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Porevomeni de kirissete, legontes: ‘Oti “Go, preach, saying: ‘The Kingdom of

ingiken i Vasilia ton Ouranon!’ Heaven is at hand!’


“Asthenountas Therapevete, leprous “Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers,
Katharizete, nekrous
demonia ekvallete.
egirete, raise the dead, cast out demons.
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“Dorean elebete, dorean dote. “Freely you have received – freely
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12. ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY


St Kosmas & St Damianos of Rome Profitas, triton Didaskalous, ep’ ita
Dinamis, ita Harismata Iamaton,
Prophets, third Teachers, after that
Miracles, then Gifts of Healings,
Antilipsis, Kivernisis, geni Glosson. Helps, Administrations, varieties of
St Kosmas and St Damianos were born at Rome, brothers by birth, and Tongues.
Physicians by profession. They suffered at Rome during the reign of Mi pantes Apostoli? Mi pantes Profite? Are all Apostles? Are all Prophets? Are
Emperor Karinos (283-284). Mi pantes Didaskli? Mi pantes all Teachers? Are all Workers of
Brought up by their parents according to the Rules of Christian Piety, they Dinamis? Mi pantes Harismata Miracles? Do all have Gifts of
led strict and chaste lives, and were granted by Divine Grace, the Gift of ehousin Iamaton? Mi pantes Glosses Healings? Do all speak with
Healing. lalousi? Mi pantes dierminevousi? Tongues? Do all interpret?
Their generosity and exceptional kindness to all converted many to Christ,
for the unmercenary brothers told everyone they treated: “It is not by Siloute de ta Harismata to krittona. Earnestly desire the best Gifts.
our own power that we treat you, but by the Power of our Lord Jesus Ke eti kath’ ipervolin Odon imin diknimi: And yet I show you a more excellent
Christ, the True God. Believe in Him and be Healed.” Way:
Their refusal to accept any payment whatsoever for their cures soon
earned them the greatly respected title: “Unmercenary Physicians.” Ean tes Glosses ton anthropon lalo ke Although I speak with the Tongues of
Their Life of active Service to God and their great Spiritual Influence on the ton Angelon, Agapin de mi eho, men and of Angels, but have not
people around them led many into the Church, but which also attracted gegona halkos ihon i kimvalon Love, I have become sounding brass
the attention of the Roman authorities. alalazon. or a clanging cymbal.
Soldiers were sent to arrest the brothers, but having heard of this the Ke ean eho Profitian ke ido ta Mystyria And although I have the Gift of
Christian Community convinced St Kosmas and St Damianos to hide for panta ke pasan tin Gnosin, ke ean Prophecy, and understand all
a while until they could help them to escape. eho pasan tin Pistin, oste ori Mysteries and all Knowledge, and
When the soldiers were unable to find the Unmercenary Physicians, they methistanin, Agapin de mi eho, although I have all Faith, so that I
arrested the people who lived in their neighbourhood, which caused St ouden imi! could remove mountains, but have
Kosmas and St Damianos to surrender to the Roman authorities, not Love, I am nothing!
begging them to release their innocent neighbours.
They were tried before the Roman Emperor and they openly professed their
Ke ean psomiso panta ta iparhonta And although I bestow all my goods to
Faith in Christ our God, Who had come into the world to Save all mou, ke ean parado to soma mou ina feed the poor, and although I give
mankind and Redeem the fallen world from sin. kavthisome, Agapin de mi eho, ouden my body to be burnt, but have not
ofeloume! Love, it profits me nothing!
When commanded to offer sacrifices to the pagan gods, thereby
renouncing their Christian Faith, they adamantly refused to do so and I Agapi makrothimi, hristevete. I Agapi Love suffers long and is kind. Love
proclaimed: “We have done evil to no one, we are not involved with ou zili. I Agapi ou perperevete, ou does not envy. Love does not parade
the magic or sorcery of which you accuse us. We treat the infirm by fisioute, ouk ashimoni, ou ziti ta itself, is not puffed up, does not
the Power of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and we take no eaftis, ou paroxinete, ou logizete to behave rudely, does not seek its
payment for rendering aid to the sick, because our Lord commanded kakon, ou heri epi ti adikia, sigheri de own, is not provoked, thinks no evil,
His Disciples: ‘Freely have you received, freely give!”” (MATTHEW 10: 8). ti Alithia; panta stegi, panta Pistevi, does not rejoice in iniquity, but
The Emperor persisted with his demands for them to offer sacrifices to the panta elpizi, panta ipomeni. rejoices in the Truth; bears all
Roman gods, whereupon, through the Prayers of the Holy Brothers, things, believes all things, hopes all
Emperor Karinos was struck blind – in order for him to personally things, endures all things.
experience the Almighty Power of our Lord, Who does not forgive I Agapi oudepote ekpipti. Love never fails.
blasphemy against the Holy Spirit .
T H E H OLY G OSPEL ACCO RD ING TO S T M ATTHE W 10 : 1, 5 – 8
The witnesses, realising what had happened, cried out in wonder and
C HRIST OUR SAVIOUR CHOSE & INSTRUC TED HIS TWELVE APOSTLES
alarm: “Great is the Christian God! There is no other God but Him!”
Many of those who believed then besought the Unmercenary To Kero ekino, proskalesamenos O Iisous At that time, when our Lord Jesus had
Wonderworkers to Heal the Emperor, who also implored the Saints for tous Dodeka Mathitas Aftou, edoken Called His Twelve Disciples to Him,
Mercy, and even promised them that he would convert to the True God – aftis Exousian pnevmaton He gave them Power over unclean
he would accept our Lord Jesus Christ as his Lord and Saviour - so the akatharton, oste ekvallin afta, ke spirits – to cast them out – and to
Saints healed him. Therpievin pasan noson ke pasan Heal all kinds of disease.
After the sight of the Emperor had been restored, St Kosmas and St malakian.
Damianos were set free, and allowed to continue treating the sick and Toutous
the suffering citizens of Rome.
apestilen O Iisous, parangilas These Jesus sent out, having
aftis legon: “Is odon ethnon mi commanded them: “Do not go into
Sadly, what the hatred of the pagans and the ferocity of the Roman
apelthite, ke is polin Samariton mi the way of the Gentiles, and do not
authorities failed to do, was eventually accomplished by obsessive
iselthite. enter a city of the Samaritans.
jealousy and envy - of the worst passions of sinful human nature!
An older Physician, a Medical Instructor, under whom the Holy Brothers “Porevesthe de mallon pros ta Provata “Go to the Lost Sheep of the House of
had studied Medicine, grew extremely malevolent towards them until – ta Apololota Ikou Israil. Israel.

2. ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY 11.
driven to insane jealously that overwhelmed him - he plotted to kill the
much loved and venerated Wonderworkers.
He summoned the two unsuspecting Physicians who had formerly been his
Festal Divine Liturgy Hymns – St Kosmas & St Damianos most beloved and erudite students, and invited them to accompany him
to gather various medicinal herbs that grew in the countryside.
When they had gone far into the mountainous region, he murdered them
S EC OND F E STAL A NTIPHON – TONE 2 and threw their bodies into a river.
Soson imas, Iie Theou, O en Agiis Save us, O Son of God, Who art Thus these two Holy Brothers, the Wonderworking Unmercenary Physicians,
Thavmastos, psallontas Si, Allilouia! Wondrous in Thy Saint, who sing to St Kosmas and St Damianos, ended their Earthly Journey as Martyrs, for,
Thee: Alleluia! although they had devoted their entire life to the Christian Service of
God and their neighbors, and, by the Grace of God, had escaped the
H Y MNS OF THE I SOD IKON / S M ALL E NTRANCE :
Roman sword, they were treacherously murdered by their respected
F E STAL A P OLY TIKION – S T KOSMAS & ST D AM IANOS OF R OM E
and trusted Teacher!
T ONE (8) PLAGAL 4 The Lord our God Glorifies those who are pleasing to Him, and, through the
Intercessory Prayers of St Kosmas and St Damianos, God continues to
Agii Anargiri ke Thavmatourgi, Holy Unmercenaries and Workers of grant Healing to all who with Faith, beseech the Wonderworkers for their
episkepsasthe tas asthenias imon. Miracles, visit upon all our ailments Holy Assistance.
Dorean elavete dorean dote imin and weaknesses, a Gift have you Oddly enough, in addition to these Wonderworking, Unmercenary Saints,
received, a Gift do give to us. named St Kosmas and St Damianos of Rome, there were four other
F E STAL KO NTAKION – S T K OSMAS & S T D AM IANOS Wonderworking, Unmercenary Physicians named St Kosmas and St
Damianos of Asia Minor (1 November), and of Arabia (17 October).
I tin Harin lavontes ton Iamaton, Having obtained the Grace of Healing,
efaploute tin rosin tis en anagkes, grant Health to those in need! O
Iatri Thavmatorgi Endoxi. Alla ti Kosmas and Damianos, Physicians
imin episkepsi, ke ton polemion ta and Most Glorious Wonderworkers,
thrasi katavalete, TON KOSMON Visit us, putting down the insolence
IOMENI EN TIS THAVMASI. of our enemies, And by Your
Miracles, BRING HEALING TO THE Festal Matins Service – St Kosmas & St Damianos
UNIVERSE! KINDLY USE THE SERVICE BOOK UNTIL THIS POINT,
S EASONAL KO NTAKION - THE EVE R B LE SSED THEO TOKOS T HE N CAR EFU LLY F OLLOW IN S TRUC TI ON S W ITH R EGAR D T O TH ES E H YM NS

Prostasia ton Hristianon akateskhinte, O Protection of the Christians


mesitia pros ton Piitin ametathete, mi unashamable, Mediation to the P S ALM 117 /118
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
Paridis, amartolon deiseon fonas, alla Creator Immovable, despise not, the
profthason os agathi, is tin voithian pleading voices of those in sin, but Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to
imon, ton pistos kravgazonton Si: hasten O Good One, to the Aid of Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
Tahinon is presvian, ke spefson is all who in Faith cry out to Thee: Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord!
ikesian, i prostatevousa ai, Theotoke, speed up Thine Intercession, and
ton timonton Se. press on Thy Supplication, O
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! ✶
Theotokos who forever protects all
those who honour Thee! 2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but
P ROKE IME NON – P SALM 15 - T ONE 4 Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. ✶ in the Name of the Lord I drove
Para them back. ✶
Tis Agiis tis en ti Gi Aftou To the Saints on His Earth, in them He 3. Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti
ethavmastosen O Kyrios, panta ta Magnified all His Will. Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is
thelimata Aftou en aftis. Marvellous in our eyes. ✶
FESTAL APOLYTIKION - ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS - TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
Prooromin ton Kyrion enopion mou I beheld the Lord always before me; for
diapantos, oti ek dexion mou estin, He is at my right hand, that I may
Agii Anargiri ke Thavmatourgi, Holy Unmercenaries and Workers of
ina mi saleftho. episkepsasthe tas asthenias imon. Miracles, visit upon all our ailments
not be shaken.
Dorean elavete dorean dote imin and weaknesses, a Gift have you
F IRST EP ISTLE OF S T P AUL TO TH E C ORINTH IANS 12 : 27 – 13 : 8 received, a Gift do give to us..
THE D IVINE GIFT OF LOVE IS THE MOST SUPERIOR OF ALL GIFTS
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Adelphi: imis este Soma Hristou ke meli Brethren: You are the Body of Christ, and to the Holy Spirit
en merous. and members individually.
Agii Anargiri ke Thavmatourgi, Holy Unmercenaries and Workers of
Ke ous men etheto O Theos en ti And God has appointed these in the episkepsasthe tas asthenias imon. Miracles, visit upon all our ailments
Ekklisia: proton Apostolous, defteron Church: first Apostles, second Dorean elavete Dorean dote imin and weaknesses, a Gift have you
received, a Gift do give to us..
10. ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY 3.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ages. Makariotate, Damiane Panaidime, the shining sun, there is the force of
eonon. tou Kyriou Therapontes, presvevte Your Remedies and Cures, O Blessed
ton psihon imon. St Kosmas and All Famous St
Amin Amen Damian, as Servants of Christ our
T H E OTOKION - T ONE (8) P LAGAL 4
Lord, with Whom You Intercede on
O di’ imas gennithis ek Parthenou ke Thou Who for our sake was born of a our souls’ behalf.
stavrosin ipominas Agathe, O Virgin, and suffered crucifixion, O ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Thanato to Thanaton skilefsas ke Good One, and despoiled Death and to the Holy Spirit.
egersin dixas os Theos, mi paridis ous through Death, and as God, revealed
eplasas ti Hiri Sou. Dixon tin Resurrection: despise not Thy Love Pigi iamaton ehontes, Agii Anargyri, tas Since You have a Fountain of Healings,
Filanthropian Sou eleimon. Dexe tin for mankind, O Merciful One; accept iasis parehete pasi tis deomenis, os O Holy Unmercenaries, You dispense
tekousan se Theotokon, Presvevousan the Birth-giver of God Who bore Megiston Doreon axiothents, para tis Cures to all in need, for You have
iper imon ke Soson Sotir imon, laon Thee, and Who entreats Thee for us: Aenaou Pigis tou Sotiros Hristou. Fisi been granted Great Gifts from the
apegnosmenon.. and Save Thy despairing people, O gar pros imas O Kyrios, os omozilous Ever Flowing Wellspring of Christ
our Saviour! ton Apostolon. Idou dedoka imin tin our Saviour. The Lord said to You
S M ALL LI TANY  exousian, kata pnevmaton who emulate the Zeal of the
F IRST FE STAL K ATH ISMA – ST KOSMA S & S T D AM IANOS
akatharton, oste afta ekvallin, ke Apostles: ‘Behold! I have granted
T ONE (8) PLAGAL 4
therpevin pasan noson, ke pasan you Authority over unclean spirits,
Ouranothen Thavmaton tin dorean, From the Heavens, in a wonderful malakian. Dio tis prostagmasin so that You might drive them out
paradoxos lavontes para Hristou, manner, You have received from Aftou kalos politevsameni, dorean and Cure every disease and illness.’
panta therapevete, aenaos ta pathi. Christ our Saviour and God, the gift elavete, dorean parehete, iatrevontes Having truly lived according to His
En imin gar ofthi, i Haris tou of working Miracles. And You ta pathi ton psihon, ke ton somaton Commandments, freely You received
Pnevmatos, Ergousa Thion iaseon continue to Cure all ills. For the imon. and therefore, freely You give,
Dinamin. Othen ke aftharton, Grace of the Spirit was clealy active Healing the ailments of our soul and
Agathon evporian, ti Pisti ektisasthe, in You, manifesting His Power in body.
Anargyro fronimati, Theofori Healings and Divine Cures. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Anargyri. Presvevsate Hristo to Therefore, by Your Faith and eonon. ages.
Theo, ton ptesmaton afesin Unmercenary mindset, You gained an
aorisasthe, tis eortazousi potho, tin abundance of Incorruptible Amin Amen
Agian Mnimin imon. Blessings, O God-bearing T H E OTOKION

Unmercenaries. Intercede with Ek pantion kindinon, tous doulous Sou Guard Thy servants from dangers of
Christ our God, that He grant
filatte, Evlogimeni Theotoke, ina Se every kind, O Blessed Theotokos, so
Forgiveness of offences to those who
Doxazomen, tin Elpida ton psihon that we may Glorify Thee – the Hope
with longing observe Your Holy
of our soul!
Memory.
G RE AT D OX OL OGY 
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, F E STAL A P OLY TIKION - S T K OSM AS & S T D AM IANOS - T ONE (8)
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and P L AGAL 4
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
Agii Anargiri ke Thavmatourgi, Holy Unmercenaries and Workers of
Amin Amen episkepsasthe tas asthenias imon. Miracles, visit upon all our ailments
T H E OTOKION – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 Dorean elavete dorean dote imin and weaknesses, a Gift have you
received, a Gift do give to us..
Os Parthenon ke monin en Gynexi, Se Now we, all generations of mankind,
Asporos tekousan Theon Sarki, pase call Thee Blessed among women, for
makarzomen genee ton anthropon. Thou alone gave Birth in the Flesh to
To gar pir esinosen, en Si tis God without seed, as Virgin. For the
Theotitos, ke os vrefos thilazis, ton Fire of Divinity, truly, dwelt inside
Ktistin ke Kyrion. Othen ton Angelon, Thee; and Thou nursed as an Infant
ke anthropon to genos, axios the Creator and Lord of all.
doxazomen, ton Panagion Tokon Sou, Therefore, all the Angels and we
humans are joining to Glorify
ke simfonos Voomen Si. Presveve to
worthily the All Holy Son Thou bore,
So Iio ke Theo, ton ptesmaton afesin
and together we Call to Thee:
dorisasthe, tis katafevgousi Pisit, ti Intercede with Christ our God that
skepi Sou, Ahrante. He grant Forgiveness of offences to
those who faithfully honour Thine
Immaculate Childbirth.

4. ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY 9.
L AUD S - FE STAL S TIHE RA -S T KO SMAS & S T D AM IANOS - T ONE 4 S EC OND F E STAL K ATH ISM A – ST KO SM AS & S T D AM IANOS -
TONE 4
Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts;
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the Tin fedran Panigirin, ton Anargyron, i O Believers, let us keep the Joyous
Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty. Pisti telesomen, kathiketevontes Feast of the Unmercenary Saints, and
aftous, ina imas apallattosi, pantion let us earnestly Entreat that they will
Namasi tou Pnevmatos, os potami Like surging rivers awash with
noson, psihis te ke somatos. rid us of all disease, and also Cure
prosklizomeni, ke safos pelagizontes, overflowing Waves of the Spirit You
every ailment of body and soul.
tin Ktisin ardevete, tes Theosimies, ke now irrigate the world with Your
tes paradoxis, ton iamaton parohes, Miracles and Your overflowing ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ke psihofthora pathi xirenete, ke abundance of Healings and store of ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
nosous therapevete, ke figadevete paradoxical Cures, and You dry up eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
pnevmata, Theofori Anargiri, the passions that harm the soul. O Amin Amen
presvevte ton psihon imon. God-Bearing Unmercenaries, our
T H E OTOKION – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4
diseases You remedy, evil spirits
You drive away, as You pray on Prostasia amarhe, ton thlivomenon, ke Unassailable Guardian of those in
behalf of our soul. thermi antilipsis, ton pepithoton epi trouble, Ardent helper of those who
Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite Praise Him with the sound of the Se, ek ton kindinon me litrose. Si gar place their every hope on Thee,
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and iparhis, i panton voithia. from every danger Deliver me. Thou
harp. art the Help and Assistance of all in
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need.
Namasi tou Pnevmatos, os potami Like surging rivers awash with F E STAL KO NTAKION – S T K OSMAS & S T D AM IANOS – T ONE 2
prosklizomeni, ke safos pelagizontes, overflowing Waves of the Spirit You
tin Ktisin ardevete, tes Theosimies, ke now irrigate the world with Your I tin Harin lavontes ton Iamaton, Having obtained the Grace of Healing,
tes paradoxis, ton iamaton parohes, Miracles and Your overflowing efaploute tin rosin tis en anagkes, grant Health to those in need! O
ke psihofthora pathi xirenete, ke abundance of Healings and store of Iatri Thavmatorgi Endoxi. Alla ti Cosmas and Damianos, Physicians
nosous therapevete, ke figadevete paradoxical Cures, and You dry up imin episkepsi, ke ton polemion ta and Most Glorious Wonderworkers,
pnevmata, Theofori Anargiri, the passions that harm the soul. O thrasi katavalete, TON KOSMON Visit us, putting down the insolence of
presvevte ton psihon imon. God-Bearing Unmercenaries, our IOMENI EN TIS THAVMASI. our enemies, And by Your Miracles,
diseases You remedy, evil spirits BRING HEALING TO THE UNIVERSE!
You drive away, as You pray on F E STAL I KOS – S T K OSMAS & S T D AM IANOS
behalf of our soul.
Pasis sineseos ke sofias, iperkite O Logos Surpassing all understanding and
Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance; ton Sofon Iatron, ke pasi gnosin wisdom was the speech of the Wise
Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe parehousi. Tou gar Ipsistou Harin Physicians, who impart Knowledge
Pathi alogotata, kathipotaxantes Agii, O Saints: You subordinated the lavondes, aoratos tin rosin dorounte to all. For they received the Grace of
psihikes tes dinamesin, anthropis ke irrational passions to higher pasin. Othen kami diigiseos Harin the Most High, and to all invisibly
ktinesi, tas evergesias, epihorigite, faculties of the soul, becoming dedorinte, imnise os Theoforous, grant health. Therefore, to me, they
para Hristou tin dorean, ton iamaton immensely rich with the Gift of evarestous Hristou ke Therapontas, have granted the Gift of Narration, in
kataploutisantes. Dio tin ieran imon Healing, which was granted to Thee iamaton plithi parehontas. order to extol them as God-Bearers
ke fotoforon panigirin, ektelountes by Christ God; therefore You Algidonon gar pantas litrounte, TON and Servants of Christ, pleasing and
etoumetha, fotismon tes psihes imon. dispense the Wealth of Benefactions KOSMON IOMENI EN TIS THAVMASI. acceptable, who provide many cures.
to mankind and beasts alike. And They relieve everyone from pan, and
thus for the Illumination of our THEY CURE THE WORLD BY THEIR
souls we entreat You now, in MIRACLES.
observing the luminous Sacred Feast S Y NAX ARION – 1 JU LY

of Your memory.
Ti A’ tou aftou minos, Mnimi ton Agion On the first day of this month we
Enite Afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals; ke Thavmatourgon Anargyron Commemorate the Holy and
Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa praise Him with loud cymbals. Let Kosma ke Damianou, ton en Romi Wonderworking Unmercenaries, St
pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise teliothenton. Kosmas & St Damianos, who were
the Lord Perfected in Holy Martyrdom in
O Thios Naos imon, os Ouranos Your Most Sacred Temple has been Rome.
anadedikte, fotavgis ke Ouranios, os revealed as being like the sky itself – Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Commemorate our
astra ta Thavmata, ta Sotiriodi, nin bright and celestial – for stars there imon Vasiliou, tou sistisamenou tin Righteous Father, St Basil, who
proskektimenos, ke osper ilion fedron, are Miracles, which You work to Save Monin tou Vatheos Riakos. founded the Monastery of the Deep
ton iamaton Thian energian, Kosma us from our many ailments, and for Stream.

8. ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY ST KOSMAS & ST DAMIANOS, UNMERCENARY PHYSICIANS OF ROME – 1 JULY 5.
Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Osiou Petrou, On this day we Commemorate our Pateron Kyrios ke Theos, Evlogitos i. they sang in Joy: “Blessed art Thou
and praised above all: O Lord God of
Patrikiou genomenou en tis Righteous Father, St Peter the
our Fathers!”
Evandrou. Patrician, who was in the district of
Evandros. ODI 8 ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ODE 8 ✞We Praise, we Bless and we
O Osios Leon O Erimitis, gimnos diagon, On this day our Righteous Father, St Proskinoumen ton Kyrios. Worship the Lord!
en irini telioute. Leo the Hermit, who passed his life Pedas evagis en ti kamino O Tokos tis The Offspring of the Theotokos saved
in nakedness, Reposed in Peace. Theotokou diesosato, tote men the Holy Children in the furnace.
I Agii Dishilii Martyres xifi teliounte. On this day the 2000 Holy Martyrs were tipoumenos, nin de energoumenos tin He Who was then prefigured has
ikoumenin apasan agiri psallousan. since been born on earth, and He
Perfected in Holy Martyrdom by the
Ton Kyrion imnite ta Erga ke gathers together all Creation to sing:
sword.
iperipsoute is pantas tous eonas. “O ye Works of the Lord: Bless ye the
I Agii Ikosi Pente Martyres i en On this day the 25 Holy Martyrs of Lord and exalt Him above all
Nikomidia piri teliounte. Nicomedia were Perfected in Holy M AGNIF IC AT  forever!”
Martyrdom by fire. K ATAV ASIA OF THE EVER BL ESSE D T HE OTOKOS - 9T H O DE

Tes afton Agiis Presvies, O Theos, By their Holy Intercessions, O God, have Apas gigenis skiratato to pnevmati Let every mortaL born on earth,
eleison imas. Mercy on us. lampadouhoumenos. Panigirizeto de carrying his lamp, in spirit leap for
Amin. Amen ailon noon fisis, gererousa TA IERA Joy; and let the Orders of Angelic
K ATAV ASIA OF THE EVER BL ESSE D T HE OTOKOS - T ONE 4 THAVMASIA tis Theomitoros ke voato. Powers celebrate and honour THE
Heris, Pammakariste Theotoke Agni, HOLY FEAST of the Theotokos, and
ODI 1 Anixo to stoma mou ke ODE 1 I shall open my mouth and the Aiparthene. let them cry: “Hail, All Blessed
plirothisete Pnevmatos ke logon Spirit will inspire it, and I shall utter Theotokos, Pure and Ever Virgin!”
erevxome ti Vasilidi Mitri. Ke the words of my song to the Queen SMALL LITANY & PRAISES 
ofthisome fedros Panigirizon ke aso and Mother: I shall be seen F E STAL EX APOSTE IL ARION – S T K OSM AS & S T D AM IANOS - T ONE 3
gnothomenos TAFTIS TA THAVMATA. radiantly keeping Feast and
JOYFULLY PRAISING HER MIRACLES Tin Harin ton iaseon, ek Theou ilifotes, Since You received from God the Grace
ODI 3 Tous Sous Imnologous, Theotoke, ODE 3 O Mother of God, Thou living Anargiri Makarii, iatrevete nosous, to effect Healings, You Cure all
ke therapevete pantas, tous Pistos manner of disease, O Blessed
izosa ke Afthonos Pigi, Thiason and plentiful Fount, grant strength
prostrehontas, to Thio imon temeni. Unmercenaries, and You grant
Sigkrotisantas Pnevmatikon, to those united in Spiritual
Fellowship, who sing Hymns of Dia touto simfonos, makarizomen Healing to the ailing who hasten with
stereoson. Ke en ti Thia Doxi Sou
axios, tin septin imon mnimin. Faith to Your Holy Shrine.
Stefanon Doxis Axioson. Praise to Thee: and in Thy Divine
Glory grant them Crowns of Glory. Therefore, as is worthy, together we
observe Your Most Solemn Memorial.
ODI 4 Tin anexihniaston Thian Voulin ODE 4 Perceiving the Unsearchable T H E OTOKION – T ONE 3
tis ek tis Parthenou Sarkoseos Sou to Purpose of God concerning Thine
Ipsistou O Profitis Abbakoum Incarnation from a Virgin, O Most Ekiisas Panahrante, ton Theou Theon O Lady, All Immaculate: Thou bore the
High, the Prophet Habakkuk cried: Logon, to kosmo tin Sotirion, Word of God and God Who Wisely
katanoon ekravgaxe. Doxa ti Dinami
Glory to Thy Power, O Lord! ektelounta pansofos, ikonomian wrought the Excellent Plan for the
Sou, Kyrie
aristin. Dia touto Se pantes, world’s Salvation. All of us, for this
5 Exesti ta simpanta epi ti Thia ODE 5 The whole world was amazed
ODI imnologoumen axios, os reasons, as is worthy, extol Thee for
Doxi Sou. Si gar, apirogame at Thy Divine Glory: for Thou, O presvevousan touto. Litrothine imas Entreating Him to deliver us from
Parthene, eshes en Mitra ton epi Virgin, Who has not known wedlock, noson, ke pantion kindinon. illness and every kind of danger.
Panton Theon ke tetokas ahronon has been Translated from earth to
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Iion, pasi tis imnousi Se Sotirian the Eternal Mansions to the Life ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD
vravevousa. without end, bestowing Salvation
upon all who sing Thy praises. Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath praise
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the
ODI 6 Tin Thian Taftin ke Pantimon ODE 6 As we celebrate this Sacred and Afton en tis Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest.
Telountes Eortin i Theofrones tis Solemn Feast of the Theotokos, let to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God.
us come, clapping our hands, O
Theomitoros, defte tas hiras
people of the Lord, and Glorifying Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him,
krotisomen, ton ex aftis tehthenta Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. all His Powers. To Thee praise is
God Who was Born of her.
Theon Doxazontes. Si prepi imnos to Theo. due, O God.
7 The Holy Children bravely
7 Ouk
ODE
ODI elatrefsan ti ktisi i
trampled upon the threatening fire,
Theoforones para ton Ktisanta. Alla
preferring not to worship created
piros apilin andrios patisantes,
things rather than the Creator, and
herontes epsallon. Iperimnite, O ton

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