Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius & Dorymedon / Afterfeast of the Exaltation

16th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 7


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 7, on 10: Octoechos 4; Feast: 3 (The most holy Cross); Martyrs 3 (Desiring to take pleasure in inexhaustible food); G: Feast (Let us clap our hands today); 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 (The words of Thy prophets).

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


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 7; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyrs (God Who is praised in Trinity); 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 7.

Matins Resurrectional 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.

Feast 4 Glory, O Lord, to thy precious Cross.

Martyrs 4 Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius & Dorymedon, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 7.

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 (As the foundation of athletes), and Sessional hymn of the Martyrs (Having manfully endured the pain); G/N: Feast (Having heaven as Thy throne).

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 (The Cross is the guardian of the whole world).

Praises, Tone 7, on 8: Octoechos 4; Feast 4 (We bow down from the Matins Aposticha, with the doxasticon (The words of Thy prophets) and Psalm verses); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.


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


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos: 6; Feast: 4, from Ode 7.

After the entrance: in a temple of the Lord or of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection, Feast, and Martyrs; Kontakion of the Resurrection; G: Martyrs; N: Feast.

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

Prokimenon Tone 7: Exalt ye the Lord our God.

Epistle: Gal. 2:16-20 (203); II Cor. 6:1-10 (181).

Alleluia, Tone 1.

Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 (37); Matt. 25:14-30 (105).

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. & The light of Thy countenance, O Lord, hath been signed upon us. Resurrectional Dismissal.