Holy Saturday 2017

Posted April 15, 2017 9:01 pm by Gregory DiPippo

Holy Saturday 2017

Weep not over me, Mother, as Thou beholdest me in the tomb, Thy Son whom Thou didst conceive in the womb without seed; for I shall rise and be glorified, and as God, shall unceasingly exalt in glory them that magnify Thee in faith and love. (The ninth ode of Orthros of Holy Saturday in the Byzantine Rite.)Tropar Having escaped sufferings at Thy strange birth, I was exceedingly blessed, eternal Son; but now, seeing Thee, my God, without breathe and dead, I am terribly pierced with the sword of grief! But rise, that I may be magnified.Tropar The earth covers me

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