Apostle Philip

24th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Apostle 6 (Having made thine activity); G: Apostle (Burning with rays); 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 Apostle.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Apostle (Thy cheeks); N: Theotokion, Tone 2 (O new wonder).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Apostle (O holy Apostle Philip); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 3 (We hymn thee).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Apostle: We magnify thee, O holy apostle of Christ Philip, and we honor thy pains and labors whereby thou hadst labored in the proclamation of the Gospel of Christ; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone, All Sessional hymns of the Apostle.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 7.

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.

Cross & Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection.

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Apostle 6 Holy apostle Philip, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Thy disciple and friend), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Apostle (Truly thou hast been shown to be); G: Apostle (Aspiring to the sufferings); N: Theotokion (Having fallen into subtle temptations).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

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

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Resurrection 4; Apostle 4 (O most glorious wonder with Doxasticon (Having exchanged) 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 Sunday 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 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 8: Their sound hath gone forth.

Epistle: Eph. 2:14-22 (221); I Cor. 4:9-16 (131).

Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 1.

Gospel: Luke 10:25-37 (53); John 1:43-51 (5).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.