Saint Nicholas, Equal of the Apostles, Archbishop of Japan - Troparion & Kontakion

Troparion — Tone 4

O holy saint Nicholas / the enlightener of Japan, / you share a dignity and the throne of the Apostles; / you are a wise and faithful servant of Christ, / a temple chosen by the Divine Spirit, / a vessel overflowing with the love of Christ. / O hierarch equal to the Apostles, / pray to the Life-Creating Trinity / for all your flock and for the whole world.