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!

April 6

Fourth Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
St Eutychius, Patriarch of Constantinople
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

April 7

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 4
St John of “The Ladder” (Climacus)
Repose of St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
(transferred to April 8)

April 8

Monday of the Fifth Week of the Great Fast
Repose of St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
(transferred from April 7)
Sunday Vespers
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Monday)

April 11

Great Kanon of St Andrew of Crete
Hieromartyr Antipas
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

April 12

St Basil the Confessor
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Thursday)

April 13

Fifth Saturday of Great Lent
Saturday of the Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

April 14

Fifth Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 5
St Mary of Egypt

April 15

Monday of the Sixth Week of the Great Fast
Apostles of the Seventy
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

April 18

Venerable John, disciple of Ven Gregory of Decapolis
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

April 20

Lazarus Saturday
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

April 21

The Entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday)

April 22

Great and Holy Monday
Sunday evening Vespers
Bridegroom Matins

April 23

Great and Holy Tuesday
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Monday)
Bridegroom Matins

April 24

Great and Holy Wednesday
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Tuesday)
Bridegroom Matins

April 25

Great and Holy Thursday
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)
Bridegroom Matins (sung on Wednesday)

April 26

Great and Holy Friday
Vespers with the Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great (sung on Thursday)

April 27

Great and Holy Saturday
Vespers (served on Friday Afternoon)
Vespers with the Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great (sung on Saturday)

April 29

Bright Monday
Holy Glorious Greatmartyr George (transferred from April 23)
Vespers of Pascha (sung on Sunday)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Monday)

April 30

Bright Tuesday
Holy Apostle James, the brother of St John the Theologian
Vespers (served on Monday evening)
Divine Liturgy (celebrated on Tuesday)