INDIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SUNDAY LECTIONARY 

 

NEW YEAR’S DAY

CIRCUMCISION OF OUR LORD

FEASTDAY OF ST. BASIL AND ST. GREGORY

Evening

St.Luke13:6-9

Morning

St.John9:4-7

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis12:1-9

Deuteronomy10:12-11:1

Ezekiel18:21-24

Holy Qurbana

IJohn3:13-18

Romans2:28-3:8

St.John15:5-19

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

Evening

St.John1:35-42

Morning

St.John1:43-51

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis37:1-11

Psalms45:1-17

Isaiah26:1-12

Holy Qurbana

IJohn3:21-24

Hebrews11:23-31

St.Luke2:40-52

 

BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST (EPIPHANY)

ALSO KNOWN AS EPIPHANY OR DANAHA PERUNNAL

Evening

St.Mark1:1-11

Morning

St.Matthew3:1-17

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis24:10-20

IIKings3:19-25

Ezekiel47:1-9

Isaiah12:1-6

Holy Qurbana

Acts19:1-7

Titus2:11-3:9

St.Luke3:15-22

Blessing of the Water

Acts8:35-40

Hebrews10:15-25

St.John4:1-42

 

BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST 

Evening

St.Luke3:1-14,19-20

Morning

St.Mark6:14-29

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis4:1-15

Jeremiah37:11-21

Isaiah40:3-8,41:8-13,

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:12-17

Romans8:35-39

St.Matthew14:1-12

 

FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN

Evening

St.Mark12:1-12

Morning

St.John8:34-59

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis4:1-15

Isaiah37:8-20

Barazeera50:1-2

Holy Qurbana

Acts7:51-8:2

Romans8:35-39

St.Matthew23:34-39

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening

St.Mark1:14-34

Morning

St.John1:18-28

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis25:19-34,30:36-31:2

IIKings5:1-14

Isaiah49:7-13

Holy Qurbana

Acts2:37-47

Ephesians1:3-14

St.Matthew4:12-22

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

Evening

St.John1:26-34

Morning

St.John1:35-42

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus22:26-33

Proverbs9:1-9

Isaiah51:1-8

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:7-15

Hebrews1:1-2:4

St.John1:43-51

 

MONDAY – THE BEGINNING OF THREE DAYS LENT

Explanation

The three day lent is a lent of attrition and repentance commemorating the repentance of the people Nineveh at the preaching of Prophet Jonah. This lent starts three weeks before the start of the Great Lent.

Evening

St.Matthew12:31-41

Morning

Numbers5:5-10

Jonah1:1-17

Isaiah19:17-22

Acts13:6-12

Colossians1:3-13

St.Matthew7:1-12

 

THURSDAY- THE END OF THREE DAYS LENT

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis18:23-33

Joshua7:6-20

Jonah4:1-11

Holy Qurbana

St.James4:7-17

Ephesians5:3-21

St.Luke12:54-13:9

 

SUNDAY OF ALL DEPARTED PRIESTS

Evening

St.Matthew25:13-30

Morning

St.Luke19:11-28

Before Holy Qurbana

Numbers20:23-29

Deuteronomy34:1-8

Isaiah65:13-20

Holy Qurbana

Acts20:26-38

IThessalonians4:13-5:11

St.Matthew24:42-51

 

SUNDAY OF ALL DEPARTED FAITHFUL 

Evening

St.Matthew25:31-46

Morning

St.John5:19-29

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis49:33-50:13

Ezekiel37:1-14

Isaiah38:10-20

IIMaccabees:12:38-45

Holy Qurbana

St.James3:1-12

ICorinthians15:20-28

St.Luke12:32-48

 

MAYALTHO (ENTRY OF OUR LORD INTO THE TEMPLE)

Explanation

February 2nd is celebrated as the day when infant Jesus was presented in the temple. Also called the day of the Old Aged. Memory of St. Simon and St. Hanna.

Evening

St.Luke2:22-40

Morning

St.Luke2:22-40

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus12:1-8,19:30-37

Proverbs6:20-24,23:22-26

Isaiah11:1-10

Holy Qurbana

Acts24:10-23

Ephesians3:13-216:1-4.

St.Luke2:22-40

 

SUNDAY OF ALL DEPARTED HOLY FATHERS

Evening

St.Luke13:22-30

Morning

St.Matthew5:1-20

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis39:11-23

Lamentations3:1-21,

Holy Qurbana

St.James1:12-21

IITimothy3:10-15

St.Luke6:20-31

 

FIRST SUNDAY OF 50 DAYS LENT

(KOTHINE SUNDAY – PETHRUTHA OF THE GREAT LENT)

Description

The Great Lent starts by commemorating the first miracle performed by Jesus i.e. turning water into wine at the wedding feast at Cana of Galilee. The Gospel reading for each Sunday of the Great Lent is about a miracle performed by Jesus.

Evening

St.John3:1-6

Morning

St.Luke16:1-18

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus20:1-21

Joel2:12-20

Isaiah58:5-14

Holy Qurbana

Acts 11:19-26

OR

Revelations 2:1-7

Colossians 3:1-17

St.John 2:1-11

 

SECOND SUNDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT (LEPERS’ SUNDAY)

Evening

St.Mark1:32-45

Morning

St.Mark9:14-29

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis7:6-24

IIKings5:1-14

Isaiah33:2-9

Holy Qurbana

Acts9:22-31

Romans3:27-4:5

St.Luke5:12-16,4:40-41

 

THIRD SUNDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT (PALSY SUNDAY) 

Evening

St.Luke5:17-26

Morning

St.John5:1-18

Before Holy Qurbana

Ezekiel33:23-34:12

Exodus4:10-17

IIKings2:1-11

Isaiah5:20-25

Holy Qurbana

Acts5:12-16.19:8-12

Romans5:1-11

St.Mark2:1-12

 

FOURTH SUNDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT

(CANAANITE WOMAN)

Evening

St.Mark7:24-37

Morning

St.Luke7:1-10

Before Holy Qurbana

ISamuel7:10-17

Numbers17:1-8

Isaiah56:1-7

Holy Qurbana

Acts4:1-12

Romans7:14-25

Matthew15:21-28

 

FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT (MID LENT) 

Evening

St.Matthew17:22-27

Morning

St.John3:13-21

Before Holy Qurbana

Numbers21:4-9

Psalms34:1-9

Zechariah12:6-14

Holy Qurbana

Acts15:22-33

IICorinthians9:1-15

St.John3:13-21

 

FIFTH SUNDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT

(KPIPTHO/CRIPPLED WOMAN)

Evening

St.Luke10:25-37

Morning

St.Luke7:11-17

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis9:1-7

Jeremiah51:1-9

Isaiah50:1-5

Barazeera51:13-30

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:8-16

Romans12:1-15

St.Luke13:10-17

 

MEMORIAL OF FORTY MARTYRS

Description

Memorial of the 40 martyrs of Sebeste. Celebrated on 9th March, if it is a Saturday or Sunday. Otherwise on the Saturday after 9th

Evening

St.Matthew10:16-33

Morning

St.Luke12:1-12

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis4:1:12

Isaiah30:1-4

Daniel3:14-25

Holy Qurbana

Acts4:19-33

Romans8:31-39

St.Mark8:34-38

 

SIXTH SUNDAY OF FIFTY DAYS LENT (CATHOLICATE DAY) 

Evening

St.Mark10:46-52

Morning

St.Matthew9:27-31

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy25:13-16,26:1-13

Job42:1-10

Holy Qurbana

IPeter4:12-19

IICorinthians9:6-15/

or/

Ephesians5:1-14

St.John9:1-41

 

FRIDAY BEFORE HOSANNA (40TH FRIDAY) 

Evening

St.Luke4:1-13

Morning

St.Matthew4:1-11

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy1:3-14

IISamuel24:18-25

Isaiah58:1-8

Holy Qurbana

IPeter1:13-22

Romans13:11-14:9

St.Matthew4:1-11

 

SATURDAY BEFORE PALM SUNDAY (LAZARUS’ SATURDAY)

Evening

St.Luke10:38-42

Morning

St.John11:1-8,11-27

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus27:30-33

Isaiah61:1-9

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:6-10

Ephesians1:15-2:7

St.John11:28-46

 

PALM SUNDAY – (BOYS’ AND GIRL’S DAY) 

Evening

St.Matthew21:1-17

Midnight

St.Mark11:1-11

Morning

St.Luke19:28-44

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis49:8-15

ISamuel2:18-26,16:1

Daniel1:16-20

Micah4:1-5

IKings3:4-14

Zephaniah3:11-20

Jeremiah30:18-22

Holy Qurbana

IJohn5:1-12

Romans8:18-25

St.John12:12-19

For Procession (at the Western Entrance)

St.Luke19:28-40

For the Blessing of the Palm leaves

Zechariah9:9-12

Isaiah51:9-11

IJohn2:7-14

Romans11:13-24

St.Mark11:1-11

 

MAUNDY THURSDAY – PESAHO

Evening

St.John7:45-52,8:12-20

Midnight

First Qaumo

St.Matthew26:1-30

Second Qaumo

St.John6:24-40

Third Qaumo

St.John6:41-63

Morning

St.Luke22:1-13

Third Hour (9 a.m.)

St.John12:20-36

Noon (12 p.m.)

St.Luke7:36-50

St.Mark14:1-2

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus12:1-11

Leviticus16:3-10

Ezekiel45:18-25

Holy Qurbana

Acts1:15-20

ICorinthians5:1-811:23-34

St.Luke22:14-30

Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)

St.Matthew26:31-35

For Washing of the Feet Service

Exodus34:18-26

IIKings23:21-25

Isaiah50:4-10

IPeter3:17-22

Hebrews10:19-29

St.John13:1-20

 

ANNUNCIATION TO ST. MARY

Description

We celebrate the Feast of Annunciation to St. Mary twice a year. On the 3rd Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho and on March 25th. Holy Eucharist must be celebrated on this day even if it comes during the Great Lent, during the Passion Week or on Good Friday. (The Holy Eucharist is not celebrated during the Great Lent days except all Saturdays and Sundays, Wednesday of Mid Lent, 40th Friday, and Maundy Thursday during the Passion week.)

Evening

St.Luke8:16-21

Morning

St.Mark3:31-35

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy26:16-27:10

Judges13:2-14

Zechariah2:10-13,4:1-7,8:3

Isaiah63:15-64:5

Holy Qurbana

IJohn3:2-17

Hebrews6:13-7:10

St.Luke1:26-38

 

GOOD FRIDAY 

Evening

St.Luke22:1-30

Midnight

First Qauma

St.Matthew26:31-46

Second Qauma

St.Mark14:27-52

Third Qauma

St.Luke22:31-62

Morning

Leviticus4:1-7,16;3-34

Numbers19:1-11

Acts22:30-23:16

ICorinthians1:18-31

Hebrews9:11-14

St.Matthew27:3-10

St.Mark15:1-10

St.Luke22:66-71

Third Hour (9 a.m.)

St.Matthew27:12-31

St.Mark15:12-18

Noon (12 p.m.)

St.Luke23:26-34

St.Matthew27:34.

St.John19:23-24.

St.Matthew27:36-37.

St.Luke23:39-45

St.John19:25-27

Ninth Hour (3 p.m.)

St.Matthew27:45-56

St.Mark15:33-41

St.Luke23:44-49

St.John19:23-30

Veneration of the Holy Cross

Genesis22:1-14

Exodus17:8-14

Isaiah52:13-53:8

IPeter2:19-25

Galatians2:20-3:14,6:11-18

St.Luke23:55-56

St.John19:31-42

 

HOLY SATURDAY 

Evening

St.Matthew27:61

St.Luke23:50-24:12

St.John19:31-42

Morning

St.Matthew27:62-66

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis8:1-12

Zechariah12:11-13:7

Jeremiah38:2-13

Micah7:8-13

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:13-22

Romans6:1-14

St.Matthew27:62-66

Shub-khono

IJohn4:11-21

ICorinthians13:4-10

St.Matthew18:12-35

 

EASTER SUNDAY 

Evening

St.Mark16:1-8

Midnight

St.Luke24:1-12

Morning

St.John20:1-18

Celebration of the Holy Cross

Isaiah60:17-22

IPeter5:5-14

Romans16:1-16

St.John14:27,15:11-15,17-19

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus23:26-32

Isaiah60:1-7,11-16,61:10-62:5

Holy Qurbana

Acts2:22-36

ICorinthians15:1-19

St.Matthew28:1-20

 

NEW SUNDAY-SUNDAY AFTER EASTER

THE SUNDAY OF THE YOUTH 

Evening

St.John20:19-31

Morning

St.John4:31-38

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis41:41-46

Ecclesiastes12:1-8

Jeremiah1:4-12

Isaiah40:9-15

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:19-25

IITimothy2:1-13

St.John20:19-31

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY 

Evening

St.John21:15-1

Morning

St.John21:1-14

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus14:26-31

Joshua6,9-21

GreatWisdom1:1-8

Holy Qurbana

Acts13:26-39

Ephesians6:10-20

St.John21:1-14

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

Evening

St.John6:16-29

Morning

St.Matthew14:22-33

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus40:1-16

Joshua2:1-6

Isaiah49:13-21

Holy Qurbana

Acts4:8-21

Hebrews3:1-13

St.John21:15-19

 

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY

Evening

St.Luke5:27-39

Morning

St.John6:47-58

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus34:4-12

Micah4:1-7

Zachariah8:4-9

Isaiah37:8-17

Holy Qurbana

IJohn5:13-21

Hebrews11:3-6

St.Luke24:13-35

 

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER NEW SUNDAY 

Evening

St.John14:1-16

Morning

St.John16:16-30

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy16:1-8

Joshua8:30-35

Isaiah54:1-8

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:17-22

Hebrews11:32-40

St.Luke9:51-62

 

ASCENSION OF OUR LORD

(THURSDAY AFTER THE FOURTH SUNDAY FOLLOWING NEW SUNDAY) 

Evening

St.Mark16:14-20

Morning

St.Luke24:36-53

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy9:26-10:5

Jeremiah31:31-34

IIKings2:9-15

Isaiah48:20-49:4

Holy Qurbana

Acts1:4-11

Ephesians4:1-16

St.Luke24:36-53

 

SUNDAY BEFORE PENTECOST (SUNDAY OF THE MONKS) 

Evening

St.Matthew19:16-30

Morning

St.Mark10:17-22

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus25:1-13

Joshua1:5-9

Isaiah44:23-28

Holy Qurbana

Acts21:7-9

ICorinthians7:1-2,25-34,9:1-10

St.John17:13-26

 

PENTECOST (FIFTIETH DAY AFTER EASTER)

SUNDAY SCHOOL DAY

Evening

St.John14:15-31

Morning

St.John15:20-25

Before Holy Qurbana

Numbers11:16-35

ISamuel10:9-12

IIKings2:14-17,12:1-27

Ezekiel11:17-20,36:25-27

Isaiah42:1-27

Holy Qurbana

Acts2:1-13

Galatians5:16-26

St.John15:1-14

Service of the First kneeling

Genesis11:1-9

IIKings2;14-17

Acts19:1-7

ICorinthians14:20-25

St.John14:1-17

Service of the Second Kneeling

Ezekiel37:1-14

Joel2:25-32

Acts10:34-48

ICorinthians12:12-27

St.John14:25-31

Service of the Third Kneeling

Judges13:24-14:7

Ezekiel47:1-12

Isaiah47:1-1

Acts2:1-21

ICorinthians14:20-33

St.John16:1-15

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Luke8:4-15

Morning

St.Matthew11:20-24

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis41:38-40

Exodus12:31-40

Joshua5:9-12

Jeremiah29:10-16

Holy Qurbana

Acts17:10-15

IICorinthians5:14-6:10

St.John6:26-35

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

 

Evening

St.Luke6:12-23

Morning

St.Mark3:7-19

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus19:1-8

IISamuel5:1-10

Daniel6:25-28

Holy Qurbana

Acts4:23-31

Ephesians2:11-22

St.Matthew10:5-16

 

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Mark6:4-13

Morning

St.Luke9:1-11

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis42:18-25

Jeremiah3:1-5

Daniel3:21-23

Holy Qurbana

Acts13:26-39

Galatians6:10-18

St.John6:35-46

 

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Matthew14:14-23

Morning

St.Luke10:17-24

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy33:23-29

Psalms15

Isaiah65:8-12

Holy Qurbana

Acts6:1-7

ICorinthians16:14-22

St.Luke10:1-16

 

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Luke9:10-17

Morning

St.Matthew17:20-28

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus23:14-19

Psalms16

Isaiah40:27-31

Holy Qurbana

Acts9:10-18

IICorinthians5:14-20

St.Luke9:10-17

 

 

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening

St.Luke17:1-10

Morning

St.Mark6:30-52

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus3-:34-38

Psalms20

Isaiah14:22-27

Holy Qurbana

Acts1:15-20

ICorinthians8:1-6

St.Matthew15:32-39

 

FEAST OF ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL 

Evening

St.Matthew16:13-20

Morning

St.John21:15-25

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis12:1-9

Daniel1:8-21

Isaiah43:1-7

Holy Qurbana

Acts1:12-14

ICorinthians12:28-13:10

St.Matthew20:1-16

 

EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening

St.Mark4:1-23

Morning

St.Matthew13:10-23

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus3:9-15

Jeremiah7:21-25

Isaiah52:1-6

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:4-10

Hebrews4:14-5:5

St.John6:47-59

 

NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Matthew13:24-35

Morning

St.Matthew13:36-43

Before Holy Qurbana

Psalms22:1-21

Deuteronomy4:1-6

Proverbs13:1-7

Isaiah24:1-5

Holy Qurbana

Acts28:11-22

ICorinthians6:1-11

St.Luke14:7-11

 

TENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 

Evening

St.Luke9:12-17

Morning

St.Matthew16:13-20

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus15:23-27

Job42:7-17

Psalms112:1-10

Holy Qurbana

Acts28:23-30

Romans10:5-21

St.Matthew18:1-11

 

ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Evening

St.Matthew18:15-35

Morning

St.Mark9:33-50

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus19:13-18

Joshua23:7-14

Malachi4:1-6

Holy Qurbana

St.James2:14-26

ICorinthians14:34-39

St.Mark6:7-13

 

FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION/KOODAARA PERUNNAL

Evening

St.Matthew16:27-17:13

Morning

St.Mark8:38-9:13

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy16:13-17

Psalms24

Isaiah60:12-15,61:1-3

Holy Qurbana

IJohn2:23-3:1

Romans11:25-36

St.Luke9:27-36

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION 

Evening

St.Mark4:21-34

Morning

St.Matthew13:44-52

Before Holy Qurbana

Deuteronomy25:13-16

Psalms27

Ezekiel7:1-4

Holy Qurbana

St.James4:7-5:6

Philippians4:8-20

St.Matthew21:28-32

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION 

Evening

St.Luke14:15-24

Morning

St.Mark.10:28-34

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus23:20-27

Psalms29

Hosea11:1-9

Holy Qurbana

IPeter5:1-11

ICorinthians10:1-13

St.Luke12:13-21,35-44

 

August 15

THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF HOLY VIRGIN MARY

(MARTH MARIAM SAMAJAM DAY)

Evening

St.Luke1:39-56,2:22-35

Morning

St.Luke2:42-51,

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus3:1-6,19:16-23

Ezekiel44:1-3

Isaiah45:11-19

Holy Qurbana

Acts1:12-14,7:44-53

Hebrews9:3-12,2:14-18

St.Luke11:22-28

St.Matthew12:46-50

St.John19:25-27

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION 

Evening

St.Luke14:25-35

Morning

St.Luke15:1-10

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus14:21-31

ISamuel8:4-9

Isaiah43:1-5

Holy Qurbana

IJohn2:22-29

Ephesians6:10-17

St.Luke6:39-45

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION

Evening

St.Luke18:1-8

Morning

St.Luke18:9-17

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis6:3-12

Ecclesiastes7:1-7

Psalms12:1-7

Holy Qurbana

IIPeter3:8-14

IThessalonians5:1-11

St.Luke11:9-20

 

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION 

Evening

St.Matthew19:1-12

Morning

St.Luke19:11-27

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus24:12-18

ISamuel3:16-21

Ezekiel18:21-24

Holy Qurbana

St.James5:1-6

IICorinthians10:1-7

St.Matthew17:22-27

 

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION

Evening

St.Matthew18:1-11

Morning

St.Matthew18:12-22

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus3:1-6,11-14

Job1:1-5

Isaiah1:15-20

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:1-5

ICorinthians3:16-23

St.Matthew5:38-48

 

THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS 

Evening

St.Matthew24:1-35

Morning

St.Mark13:1-33

Before Holy Qurbana

Numbers21:4-9

ISamuel17:37-53

Jeremiah32:36-41

Holy Qurbana

Acts13:26-39

Galatians2:17-3:14

St.Luke21:5-28

 

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS 

Evening

St.Luke17:20-37

Morning

St.Matthew24:36-51

Before Holy Qurbana

Psalms34

Genesis42:1-28

Isaiah1:10-20

Holy Qurbana

Acts3:21-26

ICorinthians2:10-16

St.Mark13:28-37

 

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS 

Evening

St.Matthew14:34-36,15:1-11

Morning

St.Matthew15:12-20

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis42:9-17

IKings3:5-9

GreatWisdom6:1-9

Isaiah48:12-16

Holy Qurbana

Acts5:17-32

ICorinthians2:14-3:9

St.Matthew16:5-12

 

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS 

Evening

St.Matthew18:23-35

Morning

St.Luke16:1-13

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis42:18-35

Proverbs1:2-9

Isaiah48:12-16

Holy Qurbana

Acts7:2-5

Romans8:1-11

St.Mark2:23-28

 

Fourth Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross 

Evening

St.Mark10:1-16

Morning

St.Luke9:37-45

Before Holy Qurbana

Numbers29:35-40

IKings8:22-30

Psalms42

Holy Qurbana

Acts21:17-26

ICorinthians1:21-29

St.Luke16:9-18

 

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS

Evening

St.Luke20:27-40

Morning

St.Matthew22:34-44

Before Holy Qurbana

Leviticus2:1-3

Psalms46

Isaiah40:27-31

Holy Qurbana

Acts22:22-29

ITimothy6:13-21

St.Matthew23:1-12

 

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF HOLY CROSS 

Evening

St.Matthew19:13-26

Morning

St.Mark10:17-27

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis42:29-36

Psalms84

Isaiah43:16-25

Holy Qurbana

Acts21:27-40

ICorinthians5:6-13

St.Luke18:18-27

 

KOODHOSH EETHO (SANCTIFICATION) SUNDAY 

Description

The Sunday that comes on of after October 30th is called Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification of Church) Sunday. It is the beginning of the church calendar. 

Evening

St.Mark8:27-33

Morning

St.John21:15-22

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus33:7-11

Exodus40:17-38

Isaiah6:1-8

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:1-12

ICorinthians3:16-17,6:15-20

St.Matthew16:13-23

 

FEAST DAY OF ST. GREGORIOS OF PARUMALA

(PARUMALA PERUNNAL) 

Evening

St.John15:12-21,16:1-3

Morning

St.Mark10:28-31

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis19:15-23

Job1:12-22

Isaiah38:1-8

Holy Qurbana

Acts27:9-26

Hebrews10:33-11:7

St.Matthew10:34-42

 

HOODHOSH EETHO (DEDICATION) SUNDAY 

 

Evening

St.Luke19:47-20:8

Morning

St.Mark12:41-44

Before Holy Qurbana

Exodus33:7-11

IKings:8:22-40

Isaiah55:1-13

Holy Qurbana

Acts7:44-53

Hebrews9:1-14

St.John10:22-38

 

ANNUNCIATION TO ZECHARIAH (PARENTS’ DAY) 

Description

Commemorated as the day when John the Baptist’s birth was announced to Zechariah by Angel Gabriel. 

Evening

St.Matthew19:3-12

Morning

St.Luke10:38-12

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis17:15-22

Numbers8:13-20

ISamuel1:9-17

Isaiah41:8-15

Holy Qurbana

IIPeter1:1-15

Ephesians5:21-6:4

St.Luke1:5-25

 

ANNUNCIATION TO HOLY VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF GOD. 

Evening

St.Luke8:16-21

Morning

St.Mark3:31-35

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis28:10-22

Judges13:2-14

Zechariah2:10-13,4:1-7,8:3

Isaiah63:15-64:5

Holy Qurbana

IJohn3:2-17

Galatians:4:1-7

St.Luke1:26-38

 

HOLY VIRGIN MARY’S VISIT TO ELIZABETH (LADIES’ DAY) 

Evening

St.Luke8:1-3

Morning

St.Luke10:38-42

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis1:24-31,24:15-38

Judges4:4-16

IIKings5:1-5

Ester4:1-17

Proverbs14:1-19.

Holy Qurbana

IPeter3:1-7

ITimothy2:9-15,3:11-13

St.Luke1:39-56

 

BIRTH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (CHILDREN’S DAY) 

Evening

St.Mark10:13-16

Morning

St.Matthew11:11-19

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis21:1-21

Exodus2:1-10

Psalms127:1-5

Isaiah62:1-12

Holy Qurbana

IJohn3:1-3

Ephesians6:1-4;

Colosians3:20-21

St.Luke1:57-80

 

REVELATION TO ST. JOSEPH 

Evening

St.John6:30-46

Morning

St.John6:30-46

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis13:1-11

Isaiah1:2-9

Holy Qurbana

IPeter2:11-17

Galatians1:11-24

St.Matthew1:18-25

 

SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Evening

St.Matthew1:1-18

Morning

St.John1:1-18

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis46:8-27

IKings9:3-7

Isaiah7:14-15,11:1-9

Holy Qurbana

Acts3:16-26

Romans4:13-25

St.Luke3:23-38

 

CHRISTMAS

Yeldho/Incarnation of our Lord

Evening

St.John1:1-18

By the fire-pit

Hebrews1:1-12

St.Luke2:1-14

Morning

St.Luke2:15-20

Before Holy Qurbana

Genesis21:1-8

Micah5:51-4

Isaiah9:1-7

Holy Qurbana

IJohn1:1-10

Galatians3:23-4:7

St.Matthew2:1-12