The Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon

9th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 8


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 4; Great Martyr 6 (O thou who wast rightly called Panteleimon); G: Great Martyr (Today hath the precious memory); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.

3 Readings for the Great Martyr.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Great Martyr (Having come to love the piety); N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Great Martyr (O holy passion-bearer); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 3 (We hymn thee).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Great Martyr: We magnify thee, O Holy Passion-bearer Panteleimon, and we honor thy precious sufferings, which thou didst endure for Christ; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Great Martyr.

Hymns of Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 8.

Matins Gospel 9, John 20:19-31 (65).

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.

Great Martyr 6 Holy great martyr and healer Panteleimon, pray to God for us..

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Emulating the Merciful One) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Great Martyr (O ye faithful, with psalms); G: Great Martyr (Thou didst obey the words); N: Theotokion (Tempest-tossed).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Great Martyr (God foresaw thy merciful soul); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Resurrection 4; Great Martyr 4 (The working of the providence of the Most High with the Doxasticon (Today hath the memory) and the final two psalm verses: The righteous man shall flourish like a palm tree, and like a cedar of Lebanon shall he be multiplied. & They that are planted in the house of the Lord, in the courts of our God they shall blossom forth); 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: Martyr; Kontakion: Martyr and Resurrection, alternating.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 8: Make your vows. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.

Epistle: I Cor. 3:9-17 (128); II Tim. 2:1-10 (292).

Alleluia, Tone 8 & 4.

Gospel: Matt. 14:22-34 (59); John 15:17-16:2 (52).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.