St. Xenia of St. Petersburg
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 8: Saint 8 (O blessed Xenia, loving the heavenly homeland); G: Saint (Let us praise today); N: Dogmatic Theotokion in the Tone of the Week (Let us hymn the Virgin Mary).
Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 7: O God, my helper art Thou.
3 Readings for the Saint.
Litia: Temple and Saint.
Aposticha: Saint (Hasten to our aid, O righteous Xenia); G: Saint (Thou didst show thyself to be a new Andrew); N: Theotokion in the Menaion (Having recourse unto thy protection).
Troparia: Saint (Spurning the vanity of this earthly world) x2; O Theotokos and Virgin x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 4; Troparia: Saint (Spurning the vanity of this earthly world) x2; G/N: Theotokion in the tone of the week (When Gabriel announced).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns of the Saint.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We bless thee, O holy and blessed Xenia, and we honor thy holy memory; for thou dost pray for us to Christ our God. Psalm verse: With patience I waited patiently for the Lord, and he was attentive unto me, and He hearkened unto my supplication.
Sessional hymns of the Saint (Open Thou our mouths, O Savior); G/N: Theotokion (Not in wisdom, nor in power).
Hymns of Ascents, 1st Antiphon, Tone 4: From my youth.
Prokimenon of the Saint, Tone 4: The righteous man shall be glad in the Lord, and shall hope in Him.
Matins Gospel: Luke 15:1-10 (§78).
Psalm 50; G: Through the prayers of the holy hierarchs Basil the Great, Gregory the theologian, and John Chrysostom; N: Through the prayers of the holy blessed Xenia; Have mercy on me, O God. Sticheron of the Saint in the Menaion (Of thine own will thou didst choose). Save, O God, Thy people.
Canon: Theotokos* 6 Most holy Theotokos, save us.
Saint 8 Holy Three Hierarchs of Christ, pray to God for us.
Irmos: Thy victorious right arm hath in godly manner been glorified in strength.
After Ode 3, Sessional Hymns of the Saint (When making thy supplications secretly); Theotokion (O intercessor and ready helper).
After Ode 6, Kontakion (Abiding on earth like a stranger) and Ikos of the Saint.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Exapostilarion: Saint (O house of my Father); G/N: Theotokion (O Mistress, thou portal of heaven).
Praises, Tone 8: Saint 4 (We have mindlessly turned away from Christ); G: Saint (Setting aside all earthly care); N: Theotokion (Surpassing all in the beauty of thine immaculate virginity). After the Great Doxology: Troparion of the Saint; G/N: Theotokion in the tone of the week (When Gabriel announced). The two remaining Litanies, and the usual Dismissal of the day. First hour.
*from the canon of the Theotokos from Matins of the Previous Sunday. But In a temple dedicated to the Lord or the Theotokos, 6 from the canon of the temple, with its Irmos.
Hours: Troparion: Saint; Kontakion: Saint
The Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8: From the canon of the Saint, 4 from Ode 3; and 4 from Ode 6.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, C.
Prokimenon, Tone 4: Wonderous is God in His saints.
Epistle: Gal. 3:23-29 (§208).
Alleluia, Tone 1.
Gospel: Matt. 25:1-13 (§104).
Communion Hymn: In everlasting remembrance.