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Menaion - January 6

Τὰ Ἅγια Θεοφάνεια

Holy Epiphany

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ΜΕΣΟΝΥΚΤΙΚΟΝ

MIDNIGHT OFFICE

ΙΕΡΕΥΣ

PRIEST

Εὐλογητὸς ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν πάντοτε, νῦν καὶ ἀεὶ καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων.

Blessed is our God always, now and ever, and to the ages of ages.

(Ἀμήν.)

(Amen.)

Δόξα σοι ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν, δόξα σοι.

Glory to You, our God. Glory to You.

Βασιλεῦ οὐράνιε, Παράκλητε, τὸ Πνεῦμα τῆς ἀληθείας, ὁ πανταχοῦ παρὼν καὶ τὰ πάντα πληρῶν, ὁ θησαυρὸς τῶν ἀγαθῶν καὶ ζωῆς χορηγός, ἐλθὲ καὶ σκήνωσον ἐν ἡμῖν καὶ καθάρισον ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ πάσης κηλῖδος καὶ σῷσον, Ἀγαθέ, τὰς ψυχὰς ἡμῶν.

Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, present in all places and filling all things, treasury of good things and giver of life: come; take Your abode in us; cleanse us of every stain, and save our souls, O Good one. [HC]

ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΗΣ

READER

Τρισάγιον.

Trisagion Prayers.

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

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Παναγία Τριάς, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς. Κύριε, ἱλάσθητι ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις ἡμῶν. Δέσποτα, συγχώρησον τὰς ἀνομίας ἡμῖν. Ἅγιε, ἐπίσκεψαι καὶ ἴασαι τὰς ἀσθενείας ἡμῶν, ἕνεκεν τοῦ ὀνόματός σου.

All-holy Trinity, have mercy on us. Lord, forgive our sins. Master, pardon our transgressions. Holy One, visit and heal our infirmities for your name's sake.

Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι. Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Πάτερ ἡμῶν ὁ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, ἁγιασθήτω τὸ ὄνομά σου. Ἐλθέτω ἡ βασιλεία σου. Γενηθήτω τὸ θέλημά σου, ὡς ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς. Τὸν ἄρτον ἡμῶν τὸν ἐπιούσιον δὸς ἡμῖν σήμερον. Καὶ ἄφες ἡμῖν τὰ ὀφειλήματα ἡμῶν, ὡς καὶ ἡμεῖς ἀφίεμεν τοῖς ὀφειλέταις ἡμῶν. Καὶ μὴ εἰσενέγκῃς ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν, ἀλλὰ ρῦσαι ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ τοῦ πονηροῦ.

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [GOA]

ΙΕΡΕΥΣ

PRIEST

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

For Thine 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.

ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΗΣ

READER

Ἀμήν. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. (ιβʹ)

Amen. Lord, have mercy. (12)

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι. Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Δεῦτε προσκυνήσωμεν καὶ προσπέσωμεν τῷ Βασιλεῖ ἡμῶν Θεῷ.

Come, let us worship and bow down before God our King.

Δεῦτε προσκυνήσωμεν καὶ προσπέσωμεν Χριστῷ τῷ Βασιλεῖ ἡμῶν Θεῷ.

Come, let us worship and bow down before Christ God our King.

Δεῦτε προσκυνήσωμεν καὶ προσπέσωμεν αὐτῷ, Χριστῷ τῷ Βασιλεῖ καὶ Θεῷ ἡμῶν.

Come, let us worship and bow down before Him, Christ our King and God.

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]

ΧΟΡΟΣ

CHOIR

Ἰδιόμελα τῆς Λιτῆς.

Idiomela of the Lity.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος δʹ.

Mode 4.

Ὁ ἀναβαλλόμενος φῶς ὡς ἱμάτιον, δι' ἡμᾶς καθ' ἡμᾶς γενέσθαι κατηξίωσε, ῥεῖθρα περιβάλλεται σήμερον τὰ Ἰορδάνια, οὐκ αὐτὸς τούτων πρὸς κάθαρσιν δεόμενος, ἀλλ' ἡμῖν ἐν ἑαυτῷ οἰκονομῶν τὴν ἀναγέννησιν. Ὢ τοῦ θαύματος! δίχα πυρὸς ἀναχωνεύει, καὶ ἀναπλάττει ἄνευ συντρίψεως, καὶ σῴζει τοὺς εἰς αὐτὸν φωτιζομένους, Χριστὸς ὁ Θεός, καὶ Σωτὴρ τῶν ψυχῶν ἡμῶν.

He who covers Himself with light as with a garment ⁄ has granted for our sakes to become as we are. ⁄ Today He is covered by the streams of the Jordan, ⁄ though He has no need to be cleansed by them: ⁄ But through the cleansing that He Himself receives -- ⁄ wonder -- He bestows regeneration on us! ⁄ He refashions without shattering, ⁄ and without fire, He casts anew, ⁄ and He saves those who are enlightened in Him, ⁄⁄ Christ our God, the Savior of our souls. [OCA]

Ἦχος δʹ.

Mode 4.

Σε τὸν ἐν Πνεύματι καὶ πυρί, καθαίροντα τὴν ἁμαρτίαν τοῦ κόσμου, καθορῶν ὁ Βαπτιστής, ἐρχόμενον πρὸς αὐτόν, δειλιῶν καὶ τρέμων ἐβόα λέγων· Οὐ τολμῶ κρατῆσαι τὴν κορυφήν σου τὴν ἄχραντον· σὺ με ἁγίασον Δεσπότα τῇ ἐπιφανείᾳ σου, μόνε φιλάνθρωπε.

John the Baptist saw You draw near, ⁄ Who cleanse the sin of the world by Spirit and by fire. ⁄ He cried aloud in fear and trembling, and said: ⁄ I dare not touch Your immaculate head. ⁄ Sanctify me, Master, by Your epiphany, ⁄⁄ only Lover of mankind! [OCA]

Ἦχος δʹ.

Mode 4.

Δεῦτε μιμησώμεθα τὰς φρονίμους Παρθένους, δεῦτε ὑπαντήσωμεν τῷ φανέντι Δεσπότῃ, ὅτι προῆλθεν ὡς νυμφίος πρὸς τὸν Ἰωάννην. Ὁ Ἰορδάνης ἰδὼν σε ἔπτηξε καὶ ἔμεινεν. Ὁ Ἰωάννης ἐβόα· Οὐ τολμῶ κρατῆσαι κορυφῆς ἀθανάτου. Τὸ Πνεῦμα κατήρχετο ἐν εἴδει περιστερᾶς, ἁγιάσαι τὰ ὕδατα, καὶ φωνῇ οὐρανόθεν· Οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ υἱός μου, ὁ ἐλθὼν εἰς τὸν κόσμον, σῶσαι γένος ἀνθρώπων· Κύριε δόξα σοι.

Come, let us go like the wise virgins, ⁄ and meet the Master Who has appeared: ⁄ For as a bridegroom He has come forth to John. ⁄ The Jordan, seeing You, was driven back in fear; ⁄ John cried out: I dare not touch Your immortal head. ⁄ The Spirit came down in the form of a dove, hallowing the waters, ⁄ and a voice called from on high: ⁄ This is my Son Who has come into the world to save mankind. ⁄⁄ O Lord, glory to You! [OCA]

Ἦχος δʹ.

Mode 4.

Βαπτίζεται Χριστός, καὶ ἂνεισιν ἐκ τοῦ ὕδατος· συναναφέρει γὰρ ἑαυτῷ τὸν κόσμον, καὶ ὁρᾷ σχιζομένους τοὺς οὐρανούς, οὓς ὁ Ἀδὰμ ἔκλεισεν ἑαυτῷ καὶ τοῖς μετ' αὐτόν. Καὶ τὸ Πνεῦμα μαρτυρεῖ τῇ Θεότητι· τῷ ὁμοίῳ γὰρ προστρέχει, καὶ φωνῇ ἐξ οὐρανοῦ· ἐκεῖθεν γὰρ ὁ μαρτυρούμενος, Σωτὴρ τῶν ψυχῶν ἡμῶν.

Christ is baptized: ⁄ He comes up from the waters, bringing the world with Him. ⁄ He sees the heavens opened which Adam had closed ⁄ against himself and his posterity. ⁄ the Spirit bears witness to His divinity, hastening to His own nature; ⁄ and a voice comes from heaven, ⁄ for He to whom this testimony is given has come down from heaven, ⁄⁄ and He is the Savior of our souls. [OCA]

Ἦχος δʹ.

Mode 4.

Ἔτρεμεν ἡ χεὶρ τοῦ Βαπτιστοῦ, ὅτε τῆς ἀχράντου κορυφῆς ἥψατο, ἐστράφη Ἰορδάνης ποταμὸς εἰς τὰ ὀπίσω, μὴ τολμῶν λειτουργῆσαί σοι· ὁ γὰρ αἰδεσθείς, Ἰησοῦν τὸν τοῦ Ναυῆ, πῶς τὸν Ποιητὴν αὐτοῦ δειλιάσαι οὐκ εἶχεν; Ἀλλὰ πᾶσαν ἐπλήρωσας οἰκονομίαν, Σωτὴρ ἡμῶν, ἵνα σώσῃς τὸν κόσμον τῇ Ἐπιφανείᾳ σου, μόνε φιλάνθρωπε.

The hand of the Baptist trembled, ⁄ when it touched Your immaculate head: ⁄ The river Jordan turned back, not daring to minister to You. ⁄ For how could that which stood in awe of Joshua the Son of Nun ⁄ not be afraid before Joshua's Creator? ⁄ But You, Savior, have fulfilled all that was appointed, ⁄ so that You might save the world by Your epiphany, ⁄⁄ only Lover of mankind! [OCA]

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ.

Mode pl. 4.

Κύριε, πληρῶσαι βουλόμενος, ἃ ὥρισας ἀπ' αἰῶνος, ἀπὸ πάσης τῆς κτίσεως, λειτουργοὺς τοῦ μυστηρίου σου ἔλαβες, ἐκ τῶν Ἀγγέλων τὸν Γαβριήλ, ἐκ τῶν ἀνθρώπων τὴν Παρθένον, ἐκ τῶν οὐρανῶν τὸν Ἀστέρα, καὶ ἐκ τῶν ὑδάτων τὸν Ἰορδάνην, ἐν ᾧ τὸ ἀνόμημα τοῦ κόσμου ἐξείληψας, Σωτὴρ ἡμῶν δόξα σοι.

O Lord, when You wished to accomplish what You had of old determined to do, You engaged ministers from all creation to perform Your mystery: Gabriel from the Angels; the Virgin from mankind; the Star from the heavens; and from the waters, the Jordan River, in which You blotted out the world's transgression. O our Savior, glory to You! [SD]

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος πλ. δʹ.

Mode pl. 4.

Σήμερον ἡ κτίσις φωτίζεται, σήμερον τὰ πάντα εὐφραίνονται, τὰ οὐράνια ἅμα καὶ τὰ ἐπίγεια. Ἄγγελοι καὶ ἄνθρωποι συμμίγνυνται· ὅπου γὰρ Βασιλέως παρουσία, καὶ ἡ τάξις παραγίνεται. Δράμωμεν τοίνυν ἐπὶ τὸν Ἰορδάνην, ἴδωμεν πάντες τὸν Ἰωάννην, πῶς βαπτίζει Κορυφήν, ἀχειροποίητον καὶ ἀναμάρτητον. Διὸ Ἀποστολικὴν φωνὴν προσᾴδοντες, συμφώνως βοήσωμεν· Ἐπεφάνη ἡ χάρις τοῦ Θεοῦ, ἡ σωτήριος πᾶσιν ἀνθρώποις, καταυγάζουσα καὶ παρέχουσα πιστοῖς τὸ μέγα ἔλεος.

Nature is illumined today. The universe celebrates today, everyone in heaven as well as on earth. Angels and humans are mingling; for wherever the King is, His retinue goes there as well. So let us all run to the Jordan River; and we shall see John there, and witness how he baptizes the Master's head, which is spiritual and sinless. And now, in the words of the Apostle, let us sing together and cry out: "The grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men," enlightening believers and granting them the great mercy. [SD]

Ἰδιόμελα τῶν Ἀποστίχων.

Idiomela of the Aposticha.

(ἄνευ τῶν πρὸ αὐτῶν στίχων)

(without the verses coming before)

Ἦχος βʹ.

Mode 2.

Ἐν Ἰορδάνῃ ποταμῷ, ἰδὼν σε ὁ Ἰωάννης πρὸς αὐτὸν ἐρχόμενον ἔλεγε, Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός· Τί πρὸς τὸν δοῦλον παραγέγονας, ῥύπον μὴ ἔχων Κύριε; εἰς ὄνομα δὲ τίνος σε βαπτίσω; Πατρός; ἀλλὰ τοῦτον φέρεις ἐν ἑαυτῷ. Υἱοῦ; ἀλλ' αὐτὸς ὑπάρχεις ὁ σαρκωθείς. Πνεύματος Ἁγίου; καὶ τοῦτο οἶδας διδόναι τοῖς πιστοῖς διὰ στόματος. Ὁ ἐπιφανεὶς Θεός, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

At the River Jordan, when John saw You coming to him, he said to You, O Christ our God, "Why have You come to a servant, for there is no dirt on You, O Lord? In whose name should I baptize You? In the name of the Father? But you have Him within You. In the name of the Son? But You are He incarnate. In the name of the Holy Spirit? But You know how to give It to the faithful by mouth." O God, who have appeared, have mercy on us. [SD]

Ἦχος βʹ.

Mode 2.

Εἴδοσάν σε ὕδατα ὁ Θεός, εἴδοσάν σε ὕδατα καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν· πρὸς τὴν σὴν γὰρ δόξαν ἀντοφθαλμῆσαι τὰ Χερουβὶμ οὐ δύνανται, οὐδὲ ἀτενίσαι τὰ Σεραφίμ· ἀλλὰ φόβῳ παριστάμενα, τὰ μὲν βαστάζουσι, τὰ δὲ δοξάζουσι τὴν δύναμίν σου. Μεθ' ὧν οἰκτίρμον, ἀναγγέλλομεν τὴν αἴνεσίν σου λέγοντες· Ὁ ἐπιφανεὶς Θεός, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

The waters saw You, O God; the waters saw You and were afraid. Neither the Cherubim nor the Seraphim can look directly at Your glory. But they stand by You with fear and awe. The former hold and the latter glorify Your power. We join them, O Compassionate Lord, and proclaim Your praise, saying, "O God, who have appeared, have mercy on us." [SD]

Ἦχος βʹ.

Mode 2.

Σήμερον ὁ οὐρανοῦ καὶ γῆς Ποιητής, παραγίνεται σαρκὶ ἐν Ἰορδάνῃ, Βάπτισμα αἰτῶν ὁ ἀναμάρτητος, ἵνα καθάρῃ τὸν κόσμον ἀπὸ τῆς πλάνης τοῦ ἐχθροῦ, καὶ βαπτίζεται ὑπὸ δούλου, ὁ Δεσπότης τῶν ἁπάντων, καὶ καθαρισμὸν δι' ὕδατος τῷ γένει τῶν ἀνθρώπων δωρεῖται. Αὐτῷ βοήσωμεν, ὁ ἐπιφανεὶς Θεὸς ἡμῶν, δόξα σοι.

Today, the Creator of heaven and earth comes in the flesh to the Jordan, asking to be baptized, though He is without sin, in order to purge the world of the error of the foe. And so the Master of all is baptized by a servant, and He grants purification by water to the human race. Let us shout to Him, "O God, who have appeared, have mercy on us." [SD]

Δόξα· καὶ νῦν.

Glory. Both now.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος πλ. βʹ.

Mode pl. 2.

Τὸν ἐκ Παρθένου Ἥλιον, βλέπων ὁ ἐκ στείρας Λύχνος φαεινός, ἐν Ἰορδάνῃ αἰτούμενον Βάπτισμα, ἐν δειλίᾳ καὶ χαρᾷ, ἐβόα πρὸς αὐτόν· Σὺ με ἁγίασον Δέσποτα τῇ θείᾳ Ἐπιφανείᾳ σου.

When the shining lamp, who was born of a barren woman, saw the Sun, who was born of a Virgin, asking to be baptized, he said to Him with fear and joy, "You, sanctify me, O Master, by Your divine Epiphany." [SD]

ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΗΣ

READER

Τρισάγιον.

Trisagion Prayers.

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

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Παναγία Τριάς, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς. Κύριε, ἱλάσθητι ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις ἡμῶν. Δέσποτα, συγχώρησον τὰς ἀνομίας ἡμῖν. Ἅγιε, ἐπίσκεψαι καὶ ἴασαι τὰς ἀσθενείας ἡμῶν, ἕνεκεν τοῦ ὀνόματός σου.

All-holy Trinity, have mercy on us. Lord, forgive our sins. Master, pardon our transgressions. Holy One, visit and heal our infirmities for your name's sake.

Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι. Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Πάτερ ἡμῶν ὁ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς, ἁγιασθήτω τὸ ὄνομά σου. Ἐλθέτω ἡ βασιλεία σου. Γενηθήτω τὸ θέλημά σου, ὡς ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς. Τὸν ἄρτον ἡμῶν τὸν ἐπιούσιον δὸς ἡμῖν σήμερον. Καὶ ἄφες ἡμῖν τὰ ὀφειλήματα ἡμῶν, ὡς καὶ ἡμεῖς ἀφίεμεν τοῖς ὀφειλέταις ἡμῶν. Καὶ μὴ εἰσενέγκῃς ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν, ἀλλὰ ρῦσαι ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ τοῦ πονηροῦ.

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [GOA]

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PRIEST

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

For Thine 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.

ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΗΣ

READER

Ἀμήν.

Amen.

Ἀπολυτίκιον.

Apolytikion.

Τοῦ Μηναίου - - -

From Menaion - - -

Ἦχος αʹ.

Mode 1.

Ἐν Ἰορδάνῃ βαπτιζομένου σου Κύριε, ἡ τῆς Τριάδος ἐφανερώθη προσκύνησις· τοῦ γὰρ Γεννήτορος ἡ φωνὴ προσεμαρτύρει σοι, ἀγαπητόν σε Υἱὸν ὀνομάζουσα· καὶ τὸ Πνεῦμα ἐν εἴδει περιστερᾶς, ἐβεβαίου τοῦ λόγου τὸ ἀσφαλές. Ὁ ἐπιφανεὶς Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός, καὶ τὸν κόσμον φωτίσας δόξα σοι.

As You were baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, then the worship of the Trinity became manifest, for the voice of the Father bore witness to You, naming You the Beloved Son; and the Spirit, in the form of a dove, confirmed the certainty of the word. O Christ God, who appeared and illumined the world, glory to You. [SD]

Κύριε, ἐλέησον. (μʹ)

Lord, have mercy. (40)

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι. Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

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.

Ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου εὐλόγησον, Πάτερ.

In the name of the Lord, Father, bless!

ΙΕΡΕΥΣ

PRIEST

Ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς ὁ Θεὸς κατὰ τὸ μέγα ἒλεός Σου, δεόμεθά Σου, ἐπάκουσον καὶ ἐλέησον.

Have mercy on us, O God, according to Your great mercy, we pray You, hear us and have mercy.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα ὑπὲρ τῶν εὐσεβῶν καὶ Ὀρθοδόξων Χριστιανῶν.

Let us pray for pious and Orthodox Christians.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα ὑπὲρ τοῦ (ἀρχιερατικοῦ βαθμοῦ) ἡμῶν (τοῦ δεῖνος).

Again we pray for (episcopal rank) (name).

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα ὑπὲρ τοῦ ἔθνους ἡμῶν, πάσης ἀρχῆς καὶ ἐξουσίας ἐν αὐτῷ.

Again let us pray for our country, the president, and all those in public service.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα ὑπὲρ ἐλέους, ζωῆς, εἰρήνης, ὑγείας, σωτηρίας, ἐπισκέψεως, συγχωρήσεως καὶ ἀφέσεως τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν τῶν δούλων τοῦ Θεοῦ, πάντων τῶν εὐσεβῶν καὶ Ὀρθοδόξων Χριστιανῶν, τῶν κατοικούντων καὶ παρεπιδημούντων ἐν τῇ (πόλει, κώμῃ), ταύτῃ, τῶν ἐνοριτῶν, ἐπιτρόπων, συνδρομητῶν καὶ ἀφιερωτῶν τοῦ ἁγίου ναοῦ τούτου, καὶ τῶν δούλων τοῦ Θεοῦ [...] τῶν ἐπιτελούντων τὴν πανήγυριν ταύτην.

Again we pray for mercy, life, peace, health, salvation, visitation, forgiveness and remission of the sins of all pious and Orthodox Christians living and visiting in this city, the parishioners, the members of the Parish Council and every Ministry of this Parish, and the donors and benefactors of this holy church, and the servants of God [names] who celebrate this holy feast.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα καὶ ὑπὲρ τοῦ διαφυλαχθῆναι τὴν ἁγίαν Ἐκκλησίαν καὶ τὴν πόλιν ταύτην, καὶ πᾶσαν πόλιν καὶ χώραν, ἀπὸ ὀργῆς, λοιμοῦ, λιμοῦ, σεισμοῦ, καταποντισμοῦ, πυρός, μαχαίρας, ἐπιδρομῆς ἀλλοφύλων, ἐμφυλίου πολέμου καὶ αἰφνιδίου θανάτου· ὑπὲρ τοῦ ἵλεων, εὐμενῆ καὶ εὐδιάλλακτον γενέσθαι τὸν ἀγαθὸν καὶ φιλάνθρωπον Θεὸν ἡμῶν, τοῦ ἀποστρέψαι καὶ διασκεδάσαι πᾶσαν ὀργὴν καὶ νόσον τὴν καθ' ἡμῶν κινουμένην, καὶ ρύσασθαι ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς ἐπικειμένης δικαίας αὐτοῦ ἀπειλῆς, καὶ ἐλεῆσαι ἡμᾶς.

Again we pray for the protection of this holy church, this city and every city and land, from wrath, famine, pestilence, earthquake, flood, fire, sword, foreign invasions, civil strife, and accidental death. That our good and loving God may be merciful, gracious and favorable to us by turning and keeping from us all wrath and sickness, and deliver us from His just rebuke, and have mercy on us.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

Ἔτι δεόμεθα καὶ ὑπὲρ τοῦ εἰσακοῦσαι Κύριον τὸν Θεὸν ἡμῶν φωνῆς τῆς δεήσεως ἡμῶν τῶν ἁμαρτωλῶν, καὶ ἐλεῆσαι ἡμᾶς.

Again we pray that the Lord our God may hear the prayer of us sinners, and have mercy on us.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.)

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PRIEST

Ἐπάκουσον ἡμῶν, ὁ Θεός, ὁ Σωτὴρ ἡμῶν, ἡ ἐλπὶς πάντων τῶν περάτων τῆς γῆς καὶ τῶν ἐν θαλάσσῃ μακράν· καὶ ἵλεως, ἵλεως γενοῦ ἡμῖν, Δέσποτα, ἐπὶ ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις ἡμῶν, καὶ ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς. Ἐλεήμων γὰρ καὶ φιλάνθρωπος Θεὸς ὑπάρχεις, καὶ Σοὶ τὴν δόξαν ἀναπέμπομεν, τῷ Πατρὶ καὶ τῷ Υἱῷ καὶ τῷ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι, νῦν καὶ ἀεὶ καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων.

Hear us, O God our Savior, the hope of all those who live everywhere on earth and those far out at sea or in the air. Be gracious toward our sins, Master, and have mercy on us. For you are a merciful and loving God, and to you we give glory, to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

(Ἀμήν.)

(Amen.)

ΑΝΑΓΝΩΣΤΗΣ

READER

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι. Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεί, καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων. Ἀμήν.

Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.

Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

Εὐλόγησον.

Father, bless!

ΙΕΡΕΥΣ

PRIEST

Ὁ ἐν Ἰορδάνῃ ὑπὸ Ἰωάννου βαπτισθῆναι καταδεξάμενος, διὰ τὴν ἡμῶν σωτηρίαν, Χριστὸς ὁ ἀληθινὸς Θεὸς ἡμῶν, ταῖς πρεσβείαις τῆς παναχράντου καὶ παναμώμου ἁγίας αὐτοῦ Μητρός, (τοῦ Ἁγίου τοῦ Ναοῦ)· τῶν ἁγίων καὶ δικαίων Θεοπατόρων Ἰωακεὶμ καὶ Ἄννης, καὶ πάντων τῶν Ἁγίων, ἐλεήσαι καὶ σώσαι ἡμᾶς, ὡς ἀγαθὸς καὶ φιλάνθρωπος.

May He who condescended to be baptized by John in the Jordan, for our salvation, Christ our true God, through the intercessions of His all-pure and all-immaculate holy Mother, (local patron saint); of the holy and righteous ancestors of God Joachim and Anna, and of all the saints, have mercy on us and save us, for He is good and loves mankind.

Εὐξώμεθα ὑπὲρ εἰρήνης τοῦ κόσμου.

Let us pray for the peace of the world.

(Κύριε, ἐλέησον.)

(Lord, have mercy.)

Ὑπερ τῶν εὐσεβῶν καὶ Ὀρθοδόξων Χριστιανῶν.

For the pious and Orthodox Christians.

Ὑπὲρ τοῦ (ἀρχιερατικοῦ βαθμοῦ) ἡμῶν (τοῦ δεῖνος).

For our (episcopal rank) (name).

Ὑπὲρ τοῦ εὐσεβοῦς ἡμῶν ἔθνους.

For our nation.

Ὑπὲρ εὐοδώσεως καὶ ἐνισχύσεως τοῦ φιλοχρίστου στρατοῦ.

For the armed forces.

Ὑπερ τῶν ἀπολειφθέντων πατέρων, καὶ ἀδελφῶν ἡμῶν.

For our absent fathers, brothers and sisters.

Ὑπερ τῶν διακονούντων καὶ διακονησάντων ἡμῖν.

For those who help us and those who serve us.

Ὑπὲρ τῶν μισούντων καὶ ἀγαπώντων ἡμᾶς.

For those who hate us and those who love us.

Ὑπερ τῶν ἐντειλαμένων ἡμῖν τοῖς ἀναξίοις εὔχεσθαι ὑπὲρ αὐτῶν.

For those who have asked us, the unworthy, to pray for them.

Ὑπὲρ ἀναῤῥύσεως τῶν αἰχμαλώτων.

For the release of the captives.

Ὑπερ τῶν ἐν θαλάσσῃ καλῶς πλεόντων.

For those who are traveling.

Ὑπὲρ τῶν ἐν ἀσθενείαις κατακειμένων.

For those laid up with illnesses.

Εὐξώμεθα καὶ ὑπὲρ εὐφορίας τῶν καρπῶν τῆς γῆς.

Let us also pray for the abundance of the fruits of the earth.

Καὶ ὑπὲρ πάντων τῶν προαναπαυσαμένων πατέρων καὶ ἀδελφῶν ἡμῶν, τῶν ἐνθάδε εὐσεβῶς κειμένων, καὶ ἁπανταχοῦ Ὀρθοδόξων.

And for all our fathers and brethren departed like life, those who lie here in peace, and the Orthodox everywhere.

Εἴπωμεν καὶ ὑπὲρ ἑαυτῶν, τὸ Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον. Κύριε, ἐλέησον.

Let us say for ourselves, also: Lord, have mercy; Lord, have mercy; Lord, have mercy.

Δι' εὐχῶν τῶν ἁγίων πατέρων ἡμῶν, Κύριε Ἰησοῦ Χριστὲ ὁ Θεός, ἐλέησον καὶ σῶσον ἡμᾶς.

Through the prayers of our holy fathers, Lord Jesus Christ, our God, have mercy on us [and save us].

(Ἀμήν.)

(Amen.)