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!

March 11

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

March 14

Venerable Benedict of Nursia
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 16

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

March 17

First Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 1
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Venerable Alexius, the Man of God

March 18

Monday of the Second Week of the Great Fast
Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers (sung on Sunday)
Repose of St Nikolaj of Zhicha
St Cyril of Jerusalem

March 21

St James the Confessor
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (served on Wednesday)

March 23

Second Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
Martyr Nikon and those with him
Liturgy of the Presanctifed Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 24

Second Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 2
St Gregory Palamas
Forefeast of the Annunciation

March 25

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

March 28

Venerable Hilarion the New
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Wednesday)

March 30

Third Saturday of Great Lent – Memorial Saturday
Venerable John Climacus
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (sung on Friday)
Vespers alone

March 31

Third Sunday of Great Lent/Tone 3
Veneration of the Cross
Repose of St Innocent of Alaska (transferred to April 1)