- Lucy,Eustratius,Auxentius, Eugene,MardariusOrestes
- Saturday: The dead in Christ
- Spyridon, bishop of Tremithus on Cyprus
- Thursday: The holy apostles and Nicholas
Our venerable father, Herman (properly, Germanus) of Alaska, enlightener of America.
Friday: The holy and lifegiving cross
- For Herman
- Troparion, Tone IV
O joyful north star of the church of Christ, * guiding us to the kingdom of heaven. * O apostle and teacher of the true faith, * faithful advocate and defender of all the oppressed: * Now that you rejoice in the presence of the Lord, * do not forget this land of ours here below. * Beg Christ, our God, to save our souls.
Kondakion, Tone III
Guided by the eternal light of Christ, O wise and holy father, * you made your way to America to proclaim the gospel of peace. * Now, as you stand before the throne of glory, * intercede for this land and its people: * Obtain peace for the world, and salvation for our souls.
- For the cross
- Troparion, Tone I
O Lord, save your people and bless your inheritance. * Give victory to those who battle evil, * and with your cross protect us all.
Kondakion, Tone IV
Bestow your mercies on all who bear your name, * O you who freely let yourself be raised upon the cross. * In your power, gladden all who battle evil, * by gracing them with victory over every foe. * For as long as they have you as their ally, * they possess a weapon of peace, * unfailing trophy of victory.
- Stavrotheotokion, Tone I
Surrounded by the grace of your sonís holy cross, * we hasten to sing your praises, O lady most pure. * For we enjoy your constant intercession * that preserves us from every evil.
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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