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 23

Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete
Royal Hours

December 24

Eve of the Nativity of Christ
Saturday before the Nativity of Christ
Nun Martyr Eugenia of Rome
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Vespers

December 25

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ
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
Holy Righteous Ones: Joseph, David, and James

December 27

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

December 31

Saturday after the Nativity and before the Theophany
Leavetaking of the Nativity