Hymns from the Holy Week Services

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

Great and Holy Pascha

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Official English Translation and Music for "Christ is Risen" approved by the Holy Eparchial Synod

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Christ Is Risen in English and Greek (Holy Cross Seminary Choir)

Hymns chanted by Eikona

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Come Receive The Light
Great Litany
Paschal Exapostelarion
Pasa Pnoi
Pascha Stichera
Day Of Resurrection
Katavasies, First Ode
Katavasies, Third Ode
Katavasies, Fourth Ode
Katavasies, Fifth Ode
Katavasies, Sixth Ode
Katavasies, Seventh Ode
Katavasies, Eighth Ode
Katavasies, Ninth Ode

Holy Saturday

Hymns chanted by Photios Ketsetzis

The Lamentations...1st, 2nd, and 3rd Stanzas

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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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
Praises (1)
Praises (2)
Aposticha (1)
Aposticha (2)
Dismissal Hymn (Apolytikion)

Bridegroom Services: Chanted from Holy Monday through Holy Wednesday

Hymns chanted by Father Apostolos Hill

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Hymns chanted by Photios Ketsetzis

My spirit seeks you...Alleluia
Kathismata, Today the Holy Passion
As the Lord Went To His Voluntary Passion
Hymn of Kassiani

Palm Sunday

Hymns chanted by Photios Ketsetzis


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