Holy Friday

To hear more hymns from The Triodion, Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha, visit the HYMNS section of this website.

Great and Holy Friday

Hymns chanted by Father Apostolos Hill

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Translation offered by Mother Mary and Archmandrite Kallistos Ware.

15th Antiphon, Plagal of the Second Tone

Hymns chanted by Photios Ketsetzis

Praises, Israel, My First Born Son
Praises, They Stripped Me of My Garments
Aposticha, Already the Unjust Judges
Aposticha, Joseph and Nicodemus
The Lamentations - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Stanzas

Hymns chanted by Father Seraphim Dedes

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Alleluia
First Antiphon
Second Antiphon
Thrid Antiphon
Fourth Antiphon
Fifth Antiphon
Sixth Antiphon
Seventh Antiphon
Eighth Antiphon
ninth Antiphon
Tenth Antiphon
Eleventh Antiphon
Twelfth Antiphon
Thirteenth Antiphon
Fourteenth Antiphon
Fifteenth Antiphon
The Beatitudes
Fifth Ode
Eighth Ode
Ninth Ode
Exapostelarion
Praises (1)
Praises (2)
Aposticha (1)
Aposticha (2)
Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

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