Troparia and kontakia for May 18

Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Theodotus and his companions, O Lord, / through their sufferings have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For having Your strength, they laid low their adversaries, / and shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their intercessions, save our souls!

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / You struggled well, O Theodotus, / together with your fellow athletes and the passion-bearing virgins. / You have received all have received crowns of honor. / Therefore, unceasingly pray to Christ God for us all.

Martyr Peter of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your martyrs, O Lord, for their sufferings / Have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For strengthened by Your might, / They overthrew tyrants and destroyed the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their supplications save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Suffering martyrdom worthily / With those who suffered with you, O Theodotus, / You received crowns of honor with holy virgin martyrs. / Therefore entreat Christ God unceasingly in behalf of us all.

Martyr Dionysius of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your martyrs, O Lord, for their sufferings / Have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For strengthened by Your might, / They overthrew tyrants and destroyed the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their supplications save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Suffering martyrdom worthily / With those who suffered with you, O Theodotus, / You received crowns of honor with holy virgin martyrs. / Therefore entreat Christ God unceasingly in behalf of us all.

Martyr Andrew of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your martyrs, O Lord, for their sufferings / Have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For strengthened by Your might, / They overthrew tyrants and destroyed the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their supplications save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Suffering martyrdom worthily / With those who suffered with you, O Theodotus, / You received crowns of honor with holy virgin martyrs. / Therefore entreat Christ God unceasingly in behalf of us all.

Martyr Paul of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your martyrs, O Lord, for their sufferings / Have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For strengthened by Your might, / They overthrew tyrants and destroyed the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their supplications save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Suffering martyrdom worthily / With those who suffered with you, O Theodotus, / You received crowns of honor with holy virgin martyrs. / Therefore entreat Christ God unceasingly in behalf of us all.

Virginmartyr Tecusa of Ancyra, who suffered under Decius

Troparion — Tone 4

Your martyrs, O Lord, for their sufferings / Have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For strengthened by Your might, / They overthrew tyrants and destroyed the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their supplications save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Suffering martyrdom worthily / With those who suffered with you, O Theodotus, / You received crowns of honor with holy virgin martyrs. / Therefore entreat Christ God unceasingly in behalf of us all.