Hieromartyr Anthimus of Nicomedia / St. Theoctistus
16th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 7
Note: If the rector so directs, a Polyeleos-rank service may be served for Sts. Peter and Febronia. See ODS, §1D.
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Hieromartyr 3 (O divinely wise and blessed one); Saint 3 (O father Theoctistus); G: Hieromartyr (Thou wast a most lawful priest); 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: Saint (O venerable father); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x1; Hieromartyr (As thou didst share in the ways of the apostles); G: Saint (With the streams of thy tears); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).
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 7.
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.
Hieromartyr 4 Holy Hieromartyr Anthimus, pray to God for us.
Saint 4 Venerable father Theoctistus, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.
After Ode 3, Kontakion of the Hieromartyr (Having lived piously among priests) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Hieromartyr (O wise one); G: Saint (Chief among the fathers); N: Theotokion (Stretching forth thine all-pure hands).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr (O city of Nicomedia); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.
Praises, Tone 7, 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 Resurrectional Dismissal; First Hour.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr & Saint, alternating; Kontakion: Resurrection.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10, Octoechos 6; Hieromartyr 4, from Ode 3.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, B.
Prokimenon, Tone 7: The Lord will give strength unto His people. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.
Epistle: II Cor. 6:1-10 (§181); Heb. 13:7-16 (§334).
Alleluia, Tone 7 & Tone 2.
Gospel: Matt. 25:14-30 (§105); John 10:9-16 (§36).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance..