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#1 Peter Simko

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 02:21 PM

Blessed end of Lent and beginning of Palm Weekend!

I have a question based on a recording of Paschal Matins from Eikona.  They use the refrain "Glory to Your Holy Resurrection, O Lord!" as opposed to "Christ is risen from the dead!" during the canon.

Does anybody have any sources for where this is coming from as a refrain for the Paschal Matins canon?  I haven't seen or heard this anywhere else.  Thank you!


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#2 Rdr Daniel (R.)

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 07:51 PM

The text given here http://www.anastasis.org.uk/pascha.htm also uses that refrain, Fr Ephrem (the translator) is generally very accurate, were I to hazard a guess I would suggest that it is the original refrain with Christ is risen having replaced it is some places and become the popular version.

 

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#3 Jean-Serge

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 05:31 PM

In the Russian and Georgian practices, the refrain is "Christ is risen from the deads". According to Violakis, as practiced by Greeks and Arabs, it is "Glory to Your Holy Resurrection, O Lord!". It would be interesting to know the practice in the Jerusalem Patriarchat that uses the typikon of Saint Sabbas like the Church of Russia.







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