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 24

29th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 4
Eve of the Nativity of Christ
Sunday before the Nativity of Christ
Nun Martyr Eugenia of Rome

"You/Your" Version
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Vespers

"Thou/Thy" Version
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Vespers

December 25

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ

"You/Your" Version
Great Compline
Matins
Liturgy of St Basil the Great

"Thou/Thy" Version
Great Compline
Matins
Liturgy of St Basil the Great

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
Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen

December 31

30th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 5
Holy Righteous Ones: Joseph, David, and James
Leavetaking of the Nativity