Matins: O Virgin, in the hour of my death, rescue me from the hands of the demons . . .

Icon of the Theotokos“O Virgin, in the hour of my death rescue me from the hands of the demons, and the judgment, and the accusation, and the frightful testing, and the bitter toll-houses, and the fierce prince, and the eternal condemnation, O Mother of God.”

— 8th Ode of the Matins canon on Friday in the 4th tone