St. Jonah of Hancow


Blessed is the man

At Lord I have Cried:  Hierarch 8; G: Hierarch; N: Dogmatic Theotokion in Tone 3.

3 Readings for the Hierarch

Litia:  Temple and Hierarch

Aposticha: Hierarch; G: Hierarch; N: Theotokion, Tone 6

Troparia:  Hierarch x2; “O Theotokos and Virgin…” x1



Troparia after God is the Lord: Hierarch x2; G/N Resurrectional Theotokion in the 4th tone.

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns of the Hierarch

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarch

Sessional hymn of the Hierarch;

Hymn of Ascents, 1st Antiphon, Tone 4: From my youth…

Prokimenon of the Hierarch

Matins Gospel : John 10:1-9

Having beheld the Resurrection is not sung

Psalm 50; Glory:  “Through the prayers of the Holy Hierarch Jonah…”; Both now:  “ Through the prayers of the Theotokos!”;  “Have mercy on me, O God,”   Sticheron of the Hierarch in the Menaion;  Then the Litany: “Save, O God, Thy people…”



Theotokos                            6                              “Most holy Theotokos, save us.”

St. Jonah                               8                              “Holy Hierarch Father Jonah, pray to God for us.”

                Katavasia, “I shall open my mouth…” 


After Ode 3, Sessional Hymn of the Hierarch G/N: Theotokion

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Hierarch

At Ode 9, “More Honorable...” 


Exapostilarion:  Hierarch G/N: Theotokion

Praises: Hierarch 4; G: Hierarch; N: Theotokion (O Theotokos, thou art the true vine…)

After the Great Doxology: Troparion of the Hierarch; G/N Resurrectional Theotokion in the 4th tone.


Hours:  Troparion: Hierarch; Kontakion: Hierarch.