The Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of
The 35th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 2
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saints 6 (With fervent supplications, O brethren); G: Saints (Your steadfast courage), 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 Saints.
Litia: Stichera of the Temple; Saints (May the joyous angels).
Aposticha: Octoechos, G: Saints (O holy and most humble priests); N: Theotokos (O Theotokos, thou help of the helpless).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2, Saints (O ye holy hierarchs, royal passion-bearers and pastors) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2, G: Saints; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos; and Magnification of the Saints: We magnify you, O holy new martyrs and confessors of Russia, and we honor your venerable sufferings, which ye have endured for Christ; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone; Sessional hymns of the Saints.
Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 2.
Matins Gospel 2, Mark 16:1-8 (§70).
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.
Saints 8 Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.
At Ode 3, Kontakion (O ye
new passion-bearers of
At Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection, G: Saints (O holy new martyrs and confessors), N: Resurrectional Theotokion
Praises, Tone 2: Octoechos 4; Saints 4 (Our sacred and great Council of All Russia – with the Psalm verses given in the Menaion); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection, G: Saints; Kontakion: Saints and Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos 6; Saints 4.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.
Prokimenon, Tone 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 7: For Thy sake, O Lord, we are slain all the day long.
Epistle: I Tim. 1:15-17 (§280 mid); Rom. 8:28-39 (§99).
Alleluia, Tone 2 & Tone 4.
Gospel: Luke 18:35-43 (§93); Luke 21:12-19 (§106).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.