Typicon and Choir cues

26 November / 9 December 2001


(Tone 1)

Simple service for the day (service 1A in the SJoKP Order of Divine Services).

Sunday Readings: Ephesians 6:10-17 Luke 13;10-17

Troparia: Resurrection; Glory...; for St. Alypius Kontakion: Resurrection

Third Antiphon (Beatitudes)

8 Troparia: all from the Octoechoes

  1. We offer Thee the voice of the thief and cry aloud to Thee: Remember us, O Saviour in Thy Kingdom.
  2. We bring Thee the Cross for the forgiveness of offenses. For us hast Thou accepted it, O Lover of mankind.
  3. We venerate, O Master, Thy tomb and Thy rising, through which Thou hast delivered the world from corruption, O Lover of Mankind.
  4. By Thy death, O Lord, death has been swallowed up, and by Thy Resurrection, Saviour, has the world been saved.
  5. Those sleeping in darkness have seen Thee, the Light, and they have risen out of the nethermost parts of hell, O Christ.
  6. Risen from the tomb Thou hast met the women bearing myrrh and told the disciples to proclaim Thy Rising.
  7. Let us all glorify the Father, worship the Son and faithfully sing the praises of the Holy Spirit.
  8. Hail! Throne in the form of fire: Hail! unwedded Bride. Hail! to Thee O Virgin who hast brought forth God for man .

Troparion of the Resurrection (Tone 2)

When Thou didst descend unto death, O Life Immortal, / then didst Thou slay Hades with the lightning of Thy Divinity. / And when Thou didst also raise the dead out of the nethermost depths, / all the Hosts of the Heavens cried out: / O Life-giver, Christ our God, glory be to Thee.

Troparion of the Temple

Troparion of St. Alypius (Tone 1)

Thou wast a pillar of endurance, O venerable one, emulating the forefathers: Job in sufferings and Joseph in temptations, and the life of the incorporeal ones while yet in they body. O Alypius, our father, entreat Christ God, that our souls be saved.

Kontakion of the Resurrection (Tone 2)

Thou didst arise from the tomb, O omnipotent Saviour, / and Hades was terrified on beholding the wonder; / and the dead arose, and creation at the sight thereof rejoiceth with Thee. / And Adam also is joyful, // and the world, O my Saviour, praiseth Thee for ever.

Kontakion of the Temple

Kontakion of St. Alypius (Tone 8)
Spec. Mel: "As the first-fruits..."

Today the church glorifieth and hymneth thee, O Alypius, as a cause of virtues and the adornment of fasters. In accordance with thy name thy supplications grand deliverance from grievous transgressions unto them that with love honor thy brave deeds and struggles.

O Protection of Christians (Tone 6)

O Protection of Christians that cannot be put to shame, / unchanging Mediation before the Creator / despise not the voice of the sinner's prayer / but in that Thou art good / come quickly to help us who call upon Thee in faith / make speed to intercede and make haste to supplicate / O Theotokos // Who dost ever protect those that honor Thee.

The Prokeimenon in the 2nd Tone

The Lord is my strength and my song, // and He is become my salvation. (Ps. 117:14)

Vs/ With chastisement hath the Lord chastened me, but He hath not given me over unto death. (Ps. 117:18)

Epistle: (Ephesians 6:10-17)

Brethren: Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

The Alleluia in the 2nd Tone

PAUSE before first verse

The Lord hear thee in the day of affliction; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee. (Ps. 19:1)

Vs/ O Lord, save the king, and hearken unto us in the day when we call upon Thee. (Ps. 19:9)

Gospel: (Luke 13:10-17)

At that time, Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God. And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day. The Lord then answered him, and said, Thou hypocrite, doth not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the stall, and lead him away to watering? And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day? And when he had said these things, all his adversaries were ashamed: and all the people rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by him.

Communion Verse

Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise Him in the highest. (Ps.


Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

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