Important Announcement - Please Read
The Akathist Hymn is an authentic and accurate English translation from the Greek by +Fr. George Papadeas, widely acclaimed for its accuracy in translation. Text in Greek with opposing page in English, printed in Black. Directives appear in Red. This Service is prayed during the first five Fridays in Lent.
The many poetic phrases praising the Theotokos become a vivid Icon of Her mission, to give Birth to our Saviour, and yet remain a Virgin, thus becoming a link of earth to Heaven.
Also contained in the Book; a brief outline and structure of the Service, a Glossary, and a comprehensive History of the Service.