Martyr Mamas / St. John the Faster
13th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 4
Note: If the rector so directs, a Polyeleos-rank service may be served for Sts. Peter and Febronia. See ODS, §1D.
Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 4, on 10: Octoechos 4; Martyr 3 (Shedding thy blood); Saint 3 (O most honored father John); G: Martyr (At the table 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.
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Martyr (Come together, O ye faithful); Theotokion, Tone 4 (Mercifully regard the supplications).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 4; Troparia: Resurrection x1; Martyr (In his sufferings, O Lord); G: Saint (The truth of things revealed thee); 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 Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 4.
Matins Gospel 2, Mark 16:1-8 (§70).
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.
Martyr 4 Holy Martyr Mamas, pray to God for us.
Saint 4 Venerable father John, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 4.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (With the staff), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of the Martyr (As the precious offspring of piety); G: Saint (A divine vessel of abstinence); N: Theotokion (Thou was the divine tabernacle).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Martyr (Living in the mountains); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 4, on 8: Resurrection 8; 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: Martyr & Saint, alternating; Kontakion: Resurrection.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8, Octoechos 8.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, B.
Prokimenon, Tone 4: How magnified are Thy works O Lord. & Tone 7: The righteous man shall be glad in the Lord.
Epistle: I Cor. 16:13-24 (§166); Rom. 8:28-39 (§99).
Alleluia, Tone 4 & Tone 4.
Gospel: Matt. 21:33-42 (§87); John 15:1-7 (§50).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.