In this way Adam and Eve and their descendants became heirs of death and corruption. The Queen stands at your right hand. At the coming of grace, the shadow of the law passed away. You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters shall stand on the hills. We would sing Psalm 140 in the First Tone followed by the Resurrection stichera of the First Tone. O God, you have ordered all things wisely, glory to you. We then skip to where we sing “O Joyful Light” and the Sunday prokeimenon. God commanded them to fastfrom the fruit of a tree (Gen. 2:16), but they did not obey. Priest: For an angel of peace, a faithful guide, a guardian of our souls and bodies, let us ask the Lord. The first Sunday of Great Lent – the Sunday of Orthodoxy, was prayerfully and festively celebrated in Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Chicago. Through your cross you destroyed death and opened paradise to the thief. But there is forgiveness with you. You have enlightened the world by your third‑day resurrection, O loving God. 2020 Mission Vespers Philadelphia Area Location Date/ Time Sts Peter and Paul Ukranian Church Wilmington, DE March-08 /4PM Sunday of Orthodoxy St. Mark Orthodox Church Wrightstown, PA March-15 /4PM Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Pottstown, PA March-22 /4PM Sunday of the Cross St. George Antiochian Church Upper Darby, PA March-29 /4PM Sunday … Each of the Sundays of Great Lent has its own special theme. O God, you are my helper, and your mercy shall go before me. We then skip to “O Joyful Light” and the Sunday prokeimenon. Lord, your mercy is forever. On this last Sunday before Great Lent, the last day that traditionally Orthodox Christians eat dairy products until Easter, the Church remembers the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise. For after despoiling Hades, you as God raised up in glory with yourself those held captive in times of old, and you opened paradise and permitted them to enjoy it. Rejoice! You led us out of the valley of the shadow of death and broke our chains. For behold, Emmanuel has nailed our sins to the cross and he, the Giver of life, has put death to death by raising up Adam, as a loving God. 2020 Pan-Orthodox Vespers for Sunday of Orthodoxy. The Lord reigns; he has clothed himself with splendor; the Lord has clothed and girded himself with strength. Celebrate Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy with clergy and faithful from across the Greater Toronto Area.On 8 March at 6pm, the Orthodox Clergy Association of the GTA will host the annual pan-Orthodox Vespers and Fellowship at All Saints Romanian Orthodox Church, 545 Danforth Road in Scarborough.Following Vespers will be a veneration of icons and Lenten fellowship in the 8 East 79th Street • New York, NY 10075 The trees of the plain shall be full of sap, even the cedars of Lebanon which you have planted. Therefore, Lady, Virgin‑Mother, entreat him to save the souls of those who in the true faith acknowledge you to be the Theotokos. Triumph Of Orthodoxy Vespers • York 03/21/2019. There sail the ships, and there is Leviathan which you have made to play there. Divine Liturgy was served by all of the parish priests: Archpriests Darko Spasojevic and Dobrivoje Milunovic and Priest Nikolaj … Verse 9. Traditionally, this should follow the order of Sunday Lenten Vespers; however, it has become a popular custom in North America for all Orthodox parishes and missions in a particular locale to observe the Sunday of Orthodoxy at a special, joint pan-Orthodox Vespers … Master, pardon our transgressions. Audio [This audio file has been edited since audio and written styles are not the same but very different ways of communication.] On the third day you rose, having trampled upon death, and granted us incorruption and your great mercy. He who granted the human race resurrection was led like a lamb to the slaughter.