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St. Anthony the Great

St. Anthony the Great

Commemorated January 17

Troparion of St. Anthony, Tone 4

Thou didst follow the ways of zealous Elijah, and the straight path of the Baptist, O Father Anthony. Thou didst become a desert dweller and support the world by thy prayers. Intercede with Christ our God that our souls may be saved.

Kontakion of St. Anthony, Tone 2

Thou didst abandon the world's tumult and live in silence, and emulate the Baptist, O Anthony. Wherefore we acclaim thee with him, thou summit of the Fathers.