Commemorated January 1
Troparion of St. Basil the Great, Tone 1
Thy fame has gone forth into all the earth, which has received thy word. Thereby thou hast taught the Faith; thou hast revealed the nature of created things; thou hast made a royal priesthood of the ordered life of men. Righteous Father Basil, intercede with Christ our God that our souls may be saved.
Kontakion of St. Basil the Great, Tone 4
Thou wast an unshaken foundation of the Church and didst give to all mortals an inviolate lordship which thou didst seal with thy doctrine, O righteous Basil, revealer of the mysteries of heaven.