The Dormition of St. Anna

8th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 6; St. Anna 4 (Preserving intact the justifications of the law); G: St. Anna (Joachim and Anna); 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/N: St. Anna (Come, all creation).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/N: St. Anna (O divinely wise Anna).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

Hypakoe, 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.

Cross & Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection.

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

St. Anna 6 Holy righteous Anna, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (We celebrate the memory of the forebears of Christ), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of St. Anna.

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: St. Anna (We rightly hymn Anna); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Resurrection 4; St. Anna 4 (Celebrating the honored memory of Anna including the doxasticon (Come, all ye who love virginity), and the final two psalm verses: Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous; praise is meet for the upright. & Blessed are all thy that fear the Lord, who walk in His ways); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: St. Anna; Kontakion: Resurrection and St. Anna, alternating.


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

After the entrance: In a temple of the Lord, Troparia: Resurrection, St. Anna; G: Kontakion of St. Anna; N: Kontakion of the Resurrection.

In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparia: Resurrection, St. Anna; Kontakia: Resurrection; G: St. Anna; N: Temple (Troparion of the Temple is not sung).

In a temple of a saint, Troparia: Resurrection, St. Anna, Temple; Kontakia: of the Resurrection, St. Anna; G: Temple; N: O Protection of Christians.

Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.

Epistle: I Cor. 1:10-18 (124); Gal. 4:22-31 (210 mid).

Alleluia, Tone 7 & 2.

Gospel: Matt. 14:14-22 (58); Luke 8:16-21 (36).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.