St. Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia
3rd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 2
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 6; Hierarch 4 (When the divine calling came upon thee); G: Hierarch (The divine shrine of thy relics); 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 Saint.
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Hierarch (When with God’s aid); N: Theotokion, Tone 4 (Mercifully regard the supplications).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hierarch (Having dedicated thyself); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarch: We magnify thee, O holy hierarch father Jonah, and we honor thy holy memory, for thou dost pray for us to Christ our God; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe, Tone 2; all the Sessional hymns of the Saint.
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.
Cross & Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection
Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.
Hierarch 6 Holy hierarch father Jonah, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (From childhood), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of Hierarch (Thy life hath been shown to all); G/N: Theotokion (We hymn thee, O Bride divine).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hierarch (As a namesake of chastity); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Resurrection 4; Hierarch 4 (Having exercised thyself in temperance – including the doxasticon (Thou wast a most excellent servant), and the final two psalm verses: My mouth shall speak wisdom and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding. & Hear this, all ye nations; give ear, all ye that inhabit the earth); 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: Hierarch; Kontakion: Resurrection and Hierarch, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Hierarch 4, from Ode 3.
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); Heb. 7:26-8:2 (§335).
Alleluia, Tone 2 (Octoechos & Hierarch)
Gospel: Matt. 6:22-33 (§18); John 10:9-16 (§36).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.