St. Sergius of Radonezh
4th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 3
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 4; Saint 6 (When, before thy birth); G: Saint (Come, all ye faithful); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week.
Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 6: The Lord is King.
3 Readings for the Saint.
Litia: Sticheron of the
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saint (We honor thee); N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Saint (From thy youth) x1
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saint; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Saint: We bless thee, O venerable father Sergius, and we honor thy holy memory, O instructor of monks and converser with the angels; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone, All Sessional hymns of the Saint.
Hymns of Ascents, and Prokimenon Tone 3.
Matins Gospel 4, Luke 24:1-12 (§112).
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.
Saint 8 Venerable father Sergius, pray to God for us.
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (Thy precious relics), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Saint (With great abstinence); G/N: Theotokion (All of us, the generations of men).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saint (Assembling today); N: Resurrectional Theotokion
Praises, Tone 3, on 8: Resurrection 4; Saint 4 (As a great radiant star – with doxasticon (Having assembled today) and the final two psalm verses: Precious in the sight of the Lord, is the death of His saints. & Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, in His commandments shall he greatly delight); G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Today is salvation; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday dismissal; First Hour.
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Saint; Kontakion: Saint and Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Saint 4, from Ode 3.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, A.
Prokimenon, Tone 3: O chant unto our God, chant ye. & Tone 7: Precious in the sight of the Lord.
Epistle: Rom. 6:18-23 (§93); Gal. 5:22-6:2 (§213).
Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 6.
Gospel: Matt. 8:5-13 (§25); Luke 6:17-23 (§24).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.