The Translation of the Relics of The Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-Bearer

36th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 3


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 6; Hieromartyr 4 (As the last successor of the Theologian); G: Hieromartyr (O God-bearing Ignatius); 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: Hieromartyr (O thy steadfast and adamantine soul); N: Theotokion, Tone 1 (Behold, the prophecy of Isaiah).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hieromartyr (As thou didst share in the way of the Apostles); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Blessed are the blameless; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe; Hymns of Ascent; and Prokimenon, Tone 3.

Matins Gospel 3, Mark 16:9-20 (71).

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.

Hieromartyr 6 Holy hieromartyr Ignatius, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.

Katavasia: The Sun once shone with its rays.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Thou didst shine forth) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Hieromartyr (Illumined by the divine Spirit); G/N: Theotokion (Without separating Himself).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable. Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr (The Church of Christ); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 3, 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: Hieromartyr; Kontakion: Resurrection.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & Tone 7: The righteous man shall be glad in the Lord.

Epistle: II Cor. 6:16-7:1 (182 mid); Heb. 4:14-5:6 (311).

Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 4.

Gospel: Matt. 15:21-28 (62); Mark 9:33-41 (41).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.