Commemorated on February 4
The second day of the Afterfeast of the Meeting of the Lord falls on February 4.
Troparion - Tone 1
Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos, full of grace! From you shone the Sun of Righteousness, Christ our God. Enlightening those who sat in darkness! Rejoice, and be glad, O righteous elder; You accepted in your arms the Redeemer of our souls, Who grants us the Resurrection.
Kontakion - Tone 1
By Your nativity, You did sanctify the Virgin's womb, And did bless Simeon's hands, O Christ God. Now You have come and saved us through love. Grant peace to all Orthodox Christians, O only Lover of man!
SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2008:
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