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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

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Sunday Matins Hymns


3 October 2010
19th Sunday After Pentecost – 2nd Of St Luke
All Saints Of Cyprus
St Dionysios The Areopagite & Hieromartyr Of Athens

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Tone 2
Published - 30 September 2010 R e s u r r e c t i o n G o s p e l 8 - John 20:11-18
Eothinon 8
Katavasias Of The Ever Blessed Theotokos

Not For Material Profit!

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P s al m 1 17 / 1 18 Tis Agiis tis en ti gi Aftou
STIHOS: In the Saints on His earth,
VERSE :
PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY ethavmastosen O Kyrios. the Lord Magnified His Will.
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Emfilosofotata Theo, maker Thou mystically, piously explained
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en appeared to us. Blessed is He Dionysie, os dinaton the Inspired development of
Onomati Kyriou! Who comes in the Name of the omoioumenos, ton onomaton Si, the divine Names, O Godly*
Lord! Mystikos ton Thion, evsevos minded Dionysios; for through
STIHOS 1:Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Give thanks to the Lord,
VERSE 1: exiplosas, tin entheon Theofron Contemplation, Thou, O
agathos, oti is ton eona to eleos for He is Good; His Mercy anptixin, enosi krittoni, miithis
tai per ennian, ke miisas, tou Blessed One, became like God
aftou! endures forever! kosmou ta perata as far as humanly possible. In
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has union thus with God, Thou
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en appeared to us. Blessed is He were taught Things that
Onomati Kyriou! Who comes in the Name of the transcend all thought, and
Lord! Thou taught them in turn to
Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me,
STIHOS 2: All the nations surrounded
VERSE 2: the whole wide world.
ke to Onomati Kyriou iminamin me, but in the Name of the ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
aftous. Lord I drove them back.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio
Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has E igh th E o thi no n D o xa st iko n – T one Pl a ga l 4
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en appeared to us. Blessed is He
Onomati Kyriou! Who comes in the Name of the Ta tis Marias dakria ou matin Verily, the fervid tears of Mary
Lord!
STIHOS 3: Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke hinte thermos. Idou gar were not shed in vain; for
esti thavmasti en ofthalmis This is the Lord’s doing,
VERSE 3: katixiote ke didaskonton behold she was worthy to
imon. and it is marvellous in our Angelon ke tis opseos tis Sis, O
learn from the Angels, and to
Theos Kyrios ke epefanen imin. eyes. Iisou. All Eti progia froni, ia
gini asthenis. Dio ke look at Thy Face, O Jesus. But
Evlogimenos O ergomenos en The Lord is God, and has apopempete mi prospsafse Si since she was a weak
Onomati Kyriou! appeared to us. Blessed is He
Who comes in the Name of the Hriste. All omos kirix pempete human being, she still thought
Lord! tis Sis Mathites, is Evangelia of earthly things. Therefore,
efise, tin pros ton Patroon kliron
The Re s ur re c tio n A p ol ytiki a – To ne 2 anodon apangellousa. Meth is
she was prevented from
touching Thee, O Christ.
Ote katilthes pros ton thanaton, i When Thou condescended to axioson ke imas tis emfanias
Sou, Despota Kyrie. However she was sent to
Zoi i Athanatos, tote ton adin Death, O Life Immortal, Thou
enekrosas ti astrapi tis proclaim to Thy Disciples, and
slayed Hades with the lightning
Theotitos. Ote de ke tous to tell them the Glad Tidings
flash of Thy Divinity. When also
tethneotas ek ton katahthonion and of the Ascension to the
anestisas, pase e Dinamis ton Thou raised up the dead from
Heavenly Heritage. Like her,
Epouranion ekravgazon. the subterranean abodes, all
then, make us worthy of Thine
Zoodota Hriste, O Theos imon, the Powers of Heaven cried
Doxa Si! Appearance, O Lord.
aloud: O Life*giver, Christ our
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of
God, Glory to Thee! eonon.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
ages.
Pnevmati Amin. Amen
Son, and to the Holy Spirit
The Congregation Must Stand

The Theotokion And The Great Doxology Is


A pol yti kio n o f St Di o nys io s the Are o pa gite – TONE 4
Immediately Followed By The Divine
Liturgy Of St John Chrysostom... 
Hristotita ekdidahthis ke nifon en Since thou had been instructed in
pasin, agathin sinidisin uprightness thoroughly and
iroprepos endisamenos, intlisas wast vigilant in all things, thou
ek tou skevous tis eklogis ta was clothed with a good
aporrita ke tin pistin tirisas, ton conscience as befitted one Holy.
ison dromon tetelekas, Iromartis Thou didst draw from the

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Stihe r a P r os o mi a o f S t D io ny sio s the Ar e o p agi te – TONE 1 Dionisie: presveve Hristo to Theo Chosen Vessel Ineffable
sothine tas psihas imon. Mysteries; and having kept the
Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Praise Him with timbrel and Faith, thou didst finish a like
Enite Afton en hordes ke dance; praise Him with course, O Hieromartyr
organo. strings and pipe. Dionysios. Intercede with Christ
God that our souls be Saved.
Agkistro tis Haritos sofos, O Pavlos When Paul, the Divine Apostle,
O entheos, dimigorisas preached to the wise Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of
ezogrisen, Ierofantrora, ke ton Athenians, he saw that Thou eonon. ages.
aporriton, Theoron irgasatos,
Se skevos eklogis theasamenos. were a Chosen Vessel, not Amin. Amen
Meth ou disopison, theorrimon unlike himself. Skilfully he
Dionysie, tou sothine, tous caught Thee with the
potho imnountas Se. Fisherman’s Hook of Grace. He The ot oki on – T one 4
made Thee both a Seer and To ap eonos apokrifon ke Angelis O Theotokos, through Thee was
Interpreter of Sacred Mysteries. agnoston Mistirion, dia sou revealed to us on earth, the
God*inspired Dionysios, pray Theotoke tis epi gis pefanerote. Mystery, which was hidden from
together so that we who extol Theos en asighito enosi
Eternity, and which the Angels
Thee may be Saved. sarkoumenos. Ke stavron
themselves knew not: that God,
Enite afton en kimvalis evihis. Praise Him with tuneful cymbals; ekousios iper imon
uniting Natures without
praise Him with loud cymbals. katadexamenos. Di ou anastisas
Enite afton en kimvalis
alalagmou. Pasa pnoi inesato Let everything that has breath ton protoplaston, esosen ek confusion, became Man and
ton Kyrion. praise the Lord. thanatou tas psihas imon. accepted crucifixion voluntarily
Agkistro tis Haritos sofos, O Pavlos When Paul, the Divine Apostle, for our Salvation; by virtue of
O entheos, dimigorisas preached to the wise which Resurrecting mankind
ezogrisen, Ierofantrora, ke ton Athenians, he saw that Thou whom He had first created, He
aporriton, Theoron irgasatos, Small Litany
were a Chosen Vessel, not Saved our souls from Death.
Se skevos eklogis theasamenos.
unlike himself. Skilfully he
Meth ou disopison, theorrimon Fi r st K at hi sm a o f the Re s ur re ctio n – TONE 2
Dionysie, tou sothine, tous caught Thee with the
potho imnountas Se. Fisherman’s Hook of Grace. He O efshimon Iosif, apo tou xilou The noble Joseph taking down
made Thee both a Seer and kathelon, to ahranton Sou Thy spotless Body from the
Interpreter of Sacred Mysteries. Soma, sindoni kathara, ilisas ke Tree, wrapped it in a clean
God*inspired Dionysios, pray aromasin, en mnimati keno,
shroud with sweet spices and
together so that we who extol kidefsas apetheto; alla trimeros
anestis Kyrie, parehon to kosmo laid it for burial in a new grave;
Thee may be Saved.
to Mega Eleos! but on the third day Thou
Dikeos os foinix anthisi, ke
STIHOS: VERSE: The Righteous shall flourish
like a palm tree, they shall be arose, O Lord, granting the
osi kedros i en to Livano
plithinthisete. multiplied like the cedars of world Thy Great Mercy!
Angelis omotimon ton noun, Pater Lebanon.. ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
dionysie, di aretis ergasamenos, Through Virtue Thou purified Thy Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit
tin iperkosmion, tis Ierarhias, mind, O Father Dionysios, and Tes
evtaxian pansofe, en vivlis ieris thus Thou equalled the Angels.
Myroforis Ginexi, para to The Angel standing by the Grave
anistorisas. Kath’ in mnima epistas, O Angelos evoa: cried to the Myrrhbearing
Being learned and Most Wise, in To Myra tis thanitis iparhi
errithmisas, Ekklisias ta Women: Myrrh is fitting for the
sistimata, ouranion, tas taxis Thy Sacred Writings, Thou armodia, Hristos de diafthoras
mimoumenos. explored the orderly edihthi allotrios; alla dead, but Christ has been
arrangement of Celestial kravgasate: Anesti O Kyrios, shown to be a stranger to
Heirarchy; and thus Thou parehon to kosmo to Mega corruption. But cry aloud: The
indicated how the Church is Eleos! Lord has Risen, granting the
likewise organised, imitating world His Great Mercy!
the Heavenly Hierarchy.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of
eonon. ages.

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Amin Amen Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis PraiseGod in His Saints; praise
Theotokion Afton. Enite afton en Him in the firmament of His
stereomati tis Dinameos Power.
Panta iper ennian, panta Beyond the power of thought, Aftou.
iperendoxa, ta sa, Theotoke, exceedingly glorious art all Thy
Mistiria. Ti Agnia esfragismeni
Ipatosan Ioudei, pos i stratiote Let the Judeans explain: how did
Mysteries, O Birth*giver of God; apolesan, tirountes ton Vasilea?
ke Parthenia filattomeni, Mitir the soldiers lose the King while
sealed in Purity and preserved Dia ti gar O lithos, ouk efilaxe
egnosthis apsevdis, Theon they were watching? And why
tekousa Alithinon. Afton in Virginity, Thou art tin Petran tis Zoiis: i ton tafenta
did the stone not guard the
iketeve, sothine tas psihas imon. acknowledged to be, in very dotosan, i Anastanta
proskinitosan, ligontes sin imin: Rock of Life? Either let them
Truth, the Mother who brought surrender the One Who was
Doxa to plithi ton iktirmon Sou:
forth the True God; wherefore Sotir imon, Doxa Si! buried or worship Him Who
entreat Him so that our souls
has Risen, saying with us:
may be Saved. Glory to the abundance of Thy
Se c ond Re su r re cti o n K ath is m a - TONE 2
Mercies! O our Saviour, ✞ Glory
Ton lithon tou Mnimatos, Thou did not prevent the Tomb to Thee!
sfragisthine mi kolisas, tin stone from being sealed, and Praise
petran tis pistos, anastas
Enite afton epi tes dinasties Him for His Mighty Acts;
Risen, Thou granted to all the afton. Enite afton kata to praise Him according to the
pareshes pasi, Kyrie Doxa Si!
Rock of Faith: Lord, Glory to plithos tis Megalosinis Aftou. greatness of His Majesty.
Thee! Herete lai, ke agalliasthe: Angelos Rejoice you Nations and be glad:
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the ekathisen, is to lithon tou an Angel sat upon the Tomb
Pnevmati Son, and to the Holy Spirit mnimatos; aftos imas stone; he gave us Good Tidings
Ton Evingelisato ipon: Hristos
Mathiton Sou O Horos, sin The Choir of Thy Disciples
Anesti ek nekron, O Sotir tou
saying: Christ has Risen from
Miroforis Ginexin, agallete rejoices in harmony with the the dead and filled the
kosmou, ke eplirose ta simpanta
simfonos; kinon gar eortin sin Universe with Sweet Fragrance.
Myrrhbearing Women; for with evodias. Herete lai, ke
aftis eortazomen, is Doxan ke Rejoice you Nations and be
them we celebrate a common agalliasthe.
Timin tis Sis Anastaseos; ke di
afton Filanthrope Kyrie, to lao Feast to the Glory and Honour glad!
Sou parashou to Mega Eleos! of Thy Resurrection. Through Enite afton en iho salpingos. Praise Him with the sound of the
them, O Lord Who Lovest Enite afton en psaltirio ke trumpet; praise Him with lute
mankind, grant Thy people kithara. and harp.
Thy Great Mercy! Angelos men to Here, pro tis Sis An Angel before Thy Conception,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the ages of Sillipseos Kyrie, ti Keharitomeni O Lord, brought the Greeting
eonon. ekomisen. Angelos de ton lithon,
ages. ‘Rejoice!’ to the One Full of
tou Endoxou Sou Mnimatos, en
Amin Amen ti Si Anastsi ekilisen. O men, Grace. At Thy Resurrection an
The ot oki on - TONE 2 anti tis lipis, evfrosinis simvola Angel rolled the stone from
minion. O de, anti Thanatou, Thy Glorious Tomb; one
Ipereflogimeni iparhis, Theotoke Thou art highly Blessed, Virgin Despotin Zoodotin kiritton imin. revealed the Signs of Joy
Parthene; dia gar to Sou Theotokos, for through Him Dio Voomen Si: Energeta ton instead of sorrow; the other *
sarkothentos, O Adis Who was Incarnate from Thee, apanton, Kyrie, Doxa Si!
ihmalotiste, O Adam anakeklite, instead of Death * proclaimed
Hades has been taken Captive, to us a Master and Giver of
i katara nenekrote, i Eva
ileftherote, O Thanatos Adam recalled, the Curse Life. Therefore we cry aloud to
tethantote, ke imis slain, Eve set free, Death has Thee, the Benefactor of all
ezoopiithimen; dio animnountes been put to death and we have mankind: O Lord, Glory to
voomen: Evlogitos Histos O been given Life; therefore with Thee!’
Theos imon: O outos evdokisas Hymns we cry: Blessed art
Doxa Si!
Thou, Christ our God, Who

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poleos. In filattis, Thee as a Beacon overlooking Resurrection Evlogitaria, Trisagion have been thus well*pleased:
Orthodoxousan pansofe, ses Hymn, Theotokion & Small Litany
the Church of Christ, and he Glory to Thee!
evhes Theokirix!
Ordained Thee Hierarch of I pe r k oi o f t he Re su rre ct ion - TONE 2
that famed, pious city, Athens,
O Godly Preacher. Preserve Meta to pathos porefthise en to The Women who went to Thy
Her forever Orthodox, by Thy Mnimati, pros to mirise to Soma Tomb after the Passion to
Prayers, O All Wise Saint! Sou e Ginekes, Hriste O Theos, anoint Thy Body, O Christ God,
The ot oki on idon Angelous en to tafo ke
saw Angels in the Tomb and
exestisan; fonis gar ikonoun ex
En ti septi kiimisi Sou Panagia All Holy Virgin Lady Pure: at Thy afton, oti Anesti O Kyrios, were amazed, for they heard a
Parthene, parin O Dionysios, sin Divine Dormition present were doroumenos to kosmo to Mega message from them: The Lord
to Ierotheo, ke Timotheo to Dionysios, Hierotheos and Eleos! has Risen, granting the world
Thio, ama tis Apostolis, ekastos
imnon adontes, prosforon ti Si Timothy, the Divine His Great Mercy!
mnimi. Meth’ on ken in, pasa Hieromartyrs, together with An a b ath mi o f the Re su r re ct io n - TONE 2
glossa vrotios animni Se, tin tou the Apostles. Each sang a
Theou lohevtrian, ke tou worthy Hymn in Memory of ANTIFONON A En to Ourano ta ANTIPHON 1 The eyes of my heart
kosmou prostatin. Thee. And with them every ommata ekpempo mou tis are raised towards Heaven, to
human tongue now rightly kardias, pros se Sotir, soson me Thee, O Saviour. Save me by
extols Thee Who gave Birth to si epilampsi
Thine Illumination.
God and who Protects the
whole world! Eleison imas tous pteontas si polla, O Christ, have Mercy upon us
kath’ ekastin oran, o Hriste who transgress against Thee in
L au d s : T he P r ai se s t o God P s al m 1 4 8 mou. Ke dos pro telous tropous
ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD many ways and in every hour.
tou metanoin si.
Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Let everything that has breath Before our end, give us the
Enite ton Kyrion ek ton praise the Lord. Praise the means of a Repentance
Ouranon. Enite Afton en tis Lord from the Heavens; praise acceptable unto Thee.
Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos to Him in the Highest. To Thee
Theo. praise is due, O God.
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞Glory to the Father, and to the
Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Praise Him, all His Angels; praise tous eonas ton eonon. now and ever, and to the Ages
Aftou. Enite Afton, pase e Him, all His Powers. To Thee of Ages.
Dinamis Aftou. Si prepi imnos praise is due, O God.
to Theo. Amin. Amen
P s al m 1 50 ✞Agio Pnevmati to Vasilevin peli, ✞The Holy Spirit is sovereign; He
PRAISE
LET ALL THINGS PRAI SE THE LORD! to Agiazin, to kinin tin ktisin. Governs and Sanctifies
TONE 2 - RESURRECTION STICHERA Theos gar estin Omoousios Patri Creation. For He is God, Co*
Tou piise en aftis Frima To execute upon them the ke Logo.
Substantial with the Father and
engrapton. Doxa afti este pasi Judgement that is decreed;
the Word.
tis Osiis Aftou. such Glory will be for all His
Holy Ones. ANTIFONON B I mi oti Kyrios in en ANTIPHON 2 But for the Lord in our
Pasa pnoi, ke pasa ktisis, Se Doxazi Everything that has breath and imin, tis ikanos soos filahthine, midst, who can be kept safe
ek tou ehthrou ama ke from the enemy that destroys
Kyrie; oti dia tou Stavrou, ton every creature Glorifies Thee, O anthropoktonou?
Thanaton katirgisas, ina dixis Lord, for through Thy Cross man?
tis lais, tin ek nekron Sou Tis
Anastasin, os Monos
Thou destroyed Death to show odousin afton mi parados Truly, my enemies roar like lions,
the Nations Thy Resurrection Soter, ton son doulon. Leontos O Saviour. Do not deliver Thy
Filanthropos!
tropon kat’ emou kinounte ke
from the dead, as Thou alone servants unto their teeth.
gar i ehthri mou.
Loves mankind!
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞Glory to the Father, and to the
Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
tous eonas ton eonon. now and ever, and to the Ages
of Ages.

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Amin. Amen evlogitos I. Creator, and they sang in Joy:
“Blessed art Thou and praised
✞Agio Pnevmati Zoarhia ke geras. ✞The Holy Spirit is the Principle
above all: O Lord God of our
Panata gar ta ktista, os Theos of Life and Honour. As God, Fathers!”
on dinami, sintiri en patri, di’ He does invigorate all ODI 8 ODE 8
Iou de. ✞Enoumen, evlogoumen ke ✞We praise, we Bless and we
creatures and preserves them
in the Father through the Son. proskinoumen ton Kyrios. worship the Lord!

Theywho put their Pedas evagis en ti kamino O tokos The Offspring of the Theotokos
ANTIFONON Γ I pepithotes epi Kyrion ANTIPHON 3
tis Theotokou diesosato, tote saved the Holy Children in the
eikasin ori to agio, i oudamos trust in the Lord are like the
men tipoumenos, nin de furnace. He Who was then
salevonte prosvoles tou Beliar. Holy Mountain. They are never energoumenos tin ikoumenin
shaken by the attacks of Belial. prefigured has since been born
apasan agiri psallousan. Ton
on earth, and He gathers
En anomies hiras afton, mi They who live in the Divine Life Kyrion imnite ta Erga ke
together all Creation to sing:
ektinatosan i Thios zontes. Ou iperipsoute is pantas tous eonas.
shall not reach out their hands
gar ea Hristos, ti ravdo ton “O ye Works of the Lord: Bless
to evil, for Christ will not Magnificat  ye the Lord and Exalt Him
kliron aftou. deliver His Inheritance to the above all forever!”
evil one. K at av a si a o f t he E ve r Bl e s se d T he o to ko s - 9 t h Od e
✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Apas gigenis skiratato to pnevmati Let every mortaL born on earth,
Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is Son, and to the Holy Spirit, lampadouhoumenos. Pnigirizeto carrying his torch, in spirit
tous eonas ton eonon. now and ever, and to the Ages de ailon noon fisis, gererousa TA leap for Joy; and let the Order
Amin of Ages. IERA THAVMASIA tis Theomitoros
of the Angelic Powers
✞Agio Pnevmati, propigazi pasa Amen ke voato. Heris, Pammakariste
celebrate and honour THE
Theotoke Agni, Aiparthene.
sofia. Enthen haris Apostolis, ke ✞The Holy Spirit is the Font of all HOLY FEAST of the Theotokos,
tis athlis katastefonte martires, Wisdom. To the Apostles The Small Litany & Praises To The and let them cry: “Hail, All
ke Profite orosi.
comes Grace, to the Martyrs, Lord  Blessed Theotokos, Pure and
Prokeimenon, small litany, Praises to the crowning in their Struggles, Ever Virgin!”
god & gospel  and to the Prophets vision of E igh th E xa p os te il ar io n o f t he Re su r re cti o n – T on e 2
the future. Dio Angelous vlepsasa, evdothen Verily, when Mary saw two Angels
P r oke i me no n – T one 2 tou inimiou, Maria exeplitteto, inside the Tomb she was taken
ke Hriston agnoousa, os
Exegerthiti, Kyrie O Theos mou, Rise up for me, O Lord, in the kipouron epirota: Kyrie, pou to
by surprise, and * not
en prostagmati O enetilo, ke Judgement that Thou hast recognising Christ but thinking
Soma, tou Iisou mou tethikas?
sinagogi laon kiklosi Se. [2] Commanded. And so shall the Klisi de touton gnousa ine Him to be the Gardener * she
congregation of the people afton, ton Sotira ikouse. Mi said to Him: Sir, where hast
come about Thee.[2] Mou aptou. Pros ton Patera Thou placed the Body of Jesus?
STIHOS Kyrie O Theos mou, epi Si VERSE
ERSEO Lord my God, I have put apimi, ipe tis Adelfis Mou. She knew from His Voice that
ilpisa: Soson me! my trust in Thee: Save me! He was the Saviour, and she
Exegerthiti, Kyrie O Theos mou, Rise up for me, O Lord, in the obeyed Him when He said@:
en prostagmati O enetilo, ke Judgement that Thou hast “Do not touch Me, for I Am
sinagogi laon kiklosi Se Commanded. And so shall going to My Father. Tell this
the congregation of the to My Brethren.”
people come about Thee.
E x a po ste il a ri on o f St D ion ysi o s t he A re op a gite – T one 2
Small Litany 
To Pavlo Dionisie, to klino korifeo, All Blessed Dionysios, Thou
Mathitevthis panolvie, ip’ aftou became a Disciple of the
emvithis, ton apokrifon tin renowed and paramount Paul,
gnosin. Othen Se ke lamptira, ti
Ekklisia tithisin, Athinon who initiated Thee into
prohirisas, tis evsevous, Ierarhin Mystical Knowledge. He set

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K at av a si a o f t he E ve r Bl e s se d T he o to ko s – T o ne 4 P r ai se s t o Al mig hty G od
ODI 1 ODE 1 TH E CONG REGA TION M U ST STA ND

Anixo to stoma mou ke plirothisete I shall open my mouth and the Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion [2] Let everything that has breath
Pnevmatos ke logon erevxome ti Spirit will inspire it, and I shall praise the Lord. [2]
Vasilidi Mitri. Ke ofthisome utter the words of my song to Enesato pnoi ... Pasa ton Kyrion Let the Lord be praised ... by
fedros Panigirizon ke aso everything that has breath
the Queen and Mother: I shall
gnothomenos TAFTIS TA The Re s ur re c tio n Go s pe l
THAVMATA. be seen radiantly keeping
THE PRIEST STANDS BEFORE THE HOLY ALTAR IN THE SANCTUARY.
Feast and JOYFULLY PRAISING ON SUNDAYS HE READS THE HOLY RESURRECTION GOSPEL AND THE EOTHINON AT THE HOLY
HER MIRACLES ALTAR, BUT ON OTHER DAYS HE READS THE HOLY GOSPEL FOR THE FEAST FROM THE ROYAL
ODE 3 GATES [HOLY DOORS] FACING THE CONGREGATION.
ODI 3

Tous sous imnologous, Theotoke, O Mother of God, Thou living and


izosa ke afthonos pigi, thiason plentiful Fount, grant strength Ke iper tou kataxiothine imas tis PRIEST And that He will graciously
sigkrotisantas pnevmatikon, to those united in Spiritual akroaseos tou Agiou Evangeliou grant us to hear His Holy
stereoson. Ke en ti Thia Doxi Kyriou ton Theon imon Gospel, let us pray to the Lord.
Fellowship, who sing Hymns of iketevsomen.
Sou Stefanon Doxis axioson. Praise to Thee: and in Thy Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have mercy [3]
Divine Glory grant them
Crowns of Glory.
Sofia! Orthi! Akiousomen tou PRIEST Wisdom! Arise! Let us listen
ODI 4 ODE 4
Agiou Evangeliou to the Holy Gospel.
Tin anexihniaston thian voulin tis Perceiving the unsearchable Irini pasi! Peace be with you all.
ek tis Parthenou sarkoseos Sou Purpose of God concerning WE BO W O UR H EAD S TO RE CEI VE THE PR IE ST’ S BLE SSING

to Ipsistou, O Profitis Abbakoum Thine Incarnation from a


katanoon ekravgaxe: Doxa ti
Virgin, O Most High, the
Ke to pnevmati sou PEOPLE And with thy spirit
Dinami Sou, Kyrie
Prophet Habakkuk cried: Glory Ek tou kata I o a n n i n Agiou PRIEST The Lesson is from the Holy
E v a n g e l i o u to anagnosma... Gospel according to St John
ODI 5
to Thy Power, O Lord!
ODE 5 20:11-18
Exesti ta simpanta epi ti Thia Doxi The whole world was amazed at Proshomen Let us attend
Sou. Si gar, apirogame
Parthene, eshes en Mitra ton epi
Thy Divine Glory: for Thou, O ✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! PEOPLE ✞ Glory to Thee, O Lord:
panton Theon ke tetokas Virgin, Who has not known Glory to Thee!
wedlock, has been Translated Make The Sign Of The Cross & Bow To God In Gratitude And
ahronon Iion, pasi tis imnousi se Worship – Before & After The Holy Gospel
sotirian vravevousa. from earth to the Eternal
Mansions to the Life without
Gospel 8: John 20:11-18
OUR RISEN LORD JESUS SPEAKS TO ST MARY MAGDALENE
end, bestowing Salvation upon
Maria de istiki pros to Mnimio Mary stood outside the Tomb
all who sing Thy praises. kleousa exo. Os ouneklee,
ODI 6 ODE 6 weeping, and as she wept she
parekipsen is to Mnimion ke
Tin thian taftin ke pantimon As we celebrate this Sacred and theori dio Angelous en levkis
stooped down and looked into
Telountes Eortin i Theofrones tis the Tomb. And she saw two
Solemn Feast of the kathezomenou, ena pros ti
Theomitoros, defte tas hiras kefali ke ena pros tis posin, Angels in white sitting * one at
krotisomen, ton ex aftis Theotokos, let us come,
opou ekito to Soma tou Isou. the head and the other at the
tehthenta Theon Doxazontes. clapping our hands, O
feet * where the Body of Jesus
people of the Lord, and
had lain.
Glorifying God Who was Born
of her. Ke legousin afti ekini: Gyne, ti And they asked her: “Woman, why
ODI 7 ODE 7
kleis? are you weeping?”
Ouk elatrefsan ti ktisi i theoforones The Holy Children bravely Legi aftis: Oti iran ton Kyrion Mou, She replied: “Because they have
para ton Ktisanta. Alla piros trampled upon the threatening ke ouk ida pou ethikan afton. taken away my Lord, and I do
apilin andrios patisantes, fire, preferring not to worship not know where they have laid
herontes epsallon. Iperimnite, Him.”
created things rather than the
O ton Pateron Kyrios ke Theos,

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Ke tafta ipousa estrafi is ta opiso, Now when she said this, she skilefsas, ke tou Adou tas pilas of mortals and Thou hast
sintripsas Loge, ke i thniti raised up all with Thyself,
ke theori ton Isoun estota, ke turned around and saw Jesus katidontes to thavma
ouk idi oti Iisous esti. standing there, but did not despoiling the Might of Death,
ethavmazon, ke pasa ktisis
know that it was Jesus. sigheri, en ti si Anastasi O Saviuour, and smashing the
Filantrope. Dio ke pantes Gates of Hades, O Word; and
Legi afti O Iisous: Gyne, ti kleis? Jesus said to her: “Woman, why
doxazomen, ke imnounmen tin mortals, when they saw,
Tina zitis? are you weeping? Whom are
sin sigkatavasin, ke kosmos marvelled at the Wonder, and
you seeking?”
Sotir mou animni Se ai! all Creation rejoices in Thy
Ekini dokousa oti O kipouros esti, Supposing Him to be the
legi afto: Kyrie, i si evastasas Resurrection, O Lover of
Gardener, she said to Him: “Sir,
afton, ipe mi pou ethikas afton, humankind. Therefore, we all
if you have carried Him away,
kago afton aro. tell me where you have laid Glorify and Hymn Thy
Him, and I will take Him away.” Condescension; and the world
Legi afti O Iisous: Maria! Jesus said to her: “Mary!” ever praised Thee, my Saviour!
Strafisa ekini legi afto: Ravouni,! She turned and said to The S yn a xa ri on o f 3 O c tobe r
Him:
(O legete, Didaskale.)
“Rabboni!” (which is to say:
Ti Γ’ tou aftou minos, Mnimi tou On the 3 day of this month we
rd

Agiou Ieromartiros Dionisiou Commemorate the Holy


“Teacher”). tou Areopagitou. Hieromartyr, St Dionysios the
Legi afti O Iisous: Mi Mou aptou. Jesus said to her: “Do not cling to Areopagite.
Oupo gar anavevika pros ton
Patera Mou. Porevou de pros
Me, for I have not yet Ti Afti imera, Mnimi ton Agion On this day we Commemorate
ascended to My Father; but Martiron Roustikou ke the Holy Martyrs, St Rustikos
tous Adelfous Mou ke ipe go to My Brethren and tell Eleftheriou. and St Eleftherios of Athens.
aftis. Anaveno pros ton them: ‘I am Ascending to My
Patera Mou ke Patera imon, ke Father and your Father, and
Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou On this day we Commemorate
Theo Mou ke Theon imon. Martiros Theoktistou. the Holy Martyr, St
to My God and your God.’”
Erhete Maria i Magdalini Mary Magdalene went and told
Theoktistos.
apangelousa tis Mathites oti the Disciples that she had seen
Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou On this day we Commemorate
eorake ton Kyrion, ke tafta ipen Ieromartiros Dionisiou ke ton the Holy Hieromartyr, St
afti. the Lord, and that He had sin afto okto Martiron. Dionysios, Archbishop of
spoken these things to her.
Alexandria, and the 8 Holy
✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! ✞Glory to Thee, O Lord:
PEOPLE Martyrs with him.
Glory to Thee! Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou On this day we Commemorate
Resurrection Prayer, Psalm 50/51, Hymns Of Divine Mercy & Prayers of Martiros Theagenous.
the Holy Martyr, St
Salvation  Theogenes of Antioch.
K on ta ki on o f the Re su r re ct io n - TONE 2 Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou On this day we Commemorate
Martiro Theoteknou.
Anestis Sotir, ek tafou Thou arose from the Tomb, All the Holy Martyr, St
pantodiname, ke Adis idon, to Powerful Saviour, and seeing Theoteknos.
thavma exeplitteto, ke nekri the marvel, Hades was struck Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou On this day we Commemorate
anistanto, ke i ktisis idousa Martiros Adavktou. the Holy Martyr St Adavktos.
with fear, and the dead arose,
sigheri Si, ke O Adam
sinagallete, ke kosmos Sotir and Creation, seeing, rejoices Ti afti imera, Mnimi tou Osiou On this day we Commemorate
Patros imon Ioannou tou our Righteous Father, St John
mou animni se ai. with Thee, Adam shares in the
Hozevitou, Episkopou Kesarias. the Hozevite, Bishop of
Joy; and the world ever praises
Caesaria, Palestine.
Thee, my Saviour.
Oik os o f the Re s ur re c tio n - TONE 2
Tes afton Agies Presvies, O Theos, By their Holy Intercessions, O
eleison imas. God, have mercy on us.
Si i to Fos ton eskotismenon, si i i Thou art the Light of those in Amin Amen.
anastasis panton, ke i Zoi ton darkness; Thou art the
vroton, ke panta sinanestisas, Resurrection of all and the Life
tou Thanatou to kratos Sotir

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