April 9

The holy martyr Eupsychius at Caesarea in Cappadocia, who, accused of the destruction of the temple of divine Fortune, consummated his martyrdom under the emperor Julian the Apostate. (c.362)

At the Divine Liturgy

music - see the April Menaion

Troparion,  Tone 4.  Your martyr Eupsychius, O Lord our God, * in his struggle, received an incorruptible crown from you. * With your strength, he brought down the tyrants * and broke the cowardly valor of demons. * Through his prayers, O Christ our God, save our souls.

Glory – Kontakion, Tone 1.  Having accomplished heroic deeds with a good spirit, * you vanquished the enemy, O martyr. * You received honor and miracles from God; * therefore, the whole Church of the faithful praises you, * venerating your memory from age to age.

Prokeimenon, Tone 7 (Ps. 63:11,2). The just man will rejoice in the Lord, * and will put his trust in him.
V. Hear my voice, O God, when I pray to you.

Epistle:  (of the day)

Alleluia, Tone 4 (Ps. 91:13,14). Alleuia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
V. The just man will flourish like the palm tree * and grow like a cedar of Lebanon.
V. Planted in the house of the Lord, he will flourish in the courts of our God.

Gospel:  (of the day)

Communion Hymn (Ps. 111:6,7). The just man will be remembered forever; evil news he will not fear. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!