Order of Reading
the Kathismata of the Psalter
From St. Thomas
Sunday until the Apodosis of the Exaltation
From December 20^{th}
through the Apodosis of Theophany
From the Sunday of
the Prodigal Son until the beginning of Great Lent
Day 
Matins 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND}, 3^{RD} 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH} 
6^{TH} 
Tuesday 
7^{TH}, 8^{TH} 
9^{TH} 
Wednesday 
10^{TH}, 11^{TH} 
12^{TH} 
Thursday 
13^{TH}, 14^{TH} 
15^{TH} 
Friday 
19^{TH}, 20^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Saturday 
16^{TH}, 17^{TH} 
1^{ST} 
From the Apodosis of
the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 22) until December 20^{th}
From January 15^{th}
until the Saturday before the Sunday of the Prodigal Son
(However, on the day
of a feast, the previous order is used)
Day 
Matins 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND}, 3^{RD} 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH} 6^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Tuesday 
7^{TH}, 8^{TH} 9^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Wednesday 
10^{TH}, 11^{TH }12^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Thursday 
13^{TH}, 14^{TH}15^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Friday 
19^{TH}, 20^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Saturday 
16^{TH}, 17^{TH} 
1^{ST} 
During the 1^{st},
2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, and 6^{th} weeks of
Great Lent:
Day 
Matins 
1^{st} Hour 
3^{rd} Hour 
6^{th} Hour 
9^{th} Hour 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND}, 3^{RD} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH}, 6^{TH} 

7^{TH} 
8^{TH} 
9^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Tuesday 
10^{TH}, 11^{TH}, 12^{TH} 
13^{TH} 
14^{TH} 
15^{TH} 
16^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Wednesday 
19^{TH}, 20^{TH}, 1^{ST} 
2^{ND} 
3^{RD} 
4^{TH} 
5^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Thursday 
6^{TH}, 7^{TH}, 8^{TH} 
9^{TH} 
10^{TH} 
11^{TH} 
12^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
Friday 
13^{TH}, 14^{TH}, 15^{TH} 
None 
19^{TH} 
20^{TH} 
None 
18^{TH} 
Saturday 
16^{TH}, 17^{TH} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
1^{ST} 
During 5th week of
Great Lent:
Day 
Matins 
1^{st} Hour 
3^{rd} Hour 
6^{th} Hour 
9^{th} Hour 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND}, 3^{RD} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH}, 6^{TH} 

7^{TH} 
8^{TH} 
9^{TH} 
10^{TH} 
Tuesday 
11^{TH}, 12^{TH}, 13^{TH} 
14^{TH} 
15^{TH} 
16^{TH} 
18^{TH} 
19^{TH} 
Wednesday 
20^{TH}, 1^{ST}, 2^{ND} 
3^{RD} 
4^{TH} 
5^{TH} 
6^{TH} 
7^{TH} 
Thursday 
8^{TH} 
None 
9^{TH} 
10^{TH} 
11^{TH} 
12^{TH} 
Friday 
13^{TH}, 14^{TH}, 15^{TH} 
None 
19^{TH} 
20^{TH} 
None 
18^{TH} 
Saturday 
16^{TH}, 17^{TH} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
1^{ST} 
When the Feast of
Annunciation falls on the Thursday of the Great Canon the Kathismata for the 5^{th}
week are as follows:
Day 
Matins 
1^{st} Hour 
3^{rd} Hour 
6^{th} Hour 
9^{th} Hour 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND}, 3^{RD}, 17^{TH} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH}, 6^{TH} 
7^{th} 
8^{th} 
9^{th} 
10^{th} 
11^{th} 
Tuesday 
12^{TH} 
None 
13^{TH} 
14^{TH} 
15^{TH} 
16^{TH} 
Wednesday 
19^{TH}, 20^{TH}, 1^{ST} 
2^{ND} 
3^{RD} 
4^{TH} 
5^{TH} 
None 
Thursday 
6^{TH}, 7^{TH}, 8^{TH} 
9^{TH} 
10^{TH} 
11^{TH} 
12^{TH} 
None 
Friday 
13^{TH}, 14^{TH}, 15^{TH} 
None 
19^{TH} 
20^{TH} 
None 
18^{TH} 
Saturday 
16^{TH}, 17^{TH} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
1^{ST} 
During Holy Week:
Day 
Matins 
1^{st} Hour 
3^{rd} Hour 
6^{th} Hour 
9^{th} Hour 
Vespers 
Sunday 
2^{ND, }3^{RD} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Monday 
4^{TH}, 5^{TH}, 6^{TH} 
None 
7^{TH} 
8^{TH} 
None 
18^{TH} 
Tuesday 
9^{TH}, 10^{TH}, 11^{TH} 
None 
12^{TH} 
13^{TH} 
None 
18^{TH} 
Wednesday 
14^{TH}, 15^{TH}, 16^{TH} 
None 
19^{TH} 
20^{TH} 
None 
None 
Thursday 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Friday 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 
Saturday 
17^{TH} 
None 
None 
None 
None 
None 