Apodosis of the Entry / Hieromartyr Clement of Rome

25th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 8

Note: the service for the Hieromartyr Peter of Alexandria is transferred to Compline.


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (Let us join chorus today); Hieromartyr 3 (As a branch of the vine of life); G: Feast (After thy nativity); 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 (Assembling today).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hieromartyr (All-gloriously amazing all the ends of the earth); N: Feast (Today is the prelude of God’s good will).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascent, and Prokimenon, Tone 8.

Matins Gospel 3, Mark 16:9-20 (§71).

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 (1st Canon)                4             O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

               Hieromartyr                        4             Hieromartyr Clement, pray to God for us.

               Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8

               Katavasia: Christ is born.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (The most pure temple of the Savior) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (Thou hast been shown to all), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of the Hieromartyr (Having shone forth); G/N: Feast (With gladness Mary, the Theotokos).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable. 

Holy is the Lord, our God.   

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr (Now hath been revealed); N: Feast (With faith let us praise the divine Maiden Mary).

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (Virgins bearing lamps – including the Doxasticon (Today the most immaculate Virgin), and the final two psalm verses: The virgins that follow after her shall be brought unto the King, those near her shall be brought unto Thee. & They shall be brought with gladness and rejoicing, they shall be brought into the temple of the King); 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: Feast & Martyr, alternating; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 9.

After entrance, Troparion of the Resurrection, Feast, and Hieromartyr; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr; N: Feast.

Prokimenon, Tone 8: Make your vows. & Tone 3: My soul doth magnify the Lord.

Epistle: Eph. 4:1-6 (§224); Heb. 9:1-7 (§320).

Alleluia, Tone 8 & Tone 8.

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (§71); Luke 10:38-42,11:27-28 (§54).

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 & I will take the cup of salvation.

Resurrectional Dismissal.