St. Athanasius the Great and St. Cyril of Alexandria
Feast Day - January 18th.
These two archbishops of Alexandria, Egypt, are shown together dressed in their episcopal robes, holding the Gospel and raising their right hands in blessing. They were wise defenders of the faith and upheld the teachings of the Church, protecting it from heresies.
Troparion in tone 3
You shone forth with works of Orthodoxy and quenched all heresy,
Kontakion in tone 4
Athanasius and Cyril, great hierarchs of true piety, and noble champions
of the Church of Christ,
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