St. Onuphrius the Great / St. Peter the Athonite

3rd Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 2


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; St. Onuphrius 3 (O divinely wise father Onuphrius); St. Peter 3 (We have recognized thee); G: Saints (O venerable fathers); 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 (Having preserved unharmed); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saints (O God of our Fathers); 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 2.

Matins Gospel 3, Mark 16:9-20 (71).

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. Onuphrius 4 Venerable father Onuphrius, pray to God for us.

St. Peter 4 Venerable father Peter, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.

Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Illumined by the radiance) and Ikos of the St. Onuphrius; Kontakion (Having withdrawn thyself) and Ikos of the St. Peter; Sessional hymn of the St. Onuphrius (Thou didst withdraw, O venerable one); G: St. Peter (Thou didst bury); N: Theotokion (To the path of repentance).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; St. Onuphrius (The ranks of the angels marveled); G: St. Peter (With hymns, as is meet); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 2, 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: Saints; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 12, Octoechos: 4; St. Onuphrius: 4, from Ode 3; St. Peter: 4, from Ode 6.

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

Prokimenon Tone 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: Rom. 5:1-10 (88); Gal. 5:22-6:2 (213).

Alleluia, Tone 2 & Tone 6.

Gospel: Matt. 6:22-33 (18); Matt. 11:27-30 (43).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.