STIKHERON

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STIKHERON - another general title referring to a composed hymn written in verses. Such hymns occur throughout Orthodox worship, e.g.: they are inserted at the places appointed by the Typikon during the chanting of "Lord, I call" (Psalms 141, 142, 130 and 117) at Vespers. They are usually associated with Psalmody. (not to be confused with the deaconvestment Sticharion)


Orthodox Church of the Mother of God. Mays Landing, NJ 08330

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