Texts for Liturgical Services

The texts of the propers sung at Vespers (stichera on "Lord I call," Litya, Aposticha, Troparia and Kontakia that change daily according to either the day of the week or particular day of the month). Texts are "pointed" to be sung according to the tonal patterns of the Common Chant (L'vov-Bakhmetev Obikhod, 1869 edition). Texts are formatted in MS Word. Print these pages for your use in liturgical worship!

May 3

Bright Tuesday
Martyrs Timothy and Maura of Antinoe in Egypt
Venerable Theodosius of the Kiev Caves Monastery
Vespers (served on Monday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Tuesday)

“You / Your” Version “Thou / Thy” Version

May 7

Bright Saturday
Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem
Repose of St Alexis Toth, Confessor and Defender of Orthodoxy in America
Vespers (served on Friday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Saturday)

“You / Your” Version “Thou / Thy” Version

May 8

Antipascha. Second Sunday of Pascha/Tone 1
St Thomas Sunday
Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian

“You / Your” Version

May 15

Third Sunday of Pascha/Tone 2
Holy Myrrhbearing Women
Venerable Pachomius the Great

May 21

Holy Equals-to-the-Apostles SS Constantine and Helen

May 22

Fourth Sunday of Pascha/Tone 3

May 25

Midfeast of Pentecost
Third Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet,
Forerunner and Baptist John

May 29

Fifth Sunday of Pascha/Tone 4
The Samaritan Woman
Virgin Martyr Theodosia of Tyre