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!

December 9

Conception by Righteous Anna of the Most-holy Theotokos

December 13

Repose of Venerable Herman of Alaska, Wonderworker of All America

December 14

27h Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 2
Sunday of the Forefathers
Martyrs Thurus, Leucis, and Callinicus

December 20

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
Saturday before the Nativity
Hieromartyr Ignatius the Godbearer

December 21

28th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 3
Sunday before the Nativity of Christ
Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
Virgin Martyr Juliana

December 22

Forefeast of the Nativity
Greatmartyr Anastasia

December 23

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete

December 24

Eve of the Nativity of Christ
Vespers
Royal Hours
Vespers/Liturgy of St Basil the Great

December 25

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ
Great Compline
Matins
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom

December 26

Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity
Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos

December 27

Third Day of the Feast of the Nativity
Saturday after the Nativity
Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen

December 28

29th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 3
Afterfeast of the Nativity of Christ
Sunday After the Nativity of Christ
Holy Righteous Ones: Joseph, David, and James