06-24-Nativity_john_baptistGREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man…” is sung.   At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! When John was born, the silence of Zechariah was broken. For when the Voice appeared, it was not proper that his father remain silent….

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