The Holy Glorious Prophet Elijah

8th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Prophet 6 (In word and deed); G: Prophet (Come, let us all hasten); 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 Prophet.

Litia: Temple and Prophet (O blessed prophet); G: Prophet (O, the commands); N: Theotokion (O Theotokos, thou art the true vine).

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Prophet (O prophet, preacher of Christ); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Prophet (The angel in the flesh) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Prophet (The angel in the flesh); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Prophet: We magnify thee, O Prophet Elijah the glorious, and we honor thy fiery ascent in the flesh into heaven; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Prophet.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 7.

Matins Gospel 8, John 20:11-18 (64).

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.

Prophet 8 Holy prophet of God Elijah, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (O prophet, foreseer), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Prophet (O ye faithful); G/N: Theotokion (Having fallen into subtle temptations).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; Prophet (The Light Who showed); G: Prophet (Thou wast caught up); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Resurrection 4; Prophet 4 (O wondrous prophet with the doxasticon (O ye faithful) and the final two psalm verses: Moses and Aaron are among His priests and Samuel among those who call upon His name. & Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek); 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: Prophet; Kontakion: Prophet and Resurrection, alternating.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 4: Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek.

Epistle: I Cor. 1:10-18 (124); James 5:10-20 (57).

Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 4.

Gospel: Matt. 14:14-22 (58); Luke 4:22-30 (14).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.