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 27

Repose of St Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn
(transferred to Saturday, March 3)
Monday of the First Week of the Great Fast
Forgiveness Vespers (sung on Sunday)
Venerable Procopius the Confessor

“You / Your” Version “Thou / Thy” Version

March 9

Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 10

[Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste]
Thursday evening Vespers with the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

March 11

Second Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
St Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem

"You/Your" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

"Thou/Thy" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 12

Second Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 5
St Gregory Palamas

March 13

Monday of the Third Week of the Great Fast
Translation of the relics of St Nicephorus
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 16

Martyr Sabinas of Egypt
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 18

Third Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
St Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem

"You/Your" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

"Thou/Thy" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 19

Third Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 6
Veneration of the Cross

March 20

Monday of the Fourth Week of the Great Fast
Holy Fathers slain at the Monastery of St Sabbas
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 23

Martyr Nikon and 199 disciples with him in Sicily
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 24

Forefeast of Annunciation
Vespers (sung on Thursday)

March 25

Fourth Saturday of Great Lent
Annunciation of our Most-holy Lady, Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary

"You/Your" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Great Compline and Matins (sung on Friday)
Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (sung on Saturday)

"Thou/Thy" Version
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Great Compline and Matins (sung on Friday)
Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (sung on Saturday)

March 26

Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 7
St John of “The Ladder” (Climacus)
Leavetaking of the Annunciation
Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel

March 27

Monday of the Fifth Week of the Great Fast
Martyr Matrona of Thessalonica
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 30

Great Kanon of St Andrew of Crete
Venerable John Climacus of Sinai
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 31

Repose of St Innocent, Enlightener of the Aleuts and Apostle to the Americas
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Thursday)