The truth of things revealed thee to thy flock as a rule of faith,
a model of meekness and a teacher of temperance; therefore
thou hast won the heights by humility; riches by poverty. O Holy Father
and Hierarch Nicholas, intercede with Christ Our God, that He may save
Kontakion, Tone 3:
In Myra, O Saint, thou didst prove to be a minister of things divine,
for having fulfilled the Gospel of Christ, O righteous one, thou didst lay down thy life for thy people, and
didst save the innocent from death. Wherefore, thou wast sanctified, as a great initiate of the grace of God.