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Divine Liturgy - Prokimenon

The "Prokimenon" are two verses of Psalm. During the Divine Liturgy, the reading of the Apostolos (Epistle) is preceded by one or two verses of Psalm and is followed by one or two other verses of Psalm, which are folowed by Alleluia.

Basic Rules

There is a Prokimenon for each Sunday according to the cycle of Octo-Echos. The tone of the Prokimenon designated to a specifric sunday in the cycle of the Triodion, Pentecostarion, etc. does not necessarily correspond to the Octo-Echos Tone.

The Menaion has Prokimenon and Alleluia verses for its Feasts.

For other times, the Prokimenon and Alleluia are at the beginning of the Epistle Book and are per the following schedule:

DayHonor
SundayResurrection
MondayAngels
TuesdayJohn the Baptist
WednesdayMother of God
ThursdayThursday
FridayHoly Cross
Saturdayfaithfully departed

Text

The Various Prokimena Saint Ignatios of Antioch Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Augusta, Georgia, Click on The Knew and Sometimes Unusual, Eastern-rite Services

The pural of the workd "Prokimenon" is "Prokimena".

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Troparia for Individual Parishes Melkite Greek Catholic Church Eparchy of Newton, Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States
Resurrectional Troparia with music Melkite Greek Catholic Church Eparchy of Newton, Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States
Primer for Melkite Worship and Ritual Please click on Kondakia and click on Troparia. Melkite Greek Catholic Church Eparchy of Newton, Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States. Material prepared by Fr. Philaret Littlefield for inclusion in the St. George (Milwaukee, WI) Melkite Sunday Bulletin.


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