Troparia and kontakia for April 15

Apostle Aristarchus of the Seventy

Troparion — Tone 3

Holy Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens, and Trophimus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 1

Apostles of Christ and laborers for the Savior, / Aristarchus, Pudens, and Trophimus, / you are the light of the world. / Intercede for us who praise your glorious memory / and pray that we may be saved.

Apostle Pudens of the Seventy

Troparion — Tone 4

Together let us honor the threefold choir of Christ’s Apostles, / Aristarchus, Pudens and the holy Trophimus. / Like rivers filled with the wisdom of God / They poured out the water of the Word for all the world. / Through their intercessions, O Christ our God, have mercy on us!

Kontakion — Tone 1

Apostles of Christ and laborers of the Savior, / You are the light of the world. / Intercede for us who praise your holy memory, / And pray that we may be saved.

Apostle Trophimus of the Seventy

Troparion — Tone 4

Together let us honor the threefold choir of Christ’s Apostles, / Aristarchus, Pudens and the holy Trophimus. / Like rivers filled with the wisdom of God / They poured out the water of the Word for all the world. / Through their intercessions, O Christ our God, have mercy on us!

Kontakion — Tone 1

Apostles of Christ and laborers of the Savior, / You are the light of the world. / Intercede for us who praise your holy memory, / And pray that we may be saved.

Martyr Sabbas the Goth of Wallachia

Troparion — Tone 4

Today, the Orthodox Church of Romania / spiritually celebrates and cries out with joy: / Come, ye lovers of the martyrs, / to celebrate the annual commemoration of the martyr Sabbas! / For he, rising among us by the will of God, / has wondrously blossomed, bringing to the Master a rich and welcome harvest through martyrdom. / And now he prays unceasingly in the heavens for the salvation of our souls.