Sunday of the Third Week of Great Lent: The Sunday of the Cross

[Before the vigil: transfer of the precious Cross to the holy table, accompanied by singing]

Great Vespers at Vigil

Blessed is the Man: the whole kathisma.

Lord, I Call: 6 resurrection + 4 triodion; glory: triodion; now, theotokion - the dogmatikon in the tone of the week.

Entrance, prokeimenon of the day. Litany: Let us say… etc. Vouchsafe. Let us complete our evening…

Litya: temple; glory and now: triodion.

Aposticha: resurrection, with their verses; glory and now: triodion.

Troparia: Rejoice (2x); Cross: “O Lord, save…” (1x)
(If vigil is not served: resurrection; glory: Cross, Tone 1; now: resurrectional theotokion in the same tone.)