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Theotokia


DAILY THEOTOKIA

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY (FRIDAY & SATURDAY EVENINGS)

GOOD ONE, FOR OUR SAKE YOU WERE BORN OF A VIRGIN.
YOU SUFFERED CRUCIFIXION, AND DESPOILED DEATH THROUGH DEATH
AND AS GOD YOU REVEALED THE RESURRECTION:
DO NOT DESPISE THOSE WHOM YOU HAVE CREATED WITH YOUR OWN HAND!
SHOW FORTH YOUR LOVE FOR MANKIND, MERCIFUL ONE!//
ACCEPT THE PRAYERS OF THE THEOTOKOS, AND SAVE YOUR DESPAIRING PEOPLE!

MONDAY (SUNDAY EVENING)

REJOICE, FOR YOU ACCEPTED FROM THE ANGEL THE JOY OF THE WORLD!
REJOICE, FOR YOU HAVE BORNE THE CREATOR AND LORD!//
REJOICE, FOR YOU WERE DEEMED WORTHY TO BE THE MOTHER OF GOD!

TUESDAY (MONDAY EVENING)

WE THE FAITHFUL MAGNIFY THE THEOTOKOS,
THE STABLE FOUNDATION OF THE FAITH AND PRECIOUS GIFT FOR OUR SOULS!
REJOICE, FOR YOU HELD IN YOUR WOMB THE ROCK OF LIFE!
REJOICE, HOPE OF THE WORLD AND PROTECTION OF THE AFFLICTED!//
REJOICE, UNWEDDED BRIDE!

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY (TUESDAY & THURSDAY EVENINGS)

LAMB, THE SHEPHERD AND SAVIOR OF THE WORLD,
WHEN YOUR MOTHER SAW YOU HANGING ON THE CROSS, SHE CRIED:
THOUGH THE WORLD REJOICES IN ITS REDEMPTION,
MY BEING BURNS AS I BEHOLD YOUR CRUCIFIXION,//
WHICH YOU ENDURE FOR ALL MEN, MY SON AND MY GOD!

THURSDAY (WEDNESDAY EVENING)

PURE THEOTOKOS AND GATE OF ETERNAL LIFE:
SAVE FROM DANGER THOSE WHO RUN TO YOU WITH FAITH//
TO GLORIFY YOUR HOLY CHILDBEARING FOR THE SALVATION OF OUR SOULS!

MATINS DISMISSAL THEOTOKIA

MONDAY MORNINGS

REJOICE, O GATE OF THE KING OF GLORY,
FOR THROUGH YOU THE MOST HIGH ALONE HAS PASSED.//
HE LEFT YOU SEALED AGAIN, FOR THE SALVATION OF OUR SOULS!

TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY MORNINGS

SINCE YOU HAVE MOTHERLY COMPASSION, MOST PURE VIRGIN,//
SAVE US BY YOUR PRAYERS TO YOUR SON AND OUR GOD!

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY MORNINGS

THE FRUIT OF YOUR WOMB, PUREST ONE, IS THE FULFILLMENT OF THE LAW AND THE PROPHETS!//
WE RIGHTLY GLORIFY HIM, THEOTOKOS, AND WE MAGNIFY YOU.


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