The Deposition of the Sash of the Theotokos
14th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 5
Note: If the rector so directs, a Polyeleos-rank service may be served for Ss. Peter and Febronia.
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 5, on 10: Octoechos 6; Feast 4 (The shrine which holdeth); G: Feast (The Church of God is clad); 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 (Having cleansed our mind).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 5; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/N: Feast (O Ever-virgin Theotokos).
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 5.
Matins Gospel 3, Mark 16:9-20 (§71).
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 (both canons) 8 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 5
After Ode 3, Kontakion (Today thy temple doth celebrate) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Feast (Thy most precious cincture); G/N: Thy Church doth celebrate.
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; GN: Feast (Honoring thy precious cincture).
Praises, Tone 5, on 8: Resurrection 4; Feast 4 (The Church is arrayed – with the doxasticon (Having cleansed our minds), and the final two psalm verses: Arise, O Lord, into Thy rest, Thou and the ark of Thy holiness. & The rich among the people shall entreat thy countenance); 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 the entrance: Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; G: Kontakion of the Resurrection; N: Feast.
Prokimenon, Tone 5: Thou, O Lord, shalt keep us. & Tone 3: My soul doth magnify the Lord.
Epistle: II Cor. 1:21-2:4 (§170); Heb. 9:1-7 (§320).
Alleluia, Tone 5 & 8.
Gospel: Matt. 22:2-14 (§89); Luke 10:38-42,11:27-28 (§54).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & I will take the cup of salvation.