Great Lent Hymns

Great Lent (Weekends)

Hymn Language Link
Praxis (Acts) Response English Response to the Acts (Great Fast) by Coptic Hymns in English
Paralex – all english English Our Lord (Great Fast) Chorus by Coptic Hymns in English
Gospel response English Gospel Response (Great Fast) by Coptic Hymns in English
Aspasmos watos (1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays, no saturdays) English Aspasmos Watos
Communion: Psalm 150 English Psalm 150 (Great Fast) by Coptic Hymns in English
Communion: “Blessed are Those” Melody English Blessed are Those (Great Fast) by Coptic Hymns in English
A Great Mystery (Onishty) – first 3 verses in english English A Great Mystery (Lent Communion Hymn) by Coptic Hymns in English

Great Lent (Weekdays)

Hymn Language Link
His Foundations (Nefsenti) English His Foundations (Great Fast) by Coptic Hymns in English
Hymn of the Censer (Entho Te Ti Shori) Coptic Entho te ti-shori by Coptic Orthodox Hymns
Praxis Response (Share Efnouti) Coptic Share Efnouti

Palm Sunday

Hymn Language Link
Procession Gospel Responses (Matins) First Verse: English Procession Gospel Responses
Second Verse (Je Efesmaraout): Alternate Coptic/English
Evlogimenos (Blessed is He) English/Coptic Blessed is He (Hosanna Sunday)
Paralex Start “Our Lord” English, alternate Coptic/English every 2 verses, finish with “Proclaiming and Saying” Paralex Hymn (Hosanna Sunday) by Coptic Hymns in English
Praxis Response English Palm Sunday Acts Response
Liturgy Gospel Responses First Verse: English https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/palm-sunday-gospel-response?in=englishhymnscommittee/sets/ehc-standardized-hymns
Second Verse (Je Efesmaraout): Alternate Coptic/English

Holy Week (Monday – Wednesday)

Hymn Language Link
Paschal Praise (Thok Te Ti Gom) Fast: Alternate Coptic/English English Paschal Praise (Fast)
Slow: Coptic, English, Arabic
Exposition Intro/Conclusion Learn in Coptic and English; match Abouna https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/exposition-litanies-holy-week?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-week-hymns
Ke Eperto (Short) Alternate English/Coptic each hour https://soundcloud.com/romany1710/ke-eperto-fast-way?in=romany1710/sets/holy-week-hymns-part-2

Holy Week – Covenant Thursday

Hymn Language Link
Procession of Judas English https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/judas?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-week-hymns
Hymn of the Cross (Fai Etaf Enf) First Verse: Coptic https://soundcloud.com/polamasoud/fai-etaf-enf
Second Verse (“His good Father…”): English https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/this-is-he?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-week-hymns#t=5:01

Good Friday

Hymn Language Link
Tai Shori Coptic https://soundcloud.com/lafamille/taichouri-hazayni?in=user-958531547/sets/holy-week-hymns
Hymn of the Cross (Fai Etaf Enf) First Verse: Coptic https://soundcloud.com/polamasoud/fai-etaf-enf
Second Verse (“His good Father”): English https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/this-is-he?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-week-hymns#t=5:01
6th Hour Litanies Learn in Coptic and English; match Abouna https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/6th-hour-litany-refrain?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-week-hymns
O Only-Begotten (Omonogenees) Coptic https://soundcloud.com/david-adel-hana/omonogenees
Repeat in English with fast tune
Trisagion (Agios) First Verse: Coptic (Slow to Fast) https://soundcloud.com/remoun/track-7
2nd Verse: English (Fast) https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/hymn-of-the-trisagion-pascha?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-weeks-hymns-for-stsa#t=4:11
3rd Verse: Coptic (Slow) https://soundcloud.com/remoun/track-7#t=4:56
Finish English (Slow) https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/hymn-of-the-trisagion-pascha?in=mmguirguis/sets/holy-weeks-hymns-for-stsa#t=5:34
Ti Shori Coptic https://soundcloud.com/coptic-hymns-library/42-ti-shory
9th Hour Litanies Learn in Coptic and English; match Abouna https://soundcloud.com/mmguirguis/9th-hour-litany-refrain-holy-week-chorus
Intro to Pauline (Ethve Ti-Anastasees) Coptic https://soundcloud.com/coptic-hymns-competition/ethve-ti-anastasis-good-friday
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