Re: Lenten Vespers on Wed. & Fri.
- --- In ustav@y..., "Kenneth Doll" <kenneth.doll@t...> wrote:
> What should one use for Aposticha verses on Wed. and Fri. in Great LentDear Kenneth,
> if the Presanctified is not served?
> In general, how is the services modified?
> In Christ,
> Kenneth Doll
For this Friday, today, we sing "Lord, I cry..." in tone 3, the tone
of the week, with six (6) stichera, three for the martyrs in the tone
(see p.144 in the Lenten Triodion) and 3 for St. Theodore in tone 2
(p. 273-4 of the Lenten Triodion). These begin as follows:
"Come, all ye that love the martyrs...."
"The God-given grace...."
"O martyr Theodore..."
"Glory to the Father...
Tone 6: "Using as his tool...."
"Now & ever...
Dogmaticon of the week, tone 3
At the Aposticha:
Sticheron, tone 5, p.273 of Lenten Triodion.
First weekday Aposticha Ps. verse; repeat sticheron, then the 2nd. Ps.
verse. Then the martyricon in tone 5: "lessed is the army of the King
of Heaven..." (This can be found at the Matins Aposticha for Monday in
tone 5 in the Octoechos.).
"Glory to the Father..."
Tone 2: "O thrice-blessed Theodore...," p.274 in Lenten Triodion.
"Now & ever...."
Tone 2: "All my hope I place in thee, O Mother of God, preserve me by
Conclude Vespers as prescribed at the bottom of p.96 in the Lenten
These prescriptions for the "Lord, I cry..." & the Aposticha are as
found in both the Slavonic Triodion & the Typikon.