The Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Tone 6


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 10: Octoechos 6; Triodion 4 (I was entrusted with a sinless and living land); G: Triodion (Of what great blessings in my wretchedness); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.

Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon, Tone 6: The Lord is King.

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Triodion (I have wasted the wealth); N: Theotokion (Christ the Lord, my Creator and Deliverer).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 6; Troparia: Resurrection x2, G/N: Resurrectional Theotokion (O Thou Who hast called Thy Mother blessed).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Polyeleos; By the waters of Babylon; Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe, Hymns of Ascent, and Prokimenon, Tone 6.

Matins Gospel 6, Luke 24:36-53 (114).

Having beheld the Resurrection; Psalm 50; G: The doors of repentance; N: Guide me in the paths of salvation; Have mercy on me, O God; When I think of the multitude of evil things I have done. Save, O God, Thy people.


Canon: Resurrection 4 Glory to Thy Holy Resurrection, O Lord.

Cross &Resurrection 2 Glory, O Lord, to Thy precious Cross and Resurrection

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Triodion 6 Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me.

Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 6.

Katavasia: Take up the song of Moses [in the Triodion].


At Ode 3, Sessional hymns of the Triodion (Make haste to open unto me Thy fatherly embrace); G/N: Theotokion (O pure Theotokos Virgin who hast not known man).

At Ode 6, Kontakion (Having foolishly abandoned Thy paternal glory) and Ikos of the Triodion

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.  

Exapostilaria: Resurrection, Triodion, G: Triodion, N: Theotokion in the Triodion (O holy Virgin Mother of God).

Praises, Tone 6, on 8: Octoechos 5; Triodion 3; G: Triodion (O loving Father); N: Most blessed art thou. After Great Doxology troparion: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal. After the Dismissal: G/N: Gospel Sticheron; followed by First Hour.


Hours: Troparion (only one): Resurrection; Kontakion: Triodion


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

After the entrance: In a temple of the Lord, Troparion of the Resurrection; G/N: Triodion.

In a temple of the Theotokos, Troparion of the Resurrection, Temple; G: Kontakion of the Triodion; N: Temple.

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

Prokimenon Tone 6, Save O Lord, Thy people.

Epistle: I Cor. 6:12-20 (135).

Alleluia, Tone 6.

Gospel: Luke 15:11-32 (79).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. Resurrectional Dismissal.