Wednesday September 23, 2020 / September 10, 2020
16th Week after Pentecost. Tone six.
Fast. By Monastic Charter: Strict Fast (Bread, Vegetables, Fruits)
The Scripture ReadingsGalatians 6:2-10
Holy Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora, Troparion in Tone IV —
In their sufferings, O Lord, / Thy martyrs received imperishable crowns from Thee our God; / for, possessed of Thy might, / they set at nought the tormentors and crushed the feeble audacity of the demons.// By their supplications save Thou our souls.
Kontakion of the martyrs in Tone IV "Having been
lifted up" —
Clad as sisters in the Spirit, / ye who contended with endurance for the Trinity/ have vanquished the greatly cunning enemy; / wherefore, ye have made your abode with the five virgins in the heavenly bridal chamber, O passion-bearers,// and with the angels ye stand in unceasing gladness before the King of all.