St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco
Great Vespers: Blessed is the man.
Lord I have Cried, Tone 6, on 8: Hierarch 8 (Let us hymn John); G: Hierarch (Having assembled today); N: Dogmatic Theotokion in the Tone, Tone 8 (In His love for mankind).
Entry; O Gladsome Light; Prokimenon of the day, Tone 7: O God, my helper art Thou.
3 Readings for the Hierarch.
Litia: Temple and Hierarch (When thou wast yet a child).
Aposticha: Hierarch (Keeping vigil); G: Hierarch (Thou wast truly a model); N: Theotokion in the Menaion, Tone 6 (Christ the Lord).
Troparia: Hierarch (Lo, thy care for thy flock) x2; O Theotokos and Virgin x1.
Matins: God is the Lord, Tone 5; Troparia: Hierarch x2; G/N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One).
After each Kathisma: Sessional hymns of the Hierarch.
Polyeleos and Magnification of the Hierarch: We magnify thee, O holy hierarch father John, and we honor thy holy memory; for thou dost pray for us to Christ God. Psalm verse: Hear this, all ye nations; give ear, all ye that inhabit the world.
Sessional hymns of the Hierarch (O excellent lover of the glory); G/N: Theotokion (Having assembled today).
Hymns of Ascents, First Antiphon, Tone 4: From my youth.
Prokimenon of the Hierarch, Tone 4: Precious in the sight of the Lord.
Matins Gospel: John 10:1-9 (§35 mid).
Psalm 50; G: Through the prayers of the Holy Hierarch John; N: Through the prayers of the Theotokos; Have mercy on me, O God; Sticheron of the Hierarch (The councils of the Orthodox rejoice today). Save, O God, Thy people.
Canon: Theotokos 6 Most holy Theotokos, save us.*
Hierarch 8 Holy hierarch father John, pray to God for us.
Irmos: Traversing the impassable, uncommon path of the sea dryshod.
Katavasia: I shall open my mouth.
After Ode 3, Sessional Hymns of the Hierarch (Thy supplications, O father John); G/N: Theotokion (O Mother of God).
After Ode 6, Kontakion (Following Christ, the Chief Shepherd) and Ikos of the Hierarch.
At Ode 9, More Honorable.
Exapostilarion: Hierarch (Even though I have died); G/N: Theotokion (Celebrating, all the saints rejoice).
Praises, Tone 4: Hierarch 4 (O ye faithful, with thanksgiving); G: Hierarch (We confess thy wondrous aid); N: Theotokion (O Theotokos, Queen of all). After the Great Doxology: Troparion of the Hierarch; G/N: Theotokion, Tone 8 (O Good One); the two remaining Litanies, and Dismissal; First Hour.
Hours: Troparion: Hierarch; Kontakion: Hierarch
Liturgy: Beatitudes on 8: Hierarch: 4 from Ode 3; and 4 from Ode 6.
After the entrance: Troparia & Kontakia as in Appendix I, C.
Prokimenon, Tone 1: My mouth shall speak wisdom.
Epistle: Heb. 7:26-8:2 (§318).
Alleluia, Tone 2.
Gospel: John 10:9-16 (§36).
Communion Hymn: In everlasting remembrance.
*From the canon of the Theotokos from Matins of the Previous Sunday. But in a temple dedicated to the Lord or the Theotokos, 6 from the canon of the temple, with its Irmos.