Menaion

May 17

The holy apostle Andronicus and his companions. One of the Seventy, he was a kinsman of the apostle Paul, as he wrote in Romans 16:17. He was made the Bishop of Pannonia, and preached the gospel throughout that land. He and his companions were martyred for the Faith.

At the Divine Liturgy

music - see the May Menaion

Troparion,  Tone 3.  O holy Apostle Andronicus, intercede with the merciful God * that he may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.

Glory – Kontakion, Tone 8.  We praise Andronicus, the apostle of Christ, * the bright star who enlightened the pagans * with understanding of God. * Who also praise Junius who labored along with him * in bringing the Gospel to the pagans. * We cry out: Implore God for us unceasingly.

Prokeimenon, Tone 8 (Ps. 18:5,2). Through all the earth their voice resounds; * their message reaches to the end of the world.
V. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.

Epistle:  (of the day)

Alleluia, Tone 1 (Ps. 88:6,8). Alleuia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
V. The heavens declare your wonders, O Lord, and your truth in the assembly of the holy.
V. God is glorified in the council of the holy, great and awesome above all who surround him.

Gospel:  (of the day)

Communion Hymn (Ps. 18:5). Through all the earth their voice resounds; * their message reaches to the end of the world.