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 Temple and the stichera of the Saint (Come, ye who love the feasts of the Church)

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.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.

 

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.

Resurrectional Dismissal.