Troparia and kontakia for May 1

Prophet Jeremiah

Troparion — Tone 2

Celebrating the memory / of Your Prophet Jeremiah, O Lord, / for his sake, we entreat You to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 3

Cleansing your radiant heart through the Spirit, / O great Prophet and Martyr, / glorious Jeremiah, / You received from on high the gift of prophecy. / You cried out with a great voice to the nations: / This is our God, and there is none other beside Him / who became incarnate and appeared on earth.

Icon of the Mother of God of “the Unexpected Joy” from Andronikov

Kontakion — Tone 6

We have no other help, we have no other hope, but you, O Lady. / Help us, for in you we hope, / and of you we boast, for we are your servants. / Let us not be put to shame.