The Conception of the All-Holy Theotokos by St. Anna

27th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 2


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 6; St. Anna 4 (The barren woman); G: St. Anna (The all-glorious great mystery); 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: St. Anna (Today the mystic flower beginneth).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; St. Anna (Today, the bonds of barrenness are loosed).


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/N: St. Anna.

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe; Hymns of Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 2.

Matins Gospel 5, Luke 24:12-35 (113).

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.

St. Anna (both canons) 8 Holy righteous Anna, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.

Katavasia: Christ is born.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Today the whole world doth celebrate), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of St. Anna (The sacred Joachim and Anna); G/N: Theotokion (The divinely adorned Mary).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G/N: St. Anna (Her who gave birth unto the light).

Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Resurrection 4; St. Anna 4 (Human nature, which before was sterile with the doxasticon (Come, ye every rank), and the final two psalm verses: The Lord hath sworn in truth unto David, and He will not annul it. & Of the fruit of thy loins will I set upon thy throne); 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: St. Anna; Kontakion: St. Anna and Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; St. Anna 4, from Ode 3, First Canon.

After the entrance: Troparion of the Resurrection; St. Anna; G: Kontakion of the Resurrection; N: Kontakion of St. Anna.

Prokimenon, Tone 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.

Epistle: Eph. 6:10-17 (233); Gal. 4:22-31 (210 mid).

Alleluia, Tone 2 & Tone 1.

Gospel: Luke 17:12-19 (85); Luke 8:16-21 (36).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.