‘You Who clothed Yourself with light as a garment’ – Great Friday Vespers

‘You Who clothed Yourself with light as a garment’ – Great Friday Vespers

‘You Who clothed Yourself with light as a garment’. Hymn at the taking down from the Cross, Great Friday Vespers. Sung in plagial tone 1 by Elder Iakovos, the Protopsaltis of the Protato, the main church in Karyes, the capital of the Holy Mountain. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE...

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Condemned by a tree, Saved by the Tree

Condemned by a tree, Saved by the Tree

When Jesus had received the vinegar, He said, “It is finished”; and He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.  John 19:30  (Gospel of the Ninth Hour on Good Friday Morning) Great and Holy Friday    Good morning Prayer Team! In Genesis, we read that God created the world in...

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The Lamentations as Chanted by the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral Choir

The Lamentations as Chanted by the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral Choir

Check out this great recording of the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral Choir, performing “The Lord’s Lamentations,” one of the most solemn liturgical services of the year, celebrated in the evening on Great and Holy Friday. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+

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Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection. The Matins of Holy Saturday is conducted on Friday evening, and while many elements of the service represent...

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Arabic Orthodox Choir Chants Famous Hymn for Holy Friday

Arabic Orthodox Choir Chants Famous Hymn for Holy Friday

Some of the most beloved hymns of Great and Holy Friday take places during the “Unnailing” Great Vespers, where the body of Jesus is taken down from the Cross. Embedded above is an Arabic Orthodox choir chanting one of the famous hymns that serve as the spiritual soundtrack for the...

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The Passion and Resurrection of the Lord

The Passion and Resurrection of the Lord

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης συζητά το βαθύτερο νόημα του Πάθους και της Ανάστασης του Κυρίου, καθώς και της επίδρασης τους στις ζωές μας.

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