Martyr Eusignius of Antioch/ Forefeast of the Transfiguration

9th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 8


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 4; Forefeast: 3 (Come, let us go up with Jesus); Martyr 3 (Dyed in the blood of thy flesh); G: Forefeast (Come, let us ascend); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G/N: Forefeast (O Christ God Who wast transfigured).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/N: Forefeast (Let us go forth).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Blessed are the blameless; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 8.

Matins Gospel 9, John 20:19-31 (65).

Having beheld the resurrection; Psalm 50; G: Through the prayers of the apostles; N: Through the prayers of the Theotokos; Have mercy on me, O God; Jesus having risen. Save, O God, Thy people.

Canon: Resurrection 4 Glory to Thy Holy Resurrection, O Lord.

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Forefeast 4 Glory to Thee, our God, glory to Thee.

Martyr 4 Holy martyr Eusignius, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8.

Katavasia: Inscribing the invincible weapon of the Cross.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Human nature is made divinely luminous) and Ikos of the Forefeast; Sessional hymn of the Martyr (Let us praise the martyr Eusignius); G/N: Forefeast (Prepare thyself now, O Tabor!).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G/N: Forefeast (He Who created the sky).

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Octoechos 4; Forefeast 4 (Celebrating this day from the Matins Aposticha, with the doxasticon (Moses who beheld God) and the Psalm verses); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Forefeast; Kontakion: Forefeast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Forefeast: 4, from Ode 3.

After entrance: in a temple of the Lord, Troparion of the Resurrection, and Forefeast; G: Kontakion of the Resurrection; N: Forefeast.

In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection, Forefeast, and Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Forefeast; N: Temple.

In a temple of a saint, Troparion of the Resurrection; Forefeast; Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Temple; N: Forefeast.

Prokimenon, Tone 8: Make your vows.

Epistle: I Cor. 3:9-17 (128).

Alleluia, Tone 8.

Gospel: Matt. 14:22-34 (59).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens.

Resurrectional Dismissal.