Typicon and Choir cues for 23 July / 5 August


Tone 8

Simple service to Martyr Trophimus (Service 1A in the Order of Divine Services)


Martyrs Trophimus, Theophilus, and 13 others in Lycia; Pochaev Icon of the all Holy Theotokos; Hieromartyr Apollinaris, bishop of Ravenna; Righteous Anna (Hannah) Mother of the Priest Samuel; Commemoration of the Miraculous Appearance of the Mother of God at Pochaev, which saved the monastery from the assault of the Tatars and Turks (1675); Translation of the relics of St. Herman (Germanus), archbishop of Kazan; Newmartyr Nektarios (Trezvinsky), bishop of Yaransk; The "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Icon (with coins) in Petersburg; [Greek Calendar; Hieromartyr Apollonius, and 250 killed by Bulgarians during the reign of the Emperor Nicephorus; Eight Martyrs of Carthage; St. Anna of Constantinople] .


  • Sunday Readings: 1 Corinthians 3:9-17 Matthew 14:22-34


Troparia: Resurrection; Glory...; Martyr Trophimus Kontakion: Resurrection

Third Antiphon (Beatitudes)

8 Troparia: all from the Octoechos

  1. Remember us, O Christ, Thou Saviour of the world, as Thou didst remember the thief upon the Cross; and account us all worthy of Thy heavenly kingdom, O Thou Who alone art compassionate.
  2. Hearken, O Adam, and rejoice with Eve for he who of old stripped you both naked, and by deception hath taken all of us captive, hath been set at naught by the Cross of Christ.
  3. Nailed of Thine own will to the Tree, O our Saviour, Thou didst deliver Adam from the curse which came through the tree, and hast rewarded that which is in Thine image with a dwelling in paradise, in that Thou art compassionate.
  4. Today is Christ risen from the tomb, granting incorruption unto all the faithful; and He reneweth the joy of the myrrh-bearing women after His suffering and resurrection!
  5. Rejoice, O wise myrrh-bearing women, who were first to behold the resurrection of Christ, and who proclaimed to the apostles the glad tidings of the restoration of the whole world!
  6. O ye apostles, who are manifestly the friends of Christ and are to be enthroned with Him in glory: entreat Him with boldness, that He intercede for us, for ye are His disciples.
  7. O unoriginate Trinity, indivisible Essence, Unity equally enthroned, equal in honor and glory, transcendent Nature and Kingship: Save us who praise Thee with faith!
  8. Rejoice, spacious habitation of God! Rejoice, ark of the new covenant: Rejoice, jar whence the heavenly Manna is given to all.

Troparion of the Resurrection (Tone 8)

From on high didst Thou descend, O Compassionate One; / to burial of three days hast Thou submitted / that Thou mightest free us from our passions. // O our Life and Resurrection, O Lord, glory be to Thee.

Troparion of the Temple

Troparion of Martyr Trophimus (Tone 4)

In their sufferings, O Lord, / Thy martyrs have received imperishable crowns from Thee, Our God; / for, possessed of Thy might, / they set the tormentors at naught, and crushed the feeble audacity of the demons. // By their prayers save Thou our souls.

Kontakion of the Temple

Glory . . .

Kontakion of the Resurrection (Tone 8)

Having risen from the tomb, / Thou didst raise up the dead and didst resurrect Adam. / Eve also danceth at They Resurrection, / and the ends of the world celebrate Thine arising from the dead, // O Greatly-merciful One.

Both now and ever . . .

O Protection of Christians

O protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame, O mediation unto the creator unfailing, disdain not the suppliant voices of sinners, but be thou quick, O good one, to help us who in faith cry unto thee; hasten to intercession and speed thou to make supplication, thou who dost ever protect, O Theotokos, them that honor thee.

The Prokeimenon in the 8th Tone

Make your vows and pay them // to the Lord our God. (Ps. 75:10)

Vs. In Judea is God known, His name is great in Israel. (Ps. 75:1)

Epistle: (1 Corinthians 3:9-17)

Brethren: For we are laborers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building. According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire. Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Priest: Peace be unto the one who has read. Reader: And to thy spirit.

The Alleluia in the 8th Tone

(PAUSE before first verse)

Come let us rejoice in the Lord, let us shout with jubilation unto God our Saviour. (Ps. 94:1)

Vs. Let us come before His countenance with thanksgiving, and with psalms let us shout in jubilation unto Him. (Ps. 94:2).

Gospel: (Matthew 14:22-34)

At that time, Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased. Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God. And when they were gone over, they came into the land of Gennesaret.

Communion Verse

Praise the Lord in the heavens, praise him in the highest.

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

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