St. Anthony the Great

32nd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saint 6 (O thou who wast illumined); G: Saint (Having preserved that which is in the image of God); 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 Saint.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saint (We honor thee as the instructor of a multitude of monks); N: Theotokion in tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saint (Emulating the ways of the zealous Elijah) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saint; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We bless thee, O venerable father Anthony, and we honor thy holy memory, O instructor of monastics and converser with the angels; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone, All Sessional hymns of the Saint,

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon in tone of the week.

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.

Cross & Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection.

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Saint 6 Venerable father Anthony, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

Katavasia, The Sun once shone with its rays.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Having cast off the tumults of life), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Saint (Having bound thy soul); G/N: Theotokion (O all-hymned one).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saint (O Anthony, father of fathers); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saint 4 (O venerable father Anthony with the Doxasticon (Ascending from the desert), and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. & Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord; in His commandments shall he greatly delight); 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: Saint; Kontakion: Saint and Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Saint 4, from Ode 3.

After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.

Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: I Tim. 1:15-17 (280 mid); Heb. 13:17-21 (335).

Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 6.

Gospel: Luke 18:35-43 (93); Luke 6:17-23 (24).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.