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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

Archdiocese of Good Hope

Sunday Matins & Divine Liturgy Hymns


U SED I N C ONJU NC TION W ITH S ERV ICE BO OKS

5 August 2018
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Sunday Matins – 10th Sunday After Pentecost
10TH SUNDAY OF ST MATTHEW - MUSTARD SEED FAITH

Sunday Before Transfiguration


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INSTRUCTIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE HYMNS

PSALM 117 /118

Theos Kyrios ke
PRAISE TO GOD
Epefanen imin.
FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
The Lord is God, and has Appeared to Elder Joseph of Vatopedi
Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord!
1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good;
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! ✶ for His Mercy endures forever! ✶ We should always
2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but
Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. ✶ in the Name of the Lord I drove have complete affection in our soul
them back. ✶
3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is even though we may often be disappointed
Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ Marvellous in our eyes. ✶
RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION – TONE 1 by the behaviour of others towards us.
Tou lithou sfragisthentos ipo ton While the stone was sealed by the Jews,
Ioudeon ke stratioton filassonton to and soldiers stood on guard over
ahranton Sou Soma, Anestis trimeros, Thy Body undefiled, Thou didst rise
Sotir, Doroumenos to kosmo tin Zoin. on the third day, O Saviour, Who
Dia touto e Dinamis ton Ouranon givest Life unto the world. For which
evoon si Zoodota. Doxa ti Anastasi cause the Heavenly Powers cried
Sou, Hriste! Doxa ti Vasilia Sou! Doxa aloud unto Thee: O Giver of Life:
ti Ikonomia Sou, mone Filanthrope! Glory to Thy Resurrection, O Christ!
Glory to Thy Kingdom! Glory to Thy
Providence, O Thou Who alone Loves
mankind!
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit
Tou lithou sfragisthentos ipo ton While the stone was sealed by the Jews,
Ioudeon ke stratioton filassonton to and soldiers stood on guard over
ahranton Sou Soma, Anestis trimeros, Thy Body undefiled, Thou didst rise
Sotir, Doroumenos to kosmo tin Zoin. on the third day, O Saviour, Who
Dia touto e Dinamis ton Ouranon givest Life unto the world. For which
evoon si Zoodota. Doxa ti Anastasi cause the Heavenly Powers cried
Sou, Hriste! Doxa ti Vasilia Sou! Doxa aloud unto Thee: O Giver of Life:
ti Ikonomia Sou, mone Filanthrope! Glory to Thy Resurrection, O Christ!
Glory to Thy Kingdom! Glory to Thy
Providence, O Thou Who alone Loves
mankind!

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touto: ‘Metavithi entevthen eki,’ ke will say to that mountain: ‘Move Ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton Both now and forever, and to the Ages
metavisete. from here to there,’ and it will
eonon. of ages.
move.
“Ke ouden adinatisi imin. “And nothing will be impossible for
Amin Amen
MENAION - FESTAL APOLYTIKION -FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 4
you.
“Touto de to genos ouk ekporevete, i “However, this kind (of demon) does Hristou tin Metamorfosin For the Transfiguration of Christ,
mi en Prosevhi ke Nistia.” not go out except by Prayer and Proupantisomen, fedros prepare, O Faithful, and joyously
Fasting.” Panigirizontes ta proeortia, Pisti ke celebrate as we observe the
voisomen. Ingiken i imera tis Forefeast today, crying aloud: The
Anastrefomenon de afton is tin Galilea, And while they were staying in Galilee, Entheou evfrosinis, anisin is to Oros Day of the Divine Exaltation is
ipen aftis O Iisous. “Melli O Ios tou Jesus said to them: “The Son of to Thavor O Despotis, tis Theotitos coming! Our Master is Ascending
Anthropou paradidosthe is hiras Man is about to be betrayed into aftou apastrapse tin Oreotita. Holy Mount Tabor – to shine with
anthropon. the hands of men. His Divine Beauty!
“Ke apoktevousin afton, ke ti triti “And they will kill Him, and the third S M ALL LI TANY 
imera egerthisete.” day He will be raised up.” FIRST RESURRECTION KATHISMA – TONE 1
Ton Tafon Sou, Sotir, Stratiote tirountes, The Soldiers watching Thy Tomb
nekri ti astrapi, tou ofthentos became as dead men at the lightning
Angelou, egenonto kirittontos, ginexi flash of the Angel who appeared and
tin Anastasin. Se doxazomen, ton tis proclaimed to the Women the
fthoras katheretin. Si Prosspiptomen, Resurrection. We Glorify Thee, the
to Anastanti ek Tafou, ke mono Theo Destroyer of corruption; we fall

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica imon. down before Thee, Risen from the
grave and alone our God.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Everyone will feel and to the Holy Spirit
the impact of our thoughts Stavro prosilothis, ekofsios Iktirmon, en Thou were willingly nailed to the Cross,
mnimati tethis, os thnitos Zoodota, to O Merciful One, and laid in a tomb as
if our thoughts kratos sinetripsas, Dinate to thanato a mortal, O Giver of Life. By Thy
Sou; Se gar efrixan, i pilori i tou Death, O Powerful One, Thou
are kind and peaceful. Adou; Si sinigiras, tous ap’ eonos smashed its might; for Hades’s
And the opposite thanontas, os monos Filanthropos. gatekeepers trembled before Thee;
Thou raised with Thee the dead from
is True as well!! every age, for Thou alone Love
mankind.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of ages.
eonon.
Amin Amen
FIRST FESTAL KATHISMATA – FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 4
Imera evrosinos, epesti nin ti Pistis, tis The Joyful Day for all Faithful has come
Thias Endoxou te Metamorfoseos, - the Glorious Divine Transfiguration
Hristou tou Theou imon. Pantes oun of Christ our God. Let us all with Joy
fedrinthomen tou Doxase axios observe It, and with Divinely
asmasi heigoris, ta aftou megalia, en Inspired songs, worthily Glorify all
is os Theos eklampsas, kosmon His Great Accomplishments, for He,
efotise. as God, has Shone forth and
Illumined the Universe.
SECOND RESURRECTION KATHISMA– TONE 1
Ginekes pros to mnima, paregenonto The women came to Thy Tomb at dawn
orthrie, ke Angelikin optasian, and when they saw a Vision of an
theasamene eteremon; O tafos Angel they trembled; the Tomb
existrapte Zoin; to Thavma blazed forth Life; the Marvel amazed

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kateplitten aftas; Dia touto them; and so going back to the imis endoxi, imis de atimi. you are strong; you are honourable,
apelthouse, tis Mathites ekiritton tin Disciples they proclaimed the but we are despised.
Egersin: Ton Adin eskilefse Hristos, os Resurrection: Christ has despoiled Ahri tis arti oras ke pinomen ke Even unto this present hour, we both
Monos Krateos ke Dinatos, ke Hades, as alone Mighty and Powerful,
dipsomen, ke gimnitevomen, ke hunger and thirst, and are naked,
ftharentas sinigire pantas, ton tis and has Raised up all those in
kolafizometha ke astatoumen. and are buffeted, and have no
katakriseos fovon, lisas dinami corruption, dispelling the fear of
dwelling-place.
Stavrou. condemnation by the Power of the
Cross. Ke kopiomen, ergazomeni tes idies hersi. And we labour, working with our own
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, hands.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati
and to the Holy Spirit Lidoroumeni Evlogoumen, diokomeni Being reviled, we Bless; being
anehometha, vlasfimoumeni persecuted, we suffer it; being
En to Stavro prosilothis, i Zoi ton O Life of all, Thou were nailed to the
Parakaloumen. defamed, we Entreat.
apanton, ke en nekris logisthis, O Cross; O Immortal Lord, Thou were
athanatos Kyrios, anestis triimeros numbered among the dead. Thou Os perikatharmata tou kosmou We are made as the filth of the world -
Sotir, ke igiras Adam ek tis fthoras; arose, O Saviour, on the third day, egenithimen, anton peripsima eos the offscourings of all things unto
dia touto e Dinamis ton Ouranon, and raised Adam from corruption; arti. this day.
evoon Si Zoodota: Doxa tis sis therefore the Heavenly Powers cried Ouk entrepon imas grafo tafta, all’ os I write not these things to shame you,
pathimasi, Hriste! Doxa ti out to Thee, O Giver of Life: Glory
Tekna mou Agapita noutheto. but as my Beloved Children, I warn
Anastasi Sou! Doxa ti Sigkatavasi to Thy Sufferings, O Christ! Glory to
you.
Sou, Mone Filanthrope! Thy Resurrection! Glory to Thy
condescension, Only Lover of Ean gar mirious pedagogous ehite en Although you have ten thousand
mankind! Hristo, all’ ou pollous Pateras. instructors in Christ, yet have you
Now and ever, and to the Ages of ages. not many Fathers.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon. En gar Hristo Iisou dia tou Evangeliou In Christ Jesus through the Gospel I
Amen ego imas egennisa. have begotten you.
Amin
SECOND FESTAL KATHISMA - FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 1 Parakalo oun imas - mimite mou I beseech you, therefore - be imitators
ginesthe. of me.
En Ori to Thavor, sinanelthomen pantes, Together with the three Selected THE HOLY GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MATTHEW 17 : 14 – 23
Pisti tis Mathies, tou Hristou tis Faithful Disciples of Christ let us THE EPILEPTIC SON & THE STRENGTH OF FAITH - EVEN AS SMALL AS MUSTARD SEED
prokritis, noi ke katidomen, tin Aftou noetically ascend Mount Tabor to
Metaforosin, ke Doxasomen, tin is behold His Transfiguration, and To kero ekino, anthropos tis prosilthe to At that time, a man went to Jesus, knelt
imas aftou akran, sigkatavasin, di’ is Glorify His extreme Condescension Iisou, gonipeton afto, ke legon: down before Him and said: “Lord,
to Kosmo parehi, Zoin tin Eonion. whereby He grants to the world the “Kyrie, Eleison mou ton iion, oti have Mercy on my son, for he is an
Gift of Life Eternal. seliniazete ke kakos pasha. Pollakis epileptic and suffers severely. He
EVLOGITARIA, TRISAGION HYMN, gar pipite is to pir ke pollakis is to often falls into fire and water. So I
THEOTOKION & SMALL LITANY idor. Ke prosinegka afton tis brought him to Thy Disciples, but
RESURRECTION IPERKOI – TONE 1 Mathites Sou, ke ouk idinithisan afton they could not cure him.”
therapefse.”
I tou Listou Metanoia ton Paradison The Thief’s Repentance plundered
esilisen, O de Thrinos ton Miroforon Paradise, but the Myrrh-bearers’ Apokrithis de O Iisous ipen: “O genea Jesus answered and said: “O faithless
tin Haran eminisen: Oti anestis Hriste lament disclosed the Joy that Thou apistos ke diestrammeni, eos pote and perverse generation! How long
O Theos, parehon to kosmo, to Mega art Risen, Christ God, granting the esome meth’ imon? Eos pote shall I be with you? How long shall
Eleos world Great Mercy! anexome imon? Ferte Mi afton ode.” I bear with you? Bring him here to
RESURRECTION ANABATHMI – TONE 1 me.”

A NTIFONON A En to thlivesthe me, A NTIPHON 1 I cry to Thee, O Lord, in


Ke epetimisen afto O Iisous, ke exilthen And Jesus rebuked the demon, and it
isakouson mou ton odinon, Kyrie, si my sorrow! Hear my pain! ap’aftou to demonion. Ke Iathi O pes went out of him. And the child was
krazo!. apo tis oras ekinis. Cured at that very hour.

Tis erimikis, apafstos O Thios pothos Unending is the sacred desire for God Tote proselthontes i Mathite to Iisou kat’ When the Disciples went to Jesus
enginete, kosmou ousi tou mateou among those in the desert, for they idian, ipon: “Dia ti imis ouk privately and asked Him: “Why could
ektos. are far-removed from this vain idinithimen ekvalin afto?” we not cast it out?”
world. O de Iisous pen aftis: “Dia tin apistian Jesus said to them: “Because of your
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agion Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, imon. unbelief.
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and “Amin, gar lego imin: ean ehite Pistin “Truly, I say to you: if you have Faith
eonon. ever and to the Ages of Ages. os kokkon sinapeos, eite to ori as (small as) a mustard seed, you

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Amin Amen.
✞Agio Pnevmati, Timi ke Doxa, osper ✞Glory and Honour are due to the Holy
Patri, prepi ama ke Io. Dia touto Spirit as also due to the Son and
th
Divine Liturgy Hymns– 10 Sunday of St Matthew asomen ti Triadi Monokratoria. Father. Let us therefore praise the
Trinity, Mighty and One in Dominion.
F OREFE AST OF T RANSF IGU RATION A NTIFONON B Is ta ori ton son ipsosas A NTIPHON 2 Thou has elevated me to
K INDLY U SE THE S ERV ICE B OOK U NTIL TH IS P OINT, me nomon, aretes eklamprinon, O the Heights of Thy Commandments,
THE N C AREFU LLY F OLL OW INSTRU CTIONS WITH RE GARD TO T HE SE Theos, ina imno Se. O God. Let Virtue shine upon me
HYMNS
so that I may praise Thee.

SMALL ENTRANCE HYMNS


Dexia Sou Hiri lavon si Loge, filaxon me, With Thy right Hand, O Logos, keep me
frourison, mi pir me flexi tis and protect me, so that the Fire of
RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION – TONE 1 amartias. Sin does not consume me.

Tou lithou sfragisthentos ipo ton The stone had been secured with a seal ✞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
Ioudeon, ke Stratioton filassonton to by the Judeans, and a pair of soldier
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
ahranton Sou Soma, Anestis guarded Thine Immaculate Body.
Triimeros Sotir, doroumenos to Thou Rose on the Third Day, O Lord Amin. Amen
kosmo tin Zoin. Dia touto e Dinamis and Saviour, granting Life to the
ton Ouranon evoon Si Zoodota. ✞ world. Wherefore the Powers of
✞Agio Pnevmati, pasa i Ktisis ✞All Creation is renewed through the
kenourgite, palndromouisa is to Holy Spirit and returns to its original
Doxa ti Anastasi Sou, Hriste! ✞ Doxa Heaven cried to Thee, O Life-giver: ✞
proton, isosthenes gar esti Patri ke state. For He is equal in Power with
ti Vasilia Sou! ✞ Doxa ti Ikonomia Glory to Thy Resurrection, O Christ!
Logo. the Father and the Logos.
Sou, Mone Filanthrope! ✞ Glory to Thy Kingdom! ✞ Glory to
Thy Dispensation, O Only Lover of A NTIFONON Γ Epi tis irikosi mi, A NTIPHON 3 My soul rejoices with
mankind! odefsomen is tas avlas tou Kyriou, those who say let us go into the
FESTAL APOLYTIKION – FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 4 infranthi mou to pnevma, sigheri i Courts of the Lord. My spirit is
kardia renewed and my heart is gladdened.
Hristou tin Metamorfosin For Christ’s Transfiguration let us
proipanisomen, fedros panigirizontes prepare and Joyously celebrate as we Epi ikon David, fovos mega. Eki gar Great fear shall be in the House of
ta Proeortia, Pisti ke voisomen. faithfully observe on this day the thronon ektethenton, krithisonte David, where the thrones shall be
Ingiken i imera tis Entheou Evfrosinis, Forefeast, exclaiming: “The Day of apase, e file tis gis ke glosse. set, and all the tribes and tongues of
anisin is to Oros to Thavor O the Divine Exaltation is approaching! the earth shall be judged.
Despotis, tis Theotitos Aftou Our Master is ascending the Holy ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Apastrapse tin Oreotita. Mount Tabor, to shine with His Divine Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Beauty!” eonon. ever, and unto the Ages of Ages.
SEASONAL KONTAKION – TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 4
Amin. Amen
En ti Thia simeron Metamorfosi, i vrotia On this Day of Christ’s Transfiguration
✞Agio Pnevmati, timin, Proskinisin, ✞It is proper to offer honour, worship,
apasa, fisi prolampi Theikos, en human nature in advance, splendidly
Doxan ke Kratos, os Patri te Axion, ke might and glory to the Holy Spirit, as
eurosini kravgazousa. shines with Divine Light and with
to Io di prosferin. Monas gar estin i also to the Father and to the Son –
Metamorfoute Hristos Sozon Great Joy we all exclaim: “Christ is
Trias ti Fisi, all’ ou Prosopis. for the Trinity is One only in Nature
apantas. Transfigured in Glory, Saving us all!”
and not in Persons.
FESTAL PROKEIMENON – PSALM 32 – TONE 1
RESURRECTION PROKEIMENON – TONE 1
Genito, Kyrie, to Eleos Sou ef’ imas. Let Thy Mercy, O Lord, be upon us. Nin Anastisome, legi Kyrios, thisome Now will I Arise, said the Lord: I will
Agalliasthe, Dikei, en Kyrio. Rejoice in the Lord, O you Righteous en Sotirio, parrisiasome en afto. (2) establish them in Salvation; I will
FIRST EPISTLE OF ST PAUL TO THE CORINTHIANS 4 : 9 – 16 not delay. (2)
Adelphi: O Theos imas tous Apostolous Brethren, God has set forth us, the STIHO S Ta Logia Kyriou Logia Agna. VE RSE The Words of the Lord are Pure
eshatous apedixen, os Epithanatiou, Apostles, last, as it were appointed Words.
oti thatron egenithimen to kosmo, ke to Death, for we are made a Nin anastisome, legi Kyrios, thisome Now will I arise, said the Lord: I will
Angelis ke anthopis. spectacle unto the world, and to en Sotirio, parrisiasome en afto. establish them in Salvation, I will
Angels, and to men. not delay.
Imis mori dia Hriston, imis de fronimi en We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you SMALL LITANY, PRAISES TO GOD, ETC
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RESURRECTION GOSPEL 10: JOHN 21: 1 - 14 FESTAL STIHERA BY ANATOLIOS – FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION- TONE 2
OUR RESURRECTED LORD JESUS SERVES BREAKFAST TO HIS ELEVEN APOSTLES
Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance;
Meta tafta efanerosen eafton palin O After these things Jesus showed Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe
Iisous tis Mathites epi tis Thalassis ti Himself again to the Disciples at the
Tiveriados. Efanerose de outos. Sea of Tiberias, and in this way He
Tis Panagias Endoxou Metmorfoseos, The Forefeast of the All Glorious
showed Himself: proupantin piountes, ti parousi Transfiguration we observe today,
imera, Hriston Doxologoumen ton tin Glorifying Christ, for with the Fire of
Isan omou Simon Petros, ke Thomas O Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, imon, to piri tis Theotios, Divinity, He Restored our fallen
legomenos Didimos, ke Nathanail O Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the anamorfosanta fisin, ke os to prin, nature and shone brightly as before
apo Kana tis Galileas, ke i tou sons of Zebedee, and two others of aftharsian apastrapsanta. in His Incorruptibility.
Zevedeou, ke alli ek ton Mathiton His Disciples were together.
Aftou dio.
Enite afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
Legi aftis Simon Petros: “Ipago alivin.” Simon Peter said to them: “I am going pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise
fishing.” the Lord.
Logonsin afto. “Erhometha ke imis sin They said to him: “We are going with Tis Panagias Endoxou Metmorfoseos, The Forefeast of the All Glorious
si.” thee also.” proupantin piountes, ti parousi Transfiguration we observe today,
Exilthon ke anevisan is to plion evthis, They went out and immediately got imera, Hriston Doxologoumen ton tin Glorifying Christ, for with the Fire of
ke en ekini ti nikti epiasan ouden. into the boat, but that night they imon, to piri tis Theotios, Divinity, He Restored our fallen
caught nothing. anamorfosanta fisin, ke os to prin, nature and shone brightly as before
aftharsian apastrapsanta. in His Incorruptibility.
Proias de idi genomenis esti O Iisous is When the morning had come, Jesus
Eleos ke Alithia sinintisan, Dikeosini Mercy and Truth met together.
ton egialon; Ou menti idisan i stood on the shore; yet the Disciples
Mathite oti Iisous esti. did not know that it was Jesus. ke Irini katefilisan. Righteousness and Peace kissed
each other.
Legi oun aftis O Iisous: “Pedia, mi ti Then Jesus said them:, “Children, have Epi to Agion Oros defte apiomen, ke tin Let us Spiritually Ascend the Holy
prosfagion ehete?” you any food?”
pafaestatin, Metamorfosin Pisti, Mountain today, and view by Faith
Apekrithisan afto: “Ou.” They answered Him: “No.” katidomen Kyriou, touton Pistos, the Splendid Transfiguration of our
Ode ipen aftis: “Valete is ta dixia meri So He said to them:, “Cast the net on proskinountes ke legontes. Si i Theos Lord, with Faith Worshipping and
tou pliou to diktion ke evrisete.” the right side of the boats, and you imon monos, O sarkothis, ke Theosas saying: Thou art the Only God Who
will find some.” to anthropinon. hast taken on Flesh and Deified
human nature.
Evalon oun, ke ouketi afto elkise ishisan They cast the net and then they were
Kyrie, en to Foti tou prosopou Sou O Lord, in the Light of Thy Face we
apo tou plithous ton ihthion. unable to draw it in because of the
multitude of fish. porefsonte ke en to Onomati Sou shall walk and in Thy Name we
agalliasonte olin tin imeran. shall Rejoice every day.
Legi oun O Mathitis ekinos on igapa O Therefore that Disciple whom Jesus
Afti Estin i imera, i proeortios, meth’ in This is day of the Forefeast of the
Iisous, to Petro: O Kyrios esti. loved said to Peter: “It is the Lord!”
Metamorfoute, O Hristos august Transfiguration of Christ,
Simon oun Petros akousas oti O Kyrios Now when Simon Peter heard that it simparonton, Moseos ke Ilia, ke ton with Moses and Elias, and His
esti, ton ependitin diezosato; in gar was the Lord, he put on his outer aftou Mathiton en to Ori Thavor, Disciples, on Mount Tabor, when
gimnos. Ke evalen eafton is tin garment (for he had removed it), and fonis de Thias lalousis. “Outos Estin from the Cloud, the Voice of the
thalassan. plunged into the sea. Alithos O Eklektos Mou Iios.” Father said: “This is Truly My
I de alli Mathite to pliario ilthon. ou gar But the other Disciples came in the Chosen Son!”
GREAT DOXOLOGY – RESURRECTION
isan makran apo tis gis, all os apo little boat (for they were not far from
APOLYTIKION
pihon diakosion, sirontes to diktion land, but about two hundred cubits),
ton ihthion. dragging the net with fish.
Os oun apevisan is tin gin, vlepousin Then, as soon as they had come to
anthrakian kimenin ke opsarion land, they saw a fire of coals there,
epikimenon ke arton. and fish laid on it, and bread.
Legi aftis o Iisous: Enengkate apo ton Jesus said to them: “Bring some of the
opsarion on epiasate nin. fish which you have just caught.”
Anevi Simon Petros ke ilkise to diktion Simon Peter went up and dragged the
epi tis gis, meston ihthion megalon net to land, full of large fish, one
ekaton pentikonta trion. Ke tosouton hundred and fifty-three; and
onton ouk eshisthi to diktion. although there were so many, the
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LAUDS: THE PRAISES TO GOD - PSALM 148 net had not broken.
✞Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite ✞Let everything that has breath praise Legi aftis O Iisous: “Defte aristisate. Jesus said to them: “Come and eat
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the breakfast.”
afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest.
to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God. Oudis de etolma ton Mathiton exetase Yet none of the Disciples dared ask
afton: “Si tis i?” - idotes oti O Kyrios Him: “Who art Thou?” - knowing that
✞Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. ✞Praise Him, all His Angels; praise estin. it was the Lord.
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. Him, all His Powers. To Thee praise
Si prepi imnos to Theo. is due, O God. Erhete oun O Iisous ke lamvani ton Jesus then came and took the bread and
RESURRECTION STICHERA – PSALM 150 - TONE 1 arton ke didosin aftis, ke to opsarion gave it to them, and likewise the
LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD! omios. fish.
Tou piise en aftis krima Engrapton. To execute upon them the Judgement Touto idi triton efanerothi O Iisous tis This is now the third time Jesus
Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis aftou. that is Decreed; such Glory will be Mathites Aftou egerthis ek nekron. showed Himself to His Disciples
for all His Holy Ones. after He was raised from the dead.
MENAION – FESTAL KONTAKION – FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION – TONE 4
STIH OS Imnoumen Sou Hriste, to V ER SE We praise the praise of Thy
Sotirion Pathos, ke Doxazomen Sou Saving Passion O Christ, and we En ti Thia Simeron Metamorfosi, i vrotia On this Sacred Day of the
tin Anastasin. Glorify Thy Resurrection. apasa, fisi prolampi Theikos, en Transfiguration, human nature in
✞Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Afton. ✞Praise God in His Saints; praise Him evfrosini kravgzousa: Metamorfoute advance, shines splendidly with
Hristos, Soson apantas. Divine Light, and with Great Joy we
Enite Afton en stereomati tis in the firmament of His Power
all exclaim : Christ is Transfigured in
Dinameos Aftou.
Glory and Saves us all.
STIH OS O Stavron ipominas, ke ton V ER SE Having endured the Cross, RESURRECTION KONTAKION – TONE 1
Thanaton katarigisas, ke Anastas ek destroyed Death and Risen from the
ton nekron, irinefson imon tin Zoin dead, give Peace to our Life, O Lord, Exanestis os Theos, ek tou Tafou en Thou rose from the grave in Glory as
Kyrie, os Monos Pantodinamos. as Thou alone art All Powerful. Doxi, ke kosmon sinanestisas, ke i God and raised the world up with
fisis ton vroton os Theon Se animnise, Thee. Mortal nature sang Thy praise
✞Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton.
✞Praise Him for His Mighty Acts; ke Thanatos ifaniste; ke O Adam as God, and Death disappeared.
praise Him according to the horevi Despota, ke i Eva nin ek ton Adam danced, O Master, and now
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis greatness of His Majesty.
Megalosinis Aftou. desmon litroumeni, heri krazousa:. Eve, freed from her chains, rejoices

O ton Adin skilefsas, ke ton


V ER SE Having despoiled Hades and Si i O pasi parehon, Hriste tin as she cries: It is Thee, O Christ,
STIH OS
raised humanity by Thy Anastasin! Who grants Resurrection to all!
Anthropon anastisas, ti Anastasi Sou Resurrection, O Christ, grant that RESURRECTION IKOS – TONE 1
Hriste, axioson imas en kathara with pure hearts we may Praise and
kardia, Imnin ke Doxazin Se. Glorify Thee.
Ton anastanta trimeron animnisomen, Let us praise as God of all Power the
os Theon pantodinamon, ke pilas tou One Who rose on the Third Day,
✞Praise Him with the sound of the Adou sintripsanta, ke tous ap’ eonos smashed the Gates of Hades and
✞Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite trumpet; praise Him with lute and ek tafou egiranta, Miroforis ofthenta roused the age-long dead from the
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. harp. kathos ivdokise, protes taftes to, grave, Who appeared to the
Herete, fisas, ke Apostolis haran Myrrhbearers, as it was His Good
minion, os monos oodotis. Othen Pleasure to say to them first of all:
V ER SE As we Glorify Thy Divine Pisti e Ginekes Mathites simvola nikis Rejoice! And so revealing Joy to the
evangelizonte; ke Adis stenazi, ke Apostles, as alone Giver of Life.
STIH OS Tin Theoprepi Sou sigkatavasin Condescension, we praise Thee, O
thanatos odirete, ke kosmos agallete, Therefore with Faith the Women
Doxazontes, Imnoumen Se Hriste: Christ: Thou were Born of a Virgin,
ke pantes sigkerousi; Si gar pareshes proclaim the tokens of Victory to
etehthis ek Parthenou, ke ahoristos yet Thou were not separated from
PASI, HRISTE TIN ANASTASIN. the Disciples. Hades groans, Death
ipirhes to Patri; epathes os anthropos, the Father. As Man Thou suffered
laments, the world exults and all
ke ekousios ipeminas Stavron; Anestis and willingly endured the Cross.
rejoice together: for Thou, O Christ,
ek tou Tafou, os ek pastados Thou rose from the grave, as though
HAST GRANTED RESURRECTION TO
proelthon, ina Sosi ton kosmon: Kyrie coming out of Thy Bridal Chamber,
ALL.
Doxa Si! so that Thou might Save the world.
Lord: Glory to Thee! SYNAXARION – 5 AUGUST

Ti E’ tou aftou minos, Proeortia tis Agias On the 5th day of this month we
Metamorfoseos tou Kyriou ke Theou celebrate the Forefeast of the Holy
ke Sotiros imon Iisou Hristou, ke Transfiguration of our Lord and God
mnimi tou Agiou Martyros Evsigniou. and Saviour, Jesus Christ; and we
Commemorate the Holy Martyr, St

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Eusignios of Antioch. Sotirias mou. God of my Salvation.
Ti afti imera, i Agii dio Martyres ke On this day the two Holy Martyrs and ODI 7 Avramiei pote, en Vaviloni Pedes, ODE 7 Servants in Babylon of old, those
aftadelfi, Kattidios ke Kattidianos, Brethren, St Cattidios and kaminou floga katepatisan, en imnis three descendants of Abraham,
lithovolithentes teliounte. Cattidianos, having been pelted with kravgazontes. O ton Pateron Theos: trampled on the furnace fire. In
stones, were Perfected in Holy Evlogitos i! Hymns they cried out to Thee: O
Martyrdom. Lord and God of our Fathers:
Blessed art Thou!
Ti afti imera, i Agia Nonna, i mitir tou On this day St Nonna, mother of St
Agiou Grigoriou tou Theologou, en Gregory the Theologian, reposed in ODI 8 ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ODE 8 ✞We Praise, we Bless and we
irini telioute. Peace. Proskinoumen ton Kyrios. Worship the Lord!
Ti afti imera O Agios Martis Solev O On this day the Holy Martyr, St Soleb of I en Vaviloni Pedes, to Thio pirpoloumeni I have heard of Thy Glorious Divine
Egiptios, veli toxevthis, telioute. Egypt, having been shot with an zilo, tyrannou ke flogos apilin, andrios Economy, O Christ my God, that
arrow, was Perfected in Holy katepatian. Ke meson piros Thou were Born of the Virgin
Martyrdom. emvlithentes, drosizomeni epsallon. Maiden, so as to free from erro
those who cry to Thee: Glory to Thy
Ti afti imera, O Agios Favios, On this day the Holy Hieromartyr St Evlogite panta ta Erga: Kyriou ton
Power, O Lord my God!
Arhiepiskopos Romis, xifi telioute. Fabian, Bishop of Rome, was Kyrion.
beheaded during the reign of Decius.
M AGNIF IC AT 
Tes ton Agion Sou Presvies, O Theos, By the Intercessions of Thy Saints, O KATAVASIA - 9TH ODE - EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS
eleison imas. God, have Mercy on us.
O Tokos Sou afthoros edihthi. Theos ek Thy Childbirth occurred without
Amin Amen lagonon Sou proilthe, sarkoforos, os corruption. It was God, wearing
FESTAL KATAVASIA OF SUMMER - TONE 4 ofthi epi gis, ke tis anthropis Flesh, Who came forth from Thine
sinanestrafi. Se Theotoke, dio pantes All Holy Womb. He as seen upon the
ODI 1 Hori Israil, anikmis posi, ponton ODE 1 When the Hosts of Israel
megalinomen! earth, and lived among men, O
erithron, ke igron vithon dielasantes, crossed the Red Sea, passing Theotokos; therefore we all Magnify
anavatas tristatas, dismenis orontes through the midst of the sea on SMALL LITANY & PRAISES TO THE Thee!
en afto ipovrihious, en agalliasi foot, and did not get wet, they LORD 
emelpon. Asomen to Theo imon, oti beheld Pharaoh’s Army, the
TENTH RESURRECTION EXAPOSTEILARION – TONE 2
Dedoxaste. horsemen and chosen Captains,
submerged beneath the waters. Tiveriados Thalassa, sin pesi Zevedeou, Verily, the two sons of Zebedee with
With great rejoicing they san this Nathanil to Petro te, sin disin allis Peter and Nathaniel and two others
song: Let us sing to our God, for He pale, ke Thoman ihe pros agran. I, and Thomas were fishing in the Lake
is greatly Glorified. Hristou ti prostaxi, en dexiis of Tiberias, who by the Command of
ODI 3 Toxon dinaton istheise, ke i ODE 3 Weakened is the bow of mighty halasantes, plithos elkon ihthion, on Christ cast the net on the right side
asthenountes periezosanto dinamin. men, and those who are weak are Petros gnous, pros afton eniheto, is to and drew out much fish. And when
Dia touto estereothi, en Kyrio i kardia girded with Strength from our triton, fanis, ke arton edixe, ke ihthin Peter knew Him he went to Him,
mou. Righteous God. For this reason, as ep anthrakon. swimming. This, then, was a third
it is written, my heart is Appearance of the Lord, when He
Strengthened in the Lord. showed them bread and fish on the
live coals.
ODI 4 Isakikoa tin endoxon ikonomia Sou ODE 4 I have heard of Thy Glorious FESTAL EXAPOSTEILARION -FOREFEAST TRANSFIGURATION - TONE 3
Hriste O Theos. Oti tehthis ek tis Divine Economy, O Christ my God,
that Thou were Born of the Virgin I Doxis efiemeni, olikos tis Entheou, to Sincerely desiring Glory Divine and
Parthenou, ina ek planis risi tous Nefos diakopsomen, tou geodous Holy, let us cut through the heavy
kravgazontas. Doxa ti dinami Sou, Maiden, so as to free from error
those who cry to Thee: Glory to Thy sarkiou, metarsii pros to Oros, to cloud of this earthly body, having
Kyrie. Thavor anelthontes, ke Moisi Ilia te, ascended the heights of Tabor the
Power, O Lord my God.
Mathiton tis protarhes simmetashin, Holy Mountain, and let us hasten to
ODI 5 O tou fotos diatmixas to
ODE 5 Thou divided the Light from the Theikis ellampseos aprositou, partake, with Moses and Elias, and
protogonon haos, os en foti ta erga primordial darkness, so that Thy axiothine spefsomen, Fos Foti with the Chosen Disciples, the
imni Se Hriste, ton Dimiourgon. En to Works, in the Light, may sing proslavontes. Divine, Unapproachable Illumination,
Praises to Thee, the Creator, O as we, in Light receive Light.
foti Sou, tas odous imon evthinon.
Christ. We now Entreat Thee: In
Thy Light make straight our ways.

ODI 6 En to thlivesthe me, evoisa pros ODE 6 When I was afflicted, I cried out
to the Lord, and He heard me, the
Kyrion, ke epikouse mou, O Theos tis

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