The Holy and All-praised Apostle Andrew the First-Called

27th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 2


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; Apostle 6 (When the hypostatic Effulgence); G: Apostle (Leaving behind the netting of fish); 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 (In hymns let us honor); N: Forefeast (Tell us, O Joseph).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Apostle (As thou art the first-called); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

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

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

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 2.

Matins Gospel 5, Luke 24:12-35 (113).

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.

Apostle 8 Holy Apostle of Christ Andrew, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.

Katavasia: Christ is born.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (The divinely eloquent), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Apostle (We honor thee, as is meet); G: Apostle (Setting at naught); N: Theotokion (Rejoice, O fiery throne).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Apostle (Finding thee, the Word); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Resurrection 4; Apostle 4 (Be glad now, O Bethsaida with the doxasticon (Let us praise Andrew), 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: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Apostle; Kontakion: Apostle & 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 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 8: Their sound hath gone forth.

Epistle: Eph. 6:10-17 (233); I Cor. 4:9-16 (131).

Alleluia, Tone 2 & 1

Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 (71); John 1:35-51 (4).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.