Prochoros, Nicanor, Timon, & Parmenas the Apostles of the 70

July 28

Tone of the Week

Tone Four

Eothinon

Fifth Orthros Gospel

Reading

These Apostles of the Seventy are mentioned in Acts 6:5. Saint Prochoros became Bishop of Nicomedia and reposed in peace. Saint Nicanor was stoned to death in Jerusalem. Saint Timon became Bishop of Bostra in Arabia and ended his life in martyrdom by fire at the hands of the pagans. Saint Parmenas died in peace in Jerusalem.

Resurrectional Apolytikion

Fourth Tone

Having learned the joyful proclamation of the Resurrection from the Angel, and having cast off the ancestral condemnation, the women disciples of the Lord spake to the Apostles exultantly: Death is despoiled and Christ God is risen, granting great mercy to the world.

Apolytikion of Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon & Parmenas of the 70

Third Tone

O Holy Apostles, intercede to our merciful God, that He may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.

Seasonal Kontakion

Grave Tone

You were transfigured upon the mount, O Christ our God, and Your disciples, in so far as they could bear, beheld Your glory. Thus, when they see You crucified, they may understand Your voluntary passion, and proclaim to the world that You are truly the effulgence of the Father.

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