Order of Liturgy


Order of Liturgy

Service should be prayed with a joyful tune

1- The 3 hour of the Agpeya is prayed.

2- The Gospel of the 3rd Hour is read but the verses that follow it are excluded until the reading of the Praxis.

3- The Prayers "Holy God, Holy Mighty...", "Hail to You...," "We Exalt you..." and the Creed are prayed aloud.

4- The offering of the lamb is done without saying Kerie Leison, instead the deacons should chant Al el-oban.

5- Alleeloia fai be pi is said.

6- Than Tai shori, Sotis ameen and the hymn of the Intercessions are chanted observing the same Rites as in Easter.

7- The response to the Praxis the chanted (Shere tef-analim-epsin).

8- At this point, the verses that were excluded from the 3hour Agpeya after the Gospel are now chanted in Coptic and/or English/Arabic.

9- The Hymn Pi-epnevma is said with its known tune.

10- The Trisagion is chanted three times with the verse for the Ascension.

11- The response to the Psalm is said.

12- The response to the Gospel is said.

13- The Aspasmos Adam is said.

14- The Aspasmos Watos is said.

15- The Resurrection Fraction is prayed with the addition of the sentence for the Ascension and Pentecost.

16- Psalm 150 is chanted during communion with the addition of its respective refrain verse.

17- The hymn A-somen is said.

18- The ending of the service hymn in then chanted.