Troparia and kontakia for January 16

Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-Glorious Apostle Peter

Troparion — Tone 4

You came to us without leaving Rome / through the precious chains that you wore. / First-enthroned of the apostles, / we bow down to them in faith and pray: / “Through your prayers to God grant us great mercy.”

Kontakion — Tone 2

Christ the Rock radiantly glorifies the Rock of Faith, / the first-enthroned of the disciples; / He calls us to honor the miracles wrought through Peter’s chains, / so that He may grant us forgiveness of our sins.

Martyr Speusippus in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Speusippus, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Eleusippus in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Eleusippus, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Meleusippus in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Meleusippus, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyred Brothers in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyrs, O Lord, / Through their sufferings have received an incorruptible crown 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!

Martyr Leonilla the grandmother in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Leonilla, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Neon, in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Neon, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Turbo, in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Turbo, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Jonilla (Vovilla), in Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Jonilla, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Martyr Danax the Reader, in Macedonia

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyr Danax, O Lord, / Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / And shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!