Venerable Martyr Stephen the New
25th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 8
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, 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 8; 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 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.
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 8.
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 8, 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 Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.
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 8: Make your vows. & Tone 8: The saints shall boast in glory.
Epistle: Eph. 4:1-6 (§224); II Tim. 1:8-18 (§291).
Alleluia, Tone 8 (Sunday & Martyr).
Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (§71); Matt. 10:23-31 (§37).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.