Menaion

May 26

The holy apostle Carpus, one of the Seventy. Some Greek authors consider him to be the bishop of Berea; some, bishop of Berylus; and yet others, bishop of Crete.

At the Divine Liturgy

music - see the May Menaion

Troparion,  Tone 3.  O holy Apostle Carpus, intercede with the merciful God * that he may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.

Glory – Kontakion, Tone 4.  O apostle Carpus, the Church has gained you for all time as a brilliant star, * enlightening it with the multitude of your miracles. * Therefore, we cry out to Christ: * O most merciful Lord, save those who in faith honor the memory of your apostle.

Prokeimenon, Tone 8 (Ps. 18:5,2). Through all the earth their voice resounds; * their message reaches to the end of the world.
V. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.

Epistle:  (of the day)

Alleluia, Tone 1 (Ps. 88:6,8). Alleuia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
V. The heavens declare your wonders, O Lord, and your truth in the assembly of the holy.
V. God is glorified in the council of the holy, great and awesome above all who surround him.

Gospel:  (of the day)

Communion Hymn (Ps. 18:5). Through all the earth their voice resounds; * their message reaches to the end of the world.