Troparia and kontakia for October 28

Martyr Terence with his wife and children

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyrs Terence, Neonila, and their children, O Lord, / through their sufferings have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For having Your strength, they laid low their adversaries, / and shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their intercessions, save our souls!

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “As You were voluntarily raised...” / The universe rejoices at the honorable commemoration of the martyrs: / Terence the most-wise, his wife Neonila, and their children. / Therefore, let us hasten that we may receive healing; / for he has received grace from the Holy Spirit / to cure the sicknesses and ills of our souls.

Martyr Neonilla with her husband and children

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyrs Terence, Neonila, and their children, O Lord, / through their sufferings have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For having Your strength, they laid low their adversaries, / and shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their intercessions, save our souls!

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “As You were voluntarily raised...” / The universe rejoices at the honorable commemoration of the martyrs: / Terence the most-wise, his wife Neonila, and their children. / Therefore, let us hasten that we may receive healing; / for he has received grace from the Holy Spirit / to cure the sicknesses and ills of our souls.

Martyr Sarbelus with his parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Photius with his parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Theodulus with his parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Hierax with his parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Nitus with his Parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Vele with her Parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Eunice with her Parents

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Venerable Stephen the Hymnographer of St Sabbas Monastery

Troparion — Tone 8

Champion of Orthodoxy, teacher of purity and of true worship, / enlightener of the universe and adornment of hierarchs: / all-wise father Stephen, John, your teachings have gleamed with light upon all things. / Intercede before Christ God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “As You were voluntarily raised...” / You planted a garden of the virtues, most glorious one, / and watered it with the streams of your tears. / Since you have received the tree of life, O Stephen, / save your flock from corruption by your prayers. / Deliver from all evil / all of those who fervently honor you, O wise one, / for we have acquired you as a great intercessor through faith and love

Repose of St Arsenius the Archbishop of Serbia

Troparion — Tone 5

Wise and praiseworthy martyr of Christ Parasceva, / You conquered the devil by accepting courage and rejecting feminine weakness. / You shamed your torturer by crying out: / Come rend my body with your sword and burn it with fire, / For I go rejoicing to Christ my bridegroom. / By her prayers, O Christ God, save our souls.

Repose of the Venerable Job, Abbot and Wonderworker of Pochaev

Troparion — Tone 4

Having acquired the patience of your Forefather, / and having resembled the Baptist in abstinence, / you shared the divine zeal of both / and were counted worthy to receive their names. / You were a fearless preacher of the True Faith; / in this way you brought a multitude of monastics to Christ. / You strengthened all people in Orthodoxy, / Job, our venerable father; / pray that our souls may be saved.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / You were a pillar of the True Faith; / a zealot of the commandments of the Gospel; / a denouncer of pride, / and a defender and teacher of the humble. / Therefore, those who honor you pray for the remission of their sins, / and that this, your holy habitation, be kept safe from all harm, / Job, our father, who resembled the long-suffering Patriarch of old.

Martyr Africanus and 39 others of Carthage

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Terence and 39 ohers of Carthage

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Maximus and 39 others of Carthage

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

Martyr Pompeius and 39 others of Carthage

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.

39 Martyrs with Africanus of Carthage

Troparion — Tone 3

Bound together by natural bonds / And clothed with the might of faith, / You walked the path of martyrdom with your seven children. / O holy Martyrs Terrence and Neonilla, / Pray that those who honor your contest may receive forgiveness of their sins.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today the memory of the martyrs / Is bringing gladness to all the faithful. / Let us fervently ask them for healing, / For they received this grace from the Spirit / To heal the infirmities and sickness of our souls.