Troparia for Individual Parishes

St Joseph, Akron, Ohio — Lansing, Michigan — Lawrence, Massachusetts — Scranton, Pennsylvania — Seattle, Washington
O Joseph, proclaim to David, the ancestor of Christ, the great miracles you have witnessed. You have seen the Virgin with child, given praise with the shepherds and adored with the wise men and the angel of the Lord has appeared to you. Intercede with Christ God that He may save our souls.
Holy Cross, Placentia, California
O Lord, save Your people and bless Your inheritance. Strengthen our public authorities in every good deed and protect our nation by the power of Your cross.
St Philip, San Bernardino, California
O holy apostle Philip, intercede with the merciful God that He may grant our souls the remission of sins.
St John Chrysostom, Atlanta, Georgia
The grace that shines forth from your mouth like a torch has enlightened the universe, bestowed treasures of generosity upon the world, and shown us the eminence of humility. While you teach us by your words, Father John Chrysostom, pray to the Word, Christ our God, that He may save our souls.
St Ignatios of Antioch, Augusta, Georgia
Sharer in the apostles’ way of life and successor on their thrones, you found ascetical effort as the means to contemplation. And so, dispensing rightly the word of truth, you fought for the faith unto the shedding of your blood. O hieromartyr Ignatios, intercede with Christ God for the salvation of our souls.
St George, Birmingham, Alabama — Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Sacramento, California
Since you are a deliverer of captives and a defender of the poor and a physician of the sick and a protector of kings, O great among the martyrs and victorious George, intercede with Christ God that He may save our souls.
Annunciation Cathedral, West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Today is the beginning of our salvation and the revelation of the mystery that was planned from all eternity: the Son of God becomes the Son of the Virgin and Gabriel announces this grace. Let us join him in crying out to the Mother of God: Hail, O full of grace, the Lord is with you.
Virgin Mary, Brooklyn, New York — Community of the Mother of God of Tenderness, Danbury, Connecticut — Our Lady of the Cedars, Manchester, New Hampshire — Our Lady of Redemption, Warren, Michigan — Virgin Mary Mission, Wildomar, California — Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Worcester, Massachusetts
In giving birth you have preserved your virginity and in falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Mother of God. You have passed to life, being the Mother of Life. Through your intercession, save our souls from death.
St Elias, Brooklyn, Ohio — San Jose, California — Woonsocket, Rhode Island
The glorious Elias, the angel in body, the pillar of the prophets and second forerunner of Christ’s advent, by sending grace from on high upon Elisha, dispels diseases, purifies lepers and overflows with healing for those who honor him.
St Basil, Lincoln, Rhode Island — Utica, New York — St Basil Seminary, Methuen, Massachusetts
Your voice has sounded all over the earth that accepted your preaching. You gave a divine explanation of doctrine and made clear the nature of creatures and set a rule of life for men. Holy Father and kingly priest, intercede with Christ God to grant us great mercy.
Holy Resurrection, Westerville, Ohio
The noble Joseph took down from the wood Your spotless body. He wrapped it in clean linen with spices and laid it for burial in a new tomb. But You arose, O Lord, on the third day and bestowed great mercy upon the world.
St Ann, Danbury, Connecticut — North Hollywood, California — Waterford, Connecticut — West Paterson, New Jersey
O divinely wise Ann, you carried in your womb the pure Mother of God, who gave birth to the Life. Wherefore you now have been carried up joyfully to the inheritance of heaven, to the abode of those who rejoice in glory. O blessed one, obtain the forgiveness of sins for those who honor you with fervor.
St Michael, Hammond, Indiana — Plymouth, Michigan
O Captains and Leaders of the armies of heaven, unworthy as we are, we beseech you without cease to surround us with your intercessions and cover us beneath the shelter of your ethereal wings. We bend our knees and cry out with perseverance: Deliver us from danger, O Princes of the powers on high.
Holy Transfiguration, McLean, Virginia — Christ the Savior, Yonkers, New York
You were transfigured on the mountain, O Christ God, showing Your disciples as much of Your glory as they could hold. Let Your eternal light shine also upon us sinners, through the prayers of the Mother of God. O Giver of light, glory to You.
St Jude, Miami, Florida
O holy Jude, we offer you a hymn of praise, seeing that you are a kin to the Lord, a courageous martyr triumphant over error and a keeper of the faith. Wherefore, celebrating your holy memory today, we obtain by your prayers the remission of our sins.
St Nicholas, Delray Beach, Florida — Rochester, New York
O Father and Hierarch Nicholas, the holiness of your life has set you before your flock as a rule of faith, an example of meekness and a teacher of self-restraint. Wherefore you acquired greatness through humility and spiritual wealth through poverty. Pray to Christ God that He may save our souls.
St Andrew and St Paul, El Segundo, California
O holy apostles, intercede with the merciful God that He may grant our souls the remission of sins.
St John the Baptist, Northlake, Illinois — St John of the Desert, Phoenix, Arizona
O prophet and forerunner of the coming of Christ, in spite of our eagerness to render you due honor, we fall short when singing your praise. Your glorious birth saved your mother from the shame of barrenness, returned to your father the power of speech, and proclaimed to the world the incarnation of the Son of God.
St Demitrius, Cliffside Park, New Jersey
The world found you to be a great defender, a champion who overthrew the Gentiles, O victorious one. As you brought down the pride of Lyaos by encouraging Nestor in the arena, so also, O great martyr Demitrius, intercede with Christ God to grant us great mercy.
St John of Damascus, South Bend, Indiana
Guide of Orthodoxy, teacher of piety and holiness, star of the universe, glory of monks: wise John, inspired by God. By your teachings you enlightened us all, O harp of the Spirit. Intercede with Christ God for the salvation of our souls.
St Jacob, San Diego, California
O holy James, as a disciple of the Lord, you received the Gospel; as a martyr you displayed an unyielding will; as a brother of God, you have special power with Him; as a hierarch you have the right of intercession. Intercede therefore with Christ God that He may save our souls.
St John the Theologian
Apostle beloved of Christ God, hasten to save a people that has no other recourse; for He, who let you repose on His breast, will accept also your intercession in our favor. O John the Theologian, beseech Him to dispel the cloud of paganism that is darkening us and beg Him to grant us peace and mercy.
Holy Trinity, Zanesville, Ohio
Blessed are You, O Christ our God, who have filled the fishermen with wisdom by sending down the Holy Spirit upon them and who, through them, have caught in Your net the whole world. O Lover of mankind, glory to You!