• Title of a hymn or office in Greek liturgy, in honor of the Mother of God; when sung, the people are obliged to stand.
  • Day on which this hymn is used, ie., fifth Saturday in Lent.

MLA Citation

  • “Acathistus”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 October 2010. Web. 28 November 2015. <>