Venerable Euthymius the Great

33rd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 8


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saint 6 (O father Euthymius); G: Saint (Dedicated to God); N: Sunday Dogmatic Theotokion 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.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Saint (Be ye of good cheer)

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saint (O venerable father); N: Theotokion in Tone 5 (Thou art the temple and portal).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saint (Rejoice, O desert) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saint (Rejoice, O desert); N: Resurrectional Theotokion in the 4th tone (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We bless thee, O venerable father Euthymius, and we honor thy holy memory, O instructor of monks and converser with the angels; 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 8.

Matins Gospel 11, John 21:15-25 (§67).

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.

               Saint (both canons)            8             Venerable father Euthymius, pray to God for us.

               Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8.

               Katavasia: The Sun once shone with its rays.  


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Creation found joy), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Saint (Thou didst spiritually fill the lamp); G/N: Theotokion (O Mistress, as is meet).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.   

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saint (God sanctified thee from thy mother’s womb); N: Resurrectional Theotokion

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saint 4 (O venerable father Euthymius – with the doxasticon (We honor thee, O Euthymius) 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: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional 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 8: Make your vows. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: I Tim. 4:9-15 (§285 mid.); Heb. 13:17-21 (§335).

Alleluia, Tone 8 & Tone 6.

Gospel: Luke 19:1-10 (§94); Luke 6:17-23 (§24).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.