- Theodore, the hairy
- Monday: Powers of heaven
- John, disciple of saint Gregory, the decapolitan
- Saturday: The dead in Christ
Sunday of Saint Thomas: Second Sunday of The Pasch
The holy martyrs, Christopher, Theonas, and Antonine.
- For the Sunday of Saint Thomas
- Troparion, Tone VII
While the tomb was sealed, you shone forth from it as light, O life, * and though the doors were closed, you appeared in the midst of your friends, * through whom you renew in us an upright spirit in your great mercy.
Kondakion, Tone VIII
Although the doors were closed, O Christ, our God, * you appeared in the midst of your friends. * Then Thomas touched your side and exclaimed with all the others: * You are my Lord and my God.
Exapostilarion, Tone I
Today, the air is filled with the fragrance of sprint, * and all creation rejoices at its renewal. * As locked doors could not prevent Christ's presence, * neither did unbelief deprieve Thomas of faith, * se that he exclaimed: * You are my Lord and my God.
- For the martyrs
- Troparion, Tone I
By the sufferings your holy ones endured for you, O Lord and lover of mankind, * be pleased to heal our every ill.
Kondakion, Tone III
This solemn commemoration of your martyrdom delights the world and brings us together to honor you. * Therefore, we joyfully praise your courageous witness with hymns and canticles, O holy martyrs, * begging you to intercede for the salvation of our souls, O Christopher, Theonas, and Antonine.
Blessed is the kingdom of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit both now and forever and unto ages of ages. Amen.
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