The Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God / Martyrs Adrian and Natalia

12th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 3


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 3; Icon 4 (Thou art like a luminous palace); Martyrs 3 (Beholding the all-honored suffering); G: Icon (Come, ye assemblies of Russia!); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King. 3 Readings for the Icon.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Icon (As thine icon, O Theotokos); G/N: Icon (To thee do all the generations of men).

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Martyrs (The zeal of a pious man); N: Icon (Let the assemblies of Russia rejoice).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Icon (Today the most glorious city of Moscow) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyrs (In their sufferings, O Lord); N: Icon (Today the most glorious city of Moscow).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Icon: It is meet to magnify thee, O Theotokos, more honorable than the cherubim and beyond compare more glorious than the seraphim; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Tone 3; all the Sessional hymns of the Icon.

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.

Icon 6 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Martyrs 4 O holy martyrs Adrian and Natalia, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.

Katavasia: Inscribing the invincible weapon of the Cross.

After Ode 3, Kontakion (As ones delivered from evils), and Ikos of the Icon; Kontakion (The divine commemoration), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Martyrs (Thou didst extinguish); G/N: Icon (O ye God-loving people).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Martyrs (Let the most wise Adrian); N: Icon (Let the Mother of God be honored today).

Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Resurrection 4; Icon 4 (O Mistress, Christ, Thy Son with the Doxasticon (O Good One, Who ridest upon the cherubim) and the final two psalm verses: Hearken, O daughter, and see, and incline thine ear. & The Lord hath sworn in truth unto Davis, and He will not annul it); 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: Icon & Martyrs, alternating; Kontakion: Icon & Resurrection, alternating.


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

After the entrance: Troparion of the Resurrection; Icon; and Martyr; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Martyrs; N: Icon.

In a temple of a Saint: Troparion of the Resurrection; Icon; Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Temple; N: Icon.

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); Philippians 2:5-11 (240).

Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 2.

Gospel: Matt 19:16-26 (79); Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28 (54).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.