Cheesefare Saturday Leavetaking of the Meeting of the Lord Commemoration of All the Saints Who Have Shone Forth in the Ascetic Life


On Cheesfare Friday at the dismissal of the hours, at the final “More honorable” and the 16 bows, with no break vespers begins with Come let us worship, and the usual psalm. The kathisma as appointed.

Lord, I Call: 3 feast + 3 fathers; glory: fathers; now: feast.

Prokeimenon and reading (triodion); then prokeimenon, Let Israel hope in the Lord…
Vouchsafe. Litany: Let us complete…

Aposticha: triodion: idiomelon (2x) and martyrs; glory: fathers; now: feast.

Troparia: fathers; glory and now: feast.

Litany: Have mercy on us…

3 full bows and the prayer “O All-holy Trinity…” Blessed be the Name (3x); Psalm 33, It is truly… ; and full dismissal.