Troparia and kontakia for September 22

Hieromartyr Phocas the Bishop of Sinope

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 Phocas, entreat Christ God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

The Master has established you as a resplendent sun / Shining on all the faithful. / He has accepted your life, faith and contest as myrrh, O glorious Martyr Phocas, / For he is rich in mercy!

Prophet Jonah

Troparion — Tone 2

The memory of your Prophet Jonah, / We celebrate today, O Lord. / By his prayers we entreat you: / O Christ God, save our souls!