Troparia and kontakia for August 5

Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord

Troparion — Tone 4

Come, you faithful, let us welcome the Transfiguration of Christ, / and let us joyfully cry as we celebrate the prefeast: / “The day of holy gladness has come; / the Lord has ascended Mount Tabor / to radiate the beauty of His divinity.”

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / Today all mortal nature shines with the divine Transfiguration / and cries with exultation: / “Christ the Savior / is transfigured to save us all!”

Martyr Eusignius of Antioch

Troparion — Tone 8

Today the Church honors a man martyred for his piety and devotion: / The sincere and Godly-minded Eusignius the Wise. / She glorifies his spiritual struggles, and cries out fervently: / O Most Merciful One, guard Your servants through his intercessions!