Troparia and kontakia for February 19

Apostles of the Seventy Archippus and Philemon, and Martyr Apphia

Troparion — Tone 3

With your whole heart you followed the way of holiness / and became a companion of the Apostles, O Archippus. / By your word you preached the Faith, / and by your life you uprooted evil. / Having proved steadfast in contest you were granted the crown of righteousness.

Kontakion — Tone 4

The Church has gained you as a great star, O Archippus, / and enlightened by the rays of your wonders it cries out to you: / “Save us, who with faith honor your memory.”

Venerable Dositheus of Palestine, disciple of Venerable Abba Dorotheus

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 Dositheus, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Saint Rabulas of Samosata

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 Rabulas, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Venerable Theodore of Sanaxar

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 Theodore, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!

Venerable Conan, Abbot of the Pethukla Monastery

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 Conan, pray to Christ our God to save our souls!