Order of Matins


  • Our Father...

  • The Thanksgiving Prayer.

  • Verses of the Cymbals.

  • Psalm 51. Have mercy upon me.

  • Litany of the Sick.

  • Litany of the Oblations.

  • Let us praise with the angels saying...

  • Holy God, Holy Mighty ... who was born..., Holy God .. who was crucified ..., Holy God .. who was crucified..., "Our Father..."

  • The Doxologies.

  • Introduction to the Creed.

  • The Creed is recited.

  • Efnouti nai nan... (O God have mercy on us).

  • Lord have mercy (3 times) in the long tune.

  • Fai etaf enf - (This is He who presented...).

  • The Acts (Deacon chants in Coptic in paschal tune, and than read in Arabic or/and English).

  • Iodah - (The Judas hymn, chanted while proceeding in the church in the opposite direction, from the South).

  • Agios... (In the paschal tune).

  • The priest prays the litany of the Gospel.

  • The Psalm and Gospel are read.

  • The Commentary is than read.

  • Then the rest of the morning Pascha hours are prayed.


  • Our Father...

  • The Thanksgiving Prayer.

  • Verses of the Cymbals.

  • Psalm 51. Have mercy upon me.

  • Litany of the Sick.

  • Litany of the Oblations.

  • Let us praise with the angels saying...

  • Holy God, Holy Mighty ... who was born..., Holy God .. who was crucified ..., Holy God .. who was crucified..., "Our Father..."

  • The Doxologies.

  • Introduction to the Creed.

  • The Creed is recited.

  • Efnouti nai nan... (O God have mercy on us).

  • Lord have mercy (3 times) in the long tune.

  • Fai etaf enf - (This is He who presented...).

  • The Acts (Deacon chants in Coptic in paschal tune, and than read in Arabic or/and English).

  • Iodah - (The Judas hymn, chanted while proceeding in the church in the opposite direction, from the South).

  • Agios... (In the paschal tune).

  • The priest prays the litany of the Gospel.

  • The Psalm and Gospel are read.

  • The Commentary is than read.

  • Then the rest of the morning Pascha hours are prayed.

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Added: Mar 6, 2007 08:12:46 PM by minatasgeel