Hieromartyr Babylas / Prophet Moses

15th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 6


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 10: Octoechos 4; Hieromartyr 3 (Having dyed thy sacred vestments in thy blood); Prophet 3 (Having studied the mysteries of God); G: Hieromartyr (The Church hath acquired thy struggles); 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: Hieromartyr (Standing before the tribunal); N: Theotokion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 6; Troparia: Resurrection x1; Hieromartyr (As thou didst share in the ways of the apostles); G: Prophet (Celebrating the memory); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 2 (All of thy most glorious mysteries).

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 6.

Matins Gospel 4, Luke 24:1-12 (112).

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 Hieromartyr Babylas, pray to God for us.

Prophet 4 Holy prophet of God Moses, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 6.

Katavasia: Inscribing the invincible weapon of the Cross.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Illumined today) and Ikos of the Hieromartyr; Kontakion of the Prophet (Today the choir of the prophets rejoiceth); Sessional hymn of the Hieromartyr (Pouring forth the confession of Faith); G: Prophet (Piously acknowledging thee); 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 Babylas, thou wast shown); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 6, 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: Hieromartyr & Prophet, alternating; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8, Octoechos 8.

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

Prokimenon, Tone 6: Save, O Lord, Thy people. & Tone 4: In the saints that are in His earth.

Epistle: II Cor. 4:6-15 (176); Heb. 11:33-12:2 (330).

Alleluia, Tone 6 & Tone 4.

Gospel: Matt. 22:35-46 (92); Luke 12:32-40 (67).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.