St. John Kochurov

22nd Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 5


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 5, on 10: Octoechos 4; Hieromartyr 6 (With joy, ye Orthodox); G: Hieromartyr (Our fathers have recounted); 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 Hieromartyr.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Hieromartyr (In thy death, as in thy life)

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Hieromartyr (Blessed is the Village of the Tsar); N: Theotokion, Tone 5 (Thou art the temple and portal).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Hieromartyr (Having served Christ thy Master faithfully) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 5; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hieromartyr (Having served Christ thy Master faithfully); N: Resurrectional Theotokion in the 4th tone (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hieromartyr: We magnify thee, O hieromartyr John, and we honor thy venerable sufferings, which thou didst endure for Christ unto the confirmation of Orthodox Russia.; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe of the Tone; all the Sessional hymns of the Hieromartyr.

Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon, Tone 5.

Matins Gospel 11, John 21:15-25 (67).

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 8 Holy Hieromartyr John, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 5.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Thy pastoral heart responding to the call of God), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Hieromartyr (Thy priestly vesture); G/N: Theotokion (Hymning the great magnitude of thy glory).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hieromartyr (As the angels watched); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 5, on 8: Resurrection 4; Hieromartyr 4 (Full of godly zeal with the Doxasticon (Come, ye faithful, let us direct the gaze of our souls) and the final two psalm verses: Thy priests shall be clothed with righteousness, and Thy righteous shall rejoice. & Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints); 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: Hieromartyr; Kontakion: Hieromartyr & Resurrection, alternating.


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

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

Prokimenon, Tone 5: Thou, O Lord, shalt keep us. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.

Epistle: Gal. 6:11-18 (215); Rom. 8:28-39 (99).

Alleluia, Tone 5 & Tone 6.

Gospel: Luke 8:26-39 (38); Luke 21:12-19 (106).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.