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THE TRISAGION

Priest: Blessed is our God, always, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

People: Amen.

People: Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us (3).

People: Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People: All holy Trinity, have mercy on us. Lord, forgive our sins. Master, pardon our transgressions. Holy One, visit and heal our infirmities for the glory of Your name.

People: Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

People: Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People: Our Father, who art in heaven,

hallowed be Thy name.

Thy kingdom come.

Thy will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day

our daily bread;

and forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

Priest: For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory, of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

People:Amen.

People:Among the spirits of the righteous perfected in faith, give rest, O Savior, to the soul of Your servant. Bestow upon it the blessed life which is from You, O loving Lord.

People:Within Your peace, O Lord, where all Your Saints repose, give rest also to the soul of Your servant, for You alone are Immortal.

People:Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

People:O Savior, You are our God who descended into Hades and delivered from suffering those who were bound there. Grant rest also to the soul of Your servant.

People:Now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People:Most pure and spotless Virgin, who ineffably gave birth to God, intercede with Him for the salvation of the soul of your servant.

Priest: Have mercy upon us, O God, according to Your great mercy; we pray to You, hear us and have mercy.

People: Lord, have mercy (3).

Priest: Again we pray for the repose of the soul of the departed servant of God (Name), and for the forgiveness of all his (her) sins, both voluntary and involuntary.

People: Lord, have mercy (3).

Priest: May the Lord God grant that his (her) soul rest where the righteous repose. Let us ask for the mercies of God, the kingdom of heaven, and the forgiveness of his (her) sins from Christ our immortal king and God.

People: Grant this, O Lord.

Priest: Let us pray to the Lord.

People: Lord, have mercy.

Priest: O God of spirits and of all flesh, You have trampled upon death and have abolished the power of the devil, giving life to Your world. Give rest to the soul of Your departed servant (Name) in a place of light, in a place of repose, in a place of refreshment, where there is no pain, sorrow, and suffering. As a good and loving God, forgive every sin he (she) has committed in thought, word or deed, for there is no one who lives and does not sin. You alone are without sin. Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and Your word is truth.

Priest:For You are the resurrection, the life, and the repose of Your departed servant (Name), Christ our God, and to You we give glory, with Your eternal Father and Your allholy, good and life‑giving Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People:Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

 

The Dismissal

Priest:Glory to You, O God, our hope, glory to You.

Priest:May Christ our true God, who rose from the dead and as immortal King has authority over the living and the dead, have mercy on us and save us, through the intercessions of his spotless holy Mother; of the holy, glorious, and praiseworthy Apostles; of our venerable and God‑bearing Fathers; of the holy and glorious forefathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; of his holy and righteous friend Lazaros, who lay in the grave four days; and of all the Saints, establish the soul of His servant (Name) departed from us, in the dwelling place of the Saints; grant rest to him (her) in the bosom of Abraham and number him (her) among the righteous.

Priest:May your memory be eternal, dear brother, worthy of blessedness and everlasting memory.

Priest:Through the prayers of our holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ, our God, have mercy on us and save us.

People:Amen.

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE

People:Blessed are You, O Lord, teach me Your statutes.

People:The choir of Saints has found the fountain of life and the door of Paradise. May I also find the way through repentance. I am the sheep that is lost: O Savior, call me back and save me.

People:Blessed are You, O Lord, teach me Your statutes.

People:Of old You created me from nothing and honored me with Your divine image. But when I disobeyed Your commandment, O Lord, You cast me down to the earth from where I was taken. Lead me back again to Your likeness, and renew my original beauty.

People:Blessed are you, O Lord, teach me Your statutes.

People:I am an image of Your ineffable glory, though I bear the scars of my transgressions. On Your creation, Master, take pity and cleanse me by Your compassion. Grant me the homeland for which I long and once again make me a citizen of Paradise.

People:Blessed are You, O Lord, teach me Your statutes.

People:Give rest, O God, to Your servant, and place him (her) in Paradise where the choirs of the Saints and the righteous will shine as the stars of heaven. To Your departed servant give rest, O Lord, and forgive all his (her) offenses.

People:Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

People:The threefold radiance of the one God let us praise, and let us shout in song: Holy are You, eternal Father, coeternal Son, and divine Spirit! Illumine us who worship You in faith and deliver us from the eternal fire.

People:Now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People:Rejoice, gracious Lady, who for the salvation of all gave birth to God in the flesh, and through whom the human race has found salvation. Through you, pure and blessed Theotokos, may we find Paradise.

People:Alleluia. Alleluia. Alleluia. Glory to You, O God (3).


Tone Eight

People:With the Saints give rest, O Christ, to the soul of Your servant where there is no pain, nor sorrow, nor suffering, but life everlasting.

Tone Four

People:Among the spirits of the righteous perfected in faith, give rest, O Savior, to the soul of Your servant. Bestow upon it the blessed life which is from You, O loving One.

People:Within Your peace, O Lord, where all Your saints repose, give rest also to the soul of Your servant, for You alone are immortal.

People:Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.

People:You are our God who descended into Hades and loosened the pains of those who were chained. Grant rest also, O Savior, to the soul of Your servant.

People:Now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

People:Most pure and spotless Virgin, who ineffably gave birth to God, intercede with Him for the salvation of the soul of your servant.

Priest: Have mercy upon us, O God, according to Your great love; we pray to You, hear us and have mercy.

People:Lord, have mercy (3).

Priest: Again we pray for the repose of the soul of the departed servant of God (Name) who has fallen asleep, and for the forgiveness of all his (her) sins, both voluntary and involuntary.

People:Lord, have mercy (3).

Priest:May the Lord God place his (her) soulwhere the righteous repose. Let us ask for the mercies of God, the kingdom of Heaven, and the forgiveness of his (her) sins from Christ our immortal king and God.

People:Grant this, O Lord.

Priest:Let us pray to the Lord.

People:Lord, have mercy.

Priest:O God of spirits and of all flesh, You have trampled down death and have abolished the power of the devil, giving life to Your world. Give rest to the soul of Your departed servant (Name) in a place of light, in a place of repose, in a place of refreshment, where there is no pain, sorrow, and suffering. As a good and loving God, forgive every sin he (she) has committed in thought, word or deed, for there is no one who lives and is sinless. You alone are without sin. Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and Your word is truth.

Priest:For You are the resurrection, the life and the repose of Your departed servant (Name), Christ our God, and to You we give glory, with Your eternal Father and Your allholy, good and life‑giving Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

People:Amen.

People:Glory to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and for ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

 

The Dismissal

Priest:Glory to You, O God, our hope, glory to You.

Priest:May Christ our true God, who rose from the dead and as immortal King has authority over the living and the dead, have mercy on us and save us, through the intercessions of his spotless and holy Mother; of the holy, glorious, and praiseworthy Apostles; of our venerable and God‑bearing Fathers; of the holy and glorious forefathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; of his holy and righteous friend Lazaros, who lay in the grave four days; and of all the saints; establish the soul of His servant (Name), departed from us, in the dwelling place of the saints; give rest to him in the, bosom of Abraham and number him (her) among the righteous.

People: Amen.

Priest: May your memory be eternal, dear brother, for you are worthy of blessedness and everlasting memory.

Priest: Through the prayers of our holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ, our God, have mercy on us and save us.

People:Amen.