The Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Lawrence / Afterfeast of the Transfiguration

11th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 2


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (Thou hast shone forth today); Martyr 3 (Having served the Word blamelessly); G: Feast (When Thou wast transfigured); 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: Feast (Taking Thy disciples up to a lofty mountain).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (Thou wast transfigured) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyr (In his sufferings, O Lord); N: Feast.

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 2.

Matins Gospel 11, John 21:15-25 (67).

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.

Feast (second canon) 4 Glory to Thee, our God, glory to Thee.

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

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.

Katavasia: The choirs of Israel passed dry-shod.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (On the mount Thou wast transfigured) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (Kindling thy heart with divine fire), Ikos; and Sessional hymn of the Martyr (Having amassed heavenly riches); G/N: Feast (On the holy mountain thou didst show).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G/N: Feast (O Word, Thou immutable Light).

Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (Shining forth past understanding from the Matins Aposticha, with the doxasticon (O pure and all-holy mistress) 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: Feast & Martyr, Alternating; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos 6; Feast 4, from Ode 5, first canon.

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

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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 4: How magnified are Thy works, O Lord!

Epistle: I Cor. 9:2-12 (141).

Alleluia, Tone 2 & Tone 8.

Gospel: Matt. 18:23-35 (77).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain Magnify, O my soul, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, first canon (Thy birthgiving was undefiled).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & O Lord, in the light of Thy face.

Resurrectional Dismissal.