Martyrs Acyndinus and those with him

23rd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 6


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 10: Octoechos 7; Martyrs 3 (Let us hymn the company); G: Martyrs (Today the martyrs’ choir); 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: Martyrs (Come, let us rejoice in the Lord); N: Theotokion, Tone 2 (O new wonder).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 6; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyrs (O athletes of the Lord); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 2 (All of thy most glorious mysteries).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 6.

Matins Gospel 1, Matt. 28:16-20 (§116).

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        3             Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection.

               Theotokos                           3             O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

               Martyrs                               4             O holy martyrs, pray to God for us.

               Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 6.

               Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (The pious and God-bearing martyrs), and Sessional hymns of the Martyrs (Suffering in their struggle); G/N: Theotokion (All of us, the generations of men).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Martyrs (With hymns we crown); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 6, on 8: Octoechos 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: Martyrs; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8, from the Octoechos.

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

Prokimenon, Tone 6: Save, O Lord, Thy people. & In the saints that are in His earth.

Epistle: Eph. 2:4-10 (§220); Eph. 6:10-17 (§233).

Alleluia, Tone 6 & 4.

Gospel: Luke 8:26-39 (§38); Matt. 10:16-22 (§36).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.