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!

December 23

30th Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 5
Sunday before the Nativity of Christ
Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete

December 24

Eve of the Nativity of Christ
Nun Martyr Eugenia of Rome

"You/Your" version
Royal Hours
Liturgy of St Basil the Great

"Thou/Thy" version
Royal Hours
Liturgy of St Basil the Great

December 25

The Nativity of our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ

"You/Your" version
Great Compline
Matins
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom

"Thou/Thy" version
Great Compline
Matins
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom

December 26

Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity
Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos

December 27

Third Day of the Feast of the Nativity
Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen

December 30

31st Sunday after Pentecost/Tone 6
Sunday after the Nativity
Holy Righteous Ones: Joseph, David, and James