The Fifth Day of the Month of October
Martyr Charitina of Amisus (304)
St. Peter, Alexis, Jonah, Philip, Hermogenes, metropolitans of Moscow and Wonderworkers of All Russia
Martyr Mamelta (Mamelchtha) of Persia (344)
Hieromartyr Dionysius, bishop of Alexandria (264 - 265)
St. Damian the Healer (1071), Sts. Jeremiah (1070), Matthew (1085), clarvoyants
St. Charitina, princess of Lithuania (1281)
St. Cosmas of Bithynia (10th cen.)
St. Gregory of Chandzoe in Georgia (861)
St. Eudocimus the Unknown, monk of Vatopedi Monastery on Mt. Athos
St. Methodia of Cimola
Repose of Nun Agnia (Countess Anna Orlova-Chesmenskaya), (1848)
Troparion of the Five Hierarchs Tone 4
Russian Hierarchs, guardians of Apostolic tradition,/ firm pillars, guides of Orthodoxy,/ Peter, Alexis, Jonas, Philip and Hermogenes,/ pray to the Lord of all to grant peace to the world/ and great mercy to our souls.
Troparion of St. Charitina Tone 3
Strengthened by grace thou didst shame the force of ungodliness/ and contend beyond the powers of nature./ Thou didst pour an unfailing stream of grace on those who cry to thee:/ O glorious Charitina,/ pray to Christ our God to grant us His great mercy.
Kontakion of the Five Hierarchs Tone 3
You were holy as Hierarchs,/ you taught the people,/ and you were well-pleasing to God./ He has glorified you with incorruption and miracles/ as disciples of the grace of God.
Kontakion of St. Charitina Tone 2
Thou didst arm thy soul with faith and knowledge/ and put the enemy to open shame./ Thou didst stand before Christ in a robe dyed with thy blood/ and art now rejoicing with the Angels./ Pray for us, Martyr Charitina.
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