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 24

Monday of Cheesefare
First and Second Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John

February 26

Wednesday of Cheesefare
St. Prophyrius, Bishop of Gaza
Vespers (sung on Tuesday)

February 27

Thursday of Cheesefare
Repose of St Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn
Vespers (sung on Wednesday)
Divine Liturgy

February 28

Friday of Cheesefare
Ven. Basil the Confessor, Companion of Ven. Procopius at Decapolis
Vespers (sung on Thursday)

February 29

Saturday of Cheesefare
Commemoration of All Righteous Monastics
Ven. John Cassian the Roman

March 1

Sunday of Cheesefare/Tone 4
Expulsion of Adam from Paradise
Forgiveness Sunday
Martyr Eudoxia of Heliopolis

March 2

Monday of the First Week of the Great Fast
Forgiveness Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 5

Martyr Conon of Isauria
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 7

First Saturday of the Great Fast
Commemoration of St Theodore the Recruit
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 8

First Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 5
Sunday of Orthodoxy
St. Theophylactus, Bishop of Nicomedia

March 9

Monday of the Second Week of the Great Fast
Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers (sung on Sunday)
Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Monday)

March 12

Ven. Theophanes the Confessor, of Sigriane
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (served on Wednesday)

March 14

Second Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
Ven. Benedict of Nursia
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 15

Second Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 6
St Gregory Palamas
Martyr Agapius and those with him

March 16

Monday of the Third Week of the Great Fast
Martyr Sabinus of Egypt
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 19

Martyrs Chrysanthus and Daria and those with them at Rome
Liturgy of the Presanctified gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 21

Third Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
St. James the Confessor, Bishop of Catania
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 22

Third Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 7
Veneration of the Cross
Hieromartyr Basil of Ancyra

March 23

Monday of the Fourth Week of the Great Fast
Ven. Martyr Nikon and 199 disciples with him in Sicily
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 25

Annunciation of our Most-holy Lady, Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary
Vespers (sung on Tuesday)
Vespers and Divine Liturgy (sung on Wednesday)

March 28

Fourth Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
Ven. Hilarion the New
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 29

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 8
St. John Climacus
Hieromartyr Mark, Bishop of Arethusa

March 30

Monday of the Fifth Week of the Great Fast
Ven. John Climacus of Sinai, author of The Ladder
Vespers (sung on Sunday)

March 31

Repose of St. Innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow, Enlightener of the Aleuts and Apostle to the Americas
Vespers (sung on Monday)
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Tuesday)