The Commemoration of Saints

English Midnight Praises - 1

St. Anthony Monastery, California


Intercede on our behalf, O Lady of us all the Mother of God, Mary the Mother of our Savior, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O holy archangels, Michael and Gabriel, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O holy archangels, Raphael and Souriel, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O holy archangels, Sedakiel Sarathiel and Ananiel, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O thrones dominions and powers, the Cherubim and the Seraphim, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O four incorporeal beasts, the ministers fervent as fire, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O priests of the truth, the twenty four presbyters, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O angelic hosts, and all the heavenly multitudes, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords and fathers the patriarchs, Abraham Isaac and Jacob, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O perfect man, the righteous and just Enoch, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Elijah the tishbite, and Elisha his disciple, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O Moses the archprophet, and Isaiah and Jeremiah, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O David the psalmist, Ezekiel and Daniel, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Joachim Anna and Joseph the presbyter, and the just Job Joseph and Nicodemus, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O Melchizedek and Aaron, and Zachariah and Simeon, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O chorus of the prophets, and all the righteous and the just, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O forerunner and baptizer, John the Baptist, that He may forgive us our sins.

Intercede on our behalf, O the hundred and forty four thousand, and the celibate evangelist, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords and fathers the Apostles, and the rest of the Disciples, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O blessed archdeacon, Stephen the first martyr, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O beholder of God the Evangelist, Mark the apostle, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyr, my lord prince George, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Theodore and Theodore, Leontius and Panicharus, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O lover of the Father Mercurius, and Abba Mina and Abba Victor, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, lord Claudius and Theodore, Abba Eschyron and Abba Isaac, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Basilidis and Eusebius, Macarius and Philotheos, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Pisoora and Abba Epshoy, Abba Eesi and Thekla his sister, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, Justus Apali and Theoklia, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Jacob the Persian, Saint Sergius and Saint Bachus, That He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, Cosmas his brothers and their mother, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Kir and his brother John, and Barbara Juliana and Demiana, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, lord Apatir and Eraee his sister, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, Julius and those who were with him, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, Mari Pahnam and Sarah his sister, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Sarapamon the bishop, Psati and Gallinikos, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, the forty saints of Sebaste, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Piro and Athom, and John and Simeon, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O struggle-mantled martyrs, Abba Bishoy and his friend Peter, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Eklog the priest, and Abba Epgol and Abba Kav, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba John of Heraclia, lord Piphamon and Pistavros, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Isidore and Panteleon, Sophia and Euphemia, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, lord Abanoub and Ptolomeos, and Apakragon and Sousennius, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O great high priest, Abba Peter seal of the martyrs, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O new martyrs, Pistavros and Arsenius, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O Michael the hegumen, and Michael the monk, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O chorus of the martyrs, who suffered for the sake of Christ, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords and fathers who love their children, Abba Anthony and Abba Paul, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O three saints Abba Macarii, and all their children the cross-bearers, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords and fathers the hegumens, Abba John and Abba Daniel, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords and fathers who love their children, Abba Bishoy and Abba Paul, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our Saintly Roman fathers, Maximus and Dometius, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O forty nine martyrs, the elders of Shiheet, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O strong saint, Abba Moses, and John Kame, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Pachomious of the Koinonia, and Theodore his disciple, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Shenouti the archimandrite, and Abba Wisa his disciple, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Nopher and Abba Karus, and our father Paphnutius, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Samuel the confessor, and Justus and Apollo and his disciples, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Apollo and Abba Apip, and our father Abba Pigimi, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Evkin and Abba Ehron, Abba Hor and Abba Phis, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Parsoma and Ephrem, and John and Simeon, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Epiphanius and Ammonius, and Arshillidis and Arsenius, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our lords the ascetic fathers, Abba Abraam and George, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Athanasius the apostolic, Severus and Dioscorus, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Basil and Gregory, and our father Abba Cyril, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O three hundred and eighteen gathered, at Nicea for the faith, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O the hundred and fifty at Constantinople, and the two hundred at Ephesus, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Hadid and Abba John, our great father Parsoma and Abba Teji, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, Abba Abraam the hegumen, and our father Abba Mark, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O chorus of the cross-bearers, perfected in the wilderness, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, my lord king Constantine, and his mother queen Helen, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O wise virgin ladies, the brides of Christ, that He may forgive us our sins.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, O saints of this day, each one by his name, that He may forgive us our sins.

Likewise we magnify You, with David the psalmist, You are the priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek.

Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our holy father the patriarch, pope Abba Shenouda the high priest, that He may forgive us our sins.

In the Presence of a Bishop or Metropolitan:
Pray to the Lord on our behalf, our holy and righteous father, Abba (...) the bishop (the metropolitan), that He may forgive us our sins.

The Doxology:
Your greatness O Mary, the undefiled Virgin, is likened to the height of the palm tree, spoken of by Solomon.

You are the spring of living water, that flows from Lebanon, for out of you sprang unto us, the grace of the Divinity.

You gave birth to Emmanuel, out of your virginal womb, and he has made us heirs, to the kingdom of heaven.

According to the promise, He promised to our father, king David the Patriarch, He came and fulfilled to us.

Hail to you O Virgin, the very and true queen, Hail to the pride of our race, you bore for us Emmanuel.

We ask you to remember us, O our trusted advocate, before our Lord Jesus Christ that He may forgive us our sins.