Liturgical Propers

Divine Liturgy, Matins and Vespers
June 1: Monday of the Holy Spirit

June 1: Monday of the Holy Spirit

KNEELING VESPERS AND DIVINE LITURGY VESPERS After the initial Amen, all kneel and sing in Tone 6: Heavenly King, Advocate, Spirit of Truth,* who are everywhere present and fill all things,* Treasury of Blessings, Bestower of Life,* come, and dwell within us;* cleanse...

Apr 25; Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark

Apr 25; Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! When the doors were closed and the disciples were gathered together* You suddenly appeared in their midst, Jesus our Almighty...

April 12; Agape Vespers on Pascha

April 12; Agape Vespers on Pascha

AGAPE VESPERS The Paschal Troprion is sung three times: first by the clergy, then by the faithful, then half by the clergy, and half by the faithful. We continue to sing the Troparion with verses from Psalm 67: Paschal Troparion Christ is risen from the dead,*...

Mar 29; Fifth Sunday of the Great Fast – Mary of Egypt, Tone 1; Our Venerable Father Mark, Bishop of Arethusa, the Deacon Cyril and Others Martyred During the Reign of Julian the Apostate (360-63)

Mar 29; Fifth Sunday of the Great Fast – Mary of Egypt, Tone 1; Our Venerable Father Mark, Bishop of Arethusa, the Deacon Cyril and Others Martyred During the Reign of Julian the Apostate (360-63)

GREAT VESPERS & DIVINE LITURGY Great Vespers: Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Accept our evening prayer, O holy Lord,* and grant us forgiveness of sins,**...

Mar 22; Fourth Sunday of the Great Fast – John Climacus, Tone 8; The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Presbyter of Ancyra (363); Passing into eternal life (1924) of Fr. Isidore Dolnytsky, hymnographer, professor and spiritual father of L’viv and the Greek College in Rome

Mar 22; Fourth Sunday of the Great Fast – John Climacus, Tone 8; The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Presbyter of Ancyra (363); Passing into eternal life (1924) of Fr. Isidore Dolnytsky, hymnographer, professor and spiritual father of L’viv and the Greek College in Rome

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 8 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O Christ, during this spiritual service,* we sing to You these evening prayers,* commemorating the mercy You...

Mar 9; Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Mar 9; Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Let us love the fast!* By the power of the Holy Spirit * the evil passions of the soul will be driven out.* He will strengthen us in performing divine deeds;* He will direct...