St. Mary Magdalene / HM. Phocas

7th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 6


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 10: Octoechos 4; St. Mary 3 (Bearing myrrh with tears); Hieromartyr 3 (Thou didst offer thyself); G: St. Mary (Being the first to behold); 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: St. Mary (As a disciple); N: Theotokion.

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 6; Troparia: Resurrection x1; St. Mary (The honorable Mary Magdalene); G: Hieromartyr (As thou didst share in the ways 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 Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 6.

Matins Gospel 7, John 20:1-10 (63).

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.

St. Mary 4 Holy equal-of-the-apostles Mary Magdalene, pray to God for us.

Hieromartyr 4 Hieromartyr Phocas, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 6.

Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Standing before the Cross) and Ikos of St. Mary; Kontakion (Offering up sacrifices) and Ikos of the Hieromartyr; Sessional hymn of the St. Mary (Thou didst truly and manifestly); G: Hieromartyr (O ye who love the feasts of the Church); N: Theotokion (O pure one).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; St. Mary (The never-setting sun); G: Hieromartyr (Thou hast been shown to be); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 6, on 8: Resurrection 8; 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: St. Mary & Hieromartyr, alternating; Kontakion: Resurrection.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 6: Save, O Lord, Thy people. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.

Epistle: Rom. 15:1-7 (116); I Cor. 9:2-12 (141).

Alleluia, Tone 6 & Tone 1.

Gospel: Matt. 9:27-35 (33); Luke 8:1-3 (34).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.