O Lord Thou shalt open my lips and my mouth shall declare Thy praise.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Praises of the Theotokos

Today is Akathist Saturday. At Matins today the Byzantine Churches chant the Akathist Hymn in praise of the Theotokos. Pray to the Theotokos for Pope Francis.

Here is the Canon that accompanies the Akathist Hymn at Matins: