The Holy Apostle Jude, Brother of the Lord

4th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 3


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 4; Apostle 6 (O most wise and lauded Jude); G: Apostle (Thou didst manifestly receive); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry: Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King. 3 Readings for the Apostle.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Apostle (Full of divine zeal); N: Theotokion, Tone 2 (O new wonder).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Apostle (Knowing thee to be the kinsman of Christ); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 1 (When Gabriel announced).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Apostle: We magnify thee, O Apostle of Christ Jude, and we honor thy pains and labors, whereby thou hast labored in proclaiming the Gospel of Christ, The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Apostle.

Hymns of Ascent, and Prokimenon in tone of the week.

Matins Gospel 4, Luke 24:1-12 (112).

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.

Apostle 6 Holy Apostle Jude, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.

Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (For thine adamantine mind), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Apostle (Thou wast the brother of the Master); G/N: Theotokion (As the most immaculate Bride).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Apostle (Directing the course of thy beautiful feet upwards); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Resurrection 4; Apostle 4 (Obedient to the behest of God including the doxasticon (Forsaking earthly things), and the final two psalm verses: Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world. & The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaimeth the work of His hands.); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Apostle; Kontakion: Apostle and Resurrection, alternating.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & Tone 8: Their sound hath gone forth.

Epistle: Rom. 6:18-23 (93); Jude 1:1-25 (77).

Alleluia, Tone 3 and 1.

Gospel: Matt. 8:5-13 (25); John 14:21-24 (48 mid).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Their sound hath gone forth.

Resurrectional Dismissal.