Apostle Philemon and those with him / Afterfeast of the Entry

24th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (O all-glorious wonder); Apostles 3 (As a branch of the Vine of life); G: Feast (Let heaven rejoice today); 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/N: Feast (Today the most immaculate Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (Today is the prelude of God’s good will) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Apostles (O holy apostles); N: Feast.

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

Hypakoe, 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.

               Theotokos                           2             O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

               Feast (first Canon)             4             O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

               Apostles                              4             Holy apostles, pray to God for us.

               Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

               Katavasia: Christ is born.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (The most pure temple of the Savior) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (The most pure temple of the Savior); and Sessional hymn of the Apostles (Cultivating stony hearts); G/N: Feast (Let David the Psalmist rejoice).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G/N: Feast (With faith let us praise the divine Maiden Mary).

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (Join chorus together – from the Matins Aposticha, with the Doxasticon (Today the Theotokos) and Psalm verses); 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: Feast & Apostles, alternating; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 1, 1st Canon.

After entrance: in a temple of the Lord or of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection, Feast, and Apostles; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Apostles; N: Feast.

               In a temple of a saint, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; Temple; and Apostles; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Temple; G: Apostles; N: Feast.

Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 8: Their sound hath gone forth.

Epistle: Eph. 2:14-22 (§221); Philem. 1:1-25 (§after 302).

Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 1.

Gospel: Luke 12:16-21 (§66); Luke 10:1-15 (§50).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain The angels beholding the entry, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, first canon (Let no profane hand touch the living Ark of God).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.