Order of Vespers & Matins

Vespers and Matins

The service is prayed with a festive tune and is done in this order:


  • The prayers start normally.

  • The verses of the cymbals of the Ascension feast are said with the addition of Archangel Michael Resurrection verse.

  • The doxologies are chanted in the following order:
    • The Resurrection Doxology

    • The Ascension Doxology

    • The Doxology for Saint Mary

    • The Doxology for Archangel Michael

    • Then continue as normal

  • The Tawaf and the Response of the Psalm are said.

  • The Gospel is read and than the Gospel Response is chanted.

  • Than the concluding canon of the feast may be said or the normal conclusion, Amen alleluia with the right part for the feast.

Vespers and Matins

The service is prayed with a festive tune and is done in this order:


  • The prayers start normally.

  • The verses of the cymbals of the Ascension feast are said with the addition of Archangel Michael Resurrection verse.

  • The doxologies are chanted in the following order:
    • The Resurrection Doxology

    • The Ascension Doxology

    • The Doxology for Saint Mary

    • The Doxology for Archangel Michael

    • Then continue as normal

  • The Tawaf and the Response of the Psalm are said.

  • The Gospel is read and than the Gospel Response is chanted.

  • Than the concluding canon of the feast may be said or the normal conclusion, Amen alleluia with the right part for the feast.
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Added: May 4, 2006 03:57:01 AM by minatasgeel