Feast Day: December 4th
The Life of Saint John of Damascus: In this way this divine luminary of the Church composed many writings, through which is found the solution to every written question, and of all discussions and interpretations…
Apolytikion: Thou wast a Holy instrument and a tuneful harp of Godliness. Thy teachings shone forth to the ends of the world, O Venerable John, entreat Christ our God to grant us His great mercy.
Kontakion: Let us praise the illustrious Hymnographer John, teacher of the Church and champion against her enemies. For armed with the weapon of the Lord’s Cross, he hath banished the errors of heresy. He fervently intercedes with God Who grantest forgiveness to all.