Troparia and kontakia for January 14

Leavetaking of the Theophany of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Troparion — Tone 1

Today You have shown forth to the world, O Lord, / and the light of Your countenance has been marked on us. / Knowing You, we sing Your praises. / You have come and revealed Yourself, / O unapproachable Light.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Today You have shown forth to the world, O Lord, / and the light of Your countenance has been marked on us. / Knowing You, we sing Your praises. / You have come and revealed Yourself, / O unapproachable Light.

Saint Sava I, first Archbishop of Serbia

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 Sava, / entreat Christ our God / that our souls may be saved.

Holy Monastic Fathers slain at Sinai and Raithu

Troparion — Tone 4

Your holy martyrs, O Lord, / through their sufferings have received an incorruptible crown 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 Nino (Nina), Equal of the Apostles, Enlightener of Georgia

Troparion — Tone 8

In you the image was preserved with exactness, O Mother, / for taking up your cross, you followed after Christ. / By so doing, you taught us to disregard the flesh, for it passes away, / but to care instead for the soul, since it is immortal. / Therefore, most venerable Mother Nina your spirit rejoices with the Angels.

Kontakion — Tone 2

(Podoben: “Having received the grace...“)
Because of your love of God you forsook a bed for rest, O Mother Nina, / you illumined your soul with fasting, thoroughly vanquishing your enemies; / but by your intercessions destroy the evil designs our adversaries.

Saint Joseph Analytinus of Raithu

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

Venerable Theodulus, son of Venerable Nilus of Sinai

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

Venerable Stephen, Abbot of Khenolakkos Monastery, near Chalcedon

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

Saint Kentigern, first Bishop of Glasgow, Scotland

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 Kentigern, / entreat Christ our God / that our souls may be saved.

Saint Meletios, 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 Meletios, / entreat Christ our God / that our souls may be saved.

Hieromartyr Platon, the first Bishop of Estonia, and all the New Martyrs of Estonia

Troparion — Tone 1

(Podoben: “O citizen of the desert...”)
Let all the faithful honor Platon, the illustrious Hierarch, / the august prize-winner, and divinely-honored leader of Estonia, with hymns and spiritual songs; / for he bestows gifts upon the faithful who cry to him: / "Glory to Him Who gave you strength. / Glory to Him Who crowned you. / Glory to Him Who, through you, grants healing to all.

Kontakion — Tone 4

(Podoben: “You have appeared today...”)
Today Estonia celebrates the Hierarch Platon, / and with him, the devout and courageous New Martyrs / who glorified Christ as the Lover of mankind.