri drosisanta, Pedas O Word of God Who in the midst of Ke idou ego meth imon emi pasa of the Holy Spirit, teaching them
theologisants, ke parthenon akirato tas imeras eos tis sintelias tou to observe all things that I have
the Fire hast dropped Dew upon
enikisanta, Theon Logon eonos. commanded you; and lo, I am
the Children as they discoursed on with you always, even to the end
imnoumen, evsevos melodountes.
things Divine, and who hast taken of the age.”
Evlogitos O Theos, O ton Pateron
up Thy dwelling in the Pure Virgin:
imon. Amin Amen
Thee do we praise as with piety we RESURRECTION PRAYER, PSALM 50/51 

sing: “O God of our Fathers, Triodion Idiomelons


Blessed art Thou!” ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ODI 8 ODE 8
and to the Holy Spirit
✞Enoumen, evlogoumen ke ✞We praise, we Bless and we IHOS PLAGAL ∆ TONE PLAGAL 1
proskinoumen ton Kyrion worship the Lord! Tis metanias anixon mi pilax. Open to me the doors of Repentance,
Astekto piri enothentes, i theosevias Standing together in the unbearable Zoodota. Arthrixi gar to pnevma O Life#giver; for my soul goes early
proestotes Neanei. Ti flogi de mi fire yet not harmed by the flame, mou pros naon ton Agion Sou, to the Temple of Thy Holiness,
lovithentes, thion imnon emelpon. naon feron tou somatos olon
the Children, Champions of coming in the temple of my body,
Evlogiete panta ta erga ton esplomenon. All’ os iktirmon
Kyrion, ke iperipsoute is pantas godliness, sang a Divine Hymn: O katharon evsplaghno Sou elei. wholly polluted. But because Thou
tous eonas All ye works of the Lord, Bless ye art compassionate, purify me by
the Lord and exalt Him above all
MAGNIFICAT  compassion of Thy Mercies
forever!
The Magnificat
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
STANDING BEFORE THE HOLY ICON OF THE EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS, THE PRIEST DECLARES THE FOLLOWING, AFTER WHICH HE
eonon. Ages
CENSES THE SANCTUARY, HOLY ICONS AND CONGREGATION..
Amin Amen
✞Tin Theotokon ke Miter to Fotos en ✞The Theotokos and Mother of the Tis Sotirias evthinon mi trivous, Prepare for me the Ways of Salvation,
imnis timontes meglinomen. Light: let us honour and extol in Theotoke; eshres gar katerriposa O Theotokos; for I have profaned
song. tin ihin amarties, os rathimos ton myself with coarse sins, and
THE BELLS ARE
ARE RUNG AT THIS POINT vion mou olon ekdapanisas; tes ses
consumed my whole life with
Megalini i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke My soul magnifies the Lord, and my Presvies rise me pasis akatharsias.
procrastination. But by Thine
igaliase to pnevma mou epi to spirit has rejoiced in God my
Theo to Sotiri mou. Intercessions Purify me from all
Saviour.
abominations.
STIHOS✞ Tin timioteran ton Herouvim ✞ More Honourable than the
ke endoxoteran asingritos ton
VERSE
Eleison me, O Theos, kata to Mega Have mercy upon me, O God,
Cherubim, and beyond compare Eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton
Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon according to Thy Great Mercy;
more Glorious than the iktirmon Sou Exalipson to
Logon tekousan, tin ontos according to the multitude of Thy
Seraphim, Thou Who without anomima mou.
Theotokon se megalinomen. Mercies do away mine offences.
stain bore God the Word, True IHOS (6) PLAGA B TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
Ta plithi ton pepragmenon mi dinon When I think of the multitude of my
Oti epevlepsen epi tin tapinosin tis For He has regarded the Humility of ennoon O talas, tremo tin foveran
doulis aftou. Idou gar apo tou nin evil deeds, I tremble for the
His Handmaiden: for behold from Imeran Tis Kriseos. Alla tharron is
Makariousi me pase i genee. terrible Day of Judgement. But
henceforth all generations shall to Eleos tis evsplaghnias Sou, os O
David voo Si: Eleison me O Theos trusting the Compassion of Thy
call me Blessed.
kata to Mega Sou Eleos. Mercy, I shout to Thee like David:
STIHOS✞ Tin timioteran ton Herouvim VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the Have Mercy upon me, O God,
ke endoxoteran asingritos ton Cherubim, and beyond compare according to Thy Great Mercy!
Serafim, tin adiafthoros more Glorious than the PRAYERS OF SALVATION 
Theon Logon tekousan, tin Seraphim, Thou Who without The Kontakion of the Triodion – The Prodigal Son - Tone 3
ontos Theotokon Se stain bore God the Word, True
megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee! Tis Patroas Doxis Sou, aposkirtisas I revolted senselessly out of Thy
afronos, en kakis eskorpisa, on mi Fatherly Glory; I have squandered
paredokas plouton. Othen Si tin sinfully all the riches Thou granted

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tou Asotou fonin kravgazo. me. Hence, to Thee, using the Ti afato filanthropia Sou, Hriste O By Thine Ineffable Love for mankind,
Imarton enopion Sou Pater Prodigal’s words, I cry out: I have Theos imon, eleison imas O Christ our God, have Mercy on
iktirmon. Dexe me metanoounta,
sinned against Thee, O Merciful us.
ke piison me, os ena ton misthion
Sou. Loving Father! O receive me in Amin. Amen
Repentance, I pray, and treat me as
one of Thy hired hands. Katavasia of the Presentation – Tone 3
15 JANUARY UNTIL THE APODOSIS/LEAVETAKING
Ikos of the Triodion – The Prodigal Son ODI 1 ODE 1
Tou Sotiros imon kath’ ekastin Since our Saviour teaches us each day Herson avissotokon, pedon ilios, The sun once shone with its rays
didaskontos di ikias fonis, ton by His familiar voice, let us listen epepolefse pote. Osi tihos gar upon dry land in the midst of the
Grafon akousometha, peri tou epagi, ekaterothen idor, lao deep. For the water on both sides
to the Scriptures about the Son
Asotou ke sofronos palin, ke toutou pezopontoporounti, ke thearestos
who became Prodigal and then became firm as a wall while the
Pisti ekmimisomethat tin kalin melponti. Asomen to Kyrou.
returned to his senses, and in Faith Endoxos gar dedoxaste. people crossed the sea on foot,
metanian. To katidonti panta ta
krifia meta tapinis kardias let us emulate his Good offering this song acceptable to
krazomen. Imartomen Si Pater Repentance. With a humble heart God: Let us sing to the Lord, for
iktirmon, ke ouk semen axii pote, let us cry out to God who observes He has been greatly glorified!
klithine tekna os prin. All’ os fisi ODI 3 ODE 3
all that is hidden: ‘We have sinned
iparhon filanthropos, Si against Thee, Tender-loving Father, To stereoma, ton epi si pepithoton, O Lord, the firm foundation of those
prosedehou, ke piison me, os ena and we are no longer worthy to be stereoson Kyrie tin Ekklisian, in who put their trust in Thee, do
ton misthion Sou. called Thy Children as before. But ektiso, to timio sou Emati. Thou confirm the Church, which
inasmuch as Thou Love humanity,
Thou hast purchased with Thy
receive me, I pray, and teat me as
one of Thy hired hands.’ Precious Blood.
ODI 4 ODE 4
Synaxarion of 31 January
Ekalipsen ouranous, i areti sou Hriste. Thy Virtue, O Christ, has covered the
Ti ΛA’ tou aftou minos, Mnimi ton On the 31st day of this month we Tis kivotou gar proelthon, tou Heavens, for proceeding forth from
Agiou ke Thavmatourgon Commemorate the Holy and agiasmatos sou, tis afthorou Mitros,
Anargiron Kyrou ke Ioannou, ke tis the Ark of Thy Sanctification, from
Wonderworking Unmercenaries, St en to nao tis doxis Sou, ofthis os
Agias Martiros Athanasias ke ton vrefos agkaloforoumenos, ke Thine undefiled Mother, Thou hast
Cyros & St John, and the Holy
trion aftis thigateron ke Parthenon, eplirothi ta panta, tis sis eneseos. appeared in the Temple of Thy
Theodotis, Theoktistis ke Evdoxias. Martyr, St Athanasia and her three
Glory as an Infant in arms, and the
daughters, St Theodota, St
whole world has been filled with
Theoktiste and St Eudoxia.
Thy praise.
Ti afti imera, Mnimi ton Agion On this day we Commemorate the ODI 5 ODE 5
Martiron Ouiktorinou, Ouiktoros, Holy Martyrs: St Victorianos, St Os iden Isaes simvolikos, en throno In a figure Isaiah saw God upon a
Nikiforou, Klaudiou, Diodorou, Victor, St Nicephoros, St Claudios, epirmeno Theon, ip Angelon doxis
Sarapinou ke Papia ton en Throne, lifted up on high and
St Diodore, St Sarapinos and St doriforoumenon, o talas! Evoa, borne in triumph by Angels of
Korintho. ego. Pro gar idon somatoumenon
Pappias of Corinth. glory; and he cried: “Woe is me!
Theon. Fotos anesperou, ke irinis
Ti afti imera, Mnimi tis Agias Martiros On this day we Commemorate the Desponzonta
For I have seen beforehand God
made flesh, Lord of the Light that
Trifaenis. Holy Martyr, St Tryphaina of
knows no evening and King of
Cyzikos.
ODI 6 Peace.”
Ti afti imera tis tou Asotou Iiou On this day we remember the Parable ODE 6
paravolis ek tou ierou Evangeliou of the Prodigal Son from the Holy
Evoise Si, idon o Presvis, tis ofthalmis
mnian pioumetha, in i thistati to sotirion, o lais epesti. Ek Theou The Elder, having seen with his eyes
Gospel, which the Most Divine the Salvation that was come to the
Pateres imon defteran en to Triodio Hriste, si Theos mou.
etaxan. Fathers relegated as second in the people, cried aloud unto
Triodion. Thee: “O Christ that comest from
God, Thou art my God.”

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