Venerable Martyr Stephen the New

26th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 1

 

Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 1, on 10: Octoechos 7; Martyrs 3 (From thy youth); G: Martyrs (Like the great prophet Samuel); 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 (Having preserved intact); N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.

 

Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 1; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyrs (Struggling in fasting); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascent, and Prokimenon, Tone 1.

Matins Gospel 4, Luke 24:1-12 (112).

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

Theotokos 3 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Martyrs 4 O holy martyr Stephen, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the resurrection, Tone 1.

Katavasia: Christ is born.

 

After Ode 3, Kontakion (From a barren woman), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Martyrs (Thy blood); G: Martyr (Luminous in fasting); N: Theotokion (O pure and unwedded Virgin Theotokos).

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 the pangs of asceticism); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 1, on 8: Octoechos 8; 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.

 

The Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Martyrs; Kontakion: Resurrection.

 

Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Martyr 4, from Ode 3.

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

Prokimenon: Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & Tone 8: The saints shall boast in glory.

Epistle: Ephesians 5:9-19 (229); 2 Timothy 1:8-18 (291).

Alleluia, Tone 1 & Tone 8.

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (71); Matthew 10:23-31 (37).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.

Resurrectional Dismissal.