Translation of the Relics of Ss. Cyrus and John

3rd Sunday After Pentecost / Tone 2


Vespers: Blessed is the man.

Lord I have Cried, Tone 2, on 10: Octoechos 6; Saints 4 (With hymns let us all honor); G: Saints (Two martyrs have shone forth); N: Sunday Dogmatic in the tone of the week

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

Aposticha: Octoechos; G: Saints (Come, ye assembly); N: Theotokion, Tone 2 (O new wonder).

Troparia: O Theotokos and Virgin x3.


Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 2; Troparia: Resurrection x2; G: Saints (O Christ God); N: Resurrectional Theotokion, Tone 5 (Rejoice, impassible gate).

After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns from the Octoechos.

Blessed are the blameless; The Evlogitaria (The assembly of angels was amazed).

Hypakoe; Hymns of Ascents; and Prokimenon, Tone 2.

Matins Gospel 3, Mark 16:9-20 (71).

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.

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

Theotokos 2 O Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

Saints 6 Holy unmercenaries Cyrus and John, pray to God for us.

Irmos of the Canon of the resurrection, Tone 2.

Katavasia, I shall open my mouth.


After Ode 3, Kontakion (Receiving the gift of miracles) and Ikos; Sessional hymn of the Saints (Trampling underfoot); G/N: Theotokion (Though I love sin, I beseech thee).

After Ode 6, Kontakion and Ikos of the Resurrection.

At Ode 9, More Honorable.

Holy is the Lord, our God.

Exapostilaria: Resurrection; G: Saints (O wonder-working luminaries); N: Resurrectional Theotokion.

Praises, Tone 2, on 8: Resurrection 8; G: Gospel Sticheron; N: Most blessed art thou. After the Great Doxology, the Troparion: Having risen; the two remaining Litanies and Sunday Dismissal; First Hour.


Hours: Troparia: Resurrection; G: Saints; Kontakion: Resurrection.


Liturgy: Beatitudes on 10 Octoechos 6; Saints 4, from Ode 3.

After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, B.

Prokimenon, Tone 2: The Lord is my strength and my song. & Tone 4: In the saints that are in His earth.

Epistle: Rom. 5:1-10 (88); I Cor. 12:27-13:8 (153).

Alleluia, Tone 2 (Tone of the Week & Saints).

Gospel: Matt. 6:22-33 (18); Matt. 10:1,5-8 (34 mid).

Communion Hymn: Praise the Lord in the heavens. & Rejoice in the Lord, O ye righteous.

Resurrectional Dismissal.