St. Eumenius, Bishop of Gortyna / Afterfeast of the Exaltation

17th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 8


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 8, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (When Thou wast lifted up upon the Cross); Saint 3 (Cleansing thy body and soul); G: Feast (The divine treasure); 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/N: Feast (Moses, prefiguring the activity of the precious Cross).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Feast (O Lord, save Thy people) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 8; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G/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 8.

Matins Gospel 6, Luke 24:36-53 (114).

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.

Saint 4 Venerable father, Eumenius, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 8.

Katavasia: Inscribing the invincible weapon of the Cross.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (O Thou Who wast lifted up willingly on the Cross) and Ikos of the Feast; Kontakion (Illumined with divine light), and Sessional hymn of the Saint (Resplendent with Orthodox doctrines); G/N: Feast (Enduring the Cross).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G/N: Feast (With splendors of bright radiance).

Praises, Tone 8, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (With mystic hymns from the Matins Aposticha, with the Doxasticon (O Cross, thou didst show forth) and Psalm verses); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Feast; Kontakion: Feast & Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 6.

After the entrance: In a temple of the Lord, Troparion of the Resurrection; and Feast; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Saint; N: Feast.

In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; and Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Feast; G: Saint; N: Temple.

In a temple of a saint, Troparion of the Resurrection; Feast; and Temple; Kontakion of the Resurrection; Temple; G: Saint; N: Feast.

Prokimenon Tone 7: Exalt ye the Lord our God (Sunday after the Exaltation).

Epistle: Gal. 2:16-20 (203); II Cor. 6:16-7:1 (182 mid).

Alleluia, Tone 1 (Sunday after the Exaltation).

Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 (37); Matt. 15:21-28 (62).

Instead of It is truly meet, we sing the refrain Magnify, O my soul, with the Irmos of the first canon of the Ninth Ode (O Theotokos, thou art a mystical Paradise).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & The light of Thy countenance, O Lord, hath been signed upon us.

Resurrectional Dismissal.