Saint Andronicus and his wife Saint Athanasia of Egypt

Feast Day: October 9th

The Life of Saint Andronicus and Saint Athanasia: When the Lord took the son and daughter of Andronikos and Athanasia, the pious couple decided to devote themselves fully to the service of God, helping the poor and the sick…


2022 – The Life of Saint Andronicus and Saint Athanasia


Apolytikion: Ye adorned your Divinely-wrought robe of chastity with the sublime varied colours of sacred virtues in God, when with one accord ye strove in the ascetic life. Wherefore, your silence on the Earth was received equally with the Thrice-Holy Hymn in Heaven; O wise Andronicus, Pray God, with Athanasia, that we all be saved.

Kontakion: Let us the faithful crown with laurels of befitting hymns the wise Andronicus, who lived in blameless righteousness, with the godly Athanasia, his spouse in Christ God; who have shown the type of lawful wedlock to the world and became divine examples of monastic life. Let us cry to them: Rejoice, O yoke-mates in Holiness.