Category Archives: Akathist

Boldly Spake The Virgin Pure

Boldly spake the Virgin pure, Knowing her own chastity, Unto Holy Gabriel: “Dark thy saying is to me. How, O Angel, can this be, This begetting without seed?” Longing deeply now to know That which man’s mind cannot grasp, Blessèd … Continue reading

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Hail To Thee O Bride Unwedded

Hail to thee, O Bride Unwedded! Hail, Thou Mother of our God! Gabriel came unto thy dwelling hast’ning with the word of God: “Lo the Lord doth condescend! Heav’n to earth He now doth bend! Whole, unchanged He dwells within … Continue reading

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