Hieromartyr Irenaeus the Bishop of Lyons - Troparion & Kontakion

Troparion — Tone 4

By sharing in the ways of the Apostles, / 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 Irenæus, entreat Christ God to save our souls.