Ss. Athanasius and Cyril of Alexandria

34th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 1


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 1, on 10: Octoechos 4; St. Athanasius 3 (Thou didst undergo persecution); St. Cyril 3 (With the staff of thy teaching); G: St. Athanasius (Let us all hymn Athanasius); 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: St. Athanasius (Again doth the golden Nile); N: Theotokion, Tone 3 (Through the divine Spirit).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 1; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Ss. Athanasius and Cyril (Resplendent with works of Orthodoxy); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 3 (We hymn thee).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe; Hymns of Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 1.

Matins Gospel 1, Matt. 28:16-20 (116).

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.

St. Athanasius 4 Holy Hierarch Father Athanasius, pray to God for us.

St. Cyril 4 Holy Hierarch Father Cyril, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 1.

Katavasia: The Sun once shone with its rays.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Planting Orthodox doctrine) and Ikos of the St. Athanasius; Kontakion (O sacred primates most great) of both Hierarchs; Sessional hymn of the St. Athanasius (As He Who chose thee beforehand); G: St. Cyril (Thou didst denounce the falsehood); N: Theotokion (The awesome mystery of God).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Ss. Athanasius and Cyril (Ye were shown to be most wise initiates); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 1, on 8: Resurrection 8; 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: St. Athanasius & St. Cyril; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8, Octoechos 8.

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

Prokimenon, Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & Tone 8: The saints shall boast in glory.

Epistle: Col. 3:12-16 (258); Heb. 13:7-16 (334).

Alleluia, Tone 1 & Tone 2 (Tone of the Week & Hierarchs).

Gospel: Luke 18:18-27 (91); Matt. 5:14-19 (11).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

Resurrectional Dismissal.