Troparia and kontakia for October 11

Apostle Philip of the Seventy, One of the Seven Deacons

Troparion — Tone 3

Filled with divine grace, / you served God the Word as a deacon of the Church, O Apostle Philip. / By the working of miracles and by signs from God / you enlightened the multitudes of Samaria. / O blessed one, entreat Christ our God to grant us His great mercy.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / Inspired by the All-Holy Spirit, / you enlightened the entire world by your teachings and resplendent miracles, / Apostle Philip, sacred initiate.

St Theophanes the Confessor and Hymnographer, Bishop of Nicea

Troparion — Tone 5

Having attained an angelic state, / you sounded forth as a golden trumpet of revelation / and nourished the chosen people with your words. / The singing of your hymns gladdens the Church, / for which you struggled, O Theophanes.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / You dawned on the Church like a second sun, venerable Theophanes, / enlightening her with the beams of your teachings / as a priest of Christ our God.