Martyrs Hermylus and Statonicus / Afterfeast of Theophany

32nd Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (The Effulgence of the Father’s glory – from the Vespers Aposticha); Martyrs 3 (The glorious Hermylus); G: Feast (The hand of the Baptist trembled); 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: Feast (The armies of the angels were filled with awe).

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: Martyrs (In their sufferings, O Lord); N: Feast.

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 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.

               Theotokos                           2             O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

               Feast (2nd canon)                4             Glory to Thee, our God, glory to Thee.

               Martyrs                               4             Holy Martyrs Hermylus and Statonicus, 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; Sessional hymn of the Martyrs (Together ye received a blessed end); G/N: Feast (Thou didst hallow 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/N: Feast (The day of never-waning light hath dawned).

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (Come, let us hasten to the streams of the Jordan – from the Matins Aposticha, with the doxasticon (Today creation is enlightened) and the Psalm verses); 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 & Martyrs, alternating; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: The Typical Antiphons. Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 8.

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

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

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

Prokimenon, (Sunday after Theophany) Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & (Feast) Tone 4: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.

Epistle: Eph. 4:7-13 (§224 mid.); I Tim. 1:15-17 (§280 mid.).

Alleluia, Tone 5 & Tone 4.

Gospel: Matt. 4:12-17 (§8); Matt. 15:21-28 (§62).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain Magnify, O my soul, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, first canon (Thy birthgiving was undefiled).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & The grace of God that bringeth salvation unto all men hath appeared. Resurrectional Dismissal.