Troparia and kontakia for July 7

Synaxis of the Saints of North America

Troparion — Tone 4

O God of our Fathers, / always act with kindness towards us; / take not Your mercy from us, / but guide our lives in peace / through the prayers of Saints Thomas and Acacius.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “As You were voluntarily raised...” / Inflamed with divine love, you courageously showed us a great victory: / you spurned the mortal king and all earthly beauty. / You completed your worldly sojourn on Mount Maleon, / from where you went up to Heaven to the King of kings. / Unceasingly pray for us all, O Thomas.

Venerable Thomas of Mt. Maleon

Troparion — Tone 4

O God of our Fathers, / always act with kindness towards us; / take not Your mercy from us, / but guide our lives in peace / through the prayers of Saints Thomas and Acacius.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “As You were voluntarily raised...” / Inflamed with divine love, you courageously showed us a great victory: / you spurned the mortal king and all earthly beauty. / You completed your worldly sojourn on Mount Maleon, / from where you went up to Heaven to the King of kings. / Unceasingly pray for us all, O Thomas.

Venerable Acacius of Sinai, who is mentioned in the Ladder

Troparion — Tone 4

O God of our Fathers, / always act with kindness towards us; / take not Your mercy from us, / but guide our lives in peace / through the prayers of Saints Thomas and Acacius.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / Forsaking the world, you followed Christ from childhood. / Emulating His voluntary humility, you cast down the prideful tyrant. / All-wise and venerable Acacius, / unceasingly pray for us all!

Martyr Kyriake of Nicomedia

Troparion — Tone 5

O virgin martyr Kyriake, / You were a worthy sacrifice / When you offered your pure soul to God; / Wherefore Christ has glorified you, / And through you pours forth graces abundantly on all the faithful, / For He is the merciful Loving God!