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Ὀκτώηχος - Ἦχος πλ. δʹ.

Octoechos - Mode pl. 4.

Τῇ Τρίτῃ Πρωΐ

On Tuesday Morning

Μηναῖον - Τῌ Ϛʹ ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ

Menaion - October 6

Μνήμη τοῦ Ἁγίου Ἀποστόλου Θωμᾶ.

Memory of the holy Apostle Thomas

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Ἦχος γʹ.

Mode 3.

Θεὸς Κύριος καὶ ἐπέφανεν ἡμῖν. Εὐλογημένος ὁ ἐρχόμενος ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου.

God is the Lord, and He revealed Himself to us. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. [SAAS]

Στίχ. αʹ. Ἐξομολογεῖσθε τῷ Κυρίῳ καὶ ἐπικαλεῖσθε τὸ ὄνομα τὸ ἅγιον αὐτοῦ.

Verse 1: Give thanks to the Lord and call upon His holy name.

ἤ· Ἐξομολογεῖσθε τῷ Κυρίῳ, ὅτι ἀγαθός, ὅτι εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τὸ ἔλεος αὐτοῦ.

or: Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy endures forever.

Στίχ. βʹ. Πάντα τὰ ἔθνη ἐκύκλωσάν με, καὶ τῷ ὀνόματι Κυρίου ἠμυνάμην αὐτούς.

Verse 2: All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the Lord I defended myself against them.

Στίχ. γʹ. Παρὰ Κυρίου ἐγένετο αὕτη καὶ ἔστι θαυμαστὴ ἐν ὀφθαλμοῖς ἡμῶν.

Verse 3: And this came about from the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes.

Ἀπολυτίκιον. Τοῦ Ἀποστόλου.

Apolytikion. For the Apostle.

Ἦχος γʹ.

Mode 3.

Ἀπόστολε Ἅγιε Θωμᾶ, πρέσβευε τῷ ἐλεήμονι Θεῷ, ἵνα πταισμάτων ἄφεσιν, παράσχῃ ταῖς ψυχαῖς ἡμῶν.

O holy Apostle Thomas, make intercession to our merciful God, that He grant our souls forgiveness of offenses. [SD]

Δόξα· καὶ νῦν. Θεοτοκίον.

Glory. Both now. Theotokion.

Τῆς Ὀκτωήχου - - -

From Octoechos - - -

Ἦχος γʹ.

Mode 3.

Καταφυγὴ καὶ δύναμις ἡμῶν Θεοτόκε, ἡ κραταιὰ βοήθεια τοῦ κόσμου, ταῖς πρεσβείαις σου σκέπε τοὺς δούλους σου, ἀπὸ πάσης ἀνάγκης, μόνη εὐλογημένη.

You are our refuge and strength, O Theotokos, and for the world you are a mighty assistance. With your intercessions shelter your servants, from any hard necessity, O only blessed Lady. [SD]

Ἀναγινώσκεται τὸ οἰκεῖον Κάθισμα τοῦ Ψαλτηρίου, ἤτοι Κάθισμα 7. Μεθ' ὃ ἡ μικρὰ Συναπτή.

The appointed Kathisma of the Psalter may be read, i.e. Kathisma 7. It would be followed by the short litany.

ΔΙΑΚΟΝΟΣ

DEACON

Ἔτι καὶ ἔτι ἐν εἰρήνῃ τοῦ Κυρίου δεηθῶμεν.

Again and again, in peace, let us pray to the Lord.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy.)

Ἀντιλαβοῦ, σῶσον, ἐλέησον καὶ διαφύλαξον ἡμᾶς ὁ Θεὸς τῇ σῇ χάριτι.

Help us, save us, have mercy on us, and protect us, O God, by Your grace.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy.)

Τῆς Παναγίας ἀχράντου, ὑπερευλογημένης, ἐνδόξου Δεσποίνης ἡμῶν Θεοτόκου καὶ ἀειπαρθένου Μαρίας μετὰ πάντων τῶν Ἁγίων μνημονεύσαντες, ἑαυτοὺς καὶ ἀλλήλους καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν ζωὴν ἡμῶν Χριστῷ τῷ Θεῷ παραθώμεθα.

Commemorating our most holy, pure, blessed, and glorious Lady, the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, with all the saints, let us commend ourselves and one another and our whole life to Christ our God.

(Σοί, Κύριε.)

(To You, O Lord.)

ΙΕΡΕΥΣ

PRIEST

Ὅτι σὸν τὸ κράτος καὶ σοῦ ἐστιν ἡ βασιλεία καὶ ἡ δύναμις καὶ ἡ δόξα, τοῦ Πατρὸς καὶ τοῦ Υἱοῦ καὶ τοῦ Ἁγίου Πνεύματος, νῦν καὶ ἀεὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων.

For Yours is the dominion, and Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory, of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

(Ἀμήν.)

(Amen.)

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CHOIR

Κάθισμα Αʹ.

Kathisma I.

Τῆς Ὀκτωήχου - - -

From Octoechos - - -

Κατανυκτικά.

For compunction.

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ.

Mode pl. 4.

Ὄμματι εὐσπλάγχνῳ Κύριε, ἴδε τὴν ἐμὴν ταπείνωσιν, ὅτι κατὰ μικρὸν ἡ ζωή μου δαπανᾶται, καὶ ἐξ ἔργων ἐμοὶ οὐχ ὑπάρχει σωτηρία, διὰ τοῦτο δέομαι. Ὄμματι εὐσπλάγχνῳ Κύριε, ἴδε τὴν ἐμὴν ταπείνωσιν, καὶ σῶσόν με.

With your compassionate eye, O Lord, see my humiliation, for little by little my life is being squandered, and there is no salvation for me from works; therefore I ask this: with your compassionate eye, Lord, see my humiliation and save me. [EL]

Στίχ. Κύριε, μὴ τῷ θυμῷ σου ἐλέγξῃς με, μηδὲ τῇ ὀργῇ σου παιδεύσῃς με.

Verse: O Lord, do not rebuke me in Your wrath, nor chasten me in Your anger.

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ. Τὴν Σοφίαν καὶ Λόγον.

Mode pl. 4. N/M (By conceiving.)

Τὴν ἡμέραν ἐκείνην, τὴν φοβεράν, ἐννοοῦσα ψυχή μου, γρηγόρησον, ἀνάπτουσα, λαμπάδα σου, ἐν ἐλαίῳ φαιδρύνουσα· οὐ γὰρ οἶδας πότε, πρὸς σὲ ἐπελεύσεται, ἡ φωνὴ ἡ λέγουσα· Ἰδοὺ ὁ Νυμφίος σου. Βλέπε οὖν ψυχή μου, μὴ νυστάξῃς καὶ μείνῃς, ἔξωθεν κρούουσα, ὡς αἱ πέντε Παρθένοι, ἀλλ' ἀγρύπνως καρτέρησον, ἵνα ὑπαντήσῃς Χριστῷ τῷ Θεῷ, ἐν ἐλαίῳ πίονι, καὶ δῴη σοι, τὸν νυμφῶνα τὸν θεῖον τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ.

Reflecting on that dread day, my soul, watch, lighting your lamp and shining with the oil of mercy; for you do not know when the voice will come to you which says: Behold the Bridegroom. See then, my soul, that you do not doze and remain outside knocking like the five virgins; but persevere unsleeping, that you may meet Christ God with rich oil and the he may give you the divine bridal chamber of his glory. [EL]

Δόξα· καὶ νῦν. Θεοτοκίον.

Glory. Both now. Theotokion.

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ. Τὴν Σοφίαν καὶ Λόγον.

Mode pl. 4. By conceiving the wisdom.

Χαριστήριον αἶνον, χρεωστικῶς, ὡς ἡ Χήρα ἐκείνη, δύο λεπτά, προσφέρω σοι Δέσποινα, ὑπὲρ πασῶν τῶν χαρίτων σου· σὺ γὰρ ὤφθης σκέπη, ὁμοῦ καὶ βοήθεια πειρασμῶν καὶ θλίψεων, ἀεί με ἐξαίρουσα. Ὅθεν ὡς ἐκ μέσου, φλογιζούσης καμίνου, ῥυσθεὶς τῶν θλιβόντων με, ἐκ καρδίας κραυγάζω σοι· Θεοτόκε βοήθει μοι, πρεσβεύουσα τῷ σῷ Υἱῷ καὶ Θεῷ, τῶν πταισμάτων ἄφεσιν δοθῆναί μοι· σὲ γὰρ ἔχω ἐλπίδα ὁ δοῦλός σου.

Duty-bound I present you this hymn of praise, * like the widow's two cents, out of gratitude, * O Lady, because of all your benevolent favors. * For you are my shelter and likewise my help in need; * from troubles and temptations you ever deliver me. * Therefore being rescued from the things that afflict me, * as though from a furnace fire, from my heart I cry out to you, * Theotokos help me, I pray, * interceding with your Son and God * that He grant forgiveness of offences * to those who faithfully worship your Son, O immaculate one. [SD]

Ἀναγινώσκεται τὸ οἰκεῖον Κάθισμα τοῦ Ψαλτηρίου, ἤτοι Κάθισμα 8. Καὶ εὐθύς, ἄνευ μικρᾶς Συναπτῆς·

The appointed Kathisma of the Psalter may be read, i.e. Kathisma 8. There is no litany, but immediately the following:

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Τῆς Ὀκτωήχου - - -

From Octoechos - - -

Κάθισμα Βʹ.

Kathisma II.

Κατανυκτικά.

For compunction.

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ.

Mode pl. 4.

Ὡς τοῦ Κριτοῦ παρόντος, μερίμνησον ψυχή, καὶ τῆς φρικτῆς ἡμέρας, τὴν ὥραν ἐννοοῦ· ἡ γὰρ κρίσις ἀνίλεώς ἐστι, τοῖς μὴ πράξασιν ἔλεος· διὸ πρὸ τέλους βόησον. Φεῖσαί μου Σωτήρ· μόνος γὰρ ὑπάρχεις φιλάνθρωπος.

As though the Judge were present, be anxious, my soul, and think on the moment of the dread day; for the judgement is merciless for those who have not acted with mercy; therefore before the end cry out: Spare me, O Saviour, for you alone love humankind. [EL]

Στίχ. Ἐπίβλεψον ἐπ' ἐμὲ καὶ ἐλέησόν με κατὰ τὸ κρίμα τῶν ἀγαπώντων τὸ ὄνομά σου.

Verse: Look upon me and have mercy on me.

Ὡς ἡ πόρνη σοι προσπίπτω, ἵνα λάβω τὴν ἄφεσιν, καὶ ἀντὶ μύρου, τὰ δάκρυα ἐκ καρδίας, προσφέρω σοι Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός, ἵνα ὡς ἐκείνην οἰκτειρήσῃς με Σωτήρ, καὶ παράσχῃς ἱλασμὸν ἁμαρτιῶν· ὡς αὐτὴ γὰρ κραυγάζω σοι· Λύτρωσαί με τοῦ βορβόρου τῶν ἔργων μου.

As the harlot I fall down before you that I may receive forgiveness, and instead of precious ointment I offer you the tears from my heart, Christ God, that you may take pity on me as on her, O Saviour, and grant me pardon of my sins; for like her I cry to you: Deliver me from the mire of my deeds. [EL]

Δόξα· καὶ νῦν. Θεοτοκίον.

Glory. Both now. Theotokion.

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ. Ἀνέστης ἐκ νεκρῶν.

Mode pl. 4. When You, the Life of all.

Εἰς πέλαγος δεινῆς, ἐμπεσὼν ἀθυμίας, ἐκ πλήθους πονηρῶν, καὶ ἀθέσμων μου ἔργων, ἦλθον εἰς ἀπορίαν, καὶ ἀπογνώσει νυνὶ συνέχομαι. Δέσποινα Θεοτόκε, αὐτή με σῶσον τῇ εὐσπλαγχνίᾳ σου· ἁμαρτωλῶν σὺ γὰρ εἶ βοηθός, καὶ κάθαρσις σωτήριος.

I fell into the ocean of terrible depression * because of all my deeds that were wicked and unlawful. * Now I am at a loss, and desperation possesses me. * O Lady Theotokos, in your compassion save me and deliver me. * For we know you to be the one who helps * and cleanses sinners for salvation. [SD]

Κάθισμα Γʹ. Τοῦ Ἀποστόλου.

Kathisma III. For the Apostle.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος πλ. αʹ. Τὸν συνάναρχον Λόγον.

Mode pl. 1. N/M (Let us worship the Word.)

Τὸν Ἀπόστολον πάντες καὶ μαθητὴν τοῦ Χριστοῦ, εὐφημήσωμεν ὕμνοις ἐπὶ τῇ μνήμῃ αὐτοῦ· θεοπρεπῶς γὰρ τὰς ἡμῶν διανοίας αὐτός, τύπους τῶν ἥλων ψηλαφῶν, βεβαίαν πίστιν ἐκζητῶν, ἐστήριξεν ἐν Κυρίῳ, ἀδιαλείπτως πρεσβεύων, ἐλεηθῆναι τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

Let us all praise the Apostle and Disciple of Christ with hymns on his commemoration; for in a manner fitting God he has confirmed our minds in the Lord, having handled the marks of the nails as he sought firm belief, and he intercedes unrelentingly that he have mercy on our souls. [EL]

Δόξα· καὶ νῦν. Θεοτοκίον.

Glory. Both now. Theotokion.

Ἦχος πλ. αʹ. Τὸν συνάναρχον Λόγον.

Mode pl. 1. N/M (Let us worship the Word.)

Τὸν ἐκ σοῦ σαρκωθέντα Θεὸν καὶ Κύριον, δι' ἡμᾶς τοὺς φθαρέντας τοῖς ἁμαρτήμασι, τοῦτον ἱκέτευε ἀεί, τοῦ οἰκτειρῆσαι ἡμᾶς, καὶ ἀποστρέψαι τὸν θυμόν, καὶ τὴν ὀργὴν αὐτοῦ Σεμνή, ἀπὸ τῶν πίστει βοώντων, καὶ εὐφημούντων ἀπαύστως, τὰ μεγαλεῖα τῆς σῆς χάριτος.

Implore the God and Lord who was incarnate of you, Holy Lady, for the sake of us who were corrupted by sins, to take pity on us and to turn away his anger and rage from those who cry out with faith and unceasingly praise the mighty deeds of his grace. [EL]

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READER

Ψαλμὸς Nʹ (50).

Psalm 50 (51).

Ἐλέησόν με, ὁ Θεός, κατὰ τὸ μέγα ἔλεός σου, καὶ κατὰ τὸ πλῆθος τῶν οἰκτιρμῶν σου ἐξάλειψον τὸ ἀνόμημά μου. Ἐπὶ πλεῖον πλῦνόν με ἀπὸ τῆς ἀνομίας μου, καὶ απὸ τῆς ἁμαρτίας μου καθάρισόν με. Ὅτι τὴν ἀνομίαν μου ἐγὼ γινώσκω, καὶ ἡ ἁμαρτία μου ἐνώπιόν μού ἐστι διὰ παντός. Σοὶ μόνῳ ἥμαρτον καὶ τὸ πονηρὸν ἐνώπιόν σου ἐποίησα, ὅπως ἂν δικαιωθῇς ἐν τοῖς λόγοις σου, καὶ νικήσῃς ἐν τῷ κρίνεσθαί σε. Ἰδοὺ γὰρ ἐν ἀνομίαις συνελήφθην, καὶ ἐν ἁμαρτίαις ἐκίσσησέ με ἡ μήτηρ μου. Ἰδοὺ γὰρ ἀλήθειαν ἠγάπησας, τὰ ἄδηλα καὶ τὰ κρύφια τῆς σοφίας σου ἐδήλωσάς μοι. Ραντιεῖς με ὑσσώπῳ, καὶ καθαρισθήσομαι, πλυνεῖς με, καὶ ὑπὲρ χιόνα λευκανθήσομαι. Ἀκουτιεῖς μοι ἀγαλλίασιν καὶ εὐφροσύνην· ἀγαλλιάσονται ὀστέα τεταπεινωμένα. Ἀπόστρεψον τὸ πρόσωπόν σου ἀπὸ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν μου καὶ πάσας τὰς ἀνομίας μου ἐξάλειψον. Καρδίαν καθαρὰν κτίσον ἐν ἐμοί, ὁ Θεός, καὶ πνεῦμα εὐθὲς ἐγκαίνισον ἐν τοῖς ἐγκάτοις μου. Μὴ ἀποῤῥίψῃς με ἀπὸ τοῦ προσώπου σου καὶ το Πνεῦμά σου τὸ ἅγιον μὴ ἀντανέλῃς ἀπ' ἐμοῦ. Ἀπόδος μοι τὴν ἀγαλλίασιν τοῦ σωτηρίου σου καὶ πνεύματι ἡγεμονικῷ στήριξόν με. Διδάξω ἀνόμους τὰς ὁδούς σου, καὶ ἀσεβεῖς ἐπὶ σὲ ἐπιστρέψουσι. Ρῦσαί με ἐξ αἱμάτων, ὁ Θεός, ὁ Θεὸς τῆς σωτηρίας μου· ἀγαλλιάσεται ἡ γλῶσσά μου τὴν δικαιοσύνην σου. Κύριε, τὰ χείλη μου ἀνοίξεις, καὶ τὸ στόμα μου ἀναγγελεῖ τὴν αἴνεσίν σου. Ὅτι εἰ ἠθέλησας θυσίαν, ἔδωκα ἄν· ὁλοκαυτώματα οὐκ εὐδοκήσεις. Θυσία τῷ Θεῷ πνεῦμα συντετριμμένον, καρδίαν συντετριμμένην καὶ τεταπεινωμένην ὁ Θεὸς οὐκ ἐξουδενώσει. Ἀγάθυνον, Κύριε, ἐν τῇ εὐδοκίᾳ σου τὴν Σιών, καὶ οἰκοδομηθήτω τὰ τείχη Ἱερουσαλήμ. Τότε εὐδοκήσεις θυσίαν δικαιοσύνης, ἀναφορὰν καὶ ὁλοκαυτώματα. Τότε ἀνοίσουσιν ἐπὶ τὸ θυσιαστήριόν σου μόσχους.

Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your great mercy; and according to the abundance of Your compassion, blot out my transgression. Wash me thoroughly from my lawlessness and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my lawlessness, and my sin is always before me. Against You only have I sinned and done evil in Your sight; that You may be justified in Your words, and overcome when You are judged. For behold, I was conceived in transgressions, and in sins my mother bore me. Behold, You love truth; You showed me the unknown and secret things of Your wisdom. You shall sprinkle me with hyssop, and I will be cleansed; You shall wash me, and I will be made whiter than snow. You shall make me hear joy and gladness; my bones that were humbled shall greatly rejoice. Turn Your face from my sins, and blot out all my transgressions. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Do not cast me away from Your presence, and do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, and uphold me with Your guiding Spirit. I will teach transgressors Your ways, and the ungodly shall turn back to You. Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue shall greatly rejoice in Your righteousness. O Lord, You shall open my lips, and my mouth will declare Your praise. For if You desired sacrifice, I would give it; You will not be pleased with whole burnt offerings. A sacrifice to God is a broken spirit, a broken and humbled heart God will not despise. Do good, O Lord, in Your good pleasure to Zion, and let the walls of Jerusalem be built; then You will be pleased with a sacrifice of righteousness, with offerings and whole burnt offerings; then shall they offer young bulls on Your altar. [SAAS]

Κοντάκιον.

Kontakion.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος δʹ. Ἐπεφάνης σήμερον.

Mode 4. N/M (You appeared.)

Ὁ τῆς θείας χάριτος πεπληρωμένος, τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἀπόστολος, καὶ ὑπηρέτης ἀληθής, ἐν μετανοίᾳ ἐκραύγαζε· Σύ μου ὑπάρχεις, Θεός τε καὶ Κύριος.

Thomas, the faithful servant and disciple of Christ, ⁄ filled with divine grace, cried out from the depth of his love: ⁄⁄ You are my Lord and my God! [OCA]

Ὁ Οἶκος.

Oikos.

Πρὸς τὸν Χριστοῦ Μαθητήν, καὶ μέγαν μυστολέκτην, Θωμᾶν τὸν θεηγόρον τοῦ Πέτρου ἐκβοῶντος· «Ἑωράκαμεν τὸν Κύριον», ἔφησεν οὗτος. «Ἐὰν μὴ ἴδω ἐν ταῖς χερσίν αὐτοῦ τὸν τύπον τῶν ἥλων, ψηλαφήσω δὲ καὶ τὴν πλευράν, οὐ μὴ πιστεύσω». Ἀλλ' ὁ Κτίστης τῶν ἁπάντων καὶ Δεσπότης, ὥσπερ δοῦλος ἐλήλυθε, θέλων πάντας σῶσαι, καὶ λέγει τῷ Θωμᾷ. «Ψηλάφησον χειρῶν καὶ πλευρὰς τοὺς τύπους, καὶ μὴ ἀπίστει· ἐγὼ γὰρ εἰμι Κύριος ὁ Θεός σου». ὁ δὲ ἐν μετανοίᾳ ἐβόησε. Σύ μου ὑπάρχεις, Θεός τε καὶ Κύριος.

Peter called out to the divinely eloquent Thomas, the disciple of the Lord and great initiate of the mysteries: We have seen the Lord! His friend said to him, crying out: Unless I see the wounds of His hands, I will not believe! Then the Master of all, in His desire to save all, came as a servant and said to Thomas: Touch My hands and My side and do not be unbelieving, for I am your Lord and God. In repentance he cried out: ⁄⁄ You are my Lord and my God! [OCA]

Συναξάριον.

Synaxarion.

Τοῦ Μηναίου.

From the Menaion.

Τῇ Ϛʹ τοῦ αὐτοῦ μηνὸς μνήμη τοῦ ἁγίου Ἀποστόλου Θωμᾶ.

On October 6, we commemorate the holy Apostle Thomas.

Τῇ αὐτῇ ἡμέρᾳ μνήμη τῆς ἁγίας Μάρτυρος Ἐρωτηίδος.

On this day we also commemorate the holy Martyr Eroteis.

Ὁ ἅγιος νέος Ὁσιομάρτυς Μακάριος ὁ ἐκ Κίου μὲν τῆς Βιθυνίας καταγόμενος, ἐν Προύσῃ δὲ μαρτυρήσας, λιθοβοληθεὶς πρότερον, ὕστερον ξίφει τελειοῦται κατὰ τὸ ἔτος 1590.

The holy New Monastic Martyr Makarios, who was from Kios in Bithynia, but witnessed in Prusa, was stoned and then died by the sword in the year 1590.

Ταῖς αὐτῶν ἁγίαις πρεσβείαις, ὁ Θεός, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς. Ἀμήν.

By their holy intercessions, O God, have mercy on us. Amen.

ΔΙΑΚΟΝΟΣ

DEACON

Τὴν Θεοτόκον καὶ μητέρα τοῦ φωτὸς ἐν ὕμνοις τιμῶντες μεγαλύνωμεν.

Let us honor and magnify in song the Theotokos and the Mother of the light.

ΧΟΡΟΣ

CHOIR

Ὠδὴ θʹ.

Ode ix.

Μεγαλυνάριον. Ἦχος δʹ.

Megalynarion. Mode 4.

Στίχ. Μεγαλύνει ἡ ψυχή μου τὸν Κύριον, καὶ ἠγαλλίασε τὸ πνεῦμά μου ἐπὶ τῷ Θεῷ τῷ σωτῆρί μου.

Verse: My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Στίχ. Ὅτι ἐπέβλεψεν ἐπὶ τὴν ταπείνωσιν τῆς δούλης αὐτοῦ· ἰδού γάρ, ἀπὸ τοῦ νῦν μακαριοῦσί με πᾶσαι αἱ γενεαί.

Verse: For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant; for behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Στίχ. Ὅτι ἐποίησέ μοι μεγαλεῖα ὁ Δυνατός, καὶ ἅγιον τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ, καί το ἔλεος αὐτοῦ εἰς γενεάν, καὶ γενεὰν τοῖς φοβουμένοις αὐτόν.

Verse: For He who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is His name. And His mercy is on those who fear Him from generation to generation. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Στίχ. Ἐποίησε Κράτος ἐν βραχίονι αὐτοῦ, διεσκόρπισεν ὑπερηφάνους διανοίᾳ καρδίας αὐτῶν.

Verse: He has shown strength with His arm; He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Στίχ. Καθεῖλε δυνάστας ἀπὸ θρόνων, καὶ ὕψωσε ταπεινούς, πεινῶντας ἐνέπλησεν ἀγαθῶν, καὶ πλουτοῦντας ἐξαπέστειλε κενούς.

Verse: He has put down the mighty from their thrones, and exalted the lowly. He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Στίχ. Ἀντελάβετο Ἰσραὴλ παιδὸς αὐτοῦ, μνησθῆναι ἐλέους, καθὼς ἐλάλησε πρὸς τοὺς Πατέρας ἡμῶν, τῷ Ἀβραάμ, καὶ τῷ σπέρματι αὐτοῦ ἕως αἰῶνος.

Verse: He has helped His servant Israel, in remembrance of His mercy, as He spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and to his seed forever. [NKJV]

Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify. [SD]

Ὁ Εἱρμός. Ἦχος δʹ.

Heirmos. Mode 4.

Λίθος ἀχειρότμητος ὄρους, ἐξ ἀλαξεύτου σου Παρθένε, ἀκρογωνιαῖος ἐτμήθη, Χριστὸς συνάψας τὰς διεστώσας φύσεις. Διὸ ἐπαγαλλόμενοι σὲ Θεοτόκε μεγαλύνομεν.

A cornerstone was cut out without hands * from a never-quarried mountain, * which prefigured you, holy Virgin. * The stone is Christ, who joined the disparate natures. * As we rejoice because of this, O Theotokos, we magnify you. [SD]

Ἄξιόν ἐστιν ὡς ἀληθῶς μακαρίζειν σε τὴν Θεοτόκον, τὴν ἀειμακάριστον καὶ παναμώμητον καὶ μητέρα τοῦ Θεοῦ ἡμῶν. Τὴν τιμιωτέραν τῶν Χερουβείμ, καὶ ἐνδοξοτέραν, ἀσυγκρίτως τῶν Σεραφείμ, τὴν ἀδιαφθόρως, Θεὸν Λόγον τεκοῦσαν, τὴν ὄντως Θεοτόκον, σὲ μεγαλύνομεν.

It is truly right to bless you, Theotokos, ever blessed, most pure, and Mother of our God. Greater in honor than the Cherubim, and in glory greater beyond compare than the Seraphim; you without corruption gave birth to God the Word, and are truly Theotokos. You do we magnify.

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DEACON

Ἔτι καὶ ἔτι ἐν εἰρήνῃ τοῦ Κυρίου δεηθῶμεν.

Again and again, in peace, let us pray to the Lord.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy.)

Ἀντιλαβοῦ, σῶσον, ἐλέησον καὶ διαφύλαξον ἡμᾶς ὁ Θεὸς τῇ σῇ χάριτι.

Help us, save us, have mercy on us, and protect us, O God, by Your grace.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy.)

Τῆς Παναγίας ἀχράντου, ὑπερευλογημένης, ἐνδόξου Δεσποίνης ἡμῶν Θεοτόκου καὶ ἀειπαρθένου Μαρίας μετὰ πάντων τῶν Ἁγίων μνημονεύσαντες, ἑαυτοὺς καὶ ἀλλήλους καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν ζωὴν ἡμῶν Χριστῷ τῷ Θεῷ παραθώμεθα.

Commemorating our most holy, pure, blessed, and glorious Lady, the Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, with all the saints, let us commend ourselves and one another and our whole life to Christ our God.

(Σοί, Κύριε.)

(To You, O Lord.)

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PRIEST

Ὅτι σὲ αἰνοῦσι πᾶσαι αἱ δυνάμεις τῶν οὐρανῶν καὶ σοὶ τὴν δόξαν ἀναπέμπουσι, τῷ Πατρὶ καὶ τῷ Υἱῷ καὶ τῷ ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι, νῦν καὶ ἀεὶ καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰωνων.

For all the powers of heaven praise You and give You glory, to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

(Ἀμήν.)

(Amen.)

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CHOIR

Ἐξαποστειλάριον.

Exaposteilarion.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος βʹ. Γυναῖκες ἀκουτίσθητε.

Mode 2. O Women, hearken.

Αὐτόπτα καὶ Ἀπόστολε, Χριστοῦ τοῦ πανοικτίρμονος, εἰρήνην δώρησαι πάσῃ, τῇ οἰκουμένῃ καὶ νίκας, τῷ φιλοχρίστῳ Ἄνακτι, ἡμῖν πταισμάτων ἄφεσιν, καὶ σωτηρίαν αἴτησαι, τοῖς σὲ Θωμᾶ εὐφημοῦσιν, ὡς μαθητὴν θεηγόρον.

Eyewitness and Apostle of * the tender-loving Christ our God, * grant peace to civilization * and victories over enemies * to our Christ-loving Emperor, * and pray for our salvation and * forgiveness of our trespasses, * as we extol you, O Thomas, * Disciple and theologian. [SD]

Ἕτερον.

Another.

Ἦχος βʹ. Γυναῖκες ἀκουτίσθητε.

Mode 2. N/M (O Women, hearken.)

Χριστὸς ὁ μέγας Ἥλιος, ἀκτῖνά σε πολύφωτον, ἐν τῇ Ἰνδίᾳ ἐκπέμπει, τὴν ζοφερὰν πλάνην μύστα, συντόνως ἐκδιώκοντα, Θωμᾶ σοφὲ Ἀπόστολε, καὶ τοὺς λαοὺς φωτίζοντα, Τριάδα σέβειν τὴν θείαν, παρ' ἧς φρουρούμεθα πάντες.

Christ, the great Sun, sent you as a beam radiant with light to India, as an initiate dispelling utterly the fog of error, O wise Apostle Thomas, and enlightening the peoples to honour the divine Trinity, by which we are all guarded. [EL]

Θεοτοκίον.

Theotokion.

Ἦχος βʹ. Γυναῖκες ἀκουτίσθητε.

Mode 2. O Women, hearken.

Πανάμωμε Μητρόθεε, τὸ μέγα περιήχημα, τῶν Ἀποστόλων Μαρτύρων, καὶ Προφητῶν καὶ Ὁσίων, τὸν σὸν Υἱὸν καὶ Κύριον, ἱλέωσαι τοῖς δούλοις σου, ἡμῖν Θεογεννήτρια, ὅταν καθίσῃ τοῦ κρῖναι, τὰ κατ ἀξίαν ἑκάστῳ.

All-blameless Mother of our God, * you are the great resounding boast * of the Apostles and Martyrs, * of the Devout and the Prophets. * Propitiate your Son and Lord * that He be gracious unto us * your servants, O Theotokos, * when He will sit to pass judgment * on each of us as we merit. [SD]

Οἱ Αἶνοι. Ἦχος βʹ.

Lauds. Mode 2.

Πᾶσα πνοὴ αἰνεσάτω τὸν Κύριον. Αἰνεῖτε τὸν Κύριον ἐκ τῶν οὐρανῶν· αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν τοῖς ὑψίστοις. Σοὶ πρέπει ὕμνος τῷ Θεῷ.

Let everything that breathes praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise Him in the highest. It is fitting to sing a hymn to You, O God. [SAAS]

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτόν, πάντες οἱ ἄγγελοι αὐτοῦ· αἰνεῖτε αὐτόν, πᾶσαι αἱ δυνάμεις αὐτοῦ. Σοὶ πρέπει ὕμνος τῷ Θεῷ.

Praise Him, all you His angels; praise Him, all you His hosts. It is fitting to sing a hymn to You, O God. [SAAS]

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Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἥλιος καὶ σελήνη, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν πάντα τὰ ἄστρα καὶ τὸ φῶς.

Praise Him, sun and moon; praise Him, all you stars and light.

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν οἱ οὐρανοὶ τῶν οὐρανῶν καὶ τὸ ὕδωρ τὸ ὑπεράνω τῶν οὐρανῶν. Αἰνεσάτωσαν τὸ ὄνομα Κυρίου.

Praise Him, you heavens of heavens, and you waters above the heavens. Let them praise the Lord's name.

Ὅτι αὐτὸς εἶπε, καὶ ἐγενήθησαν, αὐτὸς ἐνετείλατο, καὶ ἐκτίσθησαν.

For He spoke, and they were made; He commanded, and they were created.

Ἔστησεν αὐτὰ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα καὶ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος· πρόσταγμα ἔθετο, καὶ οὐ παρελεύσεται.

He established them forever and unto ages of ages; He set forth His ordinance, and it shall not pass away.

Αἰνεῖτε τὸν Κύριον ἐκ τῆς γῆς, δράκοντες καὶ πᾶσαι ἄβυσσοι.

Praise the Lord from the earth, you dragons and all the deeps.

Πῦρ, χάλαζα, χιών, κρύσταλλος, πνεῦμα καταιγίδος, τὰ ποιοῦντα τὸν λόγον αὐτοῦ.

Fire and hail, snow and ice, stormy wind, which perform His word.

Τὰ ὄρη καὶ πάντες οἱ βουνοί, ξύλα καρποφόρα καὶ πᾶσαι κέδροι.

Mountains and all the hills, fruitful trees and all cedars.

Τὰ θηρία καὶ πάντα τὰ κτήνη, ἑρπετὰ καὶ πετεινὰ πτερωτά.

Wild animals and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds.

Βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς καὶ πάντες λαοί, ἄρχοντες καὶ πάντες κριταὶ γῆς.

Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all judges of the earth.

Νεανίσκοι καὶ παρθένοι, πρεσβύτεροι μετὰ νεωτέρων· αἰνεσάτωσαν τὸ ὄνομα Κυρίου, ὅτι ὑψώθη τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ μόνου.

Young men and maidens, elders with younger, let them praise the Lord's name, for His name alone is exalted.

Ἡ ἐξομολόγησις αὐτοῦ ἐπὶ γῆς καὶ οὐρανοῦ. καὶ ὑψώσει κέρας λαοῦ αὐτοῦ.

His thanksgiving is in earth and heaven. And He shall exalt the horn of His people.

Ὕμνος πᾶσι τοῖς ὁσίοις αὐτοῦ, τοῖς υἱοῖς Ἰσραήλ, λαῷ ἐγγίζοντι αὐτῷ.

A hymn for all His saints, for the children of Israel, a people who draw near to Him.

Ἄσατε τῷ Κυρίῳ ᾆσμα καινόν, ἡ αἴνεσις αὐτοῦ ἐν ἐκκλησίᾳ ὁσίων.

Sing to the Lord a new song, His praise in the assembly of His holy ones.

Εὐφρανθήτω Ἰσραὴλ ἐπὶ τῷ ποιήσαντι αὐτόν, καὶ οἱ υἱοὶ Σιὼν ἀγαλλιάσθωσαν ἐπὶ τῷ βασιλεῖ αὐτῶν.

Let Israel be glad in Him who made him, and let the children of Zion greatly rejoice in their King.

Αἰνεσάτωσαν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ ἐν χορῷ, ἐν τυμπάνῳ καὶ ψαλτηρίῳ ψαλάτωσαν αὐτῷ.

Let them praise His name with dance; with tambourine and harp let them sing to Him.

Ὅτι εὐδοκεῖ Κύριος ἐν τῷ λαῷ αὐτοῦ καὶ ὑψώσει πραεῖς ἐν σωτηρίᾳ.

For the Lord is pleased with His people, and He shall exalt the gentle with salvation.

Καυχήσονται ὅσιοι ἐν δόξῃ καὶ ἀγαλλιάσονται ἐπὶ τῶν κοιτῶν αὐτῶν.

The holy ones shall boast in glory, and they shall greatly rejoice on their beds.

Αἱ ὑψώσεις τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν τῷ λάρυγγι αὐτῶν, καὶ ῥομφαῖαι δίστομοι ἐν ταῖς χερσὶν αὐτῶν.

The high praise of God shall be in their mouth and a two-edged sword in their hand.

Τοῦ ποιῆσαι ἐκδίκησιν ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσιν, ἐλεγμοὺς ἐν τοῖς λαοῖς.

To deal retribution to the nations, reproving among the peoples.

Τοῦ δῆσαι τοὺς βασιλεῖς αὐτῶν ἐν πέδαις καὶ τοὺς ἐνδόξους αὐτῶν ἐν χειροπέδαις σιδηραῖς.

To shackle their kings with chains and their nobles with fetters of iron.

Τοῦ ποιῆσαι ἐν αὐτοῖς κρῖμα ἔγγραπτον· δόξα αὕτη ἔσται πᾶσι τοῖς ὁσίοις αὐτοῦ.

To fulfill among them the written judgment: this glory have all His holy ones.

Αἰνεῖτε τὸν Θεὸν ἐν τοῖς ἁγίοις αὐτοῦ, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν στερεώματι τῆς δυνάμεως αὐτοῦ.

Praise God in His saints; praise Him in the firmament of His power.

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Στιχηρά. Τοῦ Ἀποστόλου.

Stichera. For the Apostle.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἰδιόμελον. Ἦχος βʹ.

Idiomelon. Mode 2.

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐπὶ ταῖς δυναστείαις αὐτοῦ, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν κατὰ τὸ πλῆθος τῆς μεγαλωσύνης αὐτοῦ.

Praise Him for His mighty acts; praise Him according to the abundance of His greatness. [SAAS]

Χριστῷ ἠκολούθησας, Θωμᾶ Ἀπόστολε, καὶ τοῦ κόσμου κατεφρόνησας καὶ τὰ τούτου διδάγματα, ἐν τῷ ταμείῳ σου κρύψας, ἀνεδείχθης Ἀπόστολος· ὅθεν γενόμενος ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσι, τὰς τούτων ὑπὸ τῆς πλάνης, καὶ τῶν παθῶν σκοτισθείσας ψυχάς, ἐντολαῖς τοῦ Σωτῆρος ἐφώτισας, πιστεύειν εἰς Τριάδα ὁμοούσιον.

You followed Christ, O Apostle Thomas, and you disregarded the world; you hid His teachings in your inner room, and you became an Apostle. Then you went among the Gentiles, whose souls were darkened by error and the sinful passions, and with the Savior's commandments you enlightened them, to believe in the consubstantial Trinity. [SD]

Ἰδιόμελον. Ἦχος βʹ.

Idiomelon. Mode 2.

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν ἤχῳ σάλπιγγος, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν ψαλτηρίῳ καὶ κιθάρᾳ.

Praise Him with the sound of trumpet; praise Him with the harp and lyre. [SAAS]

Χριστῷ ἠκολούθησας, Θωμᾶ Ἀπόστολε, καὶ τοῦ κόσμου κατεφρόνησας καὶ τὰ τούτου διδάγματα, ἐν τῷ ταμείῳ σου κρύψας, ἀνεδείχθης Ἀπόστολος· ὅθεν γενόμενος ἐν τοῖς ἔθνεσι, τὰς τούτων ὑπὸ τῆς πλάνης, καὶ τῶν παθῶν σκοτισθείσας ψυχάς, ἐντολαῖς τοῦ Σωτῆρος ἐφώτισας, πιστεύειν εἰς Τριάδα ὁμοούσιον.

You followed Christ, O Apostle Thomas, and you disregarded the world; you hid His teachings in your inner room, and you became an Apostle. Then you went among the Gentiles, whose souls were darkened by error and the sinful passions, and with the Savior's commandments you enlightened them, to believe in the consubstantial Trinity. [SD]

Ἰδιόμελον. Ἦχος δʹ.

Idiomelon. Mode 4.

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν τυμπάνῳ καὶ χορῷ, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν χορδαῖς καὶ ὀργάνῳ.

Praise Him with timbrel and dance; praise Him with strings and flute. [SAAS]

Τῷ τῆς γνώσεως θείῳ πυρί, τὴν ψυχὴν καταυγασθείς, ἐν πᾶσι τοῦ Δεσπότου μιμητὴς γέγονας, ὡς ἔννομος μαθητής, Θωμᾶ Ἀπόστολε· τῷ γὰρ καλάμῳ τοῦ Σταυροῦ, ἐκ τοῦ βυθοῦ τῆς ἀγνωσίας, εὐσεβῶν ψυχὰς ἐζώγρησας. Ὅθεν καὶ τὴν τῶν Ἰνδῶν ἐζοφωμένην διάνοιαν, τῷ τοῦ θείου Πνεύματος ἀγκίστρῳ ἐσαγήνευσας. Χριστὸν τὸν Θεόν ἀεὶ δυσώπει, καὶ ἡμᾶς ῥυσθῆναι τῆς τοῦ ἐχθροῦ ἐζοφωμένης ὄψεως, καὶ σωθῆναι τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

Fully illumined by the divine fire of the knowledge of God, you imitated the Master in all things, as a lawful disciple, O Apostle Thomas. Using the fishing rod of the Cross, you pulled the souls of the pious out of the deep sea of ignorance. And with the fishing net of the Holy Spirit, you caught the minds of those in India that were in darkness. We pray you ever implore Christ God, also to deliver us from the bedarkened face of the enemy, and to save our souls. [SD]

Ἰδιόμελον. Ἦχος δʹ.

Idiomelon. Mode 4.

Αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν κυμβάλοις εὐήχοις, αἰνεῖτε αὐτὸν ἐν κυμβάλοις ἀλαλαγμοῦ. Πᾶσα πνοὴ αἰνεσάτω τὸν Κύριον.

Praise Him with resounding cymbals; praise Him with triumphant cymbals; let everything that breathes praise the Lord. [SAAS]

Τὸν τῆς ἀλείας βυθὸν καταλιπών, τῷ τοῦ Σταυροῦ καλάμῳ πίστει προσέδραμες, καὶ ἐν αὐτῷ πάντας ἐζώγρησας, Θωμᾶ Ἀπόστολε· διὸ καὶ τὴν ἄχραντον πλευρὰν τοῦ Λόγου, τῇ χειρὶ ψηλαφήσας, τῶν πεπαρμένων ἥλων τὰς ὠτειλάς, τῷ δακτύλῳ κατιδεῖν κατηξίωσαι· Χριστῷ τῷ Θεῷ ἐκτενῶς πρέσβευε ἀεί, τοῦ σωθῆναι τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

You abandoned fishing in the sea, and instead by faith you took up the fishing rod of the Cross, and you used it to catch everyone, O Apostle Thomas. Therefore you were counted worthy to touch the immaculate side of the Logos with your hand, and to examine with your finger the wounds of the nails that had pierced Him. We pray you ever earnestly intercede with Christ God to save our souls. [SD]

Δόξα.

Glory.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

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Ἦχος πλ. βʹ.

Mode pl. 2.

Τὰ θεῖα ἐποπτεύων, Χριστοῦ τῆς σοφίας νοητὸς ἀναδέδειξαι κρατήρ, μυστικῶς Θωμὰ Ἀπόστολε, ἐν ᾧ τῶν πιστῶν αἱ ψυχαὶ εὐφραίνονται, τῇ γὰρ θείᾳ σαγήνῃ τοῦ Πνεύματος, λαοὺς ἀνείλκυσας ἐκ βυθοῦ τῆς ἀπογνώσεως· ὅθεν ἐκ Σιών, ὡς ποταμὸς τῆς χάριτος ἐξῆλθες, τὰ σὰ ἐκβλύζων ἔνθεα δόγματα, εἰς τὴν σύμπασαν κτίσιν. Διὸ τοῦ Χριστοῦ τὰ πάθη ἐκμιμούμενος, τὴν πλευρὰν ἑλογχεύθης, καὶ ἐν τῷ γνόφῳ εἰσδύσας τῆς ἀφθαρσίας, αὐτὸν ἱκέτευε, ἐλεηθῆναι τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

You gazed on the divine mysteries of Christ, Apostle Thomas, and mystically you have been declared to be a spiritual mixing bowl, in which the souls of believers rejoice; for with the divine net of the Spirit you drew peoples from the deep of ignorance; therefore you came from Sion as a river of grace, welling up with your inspired doctrines into the whole creation. And so, imitating the passion of Christ, you were pierced in the side and entered the darkness of incorruption; implore him to have mercy on our souls. [EL]

Τῆς Ὀκτωήχου - - -

From Octoechos - - -

Καὶ νῦν. Θεοτοκίον.

Both now. Theotokion.

Θεοτόκε, σὺ εἶ ἡ ἄμπελος ἡ ἀληθινή, ἡ βλαστήσασα τὸν καρπὸν τῆς ζωῆς, σὲ ἱκετεύομεν, πρέσβευε Δέσποινα, μετὰ τοῦ Ἀποστόλου καὶ πάντων τῶν ἁγίων, ἐλεηθῆναι τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

Theotokos, you are the true vine that produced the fruit of life. Lady, we fervently entreat you to intercede along with the Apostle and all the saints, that our souls be treated mercifully. [SD]

Ἡ Μεγάλη Δοξολογία

Great Doxology

Δόξα σοι τῷ δείξαντι τὸ φῶς. Δόξα ἐν ὑψίστοις Θεῷ καὶ ἐπὶ γῆς εἰρήνη, ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκία.

Glory be to You who showed the light. Glory in the highest to God. His peace is on earth, His good pleasure in mankind. [SD]

Ὑμνοῦμέν σε, εὐλογοῦμέν σε, προσκυνοῦμέν σε, δοξολογοῦμέν σε, εὐχαριστοῦμέν σοι, διὰ τὴν μεγάλην σου δόξαν.

We praise You, we bless You, we worship You, we glorify You, we give thanks to You for Your great glory.

Κύριε βασιλεῦ, ἐπουράνιε Θεέ, Πάτερ παντοκράτορ· Κύριε Υἱὲ μονογενές, Ἰησοῦ Χριστέ, καὶ Ἅγιον Πνεῦμα.

Lord King, heavenly God, Father, Ruler over all; Lord, only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ; and You, O Holy Spirit.

Κύριε ὁ Θεός, ὁ ἀμνὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ, ὁ Υἱὸς τοῦ Πατρός, ὁ αἴρων τὴν ἁμαρτίαν τοῦ κόσμου, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς, ὁ αἴρων τὰς ἁμαρτίας τοῦ κόσμου.

Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, who take away the sin of the world, have mercy on us, You who take away the sins of the world.

Πρόσδεξαι τὴν δέησιν ἡμῶν, ὁ καθήμενος ἐν δεξιᾷ τοῦ Πατρός, καὶ ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

Accept our supplication, You who sit at the right hand of the Father, and have mercy on us.

Ὅτι σὺ εἶ μόνος Ἅγιος, σὺ εἶ μόνος Κύριος, Ἰησοῦς Χριστός, εἰς δόξαν Θεοῦ Πατρός. Ἀμήν.

For You alone are holy, You alone are Lord, Jesus Christ, to the glory of God the Father. Amen.

Καθ' ἑκάστην ἡμέραν εὐλογήσω σε καὶ αἰνέσω τὸ ὄνομά σου εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα καὶ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος.

Every day I will bless You, and Your name will I praise to eternity, and to the ages of ages.

Καταξίωσον, Κύριε, ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ταύτῃ, ἀναμαρτήτους φυλαχθῆναι ἡμᾶς.

Vouchsafe, O Lord, this day, that we be kept without sin.

Εὐλογητὸς εἶ, Κύριε, ὁ Θεὸς τῶν Πατέρων ἡμῶν, καὶ αἰνετὸν καὶ δεδοξασμένον τὸ ὄνομά σου εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας. Ἀμήν.

Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers, and praised and glorified is Your name to the ages. Amen.

Γένοιτο, Κύριε, τὸ ἔλεός σου ἐφ' ἡμᾶς, καθάπερ ἠλπίσαμεν ἐπὶ σέ.

Let Your mercy be on us, O Lord, as we have set our hope on You.

Εὐλογητὸς εἶ Κύριε, δίδαξόν με τὰ δικαιώματά σου.

Blessed are You, O Lord. Teach me Your statutes.

Εὐλογητὸς εἶ Κύριε, δίδαξόν με τὰ δικαιώματά σου.

Blessed are You, O Lord. Teach me Your statutes.

Εὐλογητὸς εἶ Κύριε, δίδαξόν με τὰ δικαιώματά σου.

Blessed are You, O Lord. Teach me Your statutes.

Κύριε, καταφυγὴ ἐγενήθης ἡμῖν ἐν γενεᾷ καὶ γενεᾷ. Ἐγὼ εἶπα· Κύριε, ἐλέησόν με, ἴασαι τὴν ψυχήν μου, ὅτι ἥμαρτόν σοι.

Lord, You have been our refuge from generation to generation. I said: Lord, have mercy on me. Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.

Κύριε, πρὸς σὲ κατέφυγον. Δίδαξόν με τοῦ ποιεῖν τὸ θέλημά σου, ὅτι σὺ εἶ ὁ Θεός μου.

Lord, I have fled to You. Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God.

Ὅτι παρὰ σοὶ πηγὴ ζωῆς, ἐν τῷ φωτί σου ὀψόμεθα φῶς.

For with You is the fountain of life; in Your light we shall see light.

Παράτεινον τὸ ἔλεός σου τοῖς γινώσκουσί σε.

Continue Your mercy to those who know You.

Ἅγιος ὁ Θεός, Ἅγιος Ἰσχυρός, Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς. (ἐκ γʹ)

Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us. (3)

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.

Ἅγιος ὁ Θεός, Ἅγιος Ἰσχυρός, Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

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

Ἀπολυτίκιον. Τοῦ Ἀποστόλου.

Apolytikion. For the Apostle.

Ἦχος γʹ.

Mode 3.

Ἀπόστολε Ἅγιε Θωμᾶ, πρέσβευε τῷ ἐλεήμονι Θεῷ, ἵνα πταισμάτων ἄφεσιν, παράσχῃ ταῖς ψυχαῖς ἡμῶν.

O holy Apostle Thomas, make intercession to our merciful God, that He grant our souls forgiveness of offenses. [SD]