Troparia and kontakia for June 10

Hieromartyr Timothy, Bishop of Prusa

Troparion — Tone 1

By sharing in the ways of the Apostles, / you became a successor to their throne. / Through the practice of virtue, / you found the way to divine contemplation, O inspired one of God; / by teaching the word of truth without error, / you defended the Faith, even to the shedding of your blood. / Hieromartyr Timothy entreat Christ God to save our souls.

(The Typikon does not prescribe a Kontakion.)

Venerable Silvanus the Schemamonk, of the Kiev Far Caves

Troparion — Tone 8

By a flood of tears you made the desert fertile, / and your longing for God brought forth fruits in abundance. / By the radiance of miracles you illumined the whole universe! / O our holy father Silvanus, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Finding of the relics of Saint Basil, Bishop of Ryazan

Troparion — Tone 4

In truth you were revealed to your flock as a rule of faith, / an image of humility and a teacher of abstinence; / your humility exalted you; / your poverty enriched you. / Hierarch Father Basil, / entreat Christ our God / that our souls may be saved.

Saint John Maximovitch, Metropolitan of Tobolsk

Troparion — Tone 8

O teacher of piety, nourisher of orphans, consoler of mourners, / unmercenary physician of the sick, swift helper of suffering souls, / ardent intercessor for all with the Lord. / O hierarch Father John, pray to Christ God to save our souls.

Kontakion — Tone 2

You were shown to be an enlightener of those in the darkness of ignorance, / a comforter of widows and orphans, / a wonderful physician of the ailing, / a mentor of children and youths, a most radiant joy for parents. / O hierarch Father John, pray to Christ God to grant our country confirmation in faith; / to our armies, victory over our enemies; and great mercy to His people.

Martyr Alexander and Virgin Martyr Antonina at Constantinople

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyrs Alexander and Antonina, O Lord, / through their sufferings have received incorruptible crowns from You, our God. / For having Your strength, they laid low their adversaries, / and shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through their intercessions, save our souls!

Saint Kanides the Monk of Cappadocia

Troparion — Tone 8

By a flood of tears you made the desert fertile, / and your longing for God brought forth fruits in abundance. / By the radiance of miracles you illumined the whole universe! / O our holy father Kanides, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Venerable Theophanes and Saint Pansemne of Antioch

Troparion — Tone 8

By a flood of tears you made the desert fertile, / and your longing for God brought forth fruits in abundance. / By the radiance of miracles you illumined the whole universe! / O holy Theophanes and Pansemne, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Saint Bassian, Bishop of Lodi in Lombardy

Troparion — Tone 4

In truth you were revealed to your flock as a rule of faith, / an image of humility and a teacher of abstinence; / your humility exalted you; / your poverty enriched you. / Hierarch Father Bassian, / entreat Christ our God / that our souls may be saved.

Saint Neaniskos the Martyr

Troparion — Tone 3

Your holy martyr Neaniskos, O Lord, / through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God. / For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries, / and shattered the powerless boldness of demons. / Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Kontakion — Tone 2

(Podoben: “You sought the heights...”)
You appeared as a bright star announcing Christ with your radiance, / which is repulsive to this world, O Martyr Neaniskos; / extinguishing the allure of false gods, / you enlighten the faithful, / always interceding for us all.