The Lectionary: Scripture Readings for the Church Year

I. THE PASCHAL SEASON: Pascha through Pentecost


BRIGHT WEEK

Sunday

PASCHA, the Bright Resurrection of Christ

Acts §1 (1:1-8)

John §1 (1:1-17)

Agape Vespers Gospel: John §65 (20:19-25)

 Monday

Acts §2 (1:12-17, 21-26)

John §2 (1:18-28)

 Tuesday

Acts §4 (2:14-21)

Luke §113 (24:12-35)

 Wednesday

Acts §5 (2:22-36)

John §4 (1:35-51)

 Thursday

Acts §6 (2:38-43)

John §8 (3:1-15)

Friday

Acts §7 (3:1-8)

John §7 (2:12-22)

Saturday

Acts §8 (3:11-16)

John §11 (3:22-33)

SECOND WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

Second Sunday of Pascha: Thomas Sunday

1st Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Matthew §116 [28:16-20]

Acts §14 (5:12-20)

John §65 (20:19-31)

Monday

Acts §9 (3:19-26)

John §6 (2:1-11)

 Tuesday

Acts §10 (4:1-10)

John §10 (3:16-21)

 Wednesday

Acts §11 (4:13-22)

John §15 (5:17b-24)

 Thursday

Acts §12 (4:23-31)

John §16 (5:24-30)

Friday

Acts §13 (5:1-11)

John §17 (5:30b-6:2)

Saturday

Acts §15 (5:21-33)

John §19 (6:14-27)

THIRD WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

Third Sunday of Pascha: the Myrrh-bearing Women

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

Acts §16 (6:1-7)

Mark §69 (15:43-16:8)

Monday

Acts §17 (6:8-7:5a, 47-60)

John §13 (4:46b-54)

 Tuesday

Acts §18 (8:5-17)

John §20 (6:27-33)

 Wednesday

Acts §19 (8:18-25)

John §21 (6:35-39)

 Thursday

Acts §20 (8:26-39)

John §22 (6:40-44)

Friday

Acts §21 (8:40-9:19a)

John §23 (6:48-54)

Saturday

Acts §22 (9:19-31)

John §52 (15:17-16:2)

FOURTH WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

Fourth Sunday of Pascha: The Paralytic

4th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §112 (24:1-12)

Acts §23 (9:32-42)

John §14 (5:1-15)

Monday

Acts §24 (10:1-16)

John §24 (6:56-69)

 Tuesday

Acts §25 (10:21-33)

John §25 (7:1-13)

 Wednesday

Feast of Mid-Pentecost

Vespers Paramia: (1) Micah 4:2-3, 5; 5:2-5, 8 •
(2) Isaiah 55:1-3, 6-13 • (3) Proverbs 9:1-11

Acts §34 (14:6b-18)

John §26 (7:14-30)

Thursday

Acts §26 (10:34-43)

John §29 (8:12-20)

Friday

Acts §27 (10:44-11:10)

John §30 (8:21-30)

Saturday

Acts §29 (12:1-11)

John §31 (8:31-42a)

FIFTH WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

Fifth Sunday of Pascha: The Samaritan Woman

7th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §63 (20:1-10)

Acts §28 (11:19-26, 29-30)

John §12 (4:5-42)

Monday

Acts §30 (12:12-17)

John §32 (8:42-51)

 Tuesday

Acts §31 (12:25-13:12)

John §33 (8:51-59)

 Wednesday

Acts §32 (13:13-24)

John §18 (6:5-14)

 Thursday

Acts §35 (14:20b-27)

John §35 (9:39-10:9)

Friday

Acts §36 (15:5-34)

John §37 (10:17-28)

Saturday

Acts §37 (15:35-41)

John §38 (10:27-38)

SIXTH WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

Sixth Sunday of Pascha: The Blind Man

8th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §64 (20:11-18)

Acts §38 (16:16-34)

John §34 (9:1-38)

Monday

Acts §39 (17:1-15)

John §40 (11:47-57)

 Tuesday

Acts §40a (17:19-28a)

John §42 (12:19-36a)

 Wednesday

Apodosis of Pascha

Acts §41 (18:22-28(

John §43 (12:36-47)

Thursday

Ascension of the Lord

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 2:2-3 • (2) Isaiah 62:10-63:3, 7-9 •
(3) Zachariah 14:1, 4, 8-11

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

Acts §1 (1:1-12)

Luke §114 (24:36-53)

Friday

Acts §42 (19:1-8)

John §47 (14:1-11a)

Saturday

Acts §43 (20:7-12)

John §48 (14:10b-21)

SEVENTH WEEK OF PASCHA

Sunday

7th Sunday of Pascha: Fathers of the 1st Council

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 14:14-20 • (2) Deuteronomy 1:8-11, 15-17 •
(3) Deuteronomy 10:14-21

10th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §66 (21:1-14)

Acts §44 (20:16-18a, 28-36)

John §56 (17:1-13)

Monday

Acts §45 (21:8-14)

John §49 (14:27b-15:7)

 Tuesday

Acts §46 (21:26-32)

John §53 (16:2b-13a)

 Wednesday

Acts §47 (23:1-11)

John §54 (16:15-23)

 Thursday

Acts §48 (25:13-19)

John §55 (16:23b-33a)

Friday

Acts §50 (27:1-44)

John §57 (17:18-26)

Saturday

Trinity Saturday: Saturday of Souls

Acts §51 (28:1-31)

John §67 (21:15-25)

1 Thessalonians §270 (4:13-17)

John §16 (5:24-30)

Pentecost Sunday — Trinity Sunday

Sunday

Vespers Paramia: (1) Numbers 11:16-17, 24-29 • (2) Joel 2:23-32 •
(3) Ezekiel 36:24-28

Matins Gospel: John §65 (20:19-23)

Acts §3 (2:1-11)

John §27 (7:37-52; 8:12)

II. THE WEEKS AFTER PENTECOST


1ST WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Ephesians §229 (5:8b-19)

Matthew §75 (18:10-20)

Tuesday

Rom §79 (1:1-7, 13-17)

Matthew §10 (4:25-5:12a)

 Wednesday

Romans §80 (1:18-27)

Matthew §12 (5:20-26)

 Thursday

Romans §81 (1:28-2:9)

Matthew §13 (5:27-32)

Friday

Romans §82 (2:14-29)

Matthew §14 (5:33-41)

Saturday

Romans §79a (1:7b-12)

Matthew §15 (5:42-48)

Sunday

1st Sunday after Pentecost: Sunday of All Saints

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14a • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 5:15-6:3

1st Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Matthew §116 [28:16-20]

Hebrews §330 (11:33-12:2a)

Matthew §38 (10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30)

2ND WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Romans §83 (2:28-3:18)

Mt §19 (6:31-34;7:9-11)

Tuesday

Romans §86 (4:4-12)

Matthew §22 (7:15-21)

 Wednesday

Romans §87 (4:13-25)

Matthew §23 (7:21-23)

 Thursday

Romans §89 (5:10-16)

Matthew §27 (8:23-27)

Friday

Romans §90 (5:17-6:2)

Matthew §31 (9:14-17)

Saturday

Romans §84 (3:19-26)

Matthew §20 (7:1-8)

Sunday

2nd Sunday after Pentecost: All Saints of Russia

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14a • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 5:15-6:3

2nd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §70 (16:1-8)

Romans §81a (2:10-16)

Matthew §9 (4:18-23)

Heb §330 (11:33-12:2a)

Matthew §10 (4:25-5:12a)

3RD WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Romans §94 (7:1-13)

Matthew §34 (9:36-10:8)

Tuesday

Romans §95 (7:14-8:2)

Matthew §35 (10:9-15)

 Wednesday

Romans §96 (8:2-13)

Matthew §36 (10:16-22)

 Thursday

Romans §98 (8:22-27)

Matthew §37 (10:23-31)

Friday

Romans §101 (9:6-19)

Matthew §38 (10:32-36; 11:1)

Saturday

Romans §85 (3:28-4:3)

Matthew §24 (7:24-8:4)

Sunday

3rd Sunday after Pentecost: All Saints of North America

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14a • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 5:15-6:3

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

Romans §88 (5:1-10)

Matthew §18 (6:22-33)

Hebrews §330 (11:33-12:2a)

Matthew §10 (4:25-5:12a)

Sunday

3rd Sunday after Pentecost: New-Martyrs of the Turkish Yoke

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14 • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 5:15-6:3

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

Romans §88 (5:1-10)

Matthew §18 (6:22-33)

Romans §99 (8:28-39)

Luke §106 (21:12-19)

4TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Romans §102 (9:18-33)

Matthew §40 (11:2-15)

Tuesday

Romans §104 (10:11-11:2a)

Matthew §41 (11:16-20)

 Wednesday

Romans §105 (11:2b-12)

Matthew §42 (11:20-26)

 Thursday

Romans §106 (11:13-24)

Matthew §43 (11:27-30)

Friday

Romans §107 (11:25-36)

Matthew §44 (12:1-8)

Saturday

Romans §92 (6:11-17)

Matthew §26 (8:14-23)

Sunday

4th Sunday after Pentecost

4th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §112 (24:1-12)

Romans §93 (6:18-23)

Matthew §25 (8:5-13)

5TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Romans §109 (12:4-5, 15-21)

Matthew §45 (12:9-13)

Tuesday

Romans §114 (14:9-18)

Matthew §46 (12:14-16, 22-30)

 Wednesday

Romans §117 (15:7-16)

Matthew §48 (12:38-45)

 Thursday

Romans §118 (15:17-29)

Matthew §49 (12:46-13:3a)

Friday

Romans §120 (16:1-16)

Matthew §50 (13:3b-9)

Saturday

Romans §97 (8:14-21)

Matthew §30 (9:9-13)

Sunday

5th Sunday after Pentecost

5th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §113 (24:12-35)

Romans §103 (10:1-10)

Matthew §28 (8:28-9:1)

6TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Romans §121 (16:17-24)

Matthew §51 (13:10-23)

Tuesday

1 Corinthians §122 (1:1-9)

Matthew §52 (13:24-30)

 Wednesday

1 Corinthians §127 (2:9-3:8)

Matthew §53 (13:31-36a)

 Thursday

1 Corinthians §129 (3:18-23)

Matthew §54 (13:36b-43)

Friday

1 Corinthians §130a  (4:5-8)

Matthew §55 (13:44-54a)

Saturday

Romans §100 (9:1-5)

Matthew §32 (9:18-26)

Sunday

6th Sunday after Pentecost

6th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §114 (24:36-53)

Romans §110 (12:6-14)

Matthew §29 (9:1-8)

7TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Corinthians §134 (5:9-6:11)

Matthew §56 (13:54-58)

Tuesday

1 Corinthians §136 (6:20b-7:12)

Matthew §57 (14:1-13)

 Wednesday

1 Corinthians §137 (7:12b-24)

Matthew §60 (14:35-15:11)

 Thursday

1 Corinthians §138 (7:24-35)

Matthew §61 (15:12-21)

Friday

1 Corinthians §139 (7:35-8:7)

Matthew §63 (15:29-31)

Saturday

Romans §108 (12:1-3)

Matthew §39 (10:37-11:1)

Sunday

7th Sunday after Pentecost

7th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §63 (20:1-10)

Romans §116 (15:1-7)

Matthew §33 (9:27-35)

8TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Corinthians §142 (9:13-18)

Matthew §65 (16:1-6)

Tuesday

1 Corinthians §144 (10:5-12)

Matthew §66 (16:6-12)

 Wednesday

1 Corinthians §145 (10:12-22)

Matthew §68 (16:20-24)

 Thursday

1 Corinthians §147 (10:28-11:7)

Matthew §69 (16:24-28)

Friday

1 Corinthians §148 (11:8-22)

Matthew §71 (17:10-18)

Saturday

Romans §111 (13:1-10)

Matthew §47 (12:30-37)

Sunday

8th Sunday after Pentecost

8th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §64 (20:11-18)

1 Corinthians §124 (1:10-18)

Matthew §58 (14:14-22)

9TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Corinthians §150 (11:31-12:6)

Matthew §74 (18:1-11)

Tuesday

1 Corinthians §152 (12:12-26)

Matthew §76 (18:18-22; 19:1-2, 13-15)

 Wednesday

1 Corinthians §154 (13:4-14:5)

Matthew §80 (20:1-16)

 Thursday

1 Corinthians §155 (14:6-19)

Matthew §81 (20:17-28)

Friday

1 Corinthians §157 (14:26-40)

Matthew §83a  (21:12-14, 17-20)

Saturday

Romans §113 (14:6-9)

Matthew §64 (15:32-39)

Sunday

9th Sunday after Pentecost

9th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §65 (20:19-31)

1 Corinthians §128 (3:9-17)

Matthew §59 (14:22-34)

10TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Corinthians §159 (15:12-19)

Matthew §84 (21:18-22)

Tuesday

1 Corinthians §161 (15:29-38)

Matthew §85  (21:23-27)

 Wednesday

1 Corinthians §165 (16:4-12)

Matthew §86  (21:28-32)

 Thursday

2 Corinthians §167 (1:1-7)

Matthew §88 (21:43-46)

Friday

2 Corinthians §169 (1:12-20)

Matthew §91 (22:23-33)

Saturday

Romans §119 (15:30-33)

Matthew §73 (17:24-18:4)

Sunday

10th Sunday after Pentecost

10th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §66 (21:1-14)

1 Corinthians §131 (4:9-16)

Matthew §72 (17:14-23a)

11TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Corinthians §171 (2:3b-15a)

Matthew §94 (23:13-22)

Tuesday

2 Corinthians §172 (2:14-3:3)

Matthew §95 (23:23-28)

 Wednesday

2 Corinthians §173 (3:4-11)

Matthew §96 (23:29-39)

 Thursday

2 Corinthians §175 (4:1-6)

Matthew §99 (24:13-28)

Friday

2 Corinthians §177 (4:13-18)

Matthew §100 (24:27-33, 42-51)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §123 (1:3-9)

Matthew §78 (19:3-12)

Sunday

11th Sunday after Pentecost

11th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §67 (21:15-25)

1 Corinthians §141 (9:2b-12)

Matthew §77 (18:23-35)

12TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Corinthians §179 (5:10-15)

Mark §2 (1:9-15)

Tuesday

2 Corinthians §180 (5:15-21)

Mark §3 (1:16-22)

 Wednesday

2 Corinthians §182 (6:11-16a)

Mark §4 (1:23-28)

 Thursday

2 Corinthians §183 (7:1b-10a)

Mark §5 (1:29-35)

Friday

2 Corinthians §184 (7:10-16)

Mark §9 (2:18-22)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §125a  (1:26-29)

Matthew §82 (20:29-34)

Sunday

12th Sunday after Pentecost

1st Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Matthew §116 [28:16-20]

1 Corinthians §158 (15:1-11)

Matthew §79 (19:16-26)

13TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Corinthians §186 (8:7-15)

Mark §11 (3:6-12)

Tuesday

2 Corinthians §187 (8:16-9:5)

Mark §12 (3:13-19a)

 Wednesday

2 Corinthians §189 (9:12-10:7)

Mark §13 (3:20-27)

 Thursday

2 Corinthians §190 (10:7b-18)

Mark §14 (3:28-35)

Friday

2 Corinthians §192 (11:5-21a)

Mark §15 (4:1-9)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §126 (2:6-9)

Matthew §90 (22:15-22)

Sunday

13th Sunday after Pentecost

2nd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §70 (16:1-8)

1 Corinthians §166 (16:13-24)

Matthew §87 (21:33-42)

14TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Corinthians §195 (12:10-19)

Mark §16 (4:10-23)

Tuesday

2 Corinthians §196 (12:20-13:2)

Mark §17 (4:24-34)

 Wednesday

2 Corinthians §197 (13:3-14)

Mark §18 (4:35-41)

 Thursday

Galatians §198 (1:1-10, 20-2:5)

Mark §19 (5:1-20)

Friday

Galatians §201 (2:6-10)

Mark §20 (5:22-24, 35-6:1)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §130 (4:1-5)

Matthew §93 (23:1-12)

Sunday

14th Sunday after Pentecost

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

2 Corinthians §170 (1:21-2:4)

Matthew §89 (22:1-14)

15TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Galatians §202 (2:11-16)

Mark §21 (5:24b-34)

Tuesday

Galatians §204 (2:21-3:7)

Mark §22 (6:1-7)

 Wednesday

Galatians §207 (3:15-22)

Mark §23 (6:7-13)

 Thursday

Galatians §208 (3:23-4:5)

Mark §25 (6:30-45)

Friday

Galatians §210 (4:8-21)

Mark §26 (6:45-53)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §132 (4:17-5:5)

Matthew §97 (24:1-13)

Sunday

15th Sunday after Pentecost

4th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §112 (24:1-12)

2 Corinthians §176 (4:6-15)

Matthew §92 (22:35-46)

16TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Galatians §211 (4:28-5:10)

Mark §27 (6:54-7:8a)

Tuesday

Galatians §212 (5:11-21)

Mark §28 (7:5-16)

 Wednesday

Galatians §214 (6:2-10)

Mark §29 (7:14-24a)

 Thursday

Ephesians §216 (1:1-9)

Mark §30 (7:24-30)

Friday

Ephesians §217 (1:7-17)

Mark §32 (8:1-10)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §146 (10:23-28)

Matthew §101 (24:34-44)

Sunday

16th Sunday after Pentecost

5th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §113 (24:12-35)

2 Corinthians §181 (6:1-10)

Matthew §105 (25:14-30)

17TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Ephesians §219 (1:22-2:3)

Mark §48 (10:46-52)

Tuesday

Ephesians §222 (2:19-3:7)

Mark §50 (11:11-23)

 Wednesday

Ephesians §223 (3:8-21)

Mark §51 (11:22b-26)

 Thursday

Ephesians §225 (4:14-19)

Mark §52 (11:27-33)

Friday

Ephesians §226 (4:17-25a)

Mark §53 (12:1-12)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §156 (14:20-25)

Matthew §104 (25:1-13)

Sunday

17th Sunday after Pentecost

6th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §114 (24:36-53)

2 Corinthians §182a  (6:16b-7:1)

Matthew §62 (15:21-28)

18TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Ephesians §227 (4:25-32)

Luke §10 (3:19-22)

Tuesday

Ephesians §230 (5:20-26)

Luke §11 (3:23-4:1)

 Wednesday

Ephesians §231 (5:25-33a)

Luke §12 (4:1-15)

 Thursday

Ephesians §232 (5:33-6:9)

Luke §13 (4:16-22a)

Friday

Ephesians §234 (6:18-24)

Luke §14 (4:22-30)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §162 (15:39-45)

Luke §15 (4:31-36)

Sunday

18th Sunday after Pentecost

7th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §63 (20:1-10)

2 Corinthians §188 (9:6-11)

Luke §17 (5:1-11)

19TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Philippians §235 (1:1-7)

Luke §16 (4:37-44)

Tuesday

Philippians §236 (1:8-14)

Luke §18 (5:12-16)

 Wednesday

Philippians §237 (1:12-20a)

Luke §21 (5:33-39)

 Thursday

Philippians §238 (1:20b-27a)

Luke §23 (6:12-19)

Friday

Philippians §239 (1:27-2:4)

Luke §24 (6:17-23a)

Saturday

1 Corinthians §164 (15:58-16:3)

Luke §19 (5:17-26)

Sunday

19th Sunday after Pentecost

8th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §64 (20:11-18)

2 Corinthians §194 (11:31-12:9)

Luke §26 (6:31-36)

20TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Philippians §241 (2:12-16a)

Luke §25 (6:24-30)

Tuesday

Philippians §242 (2:16b-23)

Luke §27 (6:37-45)

 Wednesday

Philippians §243 (2:24-30)

Luke §28 (6:46-7:1)

 Thursday

Philippians §244 (3:1-8)

Luke §31 (7:17-30)

Friday

Philippians §245 (3:8b-19)

Luke §32 (7:31-35)

Saturday

2 Corinthians §168 (1:8-11)

Luke §20 (5:27-32)

Sunday

20th Sunday after Pentecost

9th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §65 (20:19-31)

Galatians §200 (1:11-19)

Luke §30 (7:11-16)

21ST WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Philippians §248 (4:10-23)

Luke §33 (7:36-50)

Tuesday

Colossians §249 (1:1-2a, 7-11)

Luke §34 (8:1-3)

 Wednesday

Colossians §251 (1:18-23)

Luke §37 (8:22-25)

 Thursday

Colossians §252 (1:24-29)

Luke §41 (9:7-11)

Friday

Colossians §253 (2:1-7)

Luke §42 (9:12b-18a)

Saturday

2 Corinthians §174 (3:12-18)

Luke §22 (6:1-10)

Sunday

21st Sunday after Pentecost

10th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §66 (21:1-14)

Galatians §203 (2:16-20)

Luke §35 (8:5-15)

22ND WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Colossians §255 (2:13-20)

Luke §43 (9:18-22)

Tuesday

Colossians §256 (2:20-3:3)

Luke §44 (9:23-27)

 Wednesday

Colossians §259 (3:17-4:1)

Luke §47 (9:44-50)

 Thursday

Colossians §260 (4:2-9)

Luke §48 (9:49-56)

Friday

Colossians §261 (4:10-18)

Luke §50 (10:1-15)

Saturday

2 Corinthians §178 (5:1-10a)

Luke §29 (7:1-10)

Sunday

22nd Sunday after Pentecost

11th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §67 (21:15-25)

Galatians §215 (6:11-18)

Luke §83 (16:19-31)

23RD WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Thessalonians §262 (1:1-5)

Luke §52 (10:22-24)

Tuesday

1 Thessalonians §263 (1:6-10)

Luke §55 (11:1-10)

 Wednesday

1 Thessalonians §264 (2:1-8)

Luke §56 (11:9-13)

 Thursday

1 Thessalonians §265 (2:9-14a)

Luke §57 (11:14-23)

Friday

1 Thessalonians §266 (2:14-19)

Luke §58 (11:23-26)

Saturday

2 Corinthians §185 (8:1-5)

Luke §36 (8:16-21)

Sunday

23rd Sunday after Pentecost

1st Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Matthew §116 [28:16-20]

Ephesians §220 (2:4-10)

Luke §38 (8:26-39)

24TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Thessalonians §267 (2:20-3:8)

Luke §59 (11:29-33)

Tuesday

1 Thessalonians §268 (3:9-13)

Luke §60 (11:34-41)

 Wednesday

1 Thessalonians §269 (4:1-12)

Luke §61 (11:42-46)

 Thursday

1 Thessalonians §271 (5:1-8)

Luke §62 (11:47-12:1)

Friday

1 Thessalonians §272 (5:9-13, 24-28)

Luke §63 (12:2-12)

Saturday

2 Corinthians §191 (11:1-6)

Luke §40 (9:1-6)

Sunday

24th Sunday after Pentecost

2nd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §70 (16:1-8)

Ephesians §221 (2:14-22)

Luke §39 (8:41-56)

25TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Thessalonians §274 (1:1-10)

Luke §65 (12:13-15, 22b-31)

Tuesday

2 Thessalonians §274a (1:10b-2:2)

Luke §68 (12:42-48)

 Wednesday

2 Thessalonians §275 (2:1-12)

Luke §69 (12:48b-59)

 Thursday

2 Thessalonians §276 (2:13-3:5)

Luke §70 (13:1-9)

Friday

2 Thessalonians §277 (3:6-18)

Luke §73 (13:31-35)

Saturday

Galatians §199 (1:3-10)

Luke §46 (9:37-43a)

Sunday

25th Sunday after Pentecost

3rd Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Mark §71 (16:9-20)

Ephesians §224 (4:1-6)

Luke §53 (10:25-37)

26TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Timothy §278 (1:1-7)

Luke §75 (14:12-15)

Tuesday

1 Timothy §279 (1:8-14)

Luke §77 (14:25-35)

 Wednesday

1 Timothy §281 (1:18-20; 2:8-15)

Luke §78 (15:1-10)

 Thursday

1 Timothy §283 (3:1-13)

Luke §80 (16:1-9)

Friday

1 Timothy §285 (4:4-8,16)

Luke §82 (16:15-18; 17:1-4)

Saturday

Galatians §205 (3:8-12)

Luke §49 (9:57-62)

Sunday

26th Sunday after Pentecost

4th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §112 (24:1-12)

Ephesians §229 (5:8b-19)

Luke §66 (12:16-21)

27TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Timothy §285a (5:1-10)

Luke §86 (17:20-25)

Tuesday

1 Timothy §286 (5:11-21)

Luke §87 (17:26-37)

 Wednesday

1 Timothy §287 (5:22-6:11a)

Luke §90 (18:15-17, 26-30)

 Thursday

1 Timothy §289 (6:17-21)

Luke §92 (18:31-34)

Friday

2 Timothy §290 (1:1-2, 8-18)

Luke §95 (19:12-28)

Saturday

Galatians §213 (5:22-6:2)

Luke §51a (10:19-21)

Sunday

27th Sunday after Pentecost

5th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §113 (24:12-35)

Ephesians §233 (6:10-17)

Luke §71 (13:10-17)

28TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Timothy §294 (2:20-26)

Luke §97 (19:37-44)

Tuesday

2 Timothy §297 (3:16-4:4)

Luke §98 (19:45-48)

 Wednesday

2 Timothy §299 (4:9-22)

Luke §99 (20:1-8)

 Thursday

Titus §300a (1:5-2:1)

Luke §100 (20:9-18)

Friday

Titus §301 (1:15-2:10)

Luke §101 (20:19-26)

Saturday

Ephesians §218 (1:16-23)

Luke §67 (12:32-40)

Sunday

28th Sunday after Pentecost

6th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: Luke §114 (24:36-53)

Colossians §250 (1:12-18)

Luke §76 (14:16-24)

29TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Hebrews §308 (3:5-11, 17-19)

Luke §102 (20:27-44)

Tuesday

Hebrews §310 (4:1-13)

Luke §106 (21:12-19)

 Wednesday

Hebrews §312 (5:11-6:8)

Luke §104 (21:5-7, 10-11, 20-24)

 Thursday

Hebrews §315 (7:1-6)

Luke §107 (21:28-33)

Friday

Hebrews §317 (7:18-25

Luke §108 (21:37-22:8)

Saturday

Ephesians §220a (2:11-13)

Luke §72 (13:18-29)

Sunday

29th Sunday after Pentecost

7th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §63 (20:1-10)

Colossians §257 (3:4-11)

Luke §85 (17:12-19)

30TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Hebrews §319 (8:7-13)

Mark §33 (8:11-21)

Tuesday

Hebrews §321 (9:8-10, 15-23)

Mark §34 (8:22-26)

 Wednesday

Hebrews §323 (10:1-18)

Mark §36 (8:30-34)

 Thursday

Hebrews §326 (10:35-11:7)

Mark §39 (9:10-16)

Friday

Hebrews §327 (11:8, 11-16)

Mark §41 (9:33-41)

Saturday

Ephesians §228 (5:1-8)

Luke §74 (14:1-11)

Sunday

30th Sunday after Pentecost

8th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §64 (20:11-18)

Note that the Slavonic Apostol and the KJV differ over the division of the text in verses 2 and 3.

Colossians §258 (3:12-16)

Luke §91 (18:18-27)

31ST WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

Hebrews §329 (11:17-23, 27-31)

Mark §42 (9:42-10:1)

Tuesday

Hebrews §333 (12:25, 26, 13:22-25)

Mark §43 (10:2-12)

 Wednesday

James §50 (1:1-18)

Mark §44 (10:11b-16)

 Thursday

James §51 (1:19-27)

Mark §45 (10:17-27

Friday

James §52 (2:1-13)

Mark §46 (10:23b-32a)

Saturday

Colossians §249a (1:3-6)

Luke §81 (16:10-15)

Sunday

31st Sunday after Pentecost

9th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §65 (20:19-31)

1 Timothy §280a (1:15-17)

Luke §93 (18:35-43)

32ND WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

James §53 (2:14-26)

Mark §48 (10:46-52)

Tuesday

James §54 (3:1-10)

Mark §50 (11:11-23)

 Wednesday

James §55 (3:11-4:6)

Mark §51 (11:22b-26)

 Thursday

James §56 (4:7-5:9)

Mark §52 (11:27-33)

Friday

1 Peter §58 (1:1-2, 10-12, 2:6-10)

Mark §53 (12:1-12)

Saturday

1 Thessalonians §273 (5:14-23)

Luke §84 (17:3-10)

Sunday

32nd Sunday after Pentecost (Sunday of Zacchaeus)

10th Resurrectional Matins Gospel: John §66 (21:1-14)

1 Timothy §285a (4:9-15)

Luke §94 (19:1-10)

33RD WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

1 Peter §59 (2:21b-3:9)

Mark §54 (12:13-17)

Tuesday

1 Peter §60 (3:10-22)

Mark §55 (12:18-27)

 Wednesday

1 Peter §61 (4:1-11)

Mark §56 (12:28-37)

 Thursday

1 Peter §62 (4:12-5:5)

Mark §57 (12:38-44)

Friday

2 Peter §64 (1:1-10a)

Mark §58 (13:1-8)

Saturday

2 Timothy §293 (2:11-19)

Luke §88 (18:2-8a)


III a. THE PERIOD OF THE TRIODION
THE PRE-LENTEN WEEKS


Sunday

The Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

2 Timothy §296 (3:10-15)

Luke §89 (18:10-14)

34TH WEEK after PENTECOST

Monday

2 Peter §66 (1:20-2:9)

Mark §59 (13:9-13)

Tuesday

2 Peter §67 (2:9-22)

Mark §60 (13:14-23)

 Wednesday

2 Peter §68 (3:1-18)

Mark §61 (13:24-31)

 Thursday

1 John §69 (1:8-2:6)

Mark §62 (13:31-14:2)

Friday

1 John §70 (2:7-17)

Mark §63 (14:3-9)

Saturday

2 Timothy §295 (3:1-9)

Luke §103 (20:45-21:4)

Sunday

The Sunday of the Prodigal Son

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

1 Corinthians §135 (6:12-20)

Luke §79 (15:11-32)

35TH WEEK after PENTECOST (Meatfare Week)

Monday

1 John §71 (2:18-3:10a)

Mark §49 (11:1-11)

Tuesday

1 John §72 (3:10b-20)

Mark §64 (14:10-42)

 Wednesday

1 John §73 (3:21-4:6)

Mark §65 (14:43-15:1)

 Thursday

1 John §74 (4:20-5:21)

Mark §66 (15:1-1-15)

Friday

2 John §75 (1:1-13)

Mark §68 (15:22, 25, 33-41)

Saturday

Meatfare Saturday: Saturday of Souls

1 Corinthians §146 (10:23-28)

Luke §105 (21:8-9, 25-27, 33-36)

1 Thessalonians §270 (4:13-17)

John §16 (5:24-30)

Sunday

Meatfare Sunday: The Sunday of the Last Judgment

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

1 Corinthians §140 (8:8-9:2)

Matthew §106 (25:31-46)

36TH WEEK after PENTECOST (Cheesefare Week)

Monday

3 John §76 (1:1-14)

Luke §96 (19:29-40; 22:7-39)

Tuesday

Jude §77 (1-10)

Luke §109 (22:39-42, 45b-23:1)

 Wednesday
 Thursday

6th Hour: Joel 2:12-26

No Liturgy

Vespers: Joel 3:12-21

Friday

Jude §78 ((1:11-25)

Luke §110 (23:2-34, 44-56)

 Wednesday

6th Hour: Zachariah 8:7-17

No Liturgy

Vespers: Zachariah 8:19-23

Saturday

Cheesefare Saturday: Commemoration of Holy Ascetics

Romans §115 (14:19-23;16:25-27)

Matthew §16 (6:1-13)

Galatians §213 (5:22-6:2)

Matthew §43 (11:27-30)

Sunday

Cheesefare Sunday: The Sunday of Forgiveness

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Romans §112 (13:11b-14:4)

Matthew §17 (6:14-21)

III b. THE PERIOD OF THE TRIODION
GREAT LENT


FIRST WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

1st Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 1:1-20

Vespers:  Genesis 1:1-13 • Proverbs 1:1-20

1st Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 1:19-2:3

Vespers: Genesis 1:14-23 • Proverbs 1:20-33

1st Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 2:3-11

Vespers: Genesis 1:24-2:3 • Proverbs 2:1-22

1st Thursday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 2:11-21

Vespers: Genesis 2:4-19 • Proverbs 3:1-18

1st Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 3:1-14

Vespers: Genesis 2:20-3:20• Proverbs 3:19-34

1st Saturday of the Great Fast: St Theodore the Recruit

1st Saturday

Hebrews §303 (1:1-12)

Mark §10 (2:23-3:5)

St Theodore

2 Timothy§292 (2:1-10)

John §52 (15:17-16:2)

1st Sunday of the Great Fast: Sunday of Orthodoxy

1st Sunday

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Hebrews §329a (11:24-26, 32-12:2a)

John §5 (1:43-51)

SECOND WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

2nd Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 4:2-6; 5:1-7

Vespers: Genesis 3:21-4:7 • Proverbs 3:34-4:22

2nd Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 5:7-16

Vespers: Genesis 4:8-15 • Proverbs 5:1-15

2nd Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 5:16-25

Vespers: Genesis 4:16-26 • Proverbs 5:15-6:3

2nd Thursday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 6:1-12

Vespers: Genesis 5:1-24 • Proverbs 6:3-20

2nd Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 7:1-14

Vespers: Genesis 5:32-6:8 • Proverbs 6:20-7:1

2nd Saturday of the Great Fast: Soul Saturday

2nd Saturday

Hebrews §309 (3:12-16)

Mark §6 (1:35-44)

Departed

1 Corinthians §163 (15:47-57)

John §16 (5:24-30)

2nd Sunday of the Great Fast: St Gregory Palamas

2nd Sunday

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Hebrews §304 (1:10-2:3)

Mark §7 (2:1-12)

St Gregory

Hebrews §318 (7:26-8:2)

John §36 (10:9-16)

THIRD WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

3rd Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 8:13-9:7

Vespers: Genesis 6:9-22 • Proverbs 8:1-21

3rd Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 9:9-10:4

Vespers: Genesis 7:1-5 • Proverbs 8:32-9:11

3rd Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 10:12-20

Vespers: Genesis 7:6-9 • Proverbs 9:12-18

3rd

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 11:10-12:2

Vespers: Genesis 7:11-8:3 • Proverbs 10:1-22

3rd Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 13:2-13

Vespers: Genesis 8:4-21 • Proverbs 10:31-11:12

3rd Saturday of the Great Fast: Soul Saturday

3rd Saturday

Hebrews §325 (10:32-38a)

Mark §8 (2:14-17)

Departed

1 Corinthians §163 (15:47-57)

John §16 (5:24-30)

3rd Sunday of the Great Fast: Veneration of the Cross

3rd Sunday

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Hebrews §311 (4:14-5:6)

Mark §37 (8:34b-9:1)

FOURTH WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

4th Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 14:24-32

Vespers: Genesis 8:21-9:7 • Proverbs 11:19-12:6

4th Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 25:1-9

Vespers: Genesis 9:8-17 • Proverbs 12:8-22

4th Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 26:21-27:9

Vespers: Genesis 9:18-10:1 • Proverbs 12:23-13:9

4th Thursday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 28:14-22

Vespers: Genesis 10:32-11:9 • Proverb 13:20-14:6

4th Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 29:13-23

Vespers: Genesis 12:1-7 • Proverbs 14:15-26

4th Saturday of the Great Fast: Soul Saturday

4th Saturday

Hebrews §313 (6:9-12)

Mark §31 (7:31-37)

Departed

1 Corinthians §163 (15:47-57)

John §16 (5:24-30)

4th Sunday of Great Lent: St John Climacus

4th Sunday

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Hebrews §314 (6:13-20)

Mark §40 (9:17-31)

St John

Ephesians §229 (5:8b-19)

Matthew §10 (4:25-5:12a)

FIFTH WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

5th Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 37:33-38:6

Vespers: Genesis 13:12-18 • Proverbs 14:27-15:4

5th Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 40:18-31

Vespers: Genesis 15:1-15 • Proverbs 15:7-19

5th Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 41:4-14

Vespers: Genesis 17:1-9 • Proverbs 15:20-16:9

5th Thursday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 42:5-16

Vespers: Genesis 18:20-33 • Proverb 16:17-17:17

5th Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 45:11-17

Vespers: Genesis 22:1-18 • Proverbs 17:17-18:5

5th Saturday of the Great Fast: Saturday of the Akathist

5th Saturday

Hebrews §322 (9:24-28)

Mark §35 (8:27-31)

Akathist

Hebrews §320 (9:1-7)

Luke §54 (10:38-42; 11:27-28)

5th Sunday of Great Lent: St Mary of Egypt

5th Sunday

Resurrectional Matins Gospel:

Hebrews §321a (9:11-14)

Mark §47 (10:32b-45)

St Mary

Galatians §208 (3:23-29)

Luke §33 (7:36-50)

SIXTH WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST

5th Monday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 48:17-49:4

Vespers: Genesis 27:1-41 • Proverbs 19:16-25

5th Tuesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 49:6-10

Vespers: Genesis 31:3-16 • Proverbs 21:3-21

5th Wednesday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 58:1-11

Vespers: Gen 43:26-31; 45:1-16 •
Proverbs 21:23-22:4

5th Thursday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 65:8-16

Vespers: Genesis 46:1-7 • Proverbs 23:15-24:5

5th Friday

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 66:10-24

Vespers: Genesis 49:33-50:26 • Proverbs 31:8-32

III c. THE PERIOD OF THE TRIODION
GREAT & HOLY WEEK


GREAT AND HOLY WEEK

Lazarus Saturday

Hebrews §333a (12:28-13:8)

John §39 (11:1-45)

Palm Sunday

Genesis 49:1-2, 8-12 • Zephaniah 3:14-19 • Zachariah 9:9-15

Matins Gospel: Matthew §83 (21:1-11, 15-17)

Philippians §247 (4:4-9)

John §41 (12:1-18)

Great Monday

Matins Gospel: Matthew §84-§88 (21:18-43)

Third Hour: Matthew §1-§66 (1:1-16:12)

Sixth Hour: Ezekiel 1:1-20 • Matthew §67-§116 (16:13-28:20)

Ninth Hour: Mark §1-§39 (1:1-9:16)

Vespers: Exodus 1:1-20 • Job 1:1-12

Presanctified Liturgy: Matthew §98-§101 (24:3-35)

Great Tuesday

Matins Gospel: Matthew §90-§96 (22:15-23:39)

Third Hour: Mark §40-§71 (9:17-16:20)

Sixth Hour: Ezekiel 1:21-2:1 • Luke §1-§38 (1:1-8:39)

Ninth Hour: Luke §39-§82 (8:40-16:18)

Vespers: Exodus 2:5-10 • Job 1:13-22

Presanctified Liturgy: Matthew §102-§107 (24:36-26:2)

Great Wednesday

Matins Gospel: John §41a-§43 (12:17-50)

Third Hour: Luke §83-§114 (16:19-24:53)

Sixth Hour: Ezekiel 2:3-3:3 •John §1-§26 (1:1-7:36)

Ninth Hour: John §27-§46 (7:37-13:32)

Vespers: Exodus 2:11-22 • Job 2:1-10

Presanctified Liturgy: Matthew §108 (26:6-16)

Great Thursday

Matins Gospel: Luke §108a-§109 (22:1-39)

First Hour: Jeremiah 11:18-12:5, 9-11, 14-15

Vespers: Exodus 19:10-19 • Job 38:1-23; 42:1-5 • Isaiah 50:4-11

Divine Liturgy of St Basil: 1 Corinthians §149 (11:23-32) • Composite Gospel: Matthew §107 (26:1-20); John 13:3-17; Matthew 26:21-39; Luke 22:43-45; Matthew 26:40-27:2

Great Friday

Matins: The Twelve Passion Gospels:
(1) John §46-§58 (13:31b-18:1) • (2) John §58 (18:1-28) •
(3) Matthew §109 (26:57-75) • (4) John §59-§60 (18:28-19:16) •
(5) Matthew §111-§112 (27:3-32) • (6) Mark §67-§68 (15:16-32a) •
(7) Matthew §113 (27:33-54) • (8) Luke §111 (23:32-49) •
(9) John §61 (19:25-37) • (10) Mark §69 (15:43-47) •
(11) John §62 (19:38-42) • (12) Matthew §114 (27:62-66)

First Hour: Zachariah 11:10-13 •
Galatians §215a (6:14-18) • Matthew §110-§113 (27:1-56)

Third Hour: Isaiah 50:4-11 •
Romans §88a (5:6-11) • Mark §67-§68 (15:16-41)

Sixth Hour: Isaiah 52:13-54:1 •
Hebrews  §306 (2:11-18) • Luke §111 (23:32-49)

Ninth Hour: Jeremiah 11:18-12:5, 9-11, 14-15 •
Hebrews §324 (10:19-31) • John §59-§61 (18:28-19:37)

Vespers: Exodus 33:11-23 • Job 42:12-17 • Isaiah 52:13-54:1 •
Epistle: 1 Corinthians §125 (1:18-2:2) •
Composite Gospel: Matthew §110 (27:1-38); Luke 23:39-43; Matthew 27:39-54; John 19:31-37; Matthew 27:55-61

Great Saturday

Matins: Ezekiel 37:1-14 •
1 Corinthians §133 (5:6b-8), Galatians §206 (3:13-14) •
Matthew §114 (27:62-66)

Vespers: (1) Genesis 1:1-13 • (2) Isaiah 60:1-16 • (3) Exodus 12:1-11 •
(4) Jonah 1:1-4:11 • (5) Joshua 5:10-15 • (6) Exodus 13:20-15:19 •
(7) Zephaniah 3:8-15 • (8) 1 [3] Kings 17:8-24 • (9) Isaiah 61:10b-62:5 •
(10) Genesis 22:1-18 • (11) Isaiah 61:1-10a • (12) 2 [4] Kings 4:8-37 •
(13) Isaiah 63:11-64:5 • (14) Jeremiah 31:31-34 • (15) Daniel 3:1-88 (LXX)

Liturgy of St Basil: Romans §91 (6:3-11) • Matthew §115-§116 (28:1-20)

Before the Matins of Pascha, the Acts of the Apostles is read by the people in the church.


IV. FESTAL CYCLE
September 8

 

NATIVITY OF THE ALL-HOLY THEOTOKOS

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 28:10-17 • (2) Ezekiel 43:27-44:4a •
(3) Proverbs 9:1-11

Matins Gospel: Luke §4 (1:39-49, 56)

Philippians §240 (2:5-11)

Luke §54 (10:38-42; 11:27-28)

Saturday between September 1 and 13


Saturday

Saturday before the Exaltation of the Cross

1 Corinthians §126 (2:6-9)

Matthew §39 (10:37-11:1)

Sunday between September 7 and 13


Sunday

Sunday before the Exaltation of the Cross

Galatians §215 (6:11-18)

John §9 (3:13-17)

September 14

 

EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

Vespers Paramia: (1) Exodus 15:22-16:1a • (2) Proverbs 3:11-18 •
(3) Isaiah 60:11-16

Matins Gospel: John §42a (12:28-36a)

1 Corinthians §125 (1:18-24)

John §60 (19:6-11a, 13-20); §61 (25-28a, 30b-35a)

Saturday between September 15 amd 21


Saturday

Saturday after the Exaltation of the Cross

1 Corinthians §125a (1:26-29)

John §30 (8:21-30)

Sunday between September 15 and 21


Sunday

Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross

Galatians §203 (2:16-20)

Mark §37 (8:34-9:1)

October 1

 

Protection of the All-Holy Theotokos

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 28:10-17 •
(2) Ezekiel 43:27-44:4a • (3) Proverbs 9:1-11

Matins Gospel: Luke §4 (1:39-49, 56)

Hebrews  §320 (9:1-7)

Luke §54 (10:38-42; 11:27-28)

Sunday between October 8 and October 14


Sunday

Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 14:14-20 • (2) Deuteronomy 1:8-11, 15-17 • (3) Deuteronomy 10:14-21

Hebrews  §334 (13:7-16)

John §56 (17:1-13)

Sunday between November 1 and November 7


Sunday

Synaxis of the Unmercenary Healers

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14a • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 4:7-15

1 Corinthians  §153 (12:27-13:8a)

Matthew §34a (10:1. 5-8)

November 8

 

Synaxis of the Archangel Michael

Vespers Paramia: (1) Joshua 5:13-15 • (2) Judges 6:2, 7, 11-24 •
(3) Isaiah 14:7-20

Matins Gospel: Matthew §52 (13:24-30, 36b-43)

Hebrews  §305 (2:2-10)

Luke §51 (10:16-21)

November 21

 

ENTRY OF THE ALL-HOLY THEOTOKOS

Vespers Paramia: (1) Exodus 40:1-5, 9-10, 16, 34-35 •
(2) I Kings 7:51; 8:1, 3-7, 9-11 • (3) Ezekiel 43:27-44:4a

Matins Gospel: Luke §4 (1:39-49, 56)

Hebrews  §320 (9:1-7)

Luke §54 (10:38-42; 11:27-28)

 
December 6

 

St Nicholas the Wonderworker

Vespers Paramia: (1) Proverbs 10:7, 6; 3:13-16; 8:6, 32, 34, 4, 12, 14 17, 5-9; 1:23 •  (2) Proverbs 10:31-11:12 • (3) Wisdom 4: 7-15

Matins Gospel: John §36 (10:9-16)

Hebrews  §335 (13:17-21)

Luke §24 (6:17-23a)

Sunday between December 11 and December 17


Sunday

 Sunday of the Holy Forefathers

Colossians §257 (3:4-11)

Luke §76 (14:16-24)

Saturday between December 18 and December 24


Saturday

Saturday before the Nativity of the Lord

Galatians §205 (3:8-12)

Luke §72 (18:13-29)

Sunday between December 18 and December 24


Sunday

Sunday before the Nativity: the Holy Fathers

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 14:14-20 •
(2) Deuteronomy 1:8-11, 15-17 • (3) Deuteronomy 10:14-21

Hebrews §328 (11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40)

Matthew §1 (1:1-25)

December 24 (or the previous Friday)

 

Eve of the Nativity of the Lord: Royal Hours

1st Hour: Micah 5:2-4 • Hebrews  §303 (1:1-12) • Matthew §2 (1:18-25)

3rd Hour: Baruch 3:35-4:4 • Galatians §208 (3:23-29) • Luke §5 (2:1-20)

6th Hour: Isaiah 7:10-16a; 8:1-4, 8b-10 • Hebrews  §304 (1:10=2:3) • Matthew §3 (2:1-12)

9yj Hour: Isaiah 9:6-7 • Hebrews  §306 (2:11-18) • Matthew §4 (2:13-23)

December 24

 

Eve of the Nativity of the Lord: Vesperal Liturgy

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 1:1-13 •
(2) Numbers 24:2-3. 5-9, 17-18 •  (3) Micah 4:6-7; 5:2-4 •
(4) Isaiah 11:1-10 • (5) Baruch 3:35-4:4 •
(6) Daniel 2:31-36, 44-45 •  (7) Isaiah 9:6-7 •
(8) Isaiah 7:10-16a; 8:1-4, 8b-10

Hebrews  §303 (1:1-12)

Luke §5 (2:1-20)

December 25

 

NATIVITY OF THE LORD

Matins Gospel: Matthew §2 (1:18-25)

Galatians §209 (4:4-7)

Matthew §3 (2:1-12)

Saturday between December 26 and December 31


Saturday

Saturday after the Nativity of the Lord

1 Timothy §288 (6:11b-16)

Matthew §46a (12:15-21)

Sunday between December 26 and December 31


Sunday

Sunday after the Nativity of the Lord

Galatians §200 (1:11-19)

Matthew §4 (2:13-23)

January 1

 

Circumcision of the Lord; St Basil the Great

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 17:1-7, 9-12, 14 •  (2) Proverbs 8:22-30 • 
(3) Proverbs 10:31-11:12

Matins Gospel: John §36 (10:9-16)

Colossians §254 (2:8-12)

Luke §6 (2:20-21, 40-52)

Hebrews  §318 (7:26-8:2)

Luke §24 (6:17-23a)

Saturday between January 1 and January 5


Saturday

Saturday before Theophany

1 Timothy §284 (3:14-4:5)

Matthew §5 (3:1-11)

Sunday between January 1 and January 5


Sunday

Sunday before Theophany

2 Timothy §298 (4:5-8)

Mark §1 (1:1-8)

January 5 (or the previous Friday)

 

Eve of Theophany of the Lord: Royal Hours

1st Hour: Isaiah 35:1-10 • Acts §33 (13:25-33a) • Matthew §5 (3:1-11)

3rd Hour: Isaiah 1:16-20 • Acts §42 (19:1-8) • Mark §1 (1:1-8)

6th Hour: Isaiah 12:3-6 • Romans §91 (6:3-11) • Mark §2 (1:9-15)

9yj Hour: Isaiah 49:8-15 • Titus §302 (2:11-14; 3:4-7) •
Matthew §6 (3:13-17)

January 5

 

Eve of Theophany of the Lord: Vesperal Liturgy

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 1:1-13 • (2) Exodus 14:15-18, 21-23, 27-29a • 
(3) Exodus 15:22-16:1a  •  (4) Joshua 3:7-8, 15-17 • (5) IV [II] Kings 2:6-14 •
(6) IV [II] Kings 5:9-14  • (7) Isaiah 1:16-20 • (8) Genesis 32:1-10a •
(9) Exodus 2:5-10 • (10) Judges 6:36-40 • (11) III [I] Kings 18:30-39 •
(12) IV [II] Kings 2:19-22 • (13) Isaiah 49:8-15

1 Corinthians §143 (9:19-27)

Luke §9 (3:1-18)

January 6

 

THEOPHANY: BAPTISM OF THE LORD

Matins Gospel: Mark §2 (1:9-11)

Titus §302 (2:11-14; 3:4-7)

Matthew §6 (3:13-17)

Saturday between January 7 and January 13


Saturday

Saturday after Theophany

Ephesians §233 (6:10-17)

Matthew §7 (4:1-11)

Sunday between January 7 and January 13


Sunday

Sunday after Theophany

Ephesians §224a (4:7-13)

Matthew §8 (4:12-17)

Sunday between January 22 and January 28


Sunday

Sunday of the New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 43:9-14a • (2) Wisdom 3:1-9 •
(3) Wisdom 4:7-15

Romans §99 (8:28-39)

Luke §106 (21:12-19)

February 2

 

THE MEETING OF THE LORD

Vespers Paramia: (1) Exodus 12:51, 13:1-3, 10-16, 22:29; Numbers 8:16; Leviticus 12:1-4, 12:6, 8; Numbers  8:16-17 •
(2) Isaiah 6:1-12 • (3) Isaiah 19:1-5, 12. 16, 19-21

Matins Gospel: Luke §8 (2:25-32)

Hebrews  §316 (7:7-17)

Luke §7 (2:22b-40)

March 25

 

ANNUNCIATION TO THE ALL-HOLY THEOTOKOS

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 28:10-17 • (2) Ezekiel 43:27-44:4a •
(3) Proverbs 9:1-11 •  (4) Exodus 3:1-8 • (5) Proverbs 8:22-30

Matins Gospel: Luke §4 (1:39-49, 56)

Hebrews  §306 (2:11-18)

Luke §3 (1:24-38)

June 24

 

Nativity of St John the Baptist

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 17:15-17, 19; 18:11-14; 21:1-8 • (2) Judges 13:2-8, 13-14, 17-18, 21 • (3) Isaiah 40:1-3, 9; 41:17-18,45:8; 48:20-21; 54:1

Matins Gospel: Luke §3 (1:24-25, 57-68, 76, 80)

Romans §112 (13:11b-14:4)

Luke § 1 (1:1-25, 57-68, 76, 80)

June 29

 

Holy Preëminent Apostles Peter and Paul

Vespers Paramia: (1) 1 Peter 1:3-9 • (2) 1 Peter 1:13-19 • (3) 1 Peter 2:11-24

Matins Gospel: John §67 (21:15-25)

2 Corinthians §193 (11:21b-12:9)

Matthew §67 (16:13-19)

Sunday between July 13 and July 19


Sunday

Sunday of the Fathers of the 6 Ecumenical Councils

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 14:14-20 • (2) Deuteronomy 1:8-11, 15-17 • (3) Deuteronomy 10:14-21

Hebrews  §334 (13:7-16)

John §56 (17:1-13)

August 6

 

THE TRANSIGURATION OF THE LORD

Vespers Paramia: (1) Exodus 24:12-18 • (2) Exodus 33:11-23; 34:4-6, 8 •
(3) III Kingdoms 19:3-9, 11-13, 15-16

Matins Gospel: Luke §45 (9:28b-36)

2 Peter §65 (1:10-19)

Matthew §70 (17:1-9)

August 15

 

DORMITION OF THE ALL-HOLY THEOTOKOS

Vespers Paramia: (1) Genesis 28:10-17 • (2) Ezekiel 43:27-44:4a •
(3) Proverbs 9:1-11

Matins Gospel: Luke §4 (1:39-49, 56)

Philippians §240 (2:5-11)

Luke §54 (10:38-42; 11:27-28)

August 29

 

Beheading of St John the Baptist

Vespers Paramia: (1) Isaiah 40:1-3, 9; 41:17-18,45:8; 48:20-21; 54:1 •
(2) Malachi 3:1-3, 5-7,12,18; 4:4-6 • (3) Wisdom 4:7, 16-17, 19-20; 5:1-7

Matins Gospel: Matthew §57 (14:1-13)

Acts §33 (13:25-33a)

Mark §24 (6:14-30)

Material provided by Father Michael Hayduk.