St. Alexander Nevsky
12th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 3
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man
have Cried, Tone 3, on 10:
Octoechos 4; Saint 6 (Thy life was in
accordance with thy name); G: Saint (Be
glad, O land of
Entry: Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.
3 Readings for the Saint.
Litia: Sticheron of the
Aposticha: Octoechos; G:
Saint (Come all ye ranks of
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saint (Recognize thy brethren) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saint; N: Resurrectional Theotokion Tone 4 (The mystery hidden from before the ages).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We magnify thee, O right-believing Prince Alexander, and we honor thy holy memory; for thou dost entreat Christ our God in our behalf, The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone; All the Sessional hymns of the Saint.
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.
Saint 8 Holy right-believing Prince Alexander, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (As thy kinsmen) and Ikos of the Saint; and Sessional hymn of the Saint (Thou wast shown to be a star of surpassing brilliance); G/N: Theotokion (Behold! generations of generations).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saint (Thine all great fame); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Octoechos 4; Saint (O all-glorious wonder) 4 (including the doxasticon (Thou didst fight the good fight), and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. & Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord; in His commandments shall he greatly delight); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Saint; Kontakion: Saint & Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Saint: 4, Ode 3.
After entrance, Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.
Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
Epistle: I Cor. 15:1-11 (§158); Gal. 5:22-6:2 (§213).
Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 6.
Gospel: Matt. 19:16-26 (§79); Matt. 11:27-30 (§43).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.