St. Jonah of Manchuria

18th Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 1


Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 1, on 10: Octoechos 4; Hierarch 6 (Clothed in the angelic habit); G: Hierarch (O holy father Jonah); 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 Hierarch.

Litia: Sticheron of the Temple and the stichera of the Hierarch (Come, ye assemblies of the Orthodox)

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Hierarch (A good shepherd and fervent teacher); N: Theotokion in tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Hierarch (Thou wast a good pastor for the Russian people) x1.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 1; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Hierarch (Thou wast a good pastor for the Russian people); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarch: We magnify thee, O holy hierarch, father Jonah, and we honor, thy holy memory, for thou dost pray for us to Christ our God; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

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

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.

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

Irmos of the canon of the Resurrection, Tone 1.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Taking care for their daily needs), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Hierarch (Though afflicted by tribulations); G/N: Theotokion (In the fervor of faith I cry out to thee).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.


Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Hierarch (As the sun ariseth in the east); N: Resurrectional Theotokion

Praises, Tone 1, on 8: Resurrection 4; Hierarch 4 (O holy father Jonah with the doxasticon (O good and faithful servant) and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. & Thy priests shall be clothed with righteousness, and Thy righteous shall rejoice); 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: Hierarch; Kontakion: Hierarch and Resurrection, alternating.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Hierarch 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 1: My mouth shall speak wisdom.

Epistle: II Cor. 9:6-11 (188); Heb. 13: 17-21 (335).

Alleluia, Tone 1 & Tone 2.

Gospel: Luke 7:11-16 (30); John 10: 9-16 (36).

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

Resurrectional Dismissal.