Saint Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople

Feast Day: January 25th

& January 30th, Feast Day of the Three Hierarchs


The Life of Saint Gregory the Theologian: For the Orthodox to know God as Essence, was given to the Christians as a gift from Gregory…

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Prayers

Apolytikion: The pastoral flute of your Theology conquered the trumpets of orators. For it called upon the depths of the Spirit and you were enriched with the beauty of words. Intercede to Christ our God, O Father Gregory, that our Souls may be saved.

Kontakion: O Glorious one, you dispelled the complexities of orators with the words of your Theology. You have adorned the Church with the vesture of Orthodoxy woven from on high. Clothed in this, the Church now cries out to your children, with us, “Hail Father, the consummate Theological mind.”


Saint Gregory the Theologian is one of The Three Hierarchs, together with Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil the Great.

Feast Day: January 30th

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Saint Gregory’s family are all Saints! His father was Saint Gregory Nanzianus, and his mother Saint Nonna, his brother Saint Caesarius and his sister Saint Gorgona.

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