Troparia and kontakia for May 19

Sunday of the Holy Myrrhbearing Women with the Noble Joseph

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Patrick 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 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / You were arrayed in the beauty of the priesthood, O Patrick, / and adorned with the blood of martyrdom. / As you stand before Christ with those who suffered with you, / remember us, / for you are an honored passion-bearer.

Hieromartyr Patrick the Bishop of Prusa with his companions

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Patrick 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 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / You were arrayed in the beauty of the priesthood, O Patrick, / and adorned with the blood of martyrdom. / As you stand before Christ with those who suffered with you, / remember us, / for you are an honored passion-bearer.

Hieromartyr Acacius of Prusa

Troparion — Tone 4

Having partaken of the apostolic way of life, / and becoming their successor to the throne, / You discovered in the practice of the virtues / the way to divine contemplation. / Therefore dispensing the word of truth / You also suffered to the shedding of blood for the sake of the faith, / O holy martyr Patrick, entreat Christ our God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 4

As You are radiant with the beauty of the priesthood / and adorned with the blood of martyrdom, / Now standing before Christ / with those who suffered with you, / remember us, O holy martyr Patrick.

Hieromartyr Menander of Prusa

Troparion — Tone 4

Having partaken of the apostolic way of life, / and becoming their successor to the throne, / You discovered in the practice of the virtues / the way to divine contemplation. / Therefore dispensing the word of truth / You also suffered to the shedding of blood for the sake of the faith, / O holy martyr Patrick, entreat Christ our God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 4

As You are radiant with the beauty of the priesthood / and adorned with the blood of martyrdom, / Now standing before Christ / with those who suffered with you, / remember us, O holy martyr Patrick.

Hieromartyr Polyainus of Prusa

Troparion — Tone 4

Having partaken of the apostolic way of life, / and becoming their successor to the throne, / You discovered in the practice of the virtues / the way to divine contemplation. / Therefore dispensing the word of truth / You also suffered to the shedding of blood for the sake of the faith, / O holy martyr Patrick, entreat Christ our God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 4

As You are radiant with the beauty of the priesthood / and adorned with the blood of martyrdom, / Now standing before Christ / with those who suffered with you, / remember us, O holy martyr Patrick.