Welcome to Toutbabahator.com

Toutbabahator.com is a Liturgical Framework that Eastern Orthodox Church Organizations can use to embed religious content onto their website. This framework utilizes Amazon Web Services EC2 Virtual Server

The json files were generated using a bash script to scrape content from already existing live web content

To make use of the resources on this server you have a number of options described below:

  1. Make use of the URLs http://toutbabahator.com/synaxar.htm or http://toutbabahator.com/readings.htm for embedding the day's Synaxarium and/or Readings onto your website

  2. Make use of the URL http://toutbabahator.com/display.php for embedding onto your website or for casual browsing from your computer or mobile device. Apps are on their way to accomodate this aspect as well.

  3. Make use of the URLs http://toutbabahator.com/toutbabahator.php?choice=synaxar and/or http://toutbabahator.com/toutbabahator.php?choice=readings to get a direct JSON feed for each day's Synaxarium or Readings

Synaxarium JSON Structure

The Synaxarium JSON feeds are organized as an array (one per JSON file) with each element containing the following items

  1. one synaxartitle

  2. and one synaxareading.

Note: The first element is the Coptic Month and Day. Here is an example below:

Readings JSON Structure

The Readings JSON feeds are organized as an array (one per JSON file) with each element containing the following items:

  1. The Reading "Type" (Vespers, Matins or Liturgy)

  2. The "PaulineEpistle" - Will be Null for Types other than Liturgy

  3. The "CatholicEpistle" - Will be Null for Types other than Liturgy

  4. The "Acts" of the Apostles - Will be Null for Types other than Liturgy

  5. The "Psalm" Reading(s) - Will be Null for Types other than Liturgy

  6. The "Prophecy" Reading(s) - Appears under Matins during the Lenton Season

  7. The "Gospel" Reading - Appears under all three Types