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St. John the Russian

St. John the Russian

Commemorated May 27

Troparion of St. John the Russian, Tone 4

He Who called thee from earth to heaven keeps thy body unharmed even after death, O righteous John. Thou wast taken to Asia as a prisoner and didst win Christ as thy friend. Beseech Him that our souls may be saved.

Kontakion of St. John the Russian, Tone 4

Today we remember thine illustrious contests, O righteous Father John. They gladden the souls of those who venerate thee with reverence and faith.