The Sunday of All Saints

(Tone 8)


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 6; Saints 4 (Speaking with the Spirit’s words); G: Saints (O divine choir of Martyrs); 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 Saints.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saints (Come, O ye faithful); N: Theotokion in Tone 6 (Christ the Lord, my Creator and Deliverer).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saints (Adorned in the blood of Thy martyrs) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saints (Adorned in the blood of Thy martyrs); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Blessed are the blameless; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascent, and Prokimenon in tone of the week.

Matins Gospel 1, Matthew 28:16-20 (§116).

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

                Theotokos                             2              O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

                Saints                                     6              All ye saints, pray to God for us.

                Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8.

                Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Sessional hymns of the Saints (Keeping feast on the holy memorial of the forefathers); G/N: Theotokion (Let us all praise the heavenly gate and ark).

After Ode 6, Kontakion (To Thee, O Lord, the planter of creation) and Ikos of the Saints.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.   

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saints (With hymns let us crown as is meet); N: Theotokion (He that is ever glorified on high).

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Resurrection 5; Saints 3 (Christ the Lord hath made wondrous – with the doxasticon, and the final two psalm verses: The righteous cried, and the Lord heard them, and He delivered them out of all their tribulations. & Wondrous is God in His Saints, the God of Israel); 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.


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


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8; Resurrection, from the Pentecostarion: 4; Saints: 4, from Ode 6.

After the entrance: Troparion of the Resurrection, Troparion of the Saints; G/N: Kontakion of the Saints.

Prokimenon, Tone 8: Make your vows. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.

Epistle: Hebrews 11:33-12:2. (§330).

Alleluia, Tone 4.

Gospel: Matthew 10:32,33,37-38; 19 27-30 (§38).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

Resurrectional Dismissal.