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Holy Week

SYNAXARION FOR HOLY AND GREAT MONDAY

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SYNAXARION FOR HOLY AND GREAT MONDAY

On Holy and Great Monday, we commemorate the blessed Joseph the All-Comely and the fig tree cursed and withered by the Lord.   Verses to Joseph the All-Comely The chaste Joseph proved to be a just ruler And a provider of corn; O abundance of good things.   Verses to the withered fig tree Christ […]

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HOLY FRIDAY HYMN

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HOLY FRIDAY HYMN

Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung on the tree, The King of the angels is decked with a crown of thorns. He who wraps the heavens in clouds is wrapped in the purple of mockery. He who freed Adam in the Jordan is slapped on the face. The Bridegroom of […]

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THE FAMOUS HYMN OF SAINT KASSIANI-HOLY TUESDAY

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THE FAMOUS HYMN OF SAINT KASSIANI-HOLY TUESDAY

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HOLY MONDAY HYMNS IN ENGLISH

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HOLY MONDAY HYMNS IN ENGLISH

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BEHOLD THE BRIDEGROOM

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BEHOLD THE BRIDEGROOM

AB001-21 Troparia of the Bridegroom Services – Tone 8 Listen to the hymn of “Bridegroom” by fr.Apostolos Hill.

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HOLY WEEK-THE MAJOR THEMES AND MEANING OF EACH DAY

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HOLY WEEK-THE MAJOR THEMES AND MEANING OF EACH DAY

      SATURDAY OF LAZARUS An interlude between Great Lent and Holy Week, the Church names this day the “Saturday of Lazarus” in remembrance of the resurrection of Lazarus told in the Gospel of John (11:1-45) and its promise of universal resurrection for all men. The Church connects this celebration, by anticipation, with the […]

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BEHOLD THY BRIDEGROOM

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BEHOLD THY BRIDEGROOM

Behold, the Bridegroom cometh in the middle of the night, and blessed is that servant whom He shall find watching; and again unworthy is he whom He shall find heedless. Beware, therefore, O my soul, lest thou be overcome with sleep, lest thou be given up to death, and be shut out from the Kingdom. […]

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAYS OF HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAYS OF HOLY WEEK AND PASCHA

Lazarus Saturday: Jesus raises His friend from the dead. Mary and Martha plead with the Lord to come quickly to heal their brother Lazarus. Jesus delays his return until Lazarus is dead four days. Martha confesses her belief in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God. Jesus says: “I am the resurrection and the […]

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