Troparia and kontakia for November 22

Afterfeast of the Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple

Troparion — Tone 4

Today is the prelude of the good will of God, / of the preaching of the salvation of mankind. / The Virgin appears in the temple of God, / in anticipation proclaiming Christ to all. / Let us rejoice / and sing to her: / "Rejoice, O Fulfillment of the Creator's dispensation."

Kontakion — Tone 4

The most pure Temple of the Savior; / the precious Chamber and Virgin; / the sacred Treasure of the glory of God, / is presented today to the house of the Lord. / She brings with her the grace of the Spirit, / therefore, the angels of God praise her: / “Truly this woman is the abode of heaven.”

Apostle Philemon of the Seventy

Troparion — Tone 3

Holy Apostles Philemon, Archipus, Apphia, and Onesimus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / Let us praise the Apostles of Christ, / who illumine the ends of the earth like all-radiant stars: / glorious Philemon and dedicated Archippus, / Onesimus, together with Mark and Apollos, and the all-wise Apphia. / Let us cry to them: / “Unceasingly pray for us all!”

Apostle Archippus the Martyr of the Seventy

Troparion — Tone 3

Holy Apostles Philemon, Archipus, Apphia, and Onesimus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / Let us praise the Apostles of Christ, / who illumine the ends of the earth like all-radiant stars: / glorious Philemon and dedicated Archippus, / Onesimus, together with Mark and Apollos, and the all-wise Apphia. / Let us cry to them: / “Unceasingly pray for us all!”

St Apphia the wife of Philemon and Equal of the Apostles

Troparion — Tone 3

Holy Apostles Philemon, Archipus, Apphia, and Onesimus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / Let us praise the Apostles of Christ, / who illumine the ends of the earth like all-radiant stars: / glorious Philemon and dedicated Archippus, / Onesimus, together with Mark and Apollos, and the all-wise Apphia. / Let us cry to them: / “Unceasingly pray for us all!”

St Onesimus the Disciple of St Paul

Troparion — Tone 3

Holy Apostles Philemon, Archipus, Apphia, and Onesimus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 2

Podoben: “Seeking the highest...” / Let us praise the Apostles of Christ, / who illumine the ends of the earth like all-radiant stars: / glorious Philemon and dedicated Archippus, / Onesimus, together with Mark and Apollos, and the all-wise Apphia. / Let us cry to them: / “Unceasingly pray for us all!”