The Holy Unmercenary Healers Cosmas and Damian

4th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 3


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 6; Saints 4 (With rays of miracles); G: Saints (Boundless is the grace of the saints); 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: Saints (Ever having Christ working within you); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saints (O holy unmercenaries); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

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

Matins Gospel 4, Luke 24:1-12 (112).

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.

Saints 6 Holy unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Having received the grace of healings) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Saints (Bestowers of healing); G: Saints (Shining forth rays of heavings); N: Theotokion (All of us, the race of men).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saints (What speech sufficeth); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saints 4 (Having received the grace of healings with the Doxasticon (Possessed of a wellspring of healings) and the final two psalm verses: In the saints that are in His earth hath the Lord been wondrous; He hath wrought all his desires in them. & Behold, what is so good or so joyous as for brethren to dwell together in unity?); 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: Saints; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos: 6; Saints: 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 4: In the saints that are in His earth hath the Lord been wondrous.

Epistle: Rom. 6:18-23 (93); I Cor. 12:27-13:8 (153).

Alleluia, Tone 3 & 4.

Gospel: Matt. 8:5-13 (25); Matt. 10:1,5-8 (34 mid).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.