St. Nektarios of Aegina
Feast Day - November 9th.
St. Nektarios is depicted stripped of his Episcopal robes as a simple monk. In his hand he holds the Gospel of Christ as a sign of his loyalty to the teachings of his episcopal office of which he was removed. His hand is formed in the traditional blessing of a priest which denotes his power of healing.
Troparion in tone 1.
O faithful, let us honor Nectarios the divine servant of Christ,
Kontakion in tone 8
Let us sing praises with gladness of heart
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