GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O most pure Mother of God, you are a mighty defender for those in sorrow. You are a ready help to those in trouble….
The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much. For, what he gives away remains his forever.
St. John Chrysostom