April 2022
Feastday readings are in boldface. Readings: Lent (L) , After Pascha (AE)
Tones: Octoechos (T), Eothinon (E)
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
1
Mary of Egypt
6th Hour: Isaiah 45:11-17
Vespers: Genesis 22:1-18, Proverbs 17:17-18:5
Wine allowed
5L
2
Titus the Wonderworker
Epistle: Hebrews 9:24-28
Gospel: Mark 8:27-31
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
3
Nicetas the Confessor
Sunday of Mary of Egypt
Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14
Gospel: Mark 10:32b-45
T.4 / E.1
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
4
Theodule & Agathopode
6th Hour: Isaiah 48:17-49:4
Vespers: Genesis 27:1-41, Proverbs 19:16-25
Strict fast
6L
5
Martyr Claudius & his companions
6th Hour: Isaiah 49:6-10
Vespers: Genesis 31:3-16, Proverbs 21:3-21
Strict fast
6L
6
Eutychios of Constantinople
6th Hour: Isaiah 58:1-11
Vespers: Genesis 43:26-31, 45:1-16, Proverbs 21:23-22:4
Strict fast
6L
7
Martyr Calliopos
6th Hour: Isaiah 65:8-16
Vespers: Genesis 46:1-7, Proverbs 23:15-24:5
Strict fast
6L
8
Herodion & his companions of the 70
6th Hour: Isaiah 66:10-24
Vespers: Genesis 49:33-50:26, Proverbs 31:8-31
Strict fast
6L
9
Lazarus Saturday
Epistle: Hebrews 12:28-13:8
Gospel: John 11:1-45
Oil & Wine allowed
6L
10
Palm Sunday
Entrance of the Lord
Epistle: Philippians 4:4-9
Gospel: John 12:1-18
Oil, Wine & Fish allowed
11
Great Monday
Matins: Matthew 21:18-43
Vespers: Exodus 1:1-20, Job 1:1-12
Reading: Matthew 24:3-35
Strict fast
12
Great Tuesday
Matins: Matthew 22:15-23:39
Vespers: Exodus 2:5-10, Job 1:13-22
Reading: Matthew 24:36-26:2
Strict fast
13
Great Wednesday
Matins: John 12:17-50
Vespers: Exodus 2:11-22, Job 2:1-10
Reading: Matthew 26:6-16
Strict fast
14
Great Thursday
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32
Gospel: Matthew 26:1-20, John 13:3-17, Matthew 26:21-39, Luke 22:43-44, Matthew 26:40-27:2
Oil & Wine allowed
15
Great Friday
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 (Sep 14)
Gospel: Matthew 27:1-38, Luke 23:39-43, Matthew 27:39-54, John 19:31-37, Matthew 27:55-61
Strict fast
16
Holy Saturday
Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
Gospel: Matthew 28:1-20
Wine allowed
17
Holy Pascha
Epistle: Acts 1:1-9
Gospel: John 1:1-17
Fast free
18
Disciple John of the Decapolitan
Epistle: Acts 1:12-17, 21-26
Gospel: John 1:18-28
Fast free
1AE
19
Hieromartyr Paphnutios
Epistle: Acts 2:14-21
Gospel: Luke 24:12-35
Fast free
1AE
20
Theodore of the Hair Shirt
Epistle: Acts 2:22-38a
Gospel: John 1:35-51
Fast free
1AE
21
Hieromartyr Januarius & his companions
Epistle: Acts 2:38b-43
Gospel: John 3:1-15
Fast free
1AE
22
Theodore of Sykeon
Life-Giving Fountain
Epistle: Hebrews 2:1-18 (Jun 23)
Gospel: Luke 1:39-56 (Jun 23)
Epistle: Acts 3:1-8
Gospel: John 2:12-22
Fast free
1AE
23
Great-martyr George
Epistle: Acts 12:1-11 (4AE)
Gospel: John 15:17-16:2 (Oct 26)
Epistle: Acts 3:11-16
Gospel: John 3:22-33
Fast free
1AE
24
Elizabeth the Wonderworker
Thomas Sunday
Epistle: Acts 5:12-20
Gospel: John 20:19-31
T.1 / E.1
Fast free
1AE
25
Apostle and Evangelist Mark
Epistle: 1 Peter 5:6-14
Gospel: Luke 10:16-21 (Sep 6)
Epistle: Acts 3:19-26
Gospel: John 2:1-11
Fast free
2AE
26
Basil of Amasea
Epistle: Acts 4:1-10
Gospel: John 3:16-21
Fast free
2AE
27
Hieromartyr Simeon, Cousin of the Lord
Epistle: Acts 4:13-22
Gospel: John 5:17-24
Oil & Wine allowed
2AE
28
Jason & Sosipater
Epistle: Acts 4:23-31
Gospel: John 5:24-30
Fast free
2AE
29
Martyrs of Cyzica
Epistle: Acts 5:1-11
Gospel: John 5:30-6:3
Oil & Wine allowed
2AE
30
Apostle James, Brother of the Theologian
Epistle: Acts 5:21-32
Gospel: John 6:14-27
Fast free
2AE