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Matins Hymns – St Paisios the New of Mount Athos
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PRAISE TO
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GOD
SALM
FOR
117 /118
HIS EVERLASTING MERCY St Paisios of Mount Athos
Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to
Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord! Grumbling, complaining and criticising
1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good; is caused by misery
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! ✶ for His Mercy endures forever! ✶
but it can be put aside or avoided
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
by Doxology – by praising the Lord our God!
3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti them back. ✶ All negative behaviour and attitude
Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is begets even more negativity,
Marvellous in our eyes. ✶
while Doxology begets Doxology,
M E NAION - A P OLYTIKION – S T P AISIOS - T ONE (5) P LAGAL 1 for when we do not complain
Tis entheou Agapis to pir dexamenos, Once the Fire of Love for our Lord was about things that trouble us
ipervallousi askisi edothis olos Theo lit in Thee, through Ascetical Rigor
ke paraklisis pollon anthropon Thou gave Thyself to God. O God-
but instead we praise
gegonas, logis Thiis noutheton, bearing Paisios, for many Thou and offer Thanksgiving to God,
prosevhees Thavmaourgon, Paisie became Consolation, granting
Theofore, Ke nin presvevis apafstos Counsel with God-Inspired Words,
the devil is frustrated
iper pantos tou kosmou, Osie. and by Thy Prayers, working and he departs from us to others
Wonders. And now, O Devout One,
Thou Intercede unceasingly for the
who are negative and miserable,
whole world. in order to cause everything
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, to become even worse for them!
and to the Holy Spirit
We must always remember
Tis entheou Agapis to pir dexamenos, Once the Fire of Love for our Lord was that the more we grumble, complain and criticise,
ipervallousi askisi edothis olos Theo lit in Thee, through Ascetical Rigor
ke paraklisis pollon anthropon Thou gave Thyself to God. O God- the more we fall into ruin and Spiritual Death!
gegonas, logis Thiis noutheton, bearing Paisios, for many Thou
prosevhees Thavmaourgon, Paisie became Consolation, granting The evil one persistently tries to deceive us
Theofore, Ke nin presvevis apafstos Counsel with God-Inspired Words, and causes us to be displeased with everything.
iper pantos tou kosmou, Osie. and by Thy Prayers, working
Wonders. And now, O Devout One, However, we can and must
Thou Intercede unceasingly for the celebrate all aspects of life
whole world.
in a Spiritual Manner - with Doxology –
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages. thereby securing our Lord’s constant Blessings!
Amin Amen

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T H E OTOKION - T ONE (5) P L AGAL 1

Here, Pili Kyriou i adiodevtos! Here, Hail, O Impassable Gate of the Lord!
Tihos ke Skepi ton prostrehonton is Hail, Wall and Shelter of those who
Se! Here, Ahimaste Limin ke take refuge in Thee! Hail, O
Apirogame! I tekousa en Sarki ton Stormless Haven and Unwedded One
piiton Sou ke Theon, Presvevousa mi who brought forth in the Flesh Thy
Ellipis iper ton animnounton ke Maker and Thy God! Ceaselessly

St Paisios of Mount Athos


Proskinounton ton Tokon Sou. Intercede on behalf of those who
extol and worship the Son Thou
S M ALL LI TANY  Bore.
F IRST FE STAL K ATH ISMA – S T P AISIOS THE NE W - T ONE 1

Zoin Angelikin, os i pale Pateres, en O Devout Paisios, on Mount Athos and


The devil does not hunt for those who are lost . Atho ke Sina ke Stomio diilthes, Sinai, and Stomion, Thou led, like the
He hunts for those who are aware – Pasisie Osie, ke tous pantas Fathers before Thee, a Truly Angelic
proetrepsas ergis logis te katafronin Life, and by it Thou exhorted all to
those who are close to God. ton mateon, monis de psihis disdain all things and deeds and
He robs from them epimelisthe apafstos. Iperhi gar words that are useless, and to never
Athanatos. cease to concentrate every effort to
their trust in our Lord God care for our immortal soul.
and afflicts them ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
with arrogant self-assurance, logic, and to the Holy Spirit
thoughts and criticism. Tin Thian Sou Lampros Eortazontes We celebrate the Feast of Thy memory
Mnimin, kikloumen evlavos ton Son with Splendour and Reverently
Therefore we should never trust pansepton Tafon, Patir imon Paisie, surround Thy Most Venerable
our logical mind. Evgnomonos simplekontes anthi Gravesite, O our Father Paisios; and
evosma ton Ieron egkomion. Tafta with gratitude we now weave Sacred
prosdexe ke tas imon ikesias Theo Hymns of Praise like wreaths of
diavivason. flowers most fragrant. Accept these
now, as we Entreat The to present
our own Fervent Prayers to God.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ages.
eonon.
Amin Amen
T H E OTOKION – T ONE 1

Maria, Katharon O Despotis Dohion O Maria, when our Lord found a Pure,
evron Se epi Gis, Ouranon Platiteran Holy Vessel on Earth in Thee, He
anedixe Se, Panagne, en gastri Sou showed Thee to be Wider than
Sarkoumenos. Othen platinon imon Heaven, O Virgin All Pure, when He
to stoma ke plison Sis eneseos, opos was Incarnate within Thy Womb.
ta Sa megalia Doxazomen, Despina. Wherefore, open wide our mouth, O
Loady, and fill them with Thy
Praises, that we may Glorify Thou
Extolling of the Great things He did
for Thee.
S EC OND F E STAL K ATH ISM A – S T P AISIOS TH E NEW - T ONE 4

Adialiptos evhi, fiseos via diarkis, Thine Amazing Life consisted of


ipomoni en pirasmis, evharistia en Unceasing Prayer, Unrelenting
pant ii vioti Sou ipirxe, Theofron Violence upon Thy nature’s bonds,
Pater. Eshes gar os pir en ti kardia Patience in trials, and Gratitude in all
Sou Philotimian Thavmastin things. For within Thy heart Thou
ekpigazousan, ek tis ametrou had a wonderful integrity and Love
evgnomonos Agapis pros ton for Honour burning like fire, which
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Despotin ke Kyrion, di On ke thniskin emanated from immense and ardent, praotitos. Gentleness.
sfodros epothis kath’ ekastin imeran. grateful Love for our Lord and Skopon seafton, mi ke ou pirasthis. Look to yourself lest you, too, be
Master, for Whom Thou longingly
tempted.
desired to die each day, O Godly-
minded Father. Allilon ta vari astazete, ke outos Bear one another’s burdens, and so
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, anaplirosate ton Nomon tou Hristou. fulfil the Law of Christ.
T H E H OLY G OSPEL ACCO RD ING TO S T LU KE 6 : 17 - 23
and to the Holy Spirit
Simpathestatos Patir, simvoulos ontos O Holy Father, Thou wast a most To kero ekino, esti O iisous epi topou At that time, our Lord Jesus stood on a
aplanis, planomenon pedevtis ke ton Compassionate, Unerring Counselor, pedinou, ke ohlos Mathiton Aftou, ke level place, with a great crowd of His
planonton elegktis gegonas, Pater, Guide to those who had erred, and plithos poli tou laou apo pasis tis Disciples, and a great multitude of
parehon eni ekasto iama psihis to Rebuker of those who led others Ioudeas ke Ierousalim ke tis paraliou people from all Judea and Jerusalem,
prosforoteron, metron en to zigo tis astray. To each Thou granted the Tirou ke Sindonos, i ilthon akouse and the coast of tyre and Sidon, who
diakriseos. Ek tis Theosinetou Sou right Spiritual Remedy, measured by aftou ke iathine apo ton noson afton, went to hear Him, and to be Healed
kardias omou gar elizon, Agie, i Thy Holy Discernment. Parental ke i ohloumeni apo pnevmaton of their diseases – and those who
storgiki Sou philadelphia ke i Love and Brotherly Affection, as well akatharto, ke etherapevonto. were troubled with unclean spirit
philefsplaghnos pedagogia. as Caring Instruction flowed from were cured.
Thy heart, which correctly Ke pas O ohlos eziti aptesthe aftou, oti And all the crowd sought to touch Him,
Understood, being Divinely dinamis par’ aftou exirheto ke iato for Power went forth from Him and
Illumined. pantas. Healed them all.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ages. Ke aftos eparas tous ofthalmous aftou is And He lifted up His Eyes to His
eonon. Amen tous Mathitas Aftou elege: Makarii i Disciples, and said: “Blessed art you
Amin tohi, oti imetera Estin i Vasilia tou who art poor, for yours is the
T HE OTOKION - T ONE 4 Theou. Kingdom of God.

Megalia Alithos O Panton Plastis ke Great Things truly in Thee did God our Makarii i penontes nin, oti Blessed art you who hunger now, for
hrtasthisesthe. you shall be satisfied.
Theos Si epiisen, Agni, dio iketeve Creator, O Pure Maiden, as Thou
Afton tou Megaline to Eleos epi said. Wherefore, now earnestly, Makarii i kleontes nin, oti gelasete,. Blessed art you who weep now, for you
pantas, opos en Hara apafstos Intercede with Him to grant us His shall rejoice.
psallomen. Axion Esti Makarizin Se, Mercy, so that we may sing with Makarii este otan misisosin imas i Blessed art you when men hate you,
tin Herouvim ke Seraphim iperteran, unceasingly Joy: It is fitting to Bless
anthropi, ke otan aforisosin imas ke and when they exclude you, and
os Mitera Iparhousan tou en Ipsistis Thee, O Theotokos, who art Greater
onidisosi ke ekvalosi to Onoma imon revile you, and cast out your name as
Theou ke Ktistou ke Sotiros tou in Honour and Glory than the
os ponron eneka tou Iiou tou evil, on account of the Son of Man!
kosmou. Cherubim and Seraphim, for Thou
Anthropou.
gave Birth to the Most High God
Who is our Creator and Saviour of Harite en eini ti imera ke skirtisate - “Rejoice in that day, and leap for Joy,
the world. Idou gar! O misthos imon polis en to for behold! Your Reward is Great in
T H IRD FE STAL K ATHISMA – S T P AISIOS THE NEW - T ONE 3 Ourano! Heaven!”
To pir tou Zilou Sou ke tous Agonas Sou Who could know Thy Zeal that burnt
tis iden, Osie? I tis Agapis Sou tous like fire, O Holy One? Or know all
airritous potamous tis dinate Thy Struggles, or measure out Thy
ekmetrise? Kath’ imeran ethniskes, Love that coursed abundantly from
rosin didon tis kamnousin. I de ke thee like ever flowing rivers, O Saint?
idinaso, tin kardian Sou edokas an, Every day Thou died again, as Thou
mimoumenos Hristou tin Strengthened the Suffering. And had
Evsplaghnian, tou iper panton it been possible, Thou would have
kenothentos. given Thy heart itself, in imitation of
the Tender Mercy of Christ Who
Emptied Himself for all.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit
Thian anavasin diatithemenos, apo tis Thou were inclined, O Saint, to Divine
praxeos, Osie, efthasas is katarotita Ascent, thus from the Active Life, O
psihis ke Dinamin Theorias. Othen Devout One, Thou attained to Perfect

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Theofore. Ke nin Presvevis apafstos with God-Inspired Words, and by imin edokas aretis, Pater, Klimaka, os Purity of soul, and capable
iper pantos tou kosmou, Osie. Thy Prayers, working Wonders. And Vathmidas ehousan tous Theosofous Contemplation. Wherefore, for our
now Thou Intercede unceasingly for logous Sou, di’ on apo vithou Benefit, O Father, Thou hast granted
P ATRONAL AP OLY TIKION  the whole world, O Holy One, empathias is ipsos apathias us a Ladder of all the Virtues, with
F E STAL KO NTAKION – S T PAISIOS THE NEW O F M OU NT A TH OS – anerhometha. Thy Godly-Wise Words as rungs,
TONE (8) PLAGAL 4 whereby from the basement of
passions we clamber up to the
Angelikos epi tis Gis politevsamenos ke Leading Thy Life on Earth in an Angelic Height of dispassion.
di’ Agapis lampsas, Osie Paisie, manner, and brightly shining
monazonton mega stirigma through Thy Love, O Holy Paisios, Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
anedihthis, ton Piston hirsgogos pros Thou became a Great Encouragement eonon. ages.
vion Agion, ikoumenis de entrifima to Monastics, and a Guide for the Amin Amen
glikitaton dio krazomen. Heris, Pater Faithful to a Holy Life, for the whole
T H E OTOKION – T ONE 3
Pagkosmie. wide world, a Source of Sweet Divine
Delight. So we shout to Thee: Hail! Ti Se kalesomen, Miter Animfevte? What shall we call Thee now, O Pure
O Father, known throughout the Angelon Despinan, kosmou Unwed Mother? Mistress of all
world! mesitrian, Thion Hariton Thisavron, Angels, Treasure of Divine Grace,
S EASONAL KO NTAKION - E VE R BL ESSED T HE OTOKOS alavastron Thiou Myrou, Vaton Mediatrix of the world, Vial of Divine
akaflekton, stamnon Manna Myrrh, Unconsumed Burning Bush,
Prostasia ton Hristianon akateskhinte, O Protector of the Christians
vastazousan, klimaka metagousan Jar of Manna, Ladder from Earth to
mesitia pros ton Piitin ametathete, mi Unashamable, Mediator to the
apo gis pros Ournia, ke Skepin the Celestial Abodes, and Shelter,
Paridis, amartolon deiseon fonas, Creator Immovable, despise not, the
Ouranon Platiteran, skepousan imas Wider than Heaven, which Protects
alla profthason os agathi, is tin pleading voices of those in sin, but
ke diasozousan. and Saves us.
voithian imon, ton pistos hasten O Good One, to the Aid of all
kravgazonton Si: Tahinon is of us, who in Faith cry out to Thee:
SMALL LITANY – FESTAL ANABATHMI
presvian, ke spefson is ikesian, i speed up Thine Intercession, and 
prostatevousa ai, Theotoke, ton present Thy Supplication, O
P ROKE IME NON – S T P AISIOS – P SALM 115 /116 - T ONE 4
Timonton Se. Theotokos who always protects all
those who honour Thee! Timios enantion Kyriou O Thanatos Precious in the Sight of our Lord is the
T RISAGION HY MN  tou Osiou Aftou. (2) Death of His Holy One. (2)
F E STAL P ROKE IM E NON – P SALM 149 – TO NE (7) V ARY S /GR AVE
STIHOS Ti
antapodosomen to Kyrio VERSE What shall we give back to the
Kavhisonte Osii en Doxi ke agalliasonte The Holy Ones shall boast in Glory and peri panton, on antapedoken imin? Lord for all He rendered to us?
epi ton kiton afton. they shall greatly Rejoice on their Timios enantion Kyriou O Thanatos Precious in the Sight of our Lord is the
beds.
tou Osiou Aftou. Death of His Holy One.
Asate to Kyrio asma kenon, i enesis Sing to the Lord a New Song. His praise
aftou en ekklisia Osion. in the Assembly of His Holy Ones. SMALL LITANY – PRAISES ➔
T H E E PISTLE OF S T P AUL TO TH E G AL ATIANS 5: 22 – 6: 2 T H E H OLY G OSPEL ACCO RD ING TO S T M ATTHE W 11 : 27 – 30

Adelphi, O Karpos tou Brethren, the Fruit of the Spirit is Love, Ipen Kyrio tis eaftou Mathites: “...Panta At that time, our Lord Jesus said: “... All
Pnevmatos Estin Agapi, Hara, Irini, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, mi paredothi ipo tou Patros Mou, ke things have been delivered to Me by
Makrothimia, Hristotis, Agathosini, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, oudis epiginoski ton Iion, i mi O My Father, and no one knows the
Pisits, Praotis, Egkratia. Self-control. Patir. Son except the Father.
Kata ton tiouton ouk esti Nomos. Against such there is no Law. “Oude ton Patera tis epiginoski, i mi O “Nor does anyone know the Father,
Iios, ke O ean voulite O Iios except the Son, and the one to
I de tou Hristou tin sarka estevrosan sin Those who belong to Christ Jesus have apokalipse. whom the Son Wills to reveal Him.
tis pathimasi ke tes epithimies. Crucified the flesh with its passions
and desires. “Defte pros me pantes i kopiontes ke “Come to Me, all who labour and who
pefortismeni, kago anapafso imas. are heavily laden, and I will grant
I men Pnevmati, Pnevmati ke stihomen. If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk you rest.
by the Spirit.
“Arate ton Zigon Mou ef’ Emas, ke “Take My Yoke upon you, and learn
Mi ginometha kenodoxi, allilous Let us have no self-conceit, no
mathete ap’ emou, oti Praos Imi ke from Me, for I Am Gentle and Lowly
prokaloumeni, allilis fthonountes. provoking of one another, no envy of
Tapinos ti kardia, ke evrisete in heart, and you will find rest for
each other.
anapafsin tes psihes imon. your souls.
Adelphi, ean ke prolifthi anthropos en Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any
“O gar Zigos Mou hristos, ke to “For My Yoke is easy and My Burden is
tini paraptomati, imis i pnevmatiki trespass, you who are Spiritual,
Fortion Mou elafron estin.” light.”
kaarizete ton tiouton en Pnevmati should Restore him in a Spirit of

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afton, plouton iperkosmion Him alone. Because of Thine intense
PSALM 50/51  ipereploutisas. On ke filatton nifousi longing, Thou obtained Him, and
H Y MNS OF D IV INE ME RCY kardia en tis tamiis tis isihias, e thus were made exceedingly rich
arhontikis Agapis meta ponou with Wealth that transcends the
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, dienemes, ergis, logis, megistis world. With a Watchful heart Thou
and to the Holy Spirit Thavmasi kataploutizon ton kosmon. Guarded it in the Safe of Stillness,
✞Tes T O U S O U O S I O U Presvies, ✞Through the Intercessions of T H Y Ke nin, Theodoaste Paisie, apolavon and Thou distributed It in Thy Noble
eleimon, exalipson ta plithi ton H O L Y A S C E T I C , O Merciful One, ton para Theou itimasmenon Love, and Thou Enriched the world
emon egklimaton. blot out the multitude of our Agathon tis Agaposin Afton, presveve with Thy Deeds, Thy Words, and Thy
transgressions. ier imon, opos kalos ton paronta vion Great Miracles. And now, O Paisios
pragmatefsameni ktisometha anti ton whom God hast Glorified, as Thou
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. epigion ta epourania. enjoy the Good Things that God has
eonon. prepared for those who Love Him,
Amin Amen Intercede on our behalf, so that we
make Good Transactions in this life,
✞Tes tis Theotokou Presvies, Eleimon, ✞Through the Intercessions of the and trade in earthly goods to obtain
exalipson ta plithi ton emon Theotokos, O Merciful One, blot out Heavenly Blessings.
egklimaton. the multitude of our transgressions.
F E STAL I D IOME LON –S T P AISIOS THE NE W - T ONE (6) P LAGAL 2
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.
Eleison me, O Theos, kata to Mega Have mercy upon me, O God,
Eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton according to Thy Great Mercy; Amin. Amen
iktirmon Sou Exalipson to anomima according to the multitude of Thy T H E OTOKION – T ONE (5) P L AGAL 1
mou. Mercies do away mine offences. Makarizomen Se Theotoke Parthene, ke Blessed art Thou, O Virgin Theotokos,
Defte Pisti, tis Paisiou trapezis entheos Come, O Believers, and Inspired by God, Doxazomen Se i Pisti kata hreos, tin and we Glorify Thee – as Duty Bound
metashomen. Idou gar O Patir imon let us partake from the Table of polin tin asiston, to Tihos, to Arrikton, Faithful – O Unshakable City! O
Paisios O Neos, tou paleou omotropos Paisios. Behold, our Father, Paisios tin Arrigi prostasian, ke katafigin ton Indestructible Wall! O Firm and
fanis, sigkalite imas pros estiasin the New, whose manners were the psihon imon. Steadfast Protection and Refuge for
pnematikin. Defte, apantes, same as his namesake of old, invites our soul!
evanthomen tis karpis ton kamaton, us to a Spiritual Banquet. Come, G RE AT D OX OL OGY ➔
tis melirritis logis, ke tis namasi ton everyone, let us celebrate the Fruits F E STAL A P OLY TIKION – S T P AISIOS – T ONE (5) P L AGAL 1
Thamaton Aftou, os paronta de of his Labours, his Words that flow
Orontes ton imeteron prostatin, afton like honey, and the Stream of his Tis entheou Agapis to pir dexamenos, Once the Fire of Love for our Lord was
iketefsomen. Osie Pater, presveve Miracles. And seeing our Protector ipervallousi askisi edothis olos Theo lit in Thee, through Ascetical Rigour
Hristo to Theo, Sothine tas psihas as if he were present, let us now ke paraklisis pollon anthropon Thou gave Thyself to God. O God-
imon. Entreat him: O Holy Father, Intercee gegonas, logis Thiis noutheton, bearing Paisios, for many Thou
with Christ our God, for the prosevhees Thavmatourgon, Paisie became Consolation, Counselling
P RAYE R O F S ALV ATION ➔ Salvation of our soul! Theofore. Ke nin Presvevis apafstos with God-Inspired Words, and by
iper pantos tou kosmou, Osie. Thy Prayers, working Wonders. And
F E STAL KO NTAKION – S T P AISIOS THE NE W – TO NE (8) P L AGAL 4
now Thou Intercede unceasingly for
Angelikos epi tis Gis politevsamenos ke In an Angelic manner Thou lived on the whole world, O Holy One,
di’ Agapis lampsas, Osie Paisie, Earth, and brightly shone through
Monazonton mega stirigma Thy Love, O Holy Paisios. Thou
anedihthis, ton Piston hiragogos pros became a great Encouragement for
vion Agion, ikoumenis de entrifima
glikitaton. Dio krazomen. Heris,
Monastics and Guide for the Faithful
to Holy Life - for the entire world, a
Festal Divine Liturgy Hymns – St Paisios
Pater Pagkosmie! Source of Sweet Divine Delight! So KINDLY USE THE SERVICE BOOK AND CAREFULLY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WITH
we call out to Thee: Hail, O Father, REGARD TO THESE HYMNS AND READINGS

known throughout the world! S M ALL E NTRANC E H YM NS


F E STAL I KOS - S T P AISIOS THE NE W

Angels were all in wonder, how, O F E STAL A P OLY TIKION – S T P AISIOS – T ONE (5) P L AGAL 1
Angeli diiporoun, pos en somaiti on,
Father, while in Thy body, Thou
Pater, is Ouranous di’ Agapis anevis,
ascended through Love to Heaven,
Tis entheou Agapis to pir dexamenos, Once the Fire of Love for our Lord was
kantevthen Thias Agapis plisthis, tin ipervallousi askisi edothis olos Theo lit in Thee, through Ascetical Rigour
and how from there, filled with
Gin to Foti tis Agapis Ouranosas! ke paraklisis pollon anthropon Thou gave Thyself to God. O God-
Divine Love, with the Light of Love
Imis de, Se Thamazontes, panevlavos gegonas, logis Thiis noutheton, bearing Paisios, for many Thou
Thou made Earth Heavenly. And we,
voomen Si tiafta. prosevhees Thavmatourgon, Paisie became Consolation, Counselling

6. MATDIV LIT FESTAL HYMNS – ST PAISIOS OF MOUNT ATHOS – 12 JULY MATDIV LIT FESTAL HYMNS – ST PAISIOS THE NEW OF MOUNT ATHOS – 12 JULY 11.
Skirtisate Ori en Hara Sin to Atho Along with Mount Athos on this day, all who are in awe of Thee, salute Thee
thus with utmost reverence.
simeron, i ikoumeni de horeve, imnis you mountains, leap for Joy! And let
Doxazousa Kyrion ton donta en the whole world now celebrate with Here, O Mystis tis isouhias! Here, dohion Hail, O Mystic of Sacred Stillness! Hail,
eshatis etesi Paision, Osion to Hymns, and Glorify the Lord, for He Agapis Thias! O Vessel of Love of God!
Kavhima, Piston edreoma, Metanias granted us recently Paisios, Boast of Here, O Angelon arton dexamenos! Hail, O Thou who received Angelic
ton Didskalon, Alithias ipermahon Saints, Support of Believers, Teacher
Here, O Agious ipodexamenos! Bread! Hail, O Thou who received
Ariston. of Repentance and Mighty Champion
Saints.
of Virtue and Truth.
✞Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite ✞Praise Him with the sound of the
Here, oti ton Theanthropon ixiothis Hail, O Thou who were granted the
katidin! Here, oti tis Theopedos sight of the God-Man! Hail, O Thou
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and
etheaso tin Morfin! who were granted Visitatiions of the
harp.
Mother of God!
O Poson Hariton Kallones tin psihin With such adornments of Grace, Thou
Here, O Efsimpathitos iper panton Hail, O most sympathetic Intercessor
ekosmisas, Osie Pater Paisie. Zilon beautified Thy soul, O Holy Paisios,
evhetis! Here, O pantos tou kosmou for all! Hail, O Invisible Benefactor
gar pirnon Iliou ektiso, Daniil tin for Thou had Zeal that burnt like fire
afanis evergetis! of the entire world!
sinesin, genneon Makkaveon to – like that of Elijah. Thou had
fronima, ton Thion erota Ignatiou, Daniel’s acumen, the mind-set of the Here, Orthodoxias Ipermahos aristos! Hail, O Distinguished Champion of
epi pasi de tin Agapin tou Pavlou tin brave Maccabee Brethren, the Ardent Here, kakodoxias antipalos kratistos! Orthodoxy! Hail, O Mighty Opponent
ametron. Love for God of Ignatios, and of schism and heresy!
especially, the immense Love of Paul. Here, tou Ourous Atho i aigli! Here, Hail, O Splendour of Mount Athos!
Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance; Monis Theologou i Skepi! Hail, O Protectof the Theologian’s
Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and pipe Monastery!
Akenotos ontos Thisavros i polli Agapi A Treasure that never fails was Thy Heris, Pater Pagkosmie! Hail, O Father, known throughout the
Sou, di in simpashon tis pashousin, ep great, noble Love for which Thou world!
omon inegkas tas odinas touton ke suffered together with the suffering, S Y NAX ARION - 12 JUL Y
prothimos odefsas, Pammakar, tin and bore their pain upon Thy
odon tis Stavroseos, en i evramenos shoulders, O All Blessed, and thus Ti IB’ tou aftou minos, mnimi ton Agion On this 12th day of the month, we
tin haran tin Anastasimon, ikoumenis Thou gladly followed the Path of the Martyron Proklou ke Ilariou. Commemorate the Holy Martyrs, St
paraklisis gegonas. Cross. And having found thereby Ti afti imera, mnimi tou Osiou Patros Proklos and St Hilary.
the Joy of the Resurrection, Thou On this day we Commemorate our Holy
imon Mihail tou Maleinou, os
became a Provider of Comfort to all
ehrimatise Patir pnevmatikos tou Father, St Michael Maleinos, the
the world.
Agiou Athanasiou, tou en to Atho. Spiritual Father of St Athanasios of
Enite Afton en kimvalis evihis! Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals! Mount Athos.
Afton en kimvalis alalagmou! Pasa Praise Him with loud cymbals! Let Ti afti imera, mnimi tou Agiou Martyros On this day we Comemmorate the Holy
pnoi inesato ton Kyrion! everything that has breath praise
Serapionos. Ke ton Agion Martyron Martyr, St Serapion, and the Holy
the Lord!
Andreou tou Stratilatou, Irakliou, Martyrs, St Andrew the Commander,
Epifanon anothen imin os promahos Appear to us from Above as our Mighty Faustou, Mina, ke tis sinodias afton. St Heraklios, St Faustos, St Menas
kratistos, frousron, filatton, Champion, defending, protecting Ke tou Agiou Martyros Mamantos, and their fellow Martyrs, and the
litroumenos ek pasis thlipseos. Stison and delivering us from all adversity. peran en to Sigmati. Holy Martyr St Mamas of Sigma.
ton polemon to dinon klidonion, tin Stop the warfare against us, and the I Agia Veroniki i emorroousa, in iasato O St Veronica, the Woman with the flow of
Pistin tin Orthodoxon kratinon, Irinn overwhelming storms, and reinforce
Hristos, en Irini telioute. blood whom Christ had Cured,
dorise tes pihes imon, deometha, ses the Orthodox Faith throughout the
Reposed in Peace.
Presvies, Paisie Osie. world. We Entreat Thee to receive
Peace for our soul, by Thine intense Ti afti imera, mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Comemmorate our Holy
Intercessions, O Holy Paisios. imon Paisiou tou Neou tou Father, St Paisios the New of Mount
Agioritous, teliothentos en Irini, en eti Athos, who Reposed in Peace in
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, hiliosto enneakosiosto enenikosto 1994.
and to the Holy Spirit
tetarto (1994)
F E STAL S TICHE RA – S T P AISIOS - T ONE (5) P L AGAL 1
Tes ton Agies Presvies, O Theos, eleison By their Holy Intercessions, O God, have
Osie Pater, ton Politimon Margaritin O Holy Father, when Thou found the imas. Mercy on us.
evron, os esti Hristos O Theos tap Priceless Pearl, Who is Christ our
anta heron edokas, eos Thanatou God, Thou Joyfully gave away
Amin. Amen.
agonisamenos, ina fton monon everything, and strove to the point
kerdisis. Ametro potho de ktisamenos of death, so that Thou might gain
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K ATAV ASIA OF THE EVER BL ESSE D T HE OTOKOS - T ONE 4 K ATAV ASIA OF THE EVER BL ESSE D T HE OTOKOS - 9T H O DE

ODI 1 Anixo to stoma mou ke ODE 1 I shall open my mouth and the Apas gigenis skiratato to pnevmati Let every mortaL born on earth,
plirothisete Pnevmatos ke logon Spirit will inspire it, and I shall utter lampadouhoumenos. Panigirizeto de carrying his lamp, in spirit leap for
erevxome ti Vasilidi Mitri. Ke the words of my song to the Queen ailon noon fisis, gererousa TA IERA Joy; and let the Orders of Angelic
ofthisome fedros Panigirizon ke aso and Mother: I shall be seen THAVMASIA tis Theomitoros ke voato. Powers celebrate and honour THE
gnothomenos TAFTIS TA THAVMATA. radiantly keeping Feast and Heris, Pammakariste Theotoke Agni, HOLY FEAST of the Theotokos, and
JOYFULLY PRAISING HER MIRACLES
Aiparthene. let them cry: “Hail, All Blessed
ODI 3 Tous Sous Imnologous, Theotoke, ODE 3 O Mother of God, Thou living Theotokos, Pure and Ever Virgin!”
izosa ke Afthonos Pigi, Thiason and plentiful Fount, grant strength SMALL LITANY & PRAISES 
Sigkrotisantas Pnevmatikon, to those united in Spiritual F E STAL EX APOSTE IL ARION – S T P AISIOS THE N EW – TO NE 3
stereoson. Ke en ti Thia Doxi Sou Fellowship, who sing Hymns of
Stefanon Doxis axioson. Praise to Thee: and in Thy Divine Pigi airritos ofthis hristomimitou Agapis, O Holy God-bearing Father Paisios,
Glory grant them Crowns of Glory. Paisie Theofore, tin ikoumenin Thou became a Fount of genuine
4 Perceiving the Unsearchable ardevon tis rithris ton Son rimaton ke Christ-like Love, irrigating the whole
ODI 4 Tin anexihniaston Thian Voulin ODE
omvris ton son Thavmaton. world with the river of Thy words,
tis ek tis Parthenou sarkoseos Sou to Purpose of God concerning Thine
Incarnation from a Virgin, O Most and the rain of Thy Miracles.
Ipsistou O Profitis Abbakoum
High, the Prophet Habakkuk cried: F E STAL EX APOSTE IL ARION – S T P AISIOS THE N EW – TO NE 2
katanoon ekravgaxe. Doxa ti Dinami
Glory to Thy Power, O Lord!
Sou, Kyrie. Sinathristhentes simeron ti Agia Sou We have assembled today for Thy Holy
ODI 5 Exesti
ta simpanta epi ti Thia ODE 5 The
whole world was amazed mnimi en to Nao Sou, Osie, ke kiklo Memorial in Thy church and around
Doxi Sou. Si gar, apirogame at Thy Divine Glory: for Thou, O tou Sou Tfou, en evlavia voomen. O Thy Sacred Tomb, O Holy Paisios,
Parthene, eshes en Mitra ton epi Virgin, Who has not known wedlock, Paisie Pater, ke Tafo kaliptomenos, and with reverence we declare: O
Panton Theon ke tetokas ahronon has been Translated from earth to aoratos iparhis meson imon, othen Father, even concealed within the
Iion, pasi tis imnousi Se Sotirian the Eternal Mansions to the Life dexe panton tas ikesias ke dorise grave, Thou art with us invisibly. So
vravevousa. without end, bestowing Salvation Presvies sou pasi tin sotirian. accept the Prayers of all in
upon all who sing Thy praises. attendance, and, by Thy Strong
ODI 6 Tin Thian Taftin ke Pantimon ODE 6 As we celebrate this Sacred and Intercessions, request Salvation for
Telountes Eortin i Theofrones tis Solemn Feast of the Theotokos, let us all.
Theomitoros, defte tas hiras us come, clapping our hands, O T H E OTOKION – T ONE 2
krotisomen, ton ex aftis tehthenta people of the Lord, and Glorifying
Theon Doxazontes. God Who was Born of her. Harin Megistin Evrikas ek Thou, os evoa As the Salutation of Gabriel stated, O
ODE 7 The
Holy Children bravely O Gavril Si, Panagne, Megalohari All Pure and greatly Favoured Virgin,
Kori. Othen imis githosinos ektenos Thou found the greatest Esteem and
ODI 7 Ouk elatrefsan ti ktisi i trampled upon the threatening fire,
Si voomen. Here, imon pros Kyrion Grace from God. Likewise, with great
Theoforones para ton Ktisanta. Alla preferring not to worship created
things rather than the Creator, and Thermotati Presvia! Here, di is Thias Joy we earnestly salute Thee: Hail, O
piros apilin andrios patisantes, ixiothimen metousias! Panimnite, ou Thou who prays fervently to our Lord
herontes epsallon. Iperimnite, O ton they sang in Joy: “Blessed art Thou
and praised above all: O Lord God of pafsomen anamelpin Si, Here! for our sake! Hail, O Thou through
Pateron Kyrios ke Theos, Evlogitos i!
our Fathers!” whom we are granted Divine
Communion! We shall not cease to
ODI 8 ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ODE 8 ✞We Praise, we Bless and we
sing to Thee, O All Lauded Lady:
Proskinoumen ton Kyrios. Worship the Lord!
Hail!
Pedas evagis en ti kamino O tokos tis The Offspring of the Theotokos saved L AUD S : TH E P RAISE S TO G OD - P SALM 148
Theotokou diesosato, tote men the Holy Children in the furnace. ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD
tipoumenos, nin de energoumenos He Who was then prefigured has
tin ikoumenin apasan agiri since been born on earth, and He Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath praise
psallousan. Ton Kyrion imnite ta gathers together all Creation to sing: ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the
Erga ke iperipsoute is pantas tous “O ye Works of the Lord: Bless ye the Afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest.
eonas. Lord and exalt Him above all to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God.
forever!”
M AGNIF IC AT  Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him,
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. all His Powers. To Thee praise is
Si prepi imnos to Theo. due, O God.
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✞Enite Afton epi tes dinasties Afton. ✞Praise Him for His Mighty Acts;
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis praise Him according to the
Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty.

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