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Kontakion of The First Week of Great Lent: My soul, my soul, arise! Why are you sleeping? . . .

Icon of JesusMy soul, my soul, arise! Why are you sleeping? The end is drawing near, and you will be confounded. Awake, then, and be watchful, that Christ our God may spare you, Who is everywhere present and fills all things.

+ The First Week of Great Lent, Kontakion, Tone 6

 

Kontakion of the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos

Icon of Dormition Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos
Kontakion (Tone 2)

The grave and death could not hold the Mother of God, who is sleepless in her intercessions and an unchanging hope in her meditations. For as the Mother of Life she was transferred to life by Him Who dwelt in her ever-virgin womb.

Holy Apostles St. Peter and Paul Kontakion

Icon of Sts. Peter and Paul The steadfast and divinely eloquent preachers,/ the foremost of Thine apostles, O Lord,/ hast Thou received into the delight of Thy good things and into rest;/ for Thou hast accepted their pangs and death as greater than any wholeburnt offering,// O Thou Who alone knowest the hearts of men.
Holy Apostles Peter & Paul Kontakion, Tone 2
Commemorated June 29/July 12