The Holy Hierarchs of Moscow
19th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 2
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 4; Hierarchs 6 (Set like most radiant stars); G: Hierarchs (O men of God); 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 Hierarchs.
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Hierarchs (O most honored and holy hierarchs); N: Theotokion in Tone 2 (Through the divine Spirit).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hierarchs (O primates of Russia); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden from before the ages).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarchs: We magnify you, O holy hierarchs of Moscow, and we honor your holy memory, for ye do pray for us to Christ our God; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Saint.
Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 2.
Matins Gospel 8, John 20:11-18 (§64).
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 & Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection.
Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.
Hierarchs 6 Holy hierarchs of Moscow, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 2.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (Piously did ye live), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Hierarchs (O holy fathers); G/N: Theotokion (O most immaculate Virgin).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hierarchs (Let us praise the God-bearing fathers); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Resurrection 4; Hierarchs 4 (Possessed of a merciful soul – with the doxasticon (O good and faithful servants), and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. & Thy priest shall be clothed with righteousness, and Thy righteous shall rejoice); 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: Hierarchs; Kontakion: Hierarchs & Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Hierarchs 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 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.
Epistle: II Cor. 11:31-12:9 (§194); Heb. 13:17-21 (§335).
Alleluia, Tone 2 (Resurrection & Hierarch).
Gospel: Luke 6:31-36 (§26); Matt. 5:14-19 (§11).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.