Saturday before Theophany / Holy Prophet Malachi & Martyr Gordius

 

The Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Beatitudes on 8: Forefeast: 4, from Ode 3; and 4, from Ode 6.

After the entrance: In a Temple of the Lord: Troparion of the Forefeast (Make ready, O Zebulun); Martyr (In his suffering); Kontakion of the Prophet (Enriched by the gift of prophecy); G: Kontakion of the Martyr (The drops of thy sweat); N: Kontakion of the Forefeast (In the streams of the Jordan).

In a Temple of the Theotokos: Troparion of the Forefeast (Make ready, O Zebulun); Temple; Martyr (In his suffering); Kontakion of the Forefeast (In the streams of the Jordan); Prophet (Enriched by the gift of prophecy); G: Kontakion of the Martyr (The drops of thy sweat); N: Kontakion of the Temple.

In a Temple of a Saint: Troparion of the Forefeast (Make ready, O Zebulun); Temple; Martyr (In his suffering); Kontakion of the Temple; Prophet (Enriched by the gift of prophecy); G: Kontakion of the Martyr (The drops of thy sweat); N: Kontakion of the Forefeast (In the streams of the Jordan).

Prokimenon of Saturday, Tone 8: Be glad in the Lord, and Rejoice ye righteous. & Tone 7: The righteous man shall be glad in the Lord. Epistle: I Tim. 3:14-4:5 (284); II Tim. 2:1-10 (292). Alleluia, Tone 4 (Saturday & Martyr). Gospel: Matt. 3:1-11 (5); Matt. 10:16-22 (36).

Communion Hymn: Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous. & In everlasting remembrance. Daily Dismissal.

 

See the ODS 2G1 for more detail.