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3rd Hr: Troparia: Resurrection; Glory . . . for St. Isidore Kontakion: Resurrection
6th Hr: Troparia: Resurrection; Glory . . . for the Meeting of the Lord Kontakion: for The Meeting
Third Antiphon (Beatitudes)
10 Troparia: 6 of the Resurrection, 4 from Ode 4 of the Canon of the Feast
NOTE: The Troparia for the feast are taken from Ode 4 of the canon, and not Ode 3, as is more usual, because the troparia from Ode 3 (and also Ode 6) will have already been chanted/read at the Liturgy on the feast day itself. We then chant/read the troparia from Ode 1 at Liturgy on Saturday, so by Sunday we will have gotten to Ode 4. This issue can be resolved by looking in the directions for Feb 4 in the Menaion.
Troparion of the Resurrection (Tone 4)
Having learned the joyful proclamation / of the Resurrection from the angel, / and having cast off the ancestral condemnation, / the women disciples of the Lord spake to the apostles exultantly: / Death is despoiled / and Christ God is risen, // granting to the world great mercy.
Troparion of the Meeting of the Lord (Tone 1)
Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos, full of grace, for from thee hath shone forth Christ our God, the Sun or righteousness, Who doth illumine those in darkness. Be glad, thou also, O righteous elder who receivest in thine arms the Deliverer of our souls, Who granteth us resurrection.
Troparion of the Temple
Troparion Of St. Isidore (Tone 8)
In thee, O father, that which was created in God's image was manifestly save; for, taking up thy cross, thou didst follow after Christ; and, laboring, thou didst teach us to disdain the flesh, in that it is transitory, but to care for the soul as a thing immortal. Wherefore, thy spirit rejoiceth with the angels, O venerable Isidore!
Kontakion of the Resurrection (Tone 4)
My Saviour and Redeemer hath, as God, / raised up the earthborn from the grave and from their fetters, / and He has broken / the gates of Hades, // and, as Master, hath arisen on the third day..
Kontakion of the Temple
Kontakion of St. Isidore (Tone 4 Spec. Mel: "Thou hast appeared..."
The Church, finding thee to be another morning-star, O all glorious one, crieth out to thee, illumined by the lightning-flashes of thy words: Rejoice, O most blessed and divinely wise Isidore!
Both now and ever . . .
Kontakion of the Meeting of the Lord (tone 1)
O thou Who didst hallow the Virgin's womb by Thy birth and didst bless the hands of Symeon as was meet, by anticipation thou hast now saved even us, O Christ god. But in the midst of battle grant peace to Thy community, an d strengthen the hierarchs whom Thou hast loved, O Thou Who alone lovest mankind.
The Prokeimenon in the 4th Tone
How magnified are Thy works, O Lord! // In wisdom hast Thou made them all. (Ps. 103:26)
Vs/ Bless the Lord, O my soul; O Lord my God, Thou hast been magnified exceedingly. (Ps. 103:1)
And in the 3rd Tone
My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior
NOTE CONCERNING THE SCRIPTURE READINGS:
Only the Sunday readings (Epistle and Gospel) are read. The rule is that on Sundays during an afterfeast the prokimenon, alleluia, and communion hymn of the feast are chanted after those for the day (Sunday Tone 4 in this case), but the readings are for the day only. If the saint of the day has readings, then his/her prokimenon, alleluia, and communion hymn replace those of the feast and his Epistle and Gospel readings are read, as well. St. Isidore has no readings, so we chant the prokimenon, alleluia and communion hymn first for the Sunday, then for the Feast, and read the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday of Week 32 alone.
Epistle: (I Tim (from the midpoint) 4:9-15)
Brethren: This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation. For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe. These things command and teach. Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.
The Alleluia in the 4th Tone
(NO PAUSE before first verse)
Bend Thy bow, and proceed prosperously, and be king, because of truth and meekness and righteousness. (Ps. 44:3)
Vs/ Thou hast loved righteousness and hated iniquity. (Ps. 44:6)
And in the 8th tone:
Now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace, O Master, according to Thy word.
Gospel: (Luke 19:1-10)
And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, be cause he was little of stature. And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must abide at thy house. And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner. And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him , This day is salvation come to this house, forasmuch as he also is a son of Abraham. For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Praise the Lord in the heavens, praise him in the highest.
I will take the cup of salvation, and I will call upon the name of the Lord
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!