Saint George the Great Martyr

Feast Day: April 23rd (or Bright Monday if Feast Day falls during Great Lent)


The Life of Saint George: On the final night the Holy Martyr Prayed fervently, and as he slept, he saw the Lord, Who raised him up with His hand, and embraced him…

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Prayers

Akathist Hymn

Apolytikion: Liberator of captives, defender of the poor, physician of the sick, and champion of kings, O Trophy-bearer, Great Martyr George, intercede with Christ God that our souls be saved.

Kontakion: Cultivated by God, you became manifest as an honorable tiller gathering for yourself the sheaves of virtue. For you sowed with tears but reaped with gladness; in the contest you competed with your blood and came away with Christ. By your intercessions, O Holy One, all are granted forgiveness of sins.

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O God, Who didst grant to Saint George strength and constancy in the various torments which he sustained for our Holy Faith; we beseech Thee to preserve, through his intercession, our Faith from wavering and doubt, so that we may serve Thee with a sincere heart faithfully unto death. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.


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Icons

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An Icon of Saint George with Saint John the Forerunner

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Saint George Praying for us all before the Throne of Christ.

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Saint George together with Saint Panteleimon and Archangel Michael.