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Lectionary

Koodosh Eetho to Kothne

Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification) Sunday

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

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication) Sunday

The Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho is called Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication of Church) Sunday.

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Annunciation to Zachariah (Parents' day)

This Sunday is commemorated as the day when John the Baptist's birth was announced to Zachariah by Angel Gabriel.

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Annunciation to St. Mary, Mother of God.

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

St. Mary's visit to Elizabeth (Womens' day)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Birth of John the Baptist (Children's day)

Evening

  • St. Mark 10 : 13-16

Morning

  • St. Matthew 11: 11-19

Before Holy Qurbana

  • Genesis 21: 1-21
  • Exodus 2:1-10
  • 1 Samuel 1 : 20-28 , 2 : 18 -26
  • Psalms 127 : 1 -5
  • Isaiah 62: 1-12

Holy Qurbana

  • I John 3:1-3
  • Ephesians 6: 1-4;
  • Colosians 3: 20-21
  • St. Luke 1:57-80

Revelation to St. Joseph

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Sunday before Christmas

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Yeldo / Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas) (December 25)

Evening

By the fire-pit

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Feast of the glory of St. Mary, Mother of God

  • Evening
    • St. Luke 2:15-20
  • Morning
    • St. Luke 11: 23-32
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    • Exodus 3:1-10
    • Ezekiel 44: 1-12
  • Holy Qurbana
    • Acts 7:30-43
    • Romans 1:1-10
    • St. Luke 8:16-21

Massacre of the Infants (December 27)

  • Evening
    • St. Matthew 2: 13-18
  • Morning
    • St. Mark 6:1-6
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    • Exodus 1:1-22
    • Jeremiah31: 15-20
    • Isaiah60: 8-14
  • Holy Qurbana
    • Acts 7:11-29
    • Romans 15:1-7
    • St. Matthew 2: 13-23

First Sunday after Yeldo (Christmas) - The Holy Family flee to Egypt

New Year (January 1) Circumcision of our Lord, Feast of St. Basil and St. Gregory.

Second Sunday after Yeldo (Christmas)

  • Evening
    • St. John 1: 35 -42
  • Morning
    • St. John 1: 43 - 51
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    • Genesis 37: 1- 11
    • 1 Samuel 2 : 18-21
    • Isaiah 26: 1-12
  • Holy Qurbana
    • I John3: 21-24
    • Hebrews 11: 23-31
    • St. Luke 2: 40 - 52

Denho - Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ (6th January)

This festival is called Danaha in Syriac meaning 'Dawn'.
Also called Epiphany or Theophany.

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Blessing of the Water

Beheading of St. John the Baptist (7th January)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Feast of St. Stephen (8th January)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

First Sunday after Denho (Baptism of our Lord)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Second Sunday after Denho (Baptism of our Lord)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Third Sunday after Denho (Baptism of our Lord)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Fourth Sunday after Denho (Sunday for Workers)

Evening

Morning

Before Holy Qurbana

Holy Qurbana

Fifth Sunday after Denho (Baptism of our Lord)

    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 11: 1-15
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 5:1-11
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis 9: 12-17
      • Psalms 29: 1-11
      • Isaiah 41: 8-20
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts9: 10 - 21
      • II Corinthians 4: 1-6
      • St. Mark 1:12-20

Mayaltho (Entry of our Lord into the temple)

February 2nd is celebrated as the day when infant Jesus was presented in the temple.
Also called the day of the old aged. Feast of St. Simeon and St. Hanna.

All Departed Holy Fathers (February 3)

    • Evening
      • St. Luke 13: 22-30
    • Morning
      • St. Matthew 5: 1-20
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis 39: 11-23
      • Lamentations 3: 1-21 ,
    • Holy Qurbana
      • St. James 1: 12-21
      • II Timothy 3: 10-15
      • St. Luke 6:20-31

Monday of Three days Lent

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. Matthew 12: 31-41
    • Morning
      • Numbers 5: 5-10
      • Jonah 1:1- 17
      • Isaiah 19: 17-22
      • Acts 13:6 - 12
      • Colossians 1: 3-13
      • St. Matthew 7: 1-12

Tuesday of Three days Lent

    • Evening
      • St. Luke 4:24-32
    • Morning
      • Exodus 22:28 - 30
      • Micah 1:1-16
      • Jonah 2:1-10
      • Nahum 1:1-14
      • Isaiah 57: 13-19
      • Acts 8: 9-25
      • Romans1: 18- 32
      • St. Matthew 24: 36-46

Wednesday of Three days Lent

    • Evening
      • St. Luke 11: 5-13, 29-32
    • Morning
      • Exodus 23: 1 -9
      • Zephaniah 1: 11-2: 4
      • Jonah 3:1-10
      • Isaiah 41: 17-26
      • St. James 1: 13-27
      • Romans 15: 24-43
      • St. Luke 11:27-36
    • Holy Qurbana
      • II Peter 2: 1-18
      • I Thessalonians 5: 12-24
      • St. Matthew 12: 38-50

Thursday / The end of Three days Lent

    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis 18: 23-33
      • Joshua 7: 6- 20
      • Jonah 4:1-11
    • Holy Qurbana
      • St. James 4: 7-17
      • Ephesians 5: 3-21
      • St. Luke 12: 54-13: 9

Kohne - All Departed Clergy

    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 25: 13-30
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 19: 11-28
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Numbers 20: 23-29
      • Deuteronomy 34: 1-8
      • Isaiah 65: 13-20
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 20:26-38
      • I Thessalonians 4: 13-5: 11
      • St. Matthew 24: 42-51

Aneede - All the Departed Faithful

First Sunday of Great Lent (Kothne Sunday) (Pethurtha of the Great Lent)

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.

 

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