For example, if it is the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, you divide 21 by 11. The remainder is ten, so the Matins gospel is number ten.
Expression (P = Week after Pentecost, T = tone of the week): (P-1)/8 = _ RT
For example, if it is the 21st week after Pentecost, you use this expression:
(21-1)/8 = 2 R4
Therefore, tone of the week is Tone Four. If there is no remainder, then the tone of the week is eight.
From Archpriest Rostislav Gan's explanations of the Divine services.
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