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!

September 8

Nativity of Our Most-holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

September 14

14th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 5
The Universal Exaltation (Elevation) of the Precious and Life-giving Cross

September 21

15th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 6
Leavetaking of the Elevation of the Cross
Sunday after the Elevation of the Cross

September 23

Conception of the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John

September 24

New Martyrs of Alaska: Hieromonk Juvenaly and Peter the Aleut
Holy Protomartyr And Equal-to-the-Apostles Thecla

September 25

Repose of Ven Sergius, Abbot and Wonderworker of Radonezh

September 26

Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian

September 28

16th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 7
Venerable Chariton the Confessor

October 1

The Protection of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary
Venerable Romanos the Melodist

October 5

17th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 8
Martyr Charitina of Amisus

October 6

Glorification of St Innocent, Apostle to the Americas
Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas

October 9

Glorification of St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
Holy Apostle James, Son of Alphaeus

October 12

18th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 1
Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council

October 18

Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke

October 19

19th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 2
Prophet Joel

October 23

Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord

October 25

Memorial Saturday—Demetrius Saturday

October 26

20th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 3
Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica

October 31

Hieromartyr Archpriest John Kochurov (1917)