Holy Fathers Slain in St. Sabbas Monastery


Holy Fathers Slain in St. Sabbas Monastery

Commemorated March 20

Troparion, Tone 4

As holy and chosen lambs of the Saviour, from many lands you were gathered in wise Sabbas' flock. You were put to death by the cruelty of the barbarians and you departed joyfully for the heavenly fold. And now as righteous Athletes you are praying for our souls.

Kontakion, Tone 2

You dyed your monastic habits with your own martyrs' blood, O blessed and holy fathers. Thus adorned you now stand with twofold crowns of glory before Christ's throne in the heavenly abodes.