TYPIKON of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat

(Arranged by Rev. Taras Chaparin)

Sunday, April 26 – Third Sunday of Pascha of the Myrrh-Bearing Women The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Bishop of Amasia (c. 322). Tone 2. Matins Gospel III. Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 2); Tropar “The noble Joseph”; Glory/Now: Kondak of the Myrrh-bearing Women. Prokeimenon, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Myrrh-bearing Women. Irmos of Pascha. Dismissal with the Cross. Scripture readings for the Third Sunday: Epistle: Acts §16 [6:1-7]. Gospel: Mark §69 [15:43-16:8].

Monday, April 27 – The Holy Priest-Martyr Simeon, Relative of Lord, Our Venerable Father Stephen, Bishop of Volodymyr in Volhynia (1094). Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 2); Tropar “The noble Joseph”; Glory/Now: Kondak of the Myrrh-bearing Women. Prokeimenon, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Myrrh-bearing Women. Irmos of Pascha. Scripture readings for the Third Monday: Epistle: Acts §17[6:8-7:5; 47-60]. Gospel: John §13 [4:46-54].

Tuesday, April 28 – The Holy Apostles Jason and Sosipater; The Holy Martyrs Dadas, Maximus and Quintilianus (286-305); Our Father among the Saints Cyril, Bishop of Turau (1183). Bright vestments. Service for Myrrh-bearers. Scripture readings for the Third Tuesday: Epistle: Acts §18 [8:5-17]. Gospel: John §20 [6:27-33].

Wednesday, April 29 – The Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzicus (313-24); the Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker. Bright vestments. Service for Myrrh-bearers. Readings for the Third Wednesday: Epistle: Acts §19 [8:18-25]. Gospel: John §21 [6:35-39].

Thursday, April 30 – The Holy Apostle James, Brother of Saint John the Theologian (c. 44). Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 2); Tropar of the St. John; Glory/Now: Kondak of the Myrrh-bearing Women. Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Myrrhbearers and of St. John. Scripture readings for Saint James: Epistle: Acts §29 [12:1-11]. Gospel: Luke §17 [5:1-11].

Friday, May 1 – The Holy Prophet Jeremiah (625-585 BC). Coronation of Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God (1773). Passing into Eternal Life (1951) of Blessed Klymentii (Clement) Sheptytsky, Archimandrite of the Studites and Confessor. Bright vestments. Service for Myrrh-bearers. Scripture readings for the Third Friday: Epistle: Acts §21 [8:40-9:19]. Gospel: John §23 [6:48-55].

Saturday, May 2 – Our Father among the Saints Athanasius the Great (373). Bright vestments. Service for Myrrh-bearers. Scripture readings for the Third Saturday: Epistle: Acts §22 [9:19-31]. Gospel: John §52 [15:17-16:2].

Sunday, May 3 – Fourth Sunday of Pascha of the Paralytic +The Repose of our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of Caves at Kyiv and Organizer of the Coenobitic (Common) Life in Rus’ (1074) and the Holy Martyrs Timothy and Maura (286-305). Tone 3. Matins Gospel IV. Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 3); Tropar St. Theodosius; Glory: Kondak of St. Theodosius; Now Kondak of the Paralytic. Prokeimenon, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Paralytic. Irmos of Pascha. Dismissal with the Cross. Scripture readings for the Fourth Sunday: Epistle: Acts §23 [9:32-42]. Gospel: John §14 [5:1-15].

Monday, May 4 – The Holy Martyr Pelagia. Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 3); Glory: Kondak of the Paralytic. Now: Kondak of Pascha. Prokeimenon, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Paralytic. Irmos of Pascha. Scripture readings for the Fourth Monday: Epistle: Acts §24 [10:1-16]. Gospel: John §24 [6:56-69].

Tuesday, May 5 – The Holy and Glorious Martyr Irene (321-23); Our Venerable Father Nicephoras, Hegumen of the Monastery at Medicus. Bright vestments. Service for the Paralytic. Scripture readings for the Fourth Tuesday: Epistle: Acts §25 [10:21-33]. Gospel: John §25 [7:1-13].

Wednesday, May 6 – Mid-Pentecost, The Holy, Just and Long-suffering Job. Bright vestments. Tropar of the Feast; Glory:/Now: Kondak of the Feast. Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Feast. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of Mid-Pentecost (only on the Feast itself and its Apodosis). Paschal Dismissal with the Cross. Scripture readings for the Mid-Pentecost: Epistle: Acts §34 [14:6-18]. Gospel: John §26 [7:14-30].

Thursday, May 7 – Post Feast of the Mid-Pentecost, Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem at the Third Hour of the Day during the Reign of Constantine (351); the Holy Martyr Acacius (286-305). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Feast; Glory:/Now: Kondak of the Feast. Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Feast. Scripture readings for the Fifth Thursday: Epistle: Acts §26 [10:34-43]. Gospel: John §29 [8:12-20].

Friday, May 8 – Post Feast of the Mid-Pentecost The Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian and Our Venerable Father Arsenius the Great (408-50). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Feast; Tropar of the Saint; Glory: Kondak of the Saint; Now: Kondak of the Feast; Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Feast and of the Saint. Scripture readings for St. John the Apostle: Epistle: 1 John §68 [1:1-7]. Gospel: John §61 [19:25-27; 21:24-25].

Saturday, May 9 – Post Feast of the Mid-Pentecost +The Transfer of the Relics (1087) of Our Holy Father Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari and the Holy Prophet Isaiah (8th c. BC); the Holy Martyr Christopher (249-51). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Feast; Tropar of the Transfer; Glory: Kondak of the Transfer; Now: Kondak of the Feast; Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Feast and of the Transfer. Scripture readings for the Fourth Saturday: Epistle: Acts §29 [12:1-11]. Gospel: John §31 [8:31-42].

Sunday, May 10 – Fifth Sunday of Pascha – of the Samaritan Woman Civil Holiday: Mother’s Day +The Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot. Tone 4. Matins Gospel VII. Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 4); Tropar of the Saint; Glory: Kondak of the Saint; Now: Kondak of the Samaritan Woman. Prokimen, Alleluia verses, Communion hymn of Sunday and of the Saint. Irmos of Pascha. Paschal Dismissal with the Cross. Scripture readings for the Fifth Sunday: Epistle: Acts §28 [11:19-26, 29-30]. Gospel: John §12 [4:5-42].

Monday, May 11 – Post Feast of Mid-Pentecost +The Holy Cyril (869) and Methodius (885), Teachers of the Slavs and Equals to the Apostles and the Dedication of the City of Constantinople (330); the Holy Priest-Martyr Mocius (284-305). Passing into Eternal Life of Blessed Vasyl (Basil) Hopko, Auxiliary Bishop of Presov (+1976). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Feast; Tropar of the Saints; Glory: Kondak of the Saints; Now: Kondak of the Feast; Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion hymn of the Feast and of the Saints. Scripture readings for the Saints: Epistle: Hebrew §335 [13:17-21]. Gospel: John §36 [10:9-16].

Tuesday, May 12 – Post Feast of Mid-Pentecost Our Holy Fathers Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403), and Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople (733). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Mid-Pentecost; Glory:/Now: Kondak of the Mid-Pentecost. Prokimen, Alleluia Verses and Communion hymn of the Mid-Pentecost. Scripture readings for the Fifth Tuesday: Epistle: Acts §31 [12:25-13:12]. Gospel: John §33 [8:51-59].

Wednesday, May 13 – Leave-taking of Mid-Pentecost. Holy Martyr Glyceria (138-61). Bright vestments. Tropar of the Mid-Pentecost; Glory:/Now: Kondak of the Mid-Pentecost. Prokimen, Alleluia Verses and Communion hymn of the Mid-Pentecost. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of Mid-Pentecost. Scripture readings for the Fifth Wednesday: Epistle: Acts §32 [13:13-24]. Gospel: John §18 [6:5-14].

Thursday, May 14 – The Holy Martyr Isidore (249-51). Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 4); Glory: Kondak of the Samaritan Woman; Now: Kondak of the Pascha. Prokimen, and Alleluia verses of Communion hymn of the Samaritan Women. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of Pascha. Scripture readings for the Fifth Thursday: Epistle: Acts §35[14:20-15:4]. Gospel: John §35 [9:39-10:9].

Friday, May 15 – Our Venerable Father Pachomius the Great (346). Bright vestments. Service for the Samaritan Woman. Scripture readings for the Fifth Friday: Epistle: Acts §36[15:5-12]. Gospel: John §36 [10:17-28].

Saturday, May 16 – Our Venerable Father Theodore the Sanctified, Disciple of Saint Pachomius (364). Paschal Order. Service for the Samaritan Woman. Scripture readings of the Fifth Saturday: Epistle: Acts §37[15:35-41]. Gospel: John §38 [10:27-38].

Sunday, May 17 – Sixth Sunday of Pascha – of the Man Born Blind The Holy Apostles Andronicus and others with him. Tone 5. Matins Gospel VIII. Bright vestments. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 5); Glory: Kondak of the Man Born Blind; Now: Kondak of Pascha. Prokimen and Alleluia verses of the Man Born Blind. Communion hymn of Pascha and of Sunday. Irmos of Pascha. Dismissal with the Cross. Scripture readings for the Sixth Sunday: Epistle: Acts §38 [16:16-34]. Gospel: John §34 [9:1-38].

Monday, May 18 – The Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (284-305); and the Holy Martyrs Peter, Dionysius and Those with him (361-63). Bright vestments. Sunday Tropar (Tone 5); Glory: Kondak of the Man Born Blind; Now: Kondak of Pascha. Prokimen and Alleluia verses of the Man Born Blind. Communion hymn of Pascha and of Sunday. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of Pascha. Scripture readings for the Sixth Monday: Epistle: Acts §39 [17:1-15]. Gospel: John §40 [11:47-56].

Tuesday, May 19 – The Holy Priest-Martyr Patrick, Bishop of Prussia, and Those with Him (361-63). Bright vestments. Service for the Man Born Blind. Scripture readings for the Sixth Tuesday: Epistle: Acts §40 [17:19-28]. Gospel: John §42 [12:19-36].

Wednesday, May 20 – Apodosis of Pascha The Holy Martyr Thaleleus (283-84). Bright vestments. Paschal dismissal with the Cross and paschal order in general, except for Trisagion and troparia, which are for the Sunday of the Man Born Blind. Scripture readings for the Apodosis of Pascha: Epistle: Acts §41 [18:22-28]. Gospel: John §43 [12:36-47].

Thursday, May 21 – THURSDAY OF THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. +The Holy Great Rulers Constantine (337) and Helen (330), Equals to the Apostles. Note: Holy day of obligation. Bright vestments. Festal Service for Ascension, including proper Antiphons, Entrance Hymn and Irmos. Tropar of the Feast; tropar of the Saints; Glory: kondak of the Saints; Now: kondak of the Feast. Prokeimenon, alleluia and communion hymn of the Feast and of the Saints. Instead of We have seen the true light…, and May our mouths be filled… – Be exalted, O God, above the Heavens (until Apodosis of Ascension). Scripture readings for the Feast: Epistle: Acts §1 [1:1-12]. Gospel: Luke §114 [24:36-53]. Note: The prayer Heavenly King… is not said until Pentecost. After Liturgy: Anointing of the faithful and distribution of prosfora.

Friday, May 22 – Post Feast of Ascension The Holy Martyr Basiliscus (286-305). First Antiphon of the Feast; regular Third Antiphon and Entrance Hymn with refrain of the Ascension. Tropar of the Ascension; Glory:/ Now: Kondak of the Ascension; Prokimen, Alleluia verses and Communion Hymn of the Ascension. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of the Ascension. Scripture readings for the Sixth Friday: Epistle: Acts §42 [19:1-8]. Gospel: John §47 [14:1-11].

Saturday, May 23 – Post-Feast of Ascension Our Venerable Father and Confessor Michael, Bishop of Synada (286); the Venerable Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Hegumena of the Monastery of the Holy Savior (1173). Follow the Typikon for the Post Feast of Ascension (May 22). Scripture readings for the Sixth Saturday: Epistle: Acts §43 [20:7-12]. Gospel: John §48 [14:10-21].

Sunday, May 24 – Seventh Sunday of Pascha Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea (325 AD). Post-Feast of Ascension. Our Venerable Father Simeon the “Mountain of Wonders” (596). The Venerable Nicetas the Stylite, Wonderworker of Pereiaslav (c. 1186). Tone 6. Matins Gospel X. Bright vestments. Sunday antiphons. Resurrection Tropar (Tone 6); Tropar of the Ascension; Tropar of the Fathers; Glory: Kondak of the Fathers; Now: Kondak of the Ascension. Prokimen and Alleluia verses of the Fathers. Communion Hymn of Sunday and of the Fathers. Instead of It is truly right – Irmos of the Ascension. Sunday Dismissal. Scripture readings for the Sunday of the Fathers: Epistle: Acts §44 [20:16-18, 28-38]. Gospel: John §56 [17:1-13].