New Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth
4th Sunday after Pentecost / Tone 3
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 3, on 10: Octoechos 4; Martyr 6 (O divinely wise Elizabeth); G: Martyr (Thou didst offer thy blood to Christ); 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 Martyr.
Litia: Sticheron of the
Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Martyr (We honor thee); N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O unwedded Virgin).
Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x2; Martyr (Causing meekness) x1
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 3; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Martyr; N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 4 (The mystery hidden).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Martyr: We magnify thee, O venerable passion-bearer Elizabeth, and we honor thy venerable sufferings, which thou didst endure for Christ; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).
Hypakoe of the Tone, all Sessional hymns of the Martyr.
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.
Martyr 8 Venerable-martyr
Irmos of the Canon of the Resurrection, Tone 3.
After Ode 3, Kontakion (Taking up the Cross of Christ), Ikos, and Sessional hymns of the Martyr (O passion-bearer); G/N: Theotokion (When I must needs stand).
After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Holy is the Lord, our God.
Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Martyr (Strengthened by the Cross of thy Lord); N: Resurrectional Theotokion
Praises, Tone 3, on 8:
Resurrection 4; Martyr 4 (Making thyself
steadfast – with doxasticon (Assembling
today) and the final two psalm verses: Wondrous
is God in His saints, the God of
Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Martyr; Kontakion: Martyr and Resurrection, alternating.
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Martyr 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: For Thy sake, O Lord, are we slain all the day long.
Epistle: Rom. 6:18-23 (§93); Rom. 8:28-39 (§99).
Alleluia, Tone 3 & Tone 1.
Gospel: Matt. 8:5-13 (§25); John 15:17-16:2 (§52).
Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & In everlasting remembrance.