Acepsimas the Bishop, Joseph the Presbyter, & Aeithalas the Deacon, Martyrs of Persia

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Saint Acepsimas, a bishop, Saint Joseph, a presbyter, and Saint Aeithalas, a deacon, suffered exceedingly cruel torments and martyrdom during the reign of Sapor II, King of Persia (325-379). See also April 17.

Kontakion of Martyrs Ascepsimas, Joseph & Aeithalas

Second Tone

The Myst'ries of Christ thou ven'rably didst celebrate, becoming thyself a sacrifice that He received; for the cup of Christ thou drankest in glory, O wise Acepsimas, with thy fellow athletes, O Saint, and ceaselessly prayest Christ for all of us.

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