• Salvonic Gospels and Epistle books have several kinds of markings in the margin. One set of markings denotes the prescribes reading for the day, the feast of the Saint. There is another set of markings which are names of weekdays and numbers, which do not refer to the liturgical readings read in church, but are divisions for use in reading the New Testament privately ("in one's kellia").
  • This document lists these private reading divisons, up to this time not available in English.
  • This system results in the Epistles, minus the Apocalypse which is
  • not printed in the liturgical Epistolary, being read through in 8 weeks,
  • and the Gospels being read through in 4 weeks.
  • Since the Revelation (Apocalypse) of St. John is prescribed to be read in some seasons at the Night Vigil, and is in the Slavonic Bible, it is also included in the table below.
  • If read consecutively, the entire New Testament would thus be read through in 14 weeks, or about 4 times a year.
  • If read concurrently, the Gospels would be read through each month (actually 13 times in a year), and the Episles would be read in their entirety five times a year.
  • Thus far the Introductions to each of the Books of the New Testament that are in the Slavonic Epistle and Gospel books have not been
  • published in English.
    1. The table below presents the chapters for the Gospels and Epistles, according to a 4 week schedule for the gospels 10 week schedule fot eh epistles.
    2. Another table presents a 52 week schedule of readings for the gospels and epistles, to be read in a reapeating consecutive Order
    3. The last table presents a 52 week schedule for the gospels and epistles to be read concurrently.
    4. GOSPEL:
    5. Week 1:
    6. MON. Matth. 1:1 - 7:18.

    7. TUE. Matth. 7:19 - 12:38

    8. WED. Matth. 12:38 - 18:35.

    9. THU. Matth. 19:1 - 24:26.

    10. FRI. Matth. 24:27 - end.
    11. Week 2:
    12. MON. Mark 1:1 - 4:23.

    13. TUE. Mk. 4:24 - 7:24a.

    14. WED. Mk. 7:24b - 10:16.

    15. THU. Mk. 10:17 - 13:29.

    16. FRI. MK. 13:30 - end.
    17. Week 3:
    18. MON. Luke 1:1 - 5:24.

    19. TUE. Lk. 5:25 - 9:42.

    20. WED. Lk. 9:43 - 14:14.

    21. THU. Lk. 14:15 - 20:18.

    22. FRI. Lk. 20:19 - end.
    23. Week 4:
    24. MON. John 1:1 - 5:22.

    25. TUE. Jn. 5:23 - 8:28.

    26. WED. Jn. 8:29 - 12:17.

    27. THU. Jn. 12:18 - 16:33.

    28. FRI. Jn. 16:34 - end.
    29. EPISTOLARY:
    30. Week 1:
    31. SUN: Introduction to Acts; Acts 1:1 to 3:2.

    32. MON: Acts 3:3 - 5:18.

    33. TUE. Acts 5:19 - 7:47.

    34. WED: Acts 7:47 - 10:16.

    35. THU: Acts 10:17 - 42;

    36. FRI: Acts 10:43 - 13:11.

    37. SAT: ACts 13:12 - 15:3.
    38. Week 2:
    39. SUN. Acts 15:4 - 17:2.

    40. MON. Acts 17:3 - 19:2.

    41. TUE. Acts 19:3 - 20:27.

    42. WED. Acts 20:28 - 21:38.

    43. THU. Acts 21:39 - 24:21.

    44. FRI. Acts 24:21 - 27:1.

    45. SAT> Acts 27:2 - end.
    46. Week 3:
    47. SUN. James 1:1 - 4:4.

    48. MON. Jas. 4:5 - I Pet. 2:10.

    49. TUE. I Pet. 2:11 - 4:7.

    50. WED. I Pet. 4:8 - II Pet. 3:1.

    51. THU. II Pet. 3:2 - I John 3:8.

    52. FRI. I Jn. 3:9 - end.

    53. SAT. II Jn 1:1 - end.
    54. Week 4:
    55. SUN. Romans 1:1 - 3:17.

    56. MON. Rom. 3:18 - 6:20.

    57. TUE. Rom. 6:21 - 9:3.

    58. WED. 9:4 - 11:33.

    59. THU. Rom. 11:34 - 15:15.

    60. FRI. Rom. 15:16 - I Cor. 1:26.

    61. SAT. I Cor. 1:27 - 5:10.
    62. Week 5:
    63. SUN. I Cor. 5:11 - 8:6.

    64. MON. " 8:7 - 11:20

    65. TUE. I Cor. 11:21 - 14:24

    66. WED. I Cor. 14:25 - 16:55

    67. THU. I Cor. 16:56 - II Cor. 2:11

    68. FRI. II Cor. 2:12 - 7:2.

    69. SAT. II Cor. 7:3 - 10:10
    70. Week 6:
    71. SUN. II Cor. 10:11 - 12:21

    72. MON. II Cor. 13:1 - Galat. 2:19.

    73. TUE. Gal. 2:20 - 5:18

    74. WED. Gal. 5:19 - Ephes. 2:20.

    75. THU. Eph. 2:21 - 5:33.

    76. FRI. Eph. 6:1 - Philipp. 2:12

    77. SAT. Philipp. 2:13 through Introd. to Colossians.
    78. Week 7:
    79. SUN. Col. 1:1 - 3:15.

    80. MON. Col. 3:16 - I Thess. 4:1

    81. TUE. I Thess. 4:2 - II Thess. 3:1

    82. WED. II Thess. 3:2 - I Timothy 3:10.

    83. THU. I Tim. 3:11 - II Tim. 1:8.

    84. FRI. II Tim. 1:9 - 4:28.

    85. SAT. Introd. to Titus and Tit. 1:1 - Introd. Hebrews.

    86. Week 8:
    87. SUN. Introd. Hebrews and Heb. 1:1 - 3:16.

    88. MON. Heb. 3:17 - 6:19.

    89. TUE. Heb. 6:20 - 9:6.

    90. WED. Heb. 9:7 - 10:34.

    91. THU. Heb. 10:35 - 12:10.

    92. FRI. Heb. 12:11 - end.

    93. SAT. If desired, Rev. 1:1 - 2:2
    94. Week 9:
    95. SUN. Rev. 2:3 - 3:2

    96. MON. Rev. 3:3 - 4:4.

    97. TUE. Rev. 4:5 - 5:5.

    98. WED. Rev. 5:6 - 6:7

    99. THU. Rev. 6:8 - 7:8

    100. FRI. Rev. 7:9 - 8:9.

    101. SAT. Rev. 8:10 - 9:11.
    102. Week 10:
    103. SUN. Rev. 9:12 - 10:11.

    104. MON. Rev. 11:1-19.

    105. TUE. Rev. 12:1 - 13:18.

    106. WED. Rev. 14:1 - 15:18.

    107. THU. Rev. 16:1-17:18.

    108. FRI. Rev. 18:1 - 20:8.

    109. Sat. Rev. 20:9 - end.

    110. On 23 Aug 99, Fr. John Shaw posted the "Lectionary for the Kellia" to the
    111. Ustav List. Below is an updated/corrected version of this Lectionary.
    112. Fr. John's version was set up for consecutive reading of the whole New
    113. Testament (including the Revelation or Apocalpyse of St. John) over a period
    114. of fourteen weeks.
    115. Another possible way of using the "Lectionary for the Kellia" would be to
    116. read the the Apostolos and Gospel simultaneously over a period of eight
    117. weeks, with the Gospel being read twice each time the Apostolos is read
    118. once. This could be conveniently coordinated with the eight-week cycle of
    119. the tones of the Octoechos. Such a method does not include the Revelation,
    120. which would have to be read separately.
    121. APOSOTLOS
    122. WEEK DAY READING
    123. 1 SUN Introduction to Acts; Acts 1:1 - 3:2.
    124. MON Acts 3:3 - 5:18
    125. TUE Acts 5:19 - 7:48
    126. WED Acts 7:49 - 10:18
    127. THU Acts 10:19 - 42
    128. FRI Acts 10:43 - 13:11
    129. SAT Acts 13:12 - 15:3
    130. 2 SUN Acts 15:4 - 17:2
    131. MON Acts 17:3 - 19:2
    132. TUE Acts 19:3 - 20:27
    133. WED Acts 20:28 - 21:38
    134. THU Acts 21:39 - 24:21
    135. FRI Acts 24:22 - 27:2
    136. SAT Acts 27:3 - end
    137. 3 SUN Introduction to James; James 1:1 - 4:4
    138. MON James 4:5 - end; Introduction to I Peter;
    139. I Pet 1:1 - 2:11
    140. TUE I Pet 2:12 - 5:7
    141. WED I Pet 5:8 - end; Introduction to II Peter;
    142. II Pet 1:1 - 3:1
    143. THU II Pet 3:2 - end; Introduction to I John;
    144. I John 1:1 - 3:8
    145. FRI I John 3:9 - end
    146. SAT Introduction to II John; II John 1:1 - end;
    147. Introduction to III John;
    148. III John 1:1 - end; Introduction to Jude;
    149. Jude 1:1 - end
    150. 4 SUN Introduction to Romans; Rom 1:1--3:16
    151. MON Rom 3:17 - 6:20
    152. TUE Rom 6:21 - 9:3
    153. WED Rom 9:4 - 11:31
    154. THU Rom 11:32 - 15:15
    155. FRI Rom 15:16 - end; Introduction to I Corinthians;
    156. I Cor 1:1 - 1:26
    157. SAT I Cor 1:27 - 5:10
    158. 5 SUN I Cor 5:11 - 8:6
    159. MON I Cor 8:7 - 11:21
    160. TUE I Cor 11:22 - 14:24
    161. WED I Cor 14:25 -15:54
    162. THU I Cor 15:55 - end; Introduction to II Corinthians;
    163. II Cor 1:1 - 2:11
    164. FRI II Cor 2:12 - 7:2
    165. FRI II Cor 7:3 - 10:10
    166. 6 SUN II Cor 10:11 - 13:1
    167. MON II Cor 13:2 - end: Introductions to Galatians;
    168. Gal 1:1 - 2:19
    169. TUE Gal 2:20 - 5:19
    170. WED Gal 5:20 - end; Introduction to Ephesians;
    171. Eph 1:1 - 2:20
    172. THU Eph 2:21 - 5:33
    173. FRI Eph 6:1 - end; Introduction to Philippians;
    174. Phil 1:1 - 2:12
    175. SAT Phil 2:13 - end
    176. 7 SUN Introduction to Colossians; Col 1:1 - 3:15
    177. MON Col 3:16 - end; Intro to I Thessalonians;
    178. I Thess 1:1 - 4:1
    179. TUE I Thess 4:2 - end; Introduction to II Thessalonians;
    180. II Thess 1:1 - 3:2
    181. WED II Thess. 3:3 - end; Introduction to I Timothy;
    182. I Tim 1:1 - 3:9
    183. THU I Tim 3:10 - end; Introduction to II Timothy;
    184. II Tim 1:1 - 1:8
    185. FRI II Tim 1:9 - end
    186. SAT Introduction to Titus; Tit 1:1 - end;
    187. Introduction to Philemon; Phil 1:1 - end
    188. 8 SUN Introduction to Hebrews; Heb 1:1 - 3:16
    189. MON Heb 3:17 - 6:19
    190. TUE Heb 6:20 - 9:6
    191. WED Heb 9:7 - 10:33
    192. THU Heb 10:34 - 12:10
    193. FRI Heb 12:11 - end
    194. REVELATION
    195. SAT Rev 1:1 - 2:2
    196. 9 SUN Rev 2:3 - 3:2
    197. MON Rev 3:3 - 4:4
    198. TUE Rev 4:5 - 5:5
    199. WED Rev 5:6 - 6:7
    200. THU Rev 6:8 - 7:8
    201. FRI Rev 7:9 - 8:9
    202. SAT Rev 8:10 - 9:11
    203. 10 SUN Rev 9:12 - 10:11
    204. MON Rev 11:1-19
    205. TUE Rev 12:1 - 13:18
    206. WED Rev 14:1 - 15:18
    207. THU Rev 16:1 - 17:18
    208. FRI Rev 18:1 - 20:8
    209. SAT Rev 20:9 - end
    210. GOSPEL
    211. WEEK DAY READING
    212. 1 MON Matt 1:1 -7:18
    213. TUE Matt 7:19 - 12:37
    214. WED Matt 12:38 - 18:35
    215. THU Matt 19:1 - 24:26
    216. FRI Matt 24:27 - end
    217. 2 MON Mark 1:1 - 4:23
    218. TUE Mark 4:24 - 7:24a
    219. WED Mark 7:24b - 10:16
    220. THU Mark 10:17 - 13:29
    221. FRI Mark 13:30 - end
    222. 3 MON Luke 1:1 - 5:24
    223. TUE Luke 5:25 - 9:42
    224. WED Luke 9:43 - 14:14
    225. THU Luke 14:15 - 20:18
    226. FRI Luke 20:19 - end
    227. 4 MON John 1:1 - 5:22
    228. TUE John 5:23 - 8:28
    229. WED John 8:29 - 12:17
    230. THU John 12:18 - 16:33a
    231. FRI John 16:33b - end
    232. Daniel Olson
    233. Taken from a post #2733 to the ustav mailing list sent: Mon Sep 20, 1999

    234. From Daniel Olson




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