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Agios

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios Athanatos, Eleison imas.

Holy

God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.

Festal Apolytikion Holy Ascetics

O Theos ton Pateron imon, O Pion O


ai meth imon kata tin Sin epiikian, mi apostrisis to Eleos Sou af imon, alla tes afton ikesies, en Irini kivernison tin Zoin imon.

God of our Father, since Thou always deal with us in accordance with Thy Gentleness, do not withdraw Thy Mercy from us, but at their Fervent Entreaties, navigate our Life in Peace.

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa Archdiocese of Good Hope

Matins Hymns
25 February 2012

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Prosdexe Oti

tin deisin imon, O kathimenos en Dexia tou Patros, ke Eleison imas. Si i Monos Agios, Si i Monos Kyrios, Iisous Hristos, is Doxan Theou Patros.

Receive our Prayer, Thou Who sits


at the right Hand of the Father, and have Mercy on us.

For

Thou alone art Holy, Thou alone art Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory of God the Father. day I will Bless Thee, and praise Thy Name forever and to the Ages of Ages.

Amin.
Kath
ekastin imeran Evlogiso Se, ke Enesio to Onoma Sou is ton eona ke is ton Eona tou Eonos. anamartitous filahthine imas.

Amen Every

Kataxioson, Kyrie, en ti emera tafti Grant, O Lord, this day to keep us


without sin.

Evlogitos

I, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron imon, ke Eneton ke Dedoxasmenon to Onoma Sou is tous Eonas.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord, the God


of our Fathers, and praised and Glorified is Thy Name unto the Ages.

Amin

Amen Genito, Kyrie, to eleos Sou ef imas, May Thy


kathaper Ilipisamen epi Se.

Evlogitos i, Kyrie, didaxon me ta Blessed art Thou, O Lord, teach


Dikeomata Sou. [3] me Thy Statutes [3]

Mercy O Lord, be upon us, as we have put our Hope in Thee.

Kyrie,

katafigi, egenithis imin en genea ke genea. Ego ipa: Kyrie, eleison me, iase tin psihin mou oti imarton Si. Pros Se katefigon; didaxon me tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si I O Theos mou.

Lord,

Thou hast been our Refuge from generation to generation. I said: Lord, have mercy on me, heal my soul, for I have sinned against Thee. me to do Thy Will, for Thou art my God. with Thee is the Fountain of Life; in Thy Light we shall see Light. Thy Mercy to those who know Thee.

Kyrie,

O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach

Oti para Si Pigi Zois; en to Foti Sou For


opsometha Fos.

Paratinon Agios Doxa

to Eleos ginoskousi Se.

Sou

tis

Extend

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios Athanatos, eleison imas.[3] Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Holy

God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us. [3]

Glory to the Father, and to the Amen Holy


us.

Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Immortal, have mercy on

Amin Agios Athanatos, eleison imas.

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MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 19.

Festal Idiomelon Holy Ascetics

- TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Psalm 117 /118


PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY

Osii

Pateres, is pasan tin gin exilthen O fthongos, ton katorthomaton imon, di on en tis Ouranis, evrete misthon ton kamaton imon, ton demonon olesate tas falangas, ton Angelon efthasate tatagmata, on ton vion amemptos ezilosate, parrisian ehontes pros Kyrion irinin etisasthe tes psihes imon.

O Devout Father, the Proclamation


of Your Achievements went forth into all the earth. For Your Labours You found the Reward in Heaven. You destroyed the arrays of demons, and You attained to the Order of Angels, whose Lifestyle You emulated blamelessly. Since You have confidence before the Lord, ask Him to grant Peace to our souls. ages.

Theos

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O erhomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

STIHOS 1:

Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti agathos, oti is ton eona to eleos aftou!

VERSE 1:

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is Good; His Mercy endures forever!

Theos

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

STIHOS 2:

Panta ta ethni ekiklosan me,

VERSE 2:

Amin

Amen
Festal Theotokion
TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

ke to Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous.

All the nations surrounded me, but in the Name of the Lord I drove them back.

Theos

Theotoke Si i i Ampelos i Alithini, i O


vlastisasa ton karpon tis Zois Se iketevomen, Presveve Despina meta ton Son Osion, ke panton ton Agion, eleithine tas psihas imon.

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Theotokos, Thou art the True Vine that produced the Fruit of Life. O Lady, we fervently Entreat Thee to Intercede along with the Forerunner, that our souls be granted Mercy.

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

STIHOS 3:

Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke


en ofthalmis

VERSE 3:

esti thavmasti imon.

This is the Lords doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes.

Theos

The Great Doxology


THE BELLS ARE RUNG AND ALL THE LIGHTS ARE SWITCHED ON

Kyrios ke epefanen imin. Evlogimenos O ergomenos en Onomati Kyriou!

The

Lord is God, and has appeared to us. Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord!

Doxa Si to dixanti to Fos. Doxa


en Ipsistis Theo ke epi gis Irini, en anthropis Evdokia.

Glory

to Thee Who has shown us the Light! to God in the Highest, and on earth Peace, Goodwill among men.

Festal Apolytikion Holy Ascetics

Glory We

O Theos ton Pateron imon, O pion


ai meth imon kata tin Sin epiikian, mi apostisis to Eleos Sou af imon, alla tes afton ikesies, en Irini kivernison tin Zoin imon.

O God of our Fathers, since Thou


always deal with us in accordance with Thy Gentleness, do not withdraw Thy Mercy from us, but at their Fervent Entreaties, pilot our Life in Peace.

Imnoumen

Se, Evlogoumen Se, Proskinoumense, Doxologoumen Se, Efharistoumen Si, dia tin Megalin Sou Doxan. Vasilef, Epouranie Thee, Pater Pantokrator; Kyrie Ie Monogenes, Isou Hriste, ke Agion Pnevma.

Praise Thee, we Bless Thee, we Worship Thee, we Glorify Thee, we give Thee Thanks for Thy Great Glory. King, God of Heaven, Father Almighty: Lord, Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit.

Doxa

Kyrie Kyrie

Lord, Lord

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ai meth imon kata tin Sin epiikian, mi apostisis to Eleos Sou af imon, alla tes afton ikesies, en Irini kivernison tin Zoin imon.

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit always deal with us in accordance with Thy Gentleness, do not withdraw Thy Mercy from us, but at their Fervent Entreaties, pilot our Life in Peace. ages.

O Theos ton Pateron imon, O pion O God of our Fathers, since Thou

O Theos, O Amnos tou Theou, O Ios tou Patros, O eron tin amartian tou Kosmou, eleison imas, O eron tas amartias tou kosmou.

God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, Who takes away the sin of the world, have mercy upon us; O Thou Who takes away the sins of the world.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

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MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 3.

Amin To
ap eonos Apokrifon ke Angelis Agnoston Mystirion, dia Sou Theotoke tis epi gis pefanerote. Theos en asighito enosi sarkoumenos. Ke Stavron ekousios iper imon katadexamenos. Di ou Anastisas ton Protoplaston, esosen ek Thanatou tas psihas imon.

Amen
TheotokionTONE 4

Theotokos, through Thee was revealed to us on earth, the Mystery, which was hidden from Eternity, and which the Angels themselves knew not: that God, uniting Natures without confusion, became Man and accepted crucifixion voluntarily for our Salvation; by virtue of Small Litany which Resurrecting mankind whom He had first created, He Saved our souls from Death. First Festal Kathisma Holy Ascetics
TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Eternal Glory and Joy, and may we be delivered from unavoidable Punishment in the next Life.

Enite

Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Afton en hordes ke organo. simigiris, Askiton te ke Osion Ginekon, ton Viosanton efsevos, disopithentes Hariti. Iketefsate ton Monon Agathon, ke paniktirmona Kyrion, tou iktirise ke imas, ke tis eki katakriseos, risthiimen diapantos, tes prosevhes imon Sofi, ke mellousis apolafseos, trifan diinekos, is eonas eonon, Agalliomeni te ke imis, enon imnis apafstos, to Zoodoti anakrazontes.

Praise

Him with timbrel and dance; praise Him with strings and flute. Righteous, Ascetis, Men and Women Monastics all You who lived Piously in Grace. Entreat our All Compassionat Lord, Who alone is Good, to have Mercy on us. By Your Prayers, O Wise Saints, may we ever be delivered from Condemnation in the next Life, so that we may continually enjoy the Future Delights, forever and ever, greatly rejoicing and unceasingly shouting Hymns of Praise to the Giver of Life.

Ierarhon apanton O Horos, Dikeon We implore You, O Hierarchs and

Tes

ton Pateron Astrapes katavgasthentes, os is Paradison terpnon nin isiontes, tis trifis tou himarrou katapolafsomen, ke touton tas aristias thamvitikos, skopountes amillithomen tes aretes, to Sotir kravgazonts. Evhes afton O Theos, metohous imas piison, Ouranon Vasilias Sou.

As

we are Illuminated by the Light of the Fathers, as though we now enter Paradise, let us fully enjoy the River of Thy Delight. With wonder we view the excellence of their Deeds and Vitures, so let us trive to emulate them. Let us pray to the Saviour: By their Intercessions, O God, account us worthy to become Partakers of Thy Heavenly Kingdom.

Enite

Afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. Panigirin Pisti, krotisomen simeron, en ti mnimi ton Agion Dapsilos Ierarhon, ke Askiton, ke Ieromartiron, ke Osion Ginekon, ke evsevon. Ton gar ftharton katefronisan, ke ton proskeron Alithos, ke os arahnin igisanto, ke osper skivala afta, ina kerdisosi, ton Hriston ke ta Vasilia Aftou, ke ta Thia Ekina, a ofthalmos ouk iden, ous oude ikouse pote, on presviesO Theos, rise fthoras tas psihas imon.

Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;


praise Him with loud cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.

Theoprepi

Let us hold a lavish Festival today,


O Faithful, worthy of God, in memory of the Saints, the Ascetics and Hieromartyrs, and devout Women Monastics, for they truly disdained things corruptible and temporary, and they considered them as mere cobwebs and rubbish, so that they might obtain Christ and His Kingdom, and those Divine Things that eye has not seen nor ear ever heard. By their Intercessions, O God, deliver our souls from destruction.

Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati simfonos, sin Antonio to Sofo ke Euthimio,animnisomen pantes, Sin tis lipis patrasi, ke toutous kathiketefsomen, opos Hriston, apafstos ekdisoposin iper imon, ton tin Thian ke pamfoton, epitelounton mnimin afton, en asmasi doxazontes, ton Sotira ke Kyrion.

Glory Let

to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit us with one voice now extol those Great Monastics, St Paul their chief, and Most Wise Anthony, and also St Euthymios, and the other Fathers. And let us Entreat them all so that they will pray unceasingly to Christ on behalf of us who observe their Divine and Most Splendent Memory today, O God our Saviour Lord of all.

Ton arhigon ton Monaston Pavlon

Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

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MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 17.

Lauds: The Praises to God

Psalm 148

All Creation Praises The Lord Our God

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.

Pasa

pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite Afton en tis ipsistis. Si prepi imnos to Theo. Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. Si prepi imnos to Theo.

Let

everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the Heavens; praise Him in the Highest. To Thee praise is due, O God.

Amin Evharistoumen
Si Ai Theotoke, ke Megalinomen Agni, ke proskinoumen, animnountes ton Tokon Sou Keharitomeni, voontes akatpafsto. Soson imas, Parthen panteleimon os Agathi, ke demonon exarpason, logothesiou foverou. En ora tis etaseos, mi eshinthomen i douli Sou.

Amen
Theotokion

We

Enite

Praise Him, all His Angels; praise


Him, all His Powers. To Thee praise is due, O God.

Psalm 150 Festal Stihi TONE

(8) PLAGAL 4 Let All Things Praise The Lord!

Enite Tin

Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Enite Afton kata to plithos tis Megalosinis Aftou. ton Pateron apantes plithin, Osios Askisasan, en odes egkomiasomen Pisti, tous Ierarhas de Hristou, evfimisomen asmasi, Theofronos Omopsihos Adelphi. En egkratia gar ezisan, ke en Nistia Kathara, ke tou Hristou katetranosan, to Evangelion imin, meth on animnisomen, Ginekon tas Theoforous ke Lampras, tin afton politian, Theoprpos ziluntes en psihi, ina evromen eki, plimmelimaton tin sighorisin.

Praise

Him for His Mighty Acts; praise Him according to the greatness of His Majesty. All Faithful, let us praise in song. Let us with Godly mind and singleness of soul extol the Hierarchs of Christ, O Brethrne. For they live in Self-Control and Pure Fasting, and they made the Gospel of Christ know to all of us. Let us also sing the Praises of the Godbearing and Illustrious Women, and wholeheartedly and Piously aspire to their Way of Life, so that in the next Life we may obtain the Forgiveness of sins.

The Great Company of Fathers, O

thank Thee, O All Holy Theotokos, and magnify Thee, O All Pure One, and we worship and extol Thy Divine Son, O Highly Favoured Maiden. O All Merciful Virgin, therefore we cry aloud unceasingly praying: Save us, since Thou art Good. Snatch me from the frightening examination of accounts by demons in the Hour of Trial. May we Thy servants not be ashamed.

Second Festal Kathisma Holy Ascetics


TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Antonion

omou, ke Evthimion pantes, sin pasi tis lipis, Theoforis Patrasin, evfimisomen imnis, afton tin mnimin panigirizontes. Outi gar to Kyrio, iper tou kosmou pantos presvevousin, ina risthomen tis arheas aras, litrothentes kolaseos.

Come,

everyone: let us extol all God Bearing Fathers - St Anthony the Great and Euthymios also -, and all the others, and let us festively observe their Holy Memory. For they Intercede to our Lord on behalf of the whole world, that we be freed from the Ancestral Curse and Rescued from Perdition.

Doxa

Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ton Theoforon Askiton peripatountes, tis osmis pliroumetha tis idipnoou. Tis Athlis gar stomothentes ton pirasmon, to soma ti egkratia douloprepos, kathipetaxan pnevmati, Angelikin epi gis, politian viosantes, doxis oun ixiothisan.

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit we remember the Godbearing Great Ascetics, it is like walking in a meadow full of Blossoms of Virtue, which fill us with their sweetest Fragrance. They struggled and thus temptations were overcome. Their bodies became their servants through self-control and submitted to the spirit. And as they lived an Angelic Life while on earth, they are worthily Glorified. ages.

Enite

Afton en iho salpingos. Enite Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. Osios te zisantas, evfimisomen endoxos Adelphi, os viotefsantas kalos, pros zoin tin eonion, efsevos metikisthentas en Hara, pros lixin te tin anolethron, ke Makarian tin eki, di aretis ke simnotitos, evthidromisantas idou, axios timisomen, opos tihomen Eleous ek Theou, ti afton paraklisi, ke eoniou Doxis ke Haras, ke risthomen ton eki, aparetiton kolaseon.

Praise Him with the sound of the


trumpet; praise Him with lute and harp. Those who splendidly shone in Asceticism and live in devout Monasticism, let us gloriously extol, O Brethren, and let us worthily honour those who lives well and who Piously moved to Eternal Life with Joy to that indestructible nd Blessed Destination in the next Life. Through Virtue and Decorum, they went directly there. By their Prayers, may we receive Mercy from God,

Os is limona areton anthiforounta, As

Tous en Askisi Lampsantas fedros,

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

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MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 5.

Amin. Ton
Asomaton Sou Hriste, ke tou Prodromou, ton Mathiton, ton Profiton, ke ton Martyron, ton Agion apanton te, ke ton Osion, Presvies tis apirandrou ke Agathis, Mitros Sou, ekdisopoumenos, dos imin, to Foti Sou porevesthe, ke kataxioson imas, tihin tis Vasilias Sou, dia splahna Eleous Sou.

Amen
Theotokion

Hariti

by Thy Grace.
PEOPLE PRIEST

Being

implored by the earnest Intercessions of all Thy Bodiless Angelic Hosts, the Prophets, the Disciples, the Forerunner and the Holy Martyrs, and all the devout Monastics and Saints, and Thy Good Ever Virgin Mother, O Christ, grant us to walk in Thy Light and count us worthy to obtain Thine Uncreated Kingdom according to Thy Compassionate Mercy.
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Amin/Kyrie eleison Tis Panagias, Ahrantou,

Ipere Vlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias meta panton ton Agion Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke alilous ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo parathometha.

Holy, All Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious Lady, Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary, with all the Saints, let us commit ourselves and each other, and all our life to Christ our God.

Amen/Lord have mercy Remembering our Most

Make The Sign Of The Cross & Bow Down To God

Si Kyrie Oti Se Enousi

PEOPLE PRIEST

T h e A n t i p h o n s Tone 4
The following hymn is Sundays it is omitted... chanted on

pase e Dinamis ton Ouranon, ke Si tin Doxan anapempousi, to Patri, ke to Io, ke to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

To Thee, O Lord! For all the Powers of Heaven

feast

days

on

praise Thee, and to Thee we ascribe Glory: to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages.
PEOPLE

Amin From
my youth up many passions have warred against me. But do Thou succour and save me, O Saviour. [2] to confusion by the Lord; like grass in the fire shall they be withered up. [2]

Amen

Ek

neotitos mou, pola polemi me pathi al aftos andilavou, ke soson, Sotir mou. [2]

Festal Exposteilarion The Holy Ascetics


TONE 2

misoundes Sion, eshinthite apo tou Kyriou; os hortos gar, piri esesthe apexirameni. [2] Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. Pnevmati, pasa psihi zooute, ke katharsi, ipsoute, lambrinete, ti Triadiki Monadi, Ierokrifios

Those who hate Zion shall be put

Doxa Agio

Glory to the Father, and to the


Son, and to the Holy Spirit

kosmon arnisameni, ke ton Stavron arameni, plithis Osion Pateron, Sin tis Horis ton Martyron, Ierarhon Omigiris, ke Gynekon to sintagma, imas katafedrinate, tou Animnise Axios, imnon tin Pamfoton Mnimin.

All

Through

the Holy Spirit is every soul quickened and exalted in purity, and Illumined by the Triune Unity in Mystic Holiness. Ages.

You who renounced the world and who took up the Cross, O Holy Monastic Fathers, and You, the Choirs of Martyrs, Assemblies of Hierarchs, and Company of Women Saints: You make us Bright and Joyful that we may worthily Praise You and Your All Resplendent Memory. let us splendidly extol those who were Great Ascetics, and the Most Holy Hierarchs, and the Godbearing Fathers, and praise the All Honoured Choirs of Noble Hieromartyrs, also the Righteous Women Saints, so that we might be Sanctified and may run, and with ease complete the Course of the Great Fast, by the Intercessions of the Saints, and of the Theotokos.

Tous

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon.

Amin Agio

Pnevmati, anavlizi ta tis Haritos reithra, arthevonda, apasan tin ktisin pros Zoogonion.

Amen From

en Askisi Lampsantas, Theoforous Pateras, ke Ierrhas ama te, Ginekon tas Osias en imnis, fedros anevfimisomen, opos Agiasthomen, ke tes evhes touton ke Presvies tis Theotokou, ton dromon dianisomen, evmaros tis Nistias.

Come,

the Holy Spirit do the streams of Grace well forth; they irrigate everything created, so that Life can be produced.

T H E 1 S T A N T I P H O N O F T O N E 4 IS ALWAYS USED ON FEASTS SO THE PROKEIMENON ON FEASTS IS ALWAYS SUNG IN THAT TONE. SOME USE THE FINAL HYMN FROM THE 2ND ANTIPHON IN TONE 4 RATHER THAN REPEAT THE 3RD ANTIPHON, WHICH IS MORE CORRECT.

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MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 15.

Petros ke Ignatios, i ontos Theofori, Peter and Ignatios, those Apostles


os Hristou Apostoli, ke Ieroathli ontes, animnisthosan ama sin Polikarpo, ke Kypriano to Hristomartiri.
STIHOS:

of Christ and Holy Athletes, together with Polycarp and Cyprianos, the Martyrs of Christ.
VERSE:

Psalm 50/51
The Psalm Of Repentance

Eleison

me, O Theos kata to Mega Eleos Sou. exalipson to anomima mou.

Have

Mercy on me, O God, according to Thy Great Mercy. according to the abundance of Thy Compassion blot out my iniquity. me thoroughly from my lawlessness, and Cleanse me from my sin.

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

imas! Ieromartisi, ke Ginexin Agies, onomasti ke anonimi pantes, evxasthe Sothine tas psihas imon.

Saints of God, Intercede for us!

Ke kata to plithos ton Iktirmon Sou And Epi


plion plinon me apo tis anomias mou, ke apo tis amartias mou Katharison me. anomian mou ego ginosko, ke i amartia mou enopion mou esti diapantos.

Osii Pateres, ke Ierarhe Kyriou, sin Monastic Fathers and Hierarchs of


our Lord, together with Hieromartyrs and Holy Women - whether Your names are known or unknown You all pray for the Salvation of our souls.

Wash For

Oti tin Si

I know my lawlessness, and my sin is always before me. Thee only have I sinned, and have done evil n Thy Sight: that Thou may be Justified in Thy Words, and may overcome when Thou art judged.

For the Holy Martyrs

En

tes Ouranies, mones tis Doxis Kyriou, sin Horis ton Martyron, ke Apostolon trifontes, iper imon ton en gi tas etisis, Martyres to Ktisti Prosagagete. Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

In

the Heavenly Mansions of the Lords Glory You are now delighting - and with the Hosts of Martyrs and Apostles, on behalf of us who are still on earth, pray to our Creator. Son, and to the Holy Spirit

mono imarton, ke to poniron enopion Sou epiisa. Opos an Dikeothis en tis Logis Sou, ke nikisis en to krinesthe Se.

Against

Idou gar en anomies sinelifthin, ke For


en amarties ekissise me i mitir mou.

Doxa O

Glory to the Father, and to the One


God in Trinity, Glory toThee unceasinglyly! Even if each Person is God, yet Thou art One in Nature: the Father, the Son, and the Spirit, in the Attributes of Three-fold Light.

behold: I was conceived in transgressions; and in sins my mother bore me. Thou Love Truth: Thou showed me the unknown and secret things of Thy Wisdom.

Idou

is en Triadi Theos, Doxa Si apafstos. I gar ke Theos ekaston, all is ti fisi pelis, O Patir, O Iios ke to Pnevmas, test trissofaesin idiomasi.

gar Alithian Igapisas. Ta adila ke ta krifia tis Sofias Sou edilosas mi. ke hiona

Behold Thou

Randiis Plinis

me issopo, katharisthisome. iper

shall sprinkle me with hyssop, and I will be cleansed: wash me, and I will be made whiter than snow. and Gladness; my bones that were humbled shall greatly rejoice. Thy Sight away from my sins, and blot out all my transgressions. and Renew a right spirit within me. not cast me away from Thy Presence, and do not take Thy Holy Spirit from me. to me the Joy of Thy Salvation, and uphold me with Thy Guiding Spirit.

me, ke levkanthisome.

Thou shall

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.

Akoutiis

Amin Ton
prodilothenta, en Ori to Nomotheti, en piri ke vato, Tokon ton tis, Aiparthenou, is imon ton Piston Sotirian, imnis asigitis Megalinomen.

Amen
Festal Katavasia Ode 9

mi agalliasin ke evfrosinin, agaliasonte ostea tetapinomena.

Thou shall make me hear Joy

Apostrepson to Prosopon Sou apo Turn


ton amartion mou, ke pasas tas anomias mou exalipson. Theos, ke pnevma evthes Engenison en tis engatis mou.

Let us sing to

Him Who to Moses of old prefigured in the Burning Bush the Childbirth of Ever Virgin Mary, for the Salvation of us the Faithful. Let us ever Praise and Magnify Him.

Kardian katharan ktison en emi, O Create a clean heart in me, O God: Mi aporripsis me apo tou Prosopou Do
Sou, ke to Pnevma Sou to Agion mi antanelis ap emou.

The Small Litany

Eti

ke eti, en irini tou Kyriou deithomen.

PRIEST

Again, yet again, in peace let

Apodos

us pray to the Lord.

mi tin Agalliasin tou Sotiriou Sou, ke Pnevmati Igemoniko stirixon me. asevis epi Se epistrepsousi.

Restore

Kyrie Eleison Antilavou soson,

Eleison ke diafilaxon imas o Theos, ti Si

Lord have mercy PRIEST Help us, save us, have mercy
PEOPLE

Didaxo anomous tas Odous Sou, ke I

upon us, and keep us, O God,

will teach transgressors Thy Ways: and the wicked shall return to Thee.

14. M A T I N S H Y M N S Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012

MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 7.

Rise

me ex ematon, O Theos, O Theos tis Sotirias mou, agalliasete i glossa mou tin Dikeosinin Sou.

Deliver

me from blood-guiltiness, O God, the God of my Salvation, and my tongue shall greatly Rejoice in Thy Righteousness.

Festal Katavasia of the 9th Ode Holy Ascetics The Hiermos TONE (8) PLAGAL 4

Ton

Kyrie Oti

ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma mou aanangeli tin Enesin Sou. i ithelisas thisian, edoka an. Olokaftomata ouk evdokisis.

Lord, Thou shall open my lips: and my mouth will declare Thy Praise. if Thou desired sacrifice, I would give it: Thou will not be pleased with Whole Burnt Offerings. sacrifice to God is a broken spirit a broken and humbled heart God will not despise. Good, O Lord in Thy Good Pleasure to Zion, and let the walls of Jerusalem be built. Thou will be pleased with a Sacrifice of Righteousness with Offerings and Whole Burnt Offerings then shalt they offer young bullocks on Thine Altar.
2

prodilothenta, en Ori to Nomotheti, en piri ke vato, tokon ton tis Aiparthenou, is imon ton Piston Sotirian, imnis asigitis Megalinomen.

Let us sing to Him Who to Moses


of old prefigured in the Burning Bush the Childbirth of the Ever Virgin Mary, for the Salvation of the Faithful. Let us always Praise and Magnify Him.

For

Troparia3
STIHOS:

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

VERSE:

Thisia

to

Theo,

pnevma

imas!

O Saints of God, Intercede for us!

sintetrimmenon. Kardian sintetrimmenin ke tetapinomenin

Tis

O Theos ouk exoudenosi.

Agathinon, Kyrie, en ti evdokia Sou Do


tin Sion, ke ikodomithito ta tihi Ierousalim.

tin parrisian, erevxete Amvrosiou? Tou Ierotheou de, pos tin Sofian exipi? Ke Alexandron ton Theosofon Pateron, tin iper tis Pisteos Sterrotita?

Who

can roar with the candor of Ambrose? Who can describe the Wisdom of Hierotheos, or the Resolve regarding the Faith of the Alexanders those Father Wise in God?

Tote

eudokisis thisian dikeosinis, anaforan ke olokaftomata - tote aniisousin epi to Thisiastirion Sou moshous.

Then

STIHOS:

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

VERSE:

imas!

O Saints of God, Intercede for us!

Fedimos

Eleison me, O Theos!

Have mercy on me, O God!


Prayer of Salvation
PRIEST

O Thios, Spyridon O Theoforos, sin to Antipatro, Pamvo, Palladio, ke Nono, Ieronimo, ke Germano to Pantimo os Theofotires animnisthosan.

Phaedimos,

Spyridon the Godbearer, and also Antipater, Pambo, Palladios, Nonnos, Jerome, and All Honourable Germanos let us extol the Luminaries of God.

Soson

O Theos ton Laon Sou, ke Evlogison tin Klironomian Sou. ton kosmon Sou en Elei ke Iktirmis.

Lord, Save Thy People and Bless Thine Inheritance.

STIHOS:

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

VERSE:

imas! os ton Ouranion Mystis, O poliathlos Klimis, Flavianos te, ke Pavlos O Megas, tis Omologias i Prokirikes.

O Saints of God, Intercede for us!

Episkepse Ipsoson

Visit

Thy world with Mercies and Bounties. the Horn of Orthodox Christians, and send down upon us Thy rich Mercies.

O Polis ta Thia, Dionisios timastho, Experts

Keras Hristianon Orthodoxon ke katamempson ef imas ta Elei Sou ta Plousia. tis Panahrantou Despinis imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Marias...

Exalt

Presvies Dinami

Through

the Intercessions of our All Pure Lady, the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary...

in Theology and Mystics of Heavenly things, let us honour Dionysios, Clement who Struggled much, Phlabian and Paul the Great all proclaimers and Confessors of the Faith.

STIHOS:

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

VERSE:

imas!

O Saints of God, Intercede for us!

tou Timiou ke Zoopiou Stavrou...

Through the Might of the Precious


and Life-giving Cross...

Mihail

Prostasies

ton Timion, Epouranion Dinameon Asomaton...

Through

the Protection of the honourable Bodiless Powers of Heaven...

Sinadon, imnistho Sin Tarasio, Nikiforos Avthis, Sin Teodoro to Pani, ke Theofanis, O Ieronimos ontos, i ipaspiste ton haraktiron Hristou.

Michael of Synada, with Tarasios


and Nicephoros, Theodore and Theophanis, as well as Jeronymos let us extol for truly defending the Icons of Christ.
VERSE:

STIHOS:

Agiis O Theos, Presvies

imas!
2 T HE PR A YER S O F CELEBRANT PRIEST SAL VA TION ARE SOMETIMES SHORTENED OR LENGTHENED BY THE 3

O Saints of God, Intercede for us!

THE TROPARIA OF THIS CANON ARE NOT TRANSLATED IN METER. EACH OF THE NEXT SEVE TROPARIA MAY BE PRECEDED BY THE VERSE: O SAINTS OF GOD: INTERCEDE FOR US!

8. M A T I N S H Y M N S Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012

MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 13.

Oti epiise mi megalia O dinatos ke For


Agion to Onoma Aftou, ke to Eleos Aftou is genean ke genean tis fovoumenis Afton.
STIHOS

He Who is Mighty has magnified me, and Holy is His Name; and His Mercy is upon those who fear Him, throughout all generations.

Ikesies

tou Timiou, ke Evdoxou Profitou, Prodromou, ke Vaptisou Ioannou; ton Agion Endoxon ke panevfimon Apostolon... en Agiis Pateron imon, Megalon Ierarhon, ke Ikoumenikon Didaskalon: Vasiliou tou Megalou, Grigoriou tou Theologon ke Ioannou tou Hrisostomou; Ananasiou ke Kirillou, Patriarhon Alexandries... tou en Myris, Nektarios Pentapolis, Spyridonos Episkopou Trymithountos, ton Thavmatourgon...

Of

the honourable, glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist, John; of the Holy, Glorious and All Laudable Apostles... our Fathers among the Saints the Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom; Athanasios, Cyril [and John the Almsgiver] Patriarchs of Alexandria... our Holy Father Nicholas of Myra, Nektarios of Pentapolis, Spyridon of Trymithountos the Wonderworkers... the Holy and Glorious great Martyrs: George the Victorious, Demetrios the Myrrh-gusher, Theodore the Tyron, Theodore the General, Menas the Wonder-worker, and the Hieromartyrs: Charalambos and Eleftherios... the Holy, Glorious, Great Martyrs: Thekla, Barbara, Anastasia, Catherine, Kyriaki, Photini, Marina, Paraskevi and Irene... the Holy, Glorious Victorious Martyrs... our Venerable and Ascetic Illuminators ... and Godly

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Ton

Of

Epiise

Kratos en Vrahioni Aftou dieskorpisen iperifanous diania kardias afton.

He

has shown Strength with His Arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

Nikolaou

Of

STIHOS

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Ton

Kathile

dinastas apo thronon ke ipsose tapinous. Pinontas eneplisen agathon ke ploutountas exapestile kenous.

He has put down the mighty from


their thrones, and has exalted the humble and meek. He has filled the empty with Good Things, and the rich He has sent away empty.
VERSE

Agion Evdoxon Megalomartyron: Georgiou tou Tropeoforou, Dimitriou tou Mirovlitou, Theodorou tou Tironos, Theodorou tou Stratilatou, Mina tou Thavmtourgou, ke Ieromartirou Haralambos ke Eleftheriou... Agion Evdoxon, Megalon Martyron: Theklas, Varvaras, Anastasias, Ekaterinis, Kyriakis, Photinis, Marinas, Paraskevis ke Irinis... Agion Evdoxon ke Kallinikon Martyron... Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon ton en Askisei Lampsanton...

Of

Ton

Of

STIHOS

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Ton Ton

Of Of

Antelaveto

Israil pedos Aftou mnisthine Eleous kathos elalise pros tous Pateras imon, to Avraam ke to spermati aftou eos eonos.

He,

remembering His Mercy, has helped His servant Israel, as He promised to our Forefather, Abraham and his seed forever.

Tou (AGIOU TOU NAOU) ... Of (THE PATRON OF THE PARISH) ... Ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Of the Holy and Righteous
Ioakim ke Annis, ke ( SAINT) tin MNIMIN episteloumen, ke Panton Sou ton Agion... Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna, and of (SAINT) whose memory we Commemorate today, and of all Thy Saints... beseech Thee, the Only, Most Merciful Lord: hear us sinners who pray unto Thee, and have Mercy on us.

STIHOS

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Iketevomen Se, Mone Polielee Kyrie: We


epakouson imon ton amartolon deomenon Sou ke Eleison imas.

Kyrie Eleison [12]

PEOPLE

Lord have mercy [12]

12. M A T I N S H Y M N S Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012

MATINS HYMNS Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012 9.

Elei,

ke Iktirmis, ke Filanthropia tou Monogenous Sou Iou, meth ou Evlogitos is, sin to Panagio, ke Agatho, ke Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, nin ke ai, ke is tous Eonas ton Eonon.

PRIEST

Through the Mercies and Bounties and Compassion of Thine Only Begotten Son, with Whom Thou art Blessed, together with Thine All Holy, and Good, and Life-giving Spirit, now and ever, and to the Ages of Ages. Amen

Ti Ti

afti imera, O Agios Theodoros, O dia Hriston salos, en irini telioute. afti imera, O Agios Martis Markellos, Episopos Apamias tis Kiprou, xifi telioute.

On On

this day St Theodore, the Fool for Christ, reposed in Peace. this day the Holy Hieromartyr, St Markellos of Cyprus, Bishop of Apamea in Syria, was Perfected in Holy Martyrdom by sword. the Saturday of Cheesefare week, we Commemorate all Holy Men and Women who excelled in Holy Asceticism. the Intercessions of all Thy Holy Monastic Saints, O Christ our God, have Mercy on us.

Amin Os
evsevias kirikas, ke asevias fimotra, ton Theoforonton dimon efedrinas, Kyrie, tin ifilion pamponta. En Irini telia, tes afton ikesies, tous Se doxazontas ke megalinontas, diafilaxon, psalin ke adin Si, Allilouia!

PEOPLE

Festal Kontakion Holy Ascetics

To

Lord, Thou made the Host of God-bearing Saints shine as Preachers of Godliness and Silencers of Godlessness, and they lit up the entire earth. By their Entreaties, Preserve us in Peace as we Glofiry and Magnify Thee, and chant and sing to Thee: Alleluia!

Sabbaton tin Tyrinis, mnian epiteloumen panton ton en Askisi Lampsanton Agion Andron te ke Ginekon. Hriste O Theos imon, eleison imas.

On

Tes ton Osion Sou panton Presvies By

Amin

Amen
The Magnificat

Festal Ikos Holy Ascetics

Tis

tou Viou terpnis enitenisa, logismis theoron ta ginomena, ke metrisas afton ta epodina, ton Zoin ton Vroton etalanisa, imas de monous emakarisa, tous merida kalin epilexamenous, to Pathin to Hristo, ke menin Sin Afto, ke simpsallin ai to Profiti David: Allelouia!

I observed the delights of earthly


life, and considered what goes on in peoples minds; and I weighed their pain, and I deemed their life to be unhappy. Only You did I regard as Blessed You Saints who chose the Good Portion to Suffer with Christ and to remain with Him, and ever sing with the Prophet David: Alleluia!

STANDING BEFORE THE HOLY ICON OF THE EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS, THE PRIEST DECLARES THE FOLLOWING, AFTER WHICH HE CENSES THE SANCTUARY, HOLY ICONS AND CONGREGATION.

Tin

Theotokon ke Miter to Fotos en imnis timontes meglinomen.

The

Theotokos and Mother of the Light: let us honour and extol in song.

THE BELLS ARE RUNG AT THIS POINT

Megalini i psihi mou ton Kyrion ke My


igaliase to pnevma mou epi to Theo to Sotiri mou.
STIHOS

soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Saviour.

Synaxarion 25 February

Ti KE tou aftou minos, Mnimi tou


en Agiis Patros imon Tarasiou Arhiepiskopou Konstantinoupoleos.

On

the 25th day of this month we Commemorate our Father among the Saints: St Tarasios the Confessor, Archbishop of Constantinople.

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon se Megalinomen.

VERSE

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

Oti epevlepsen epi tin tapinosin tis For He has regarded the Humility
doulis aftou. Idou gar apo tou nin Makariousi me pase i genee.
STIHOS

Ti Ti Ti

afti imera, O Agios Alexandros xifi telioute. afti imera, Mnimi tou Agiou Ieromartiros Riginou, Episkopou Skopelou. afti imera, O Agios Antonios piri telioute.

On On On

this day, St Alexander of Puteoli was Perfected in Martyrdom by sword. this day, we Commemorate the Holy Hieromartyr, St Reginos, Bishop of Skopelos. this day St Anthony was Perfected in Holy Martyrdom by fire.

of His Handmaiden: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me Blessed.
VERSE

Tin Timioteran ton Herouvim ke Endoxoteran asingritos ton Serafim, tin adiafthoros Theon Logon tekousan, tin ontos Theotokon Se Megalinomen.

More Honourable than the Cherubim, and beyond compare more Glorious than the Seraphim, Thou Who without stain bore God the Word, True Theotokos, we Magnify Thee!

10. M A T I N S H Y M N S Saturday of the Holy Ascetics 25 February 2012

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