Apostles Stachys, Amplius and company / The Holy Martyr Epimachus

22nd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 5


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 5, on 10: Octoechos 4; Apostles 3 (Throughout all the earth); Martyr 3 (By the inspiration of the Holy Spirit); G/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.

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 5; Troparia: Resurrection x1; Apostles (O holy apostles); G: Martyr (In his sufferings, O Lord); 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 Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 5.

Matins Gospel 11, John 21:15-25 (67).

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.

Apostles 4 Holy Apostles, pray to God for us.

Martyr 4 Holy martyr Epimachus, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 5.

Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Let us hymn the wise apostles as is meet) and Ikos of the Apostles; Sessional hymn of the Apostles (Your proclamation went forth); G: Martyr (An animate tower); N: Theotokion (Without separating Himself).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Apostles (Let the godly Aristobulus); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 5, on 8: Resurrection 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.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Apostles & Martyr, alternating; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8, Octoechos 8.

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

Prokimenon, Tone 5: Thou, O Lord, shalt keep us.

Epistle: Gal. 6:11-18 (215).

Alleluia, Tone 5.

Gospel: Luke 8:26-39 (38).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens.

Resurrectional Dismissal.