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GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Nativity of the Theotokos

September 8/21 - The Nativity of the Theotokos Your nativity, O Virgin Mother of God, hearlded joy to the univserse; for from you rose the Sun of Justice, Christ our God. He took away the curse, He gave the blessing, and by trampling death, He gave us everlasting life.

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: Septiembre 8/21 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Exaltation of the Cross

September 14/27 - Exaltation of the Holy CrossO Lord, save your people and bless your inheritance. Grant victory to your faithful ones over their adversaries, and by the virtue of your Cross, preserve your habitation.

(Troparion - Tone 1)

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Feast Day: September 14/27 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Protection of the Mother of God

October 1/14 - Protection of the Mother of GodProtected by your coming, O Mother of God, the faithful people solemnly celebrate today; and gazing upon your immaculate image, they humbly say, "Watch over us with your noble protection and deliver us from all evil by asking you Son, Christ our God to save our souls."

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: October 1/14 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Dimitry Solunskyj

Oct 26 / Nov 8 - Dimitry Solunskyj (of Thesalonika)In you the world has found a great protector against every danger, O patient endure of sufferings and vanquisher of pagans; for you brought down Leo's arrogance and bolstered Nestor's courage. And so O Holy Dimitry ask Christ our God to grant us great mercy.

(Troparion - Tone 3)

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Feast Day: Oct 26 / Nov 8 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


St. Michael the Archangel

November 8/21 - St. Michael the Archangel & All Heavenly PowersO Leaders of the heavenly armies, although we are always unworthy, we beseech you that with your prayers you may encircle us with the protection of the wings of your angelic glory. Watch over us as we bow low and earnestly cry out to you: "Deliver us from trouble O Princes of the heavenly armies."

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: November 8/21 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Entrance of the Theotokos

Nov. 21/Dec. 4 - The Entrance of the Theotokos into the TempleToday is the prelude of the benevolence of God and the herald of the salvation of humankind; for the Virgin openly appears in the temple of God and foretells Christ to all. Let us also with full vice exclaim to her: "Rejoice, Fulfillment of the Creator's plan."

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: Nov. 21/Dec. 4 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


St. Andrew

Nov. 30/Dec.13 - Holy Apostle Andrew As the apostle who was called from the start and as the brother of the apostles' chief, pray, O Andrew to the Master of all, to give peace to the world and great mercy to our souls.

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: Nov. 30/Dec.13 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


St. Nicholas

December 6/19 - St. Nicholas the WonderworkerThe sincerity of your deeds has revealed you to your people as a teacher of moderation, a model of faith and an example of virtue. Therefore, you attained greatness through humility and wealth through poverty. O Father and Archbishop Nicholas ask Christ our God to save our souls.

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: December 6/19 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Winter Feasts

The Prefest Period of ChristmasMake ready, O Bethlehem, for Eden has been opened to all. Ephrathah, be alert, for the Tree of LIfe has blossomed forth from the Virgin in the cave. Her womb has become a spiritual paradise wherein the divine Fruit was planted, and if we eat of it we shall live and not die as did Adam. Christ is coming forth to bring back to life the likeness that had been lost in the beginning.

(Troparion - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: | Category: Holydays

 

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!
ХРИСТОС НАРОДИВСЯ! СЛАВІМО ЙОГО!
¡CRISTO HA NACIDO! ¡GLORIFÍCALO!


First Christmas icon

Your Nativity, O Christ our God has shed upon the world the light of knowledge, Dec.25/Jan.7 The Nativity of our Lord for through it those who worshipped the stars, have learned from a Star to worship You, the Sun of Righteousness, and to recognize You as the Orient from on high. O Lord, glory be to You!"

(Christmas Troparion, Tone 4)

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Feast Day: Dec.25/Jan.7 | Category: Christmas-Theophany

 

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!
ХРИСТОС НАРОДИВСЯ! СЛАВІМО ЙОГО!
¡CRISTO HA NACIDO! ¡GLORIFÍCALO!


Circumcision icon

O Jesus, enthroned on high together with your eternal Father and divine Spirit; Jan.1/14 The Circumcision of Our Lord & St. Basil the GreatYou condescended to be born on earth of a maiden and virgin mother. On the eighth day, You were circumcised. Praised be your most noble decision; praised be your plan of salvation; praised be your condecension, O Lord, who alone loves humanity.

(Troparion of the Circumcision, Tone 1)

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Feast Day: Jan.1/14 | Category: Christmas-Theophany

 

CHRIST IS BAPTIZED! IN THE RIVER JORDAN!
ХРИСТОС ХРЕСТИВСЯ! НА РІЧЦІ ЙОРДАНІ!
¡CRISTO SE HA BAUTIZADO! ¡EN EL RÍO JORDÁN!


Theophany icon

When You, O Lord were baptized in the Jordan, the worship of the Trinity was made manifest.Jan.6/19 The Theophany of Our Lord, God and Savior, Jesus Christ For the voice of the Father bore witness to You, calling You His Beloved Son, and the Spirit in the form of a dove, confirmed the truthfulness of these words. O Christ our God who has revealed yourself, and has enlightened the world, glory to You!

(Troparion of the Theophany, Tone 1)

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Feast Day: Jan.6/19 | Category: Christmas-Theophany

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Presentation icon

Rejoice, O Mother of God, Virgin full of grace. Feb.2/15 The Encounter of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple with Simeon & Anna From you has shone forth the Sun of Justice, Christ our God, shining upon those who are in darkness. Be glad also, you just Elder, Simeon, for you received in your arms the Redeemer of our souls, who has given us resurrection.

(Troparion of the Encounter, Tone 1)

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Feast Day: Feb.2/15 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Four scenes from the Passion

Let us set out with joy upon the season of the Fast, Feb. 19 ~ March 30, 2007: Lent - The Great & Holy 40 Daysand prepare ourselves for spiritual combat. Let us purify our souls and cleanse our flesh; As we fast from food, let us abstain also from every passion. Rejoicing in the virtues of the Spirit, may we persevere with love, and so be counted worthy to see the solemn Passion of Christ our God, and with great spiritual gladness, to behold His holy Passover.

(Sticheron, First Monday of Great Lent, Tone 2)


Having suffered the Passion for us,
Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us!

(Traditional Ukrainian Lenten Hymn)

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Feast Day: Feb. 19 ~ March 30, 2007 | Category: Lent_Passion_Week

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Christ of Liberation

Great Lent - The Great & Holy 40 DaysLet us begin this Fast in joy, shining with the commandments of Christ our God, with the light of charity and the brightness of prayer, with purity of heart and the energy of the strong, so that we might nobly hasten to the third day Resurrection, which sheds its immortal light over all the world.

(Sidalen, First Monday of Lent - Tone 2)

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Feast Day: | Category: Lent_Passion_Week

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Icon of the Resurrection of Lazarus

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Your Passion, Saturday of LazarusYou confirmed the universal resurrection, O Christ, God. Like the children with the palms of victory, we cry out to You, O Vanquisher of Death: "Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord."

(Troparion of Lazarus Saturday, Tone 1)


Having suffered the Passion for us,
Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us!

(Traditional Ukrainian Lenten Hymn)

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Feast Day: | Category: Lent_Passion_Week

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Icon of Palm Sunday

By raising Lazarus from the dead before Your Passion, Sunday of BranchesYou confirmed the universal resurrection, O Christ, God. Like the children with the palms of victory, we cry out to You, O Vanquisher of Death: "Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord."

(Troparion of Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday, Tone 1)


Having suffered the Passion for us,
Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us!

(Traditional Ukrainian Lenten Hymn)

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Feast Day: | Category: Lent_Passion_Week

 

CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
ХРИСТОС ВОСКРЕС! ВОІСТИНУ ВОСКРЕС!
¡CRISTO HA RESUCITADO! ¡EN VERDAD HA RESUCITADO!


Icon of the Resurrection

Christ is risen from the dead, by death he conquered death and to those in the graves, he granted life. / Pascha - The Radiant Resurrection of Our Lord Христос воскрес із мертвих, смертю смерть подолав, і тим що в гробах, життя дарував.. / Christo ha resucitado de entre los muertos, conquistando a la muerte con su muerte, y a quienes estaban en la tumba, les da vida.

(Paschal Troparion, Special Tone 5)


Christ is risen! Christ is risen! Joy from heaven is revealed. A beautiful Pascha greets us today. Rejoice gladly now; for he gave happiness to all the earth-born. God gave us joy from above. Christ is risen! Christ is risen!

(Traditional Ukrainian Easter Hymn)

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Feast Day: - | Category: Pascha

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Icon of the Ascension

You ascended in glory, O Christ our God; The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ Into Heaven You delighted the disciples with the promise of the Holy Spirit. Through this blessing they were assured that you are the Son of God, the Redeemer of the world.

(Troparion of the Ascension - Tone 4)

 

When You fulfilled the plan of salvation for us and united all things on earth to those in heaven, O Christ our God, you ascended in glory, never leaving us but remaining ever-present. For you proclaimed to those who love you: "I am with you and no one else has power over you."

(Kontakion of the Ascension - Tone 6)

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Feast Day: - | Category: Pascha

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Icon of Pentecost

Blessed are You, O Christ our God. You revealed the fishermen as most wise, Pentecost - The Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Disciples sending down upon them the Holy Spirit. Through them, You have caught the whole world in your net. O Lover of Humanity, glory to You.

(Troparion of Pentecost - Tone 8)

 

When the Most High descended and confused toungues, He scattered the people; but when he distributed the tongues of fire, He call all to unity. Therefore with one voice, leet us praise the Most Holy Spirit.

(Kontakion of Pentecost - Tone 8)

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Feast Day: - | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


John the Baptist

O Prophet and Forerunner of the coming of Christ, in spite of our honor and devotion, June 24/July 7 - The Nativity of St. John the Baptist we are unable to give you worthy praise. Through your glorious and noble birth your mother's childlessness was ended, your father's tongue was freed and the incarnation of the Son of God was proclaimed to the world.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: June 24/July 7 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Apostles Peter & Paul

June 29/July 12 - Holy Apostles Peter & Paul O Leaders of Apostles and Teachers of the world, pray to the Master of All, to grant peace to the world and abundant mercy to our souls.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: June 29/July 12 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


St. Volodymyr the Great, Enlightener of Ukraine

July 15/July 28 - St. Volodymyr the Great, Equal to the Apostles, Enlightener of UkraineYou were like a merchant seeking a fine pearl, as you sat enthroned in the Mother of Cities, the God-redeemed Kyiv, O Volodymyr, sending envoys to the capital in your search for the faith, you discovered the priceless pearl: Christ, who chose you in turn as a second Paul. You submitted to the rite of baptism, and the scales of spiritual blindness fell from your eyes, and now your people have come to celebrate your falling asleep. Pray for the salvation of our souls.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: July 15/July 28 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


St. Elias the Prophet

July 20/Aug. 2 - Holy & Glorious Prophet Elias The glorious Elias, incarnate messenger of God, pillar of prophets, and second forerunner of the coming of Chirst, sent grace from on high to Eliseus that he might cleanse lepers and heal sickness for all those who honor him.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 4)

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Feast Day: July 20/Aug. 2 | Category: Holydays

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


The Transfiguration of Our Lord

August 6/19 - The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ You were transfigured on the mountain, O Christ our God, revealing as much of your glory to your disciples and they could behold. Through the prayers of the Mother of God, let your everlasting light also shine upon us sinners. O Giver of Light, glory be to you.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 7)

You were transfigured on the mountain, O Christ our God, and your disciples beheld as much as they could of your glory, so that when they would see you crucified, they would understand that your suffering was voluntary and they would proclaim to the world that you are truly the reflection of the Father.

(Kontakion of the Feast - Tone 7)

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Feast Day: August 6/19 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Dormition of the Virgin icon

August 15/28 - Dormition of the Theotokos O Mother of God, in giving birth you still preserved virginity; and in your falling asleep you did not forsake the world. You are the Mother of Life and have been transferred to life, and through your prayers have delivered our souls from death.

(Troparion of the Feast - Tone 1)

O unfailing Advocate of Christians, irreplaceable mediatrix before the Creator, do not despise the prayerful voices of sinners, but in your gooodness, hasten to assist those who trustfully cry out to you: "Hurry to prayer and quickly hear our supplication." Intercede always, Mother of God, in behalf of those who honor you.

(Common Theotokion - Tone 6)

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Feast Day: August 15/28 | Category: The-Great-Feasts

 

GLORY TO JESUS CHRIST! GLORY FOREVER!
СЛАВА ІСУСУ ХРИСТУ! СЛАВА НА ВІКІ!
¡GLORIA A JESUCRISTO! ¡GLORIA PARA SIEMPRE!


Beheading of John The Baptist icon

Aug 29/Sep 11 - Beheading of John The Baptist The remembrance of the Just is worthy of praise, but the Lord's testimony is sufficient for you, O Forerunner; for it has shown that you are the most worthy of honor among the Prophets. You were found worthy to baptize the Foretold One. Thereafter, you suffered joyfully for the truth and also announced the good news to those in the abyss, that God had appeared in the flesh, taking away the sins of the world, and granting to us the abundance of mercy.

(Troparion - Tone 2)

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Feast Day: August 29/September 11 | Category: Holydays

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