Martyr Andrew Stratelates and those with him / Afterfeast of the Dormition

11th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 2


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (The holy, all pure); Martyr 3 (Revealed as a model of manliness); G: Feast (When thou didst depart); 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 (Come, ye assembly).

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


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyr (Leaving the glory of earthly rank behind); 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 (2nd Canon) 4 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

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

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.

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 (Standing before the Lord in prayer), and Sessional hymn of the Martyr (Strengthening thy soul with manliness); G/N: Feast (The choir of the divine apostles).

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 ye apostles from afar).

Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (The council of the divine disciples from the Matins Aposticha, with the doxasticon (O ye people, hymn ye) 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.

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

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: In the saints that are in His earth.

Epistle: I Cor. 9:2-12 (141); Eph. 6:10-17 (233).

Alleluia, Tone 2 & Tone 4.

Gospel: Matt. 18:23-35 (77); Luke 21:12-19 (106).

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 first canon of the ninth Ode (In thee, O Virgin without spot).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

Resurrectional Dismissal.