We celebrate the memory of the new Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Orthodox Church!

New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, is group of saints of the Russian Orthodox Church martyred or persecuted for Christ after the October Revolution of 1917.

Trorarion: Tone 4: O ye holy hierarchs, royal passion-bearers and pastors, /monks and laymen, ye countless new-martyrs, and confessors, /men, women and children, /flowers of the spiritual meadow of Russia, /who blossomed forth wondrously in time of grievous persecutions /bearing good fruit for Christ in your endurance: /Entreat Him as the One who planted you, /that He deliver His people from godless and evil men, /and that the Church of Russia and all the world/be made steadfast through your blood and suffering, //unto the salvation of our souls.

Kontaktion: Tone 2: O ye new passion-bearers of Russia, /who have with your confession finished the course of this earth, /receiving boldness through your sufferings: /Beseech Christ Who strengthened you, /that we also, whenever the hour of trial find us /may receive the gift of courage from God. /For ye are a witness to us who venerate your struggle, /that neither tribulation, prison, nor death //can separate us from the love of God.

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