Saint Markella the Virgin-Martyr of Chios

Feast Day: July 22nd


The Life of Saint Markella: As she grew older, more so were her virtues multiplied, since she spent most of her time worshipping God…

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Prayers

Akathist Hymn

Paraklesis

Apolytikion: Submitting to the laws of the Lord’s Divine teachings, you strove to keep them blamelessly, O Martyr Markella. And fearing the violence of your father, you fled from him and dwelt in the mountains. Pursuing you he found you and slew you, O Undefiled Bride of Christ. Glory to Him who strengthened you. Glory to Him who crowned you. Glory to Him who works healings for all through you.

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The place of the Martyrdom of the courageous Virgin-Martyr Markella.

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