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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

Archdiocese of Good Hope

By the Grace of God Bright Week


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16. BRIGHT FRIDAY VESPERS SERVICE LIFEGIVING SOURCE


Hristos Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato Christ is Risen from the dead; By
thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis Death trampling upon death, And
Bright Friday Vespers Service mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos has bestowed Life to those in the
tombs.
The Lifegiving Spring O anastas ek nekron, Hristos O alithinos May He Who rose from the dead, Christ
Theos imon, tes Presvies tis our True God, through the
panahrantou ke panamomou Agias Intercessions of His Most Pure and
Aftou Mitros, Dinami tou Timiou ke Holy Mother, the Power of the
Zoopiou Stavrou, prostasies ton Precious and Life-giving Cross the
PRAYERS TO THE HOLY TRINITY Timion Epouranion Dinameon Protection of the Honourable,
 THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND asomaton, ikesies tou Timiou, Bodiless Powers of Heaven, the
Doxa ti Agia ke Omoousio, ke PR IEST Glory to the Holy and Endoxou, Profitou, Prodromou ke Supplications of the Honourable,
Zoopio, ke Adiereto Triadis, Consubstantial and Lifegiving, and Vaptistou Ioannou, ton Agion Glorious Prophet and Forerunner,
pantote, nin ke ai, ke is tous eonas ton Undivided Trinity, always, now Endoxon ke panevfimon Apostolon, John the Baptist, the Holy, Glorious
eonon. and ever, and unto ages of ages. ton Agion Endoxon ke kallinikon and Praiseworthy Apostles, the
Martyron... Glorious and Worthy Holy Martyrs...
Amin PEO PLE Amen
PASCHAL APOLYTIKION TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 Ton Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon, Our Holy God-bearing Fathers, (our
(tou Agiou tou Naou), ton Agion ke Parish Saint), the Holy and Righteous
Hristos Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato Christ is Risen from the dead; By Death Dikeon Theopatoron Ioakim ke Annis, Ancestors of God, Joachim and
thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis trampling upon death, And has ke tou Agiou Endoxou Anna, the Holy and Glorious Great
mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos [3] bestowed Life to those in the tombs. Megalomartyros Georgiou tou Martyr, George the Trophy-bearer,
[3] Tropeoforou, ou ke tin mnimin whose memory we commemorate
PASCHAL APOLYTIKION & STIHI TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 epiteloumen... today...
Anastito O Theos, ke diaskorpisthitoan PRIEST Let God Arise, and let His Ke panton ton Agion, Eleise ke Sose And all the Saints: have Mercy on us
i ehthri aftou, ke figetosan apo enemies be scattered, and let those imas, os Agathos ke filanthropos ke and Save us, as our Good, Loving and
prosopou aftou i misountes Afton.* who hate Him flee from before His eleimon Theos. Merciful God.
Sight.* Sighorisomen panta ti Anastasi, ke outo Let us forgive everything for the
Os eklipi kapnos eklipetosan, os tikete As smoke vanishes, so let them vanish, voisomen. Resurrection, and thus let us cry
kiros apo prosopou piros.* as wax melts before the fire.* aloud:
Outos apolounte i amartoli apo prospou So shall the sinners perish from the Hristos Anesti!} Christ is Risen! }
tou Theou. Ke i Dikei evfranthitosan* Sight of God. And let the Righteous Alithos Anesti!} (3) Truly He is Risen!} (3)
be glad.*
Doxa ti Agia Aftou Triimero Egersi! Glory to His Holy Resurrection on the
Afti i imera, in epiisen O Kyrios.
Agalia- This is the Day the Lord made. Let us Third Day!
sometha ke evfranthomen en afti.* greatly Rejoice and be glad therein.*
Proskinoumen Aftou tin Triimeron We Worship His Resurrection on the
Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati* Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Egersin! Third Day!
and to the Holy Spirit*
Hristos Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato Christ is Risen from the dead; By
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis Death trampling upon death, And
eonon. ages. mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos. has bestowed Life to those in the
Amin Amen tombs.
THE LITANY OF PEACE Alithos Anesti O Kyrios! Truly the Lord is Risen!
En Irini tou Kyriou deithomen. PRIEST In Peace let us pray to the Lord
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Iper tis Anothen Irinis ke tis Sotirias
ton PRIEST For the Peace from Above, and
psihon imon, tou Kyriou deithomen the Salvation of our souls, let us
pray to the Lord
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Iper tis Irinis tou simpantos Kosmou, PRIEST For the Peace of the whole
efstatias ton Agion tou Theou world, the stability of the Holy
Ekklision ke tis ton panton enoseaos Churches of God, and for the Union
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en thantis tin Zoiforon, i pantes tin Refreshed and the blind will receive tou Kyriou deithomen. of all, let us pray to the Lord
pantahou Pistis prorreousan, idata their sight. The deaf shall hear, and Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Sotirias, anakrotisantes, outo the sick shall be Cured.! Let those
kraxomen. Aizoa proheousa namata, who have lifted their hands in Iper tou Agiou Ikou toutou ke ton meta PRIEST For this Holy House,and for
ek Pigis Agni, mi dialipis Parthene Thanksgiving draw the Waters of Pisteos, Evlavias ke Fovou Theou those who enter it with Faith,
Presvevousa pantote iper ton doulon Salvation that flow forth to all the isionton en afto, tou Kyriou Reverence and the Fear of God, let
Sou. Faithful. Let us all cry out to the deithomen. us pray to the Lord.
Pure Virgin: As Thou pour forth the Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Ever Living Streams from the Source,
do not cease to Intercede for Thy Iper tou Papa ke Patriarhou imon PRIEST For our Pope and Patriarch
Servants! T H E O D O R O U ke tou Arhiepiskopou (T H E O D O R O S ) and our
imon (- - - N A M E - - - ), tou Timiou Archbishop (- - - N A M E - - - ), for the
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Presviteriou, tis en Hristo Honourable Presbytery, the
eonon. ages. Diakonias, pantos tou Klirou ke tou Diaconate in Christ, for all the
Amin Amen laou tou Kyriou deithomen. Clergy and the people, let us pray to
PENTECOSTARION HYMN HOLY PASCHA TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 the Lord

Anastaseos imera, ke lamprinthomen ti It is the Day of the Resurrection.Let us Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Panigiri, ke allilous periptixometha. shine brightly for the Festival, and Iper tis poleostaftis, pasis poleos, horas, PRIEST For this city, for every city and
Ipomen Adelphi, ke tis misousin imas. also embrace one another. Brethren, ke ton Pisti ikounton en aftes tou land, and for the Faithful who dwell
Sighorisomen panta ti Anastasi, ke let us say, even to those who hate us: Kyriou deithomen. in them, let us pray to the Lord
outo voisomen. Hristos Anesti ek Let us forgive everything for the
nekron, Thanato Thanton patisas, ke Resurrection. And thus let us cry
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
tis en tis mnimasi, zoin hrisamenos. aloud: Christ is Risen from the dead, Iper efkrasias aeron, eforias ton karpon PRIEST For temperate weather, for
by Death trampling upon Death, and tis gis ke keron irinikon tou Kyriou abundance in the earths yield and
to those in the Tombs, He has deithomen. for peaceful times, let us pray to the
granted Life! Lord.
PASCHAL APOLYTIKION
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Hristos Anesti, ek nekron, Thanato Christ is Risen from the dead; By Iper pleonton, odiporounton, nosounton, PRIEST For travellers by sea, land, and
thanaton patisas, Ke tis en tis Death trampling upon death, And kamnonton, ehmalonton ke tis air; for the sick and the afflicted;
mnimasin, Zoin harisamenos [3] has bestowed Life to those in the Sotirias afton tou Kyriou deithomen. for captives; and for their Salvation,
tombs. [3] let us pray to the Lord.
PASCHAL DISMISSAL Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
Sofia! Wisdom! Iper tou risthine imas apo pasis thlipseos, PRIEST For our Deliverance from all
Evlogison! Father, Bless! orgis, kindinou ke anangis, tou tribulation, wrath, danger and
Kyriou deithomen.
O on Evlogitos, Hristos O Theos imon, Blessed art Thou, O Christ our God, necessity, let us pray to the Lord.
pantote, nin, ke ai, ke is tous eonas always, now and forever, and to the Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have mercy
ton eonon. Ages of ages. Antilavou, Soson, Eleison ke Diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, Save us, have Mercy on
Amin Amen imas O Theos ti Si Hariti. us, and Preserve us, O God, by Thy
Stereose, Kyrios O Theos, tin Agian ke Make firm O Lord our God, the Holy Grace.
amomiton Pistin ton efsevon ke and Pure Faith of Pious Orthodox Amin PEOPLE Amen
Orthodoxon Hristainon, Sin ti Agia Christians, together with the Holy Tis Panagias, Ahrantou, PRIEST Commemorating our All-Holy,
Aftou Ekklisia ke ti poli tafti is eonas Church and this City forever. Iperevlogimenis, Endoxou Despinis
eonon. Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious
Amen. imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Lady, the Mother of God and ever-
Amin Illumined, be Illumined, O New
Marias meta panton ton Agion Virgin Mary, with all the Saints, let
mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous
Fotizou, fotizou i Nea Ierousalim! I gar Jerusalem! For the Glory of the Lord ke pasan tin zion imon Hristo to Theo
us commit ourselves and one
Doxa Kyriou epi Se anetile. Horeve has Risen over you. Dance now for another, and all our whole Life to
parathometha. Christ, our God.
nin ke agallou, Sion, Si de, Agni, Joy, O Zion, and exult! And be
terpou, Theotoke, en ti egersi tou merry, O Pure Theotokos, at the  MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD
Tokou Sou. Rising of the One Whom Thou bore!
Si Kyrie PEOPLE To Thee, O Lord

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Oti prepi Si pasa Doxa, Timi ke PRIEST For to Thee is due all Glory, O Christs Virgin Mother, Great
Mercy.
Proskinisis to Patri ke to Io ke to Honour and Worship: to the
Agio Pnevmati nin ke ai ke is tous Father, and to the Son, and to the Exirefsato i kardia mou Logon My heart overflowed with a Good
eonas ton eonon. Holy Spirit, now and forever, and to Agathon, lego ego to Erga mou to Word; I tell my Works to King.
the Ages of ages. Vasili.
Amin PEOPLE Amen Imnis en exesiis, Pisti, tin Epouranion With Hymns of Wonder, let us, the
HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE Nefelin imnisomen, stagona tin Faithful, Praise and Glorify the
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND Ouranian, ton Zoodotin Hriston, epi Heavenly Cloud that lets fall upon
PSALM 140/141 TONE 2 Gis arrevstos vetizousan, to Zon, to the Earth the Heavenly Rain the
allomenon, ke pigazon Athanata, Life-Giver, Christ! He is the Living
Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hear me, O idor to Thion, tin amvrosian tou divine Water that Eternally pours
Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, Lord! O Lord, when I cry out to nektaros tou midepote meta posin forth the Ambrosia of Nectar that
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, Thee, hear me! Hear my voice, when I ekreontos, dipsan de tin sintikousan never diminishes even after it has
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to cry out to Thee! Hear me, O Lord! psihas apelavnontos, ouper piontes been drunk, but which dispels the
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson emfronos, revmata Thia provallonte, Thirst, and also Refreshes our soul.
mou Kyrie. kilias ke noou, epomvrizonta tis pasi, As we drink of It with Wisdom, the
Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee like Harin tin afthonon. Most Divine Streams shall issue from
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton incense - the lifting up of my hands our heart, and shall shower us all
hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson as the Evening Sacrifice. Hear me, O with Bountiful Grace.
mou Kyrie! Lord! Tou Potamou ta ormimata evfrenousi The Torrents of the River Gladden the
RESURRECTION STIHERA TONE (6) PLAGAL 2 tin polin tou Theou. City of God.
Exagage ek filakis tin psihin mou, tou Bring my soul out of prison to give Heris i Zoodoxos Pigi, i aenaos Rejoice, O Life-giving Spring, which
exomologisasthe to Onomati Sou. Thanks to Thy Name, O Lord. anavlizousa Haritas, i vrisis ton pours Eternally Abundant Gifts
iamaton i pasan noson ishin, forth, O Fountain of Healings that
Nikin ehon Hriste, tin kata tou Edou, Triumphant over Hades, O Christ, Thou asthenia ke favlin apeleghousa. purges the weakness and paltriness
en to Stavro anilthes, ina tous en Ascended upon the Cross to Raise Tiflon i anavlepsis, ke lepron thia of ailments. Thou Restored the sight
skoti thataou kathimenous, up with Thyself those dwelling in the catharsis. Sthenos arroston, of the blind, and Cleansed the lepers.
sinanastisis seafto, O en nekris Darkness of Death. Free from parimenon anorthosis, i pigazousa, Thy Streams art the Medicine for all
eleftheros, O pigazon zoin ex ikiou among the dead, Thou pour forth nosimaton pan farmakon, apasi tis complaints and diseases, and for all
Fotos, Pantodiname Sotir, eleison Life from Thine own Light. O prostrehousi, Pistos to temeni Sou, who with Faith, flock to Thy Shrine.
imas. Almighty Saviour: have Mercy on us. Mega kinon Iatrion amisthon ontos ke Thou art a Great Physician, O
Eme ipomenousi Dikei, eos ou The Righteous shall wait for me, until etymon, Hristou Miter Logou, tou Maiden, Who is prepared to receive
antapodos mi. Thou Reward me. pigazontos to kosmo to Mega Eleos. all who turn to Thee in affliction. O
Holy Mother of Christ the Word, Who
Simeron O Hristos, Thanaton patisas, Today, Christ, having trampled upon pours forth to the world, His Great
kathos ipen Anesti, ke tin Agalliasin Death, according to His Word, Rose Mercy.
to kosmo edorisato, ina pantes up bestowing Joy upon the world, so
kravgazontes ton imnon outos that all of us, shouting this Hymns, Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ipomen. I Pigi tis Zois, to aprositon might say: O Fountain of Life, O and to the Holy Spirit
Fos, pantodiname Sotir, eleison imas. Light that no person may approach, PENTECOSTARION TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
O Almighty Saviour: have Mercy on Salpisomen fileorti en imnis, skirtisomen Let us sound the Trumpet in Hymns, O
us!
en idasi ke horevsomen evfrenomeni, Lovers of Feasts, and leap for Joy in
Ek vatheon ekekraxa Si, Kyrie. Kyrie, Out of the depths I have cried to tis aenaos plimmirousi tis zoiforou the Water. Let us form a Choir, and
isakouson tis fonis mou. Thee, O Lord. O Lord, hear my Pigis. Basilis ke arhontes sing Praises to the Water that never
voice. sintrehetosan, ke Pigis tin Harin ceases to flow from the Life-giving
Se Kyrie ton onta en pasi ti Ktisi, Where shall we sinners fly from Thee, prokitosan afthonos. Basilis gar Spring! Let Rulers assemble and give
esose, tous en lini sishethentas de, ti Thanks for the Kindness of the
amartoli pou figomen? En to O Lord, Who art everywhere in
prospsafsi exanestise. Pimenes te ke Spring! It has Saved Kings, and, by a
Ourano? Aftos katikis, en to Edi? Creation? Into Heave? Thine Abode
simpantes, tin omvroforon Nefelin, to touch, has raised up the Infirm from
Epatisas Thanaton, is ta Vathi ta tis is there. Into Hades? Thou hast
Sotiriaion sinelthontes arisometha, i their beds. All people, gather
thalassis? Ek i Hir Sou Despota. Pros trampled it unto Death! Into the
en nosis apallagin, i en kindinis tin together and draw the Saving Water;
Se katafevgomen, Si prospiptontes uttermost parts of the sea? Thy
rosin, tin anapsihin i en dipsi. Ta the afflicted shall be Delivered, and
iketevomen. O Anastas ek ton Hand reaches there, O Master! We
ommata te i tifli, i kofevontes tin the endangered shall gain Spiritual
nekron, eleison imas. run to Thee, and falling before Thee,
evikian, tin iatrian i kahektountes, i Strength. The Thirsty shall be
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O Kyrios evasilefsen, evprepian The Lord reigns; He clothed Himself dead, have Mercy on us!
Enediasto. Enedisato Kyrios with Majesty. The Lord clothed and Genithito ta ota Sou prosehonta is tin Let Thine Ears be attentive to the
Dinamin ke perizosato. girded Himself with Power. fonin tis Deiseos mou. voice of my Supplication.
Nigisis Sou tis Plevras Zoodota, Thy pierced Side, O Giver of Life, En to Stavro Sou Hriste kavhometha, ke We exault in Thy Cross, O Christ, and
krounous afeseos pasi exevlisas, zois poured streams of Remission, Life tin Anastasin Sou, imnoumen ke we Praise and Glorify Thy
ke Sotirias, sarki de Thanaton and Salvation upon us all. By Doxazomen. Si gar i Theos imon, Resurrection. Thou art indeed our
katedexo, Athanasian imin accepting Death in the Flesh, Thou ektos Sou allon ouk idamen. God! We know no other Lord but
doroumenos, ikisas Tafo de, imas hast granted us Immortality. By Thee!
ileftherosas, sinanastisas eafto taking up Thine Abode in the Tomb, Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark
Endoxos os Theos, dia touto voomen. Thou hast set us all free, and as God,
tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would
Filanthrope Kyrie: Doxa Si! Thou hast raised us up with Thee in
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness
Glory. Wherefore, we cry aloud: O
with Thee.
Loving Lord: Glory to Thee,
Ke gar estereose tin ikoumenin, i tis And He established the world, which
Doxa ti Dinami Sou Kyrie, oti katirgisas Glory be to Thy Might, O Lord, for Thou
ton to Kratos ehonta tou Thanatou, hast destroyed the Power of Death,
ou salevthisete. shall not be moved.
anekenisas imas dia tou Stavrou Sou, and Thou hast Renewed us through
Xeni Sou i stavrosis, ke i en Adou Thy rucifixion and Descent into Hades doroumenos imin Zoin ke Aftharsian. Thy Cross, bestowing on us Life and
kathodos, Filanthrope iparhi. art extraordinary, O Loving God, for Incorruption.
Skilefsas gar afton, ke tous pale after despoiling Hades, Thou, as God Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited
desmious sinanastisas eafto, Endoxos raised up in Glory with Thyself those
Kyrie, ipeien i psihi ou is ton Logon for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
os Theos, ton Paradison anixas, held captive in times of old, and
Sou. Ilpisen i psihi moue pi ton Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.
apolavin toutou ixiosas. Dio ke imin Thou opened Pardise and permitted
Kyrion.
tis Doxazousi tin Sin Triimeron them to enjoy It. Cleanse us,
Egersin, dorise ilasmon amartion, therefore, from sin, Who Glorify Thy Dia pantos Evlogountes ton Kyrion, Ever Blessing the Lord, we praise His
Pardisou ikitoras kataxion, os Monos Resurretion on the Third Day, and imnoumen tin Anastasin Aftou. Resurrection. For by enduring the
Efsplaghnos. make us worthy to dwell in Paradise, Stavron gar ipominas, Thanto Cross, He destroyed Death by Death.
for Thou alone art Merciful. Thanton olese.
To Iko Sou prepi Agiasma, Kyrie, is Holiness is proper to Thy House, O FOR OUR LADY, THEOTOKOS TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
makrotita imeron. Lord, unto length of days. Apo filakis proias mehri niktos. Apo From the Morning Watch until night;
O di imas sarki pathos dexamenos, ke For our sake Thou accepted Suffering in filakis proias elposato Israil epi ton from the Morning Watch until
Triimeros ek nekron Anastas, tis the Flesh and Rose from the dead on Kyrion. night, let Israel Hope in the Lord.
sarkos imon ta pathi therapefson, ke the Third Day. Heal the passions of Xena ke Paradoxa, ton Ouranon O The Master of the Heavens
anastison ek ptesmaton halepon, our flesh and raise us from our Despotis, epi Si teteleke, katarhas accomplished Strange and
Filanthrope, ke Soson imas. grievous iniquities, O Loving God, Panamome. Ke gar Anothen, Marvellous Things in Thee, O All
and Save us. emfanos estazen, vetos kathaper, en Blameless Lady. From Above He
Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son ti Mitra Sou Theonimfe, Pigin diknion descended like rain into Thy Womb,
and to the Holy Spirit Se, simpan Agathon anavlizousan, O Bride of God, showing Thee to be a
FOR OUR LADY, THEOTOKOS TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 plimmiran te iaseon, tas evergesias Spring, gushing forth the Perfection
prorreousan apasin afthonos, tis of Goodness and a Flood of Healings,
Exirevxato i kardia mou logon My heart overflowed with a Good hrizousi tin frosin ton psihon, ke tin flowing with Benefactions in
Agathon, lego ego ta Erga mou to Word; I tell my Works to the King. igian tou somatos, Idati tis Haritos. abundance to all those yearning for
Vasili. Strength of soul and Health of body,
Heris i Zoiforos Pigi, kata thalassas Rejoice, O Life-giving Spring, who filled through the Waters of Grace.
pelagizousa Thavmata, pros pasan the whole inhabited world with Thy Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
tin ikoumenin Okeane noite, ta niloa Miracles! Rejoice, O Spiritual Ocean, par afto litrosis. Ke aftos litrosete with Him is abundant Redemption.
rithra ipervenousa, ti hisi tis Haritos, surpassing the streams of the Nile ton Israil ek pason ton anomion And He will Redeem Israel from all
Siloam ek petras allos defteros idor with the Flood of Thy Grace! Thou Aftou. his transgressions.
pigazon, os paradoxon, Iordanou te art a second Siloam, pouring forth Xena ke Paradoxa, ton Ouranon O The Master of the Heavens
dexameni energian, Manna Sotiriodes Miraculous Waters as through a
Despotis, epi Si teteleke, katarhas accomplished Strange and
te enargos to ginomenon pros tou Rock. Thou hast received the Power
Panamome. Ke gar Anothen, Marvellous Things in Thee, O All
zitountos tin hrian. Plousion ontos ke of Jordan, O All Holy Maiden, and
emfanos estazen, vetos kathaper, en Blameless Lady. From Above He
afthonon, Hristou Miter Kori i hast become the Manna of Salvation
ti Mitra Sou Theonimfe, Pigin diknion descended like rain into Thy Womb,
proheousa to kosmo to Mega Eleos. that fulfills the needs of those who
Se, simpan Agathon anavlizousan, O Bride of God, showing Thee to be a
seek. Thou pour forth to the world,

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plimmiran te iaseon, tas evergesias Spring, gushing forth the Perfection ke pasan tin Zoin imon Hristo to Theo commit ourselves and one another,
prorreousan apasin afthonos, tis of Goodness and a Flood of Healings, parathometha and our whole Life, to Christ our
hrizousi tin frosin ton psihon, ke tin flowing with Benefactions in God.
igian tou somatos, Idati tis Haritos. abundance to all those yearning for Si Kyrie CHOIR To Thee, O Lord
Strength of soul and Health of body,
through the Waters of Grace.
MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN TO GOD
Enite ton Kyrion, panta ta Ethni, Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles!
epenesate afton, pantes i lai. Praise Him, all your people! Oti Agathos ke Filanthropos Theos PRIEST For Thou art a good God Who
Manna Se Ouranion, ke Paradisou Most fittingly, O Virgin, I call Thee iparhis ke Si tin Doxan Loves mankind, and to Thee we
Parthen, tin Pigin tin entheon, Heavenly Manna, and the Divine anapempomen to Patri ke to Io ke ascribe Glory: to the Father, and
onomazo Despina prosfiestata. Tis Spring of Paradise, for truly, the to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
gar Gis edramen, i roi ke haris, tis Stream of Thy Spring runs from the eonas ton eonon. now and always, and to the ages of
Pigis Sou tetramerian aftis Earth. Grace reaveals It as having ages.
kaliptousa, xenis terastiis ekastote, ke four branches, working wonderful
pasi to etoumenon ginete to idor Miracles daily. Requests by all are Amin PEOPLE Amen
pinomenon. Othen gegithotes, fulfilled with the Water is drunk. Irini pasi! PRIEST Peace be to all...
Hristonimi prostrehomen pistos, Wherefore, with Joy, we who bear the
Agiasomon ariomeni, Pantote name of Christ run Faithfully, and Ke meta tou pnevmatos Sou PEOPLE And to thy spirit...

Glikirroon. draw the Flowing, Sweet Water of Tas kefalas imon to Kyrou klinate PRIEST Let us bow our heads to the Lord...
Sanctification.
Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOW DOWN LOW TO ALMIGHTY GOD
ke i Alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever.
eona. Si Kyrie PEOPLE To Thee, O Lord
Rithra ton iaseon, analistanis Parthene, Thou well forth Streams of Healings, O THE PRIEST PRAYS QUIETLY:
Kyrie, O Theos imon, O klinas Ouranous O Lord our God, Who bows the Heavens
tis Pistos prostrehousi, ti Pigi Sou Virgin, to those who always have ke katavas epi Sotiria tou genous ton and descends for the Salvation of
Pnatote, Theonimfevte. Dorean Reis recourse to Thy Spring, O Bride of anthropon, epide epi tous doulous mankind: look upon Thy Servants
gar, dapsili ke hidin tis nosousi ta God. For Thou freely issue bountiful Sou ke epi tin Klironomian Sou. and upon Thine Inheritance.
Iamata, tiflous emvlepontas, fenis torrents of Cures to all the sick. Si gar to Fovero ke Filanthropo Kriti I Si For unto Thee, the Formidable and
enargos prosiontas Si, holous pollous Thou enable the blind who approach douli ipeklinan tas kefalas, tous de Loving Judge, have Thy Servants
anorthosas ke tous parimenous Thee to see with clarity. Thou hast afton ipetaxan avhenas, ou tin ex bowed their heads, and submissively
sinesfigxas, ton de nerothenta, Restored many lame and halt. Thou anthropon anamenontes voithian, inclined their necks, expecting not
ezoosas proshisi ti tritii, idropikon ke hast Strengthened Paralytics. By the alla to Son perimenontes Eleos ke tin help from men, but awaiting Thy
dispnoon te, pathi etherapefsas. Threefold Pouring of Water, Thou Sin apekdehomeni Sotirian. Ous Mercy and hoping for Thy Salvation,
brought to Life the one who had diafilaxon en panti kero ke kata tin with which Thou preserve them at all
been dead, and Thou hast also Cured parousan esperan ke tin prosiousan times, during this present evening,
those afflicted by dropsy and nikta, apo pantos ehthrou, apo pasis and in the approaching night, from
shortness of breath. antikimenis energias diavolikis, ke every enemy, from all adverse powers
dialogismon mateon ke enthimiseon of the evil one, from vain thoughts
Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son, poniron. and from wicked imaginations.
and to the Holy Spirit
FROM THE PENTECOSTARION - TONE (8) PLAGAL 4 THE PRIEST CONTINUES ALOUD:

Tis lalisi tas dinastias Sou Pigi? Itis ex Who will speak of Thy Powers, O Ii to Kratos tis Vasilias Sou Evlogimenon The Power of Thy Kingdom, be Blessed
akenoton Thavmaton plimmirousa, Spring, which often overflows with ke Dedoxasmenon, tou Patros, ke and Glorified - of the Father, and
polla ke iper fisin energis dia iaseon. Inexhaustible Wonders, and tou Iiou, ke tou Agiou Pnevmatos, nin of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
Vave ton megalion, on tis pasin accomplishes through Healings that ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon. now and forever, and unto the Ages
epirreis! Ou monon gar nosimata which is beyond nature? Oh! The of Ages.
halepa aplilasas, ton prosionton meta Great Miracles that Thou stream
pothou, alla ke ta ton psihon pathi forth to all! For Thou not only
Amin Amen
PASCHAL APOSTICHA TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
ekplinis Katharizousa Panaspile, sin drives out ailments from those who
pasi vravevousa ke Mega Eleos. draw near with Love, but Thou also Tin Anastasin Sou Hriste Sotir, Angeli Angels in Heaven sing the Praises of
Cleanses the passions of soul, imnousin en Ouranis, ke imas tous Thy Resurrection, O Christ our
bestowing, O All Spotless Lady, Great epi Gis kataxioson, en kithara kardia Saviour. Grant that we, too, on
Mercy. Se Doxazin. Earth, may with pure heart, Glorify
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Evlogitos i, Agie, Fotison me tis Dikeomasi Blessed art Thou, O Holy One: Enlighten
Sou. me with Thy Commandments. Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Kyrie, to Eleos Sou is ton eonon. Lord, Thy Mercy is forever! eonon. ages.
Ta Erga ton Hiron Sou mi paridis. Do not despise the Works of Thy Hands. Amin Amen
Si prepi Enos, si prepi Imnos, Si Doxa To Thee is due Praise, to Thee is due song,
THEOTOKION TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
prepi,  to Patri ke to Iio ke to Agio to Thee is due all Glory:  to the Father,
Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous eonas and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now Tis mi Makarisi Se, Panagia Parthene? Who will not call Thee Blessed, O
ton eonon. and forever, and unto the Ages of ages. Tis mi animnisi Sou ton alohevton Most Holy Virgin? Who will not sing
Amin Amen Tokon? O gar ahronos ek Patros praises of Thy Wondrous
LITANY OF FERVENT SUPPLICATIONS eklamosas Iios Monogenis, O Aftos ek Birthgiving? For the Only Begotten
Sou tis Agnis Proilthen afrastos Son, timelessly having shone forth
Plirosomen tin Esperinin Deisin imon to PRIEST Let us complete our Evening sarkothis, fisi Theos Iperhon, ke fisi from the Father, came forth from
Kyrio... Prayer to the Lord... genomenos anthropos di imas, ouk is Thee Who art Pure. And, having
Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord, have Mercy diada prosopon temnomenos, all en become ineffably Incarnate, He, Who
diadi fiseon, asighitos gnorizomenos. by Nature is God, for our sake
Antilavou, Soson, Eleison ke Diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, Save us, have
Mercy on Afton iketeve, semni Pammakariste, became also by Nature Man not in
imas, O Theos ti Si Hariti. us, and protect us, O God, by Thy eleithine tas psihas imon. two individual Persons, but in two
Grace. Natures without confusion. O
Amin PEOPLE Amen Honoured and All Blessed One,
Beseech him for Mercy on our souls.
Tin esperan Pasan telian, Agian, Irinikin PRIEST That the whole evening may be PRAYER OF THE ENTRANCE
ke anamartiton, para tou Kyriou Perfect, Holy, peaceful and sinless, THE PRIEST CENSES AS BEFORE WHILE PRAYING:
etisometha... let us ask of the Lord... Esperas ke proi ke mesimbrias, enoumen, At evening, at morning and at
Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord Evlogoumen, Evharistoumen ke midday we Praise, Bless and
deometha Sou, Despota ton Apanton, give Thanks, and we pray to
Angelon Irinis, Piston Odigon, Filaka ton PRIEST For an Angel of Peace, a Faithful Philanthrope, Kyrie. Ketevthinon tin Thee, O Master of all things, Lord
psihon ke ton somaton imon, para Guide, a Guardian of our souls and prosevhin imon, os Thimiama Who Loves mankind: Direct our
tou Kyriou etisometha... bodies, let us ask of the Lord... Enopion Sou ke mi ekklinis tas kardias Prayer before Thee like incense,
imon is logous, i is logismous ponirias, and do not incline our hearts to
Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord alla Rise imas ek panton ton words or thoughts of evil, but
Signomin ke afesin ton amartion ke ton PRIEST For Forgiveness and Remission of Thirevonton tas psihas imon. Oti pros Deliver us from all who hunt our
plimelimaton imon, para tou Kyriou our sins and transgressions, let us Se, Kyrie, Kyrie, i ofthalimi imon, ke souls. For we look to Thee, O
etisometha... ask of the Lord ... epi Si ilpisamen. Mi kateshinis imas, Lord, our Lord, and we hope in
O Theos imon. Thee. Put us not to shame, O our
Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord God!
Ta kala ke simferonta tes psihes imon ke PRIEST For all that is Good and Beneficial ISODOS THE ENTRANCE
irini to kosmo, para tou Kyriou to our souls, and for the Peace of the THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
etisometha... world, let us ask of the Lord...
Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord THE PRIEST EXITS THE SANCTUARY THROUGH THE NORTH DOOR IN
PROCESSION, HOLDING THE HOLY GOSPEL BEFORE HIS FACE.
Ton ipolipon hronon tis Zois imon en PRIEST For the completion
of our Life in
Evlogimeni i Isiodos PRIESTBlessed is the Entrance
Irini ke Metania ektelese, para tou Peace and Repentance, let us ask of
ton Agion Sou. of Your Saints
Kyriou etisometha... the Lord...
Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord Sofia! Orthi. Wisdom! Rise!
Hristiana ta teli tis Zois imon, anodina, PRIEST For a Christian end to our Life, THE EVENING HYMN TONE 2
anepeshinta, irinika ke Kalin peaceful, without shame and BY ST SOPHRONIOS, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM
Apologian tin epi tou foverou suffering, and for a Good Account THE PRIEST & THE CONGREGATION SING TOGETHER:
Vimatos tou Hristou etisometha... before the Awesome Judgement Seat
of Christ, let us ask of the Lord... Fos Ilaron Agias Doxis, Athanatou O Gladsome Radiance of the Holy Glory
Patros, Ouraniou, Agiou, Makaros, of the Father Immortal, Heavenly,
PEOPLE Parashou Kyrie PEOPLE Grant this, O Lord Iisou Hriste! Elthondes epi tin iliou Holy, Blessed Jesus Christ. Now that
Tis Panagias, Ahrantou, PRIEST Calling to remembrance disin, idontes Fos Esperinon, we have come to the setting of the
Iperevlogimenis, Endouxou Despinis our All-Holy, Pure, Most imnoumen Patera, Ion ke Agion sun and have seen the Evening Light,
imon Theotokou ke Aiparthenou Blessed and Glorious Lady, Pnevma, Theon. Axion Se en we praise Father, Son and Holy
Marias meta panton ton Agion Theotokos and Ever-Virgin pasi keris imnisthe fones esies, Ie Spirit. For it is worthy that at all
mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous Mary, with all the Saints, let us Theou, Zoin O didous dio O kosmos times Thou should be praised by

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Se Doxazi! voices encouraging, O Son of God, ke Monahon, ke Pasis tis en Hristo Monastics, and all our Brotherhood
the Giver of Life. For which cause the imon Adelfotitos in Christ
Universe Glorifies Thee! Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy [3]
FESTAL PROKEIMENON
Eti deometha iper Eleous, Zois, Irinis, PRI EST Also we pray for Mercy, Life,
Sofia! PRIEST Wisdom! igias, Sotirias, episkepseos, Peace, health, Salvation, Visitation,
Irini pasi! Peace be unto all! sighoriseos ke afeseos ton amartion pardon and forgiveness of sins for
ton doulon tou Theou, panton ton the servants of God, all devout and
Ke pnevmati sou! PEOPLEAnd to your spirit.
efsevon ke Orthodoxon Hristianon, Orthodox Christians, those who
Sofia! PRIEST Wisdom! ton katikounton ke parepidimounton dwell in or visit this city and Parish,
en ti poli ke enopia tafti, ton the Wardens and members of this
Proshomen! Let us attend! epitropon ke sindromiton tis ieras Parish and their families and all who
The Prokeimenon of the 3 rd
Tone Ekklisias taftis sin tis singenesin have asked for our Prayers,
PASCHAL PROKEIMENON TONE (7) VARYS/GRAVE afton... unworthy though we are

Agapiso Se, Kyrie, i Ishis mou. Kyrios I will Love Thee, O Lord, my Strength! Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy [3]
stereoma mou ke katafigi mou ke The Lord is my Foundation, my Eti deometha iper ton Makarion ke PRI EST Also we pray for the Blessed
ristis mou. (* REPEAT AFTER EACH VERSE) Refuge, and my Deliverer! (* REPEAT Aoidimon Ktitoron tis Agias Ekklisias and Ever-Remembered Founders of
AFTER EACH VERSE) taftis, ke iper panton ke pason ton this Holy Church, and for all our
O Theos mou Voithos mou, Elpio ep My God is my Helper on Him will I proanapafsamenon Adelfon imon, Brethren who have gone to their rest
afton, Iperaspistis mou ke Keras Hope my Champion, the Horn of ton evthade efsevos kimenon, ke before us, and for the Orthodox
Sotirias mou ke katafigi mou ke Ristis my Salvation and my Protector!* apantahou Orthodoxon... everywhere, and that they may be
mou.* pardoned all their offences, both
voluntary and involuntary.
Enon epikalesome ton Kyrion ke ek ton I will call upon the Lord and Praise Him,
ehthron mou Sothisome.* and from mine enemies I shall be Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy [3]
Saved.* Eti deometha iper ton karpoforounton PRI EST Also we pray for those who
Ikousen ek Naou Agiou Aftou fonis mou, He heard my voice from His Holy ke kalliergounton en to Agio ke bring offerings, those who care for
ke i kravgi mou enopion Aftou Temple, and my cry shall come pansepo Nao touto, kopionton, the beauty of this Holy and
iselefsete is ta Ota Aftou.* before Him, into His Ears.* psallonton ke iper tou periestotos Venerable House, for those who
laou, tou apekdehomenou to para labour in its service, for those who
LITANY OF FERVENT SUPPLICATION Sou Mega ke Plousion Eleos. sing, and for the people here
Ipomen pantes ex olis tis psihis, ke exolis PRI EST Let us say, with all our soul and present, who await Thy Great and
Abundant Mercy.
tis dianias imon ipomen with all our mind, let us say:
Kyrie eleison PE OPLE Lord have mercy Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLELord have mercy [3]
Kyrie Pantokrator, O Theos, ton Pateron PRI EST Lord Almighty, theGod of our
Oti Eleimon ke Filanthropos Theos For Thou art a Merciful and Loving God
imon, deometha Sou, epakouson ke Fathers, we pray Thee, hear and have
iparhis, ke Si tin Doxan and to Thee we ascribe Glory: to
eleison Mercy anapempomen, to Patri ke to Iio ke the Father, and to the Son, and to the
to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous Holy Spirit, now and forever, and
Kyrie eleison PE OPLE Lord have mercy eonas ton eonon. unto the Ages of Ages.
Eleison imas, O Theos, kata to Mega PRI EST Have Mercy on us, O God, Amin Amen
Eleos Sou deometha Sou, epakouson according to Thy Great Mercy, hear THE PRIEST QUIETLY PRAYS:
ke eleison us and have Mercy Kataxioson, Kyrie, en ti espera tafti, O Lord, keep us this evening without sin.
Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy (3) anamartitous filanthine imas.
Evlogitos i, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron Blessed art Thou, O Lord, God of our
Eti deometha iper ton Evsevon ke PRI EST Let us pray for Pious and imon, ke eneton ke dedoxasmenon to Fathers, and praised and Glorified is
Orthodoxon Hristianon Orthodox Christians. (3) Onoma Sou is tous eonas. Thy Name unto the Ages.
Amin. Amen
Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy Genito, Kyrie, to Eleos Sou ef imas, O Lord, let Thy Mercy be upon us for we
Eti deometha iper tou Arhipiskopou PRI EST Let us pray for our Archbishop kathaper Ilpisamen epi Se. have set our Hope in Thee.
imon (- - - N A M E - - - ) (- - - N A M E - - - ) Evlogitos i, Kyrie, didazon me ta Blessed art Thou, O Lord, teach me Thy
Dikeomata Sou Commandments.
Kyrie eleison [3] PE OPLE Lord have mercy [3] Evlogitos i, Despotis, sinetison me ta Blessed art Thou, O Master: grant me
Eti deometha iper ton Adelfon imon, ton PRI EST Let us pray for our
Brethren, Dikeomata Sou. Understanding of Thy
Priests, Hieromonks, Deacons, and Commandments.
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