St. Sergius of Radonezh

18th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 1

 

Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 1, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saint 6 (Having forsaken the tumult of the world); G: Saint (Having kept intact); N: Sunday Dogmatic Theotokion in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King. 3 Readings for the Saint.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Saint (Come, ye company of fasters)

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saint (We honor thee); N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saint (As a champion of the virtues) x1.

 

Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 1; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saint; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We bless thee, O venerable father Sergius, and we honor thy holy memory, instructor of monks and converser with angels; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Tone 1; all the Sessional hymns of the Saint.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 1.

Matins Gospel 7, John 20:1-10 (63).

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.

Saint (both Canons) 8 Venerable father Sergius, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 1.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.

 

After Ode 3, Kontakion (Wounded with love for Christ), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Saint (Having truly forsaken); G/N: Theotokion (O Theotokos, thou art more exalted than the cherubim).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

 

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saint (Thou didst flourish like a palm-tree); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 1, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saint 4 (When the divine calling came upon thee with the Doxasticon (Inclined toward asceticism) and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. & Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord; in His commandments shall he greatly delight); 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: Saint; Kontakion: Saint & Resurrection, alternating.

 

Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10: Octoechos 6; Saint 4, from Ode 3.

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

Prokimenon, Tone 1: Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: II Cor. 9:6-11 (188); Gal. 5:22-6:2 (213).

Alleluia, Tone 1 & Tone 6.

Gospel: Luke 5:1-11 (17); Luke 6:17-23 (24).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens & In everlasting remembrance.

Resurrectional Dismissal.