GM Euphemia the All-Praised / Afterfeast of the Exaltation
15th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 6
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 10: Octoechos 3; Feast: 3 (Today the precious Cross); Greatmartyr 4 (Having adorned thy soul); G: Greatmartyr (O most glorious Euphemia); 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: Greatmartyr (Let every tongue be moved); N: Feast (That which Moses prefigured).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (O Lord, save Thy people) x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 6; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Greatmartyr (Thy ewe-lamb Euphemia); N: Feast.
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Blessed are the blameless; 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.
Feast 4 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross.
Greatmartyr 4 Holy Greatmartyr Euphemia, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 6.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (O Thou Who wast lifted up willingly on the Cross) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (Thou didst struggle well), Ikos, and Sessional hymn of the Greatmartyr (With the streams of thy blood); G/N: Feast (In the midst of Eden).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Greatmartyr (Having endured death); N: Feast (With splendors of bright radiance).
Praises, Tone 6, on 8: Octoechos 4; Greatmartyr 4 (Beholding the athlete’s victory – with the doxasticon (At the right hand of the Savior) and the final two Psalm verses: Wondrous is God in His saints, the God of Israel. & In congregations bless ye God, the Lord from the wellsprings 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.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Feast & Greatmartyr, alternating; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 12: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 3; Greatmartyr: 4, from Ode 6.
After the entrance: in a temple of the Lord, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; and Greatmartyr; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Greatmartyr; N: Feast.
In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; Temple; Greatmartyr; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Feast; G: Greatmartyr; N: Temple.
In a temple of a saint, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; Temple; Greatmartyr; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Temple; G: Greatmartyr; N: Feast.
Prokimenon Tone 7: Exalt ye the Lord our God. & Tone 4: Wondrous is God in His saints.
Epistle: Gal. 2:16-20 (§203); II Cor. 4:6-15 (§176); II Cor. 6:1-10 (§181).
Alleluia, Tone 1 & Tone 6.
Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 (§37); Matt. 22:35-46 (§92); Luke 7:36-50 (§33).
Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain Magnify, O my soul, with the Irmos of the Ninth Ode, first canon (O Theotokos, thou art a mystical Paradise).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.