St. Nicephorus the Patriarch of Constantinople


St. Nicephorus the Patriarch of Constantinople

Commemorated June 2

The translation of St. Nicephorus' Relics from Prokonnis to Constantinople is commemorated March 13

Troparion, Tone 3

Your fragrant relics have been revealed as godly treasure filled with life for the Church. On their august translation we receive the gifts of the Spirit. Righteous Father Nicephorus, entreat Christ our God to grant us His great mercy.

Kontakion, Tone 1

The choir of patriarchs, honors your holy memory with praises and hymns, O Nicephorus, for it received your spirit at your translation, O glorious one. Therefore, today the Church magnifies Christ the King, glorifying Him as the only Lover of mankind.