The Divine Liturgy

Deacon: Bless, master. (Said only if a deacon serve) Priest: Blessed is the Kingdom of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto the ages of ages. Choir: Amen. And the clergy sing: Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Thrice And then choir also sings the Troparion thrice. The Priest reads the stichoi, and the choir sings the troparion after each stichos: Stichos 1: Let od arise and let His enemies be s!attered, and let them that hate Him flee from before His fa!e. Choir: Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Stichos 2: As smo"e vanisheth, so let them vanish, as wa# melteth before the fire. Choir: Repeat Troparion Stichos 3: So let the sinners perish at the presen!e of od, and let the righteous be glad. Choir: Repeat Troparion Stichos 4: $his is the day whi!h the Lord hath made% let us re&oi!e and be glad therein. Choir: Repeat Troparion
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lory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.

Choir: Repeat Troparion Priest: Both now and ever, and unto the ages of ages. Amen. Choir: Repeat Troparion Priest: Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death. Choir: And upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Deacon or Priest: (n pea!e let us pray to the Lord. Choir: Lord, have mer!y. ))For the pea!e from above, and the salvation of our souls, let us pray to the Lord. Choir: Lord, have mer!y. ))For the pea!e of the whole world, the good estate of the holy !hur!hes of od, and the union of all, let us pray to the Lord. Choir: Lord, have mer!y. ))For this holy temple, and for them that with faith, reveren!e, and the fear of od enter herein, let us pray to the Lord Choir: Lord, have mer!y. ))For our reat Lord and Father, His Holiness *atriar!h +.% for our lord the ,ery -ost .everend +., First Hierar!h of the .ussian Chur!h Abroad% for our lord the -ost .everend /Ar!hbishop or Bishop +.0% for the venerable priesthood, the dea!onate in Christ, for all the !lergy and people, let us pray to the Lord. Choir: Lord, have mer!y. ))For the od)preserved Land and its 1rthodo# people both in the homeland and in the diaspora, and for their salvation, let us pray to the Lord.
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))Help us. let us pray to the Lord. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od. brotherly love and piety. Choir: Lord. glorious Lady $heoto"os and 3ver). wrath. ))For this land. and "eep us. 1 od. have mer!y on us. Choir: Lord. let us pray to the Lord. most blessed. have mer!y. land and air. and !onfirm in us oneness of mind. Choir: Lord. or this holy monastery0. Choir: Lord. Choir: Lord. have mer!y. for every !ity and !ountry. its authorities and armed for!es. let us pray to the Lord. let us pray to the Lord. let us pray to the Lord. abundan!e of the fruits of the earth. have mer!y. For seasonable weather. and pea!eful times. have mer!y. ))For this !ity /or this town. have mer!y. for the si!". Choir: Lord. and the faithful that dwell therein. ))$hat He may deliver His people from enemies both visible and invisible. save us.Choir: Lord. ))For travelers by sea. let us pray to the Lord. have mer!y. and ne!essity. have mer!y. ))$hat we may be delivered from all tribulation. have mer!y. the imprisoned. Choir: Lord. the suffering. Choir: $o $hee 1 Lord. ))Calling to remembran!e our most holy. most pure. and for their salvation.irgin -ary with all the saints. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 4 . by $hy gra!e.

The First Antiphon Stichos 1: Shout with ju ilation unto the !ord all the earth" # chant ye unto $is na%e. now and ever. Help us. Refrain: $hrough the prayers of the $heoto"os. and "eep us. * +ost $igh. Calling to remembran!e our most holy. Choir: Amen. Refrain: $hrough the prayers of the $heoto"os. glorious Lady $heoto"os and 3ver). most pure. Refrain: $hrough the prayers of the $heoto"os. save us. Stichos 2: Say unto &od: $ow aweso%e are Thy wor's( # )n the %ultitude of Thy power shall Thine ene%ies e proved false unto Thee. Choir: Amen. 1 Savior. Choir: $o $hee. Priest: For $hine is the dominion. and to the Son. save us. save us. give glory in praise of $i%. in pea!e let us pray to the Lord. and to the Holy Spirit. Choir: Lord. have mer!y. Stichos 3: !et all the earth worship Thee and chant unto Thee" # let the% chant unto Thy na%e. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od. and $hine is the "ingdom. have mer!y. and unto the ages of ages. lory to the Father. 1 Savior. 1 Lord. and of the Holy Spirit. save us. now and ever. and unto the ages of ages. save us. by $hy gra!e. have mer!y on us. 1 Savior. Deacon or Priest: Again and again. and the power.irgin -ary with all the saints. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 7 . Choir: Lord. 1 od. Refrain: $hrough the prayers of the $heoto"os. and of the Son. and unto the ages of ages.Priest: For unto $hee is due all glory. most blessed. and the glory6 of the Father. and to the Son. Amen. and to the Holy Spirit. 1 Savior. honor and worship% to the Father. 5 both now and ever.

and unto $hee do we send up glory6 to the Father. both now and ever. save us who sing to $hee6 Alleluia. The Paschal Divine Liturgy : . without !hange be!oming man.The Second Antiphon Stichos 1: &od e gracious unto us and less us. Refrain: 1 Son of od 8ho didst rise from the dead. have mer!y on us. glorified together with the Father and the Holy Spirit. now and ever. Help us. 1 Son of od 8ho didst rise from the dead. and "eep us. and didst deign for our salvation to be!ome in!arnate of the holy $heoto"os and 3ver)virgin -ary. 1 Christ od. by $hy gra!e. # let all the peoples praise Thee. * &od. save us. Refrain: 1 Son of od 8ho didst rise from the dead. glorious Lady $heoto"os and 3ver). Choir: Lord. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 Deacon or Priest: Again and again. Stichos 2: That we %ay 'now upon the earth Thy way. # and cause Thy face to shine upon us and have %ercy on us. save us who sing to $hee6 Alleluia. *riest6 For a good od art $hou. 1nly)Begotten Son and 8ord of od. Amen. and to the Son. save us who sing to $hee6 Alleluia. and unto the ages of ages. # a%ong all the nations Thy salvation. and to the Holy Spirit. Stichos 3: !et all the peoples give Thee praise. and unto the ages of ages. save us. trampling down death by death6 $hou 8ho art one of the Holy $rinity. and to the Holy Spirit. lory to the Father. $hou 8ho art immortal. and to the Son. Choir: $o $hee. have mer!y. most blessed. Choir: Lord. in pea!e let us pray to the Lord.irgin -ary with all the saints. and 8ho wast !ru!ified. 1 od. Refrain. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od. Calling to remembran!e our most holy. and the Lover of man"ind. most pure. have mer!y. 1 Lord.

Then we sing the Troparion. 1 Christ od. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. trampling down death by death. 1 (mmortal.Choir: Amen. Third Antiphon Reader: Stichos 1: Let od arise and let His enemies be s!attered. o >ui!"ly and pro!laim to the world that the Lord is risen and hath slain death. and "onta!ion o# the Feast: Tone 1: Christ is risen from the dead. Stichos 2: As smo"e vanisheth. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. < For He is the Son of od 8ho saveth man"ind. < and found the stone rolled away from the sepul!hre. let them re&oi!e in the presen!e of od Choir: Repeat Troparion The Small Entry Deacon or Priest: 8isdom. as wa# melteth before the fire.e&oi!e. < pro!laiming ?. Aright. as though He were mortal. Choir: Christ is risen from the dead. and let them that hate Him flee from before His fa!e. so let them vanish. trampling down death by death. the women !ame with -ary. and let the righteous be glad. ypa!oe.@ to the myrrh)bearing women% < granting pea!e to $hine apostles. < and bestowing resurre!tion on the fallen. 'oth now% Tone &: $hou didst des!end into the tomb. < (n vi!tory didst $hou arise. the Lord from the wellsprings of (srael. and heard from the angel6 < 8hy see" ye among the dead. Choir: Repeat Troparion Stichos 3: So let the sinners perish at the presen!e of od. (n !ongregations bless ye od. $lory% Tone &: Forestalling the dawn. Him 8ho liveth in everlasting light= < Behold the grave)!lothes. Then: The Paschal Divine Liturgy A . < $hou didst destroy the power of death.

Alleluia. and unto $hee do we send up glory6 to the Father.. . Reader6 The Pro'i%enon in the 8th Tone: This is the day which the !ord hath %ade" let us rejoice and e glad therein. Choir: And to thy spirit. now and ever6 /(f a dea!on serve. and to the Son.* !ord. and to the Holy Spirit. save the pious and hear"en unto us. and to the Son. Have put on Christ. )f there is no deacon. Deacon or Priest: 8isdom. Reader6 * give than's unto the !ord. and to the Holy Spirit. Amen.Priest: For holy art $hou. the priest stops here% if a priest serve alone.0 Deacon: 1 Lord. (nstead o# the Trisagion: As many as have been baptiBed into Christ have put on Christ. lory to the Father. Choir: $his is the day whi!h the Lord hath made% let us re&oi!e and be glad therein. and unto the ages of ages. As many as have been baptiBed into Christ have put on Christ. save the pious. is o%itted.. for $e is good. The Epistle Deacon or Priest: Let us attend. Thrice. Priest or Bishop: *ea!e be unto all. Alleluia. Choir: Amen.. save the pious and hear"en unto us. Alleluia. both now and ever. he !ontinues6 and unto ages of ages. 1 our od. for $is %ercy endureth forever The Paschal Divine Liturgy C . Choir: 1 Lord.

Choir6 Alleluia.Choir: $his is the day whi!h the Lord hath made% let us re&oi!e and be glad therein. Priest: *ea!e be unto all. Eohn. Let us hear the Holy ospel. Alleluia. Alleluia. Reader6 $hou shalt rise up and have pity upon Dion. Priest: $he . Choir: Alleluia. Alleluia. This is the day which the !ord hath %ade Choir: let us re&oi!e and be glad therein.. 1 Lord. Deacon or Priest: 8isdom. The $ospel Priest: 8isdom. The Paschal Divine Liturgy F .eading from the A!ts of the Holy Apostles6 Deacon or Priest: Let us attend. Reader: $he . Choir: And to thy spirit. Choir: lory to $hee.. Reader. Choir: Alleluia. -Acts . Alleluia. Reader: (n those days. Aright. Priest: Let us attend.:. Reader: Alleluia in the 4th Tone.eading is from the Holy ospel a!!ording to St. Alleluia. glory to thee. Alleluia./01 And when the 2pistle is concluded: Priest or Bishop: *ea!e be unto thee. Reader: $he Lord from heaven hath loo"ed upon the earth.

have mer!y. 1 Lord. whose dio!ese it is0 and all our brethren in Christ. Choir: Lord. Choir: Lord. the priests. hear"en and have mer!y. )))Again we pray for our reat Lord and Father. we pray $hee. let us say. we pray $hee. Slo%l!& if there is no Deacon )))Again we pray that He may deliver His people from enemies visible and invisible. have mer!y. )))Again we pray for our brethren. and !onfirm in us oneness of mind. have mer!y. Thrice. Have mer!y on us.. glory to $hee.ery -ost . )))Again we pray for this land. His Holiness *atriar!h +. have mer!y. hear"en and have mer!y. priestmon"s.% for our lord the . Choir: Lord. Thrice.everend -etropolitan +.Then the Gospel is read… Choir: lory to $hee. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 The itan! of "er#ent S$pplication Deacon or Priest: Let us all say with our whole soul and with our whole mind.ussian Chur!h Abroad% for our lord the -ost . and all our brethren in Christ. have mer!y. 1 Lord Almighty.. Choir: Lord. First Hierar!h of the . Thrice. its authorities and armed for!es. the od of our fathers. The Paschal Divine Liturgy G . brotherly love and piety. have mer!y. 1 od. Choir: Lord. Choir: Lord. Thrice.everend /Ar!hbishop or Bishop +. a!!ording to $hy great mer!y.

now and ever. Choir: Amen. the newly)baptiBed. have mer!y. and to the Son. and unto the ages of ages. Thrice.. Thrice. for the ill and affli!ted. Choir: Lord. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 'I .e. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 The )itany o# the Catech*mens Deacon or Priest: *ray. to the Lord. and unto $hee do we send up glory6 to the Father. have mer!y. and to the Holy Spirit. )))$hat He will !ate!hiBe them with the word of $ruth. ye !ate!humens.Choir: Lord have mer!y. )))Again we pray for the blessed and ever)memorable. and the Lover of man"ind. that await of $hee great and abundant mer!y. Here may be inserted various additional petitions. have mer!y. i. et!. Choir: Lord. holy 1rthodo# patriar!hs% for pious "ings and right)believing >ueens% and for the founders of this holy temple /if it be a monastery6 this holy monastery06 and for all our fathers and brethren gone to their rest before us. Choir: Lord. and the 1rthodo# here and everywhere laid to sleep. have mer!y. Priest: For a mer!iful od art $hou. Thrice. have mer!y. Choir: Lord. and for all the people here present. )))Again we pray for them that bring offerings and do good wor"s in this holy and all)venerable temple% for them that minister and them that !hant. for the !ate!humens let us pray. that the Lord will have mer!y on them. Choir: Lord. )))He faithful.

1 od. and "eep them. )))$hat He will unite them to His Holy. Choir: Lord. Choir: Amen. Choir: Lord. /Slowly. and of the Son. again and again. and "eep us. save us. and to the Holy Spirit. have mer!y on us. have mer!y. bow your heads unto the Lord. )))8isdom. depart% !ate!humens. Choir: Amen.0 Priest: $hat they also with us may glorify $hy most honorable and ma&esti! name6 of the Father. Choir: Lord.)))$hat He will reveal unto them the ospel of righteousness. and unto the ages of ages. The )itany o# the Faith#*l Deacon or Priest: As many as are !ate!humens. now and ever. and unto the ages of ages. have mer!y. Choir: Lord. Choir: Lord. honor and worship6 to the Father. 1 od. depart% let none of the !ate!humens remain% as many as are of the faithful. help them. if there be no dea!on. Choir: $o $hee. )))Save them. /Slowly if there be no dea!on. by $hy gra!e. Catholi!.0 )))Help us. and of the Holy Spirit. and to the Son. )))He !ate!humens. in pea!e let us pray to the Lord. depart% as many as are !ate!humens. and Apostoli! Chur!h. by $hy gra!e. have mer!y on them. now and ever. have mer!y. have mer!y. 1 Lord. have mer!y. The Paschal Divine Liturgy '' . Priest: For unto $hee is due all glory.

save us. /Slowly. and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. and the fear of od enter herein. now and ever. The Paschal Divine Liturgy '2 . Choir: Lord. have mer!y. have mer!y on us. 1 od. Choir: Lord. have mer!y. ))$hat we may be delivered from all tribulation. in pea!e let us pray to the Lord. Priest: $hat always being guarded under $hy dominion. the good estate of the holy !hur!hes of od.)))Again and again. we may send up glory unto $hee6 to the Father. ))For the pea!e of the whole world. and the salvation of our souls. Choir: Lord. wrath. Choir: Lord. let us pray to the Lord. and "eep us. and for them that with faith. if there be no dea!on. Choir: Amen. let us pray to the Lord. let us pray to the Lord. have mer!y. )))8isdom. let us pray to the Lord. have mer!y. have mer!y. by $hy gra!e. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 )))Help us. ))For this holy temple.0 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 'f there (e no deacon& the follo%in) petitions are not said: )))For the pea!e from above. Choir: Lord. have mer!y. reveren!e. Choir: Lord. and the union of all. and unto the ages of ages. and ne!essity.

alleluia. )))For the pre!ious gifts set forth. *atriar!h of -os!ow and All . now lay aside all earthly !are. Choir: Lord. His Holiness 3. have mer!y. and the fear of od enter herein. may the Lord od remember in His "ingdom always. and all of you 1rthodo# Christians. and unto the ages of ages. Alleluia. -etropolitan of 3astern Ameri!a and +ew Hor". and unto the ages of ages. $he !lergy.. may the Lord od remember in His "ingdom always. benefa!tors and the brotherhood of this holy temple /or holy monastery0. the monasti!s. have mer!y. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 Deacon or Priest: Let us !omplete our prayer unto the Lord. now and ever. and for them that with faith. and First Hierar!h of the . now and ever. Choir: Lord. $hat we may re!eive the King of all. all that are perse!uted and suffer for the 1rthodo# Faith% the founders. now and ever. Choir: Amen.ussia% our lord the .. and !hant the thri!e) holy hymn unto the Life)!reating $rinity. The $reat Entry Deacon or Priest: 1ur reat Lord and Father. let us pray to the Lord. 8ho !ometh invisibly upborne in triumph by the ran"s of angels. alleluia. Priest: $he od)preserved land and its 1rthodo# people both in the homeland and in the diaspora% this land.everend 3. Choir: Lord. )))For this holy temple. its authorities and the faithful that dwell therein.. let us pray to the Lord. reveren!e.everend /Ar!hbishop or Bishop 3. have mer!y.The Cher*+ic ymn Choir: Let us who mysti!ally represent the Cherubim. and unto the ages of ages. The Paschal Divine Liturgy '4 .ussian Chur!h abroad% and our lord the -ost .ery -ost . may the Lord od remember in His "ingdom always. whose diocese it is0.

Choir: Lord. Choir6 rant this. and ne!essity. )))$hings good and profitable for our souls. Choir: rant this. The Paschal Divine Liturgy '7 . )))Calling to remembran!e our most holy. 1 Lord.irgin -ary with all the saints. let us as" of the Lord. by $hy gra!e. 1 Lord.0 )))Help us. pea!eful and sinless. 1 Lord. and pea!e for the world. let us as" of the Lord. wrath. let us as". a guardian of our souls and bodies. let us as" of the Lord. holy. have mer!y. )))$hat we may !omplete the remaining time of our life in pea!e and repentan!e. )))$hat the whole day may be perfe!t. pea!eful. )))*ardon and remission of our sins and offen!es. Choir: rant this. Choir: rant this. glorious Lady $heoto"os and 3ver). most blessed. 1 od. blameless. have mer!y. )))An angel of pea!e. Choir: rant this. 1 Lord. 1 Lord. if there be no dea!on. save us. 1 Lord. Choir: Lord. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od. most pure. let us pray to the Lord. )))A Christian ending to our life. have mer!y on us.)))$hat we may be delivered from all tribulation. painless. and "eep us. a faithful guide. /Slowly. and a good defense before the dread &udgment seat of Christ. let us as" of the Lord. Choir: rant this. let us as" of the Lord.

with 8hom $hou art blessed. Amen. and life)!reating Spirit. 5 And in one Lord Eesus Christ. not made% of one essen!e with the Father. 5 ( !onfess one baptism for the remission of sins. 5 And in the Holy Spirit. 5 and suffered and was buried% 5 And arose again on the third day a!!ording to the S!riptures% 5 And as!ended into the heavens.Choir: $o $hee. Holy. The Anaphora The Paschal Divine Liturgy ': . to &udge both the living and the dead% 5 8hose "ingdom shall have no end.irgin -ary. Choir: And to thy spirit. The Creed ( believe in one od. 5 the 1nly)begotten. begotten of the Father before all ages% 5 Light of Light. ))$he doors. one in essen!e and indivisible. and be!ame man% 5 And was !ru!ified for us under *ontius *ilate. and Apostoli! Chur!h. 5 and was in!arnate of the Holy Spirit and the . 5 (n 1ne. and the Son. 5 -a"er of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible. together with $hy most holy. Priest: $hrough the !ompassions of $hine 1nly)begotten Son. $he doors. by 8hom all things were made% 5 8ho for us men and for our salvation !ame down from the heavens. the iver of life% 8ho pro!eedeth from the Father% 5 8ho with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified% 8ho spa"e by the prophets. and sitteth at the right hand of the Father% 5 And shall !ome again. that with one mind we may !onfess6 Choir: $he Father. and the Holy Spirit6 the $rinity. 1 Lord. 5 ( loo" for the resurre!tion of the dead. (n wisdom let us attend. the Father Almighty. with glory. Choir: Amen. 5 and the life of the age to !ome. the Son of od. and unto the ages of ages. Priest or Bishop: Let us love one another. Catholi!. Priest: *ea!e be unto all. now and ever. and good. the Lord. true od of true od% 5 begotten.

Priest or Bishop: $he gra!e of our Lord Eesus Christ. most blessed. Choir: A mer!y of pea!e. let us attend. Choir: (t is meet and right to worship the Father. Hosanna in the highest. Holy. !rying aloud and saying6 Choir: Holy. let us stand with fear. and the Son. a sa!rifi!e of praise. whi!h is shed for you and for many. whi!h is bro"en for you for the remission of sins. in behalf of all and for all. one in essen!e and indivisible. )))3spe!ially for our most holy. Holy. Choir: 8e life them up unto the Lord. Blessed is He that !ometh in the name of the Lord. 1 our od. and the !ommunion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Hosanna in the highest. and the love of od the Father. )))$a"e. 1 Lord% and we pray unto $hee. for the remission of sins.irgin -ary. shouting. )))Singing the triumphal hymn. Choir: And with thy spirit. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 'A . glorious Lady $heoto"os and 3ver). )))Let us lift up our hearts.Deacon or Priest: Let us stand well. we bless $hee. eat6 this is -y Body. Choir: Amen. that we may offer the holy oblation in pea!e. all of you6 this is -y Blood of the +ew $estament. Choir: Amen. most pure. and the Holy Spirit6 the $rinity. )))Jrin" of it. ))) 1ffering unto $hee $hine own of $hine own. we give than"s unto $hee. Lord of Sabaoth% heaven and earth are full of $hy glory. Choir: 8e praise $hee. )))Let us give than"s unto the Lord.

let us pray to the Lord Choir: Lord. and of the Holy Spirit.e&oi!e. and do thou e#ult. Choir: And with thy spirit. in the arising of Him 8hom thou didst bear. re&oi!e. 1 Dion. now and ever. 1 ye people. 1ur reat Lord and Father.'nstead of *'t is tr$l! +eet…. whom do $hou grant unto $hy holy !hur!hes. and unto the ages of ages. and length of days. safety. Deacon or Priest: Having !alled to remembran!e all the saints. 1 pure . Ar!hbishop /or Bishop0 of /na%e of the diocese0. again and again. Priest: Among the first. Priest or Bishop: And grant us with one mouth. Choir: Lord. in pea!e. Priest or Bishop: And may the mer!ies of our great od and Savior Eesus Christ be with you all. in pea!e let us pray to the Lord. and hath raised the dead.de of the Canon of the feast& first Tone: Refrain: $he angel !ried unto her that is full of gra!e6 . %e chant the 'r+os of the -th .ery -ost .everend +. for the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee% dan!e now and be glad. have mer!y. shine. honor.irgin.everend 3. health. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 'C . remember. -etropolitan of 3astern Ameri!a and +ew Hor". have mer!y. rightly dividing the word of $hy truth. and of the Son. 1 Lord.ussia% our lord the . be &oyful. )))For the pre!ious ifts offered and san!tified... 1 pure $heoto"os. Choir: And ea!h and every one. And again ( say. to glorify and hymn $hy most honorable and ma&esti! name6 of the Father. Choir: Amen. and First Hierar!h of the . and one heart.ussian Chur!h abroad% and our lord the -ost . 1 new Eerusalem. For thy Son is risen from the grave on the third day. His Holiness 3. *atriar!h of -os!ow and All .. 'r+os: Shine.

1 Lord. Choir: rant this. 1 od. a guardian of our souls and bodies. )))$hat we may be delivered from all tribulation. wrath. let us as". the Lover of man"ind.0 )))Help us. a faithful guide. Choir: rant this. having a!!epted them upon His holy and most heavenly and noeti! altar as an odor of spiritual fragran!e. )))*ardon and remission of our sins and offen!es. holy. have mer!y. and pea!e for the world. Choir: rant this. 1 Lord. and ne!essity. let us pray to the Lord. have mer!y on us. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 'F . 1 Lord. Choir: rant this. have mer!y. )))$hings good and profitable for souls. have mer!y.)))$hat our od. pea!eful and sinless. if there be no dea!on. let us pray. let us as" of the Lord. )))A Christian ending to our life. )))$hat we may !omplete the remaining time of our life in pea!e and repentan!e. /Slowly. by $hy gra!e. Choir: rant this. pea!eful. )))An angel of pea!e. painless. let us as" of the Lord. 1 Lord. blameless. 1 Lord. save us. and a good defense before the dread &udgment seat of Christ. let us as" of the Lord. Choir: Lord. )))$hat the whole day may be perfe!t. Choir: Lord. and "eep us. let us as" of the Lord. will send down upon us divine gra!e and the gift of the Holy Spirit. let us as" of the Lord. Choir: Lord.

Choir: rant this. 1 Lord. now and ever. Deacon or Priest: Let us bow our heads unto the Lord. )))Having as"ed for the unity of the faith and the !ommunion of the Holy Spirit. and to say6 Choir: 1ur Father.0 Deacon or Priest: Let us attend. Priest or Bishop: Holy $hings are for the holy. and unto the ages of ages. Choir: Amen. 1 Lord. and of the Holy Spirit. )))*ea!e be unto all.55 but deliver us from the evil one.55 and forgive us our debts. and the power. with 8hom $hou art blessed. Choir: Amen. /Slowly. Choir: $o $hee. and life)!reating Spirit. together with $hy most holy. 1 Lord. and unto the ages of ages. 1 -aster.5hallowed be $hy name. Priest or Bishop: And vou!hsafe us. and of the Son. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od.5 ive us this day our daily bread. Choir: $o $hee. Priest or Bishop: For $hine is the "ingdom.55 $hy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. with boldness and without !ondemnation to dare to !all upon $hee the heavenly od as Father. /Slowly. and good. $hy Kingdom !ome. who art in the Heavens. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 'G .0 Priest or Bishop: $hrough the gra!e and !ompassions and love for man"ind of $hine 1nly)begotten Son. Choir: And to thy spirit. now and ever. as we forgive our debtors%5 and lead us not into temptation. and the glory6 of the Father.

re!eive me today as a !ommuni!ant% for ( will not spea" of the -ystery to $hine enemies. voluntary and involuntary. +. but for healing of soul and body. or the Prayers efore $oly 5o%%union %ay e read. to the glory of od the Father. 8ho didst !ome into the world to save sinners. 1 Lord. And vou!hsafe me to parta"e without !ondemnation of $hy most pure -ysteries unto the remission of sins and life everlasting. And as each person receiveth $oly 5o%%union. Eesus Christ. 1ne is Lord.erse: . 1 Lord. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Comm*nion . nor will ( give $hee a "iss as did Eudas. ( believe that this is truly $hy most pure Body.e!eive ye the Body of Christ. Priest or Bishop: ( believe. 8herefore. 1 Lord. parta"eth of the pre!ious and holy Body and Blood of our Lord and od and Savior Eesus Christ unto the remission of sins and life everlasting. ( pray $hee6 Have mer!y on me and forgive me my transgressions. selected hy%ns %ay e chanted. -oreover. /nd the co++$nion h!+n. in word and in deed. 1 Son of od. Alleluia. alleluia. Choir: Christ is risen from the dead. but li"e the $hief do ( !onfess $hee6 . Let not the !ommunion of $hy Holy -ysteries be unto me for &udgment or !ondemnation.. of whom ( am !hief. 1f $hy -ysti!al Supper. alleluia.Choir: 1ne is Holy. draw nigh. trampling down death by death. and that this is truly $hine 1wn *re!ious Blood. 9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 4uring the co%%union of the clergy. Amen. and ( !onfess that $hou art truly the Christ. in "nowledge and in ignoran!e.emember me. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2I . the priest or (ishop saith: $he servant /or handmaid0 of od. taste ye of the Fountain of (mmortality. in $hy "ingdom. Then: Deacon or Priest: 8ith fear of od and with faith. the Son of the living od.

)))Having as"ed that the whole day may be perfe!t. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Deacon or Priest: Let us pray to the Lord. alleluia. Choir: Lord. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2' . Choir: Lord. 1 Lord. Choir: (n the name of the Lord. most pure. Choir: Amen. have mer!y on us. let us !ommit ourselves and one another and all our life unto Christ our od. pea!eful and sinless.e!eive ye the Body of Christ% taste ye of the Fountain of (mmortality. and "eep us. and to the Son. and to the Holy Spirit. and unto the ages of ages. holy. fearful -ysteries of Christ. by $hy gra!e. have mer!y. now and ever. and unto the ages of ages. now and ever. ))) Let us depart in pea!e. Alleluia. and life)!reating. save us.Choir: . holy. Priest or Bishop: Save 1 od. Choir: Amen. Christ is risen from the dead. let us worthily give than"s unto the Lord. Having parta"en of the divine. and unto $hee do we send up glory6 to the Father. 1 od. )))Help us. alleluia. Priest or Bishop: For $hou art our san!tifi!ation. trampling down death by death. Choir: $o $hee. Priest or Bishop: Always. trampling down death by death. heavenly. Choir: Christ is risen from the dead. Deacon or Priest6 Aright. immortal. have mer!y. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. $hy people and bless $hine inheritan!e.

and all)glorious. and good. through 8hom. was slain on the Cross. and unto the ages of ages. our Lord Eesus Christ6 Jo thou now. on this e#!eeding bright. and !ometh down from $hee.ou!hsafe that we who offer it. $hy Son. . at the e#odus of (srael from 3gypt. our Lord Eesus Christ. and bless and san!tify it. and forsa"e us not that hope in $hee. have mer!y. and life)giving Spirit. in honor. and unto $hee do we as!ribe glory. we humbly entreat $hee. and the liberation of $hy people from the bitter bondage of *haraoh. $hy beloved Son. granting health unto all. now before $hy ma&esty. didst !ommand that a Lamb be slain. For we $hy servants. and to the Holy Spirit. and the bestower of health. and saving day of 3aster. The -rayer 'ehind the Am+o: Priest: 1 Lord 8ho dost bless them that bless $hee and san!tify them that put their trust in $hee6 Save $hy people and bless $hine inheritan!e% preserve the fullness of $hy Chur!h. may be parta"ers of $hy heavenly benedi!tion% and by $hy might root out from us all si!"ness and infirmity. we have re!eived freedom and release from the eternal wor"s of the enemy and the indissoluble bonds of Hell. the Father of lights. san!tify them that love the beauty of $hy house% do $hou glorify them by $hy divine power. The -rayer at the 'lessing o# the Artos Deacon or Priest: Let us pray to the Lord. together with $hine 1nly)begotten Son. to the Father who is from everlasting. loo" upon this bread. foreshadowing the Lamb whi!h. and to all $hy people. and unto $hee do we send up glory and than"sgiving and worship. now. now and ever. For every good gift and every perfe!t gift is from above. Choir: Lord. and $hine all)holy.Choir: Lord. have mer!y. and glory. Amen. Priest: 1 od 1mnipotent and Lord Almighty. and ever. and !ommemoration of the glorious . do offer this. and ta"eth away the sins of the whole world. For $hou art the sour!e of blessing. to the priests. who by $hy servant -oses. also. and those who shall "iss it and shall taste of it. also. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 22 . of His own good will. to the Father. ive pea!e to $hy world. and unto ages of ages. and to the Son. be!ause of our deeds.esurre!tion of the same. to $hy !hur!hes. Choir: Amen.

< utterly to destroy the remembran!e of them from the earth. and the Lord heard them. < and let us e#alt His name together. all ye His saints% < for there is no want to them that fear Him. Thrice. in the +ame of the Father. < ( sought the Lord. < $he fa!e of the Lord is against them that do evil. Amen. < 8hat man is there that desireth life. < $he Lord is nigh unto them that are of a !ontrite heart. Come unto Him. and pursue it. -salm 33 ( will bless the Lord at all times. $he angel of the Lord will en!amp round about them that fear Him. < who loveth to see good days= Keep thy tongue from evil. $he righteous !ried. < and the Lord shall deliver them out of them all. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. < $he Lord "eepeth all their bones. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 24 . < . < and saved him out of all his tribulations. < $urn away from evil. saying: $his Artos is blessed and hallowed by the sprin"ling of this holy water. < and His ears are opened unto their suppli!ation. 1 fear the Lord. < and delivered me from all my tribulations. < -any are the tribulations of the righteous. < and He will save the humble of spirit. Thrice. < and thy lips from spea"ing guile.i!h men have turned poor and gone hungry% < but they that see" the Lord shall not be deprived of any good thing. < and will deliver them. Come ye !hildren. trampling down death by death. 1 magnify the Lord with me. and the Lord heard him. hear"en unto me% < ( will tea!h you the fear of the Lord. and of the Son. and He heard me.And i%%ediately the priest sprin'leth the Artos with holy water. $he eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous. < and He delivered them out of all their tribulations. < 1 taste and see that the Lord is good% < blessed is the man that hopeth in Him. and be enlightened. Choir: Christ is risen from the dead. <(n the Lord shall my soul be praised% < let the mee" hear and be glad. and of the Holy Spirit. < and your fa!es shall not be ashamed. < not one of them shall be bro"en. < His praise shall !ontinually be in my mouth. < $his poor man !ried. and do good% < see" pea!e.

% 5 First Hierar!h of the . < and they that hate the righteous shall do wrong. Priest: CH. < and none of them will do wrong that hope in Him. through the inter!essions of His most pure -other. and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. have mer!y on us and save us. Choir: Amen. trampling down death by death.(S/(SSA): Priest: -ay Christ our true od. T E . trampling down death by death6 Choir: And upon those in the tombs bestowing life.$he death of sinners is evil. and unto the ages of ages.esurre!tion on the third day. 0Thrice1 And unto us hath He granted life eternal% we worship His .(S3+. and of all the saints.. Priest or Bishop: $he blessing of the Lord be upon you.everend -etropolitan 3. 8ho rose from the dead.ussian Chur!h Abroad. and trampled down death by death and upon those in the tombs bestowed life. 0/fter each1 Choir: Christ is risen from the dead.ery -ost . through His gra!e and love for man"ind. 1ur reat Lord and Father 3.(S$ (S . now and ever. and all 1rthodo# Christians6 55 preserve.(S3+. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 27 . for He is good and the Lover of man"ind. 0Thrice1 People: (+J33J H3 (S . 5 and our Lord the -ost . 1 Lord. < $he Lord will redeem the souls of His servants. Cler)!: Christ is risen from the dead.everend Ar!hbishop /or Bishop0 3. Choir: Amen.ussia% 5 our Lord the .5 the -ost)holy *atriar!h of -os!ow and All ." 5 the brotherhood of this holy temple. always. for many years.

Thrice oly Comm*nion Reader: ( than" $hee. where the sound of them that "eep festival is un!easing and the delight is endless of them that behold the ineffable beauty of $hy !ountenan!e. but hast vou!hsafed me to be a !ommuni!ant of $hy holy $hings. for love unfeigned. 1 Lord my od. King of the ages and Creator of all things. for the pea!e of the powers of my soul. ( may remember $hy gra!e always. and to the ages of ages.f St. grant that these may be even unto me for the healing of both soul and body. For $hou art the true desire and the unutterable gladness of them that love $hee. together with the Father and the Holy Spirit.i0ine )it*rgy -rayers a#ter -riest: lory to $hee 1 od. . ( than" $hee for all the good things $hou hast bestowed upon me and for the !ommunion of $hy most pure and life)!reating -ysteries. but for $hee. Amen. for the "eeping of $hy !ommandments. even unto my last breath. the unworthy. and no longer live for myself. 1 -aster. for the fullness of wisdom. for an in!rease of $hy divine gra!e. now and ever. with a pure !ons!ien!e. For $hou art the Bread of Life. ( than" $hee that $hou hast vou!hsafed me. 1 Christ our od. Basil the Great& 2: 1 -aster Christ our od. ( may attain unto everlasting rest. Lover of man"ind. of $hy holy $hings unto the remission of sins and life eternal. to parta"e worthily. Amen. for faith unashamed. and unto $hee do we send up glory. 8ho for our sa"e didst die and rise again and didst bestow upon us these dread and life)!reating -ysteries for the well)being and san!tifi!ation of our souls and bodies. for the enlightenment of the eyes of my heart. that $hou hast not re&e!ted me. and for the attainment of $hy Kingdom% that being preserved by $hem in $hy holiness. for the averting of everything hostile.The End o# the . The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2: . But. therefore. the iver of good things. to parta"e of $hy most pure and heavenly ifts. ( pray $hee. 1 ood 1ne and Lover of man"ind6 Keep me under $hy prote!tion and in the shadow of $hy wings and grant me. the Sour!e of Holiness. our -aster and Benefa!tor% and thus when ( have departed this life in hope of life eternal. and all !reation doth hymn $hee unto the ages. a sinner.

Burn up the thorns of all my sins. to stand at the right hand of $hy glory. the wise apostles. /nother Pra!er& To the 3ost 4ol! Theoto5os: 1 most holy Lady. and "eep me from every soul)!orrupting deed and word. the !ommanders of the bodiless hosts. who am unworthy. and the radian!e of our souls. do thou enlighten the spiritual eyes of my heart% thou who gavest birth to the Sour!e of (mmortality. we all send up glory as is meet. let me not be s!or!hed. into all my &oints. *urify my soul. revive me who am dead in sin% thou who art the The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2A . and $hy *re!ious Blood for the remission of sins% and may this 3u!harist be unto me for &oy. vou!hsafe me. +ail down the whole of me with the fear of $hee. every passion may flee as from fire. preserve. my hope. Strengthen my substan!e together with my bones. 1 ood 1ne. my reigns. !onsolation. prote!tion. refuge. 1 my Creator. a sinner. through the inter!essions of $hy most pure -other and of all the saints. and ma"e $hy servant a !hild of light. And at $hy dread Se!ond Coming. *urify. Show me to be the dwelling)pla!e of $hy Spirit alone. enter $hou into my members. $hou 8ho art fire that doth !onsume the unworthy. 1 my !ompassionate Christ. that from me as $hine abode through the entry of Communion. my &oy% ( than" thee that thou hast vou!hsafed me. !leanse and adorn me% ma"e me !omely. san!tify my thoughts. health. $hy Forerunner. $heoto"os. and unto $hee as od and -aster. every day. 1 thou who gavest birth to the $rue Light. /nother Pra!er: 1 Lord Eesus Christ our od. and gladness. and $hine undefiled pure -other. every evildoer. light of my dar"ened soul.2erses of 3etaphrastes& 3: 1 $hou 8ho givest me willingly $hy Flesh as food. But rather. to be a parta"er of the most pure Body and pre!ious Blood of thy Son. 3nlighten my simple five senses. 3ver prote!t. give me understanding and enlighten me. my heart. For $hou alone art our san!tifi!ation. and no longer a habitation of sin. whose entreaties do $hou a!!ept. may $hy Holy Body be unto me for life eternal. As inter!essors ( offer unto $hee all the saints.

and unto ages of ages. and the re!all of my thoughts from !aptivity. 1 Holy 1ne. as it is in heaven. 1 Lord. Thrice lory to the Father. visit and heal our infirmities for $hy nameKs sa"e. now and ever. 1 -ost Holy $rinity. 1 -aster. and to the Holy Spirit. and the power. 1ur Father. both now and ever. pardon our ini>uities. And vou!hsafe me until my last breath to re!eive without !ondemnation the san!tifi!ation of the most pure -ysteries for the healing of soul and body% and grant me tears of repentan!e and !onfession. a!!ording to $hy word6 for mine eyes have seen $hy salvation. of the Father. whi!h $hou hast prepared before the fa!e of all peoples% a light of revelation for the entiles. Holy (mmortal. and to the Son. and to the Son. and the glory of $hy people (srael. Reader: Amen. and to the Holy Spirit. Holy -ighty. ive us this day our daily bread. and unto ages of ages. and forgive us our debts. for blessed and most glorified art thou unto the ages. Priest: For thine is the "ingdom. have mer!y on me and grant me !ompun!tion and !ontrition in my heart. and unto ages of ages. and of the Son. as we forgive our debtors% and lead us not into temptation. Amen. 1 -aster. that ( may hymn and glorify thee all the days of my life. who art in the heavens.lovingly)!ompassionate -other of the mer!iful od. both now and ever. Amen. and humility in my thoughts. and the glory. and of the Holy Spirit. thy will be done on earth. have mer!y on us. Then: +ow lettest $hou $hy servant depart in pea!e. but deliver us from the 3vil 1ne. Thrice lory to the Father. Amen. hallowed be thy +ame% thy "ingdom !ome. blot out our sins. Holy od. Troparion to St 6ohn Chr!sosto+& 7i)hth Tone: The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2C . have mer!y on us. Lord. have mer!y.

. have mer!y.Reader: ra!e shining forth from thy mouth li"e a bea!on hath illumined the universe. and to the Son. Lord. bless. the very $heoto"os. all blessed righteous one. Christ our od. and unto the ages of ages. lory. 1 Christ. and by thy lips thou dost tea!h all to worship the 1ne od in $rinity. and to the Holy Spirit.. and shown us the heights of humility% but while instru!ting by $hy words. glory to $hee. inter!ede with the 8ord. for thou art a tea!her revealing things divine. 1 Eohn Chrysostom. 1 -ediation unto the Creator unfailing.. them that honor thee. to help us who in faith !ry unto $hee% hasten to inter!ession and speed thou to ma"e suppli!ation. 1 Father Eohn Chrysostom. 0Thrice1 Father. thou who dost ever prote!t.. Lord. Both now. our od and our hope. Choir: -ore honorable than the Cherubim. thee do we magnify. 7th Tone: From the heavens hast thou re!eived divine gra!e. who without !orruption gavest birth to od the 8ord. disdain not the suppliant voi!es of sinners% but be thou >ui!". and beyond !ompare more glorious than the Seraphim. Priest: lory to $hee. 0T%el#e ti+es1 Priest: -ost Holy $heoto"os save us. and dis!losed to the world treasures of un!ovetousness. 6onta'ion. . Choir: lory to the Father.ightly do we a!!laim thee. 1 good one. to save our souls. 1 prote!tion of Christians that !annot be put to shame. 1 $heoto"os. have mer!y. The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2F . Amen. both now and ever.

have mer!y upon us and save us. 0Thrice1 Rev. of our holy and od)bearing fathers and of all the Saints. through the inter!essions of His most pure -other. Lord. for He is good and the Lover of man"ind.Priest: -ay Christ our true od /8ho rose from the dead0. have mer!y. Choir: Amen. 8/98/9::0 The Paschal Divine Liturgy 2G .

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