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    Hymns from Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday

    Listen to select hymns from Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday Read More

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    Hymns from Great Lent

    Listen to select hymns from the Sundays of Great Lent Read More

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    Hymns of Triodion

    Listen to select hymns from the Sundays of Triodion Read More

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    Hymns from the Bridegroom Matins Services of Great and Holy Week

    Listen to select hymns from the Bridegroom Matins Services of Great and Holy Week Read More

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    Hymns of Great and Holy Friday

    Listen to hymns of Great and Holy Friday Read More

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    Hymns of Great and Holy Pascha

    Listen to select hymns of Great and Holy Pascha Read More

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    Byzantine Music and the Orthodox Family

    Byzantine music recordings from Great Lent, Great and Holy Pascha, and Pentecost along with PDF versions of the music. Read More

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    Learn to Chant - The Akathist

    Learn to Chant the Service of the Salutations to the Theotokos and the Canon of the Akathist. On the first four Fridays of Lent, we chant the Service of the Salutations to the Theotokos at Small Compline. On the fifth Friday of Lent, we chant the Canon of the Akathist in its entirety. Audio and translation courtesy of Fr. Seraphim Dedes. Read More

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    Holy Week

    Holy Week, in its yearly and faithful enactment, teaches us that Christ' love for us could not be crushed. The message which He shared could not be stilled. Read More

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    Let Us Take a Journey Through Lent

    When we think of the Lenten period and preparation for Easter we think of abstaining from food. And surely fasting is an important portion of the lenten discipline. Read More

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    Listen to the Hymns of Pentecost

    Listen to the Apolytikion and Kontakion of Pentecost Read More

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    On Worshiping During Lent

    Worshiping as a family is something we all need to work on. Sometimes we rush into these Lenten services thinking it is something we have to do and we don’t prepare enough to go to these services. Read More

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    Between the Flood and the Rainbow: A Study of The Great Canon of Saint Andrew

    The Internet School of Orthodox Studies Fall 2005 series of ten 90-minute educational classes are intended to provide Christians the opportunity to examine the scriptural and ethical directives of the Great Canon (chanted during the fifth week of Great Lent). Each week a different canticle of the Great Canon will be studied. This series is presented by Rev. Dr. Frank Marangos. Read More

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    Hymnology of Great Lent

    The Internet School of Orthodox Studies Spring 1999 series of 90-minute educational classes are intended to assist Orthodox Christians to more fully prepare themselves for the celebration of Lent and Easter. Participants will examine the Scriptural, Liturgical, and theological aspects of the Hymnology of Great Lent in a casual yet systematic fashion. The Lenten hymnology that will be studied is available online for listening in both English and Greek within the Multimedia Section of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese website. This series is presented by Rev. Fr. Frank Marangos. Read More

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    Christ is Risen

    The ceremonies of Holy Week are the commemoration of the greatest events of human history; they direct our attention to Christ's Cross and death, and finally to his empty tomb and resurrection. The joyful and hope-filled end of Holy Week is remembered in one of the gospel readings taken from the 28th chapter of Matthew. Read More