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!

October 1

The Protection of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary
Apostle of the Seventy Ananias
Venerable Romanos the Melodist

October 6

Glorification of St Innocent, Apostle to the Americas
Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas

October 9

16th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 7
Glorification of St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
Holy Apostle James, Son of Alphaeus

October 16

17th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 8
Holy Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council
Martyr Longinus the Centurion

October 18

Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke

October 22

Memorial Saturday—Demetrius Saturday

October 23

18th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 1
Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord

October 26

Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica
Commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople

October 31

Hieromartyr Archpriest John Kochurov (1917)