St. John the Baptist
Romanian Orthodox Church
501 East School St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
The Holy Glorious and All-Praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul- June 29, 2020
Troparion — Tone 4


First-enthroned of the apostles, 

teachers of the universe: Entreat the Master of all

to grant peace to the world,  and to our souls great mercy!

Kontakion - Tone 2

O Lord, You have taken up to eternal rest / and to the enjoyment of Your blessings / the two divinely-inspired preachers, the leaders of the Apostles, / for You have accepted their labors and deaths as a sweet-smelling sacrifice, / for You alone know what lies in the hearts of men.

Kontarion - Tone 2

Today Christ the Rock glorifies with highest honor / The rock of Faith and leader of the Apostles, / Together with Paul and the company of the twelve, / Whose memory we celebrate with eagerness of faith, / Giving glory to the one who gave glory to them!