Saturday, October 27, 2007

Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica

Commemorated on October 27

The Holy Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica suffered in the year 306 in the city of Thessalonica together with the Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica (October 26).

Troparion - Tone 4

Your holy martyr Nestor, O Lord,Through his sufferings has received an incorruptible crown from You, our God.For having Your strength, he laid low his adversaries,And shattered the powerless boldness of demons.Through his intercessions, save our souls!

Kontakion - Tone 3

Having fought the good fight, you won immortal glory:Through the prayers of the martyr Demetrios you became a perfect soldier of Christ.Therefore, O wise Nestor, do not cease to intercede together with DemetriosFor the salvation of us all!


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