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!

February 15

Sunday of Meatfare/Tone 3
Sunday of the Last Judgment
Apostle of the Seventy Onesimus

“You / Your” Version

February 18

Wednesday of Cheesefare
St Leo the Great, Pope of Rome
Vespers (sung on Tuesday)

February 19

Thursday of Cheesefare
Apostles of the Seventy Archippus and Philemon
Vespers (sung on Wednesday)

February 20

Friday of Cheesefare
St Leo, Bishop of Catania
Vespers (sung on Thursday)

February 21

Saturday of Cheesefare
Commemoration of All Monastic Saints

February 22

Sunday of Cheesefare/Tone 4
Expulsion of Adam from Paradise
Forgiveness Sunday

February 23

Monday of the First Week of the Great Fast
Forgiveness Vespers (sung on Sunday)

February 24

First and Second Finding of the Head of John the Baptist
(Service to St John the Baptist is transferred to the preceding Sunday)

February 26

Thursday – St Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

February 27

Thursday of Cheesefare
Repose of St Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn
(Service to St Raphael is transferred to February 28)

February 28

First Saturday of Great Lent/St Theodore the Recruit
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone