Elevation of the Cross


Elevation of the Cross

Commemorated September 14

Troparion of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Tone 1

O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance. Grant victory over their enemies to Orthodox Christians, and protect Thy people with Thy Cross.

Kontakion of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Tone 4

O Christ our God, Who wast voluntarily lifted up on the Cross, grant Thy mercies to Thy new people named after Thee. Gladden with Thy power Orthodox Christians and give them victory over their enemies. May they have as ally that invincible trophy, Thy weapon of peace.