Martyr Myron of Cyzicus / Afterfeast of the Dormition

12th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 3


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (Having conceived Life); Martyr 3 (When the immolation wrought by the godless); G: Feast (As she was more exalted); 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 (The all-immaculate Bride and Mother).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (In giving birth) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/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 3.

Matins Gospel 1, Matt. 28:16-20 (116).

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 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

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

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.

Katavasia: Thy sacred and renowned memorial, O Virgin.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (The grave and death could not hold the Theotokos) and Ikos of the Feast;

Kontakion (Having loved Christ from childhood), and Sessional hymn of the Martyr (Thou wast shown to be a sweet fragrance); G/N: Feast (The most honorable choir).

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 (Though thou hast passed over from earth to heaven).

Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (Following the words of the divine Gabriel from the Matins Aposticha, with the Doxasticon (Come, all ye ends of the earth) and the psalm verses); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.


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


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 3, first canon.

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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & Tone 3: My soul doth magnify the Lord.

Epistle: I Cor. 15:1-11 (158).

Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 2.

Gospel: Matt. 19:16-26 (79).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain The angels, having beheld the Dormition of the Most pure One, were struck with wonder, at how the Virgin went up from earth to heaven, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, first canon (In thee, O Virgin without spot).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & I will take the cup of salvation.

Resurrectional Dismissal.