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✞Evlogitos i, Kyrie, didaxon me ta ✞Blessed art Thou, O Lord, teach me

Dikeomata Sou. [3] Thy Statutes [3]


Kyrie, katafigi, egenithis imin en genea Lord, Thou has been our Refuge from
ke genea. Ego ipa: Kyrie, eleison generation to generation. I said: Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria
me, iase tin psihin mou oti imarton Lord, have mercy upon me, heal
Si.
my soul, for I have sinned against
& All Africa
Thee.
Kyrie, Pros Se katefigon; didaxon me O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach me

Matins
tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si I O to do Thy Will, for Thou art my
Theos mou.
God.
Oti para Si Pigi Zois; en to Foti Sou
For with Thee is the Fountain of Life;
opsometha Fos.
in Thy Light we shall see Light.
Paratinon to Eleos Sou tis ginoskousi Extend Thy Mercy to those who know Feast of St George the Great Martyr
Se. Thee.
✞Agios O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios ✞ Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy
Athanatos, eleison imas.[3] Immortal, have mercy upon us. [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
and to the Holy Spirit, now and
eonon.
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
Amin Amen
✞Agios Athanatos, eleison imas. ✞Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us.
✞Agios O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
✞ Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy
Athanatos, Eleison imas.
Immortal, have mercy upon us.
Apolytikion of St George the Great – Tone 4
Os ton ehmalonton eleftherotis, ke ton As the one renowned fro setting
ptohon iperaspistis, asthenounton captives free and for defending
Iatros, Vasileon ipermachos, those in poverty, the Physician of
tropeofore megalomartis Georgie,
the sick and the Champion of
presveve Hristo to Theo, sothine tas
psihas imon. Emperors, Great and Victorious
Martyr, George: Intercede with
Christ our God, beseeching Him to TONE 2
Save our souls. GOSPEL LUKE 21: 12 - 19
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This Service Book is dedicated to all struggling and faithful Entombment and Thy
Resurrection, as I cry out: ✞ O
Disciples of Christ who express their Love for God and for one Lord: Glory to Thee!
another by their humble and joyful Obedience and Service to God.
The Great Doxology
✽ THE BELLS ARE RUNG AND ALL THE LIGHTS ARE SWITCHED ON
May we all arrive safely at our Ultimate Destination – God’s ✞Doxa si to dixanti to Fos. ✞ Glory to Thee Who has shown us
Eternal Kingdom of Love! the Light!
✞Doxa en ipsistis Theo ke epi gis irini, ✞ Glory to God in the Highest, and on
en anthropis evdokia. earth Peace, Goodwill among men.
Imnoumen Se, Evlogoumen Se, ✞We Praise Thee, we Bless Thee, we
Proskinoumense, Doxologoumen Se, Worship Thee, we Glorify Thee, we
Efharistoumen Si, dia tin Megalin give Thee Thanks for Thy Great
Sou Doxan. Glory.
✞ Kyrie Vasilef, Epouranie Thee, Pater ✞ Lord, King, God of Heaven, Father
Pantokrator; Kyrie Ie Monogenes, Almighty: Lord, Only Begotten
Isou Hriste, ke Agion Pnevma. Son, Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit.
Kyrie O Theos, O Amnos tou Theou, O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the
Ios tou Patros, O eron tin amartian Father, Who takes away the sin of
tou Kosmou, eleison imas, O eron
the world, have mercy upon us; O
tas amartias tou kosmou.
Thou Who takes away the sins of
the world.
Prosdexe tin deisin imon, O kathimenos Receive our Prayer, Thou Who sits on
en dexia tou Patros, ke eleison imas. the right Hand of the Father, and
have mercy on us.
✞Oti Si i Monos Agios, Si i Monos ✞For Thou alone art Holy, Thou alone
Kyrios, Iisous Hristos, is Doxan art Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory
Theou Patros of God the Father.
Amin. Amen
Kath’ ekastin imeran Evlogiso Se, ke Every day I will Bless Thee, and
enesio to Onoma Sou is ton eona ke praise Thy Name forever and to
is ton Eona tou Eonos. the Ages of Ages.

Kataxioson, Kyrie, en ti emera tafti


Grant, O Lord, this day to keep us
anamartitous filahthine imas. without sin.

Evlogitos I, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron Blessed art Thou, O Lord, the God of
imon, ke Eneton ke Dedoxasmenon our Fathers, and praised and
to Onoma Sou is tous Eonas. glorified is Thy Name unto the
Ages.
Amin Amen
Genito, Kyrie, to eleos Sou ef imas, May Thy Mercy O Lord, be upon us, as
kathaper ilipisamen epi Se. we have put our hope in Thee.

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Exelampsen i Anastasis Hristou, merry! And Christ’s Resurrection Trisagion Prayers
defte evfranthomen! I tou has shone brightly: come, let us
Athloforou mnimi, tous pistous ✞ Evlogitos O Theos imon, pantote nin PRIEST✞Blessed is our God always now
be joyous! The memory of the ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.
fedrinousa anedihthi. Dio fileorti, and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
Prize;winning Martyr has come
defte Mystikos aftin panigirisomen.
upon us, gladdening the Faithful.
Amin PEOPLE Amen
Outos gar os kalos stratiotis,
indrisato kata ton tiranon, ke Therefore, come all who are fond
Pascha Easter 1
toutous katishine, mimitis of Feasts: let us celebrate it Hristos Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato Christ is Risen from the dead; By
genoumenos tou pathous tou Mystically. For, as a Good Soldier, thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis Death trampling upon death, And
Sotiros Hristou. Ouk ileise to skevos mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos [3]
he stood up manfully against the has bestowed Life to those in the
to pilinon to eaftou, alla gimnon
anehalkevsen, en vasanis afto tyrants and put them utterly to tombs. [3]
prosamivomenos. Afto voisomen. shame, and thus emulated the ✞Doxa Si, O Theos, Doxa Si! PRIEST ✞Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to
Athlofore iketeve, is to sothine tas Passion of Christ our Saviour. He Thee!
psihas imon. had no mercy on the clay vessel of Vasilei Ouranie, Paraklite, to Pnevma O Heavenly King, O Comforter, the
his own body, but rather taking it tis Aklithias, o Panatahou paron ke Spirit of Truth, Who art in all
naked, he reforged and exchanged ta panta pliron, o Thisavros ton
places and fillest all things;
it by means of tortures. Unto him Agathon ke Zois Korigos elthe ke
skinoson en imin ke katharison Treasury of Good Things and Giver
let us cry aloud: O Victorious
imas apo pasis kilidos ke soson, of Life: come and dwell in us and
Martyr, earnestly entreat for the
Agathe, tas psihas imon. cleanse us from every stain, and
Salvation of our souls!
Stihera of Holy Pascha – Tone (6) Plagal 2 save our souls, O Gracious Lord.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ✞Agios O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios PEOPLE ✞Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy
eonon. Ages. Athanatos, Eleison imas. [3] Immortal, have mercy upon us. [3]

Amin Amen ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Se ton anavallomenon to Fos osper Joseph took Thee, Who covers Thyself eonas ton eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
imation, kathelon Iosif apo tou with Light as with a Garment,
xilou sin Nikodimo, ke theorisas down from the Cross, with the aid
Amin Amen
nekron, gimnon, atafon, ✞Panagia Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie, ✞All Holy Trinity have mercy upon
of Nikodemos; and seeing Thou
evsimpathiton thrinon analavon, elas thiti tes amarties imon.
dead, naked, and unburied, he took us. Lord, wash away our sins.
odiromenos elegen. Imi! Glikitate Despota, singhorison tas anomias
iisou, on pro mikrou O ilios, en up a moving lamentation; and Master, pardon our transgressions.
imin. Agie Ipiskepse, ke iase tas
Stavro kremamenon theasamenos, stricken with grief he said: Alas! O Holy One, visit and heal our
asthenias imon, eneken tou
zofon perievalleto, ke i gi to fovo Sweetest Jesus! Whom the sun saw infirmities for Thy Name’s sake.
Onomatos Sou.
ekimeneto, ke dierrignito Naou to
katapetasma. All idou nin vlepo Se,
hanging on the Cross just a little
Kyrie Eleison [3] Lord have mercy [3]
while ago, and it wrapped itself in
di eme ekousios ipelthonta
darkness; and the earth from fear ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
thanaton. Pos Se kidevso Thee and to the Holy Spirit, now and
was quaking; and the curtain of the Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
mou? I Pos sindosin iliso? Ies hersi ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
de prospsavso to son ajkiraton eonon.
Temple was torn in two. And,
Soma? I Pia asmata melpso ti si behold, now I see Thee voluntarily Amin Amen
exodo iktirmon? Megalino ta Our Lord’s Prayer
undergoing Death for me. How am
Patyhi Sou, imnologo ke tin tafin EVERYONE PRAYS IN UNISON
I to bury Thee, O my God? Or, how
Sou, sin ti Anastasi kravgazon. ✞
Kyrie: Doxa Si!
can I wrap Thee in a shroud? With Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Our Father Who art in Heaven:
what hands can I touch Thine Agiasthito to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Hallowed be Thy Name. Thy
Immaculate Body? Or what songs Vasilia Sou, genithito to Thelima Kingdom come. Thy Will be done
Sou, os en Ourano ke epi tis gis. on earth as it is in Heaven. Give
shall I sing at Thy Departure,
Tender;Loving Lord. I magnify
Thy Sufferings, and I extol Thine 1
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Ton Arton imon ton epiousion dos us this day our Daily Bread, and imnountas Se Martis, ke Him Who gave thee His whole Life.
imin simeron. Ke afes imin ta forgive us our trespasses as we proskaloumenous Se Georgie. Wherefore thou became an earnest
ofelimata imon, os ke imis forgive those who trespass
Interceder for us, rescuing all
afiement tis ofiletes imon. Ke against us. And lead us not into
mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, temptation, but deliver us from thsoe who extol thee and with
alla rise imas apo tou ponirou. the evil one. ardent Faith call upon thee from
✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i Dinamis PRIEST✞ For Thine is the Kingdom, the the storms of life, All Holy Martyr
ke i Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke Power and the Glory, ✞ of the George.
tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is
Father, and of the Son and of the Enite afton en timpano ke horo. Praise Him with timbrel and dance;
tous eonas ton eonon. Enite afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe.
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to
the Ages of Ages. Sporon georgisas emmelos, ton When thou conscientiously had tilled
katavlithenta tou logou, ti kathara
Amin PEOPLE Amen Sou psihi, touton epleonasas, ponis
the Seed of the Word that was
Troparion to our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ athliseos. Ke sofos apothemenos, planted within thy purest soul,
en epouranies, thikes tin akiraton thou increased it through the
Soson Kyrie ton laon Sou ke evlogison O Lord, Save Thy people, and Bless
Labours of thy Martyrdom.
evres apolavsin. Is nin
tin klironomian Sou, Nikas tis Thine Inheritance, granting to our emforoumenos Makar, tes pros ton Having wisely stowed it away in
Vasilevsi kata varvaron God;fearing Rulers Victory over all Theon Sou presvies, tous pistos Heavenly Storage, O Blessed One,
doroumenos ke to son filatton dia
adversaries, and by Thy Cross imnountas se perisoze.
tou Stavrou Sou Politevma. thou therefore gained the
preserving Thine Estate.
undefiled Reward. Hence, now as
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, thou fully enjoy this, by thy
and to the Holy Spirit
Intercessions with Christ God,
O ipsothis en to Stavro ekousios, ti Do Thou Who, of Thine own Good Save the lives of those who laud
eponimo Sou keni politia tous Will, upon the Cross was lifted up, thee faithfully.
iktirmous Sou Dorise, Hriste O bestow Thy Bounties upon the new
Theos. Evfranon en ti Dinami Sou Enite afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
State, which is called by Thy Name, praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
tous Pistous Vasilis imon, Nikas afton en kimvalis alalagmou.
O Christ God; make glad with Thy Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise
horigon aftis kata ton polemion.
Tin simmakian ehien tin Sin, oplon Might our God;fearing Rulers the Lord.
Irinis, Aittiton Tropeon. granting Victory over adversaries
Martis athlofore tou Hristou, tous en O Martyr who received the Prize from
to those who have Thine Aid, diaforis anagkes, soze presvies sou, Christ: by thy Intercessions
which is a Panoply of Peace, a pasis peristaseos apolitroumenos, preserve us who are diversely
Trophy Invincible. ke diokon psiholethron, dinin distressed; rescue us rom every
Now and ever, and the Ages of Ages. athimian, harin de ke eleos imin
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
etoumenos, opos tes lites sou
dire and painful circumstance;
eonon. drive away terrible and soul;
Amen sothentes, herontes gereromen
Amen pantes, tous septous agonas sou destroying depression. Earnestly
2 Georgie.
Theotokion beseech that Grace and Mercy
come to us, so that being Saved by
✞Prostasia fovera ke akateskinte, mi ✞O Champion Dread, Who cannot be
paridis, agathi, tas ikesias imon, thy Prayers, we might all,
put to confusion, despise not our
panimfite Theotoke. Stirixon rejoicingly, honour the Contests
Petitions. O Good One, All Lauded
Orthodoxon politian. Soze nothen thou won by Faith, O Martyr
Birth;giver of our God, establish
tin Nikin. Dioti etekes ton Theon, George.
Moni Evlogimeni. Thou the State of those who hold
the Orthodox Faith; Save our
God;fearing Rulers, whom Thou
Stihera of St George the Great Martyr – Tone (5) Plagal 1
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
2
THE THEOTOKION IS A HYMN ADDRESSED TO THE ALL HOLY, BLESSED MOTHER OF GOD & EVER VIRGIN MARY Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit
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Saviour. has called to rule over us, and
The Exapostilarion of the Holy Myrrh-bearers – Tone 2 bestow upon them Victory from
Heaven: for Thou gave Birth to
Ginekes akoutisthite, Fonin O Women: hearken to the Voice that
agalliaseos. Tirannon Adin patisas, God, O Only Blessed One.
echoes with Joy. Trampling on
fthoras exigira pantas. Dramete Hades, that tyrant, I raised up all
Litany of Fervent Supplications
Filis ipate, tis emis Evangelia.
Voulome gar to plasma Mou, haran
from corruption. Run now with Eleison imas O Theos, kata to Mega PRIEST Have Mercy on us, O God,
hast and tell My Friends Good Eleos Sou, deometha Sou, according to Thy great Mercy, we
ekithen avgase, ex is exilthen i lipi.
Tidings as Evangelists. For I Will epakouson ke Eleison. pray Thee, hear us and have Mercy
that My Creatures see Joy
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [3]
distinctly arising from Women,
from whom came sorrow! Eti deometha iper ton eusovon ke PRIEST Again, let us pray for all devout
Orthodoxon Hristianon. and Orthodox Christians
Lauds: The Praises to God - Psalm 148 – Tone 2
PRAISES TO THE LORD FROM ALL CREATION Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [3]
Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath Eti deometha iper tou Arhipiskopou PRIEST Again, we pray for our
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite praise the Lord. Praise the Lord (Sergiou) ke pasis tis en Hristo Archbishop (Sergios) and all our
Afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos from the Heavens; praise Him in Adelfotitos. Brotherhood in Christ.
to Theo. the Highest. To Thee praise is
due, O God. Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [3]
Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Oti eleimon ke filanthropos Theos PRIEST For Thou art a Merciful and
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Him, all His Powers. To Thee iparhis ke Si tin doxan Loving God, and to Thee we give
Aftou. Si prepi imnos to Theo. praise is due, O God. anapempomen ✞ to Patri ke to Io Glory, to the ✞ Father, and to the
Psalm 150 – Prosomia for St George the Great Martyr ke to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now
LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD!
tous eonas ton eonon. and ever, and to the Ages of ages.
Enite afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts; Amin
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the PEOPLE Amen
Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty. En Onomati Kyriou Evlogison, Pater. In the Name of the Lord, Bless us,
Defte tin paneorton fedran, endoxon Come all: having celebrated Christ’s Father.
Anastasin pantes, panigirisantes, Glorious and Bright Resurrection, ✞ Doxa ti Agia ke Omoousio ke Zoopio PRIEST ✞Glory to the Holy,
palin eortasomen fedran panigirin, the Joyous Feast of Feasts: let us ke Adiereto Triadi, pantote, nin ke
Georgiou tou Martiros, ke Consubstantial, Life;giving and
ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.
once again observe the Sacred Undivided Trinity, always, now and
stepsomen touton, earinis anthesin,
onta aittiton. Opos tes aftou Feastival of the Glorious Martyr, St ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
ikesies, lavomen ton thlipseon ama, George, and crown him with Amin PEOPLE Amen
ke plimmelimaton apolitrosin. Vernal Blossoms as is due to one 3
who is invincible, so that by his
Praises to Almighty God
fervent entreaties we might be ✞Doxa en ipsistis Theo ke epi gis ✞ Glory to God in the Highest, and
absolved of transgressions and irini, en anthropis evdokia. [3] on earth Peace, Good Will
also be delivered from adversities. towards mankind. [3]

Enite afton en iho salpingos. Enite Praise Him with the sound of the Kyrie, ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma O Lord, open Thou my lips, and my
afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and mou anageli tin enesin Sou. [2] mouth shall show forth Thy
harp. praise [2]
Olon proseninohas safton, to si MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD
dedokti pammakar, zoin olokliron, As a whole burnt Offering, O Saint,
osper olokarposin, sosan ke animate and alive, thou offered
empsihon, ke thisian evprosdekton, thyself entirely and as an
ke katharotatin. Othen ehrimatisas acceptable and most clean
presvis thermotatos, zalis
sacrifice, O All Blessed One, to
exeroumenos pantas, pisti tous 3
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The Six Psalms Small Litany
Psalm 3 Eti ke eti, en irini tou Kyriou PRIESTAgain, yet again, in peace let us
HELP FOR THE AFFLICTED deithomen. pray to the Lord.
Kyrie ti eplithinthisan i thlivontes me! Lord, how are they increased that Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
trouble me! Antilavou Soson, Eleison ke PRIEST Help us, Save us, have Mercy
Polli epanistante ep eme. Many are they that rise against me. diafilaxon imas O Theos, ti Si upon us, and Protect us, O God, by
Hariti
Polli legovsi ti psihi mou, ouk esti Many there be that say of my soul, Thy Grace.
Sotiria afto en to Theo aftou. There is no help for him in his God. Amin/Kyrie eleison PEOPLE Amen/Lord have mercy
Si de Kyrie, Antiliptor mou i Doxa But Thou, O Lord, art my Defender; ✞ Tis Panagias, ahrantou, ipere PRIEST ✞ Calling to remembrance our
mou, ke ipon tin kefalin mou. vlogimenis, endoxou Despinis
Thou art my Glory, and the Lifter; Most Holy, All Pure, Most Blessed
imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou
up of my head. Marias meta panton ton Agion and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and
Foni mou pros Kyrion ekeraxa, ke I called upon the Lord with my voice, Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke Ever Virgin Maria, with all the
epikouse mou ex Orous Agiou and He heard me from His Holy alilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Saints, let us commend ourselves
Aftou. Hristo to Theo parathometha. and each other, and all our life to
Hill.
Ego ekimithin ke ipnosa, exigerthin, oti I lay down and slept, and rose up
Christ our God.
Kyrios antilipsete mou. MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD
again; for the Lord sustained me.
Ou fovithisome apo mnriadon laou,
I will not be afraid of ten thousands of ✞Si Kyrie PEOPLE ✞To Thee, O Lord!
ton kiklo epitithemenon mi. For all the Powers of Heaven
people, who have set themselves ✞Oti Se Enousi pase e Dinamis ton PRIEST

against me round about. Ouranon, ke Si tin doxan praise Thee, and to Thee we
Anastra Kyrie soson me O Theos mou. Up, Lord, and help me, O my God! anapempousi, to Patri, ke to Io, ascribe Glory: ✞ to the Father, and
ke to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
Oti si epataxas pantas tous For Thou smite all my enemies upon is tous eonas ton eonon. now and ever, and to the Ages of
ehthrenontas mi mateos, odontas the cheek;bone; Thou have broken
amartolon sinetripsas. Ages.
the teeth of the ungodly. Amin Amen
Tou Kyriou i Sotiria, ke epi ton laon
Salvation belongs to the Lord; and Thy
PEOPLE

Sou i Evlogia Sou. Praises to the Lord


Blessing is upon Thy people.
Ego ekimithin ke ipnosa, exigerthin, oti I lay down and slept, and rose up
✞Agios Kyrios o Theos imon! [3] ✞Holy is the Lord our God [3]
Kyrios antilipsete mou. again; for the Lord sustained me. Ipsoute Kyrion ton Theon imon ke Exalt the Lord our God; and bow
proskinite to ipopodio ton down before His footstool
Psalm 37 [38]
A PSALM OF REPENTANCE
podon aftou.

Kyrie, mi to thimo Sou elegxis me, O Lord, do not rebuke me in Thy Oti Agios esti For He is Holy [3 RD
TIME]

mide ti orgi Sou pedevsis me. Oti ta Wrath, nor chasten me in Thy hot Exaposteilarion of St George the Great Martyr – Tone 2
veli Sou enepagisan mi, ke
epestirixas ep eme tin Hira Sou.
displeasure! For Thine Arrows Ear imin exelampsen, i lampra tou Springtime has shown forth unto us
pierce me deeply and Thy Hand Despotou, ke thia exanastasis, pros with the Divine and Brilliant
presses me down. Ouranion Pascha, ek gis imas Resurrection of Christ our Lord,
parapempon, tafti de sineklampi,
Ouk estin iasis en ti sarki mou apo There is no soundness in my flesh
tou panendoxou Martiros, Georgiou
and it transports us from earth to
prosopou tis Orgis Sou, ouk estin because of Thine Anger, nor any i mnimi, i fotafgis, in fedros the Heavenly Pascha. With which
irinin tis osteis mou apo prosopou peace in my bones because of my telesomen, ina thias, axiothomen together shines forth the bright
ton amartion mou. sin. haritos, pros Hristou tou Sotiros. and splendid memory of the Great

Oti e anomei mou iperiran tin kefalin For my iniquities weigh upon my and Most Glorious Martyr St
head; like a heavy burden they are George. Let us therefore, festively
mou, osi fortion vari evapinthisan
ep eme. too heavy for me. celebrate it, to be accounted
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Kathile dinastas apo thronon ke He has put down the mighty from Prosoxesan ke espisan i milopes mou, My wounds are foul and festering
ipsose tapinous. Pinontas eneplisen their thrones, and has exalted the apo proopou ti afrosinis mou. because of my foolishness.
agathon ke ploutountas exapestile humble and meek. He has filled Etaleporisa ke katekamfthin eos telous, I
kenous. am troubled, I am bowed down
the empty with Good Things, and olin tin imeran skithropazon greatly; thus I go mourning all the
the rich He has sent away empty. eporefomin.
day long.
STIHOS ✞ Tin Timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the Oti i psihi mou eplisthi empegmon, ke For my loins are full of inflammation,
Herouvim ke Endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare ouk estin iasis en ti sarki mou. and there is no soundness in my
asingritos ton Serafim, tin more Glorious than the
Seraphim, Thou Who without flesh.
adiafthoros Theon Logon Ekakothin ke etpinothin eos sfodra,
tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se stain bore God the Word, True I am feeble and severely broken; I
Theotokos, we Magnify Thee! irfomin apo stenagmou tis kardias
Megalinomen. groan because of the turmoil of My
mou.
Antelaveto Israil pedos Aftou He, remembering His Mercy, has heart.
mnisthine Eleous kathos elalise helped His servant Israel, as He Ke enantion Sou pasa i epithimia mou, Lord, all my desire is before Thee
pros tous Pateras imon, to Avraam promised to our Forefather, ke O stenagmos mou ouk apekrivi
and My sighing is not hidden from
ke to spermati aftou eos eonos. Abraham and his seed forever. apo Sou.
Thee.
STIHOS ✞ Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the I kardia mou etarahthi, egkatlipe me i My heart pants, my strength fails me;
ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Cherubim, and beyond compare ishis mou, ke to fos ton ofthalmon
Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon the light of my eyes has also gone
more Glorious than the mou ouk esti met emou.
Logon tekousan, tin ontos Seraphim, Thou Who without from me.
Theotokon Se Megalinomen. stain bore God the Word, True I fili mou ke i plision mou ex enantias My loved ones and my friends stand
Theotokos, we Magnify Thee! mou ingisan ke estisan. aloof from my plague, and my
Ode 9 – Katavasia of Pascha – relatives stand afar off.
O Angelos evoa ti Keharitomeni: Agni The Angel cried out to the One Full of Ke i engista mou makrothen estisan, Those also who seek My Life lay
Parthene, Here! Ke palin ero Here, ke exeviazonto i zitountes tin psihin
Grace: Hail, Holy Virgin! And snares for me.
O Sos Iios anesti, triimeros ek tafou. mou.
again I say: Hail! Thy Son has
Risen from the Tomb on the third Ke i zitountes ta kaka mi elalisan Those who seek My harm speak of
mateotitas, ke dolistitas olin tin
day! destruction and plan deception all
imeran emeletisan.
STIHOS Fotizou, Fotizou, i Nea Irousalme! VERSE Shine, shine, the New Jerusalem! the day long.
I gar doxa Kyriou epi Se anetile. For the Glory of the Lord has Ego de osi kofos ouk ikonon, ke osi But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
Horeve nin ke agallou, Sion. Si de, dawned upon thee! Rejoice now alalos ouk anigon to stoma aftou. and I Am like a mute who does not
Agni, terpou Theotoke, en ti egersi and be glad, O Zion! And Thou, O open his mouth.
tou Tokou Sou. Ke
All Pure Theotokos: delight in the egenomin osi anthropos ouk Thus I Am like a man who does not
Resurrection of Him to Whom akouon, ke ouk ehon en to stomati
hear and in whose mouth are no
Thou gave Birth! aftou elegmou.
reproofs.
Oti epi si Kyrie ilpisa, si isakousi Kyrie For in Thee, O Lord, I hope; Thou
O Theos mou. will hear, O Lord my God.
Oti ipa, mi pote epiharosi me i ehthri For I said, “Hear Me, lest they rejoice
mou, ke en to salefthine podas mou, over Me. Lest, when My Foot slips,
ep eme emegalorrimonisan. they exalt themselves against Me.”
Oti ego is mastigas etimos, ke i I Am ready for Wounds and My Pain
algidon mou enopion mou
is with Me always.
diapantos.
Oti tin anomian mou anangelon , For I will confess my iniquity; I will
merimniso iper tis amartias mou.
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I de ehthri mou zosi, ke kekrateonte But My enemies are vigorous, and The Magnificat
STANDING BE FORE THE HOLY ICON OF THE E VER BLESSED THEOTOKOS, THE PRIEST
iper eme, ke eplithinthisan i they are strong; and those who DECLARES THE FOLLOWING, AFTER WHICH HE CENSES THE SANCTUARY, HOLY ICONS AND
misountes me adikos. hate Me wrongfully have
CONGREGATION.

multiplied. ✞Tin Theotokon ke Miter to Fotos en ✞The Theotokos and Mother of the
I imnis timontes meglinomen. Light: let us honour and extol in
antapodidontes kaka anti agathon, Those also who render evil for good,
evdievallon me, epi katediokon song.
they are My adversaries because I THE BELLS ARE RUNG AT THIS POINT
dikeosinin.
follow what is Good.
Megalini i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke My soul magnifies the Lord, and my
Mi egkatalipis me Kyrie O Theos Do not forsake Me, O Lord; O My igaliase to pnevma mou epi to spirit has rejoiced in God my
mou mi apostis ap emou. Proshes God, be not far from Me! Make Theo to Sotiri mou. Saviour.
is tin voithian mou Kyrie tis haste to help Me, O God of My
Sotirias mou! [2] Salvation! [2]
STIHOS ✞ Tin Timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
Herouvim ke Endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare
Psalm 62 [63] asingritos ton Serafim, tin
FRIENDSHIP WITH ALMIGHTY GOD more Glorious than the
adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
O Theos O Theos mou pros Se O God, Thou art my God. Early will I tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon se stain bore God the Word, True
orthrizo edipise Si i psihi mou, seek Thee. My soul thirsts for Megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
posaplos Si i sarx mou, en gi erimo Thee. My flesh longs for Thee in a Oti epevlepsen epi tin tapinosin tis
ke avato ke anidro, outos en to For He has regarded the Humility of
dry and thirsty land where there is doulis aftou. Idou gar apo tou nin
Agio ofthin Si, tou idin tin Dinamin His Handmaiden: for behold from
no water. So I have looked for Makariousi me pase i genee.
Sou ke tin Doxan Sou. henceforth all generations shall
Thee in the Sanctuary, to see Thy
call me Blessed.
Power and Thy Glory.
Oti ✞ Tin Timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
krisson to eleos Sou iper zoas, ta Because Thy Loving;kindness is
STIHOS

Herouvim ke Endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare


hili mou epenesovsi Se. better than life, my lips shall more Glorious than the
asingritos ton Serafim, tin
praise Thee. adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
Outos evlogiso Se en ti zoi mou, en to Thus I will Bless Thee while I live. I tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon stain bore God the Word, True
Onomati Sou aro tas hiras mou. Se Megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
will lift up my hands in Thy Name.
Oti epiise mi megalia O dinatos ke For He Who is Mighty has magnified
Osi steatos ke pititos emplisthii i psihi My soul shall be satisfied as with
Agion to Onoma Aftou, ke to Eleos me, and Holy is His Name; and His
mou, ke hili agaliaseos enesi to marrow and fatness, and my Aftou is genean ke genean tis
Onoma Sou. Mercy is upon those who fear Him,
mouth shall praise Thee with fovoumenis Afton. throughout all generations.
joyful lips.
✞ Tin Timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
I emnimonefon Sou epi tis stromnis I shall remember Thee on my bed and STIHOS

Herouvim ke Endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare


mou, en tis orthris emeleton is Se. meditate on Thee in the night asingritos ton Serafim, tin more Glorious than the
watches. adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
stain bore God the Word, True
Oti egnithis Voithos mou, ke en ti skepi Because Thou have been my Help, tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se
Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
ton Pterigon Sou agaliasome. Megalinomen.
therefore in the shadow of Thy
Wings I will rejoice. Epiise Kratos en Vrahioni Aftou He has shown Strength with His Arm;
dieskorpisen iperifanous diania He has scattered the proud in the
Ekollithi i psihi mou opiso Sou, emou My soul follows close behind Thee.
kardias afton. imagination of their hearts.
antelaveto i Dexia Sou. Thy right Hand upholds me.
STIHOS ✞ Tin Timioteran ton VERSE ✞ More Honourable than the
Anti de is matin exitisan tin psihin But those who seek my life to Herouvim ke Endoxoteran Cherubim, and beyond compare
mou, iselefsonte is ta katotata tis destroy it, shall go into the lower asingritos ton Serafim, tin more Glorious than the
gis, paradothisonte is hiras parts of the earth. Let them fall adiafthoros Theon Logon Seraphim, Thou Who without
romfeas, merides alopekon esonte. tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se stain bore God the Word, True
by the sword so that they shall be
Megalinomen. Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!
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ODI 3 ODE 3
O de Vasilefs evfranthisete epi to But the King shall rejoice in God.
Defte poma piomen kenon, ouk ek Come, let us drink a New Drink. Not Theo, epenethisete pas o onmion en Everyone who swears by Him shall
Petras agonou teratourgoumenon, one miraculously brought forth afto oti enefragi stoma lalounton
all’ aftharsias Pigin ek tafou glory. For the mouth of those
from a barren Rock, but from the adika.
omvrisantos Hristou, en O who speak lies shall be stopped.
Fountain of Immortality, sprung
stereoumetha.
forth from Christ’s Tomb, from
En tis orthris emeleton is se: oti In the night watches have I trusted in
egnithis Voithos mou, ke en ti skepi Thee: for Thou have been my
which we are Edified.
ODE 4
ton Pterigon sou agaliasome. Helper and under the shadow of
ODI 4

Epi tis Thias filakis O Thigoros Let the God;inspired Prophet Thy Wings will I rejoice.
Avvakoum stito meth’ imon ke Habakkuk keep with us the Divine Ekollithi i psihi mou opiso Sou, emou My soul cleaves to Thee: and Thy
diknito faesforon Angelon Watch, and point out the Light; antelaveto i dexia Sou. Right Hand shall uphold me.
diaprisios legonta. Simeron Sotiria
to kosmo, oti Anesti Hristos os
bearing Angels, who with a vibrant ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
Pantodinamos. voice declared: “Today, Salvation Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now
comes to the world, for Christ has eonas ton eonon. and ever, and to the Ages of
Risen as Almighty!” Ages.
ODI 5 ODE 5
Amin Amen
Orthrisomen orthrou vatheos ke anti Let us arise in the early dawn, and
mirou ton imnon prosisomen to instead of Myrrh, offer a Hymn to
Alleluia [3] ✞ Doxa Si, O Theos [3] Alleluia[3] ✞Glory to Thee, O God
Despoti. Ke Hriston opsometha, [3]
the Master; and we shall see Christ,
Dikeosinis Ilion, pasi Zoin
the Sun of Righteousness dawning Kyrie Eleison [3] Lord have mercy [3]
anatellonta.
Life to all. ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
ODI 6 ODE 6 Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now
Katilthes en tis katotatis tis gis ke Thou descended into the deepest eonas ton eonon. and ever, and to the Ages of
sinetripsas mohlous eonious, Ages.
parts of the earth and Thou
katohous pepedimenon, Hriste, ke shattered everlasting bars that Amin Amen
trimeros, os ek kitous Ionas,
exanestis tou tafou.
held fast those fettered; and on the Psalm 87 [88]
THE DARKNESS OF DEATH
third day, like Jonah from the
whale, Thou arose from the Tomb. Kyrie O Theos tis Sotirias mou imeras O Lord, God of my Salvation, I have
ekeraxa ke en nikti evantion Sou. cried day and night before Thee.
ODI 7 ODE 7
Iseltheto enopion Sou i prosefhi mou Let my Prayer come before Thee.
O Pedas ek kaminou Risamenos, The Only Blessed and Ever Glorious klinon to ous Sou is tin disin mou, Incline Thine Ear to my cry.
genomenos Anthropos pashi os God of our Fathers, Who Redeemed Kyrie.
thnitos ke dia pathous to thniton the Children from the furnace, Oti eplisthi kakon i psihi mou, ke is zoi For my soul is full of troubles and my
aftharsias endii evperepian, o became Man, suffered as a mortal; mou to adi ingise. life draws near to the grave.
monos Evlogitos ton pateron Theos
and through Suffering, He clothes
ke iperevdoxos. Proselogisthin meta ton katavenonton I am counted with those who go down
the mortal with the Grace of
is lakkon, egenithin os anthropos to the pit; I am like a man who has
Incorruption. avoithitos, en neris eleftheros, osi no strength, adrift among the
ODI 8 ODE 8 trafmatie errimmeni kathendontes dead, like the slain who lie in the
✞Enoumen, evlogoumen ke en tafo, on ouk emnisthis eti, ke afti
✞We praise, we Bless and we worship ek tis hiros sou aposthisan. grave, whom Thou remembers no
proskinoumen ton Kyrion.
the Lord. more, and who are cut off from
Afti i kliti ke Agia imera, i mia ton This is the Chosen and Holy Day, the Thy Hand.
Savvaton, i Vasilis ke kiria, eorton first of the Sabbaths, the Queen Ethento me en lakko katotato, en Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in
eorti ke panigiris esti panigireon, and Sovereign, the Feast of Feasts, skotinis ke en skia thanatou. Ep darkness, in the depths. Thy
en i evlogoumen Hriston is tous and the Festival of Festivals, in eme epestirihthi o thimos sou, ke Wrath lies heavy upon me, and
eonas. pantas tous metorismous sou
which we Bless Christ to all Ages. Thou hast afflicted me with all Thy
epigages ep eme diapalma.

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Storms. Ikos of St George the Great Martyr
Emakrinas tous gnostous mou ap Thou hast put away my acquaintances Ton iper kosmou tis zois tin psihin Longing to be with Christ the King
emou, ethento me vdeligma eaftis. far from me. Thou have made me aftou thenta, Hriston ton Vasilea, Who laid down His Life for the Life
an abomination to them. pothon O stratiotis, O Megas of the world, George the Great
Georgios, spevdi thanin iper aftou.
I am shut up and I cannot get out. My
Zilon gar thion en kardia eshikos,
Solder hastened to die for Him.
Patedothin ke ouk exeporefomin. I eye wastes away because of aftos eafton prosigage. Touton oun With Divine Zeal in his heart, he
ofthalmi mou isthenisan apo affliction. ke imis animnisomen pisti, os presented himself voluntarily. Let
ptohias. thermon prostatin imon, os
Lord, I have called daily upon Thee.
I us with Faith therefore extol him,
endoxon onta Hristou doulon, as our fervent Protector, as a
Ke ekekraxa pros Se Kyrie olin tin have stretched out my hands to mimoumenon safos ton idion
imeran, dipestasa pros se tas hiras glorious Servant of Christ, as one
Thee. Despotin, ke etounta afton, pasi
mou. who clearly imitated his Master
Will Thou work Wonders for the parehin ptesmaton sighorisin.
and who entreats Him to grant
Mi tis nekris piisis thavmasia? dead? forgiveness of trespasses unto all.
Shall the dead arise and praise Thee? The Synaxarion of 23 April
I iatri anastisofsi ke exomologisonte si?
Shall Thy Loving;kindness be Ti KY’ tou aftou minos, Mnimi tou On the 23rd day of this month we
Mi diigisete tis en tafo to Eleos Sou, ke declared in the grave? Or Thy Agiou ke endoxou Megalomartiros
tin Alithian Sou en ti apolia? commemorate the Holy and
Faithfulness in the place of Georgiou tou Tropeoforou. Glorious Great Martyr, St George
destruction? the Trophy;bearer.
Shall Thy Wonders be known in the Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou
On this day we Commemorate the
Mi gnosthisete en to skoti ta
dark? And Thy Righteousness in
Martiros Ovaleriou.
thavmasia Sou, ke i Dikeosini Sou Holy Martyr St Valerios.
the Land of Forgetfulness? Ti afti imera, Mnimi ton Agion
en gi eplelismeni?
Martiron Anatoliou ke Protoleontos, On this day we Commemorate the
But to Thee I have cried out, O Lord, Stratilaton. Holy Martyrs St Anatolios and St
Kago pros se Kyrie ekeraxa, ke toproi i and in the morning my Prayer Protoleon the Commanders.
prosevhi mou profthasi Se. Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou
comes before Thee. Martiros Athanasiou tou apo On this day we Commemorate the
Lord, why dost Thou cast off my soul? Magon. Holy Martyr St Athanasios, the
Inati Kyrie apothis tin prosevhin mou,
apostrefis to Prosopon Sou ap
Why dost Thou hide Thy Face from Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou former magician.
emou? me? Martiros Glikeriou tou Georgou. On this day we Commemorate the
I have been afflicted and ready to die Ti afti imera, i Agii Donatos ke Holy Martyr Glycerios the farmer.
Ptohos imi ego ke en kopis ek neotitos from My youth. Therinos xifi teliounte.
mou. On this day the Holy Martyrs St
Ipsothis de etapinothin ke exiporithin. I suffer Thy terrors. I am distraught. Donatos and St Therinos were
Thy fierce Wrath has gone over Me. Tes ton Agion Sou presvies, O Theos,
perfected by the sword.
Ep eme diilthon e orge Sou. eleison imas.
Thy Terrors have cut Me off. Amin At their Holy Intercession, O God,
Ke i foverismi Sou exetaraxan me. have mercy on us.
Ekiklosan me os idor, olin tin imeran They came round me all day long like
water; they engulfed Me altogether. Amen
periehon me ama.
My loved ones and friends, Thou have The Katavasia of Holy Pascha – Tone 1
Emakrinas ap emou filon, ke tous ODI 1 ODE 1
gnostous mou apo taleporias. put far from Me. My only
companion is Darkness.
Anastaseos imera! Lamprinthomen It is the Day of Resurrection! O
lai! Pasha, Kyriou Pasha! En gar people, let us glory in splendour!
Kyrie O Theos tis Sotirias mou imeras O Lord, God of my Salvation, I have thanatou pros Zoin ke ek gis pros Pascha, the Lord’s Pascha! For
ekeraxa ke en nikti evantion Sou. cried day and night before Thee. Ouranon Hristos O Theos imas
Christ our God has transported us
dievivasen, epinikion adontas!
Iseltheto enopion Sou i prosefhi mou Let my Prayer come before Thee. who sing the Triumphal Hymn
klinon to ous Sou is tin disin mou, Incline Thine Ear unto my cry. from death to Life and from earth
Kyrie. to Heaven.

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Martiron. Martyrs; Psalm 102 [ 103 ]
Ton Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon Of our venerable and godly Ascetic
A PRAYER OF PRAISE FOR GOD’S MERCY AND HIS ANGELIC HOSTS

Fathers; Evlogi i psihi mou ton Kyrion, ke panta Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that
ton en Askisei Lampsanton. ta entos mou to Onoma to Agion is within me, Bless His Holy Name!
Tou (Agiou tou Naou) Of (the Patron of the Parish) aftou.
Ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Of the Holy and Righteous Ancestors Evlogi i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke mi Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget
Ioakim ke Annis. ... .ke tin mnimin of God, Joachim and Anna; of St epilanthanou pasas tas enesis
not all His Benefits: Who forgives
episteloumen. Ke Panton Sou ton GEORGE whose memory we keep aftou. Ton evilatefonta pases tes
Agion... anomies sou, ton iomenon pasas tas all your iniquities, Who heals all
today, and of all Thy Saints...
nosous sou, ton litroumenon ek your diseases, Who Redeems your
Iketevomen se, mone Polielee Kyrie, We beseech Thee, the Only, Most fthoras tin zoin sou, ton life from destruction, Who crowns
epakouson imon ton amartolon Merciful Lord: listen to us sinners stefanounta se en elei ke iktirmis, you with Loving;kindness and
deomenon sou ke eleison imas. who pray unto Thee, and have ton empiplonta en agathis tin tender Mercies, Who satisfies your
mercy on us. epithimian sou. Anakenisthisete os
meou i neotis sou. mouth with Good Things, so that
Kyrie Eleison [12] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [12] your youth is renewed like the
PRIEST ✞Through the Mercies and eagle’s.
✞Elei, ke Iktirmis, ke Filanthropia tou
The Lord executes Righteousness and
Monogenous Sou Iou, meth ou Bounties and Compassion of Thine Pion eleimosinas O Kyrios, ke krima
Evlogitos is, sin to Panagio, ke Only Begotten Son, with Whom pasi tis adikoumenis. Egnorise tas Justice for all who are oppressed.
Agatho, ke Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, Thou art Blessed, together with odous aftou to Mosisi tisiis Israil ta He made known His Ways to
nin ke ai, ke is tous Eonas ton thelimata aftou. Iktirmon ke Moses, His Acts to the Children of
Thine All Holy, and Good, and
elimon O Kyrios, makrothimos ke
Eonon. Life;giving Spirit, now and ever, Israel. The Lord is Merciful and
polieleos.
and unto Ages of Ages. Gracious, slow to anger, and
Amin PEOPLE Amen abounding in Mercy.
The Kontakion of the Holy Myrrhbearers Ouk is telos orgisthisete, oude is ton He will not always struggle with us,
eona minii. Ou kata tas amartias nor will He keep His Anger forever.
To Here tis Miroforis fthegxamenos, In saying Rejoice to the Myrrh; imon epiisen imin, oude kata tas
He has not dealt with us according
ton thrinon tis promitoros Evas bearers, Thou allayed the lament anomias imon antapedoken imin.
katepavsas ti Anastasi Sou Hriste O to our sins, nor punished us
of the first mother, Eve, at Thy
Theos. Tis Apostolis de tis sis according to our iniquities.
Resurrection, O Christ our God.
kirittin epetazas. O Sotir exanesti
And Thou ordered Thine Apostles Oti kata to ipso tou ouranou apo tis For, as the heavens are high above the
tou mnimatos.
to proclaim: The Saviour has gis, ekrateose Kyrios to eleos aftou earth, so Great is His Mercy
Risen from the Tomb! epi tous fovoumenous afton. towards those who fear Him.
Kontakion of St George the Great Martyr Kethoson apehousin anatole apo As far as the East is from the West, so
dismon, emakrinen af imin tas
Georgithis ipo Theou anedihthis, tis When thou were tilled by God, thou anomias imon.
far has He removed our
evsevias georgos timiotatos, ton proved thyself clearly to be a very transgressions from us.
areton ta dragmata sillexas seafto. worthy Tiller of Piety, for thou had Kathos iktiri patir iious oktirise Kyrios As a father pities his children, so the
Spiras gar en dakrisin, evfrosinin tous fovoumenous afton. Oti aftos
gathered in the Sheaves of Virtue Lord pities those who fear Him.
therizis, athlisas de di’ ematos, ton egno to plasma imon. Mnisthiti oti
Hriston ekomiso. Ke tes presvies for thyself. Having sowed the For He knows our frame; He
hous esmen.
Agie tes ses, pasi parehis Seeds of Tears, thou now reap the remembers that we are but dust.
ptesmaton sighorisin. Rejoicing; contending to the point Anthropos, osi hortos e imere aftou, As for man, his days are like grass;
of blood, thou won Christ as thy osi anthos tou agrou outos as a flower of the field, so he
Trophy. And by thy intercessions exanthisi. Oti pnevma diilthen en flourishes. For the wind passes
thou, O Saint, provide forgiveness afto, ke ouk iparxi, ke ouk over it and it is gone. And the
of trespasses unto all! epignosete eti ton topon aftou.
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To de eleos tou Kyriou apo to eonos ke But the Mercy of the Lord is from Prayer of Salvation
eos tou eonos epi tous fovoumenous Everlasting to Everlasting on those Soson O Theos ton laon Sou, ke PRIESTO Lord, Save Thy People and
afton. Ke i dikeosini aftou epi iious who fear Him and His Evlogison tin Klironomian Sou.
iion, tis filassousi tin diathikin Bless Thine Inheritance.
aftou, ke memnimenis ton entolon
Righteousness unto children’s Episkepse ton kosmon Sou en Elei ke Visit Thy world with Mercies and
aftou tou piise aftas. children, to those who keep His Iktirmis. Bounties.
Covenant, and to those who
remember His Commandments ; Ipsoson keras Hristianon Orthodoxon Exalt the horn of Orthodox
to do them. ke katamempson ef imas ta elei Sou Christians, and send down upon us
Kyrios ta plousia.. Thy rich Mercies.
en to Ourano itimase ton The Lord has established His Throne
Thronon Aftou, ke i vasilia Aftou in Heaven and His Kingdom rules
✞Presvies tis Panahrantou Despinis ✞Through the Intercessions of our All
panton despozi. imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Pure Lady, the Theotokos and Ever
over all.
Marias; Dinami tou timiou ke
Virgin Mary, through the Might of
Evlogiete ton Kyrion pantes Angeli Bless the Lord, You His Angels, who Zoopiou Stavrou; Prostasies ton
the Precious and Life;giving Cross;
aftou, Dinati ishii piountes ton excel in Strength, who do His Timion, Epouranion Dinameon
Logon Aftou, tou akouse tis Fonis Asomaton. through the Protection of the
Word, heeding the Voice of His
ton Logon Aftou. Honourable Bodiless Powers of
Word.
Heaven;
Evlogiete ton Kyriou passe e Dinamis Bless the Lord, all You His Hosts, You Ikesies tou timiou, ke evdoxou Profitou, Of the Honourable, Glorious Prophet,
Aftou, Litourgi Aftou piountes ta Ministers of His who do His Prodromou, ke Vaptisou Ioannou;
Thelimata Aftou. ton Agion Endoxon ke panevfimon Forerunner and Baptist, John; of
Pleasure.
Apostolon the Holy, Glorious and All
Evlogiete ton Kyrion pante ta erga Bless the Lord, all you His Works, in Laudable Apostles;
aftou, en panti topo tis Despotias all places of His Dominion. Bless
aftou. Evlogi i pshihi mou ton Ton en Agiis Pateron imon, megalon Of our Fathers among the Saints the
the Lord, O my soul! [2] Irarhon, ke ikoumenikon
Kyrion. [2] Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical
didaskalon: Vasiliou tou Megalou,
Psalm 142 [143] Grigoriou tou Theologon ke
Teachers: Basil the Great, Gregory
DARKNESS
WAITING IN THE [SPIRITUAL] D ARKNESS FOR THE [DIVINE] LIGHT the Theologian and John
Ioannou tou Hrisostomou;
Kyrie isakouson tis prosefhis mou, Hear my Prayer, O Lord. Listen to my Ananasiou ke Kirillou, Patriarhon Chrysostom; Athanasios, Cyril [and
enotise tin deisin mou en ti alithia supplication! In Thy Faithfulness Alexandries. John the Almsgiver] Patriarchs of
Sou, epakouson mou en ti dikeosini answer me for Thy Righteousness’ Alexandria;
Sou.
sake Nikolaou tou en Miris, Nektarios Of our Holy Father Nicholas,
Pentapolis, Spiridonos episkopou
Ke mi iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Do not enter into Judgement with Thy Trimithountos, ton
Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the
Sou, oti ou dikeothisete enopion Sou servant, for in Thy Sight no one Wonder;Worker, Nectarios of
Thavmatourgon.
pas zoin. living is Righteous. Pentapolis; Spyridon of
Oti Katedioxen O ehthros tin psihin For the enemy has persecuted my Trimithountos...
mou. Etapinosen is tin gin tin zoin
soul; he has crushed my life to the
Ton Agion Evdoxon Megalomartiron
Of the Holy and Glorious great
mou , ekathise me en skotinis os Georgiou tou Tropeoforou,
nekrous eonos. ground; he has made me dwell in Dimitriou tou Mirovlitou, Martyrs: George the victorious,
darkness, like those who have long Theodorou tou Tironos, Demetrios the Myrrh;flowing,
been dead. Theodorou tou Stratilatou, Mina tou Theodore Tyron and Theodore the
Therefore Thavmtourgou, ke Iromartirou
Ke ikidiasen ep eme to pnevma mou. my spirit is overwhelmed
Haralambos ke Eleftheriou,
General, Menas the Miracle;
En emi etrahthi i kardia mou. within me; my heart within me is worker, and the Hieromartyrs,
distressed. Charalambos and Eleftherios,

Emnisthin imeron arheon. Ke I remember the days of old; I Ton Agion Evdoxon, Megalon Martiron Of the Holy, Glorious, Great Martyrs,
Theklas, Varvaras, Anastasias, Thekla, Barbara, Anastasia,
emeletisa en pasi tis ergis Sou, en meditate on all Thy Works; I muse
Ekjaterinis, Kiriakis, fotinis, Marinis, Catherine, Kyriaki, Photini, Marina,
piimasi ton Hiron Sou emeleton. on the Work of Thy Hands. Paraskevis ke Irinis.
Paraskevi and Irene;
Ton Agion Evdoxon ke Kallinikon
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Oti i ithelisas thisian, edoxa an. For if Thou hadst desired sacrifice, I Dipetasa pros Se tas hiras mou, i psihi I stretch out my hands to Thee; my
Olokaftomata ouk evdoxisis. would indeed have given it: with mou os gi anidros Si. soul longs for Thee like a thirsty
burnt offerings Thou wilt not be land.
delighted. Tahi isakouson mou, Kyrie exelie to Answer me speedily, O Lord; my
Thisia to Theo, pnevma A sacrifice to God is an afflicted pnevma mou! spirit fails!
sintetrimmenon. Kardian spirit: a contrite and humbled Mi aspostrepsis to Prosopon Sou ap Do not hide Thy Face from me lest I
sintetrimmenin ke tetapinomenin O heart, O God Thou wilt not emou, ke omiothisome tis
Theos ouk exoudenosi. katavenonsin is lakkon. be like those who go down into the
despise. pit.
Agathinon, Kyrie, en ti evdokia Sou tin Deal favourably, O Lord, in Thy good Akouston piison mi to proi to Eleos Cause me to hear Thy Loving
Sion, ke ikodomithito ta tihi will with Sion; that the walls of Sou, oti epi Si ilpisa. Kindness in the morning, for in
Ierousalim. Jerusalem may be built up. Thee do I trust.
Tote eudoisis thisian dieosinis, Then shalt Thou accept the sacrifice
Gnorison mi, Kyrie, odon en i Cause me to know the Way in which I
anaforan ke olokaftomata. of Righteousness, oblations and porevsome, oti pros Se ira tin psihin should walk, for I lift up my soul
whole burnt offerings: mou. to Thee.
Tote aniisousin epi to thisiastirion Sou Then shall they lay calves upon
Exelou me ek ton ehthron mou Kyrie, Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies,
moshous. Thy Altar oti pros se katefigon. for in Thee I take shelter.
Eleison me, O Theos! Have mercy on me, O God! Didaxon me tou piin to Thelima Sou, Teach me to do Thy Will, for Thou art
Prayers for Divine Mercy oti Theos mou is Si. my God.
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the To Pnevma Sou to Agathon odigisi me Let Thy Good Spirit lead me on a level
Son, and to the Holy Spirit en ti evthia. Path.
✞Tes Athloforou presvies, eleimon, ✞Through the Prayers of Champion
Eneka tou Onoma Sou, Kyrie, zisis me, Revive me, O Lord, for Thy Name’s
exalipson ta plithi ton emon Martyr, O Merciful One, blot out en ti Dikeosini Sou exexis ek sake! For Thy Righteousness’ sake
egklimaton. the multitude of our thlipseos ton psihin mou. bring my soul out of trouble.
transgressions.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Ke en to eleei Sou exolothrevsis tous In Thy Mercy cut off mine enemies
eonon. Ages ehthous mou, ke apolis pantas tous and destroy all those who afflict
thlivontas tin psihin mou, oti doulos my soul, for I am Thy servant.
Amin Amen Sou imi ego.
✞Tes tis Theotokou presvies, eleimon, ✞Through the Prayers of the
Kyrie isakouson tis prosefhis mou, Hear my Prayer, O Lord. Listen to my
exalipson ta plithi ton emon Theotokos, O Merciful One, blot enotise tin deisin mou en ti alithia supplication! In Thy Truth
egklimaton. out the multitude of our Sou, epakouson mou en ti Dikeosini answer me for Thy Righteousness’
transgressions. Sou. sake
Idiomelon of St George the Great Martyr – Tone (6) Plagal 2
Ke mi iselthis is krisin meta tou Do not enter into Judgement with
Eleison me, O Theos, kata to mega Have mercy upon me, O God, doulou Sou, oti ou dikeothisete Thy servant, for in Thy Sight no
eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton according to Thy Great Goodness; enopion Sou pas zon. [2] one living is Righteous. [2]
iktirmon sou exalipson to anomima
mou.
according to the multitude of Thy
To Pnevma Sou to agathon odigisi me Let Thy Good Spirit lead me on a level
Mercies blot out my offences. en ti evthia. Path.
Simeron i ikoumeni pasa tes tou Today the entire civilized world is ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
athloforou avgazete aktisi. Ke i tou Illumined by the Rays of the Pnevmati. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now
Hristou Ekklisia tis anthesin Champion Martyr. And the eonas ton eonon. and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
oraizomeni, GHeorgie, voa Si.
Therapon Hristou ke prostata
Church of Christ and our own Amin Amen
Protector, cease not to intercede
thermotate, mi ellipis presvevin Allelouia [3] ✞ Doxa Si, O Theos! [3] Alleluia [3] ✞ Glory to Thee, O God.
iper imon pros Kyrion. for us with the Lord. [3]

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I Elpis imon, Kyrie, doxa Si! Our Hope, O Lord: Glory to Thee! Oti tin anomie mou ego ginosko, ke i For I know my iniquity, and my sin is
The Great Litany amartia mou enopion mou esti always before me.
diapantos.
En irini tou Kyriou deithomen PRIEST In Peace let us pray to the Lord Si mono imarton, ke to poniron To Thee only have I sinned, and have
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy enopion Sou epiisa. Opos an done evil before Thee: that Thou
Iper tis anothen Irinis ke tis Sotirias ton PRIEST For the Peace from Above and for
dikeothis en tis logis Sou, ke nikisis mayest be justified in Thy words,
psihon imon, tou Kyriou en to krinesthe se.
the Salvation of our souls, let us and mayest overcome when Thou
deithomen... pray to the Lord... art judged.
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy Idou gar en anomies sovelifthin, ke en For behold I was conceived in
amarties ekissise me i mitir mou. iniquities; and in sins did my
Iper tis Irinis tou simpantos kosmou, PRIEST For the Peace of the whole world,

efsthias ton Agion tou Theou mother conceive me.


for the well;being of the Holy
Ekklision ke tis ton panton enoseaos Churches of God, and for the union Idou gar alithian igapisas. Ta adila For behold Thou hast loved Truth:
tou Kyriou deithomen... of all, let us pray to the Lord.... ke ta krifia tis sofias Sou edilosas the uncertain and hidden things of
mi. Thy wisdom Thou hast made
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
manifest to me.
PRIEST For this Holy Temple, and for
Iper tou Agiou Ikou toutou ke ton meta Rantiis me issopo, ke katharisthisome. Thou shalt sprinkle me with hyssop,
Pisteos, evlavias ke Fovou Theou those who enter with Faith,
and I shall be cleansed:
isionton en afto, tou Kyriou Reverence and the Fear of God, let
deithomen... us pray to the Lord... Plinis me, ke iper hiona levkanthisome. Thou shalt wash me, and I shall be
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy made whiter than snow.

For our Father: Pope To my hearing Thou shalt give joy


Iper tou Patros imon: Papa ke PRIEST & Patriarch Akoutiis mi agalliasin ke evfrosinin,
and gladness: and the bones that
Patriarhi (Theodorou) ke tou (Theodoros) and for our agaliasonte ostea tetapinomena.
Arhiepiskopou imon (Sergiou) tou have been humbled shall rejoice.
Archbishop (Sergios,) for the
timiou Presviteriou, tis en Hristo venerable Priesthood of the Apostrepson to prosopon Sou apo tin Turn away Thy Face from my sins,
diakonias, pantos tou Kyriou ke tou Diaconate in Christ, for all the amartion mou, ke pasas tas and blot out all my iniquities.
laou tou Kyriou deithomen. clergy and the laity, let us pray to anomias mou exalipson.
the Lord. Kardian katharan ktison en emi, O Create a clean heart in me, O God:
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy Theos, ke pvevma evthes egkenison and renew a right spirit within me.
en tis egkatis mou.
Iper tis Koinotita ke poleos taftis, pasis PRIEST For this Community and city, and Cast me not away from Thy Face; and
for every city and country, and for
Mi aporripsis me apo tou prosopou
take not Thy Holy Spirit from me.
poleos, horas, ke ton pisti ikounton
Sou, ke to Pnevma Sou to Agion mi
en aftes tou Kyriou deithomen. the faithful who dwell therein, let antanelis ap emou.
us pray to the Lord Restore unto me the joy of Thy
Apodos mi tin agalliasin tou sotiriou Salvation, and strengthen me with
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy Sou, ke pnevmati igemoniko
a perfect spirit.
Iper efkrasias aeron, eforias ton PRIEST For seasonable weather, for the stirixon me.
I will teach the unjust Thy ways: and
karpon tis gis ke keron irinikon tou abundance of the fruits of the Didazo anomous tas odous Sou, ke
asevis epi se apistrepsousi. the wicked shall be converted to
Kyriou deithomen. earth, and for peaceful times, let us
Thee.
pray to the Lord
Lord have mercy Rise me ex ematon, O Theos, O Theos Deliver me from blood;guiltiness, O
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE
tis Sotirias mou. God, Thou God of my Salvation:
PRIEST For those at sea, and those who
Iper pleonton, odiporounton, Agalliasete i glosou mou tin dikeosinin And my tongue shall extol Thy
nosounton, kamnonton, ehmaloton travel by land or air, for the sick Sou. Justice.
ke tis Sotirias afton tou Kyriou and the suffering, for captives and
deithomen. for their salvation, let us pray to O Lord, Thou wilt open my lips: and
Kyrie ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma
my mouth shall declare Thy praise.
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contradict or resist. Kyrie Eleison PEOPLELord have mercy
Paradothisesthe de ke ipo goneon ke You will be betrayed even by parents Iper tou risthine imas apo pasis PRIEST For our deliverance from all
singenon ke filon ke Adelphon, ke and brothers, relatives and friends; thlipseos, orgis, kindinou ke affliction, wrath, danger and
thanatosousin ex imon. and they will put some of you to anangis, tou Kyriou deithomen necessity, let us pray to the Lord
death.
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Ke esesthe misoumeni ipo panton dia And you will be hated by all for My
Name Sake Antilavou Soson, Eleison ke Diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, Save us,have Mercy
to Onoma Mou.
imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti. upon us, and Preserve us, O God,
Ke thrix ek tis kefalis imon ou mi But not a hair of your head shall be by Thy Grace.
apolite. lost.
Amin/Kyrie eleison PEOPLE Amen/Lord have mercy
En ti ipomoni imon ktisasthe tas psihas By your Patience possess your souls. ✞ Tis Panagias, ahrantou, ipere PRIEST ✞ Commemorating our All
imon.
vlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis imon Holy, Pure, Most Blessed and
✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! PEOPLE ✞Glory to Thee, O Lord: Glory Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias
Glorious Lady, Theotokos and
to Thee! meta panton ton Agion
Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous Ever Virgin Mary, with all Thy
Resurrection Prayer Saints, let us commit ourselves
ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to
Anastasin Hristou theasameni, Having seen the Resurrection of Theo parathometha. and one another and our whole
proskinisomen Agion Kyrion Isoun, Christ, let us bow down before the life to Christ our God.
ton monon anamartiton. Holy Lord Jesus, the only sinless MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD
One.
Ton Stavron Sou, Hriste, Thy Cross do we adore, O Christ, and ✞Si Kyrie PEOPLE ✞ To Thee, O Lord!
proskinoumen ke tin Agian Sou Thy Holy Resurrection we laud and For to Thee belong
Anastasin imnoumen ke Oti prepi si pasa Doxa, Timi ke PRIEST all Glory,
glorify: Honour and Worship, ✞ to the
doxazomen. Proskinisis ✞ to Patri ke to Io ke to
Agio Pnevmati nin ke ai ke is tous Father, and to the Son, and to the
Si gar is Theos imon, ektos Sou allon For Thou art our God, and we know
eonas ton eonon.
ouk idamen, to Onoma Sou Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to
none other beside Thee. We call
Onomazomen. the Ages of Ages.
upon Thy Name.
Amin PEOPLE Amen
Defte pantes is pisti proskinisomen tin O come, all ye faithful, let us adore
Psalm 117 /118
tou Hrisou Agian Anastasin. Christ’s Holy Resurrection. PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
Idou gar ilthe dia tou Stavrou hara en For behold, through the Cross is Joy Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared
olo to kosmo. come into all the world. Evlogimenos o ergomenos en unto us. Blessed is He Who comes
Diapantos evlongonntes ton Kyrion Ever Blessing the Lord, let us sing His Onomati Kyriou! in the Name of the Lord!
imnoumen tin Anastasin aftou. Resurrection. STIHOS 1: Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti VERSE 1:Give thanks to the Lord, for He
Stavron gar ipominas di imas, thanato For in that He endured the Cross, He agathos, oti is ton eona to eleos is Good; His Mercy endures
thanaton olesen. aftou!* forever!
hath destroyed Death by death!
Psalm 50/51 Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared
THE PSALM OF REPENTANCE Evlogimenos o ergomenos en unto us. Blessed is He Who comes
Eleison me, O Theos kata to mage Have mercy on me, O God, according Onomati Kyriou! in the Name of the Lord!
eleos Sou, ke kata to plithos ton to Thy great mercy. And according Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me, ke
STIHOS 2: All the nations surrounded me,
VERSE 2:
iktrmon Sou exalipson to anomima to the multitude of Thy tender to Onomati Kyriou iminamin but in the Name of the Lord I
mou. aftous.
mercies blot out my iniquity. drove them back.
Epi plion plinon me apo tis anomias Wash me thoroughly from my Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and hasappeared
mou, ke apo tis amartias mou iniquity, and cleanse me from my Evlogimenos o ergomenos en unto us. Blessed is He Who comes
katharison me. Onomati Kyriou! in the Name of the Lord!
sin.

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STIHOS 3: Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti VERSE 3: This is the Lord’s doing, and it Ages of Ages.
thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. is marvellous in our eyes. Amin PEOPLE Amen
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has appeared Praises to Almighty God
Evlogimenos o ergomenos en unto us. Blessed is He Who comes THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
Onomati Kyriou! in the Name of the Lord!
The Apolytikion of the Resurrection
Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion [2] Let everything that has breath
praise the Lord. [2]
Ote katilthes pros ton thanaton, i zoi i When Thou condescended to death, O Enesato pnoi ... Pasa ton Kyrion Let the Lord be praised ... by
athanatos, tote ton adin enekrosas Life Immortal, Thou slayed Hades everything that has breath
ti astrapi tis theotitos. Ote de ke with the lightning Flash of Thy
tous tethneotas ek ton The Resurrection Gospel
Divinity. When also Thou raised up
katahthonion anestisas, pase e T H E P R I E S T S T A N D S B E F O R E T H E H O L Y A L T A R I N T H E S A N C T U A R Y . ON SUNDAYS HE READS
THE HOLY RESURRECTION GOSPEL AND THE EOTHINON AT THE HOLY ALTAR, BUT ON OTHER DAYS HE READS THE
dinamis ton epouranion the dead from the subterranean HOLY GOSPEL FOR THE FEAST FROM THE ROYAL GATES [HOLY DOORS] FACING THE CONGREGATION.
ekravgazon. Zoodota Hriste, O abodes, all the Powers of Heaven
Theos imon, Doxa Si! cried aloud: O Life;giver, Christ Ke iper tou kataxiothine imas tis PRIEST And that He will graciously
our God, Glory to Thee! akroaseos tou Agiou Evangeliou vouchsafe unto us to hear His Holy
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
Kyriou ton Theon imon Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
Pnevmati iketevsomen.
Son, and to the Holy Spirit
Apolytikion Of St George The Great & Victorious Martyr – Tone 4 Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [3]
Os ton ehmaloton Eleftherotis, ke ton As the Liberator of prisoners, and the Sofia! Orthi! Akiousomen tou Agiou PRIEST Wisdom! Arise! Let us listen to
ptohon Iperaspistis, asthenounton Protector of those in poverty, Evangeliou the Holy Gospel.
Iatros, vaileon Ipermahos, Tropeofore Physician of the sick, and Defender
Megalomartis Georgie, Presveve of ruling Kings, O George
Irini pasi! Peace be with you all.
Hristo to Theo, Sothine tas psihas Triumphant Great Martyr, intercede Ke to pnevmati sou PEOPLE And with thy spirit
imon. with Christ our God, so that our
souls may be Saved.
Ek tou kata St Loukan Agiou PRIEST The Lesson is from the Holy
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Evangeliou to anagnosma... Gospel according to St Luke 21:
eonon. Now and ever, and to the ages of ages. 12;19
Amin Amen Proshomen Let us attend
Theotokion – Tone 2
✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! PEOPLE ✞ Glory to Thee, O Lord: Glory
Tes Myroforis Ginexi, para to Mnima The Angel standing at the Tomb cried to Thee!
epistas, O Angelos evoa: To Myra to the Myrrhbearing Women: Myrrh
MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW TO GOD IN GRATITUDE AND WORSHIP – BEFORE &
tis thnitis iparhi armodia, Hristos is fitting for the dead, but Christ AFTER THE HOLY GOSPEL
de diafthoras edihthi allotrios; alla has been shown to be a stranger to
kravgasate: Anesti O Kyrios, corruption. But cry aloud: The Prosehete apo ton anthropon; Beware of men, for they will lay their
parehon to kosmo to Mega Eleos! Lord has Risen, granting the world epivalousi gar ef imas tas hiras hands on you and persecute you,
His Great Mercy! afton ke dioxousi, paradidontes is delivering you up to the
The Small Litany Sinagogas ke filakas, agomenous Synagogues and prisons; you will
epi vailis ke igemonas eneken tou
Eti ke eti, en irini tou Kyriou PRIESTAgain, yet again, in peace let us Onomatos Mou.
be brought before Kings and Rules
deithomen. pray to the Lord for My Name’s Sake.
Apovisete de imin is martirion But
Kyrie Eleison Lord have mercy! it will turn out for you as an
Antilavou soson,
PEOPLE
. occasion for Testimony.
eleison ke diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, save us, have mercy
imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti. upon us, and protect us, O God, by
Thesthe oun is tas kardias imon mi Therefore, settle it in your hearts not
promeletan apologithine; Ego gar
Thy Grace: to meditate beforehand on what
doso imin stoma ke Sofian, i ou
Amin PEOPLE Amen dinisonte antipin oude antistine you will answer; for I will give you
✞ Tis Panagias, ahrantou, ipere
PRIEST ✞Calling to remembrance our
pantes i antikimeni imin. a mouth and Wisdom, that all your
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The Antiphons – Tone 4 imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Most Holy, All Pure, Most Blessed
Marias meta panton ton Agion and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and
Ek neotitos mou, pola polemi me From my youth up many passions Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke
pathi al aftos andilavou, ke soson, have warred against me. But do Ever Virgin Maria, with all the
allilous ke pasan tin zoin imon
Sotir mou. [2] Thou succour and save me, O Hristo to Theo parathometha. Saints, let us entrust ourselves and
Saviour. [2] one another and our whole life
to Christ our God.
I misoundes Sion, eshinthite apo tou Ye who hate Zion shall be put to
MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN
Kyriou; os hortos gar, piri esesthe confusion by the Lord; like grass
apexirameni. [2] in the fire shall ye be withered up.
[2]
✞Si Kyrie PEOPLE ✞To Thee, O Lord!
✞ Oti son to Kratos ke sou Estin i PRIEST For Thine is the Dominion, Thine
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit Vasilea, ke i Dinamis ke i Doxa ✞ is the Kingdom and the Power
Pnevmati. tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou and the Glory ✞ of the Father,
Agio Pnevmati, pasa psihi zooute, ke
Through the Holy Spirit is every soul Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is and of the Son, and of the Holy
katharsi, ipsoute, lambrinete, ti quickened and exalted in purity, tous Eonas ton Eonon.
Spirit, now and ever, and to the
Triadiki Monadi, Ierokrifios. and Illumined by the Triune Unity
Ages of Ages.
in Mystic Holiness.
Now Amin PEOPLE Amen
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. Ages. First Kathisma of St George the Great Martyr - Tone 1
Amin Amen Anetilen idou, to tis Haritos ear, Behold, with Spring the season of
From the Holy Spirit do the streams epelampse Hristou, i Anastasis pasi, Grace has arisen. And shining
Agio Pnevmati, anavlizi ta tis Haritos of Grace well forth; they irrigate
ke tafti sineklampi nin, Georgiou over all is the Lord’s Resurrection.
reithra, arthevonda, apasan tin tou Martiros, i paneortos, ke
everything created, so that Life can Together with this now shines the
ktisin pros Zoogonion. fotoforos imera, defte apantes,
be produced. lamproforountes entheos, fedros Most Radiant Festive Day of St
eortasomen. George the Great and Holy Martyr
Prokeimenon and Athlete. All you faithful,
Dikeos os finix anthisi, ke osi kedros i The Righteous shall flourish like a come, wearing our radiant
en to Libano plithinthisete. (2) palm tree; they shall be garments, let us celebrate with
multiplied like the cedars in Holy Joy.
Lebanon (2) ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
STIHOS: Pefitevmeni en to oiko Kyriou, VERSE: Those planted in the House of Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit
en tes ailes tou Theou imon the Lord shall blossom forth in the Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
exanthisousin. Courts of our God. eonon. ages.
Dikeos os finix anthisi, ke osi kedros i The Righteous shall flourish like a Amin Amen
en to Libano plithinthisete. palm tree; they shall be Of the Holy Myrrhbearers – Tone 2
multiplied like the cedars in
Pros to Mnima Sou Soter, e septe The devout Myrrh;bearing Women
Lebanon Myrofori elthouse, ton Despotin went to Thy Tomb, O Saviour,
Small Litany alipsasthe myris, os vroton Se intent on anointing Thee, the
katipigonto. Angelos de aftes
Tou Kyriou deithomen PRIEST Let us pray to the Lord haran eminisen. Anesti O Kyrios.
Master, with spices as if Thou
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy Dio kirixate Apostolis tin ek tafou were mortal. But an Angel
ontos frictin toutou exanastasin. declared the Joy to them: The
Oti Agios i, O Theos imon, ke en Agiis PRIEST For Holy art Thou, O our God, Lord has Risen. So, announce to
epanapavi, ke Si tin doxan Who rests in the Saints, and to the Apostles, His truly terrific
anapempomen to ✞ Patri, ke to Io, Thee we ascribe Glory: ✞ to the Resurrection from the Sepulchre.”
ke to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is Father, and to the Son, and to the
tous eonas ton eonon.
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Second Kathisma of St George – Tone 3 Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Potho zeonti, to tou Despotou, O Victorious, All Blessed Martyr: eonon. ages.
pirpoloumenos, andriofronos, ta tis Thou were on fire with ardent Amin Amen
planis tamia katevales, ke en stadio yearning for our Master; and thus Of the Holy Myrrhbearers – Tone 2
Hriston omologisas, Tropeofore
Thou courageously brought down Ta Mira thermos, to tafo The Women, with Faith, brought
Pammakar Georgie, Martis Endoxe,
Hriston ton Theon iketeve, the shrines of the error of idolatry; proskomizouse, Genekes Sotir spices to Thy Tomb. Their souls
dorisasthe imin to Mega Eleos. and Thou confessed Christ as God Angelou ti lamprotiti, tas psihas lept for Joy beholding the Angel’s
in the stadium. O All Glorious St igallonto, ke Theon Se ton olon
dazzling Light. And they boldly
George: pray to Christ our God, ekiritton, ke Mathites evoon. Ontos
anesti ek tafou i panton zoi. proclaimed Thee King of all; and
beseeching Him to grant us His
said to the Disciples: Truly the Life
Great Mercy! of all things has risen from the
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the grave!
Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit The Small Litany
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Eti ke eti, en irini tou Kyriou PRIESTAgain, yet again, in peace let us
eonon. ages. deithomen. pray to the Lord.
Amin Amen Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Second Kathisma of the Holy Myrrh-bearers – Tone 2 Antilavou soson, Eleison ke diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, save us,
have mercy
Ta Mira Sotir, Genekes proskomizouse, The Women with Faith brought Spices imas o Theos, ti Si Hariti. upon us, and keep us, O God, by
exitoun spoudi, Mirise Se for Thee, O Lord. They earnestly Thy Grace.
Filanthrope, ek tou tafou de wished to anoint Thee, the Lover Amin/Kyrie eleison PEOPLE Amen/ Lord have mercy
Angelos, pros afts evoa: Egigerte O
Zoodotis ke Kyrios, patisas ton Edin
of mankind. Then an Angel spoke ✞ Tis Panagias, ahrantou, ipere PRIEST ✞Calling to remembrance our
to them from the Tomb, vlogimenis, endoxou Despinis imon
ke ton Thanaton. Most Holy, All Pure, Most Blessed
announcing : The Giver of Life Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias
meta panton ton Agion and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and
and Lord has Arisen, after Ever Virgin Maria, with all the
Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous
trampling Hades and Death! ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Saints, let us commend ourselves
Third Kathisma of St George – Tone 4 Theo parathometha. and each other, and all our life to
Georgisas emmelos, sporon ton thion Thou took care to till the Seed of Christ our God.
entolon, dieskopisas ptohis, panta God’s Commandments and Laws, MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN
ton plouton evsevos, antiktisamenos and Thou piously dispersed all Thy
endoxe Hristou tin doxan. Othen
pepithos, pros agonas horis, ke
wealth to the poor; and in return ✞ Si Kyrie PEOPLE ✞ To Thee, O Lord!
ponous tous makrous, Martis Thou obtained the Divine Glory of
Georgie, ke kinonos genomenos tou Christ. Therefore, Thou advanced
pathous, tou apathous ke egerseos, to Holy Contests with Faith, O
Oti Evlogite Sou to Onoma, ke
PRIEST For Blessed is Thy Name and
tis vasilias, aftou meteshes, iper Glorious St George, and Thou Glorified is Thy Kingdom, ✞ of the
imon nin deomenos. dedoxaste Sou i Vasilia, ✞tou
endured much pain, and Thou Father, and of the Son, and of the
Patros, ke tou Iiou, ke tou Agiou
shared the sufferings of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto
Pnevmatos, nin ke ai, ke is tous
Saviour Who is dispassionate, and eonas ton eonon. Ages of Ages.
also His Resurrection, and Thou
Amin PEOPLE Amen
partake of His Uncreated Rule, and
now Thou entreat Him on our
behalf.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
Pnevmati
Son, and to the Holy Spirit

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