Troparia and kontakia for June 22

Hieromartyr Eusebius the Bishop of Samosata

Troparion — Tone 4

By sharing in the ways of the Apostles, / you became you became a successor to their throne. / Through the practice of virtue, you found the way to divine contemplation, O inspired one of God; / by teaching the word of truth without error, you defended the Faith, even to the shedding of your blood. / Hieromartyr Eusebius, entreat Christ God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / You lived piously as a bishop, / and trod the path of martyrdom. / You extinguished idolatrous burnt offerings, / Hierarch Eusebius. / Since you have boldness before Christ God, entreat Him that our souls may be saved!

St Alban the Protomartyr of Britain

Troparion — Tone 4

In his struggle your holy martyr Alban, / Gained the crown of life, O Christ our God. / For strengthened by you and in purity of heart, / He spoke boldly before the judges of this world, / Offering up his head to you, the Judge of all!

Venerable Anastasia of Serbia

Troparion — Tone 4

Abundant in virtue, and adorned with meekness and piety, / you shone forth through the purity of your life; / therefore, you were granted the grace to be the mother of our people’s Luminary. / Thus, we cry aloud to you: “Rejoice, O venerable mother Anastasija!”

Kontakion — Tone 4

Having been blessed by marriage, and living a life of sobriety, / you humbly taught your children to love God above all else. / As you now stand before Him, / intercede for us who cry aloud to you: / “Rejoice, O venerable mother Anastasija!”