Feast Day - May 25th
The Hieromartyr Therapon is depicted in the Icon as Bishop of Cyprus. He is giving the traditional episcopal blessing. The fingers of his right hand form the Greek letter X an C to symbolize Jesus Christ. At the time of the persecution under Diocletian (284-305), St. Therapon bravely confessed the name of Christ and died a martyrs death.
Troparion in tone
YOU PARTICIPATED IN THE WAYS OF THE APOSTLES,
Kontakion in tone
HAVING LIVED WORTHILY THE LIFE OF A BISHOP,
To view the Life of St. Therapon, please click here