Prophet Malachi, Forefeast of Theophany
30th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 5
Note: The service to the Martyr Gordius is transferred to Small Compline.
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 5, on 10: Octoechos 4; Forefeast: 3 (Behold the enlightenment of the faithful – from the vespers aposticha); Prophet 3 (Beholding the sayings); G: Forefeast (O all-glorious wonder); 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:
Forefeast (Christ our God cometh to the
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Forefeast (Make ready, O Zebulun) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 5; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/N: Forefeast (Make ready, O Zebulun).
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 8, John 20:11-18 (§64).
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.
Forefeast 4 Glory to Thee, our God, glory to Thee.
Prophet 4 Holy prophet of God Malachi, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 5.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (In the streams of the Jordan) and Ikos of the Forefeast; Kontakion (Enriched by the gift of prophecy) of the Prophet; and Sessional hymn of the Prophet (Enriched by the grace of prophecy); G/N: Forefeast (The choir of the prophets rejoiceth).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
G/N: Forefeast (Leaving
Praises, Tone 5, on 8: Octoechos 4; Forefeast 4 (The Master, Who hath heaven for His Throne – with the Doxasticon (A star hath shone forth from Jacob) and its psalm verses); 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: Forefeast; Kontakion: Forefeast & Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Forefeast: 4, from Ode 3.
After entrance, in a temple of the Lord: Troparion of the Resurrection, Forefeast; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Prophet; N: Forefeast.
In a temple of the Theotokos: Troparion of the Resurrection, Forefeast, Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Forefeast; G: Prophet; N: Temple.
In a temple of the Saint: Troparion of the Resurrection, Forefeast; Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Saint; G: Prophet; N: Forefeast.
Prokimenon Tone 6, Save, O Lord, Thy people.
Epistle: II Tim. 4:5-8 (§298).
Alleluia, Tone 8.
Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 (§1).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens.
Resurrectional Dismissal: May Christ our True God, Who arose from the dead.