Order of Reading the Kathismata of the Psalter

 

From St. Thomas Sunday until the Apodosis of the Exaltation

From December 20th through the Apodosis of Theophany

From the Sunday of the Prodigal Son until the beginning of Great Lent

Day

Matins

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH

6TH

Tuesday

7TH, 8TH

9TH

Wednesday

10TH, 11TH

12TH

Thursday

13TH, 14TH

15TH

Friday

19TH, 20TH

18TH

Saturday

16TH, 17TH

1ST

 

From the Apodosis of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 22) until December 20th

From January 15th until the Saturday before the Sunday of the Prodigal Son

(However, on the day of a feast, the previous order is used)

Day

Matins

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH 6TH

18TH

Tuesday

7TH, 8TH 9TH

18TH

Wednesday

10TH, 11TH 12TH

18TH

Thursday

13TH, 14TH15TH

18TH

Friday

19TH, 20TH

18TH

Saturday

16TH, 17TH

1ST

 

 

 

During the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 6th weeks of Great Lent:

Day

Matins

1st Hour

3rd Hour

6th Hour

9th Hour

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD

None

None

None

None

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH, 6TH 

 

7TH

8TH

9TH

18TH

Tuesday

10TH, 11TH, 12TH

13TH

14TH

15TH

16TH

18TH

Wednesday

19TH, 20TH, 1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

5TH

18TH

Thursday

6TH, 7TH, 8TH

9TH

10TH

11TH

12TH

18TH

Friday

13TH, 14TH, 15TH

None

19TH

20TH

None

18TH

Saturday

16TH, 17TH

None

None

None

None

1ST

 

During 5th week of Great Lent:

Day

Matins

1st Hour

3rd Hour

6th Hour

9th Hour

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD

None

None

None

None

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH, 6TH 

 

7TH

8TH

9TH

10TH

Tuesday

11TH, 12TH, 13TH

14TH

15TH

16TH

18TH

19TH

Wednesday

20TH, 1ST, 2ND

3RD

4TH

5TH

6TH

7TH

Thursday

8TH

None

9TH

10TH

11TH

12TH

Friday

13TH, 14TH, 15TH

None

19TH

20TH

None

18TH

Saturday

16TH, 17TH

None

None

None

None

1ST

 

When the Feast of Annunciation falls on the Thursday of the Great Canon the Kathismata for the 5th week are as follows:

Day

Matins

1st Hour

3rd Hour

6th Hour

9th Hour

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD, 17TH

None

None

None

None

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH, 6TH 

7th

8th

9th

10th

11th

Tuesday

12TH

None

13TH

14TH

15TH

16TH

Wednesday

19TH, 20TH, 1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

5TH

None

Thursday

6TH, 7TH, 8TH

9TH

10TH

11TH

12TH

None

Friday

13TH, 14TH, 15TH

None

19TH

20TH

None

18TH

Saturday

16TH, 17TH

None

None

None

None

1ST

 

During Holy Week:

Day

Matins

1st Hour

3rd Hour

6th Hour

9th Hour

Vespers

Sunday

2ND, 3RD

None

None

None

None

None

Monday

4TH, 5TH, 6TH

None

7TH

8TH

None

18TH

Tuesday

9TH, 10TH, 11TH

None

12TH

13TH

None

18TH

Wednesday

14TH, 15TH, 16TH

None

19TH

20TH

None

None

Thursday

None

None

None

None

None

None

Friday

None

None

None

None

None

None

Saturday

17TH

None

None

None

None

None