The Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council
20th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 3
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Resurrection 4; Fathers 6 (The Patriarch Germanus the New); G: Fathers (Let us praise today the mystic clarions of the Spirit); 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 Fathers.
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Fathers (This day let us, the assemblies of the Orthodox); N: Theotokion (Mercifully regard the supplications of thy servants).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Fathers (Most glorified art Thou, O Christ our God) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Fathers; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 3.
Matins Gospel 9, John 20:19-31 (§65).
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.
Cross and Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection
Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.
Fathers 6 Holy God-bearing Fathers, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.
After Ode 3, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection; Sessional Hymns of the Fathers (O ye truly most blessed and divinely eloquent fathers); G/N: Theotokion (Go thou quickly before us, O pure Virgin Mother).
After Ode 6, Kontakion (The Son Who shined forth from the Father) and Ikos of the Fathers.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Fathers (O ye fathers of heavenly mind); N: Theotokion in the Menaion (Through the entreaties of Thy Mother).
Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Resurrection 4; Fathers 4 (Having combined their spiritual art – with the psalm verses in the Menaion); G: Fathers; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal. After the dismissal: G/N: Gospel Sticheron; First Hour.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Fathers; Kontakion: Resurrection & Fathers, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10, Octoechos: 6; Fathers: 4, Ode 3.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.
Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & the song of the fathers, Tone 4: Blessed art Thou, O Lord, the God of our fathers.
Epistle: Gal. 1:11-19 (§200); Heb 13:7-16 (§334).
Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 1.
Gospel: Luke 7:11-16 (§30); John 17:1-13 (§56).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.