Our Father Among the Saints, Justin the Philosopher, Martyr


Troparion of St Justin Tone 4
O Justin, teacher of divine knowledge,/ thou didst shine with the rays of true philosophy/ and wast wisely armed against the enemy./ Confessing the truth thou didst contend with the martyrs:/ with them ever entreat Christ our God to save our souls.

Kontakion Tone 2
The whole Church of God is adorned with the wisdom of your divine words, O Justin;/the world is enlightened by the radiance of your life./By the shedding of your blood, you have received a crown./As you stand before Christ with the angels, pray unceasingly for us all!

An account of his martyrdom can be found here.

From St. Justin’s first apology comes this account of the Eucharist and weekly Christian worship:
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