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Online Liturgical Guide

December 11, 2016

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

December 18, 2016

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

December 23, 2016 Great (Royal) Hours of the Nativity of Christ

Great (Royal) Hours

December 24, 2016 Eve of the Nativity of Christ

Daily Vespers
Daily Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables

December 25, 2016 The Nativity of Christ

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Festal Orthros
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 1, 2017

Great Vespers
Litia/Artoklasia
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 6, 2017 Theophany (Epiphany) of Christ

Great (Royal) Hours
Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil
Festal Orthros
Festal Liturgy Variables
Great Blessing of Waters

January 8, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 15, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 22, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

January 29, 2017

Great Vespers
Orthros
Abbreviated Rubrics
Divine Liturgy Variables

Corrections, Additions and Notices

**The printed Liturgical Guide has been discontinued. The Online Liturgical Guide is now the one-stop source for all weekend Service Texts which are now posted more than one month in advance. However, if you need these earlier, write to Subdeacon Peter Samore at the email address listed below.

**The Liturgical Texts of the Online Liturgical Guide now utilize prosomoia ("model hymns") as set by Holy Transfiguration Monastery of Brookline, Mass. Chanters can take the verses marked with asterisks and set them to the music syllable by syllable. Click the links either for books either with lyrics or without lyrics.

**The Diocese of Los Angeles and the West has published an exhaustive Service Texts section. It includes word-for-word texts of the Divine Services (Vespers, Orthros, Divine Liturgy Variables, etc.) for Great Feasts, Diocesan Patronal Feasts, Great Lent and more. The Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America has also published extensive liturgical resources for clergy and chanters.

**A practice for Orthros: the Typikon prescribes that, when the theotokion for the tone of the week is not used at the Apolytikia, it replaces the theotokion in the first Kathisma in Orthros. Starting in July 2014, the Antiochian Archdiocese will begin to follow this practice.

About the Online Liturgical Guide

The Service Texts are posted in Rich Text Format (RTF) that can be used in any word-processing software for making booklets, as well as the traditional Portable Document Format (PDF). If you find any typos or have any questions regarding the Service Texts, do not hesitate to email Subdeacon Peter Samore at service_texts@antiochianladiocese.org.

Portions of the Archdiocesan Service Texts include texts from The Menaion, The Great Horologion, The Pentecostarion, and The Psalter of the Seventy, which are Copyright © Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Brookline, Massachusetts, and are used with permission. All rights reserved. These works may not be further reproduced, beyond printing out a single copy for personal non-commercial use, without the prior written authorization of Holy Transfiguration Monastery.