St. Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow / Afterfeast of the Theophany

32nd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 3; Feast: 3 (O Lord, even though Thou didst stand before John); Hierarch 4 (Rejoice, O sacred one); G: Hierarch (Rejoice, and be glad); 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 Hierarch.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Hierarch (Like a star of surpassing brilliance); N: Feast (He that doth clothe Himself with light).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (When Thou wast baptized in the Jordan) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hierarch (O successor of the primates of Russia); N: Feast.

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos,

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarch: We magnify thee, O holy hierarch Philip, and we honor thy holy memory; for thou dost pray for us to Christ our God; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone, all the Sessional hymns of the Saint.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 7.

Matins Gospel 10, John 21:1-14 (66).

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.

Feast (second canon) 4 Glory to Thee, our God, glory to Thee.

Hierarch 6 Holy Hierarch Father Philip, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

Katavasia: The Lord mighty in battle.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Thou hast appeared today) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (Let us praise the all-wise Philip), Ikos and Sessional hymn of the Hierarch (As the namesake and emulator of a chosen apostle); G/N: Feast (Thou hast wrapped Thyself in the streams of the Jordan).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hierarch (O holy hierarch Philip); N: Feast (Thou hast come in the form of a servant).

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Octoechos 4; Hierarch 4 (Thou didst finish the race including the doxasticon (Thou art a good shepherd), and the final two psalm verses: My mouth shall speak of wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding. & The mouth of the righteous shall meditate wisdom, and his tongue shall speak of judgment); 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 & Hierarch, alternating; Kontakion: Feast, Resurrection, & Hierarch, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 12: Octoechos: 4; Feast: 4, from Ode 4; Hierarch: 4, from Ode 6.

After the entrance: in a temple of the Lord, Troparion of the Resurrection, Feast, and Hierarch; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Hierarch; N: Feast.

In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection, Feast, Temple, and Hierarch; Kontakion of the Resurrection, Feast; G: Hierarch; N: Temple.

In a temple of a saint, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; Temple; and Hierarch; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Temple; G: Hierarch; N: Feast.

Prokimenon Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & Tone 1: My mouth shall speak wisdom.

Epistle: Eph. 4:7-13 (224 mid); Heb. 13:17-21 (335).

Alleluia, Tone 5 & Tone 1.

Gospel: Matt. 4:12-17 (8); John 10:9-16 (36).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain Magnify, O my soul, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, second canon (Every tongue is at a loss to praise thee as is due).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.

Resurrectional Dismissal.