Special Occassions

Memory of St. Mary for Special Feasts

  • Evening
    St. Luke 8: 16 – 21
  • Morning
    St. Mark3: 31 -35
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Judges13: 2-1
    Zechariah2: 10 – 13, 4: 1- 7, 8: 3
  • Holy Qurbana
    I John3: 2-17
    Hebrews2: 14-18
    St. Luke1 : 26 -38

Feast of an Apostle

  • Evening
    St. Matthew 9: 35 – 10: 10
  • Morning
    St. Matthew 19: 27 – 30
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis12 : 1 – 9
    Daniel1: 8 – 21
    Isaiah43: 1 – 7
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts1: 12 – 14
    I Corinthians 12: 28 – 13: 10
    St. Luke 6: 12 – 23

Feast of St. Thomas

  • Evening
    St. John 11: 5 – 16
  • Morning
    St. John 14 : 1 – 7
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis9: 1 – 12
    Daniel 1: 8 -21
    Isaiah43: 1- 7
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts 1:12 -14
    I Corinthians 12 : 28 -13 : 10
    St. John20: 19-31

Feast of a Martyr

  • Evening
    St. Matthew 10: 16-33
  • Morning
    St. Luke12: 1-12
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis4: 3-12
    Daniel 3: 14 -30
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts23 : 11 – 25
    Romans 8: 31- 39
    St. Mark 8:34-38, 13 : 9 – 13

Feast of a Saint

  • Evening
    St. John15: 12 – 21, 16: 1 -3
  • Morning
    St. Mark 10: 28 – 31
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis19: 15 – 23
    Job 1:12 – 22
    Isaiah38: 1 – 8
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts27 : 9 – 2 6
    Hebrews10: 33- 11: 7
    St. Matthew 10: 34 – 42

Memory of a Saint Lady

  • Evening
    St. Luke 10: 38-42, 8: 1-3
  • Morning
    St. Luke 8:1–3
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis21: 1-8, 24; 15 – 27
    Ecclesiastes12: 1-8
    Isaiah 56:1-5
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts 9:36-43
    Romans16: 1 – 16
    St. Matthew 25: 1-13

Memory of Martyrs, Malpans, and Holy Fathers

  • Evening
    St. John 17 : 11 -26
  • Morning
    St. Matthew 25: 31-46
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Numbers27: 1 ,5-23
    II Kings 2: 1-15
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts 12:1-17
    Romans3: 19 -26
    St.Luke18 : 9 – 14

Mission Sunday(First Sunday of July)

  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Jonah:3:1-10
    Ezekiel:37:1-14
  • Holy Qurbana
    Acts:1:2-8, 2:1-13
    Romar: 10:13-21
    1 Corinthians: 9:15-17
    St. Mathew :28:16-20

During God’s wrath and punishment

  • Evening
    St. Luke 13 : 6 – 17
  • Morning
    St. Matthew 7: 7-11
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    Genesis18: 17, 20- 33
    Jonah 3: 1- 10
  • Holy Qurbana
    St. James5: 7-20
    Hebrews12: 3-11
    St. Mark 11: 23 -2: 13
    St. Luke 11: 2-13

Holy Baptism

  • Readings
    Romans5: 20-6: 14
    Colossians2: 1-12
    St. Luke 3:15-16
    St. John 3:1-8

Holy Mooron

  • Readings
    Genesis28: 10-20
    Numbers 6: 22-7: 11
    I Samuel 16: 1-13
    Psalms45: 1-17
    I Kings 1: 32-40

    Songs1: 2-11, 3: 6, 4: 10-15
    Kings 9: 1-6

    Isaiah 61:1-6
    I John2: 21-3: 1

    Corinthians 2: 12-17

    St. Matthew 26: 6-13
    St. John 12:3-8

  • Holy Confession
    Readings

    Exodus20: 2-17
    Psalms6, 32, 38, 51, 102, 130, 143
    Deuteronomy5: 6 – 21
    Job 22:22-30
    St.James:5:12-18
    I Corinthians 6:9-20
    Colossians3: 12-17
    St. Luke15: 1-32
    St. John20: 21-23

  • Holy Qurbana
  • Readings
    Psalms8, 15, 16, 23, 23, 29, 34, 40, 84, 103, 116, 119: 23-40,119: 97-112,121, 139, 147, 150.

Holy Priesthood

  • M’samrono
    Psalms 50
    St. Luke 10: 17 – 24
  • Qorooyo (Sub-Deacon)
    Proverbs1: 1-9
    I John2: 12-29
    St. Luke10: 16-25
  • Youphidakino (Sub-Deacon)
    Isaiah44: 1-4, 61: 1-4
    I Timothy 3:8 – 13
    St. Luke 10: 1 – 16
  • M’Shamshono (The Full Deacon)
    Acts 6: 1 – 8
    I Timothy 3 :8- 13, : 1 -7
    St. John 12 :24 – 26, 13; 1 -15
  • Kasheesho (Priest)
    Acts2: 14 – 21
    I Timothy 1: 18-20, 3: 1-7
    St. John20: 19-29
  • Cor-Episcopa
    II Timothy 2: 1-13
    Titus 2: 1-9
    St. John14: 1-16
  • Dayaroyooso (Ramban)
    Genesis12: 1-9
    Numbers 6:1-9
    Deuteronomy30: 15-20
    Barazeera 3: 16-21
    Job 22:22-30
    I Peter 1: 13-25
    Colossians3: 1-17
    St. Luke 14: 25-15: 11
  • Arkhadhayakon
    Acts 6: 1-8
    I Timothy 3: 8-13
    St. John12: 24-28
    Newly elevated Arkhadhiyakon readsthe Holy Gospel standing on the steps of the Holy Sanctury.
    St. John17: 3-26
    OR
    St. Luke10: 1-24
  • Episcopa
    Acts1: 2-8, 24-26, 2: 1-4, 8 :14: 21 ,14: 23
    I Peter 1: 13 – 16, 2:1-10 , 5: 1-4
    I Timothy 1: 18, 3: 1- 7, 13, 4 : 6-11, 5: 17-22
    St. Matthew 16: 13-19
    New bishop reads the Holy Gospel sitting on the throne.
    St. Matthew 10: 1-16

Holy Matrimony

  • Readings
    Ephesians5: 21 -6: 3
    St. Matthew 19: 1-12

The Anointing the sick

  • Readings
    St. James5: 13-16
    Romans13: 11-14
    St. Matthew 10: 5-10

Kantheela

  • First Service
    Acts 3 :1- 10
    St. Luke18: 35-43
  • Second Service
    St. James3: 10-18
    St. Luke10: 25-37
  • Third Service
    II Corinthians 12: 7-10
    St. Mark5: 25- 34
  • Fourth Service
    II Corinthians 12: 7 -10
    St. Matthew 15: 21-31
  • Fifth Service
    Acts.9: 32 – 35
    Ephesians6: 10-20
    St. Matthew 9: 36- 10:10

Sanctification of a Church Building

  • Readings
    I Chronicles 29: 10-14
    I Kings 8: 22-43
    Isaiah 6:1-8
    Acts 7:44-53
    Hebrews9: 1-14
    St. Matthew 16: 13-20
    St. John10: 22-30

Laying the Foundation Stone of a Church building

  • Readings
    I Peter 2 : 1 – 10
    Ephesians2:11- 22
    St. Matthew 16: 13-20

Dedication of the Holy Cross

  • Readings
    Galatians6: 11-18
    St. Matthew 10: 34-42

Mooron Sacrament

  • Readings
    Numbers7: 1 – 11
    Genesis28 : 10 – 20
    I Samuel 16: 1-13
    I John 2 : 20 – 3: 1
    II Corinthians 2 : 12 -17
    St. Luke 7:36-50

Blessing of the Home

  • Readings
    Genesis 28 : 10- 22
    Proverbs3: 1-9
    Acts 10: 1-8
    Hebrews13: 1 – 6
    St. Luke19: 1-10

Funeral/Burial

  • Men
    Genesis48 : 21-22, 49: 33-50
    Psalms 34
    I Peter3: 8-12
    I Corinthians 15: 33-53
    St. John15: 19-29
  • Women
    Acts 9:36-42
    I Thessalonians 4: 13 – 42
    St. Matthew 25: 1-13
  • Children
    I Kings 17: 17-24
    Acts 20:7-12
    I Corinthians 15: 12-19
    St. Luke 7:11-17
  • Bishops Priests
    Deuteronomy34 : 1 – 12
    Numbers20: 23-29
    II Peter 3: 8-18
    I Corinthians 15: 33 -57
    St. Matthew 24: 45 – 25: 30