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!

April 13

The Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday)

April 18

Great and Holy Friday
Vespers with the Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great (sung on Thursday)

April 19

Great and Holy Saturday
Vespers (served on Friday Afternoon)

April 20

Vespers with the Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great (sung on Saturday)

April 21

Bright Monday
Hieromartyr Januarius
Vespers of Pascha (sung on Sunday)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Monday)

April 22

Bright Tuesday
St Theodore the Sykeote
Vespers (served on Monday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Tuesday)

April 23

Bright Wednesday
Holy Glorious Greatmartyr and Wonderworker George
Vespers (served on Tuesday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Wednesday)

April 24

Bright Thursday
Martyr Sabbas Stratelates (the General) of Rome
Vespers (served on Wednesday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Thursday)

April 25

Bright Friday
The Life-Giving Spring of the Most-holy Theotokos
Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark
Vespers (served on Thursday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Friday)

April 26

Bright Saturday
Hieromartyr Basil, Bishop of Amasea
Vespers (served on Friday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Saturday)

April 27

Antipascha. Second Sunday of Pascha/Tone 1
St Thomas Sunday

May 4

Third Sunday of Pascha/Tone 2
Holy Myrrhbearing Women

May 7

Repose of St Alexis Toth, Confessor and Defender of Orthodoxy in America

May 8

Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian

May 10

Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot

May 11

Fourth Sunday of Pascha/Tone 3
St Cyril and St Methodius, Apostles to the Slavs
Paralytic (alone)
Paralytic and SS Cyril and Methodius

May 12

St Cyril and St Methodius, Apostles to the Slavs
Transferred from Sunday, May 11

May 14

Midfeast of Pentecost
Martyr Isidore of Chios

May 18

Fifth Sunday of Pascha/Tone 4
The Samaritan Woman

May 21

Leavetaking of Midfeast of Pentecost
Holy Equals-to-the-Apostles SS Constantine and Helen

May 25

Sixth Sunday of Pascha/Tone 5
Third Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet,
Forerunner and Baptist John

May 28

Leavetaking of Pascha
Forefeast of the Ascension

May 29

The Ascension of our Lord