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thilasasan Hriston, tin trofon tis Zois that He may Deliver us from all

imon, on kathiketeve tou risthine tribulations and assaults of the


imas apo pasis thlispeos, ke prosvolis enemy, and that He may Save our
tou ehthrou, ke sothine tas psihas soul!

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- D ORMITION OF S T AN NA – T ONE 4
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Zoin tin kiisasan, ekioforisas, Aganin Thou carried within Thy Womb Her
theomitora, theofron Anna; dio pros who was Expectant with Life: the
lixin Ouranion, entha efrenomenon, Mother of God, O Godly-minded
katikia en doxi, herousa nin metestis, Anna, and thus rejoicing Thou were
tis timosi se patho, ptesmaton
etoumeni ilasmon, aimakariste.
today Translated unto Heaven,
where they live who now Rejoice.
And Thou entreat Forgiveness of
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honour Thee with longing, O Ever
Blessed One.

Dormition of St Anna
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8. F E S T A L V E S P E R S H Y M N S – D ORMITION OF S T A NNA – 25 JULY


Translated Thee from Earth, O Anna,
Grandmother of our Lord! Pray to
Him now that He will grant to our
soul His Great Mercy.
Agalliasthe, Dikei, en Kyrio. Tis Rejoice greatly in the Lord, O

Vespers Hymns – St Anna Ioachim evthesi prepi enesis. Righteous! Praise is fitting for the
Upright!
D ORM ITION OF THE R IGHTE OU S M OTHE R OF OU R L ADY THE OTOKOS Heris pepothimeni Theo, eklelegmeni God-receiving Joachim, and Divine and
Agiotitos, lampsesi, tou Nomou dias All Honourable Anna, honourable
Kindly use the Service Book until this point, then carefully follow timia, it as emphasis kalos, en ti Thia couple, desired of God! Thou were
instructions with regard to these Hymns Hariti metharmosasa, Hriston tin chosen in Holiness by the
tekousan, ton arhigon tis Zois imon, Splendours of the Law! By Grace
HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE afti tekontes, Ioakim O Theliptos, ke i Thou publish Glad Tidings, since
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND entheos, Anna i pansevasmios, lihni i Thou gave Birth to Her Who bore
PSALM 140/141 – TONE 2 anatilantes, lampada tin askion, i Christ, the Author of Life! Lamps
Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hear me, evthinountes tin Harin, tin Theotokon who lit the Unshaded Candle, who
Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, O Lord! O Lord, when I cry tin Ahranton, meth’ is dispite, tes Guided well the Grace that is the All
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, out to Thee, hear me! Hear psihes imon dothine to Mega Eleos. Pure Theotokos! Pray with her that
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to my voice, when I cry out to Christ may grant our soul His Great
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson Thee! Hear me, O Lord! Mercy!
mou Kyrie. Makarii pantes i fovoumeni ton Blessed art all who Fear the Lord, who
Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee Kyrion, i porevomeni en tes odis walk in His Ways.
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton like incense - the lifting up of aftou.
hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson my hands as the Evening
mou Kyrie! Sacrifice. Hear me, O Lord! Heris Evlogimeni i Gi, i tin Theovlaston Rejoice, O Divine and Blessed Anna!
to kosmo anthisasa, i Nomo Grandmother of Christ our God!
MENAION - FESTAL PROSOMIA – ST ANNA – TONE 1
adialiptos, emmeletosa Theou, ke tin Thou art the Blessed Ground who
Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark Harin pasin ipograpsasa, desma tis caused to blossom he Earth that
tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would stiroseos i figousa to tokou Sou, ke to brought forth God for the world!
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness Thanato, tin fthoran antamipsasa, ke Thou unceasingly studied the Law of
with Thee. pros entheon, metastasa lamprotita, God, Inscribing Grace for all! By Thy
Anna Theomakariste, Promitor giving birth Thou broke the bonds of
Mnimin telountes Dikeon, ton As we celebrate the Memory of the Hristou tou Theou, i Fotoforon infertility; Thou overcame Death
Propatoron Hristou, Ioakim ke Annis, Righteous Ancestors of Christ, the lihnian, tin Theotokon kiisasa, meth’ with Incorruption. Thou passed over
ton fedron ke Agion, Doxazomen Joyfully Radiant and Holy Joachim is ekdiopi, tes psihes imon dothine to to Divine Splendour, having given
apafstos, odes Mystikes, ton and Anna, with Mystical Songs, we Mega Eleos. Birth to the Theotokos, the Light-
iktirmona Kyrion, ton anadixanta ceaselessly Glorify the bearing Lamp. Pray with her that
toutous is tin imon, Sotirian aklinis Compassionate Lord Who our soul may be granted Great
presvetas. manifested them as Steadfast Mercy!
Intercessors for our Salvation.
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Kyrie; Ipeminen i psihi mou is ton for Thee; my soul waited for Thy eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
Logon Sou, ilpisen i psihi mou epi Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.
ton Kyrion. Amin Amen
F E STAL A POSTIC HA – S T A NNA - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4
I proin agonos stira, i ekvlastissa, tin She who had previously been barren
aparhin tou genous, tis imon sotirias, and childless, blossomed forth the Defte pasa i Ktisis, en kimvalis Come together, All Creation! Let us
simeron metesti pros tin Zoin, tin First Fruits of the Salvation of our psalmikis, evfimisomen Annan tin praise the Divinely Wise Anna on
ekithen etousa Hriston, tou dorithine race. Today she had departed to the Theofrona, tin to Thion oros cymbals and with Psalms! Through
ptesmaton ton ilasmon, tis en Pisti Life, asking Christ that forgiveness apokiisasan ek lagonon aftis, ke pros her womb she gave Birth to the
animnousin afton. of transgressions be granted from ori noita, ke Paradisou skinomata, Divine Mountain. Today she is
Him to those who Praise Him in simeron metavevikiian, ke pros aftin Translated to the Spiritual Mountain,
Faith. voisomen. Makaria i kilia sou, i and Mansions of Paradise! Let us cry
vastasasa alithos, tin to Fos tou to her: Blessed is Thy Womb, which
kosmou endon en kilia vastasasan ke bore Her Who carried Light of the
i masti Sou orei, i thilasantes tin world in Her Womb! Entreat Him

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Krinousin ethni, ke kratisousi laon ke They will judge Nations and rule over Apo Filaktis proias mehri niktos, apo From the morning watch until night;
vasilefsi afton Kyrios is tous eonas. people, and the Lord shalt Reign filakis proias, elpisato Israil epi ton from the morning watch until night
over them unto the Ages. Kyrion. – let Israel Hope in the Lord.
I pepithotes ep’ afton, sinisousin Alithian, Those who trust in Him will understand Mnimin Dikeon telountes, Se As we celebrate the Memory of the
ke i Pisti en Agapi prosmenousin afto, Truth, and the Faithfull shall animnoumen Hriste, ton paradoxos Righteous, we Praise Thee in Hymns,
oti Haris ke Eleos en tis Osiis aftou, ke continue with Him in Love, for Grace Annan, ek Zois tis proskerou, ros O Christ, Who Miraculously
Episkopi en tis Eklektis Aftou. and Mercy art upon His Elect. alikton ke Thian, metastisanta nin, os Transferred Anna from temporal life
THE PROPHECY OF THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON 4 : 7 - 15 Mitera iperhousan, tis Se tekousis to Eternal and Divine Life, for she is
asporos iperfios, Theotokou ke the Mother of Her Who bore Thee
Dikeos ean fthasi teleftise, en anapafsi Although a Righteous man may die Parthenou Mitros. without seed, and beyond nature –
este. before his time, he shall be at rest. the Theotokos and Virgin Mother.
Gyras gar timion, ou to polihronion, For old age is not honoured for its Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
oude arithmo eton memetrite. length of existence, nor measured by afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton with Him is Abundant Redemption;
its number of years. Israil ek pason ton anomion aftou. and He will Redeem Israel from all
Olia de esti fronisis anthropis, ke ilikia Discernment is grey hair for mankind, his transgressions.
giros, vios akilidotos. and the maturity of old age is a Ide Fotavgis Panigiris, ke fedra imera, ke Behold, a Bright Festival and a Radiant
spotless Life. kosmoharmosinos, i kimisis i septi ke Day of Universal Joy, the Holy and
Evarestos Theo genomenos, igapithi, ke There was once a man pleasing to God, axiepenos, tis Annis tis evkleous, ex is Praiseworthy Falling Asleep of Anna
zon metaxi amartolon, metetethi. and Loved by Him, and while living etehthi Zoin i kiisasa, i empsihos of Great Fame, from whom was born
among sinners, he was taken up. Kivotos, i ton ahoriton Logon She Who Conceived Life – the
horisasa, it is athimias lisis, ke haras i Animate Ark Who contained the
Irpagi, mi kakia allaxi sinesin aftou, i He was caught up lest evil change his proxenos, i parehousa pasi, tis Pistis Uncontainable Word – our Release
dolos apatisi psihin aftou. understanding or deceit deceive his to Mega Eleos. from despondency and Agent of Joy,
soul. Who Bestows Great Mercy upon all
Vaskania gar favlotitos amavroi ta Kala, For envy arising from lack of Faithful.
ke remvasmos epithimias metallevi Judgement obscures what is Good, Enite ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni! Praise the Lord, all Gentiles! Praise
noun akakon. and a whirling of desire undermines Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai! Him, all you people!
an innocent heart.
O tou Paradoxou Thavmatos! I Zois tin O Marvellous Wonder! The Noble Anna
Teliothis en oligo, eplirose hronous He was made Perfect, for in a short Pigin, Thavmastos Kiisasam tin who wondrously Conceived the
Makrous. Aresti gar in Kyrio i psihi time, he fulfilled long years, for his monin en gynexin, Evlogimenin Wellspring of Life who alone is
aftou. soul was pleasing to the Lord. Agnin, metistate ek Zois, tis epikirou Blessed and Pure among women, is
Dia touto espefsen ek mesou panirias. Wherefore, He took him early from the pros tin ateleftiton, i Anna i evkleis, Translated from Perishable Life to
midst of evil. githen arthisa pros ta Ourania, Life Eternal, being taken up from
sinevfrenomeni dimis, ton Angelos Earth to the Heavenly Places. She
I de lai idontes ke mi noisantes, mide People saw this but did not understand, simeron, isper nin tin Agian, Rejoices today with the Angelic
thentes epi diania to tiouton, oti Haris nor take such a thing to heart, that Eortazomen Panigirin. Hosts, and we celebrate her Holy
ke Eleos en tis Osiis Aftou, ke episkopi the Lord’s Grace and Mercy are with Festival.
en tis Eklektis Aftou. His Holy Ones, and that He watches
over His Elect. Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef’ imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
FERVENT SUPPLICATIONS  ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever.
MENAION - FESTAL APOSTICHA – ST ANNA - TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 eona.

Heris i noiti helidon, ear tis Haritos imin Rejoice, O Spiritual Swallow: Thou Simeron fedran Panifirin, ton Piston Today we, the Choirs the Faithful, O
i gnorisasa, amemptos en Sofrosini announced the Spring of Grace to us! horie, ti septi Kimisi Sou, teloumen most reverently celebrate the Bright
viosameni kalos, ke tis Parthenias to Thou lived well and blamelessly in panevlavos, en Thio Pnevmati. and Joyful Feast of Thy Falling
kimilion semnos odinisasa, Theotokon Chastity, preserving the Treasure of Efestike gar imin, ton iamaton Asleep, in the Divine Spirit. For this
tin amomon, Amnas timia, i kiisasa Virginity. Thou gave birth with the astraptousa Haritas, ke flegousa has come to us shining brilliantly
damalin, ton exeronta, amnon travail of a mother to the All Pure ponira, en aerion prnvmaton with Healing Graces, and burning the
kosmou to ptesmata, Logon logo Theotokos who alone knew not a sistimata, ke fotagogousa frenas, ton legions of evil spirits borne in the
gennisasan, tin monin apirandron, man! Thou art the honoured Ewe Pistos imnounton Sou. Axiagaste, air, and Guiding to the Light the
Anna romitor Kyriou, tou Se ek Gis Lamb who gave birth to the Heifer Anna, tin Sevasmion metastasin. heart and mind of those who
metastisantos, on nin ekdisopi, tes who at the Angel’s Word, bore the Faithfully sing the Praises of Thy
psihes imon dothine to Mega Eleos. Word: The Lamb Who takes away Revered Translation, O Wonderful
the sin of the world, and has Anna.

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✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Sinekpolemisi afto O kosmos epi tous Creation will fight with Him against the
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and parafronoas. senseless.
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. Porefsonte evstohi volides astrapon, ke Well aimed flashes of lightning will
Amin Amen os apo evkiklou toxou ton nefon. strike and leap to their objective as
MENAION - FESTAL PROSOMIA – ST ANNA – TONE (8) PLAGAL 4 from a well drawn bow of clouds.
I ex akarpon lagonon, ravdon Agian tin The blameless pair, Joachim and Anna, Epi skopon alounte, ke ek petrovolou Angry hailstones will be hurled as from
Theotokon Vlasitsantes, ex is i Sotiria have blossomed forth a Holy Shoot thimou pliris rifisonte halaze. an engine of ware.
to kosmo anetile, Hristos O Theos, to from fruitless loins, the Theotokos, Aganaktisi kat afon idor thalassis, The waters of the sea will be vexed with
zevgos to amomon, i xinoris i Agia, from Whom dawns forth to the potami de sigklisousin apotomos. them, and the rivers will wash
ioakim ke Anna. Outi metastantes world the Salvation that is Christ our severely over them.
pros Ouranious skinas, sin ti afton God. Now the Holy Couple have
Thigatri, iperaranto Partheno, met’ been translated to the Heavenly Antistisete aftis Pnevma Dinameos, ke os A Powerful Wind will oppose them, and
Angelon horevousin, ous ke imis Dwellings, and they dance with their lailaps eklikmisi aftous, ke erimosi like a storm it will winnow them,
sinelthontes, evsevos imnountes daughter, the utterly undefiled pasan tin Gin anomia, ke i and Lawlessness will lay waste all
legomen. I dia tis Theopedos ke Virgin, and with the Angels, kakopragia peritrepi thronous the Earth, and wrongdoing will
panagnou Marias, propatores Hrisou Interceding for the world. And we, dinaston. overturn the Thrones of Soverigns.
hrimatisantes, presvesate iper ton having come together, hymning Akousate oun, Vasilis, ke sinete. Listen, therefore, O Kings, and
psihon imon. them in Piety: Thou who have been understand.
named ‘Ancestors’ of Christ through
“FOS ILARON...”  the All Chaste Mary who bore a Mathete, Dikaste peraton Gis. Learn, O Judges of the ends of the
Divine Son, Intercede on behalf of Earth.
our soul. Enotisasthe i kratountes plithous, ke Give ear, you who Rule over multitudes,
P R O K E I M E N O N - WEDNESDAY EVENING - PSALM 53 – T O N E ( 5 ) P L A G A L 1 gegavromeni epi ohlis Ethnon. and take pride in yourself over a
O Theos, en to Onomati Sou Soson me, O God, in Thy Name Save me, and by multitude of Nations.
ke en ti Dinami Sou Krinis me. Thy Might, Judge me. Oti edothi para kYriou i kratisis imin, ke For Power was granted to you from the
STIHOS OTheos, isakouson tis prosevhis VERSE OGod, hear my Prayer and hear i dinastia para Ipsistou. Lord, and your Reign from the Most
mou, enotise ta rimata tou stomatos the words of my mouth. High.
THE PROPHECY OF THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON 3 : 1 - 9
mou.
O Theos, en to Onomati Sou Soson me, O God, in Thy Name Save me, and by Dikeon psihe en Hiri Theou, ke ou mi The soul of the Righteous are in the
ke en ti Dinami Sou Krinis me. Thy Might, Judge me. apsite afton vasanos. Hands of God, and no torture will
ever touch them.
THE PROPHECY OF THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON 5 : 15 – 6 : 3 Edoxan en ofthalmis afronon ehnane, ke In the eye of the undiscerning they
Dikei is ton eona zosi, ke en Kyrio O The Righteous live forever, and their elogisthi kakosis i exodos afton, ke i seemed to have died, and their
misthos afton, ke i frontis afton para Reward is with our Lord, and their af’ imon poria sintrimma, i de isin en departure was considered as
Ipsisto. care is by the Most High. Irini. misfortune, and their departure
from us as being their destruction;
Dia touto lipsonte to vasilion tis evrepias, Therefore, they shall receive a kingly yet they are at Peace.
ke to Diadima tou kallous ek Hiros dwelling of dignity and a Diadem of
Kyriou, oti ti Dexia Aftou skepasi Beauty from the Hand of the Lord, Ke gar en opsi anthropon ean And thus, although in mankind’s view
aftous, ke to vrahioni Iperaspii Afton. because He will shelter them with kolasthosin, i Elpis afton Athansias they were punished, their Hope is
His right Hand, and Protect them pliris. Immortal.
with His Arm. Ke oliga pedefthentes, megala And although chastened in a few
Lipsete panoplian, ton zilon aftou, ke
He will take His Zeal as His full evergetithisonte, oti O Theos epirasen things, Great Kindness will be
oplopiisi tin Ktisin is aminan ehthron. granted to them for God tested them
Armour, and will turn His Creation aftous, ke evren aftous Axious Eaftou
into Weapons against His enemies. . and found them worthy of Himself.
Endisete thoraka, Dikeosinin, ke
He will wear Righteousness as a Os hrison en honevtirio edokimasen He tested them like gold in a furnace,
perithisete koritha, Krisin and accepted them as a Whole Burnt
Breastplate, and put on Impartial aftous, ke os Olokaroma Thisias
anipokriton. Offering.
Judgement as a Helmet. prosedexato aftous.
Lipsete aspida akatamahiton, osiotita,
He will take Holiness as an Ke en kero episkopis afton And, at the time of their Visitation,
ozini de apotomon Orgin is romfean. they will shine forth, and they will
Unconquerable Shield, and sharpen analampsousi, ke os spinthires en
His Relentless Wrath as a Sword. kalami diadramounte. run about like sparks through straw.

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