Troparia and kontakia for March 11

St Sophronius the Patriarch of Jerusalem

Troparion — Tone 5

Patriarch Sophronius, you were glorious in the splendor of sobriety, / and through the radiance of your words you revealed ineffable enlightenment from heaven. / For by your life you attained wisdom / and now you confirm the Church / as an illustrious hierarch and intercessor for us with the Lord.

Kontakion — Tone 8

You were most wise among patriarchs, Sophronius of Jerusalem. / You struggled with divine zeal, spreading the commandments of truth with your lips. / You set right the foundations of the Church and firmly established the monastic order. / You brought to light wise sermons, and instructed by them, / therefore we cry out to you: “Rejoice, splendid boast of the Orthodox.”

St Euthymius the Bishop of Novgorod

Troparion — Tone 4

O hierarch Euthymius, you were chosen by God from your youth / And honored with the rank of bishop. / You faithfully cared for your flock / And even after your repose / You received the gift of wonderworking, to heal infirmities. / Now pray for us who celebrate your memory / That we might praise Christ ceaselessly!

Kontakion — Tone 8

Equal in rank with the great hierarchs and champion among holy bishops, / O holy Bishop Euthymius, continue to care for your flock. / Pray for those who celebrate your holy memory and venerate your holy relics, / That we may all cry: Rejoice, O holy hierarch wise in God!