In Myra, O Saint
The liturgical music from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, San Anselmo, California, is largely unique to the parish. Rooted principally in South Western Rus', it has developed organically in the life of the parish and is arranged by Archpriest Stephan Meholick.
In Myra, O Saint,
you proved yourself a true priest of God
and servant of the divine mysteries.
Fulfilling the Gospel of Christ,
you gave your life for your flock
and saved the innocent from death.
In this way you achieved true holiness
as a great mystic of the Grace of God.
Text: St. Nicholas Kontakion
Tume: Tone 3 Pod. "Today the Virgin" (Bulgarian Chant)
Sheet music from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Audio file courtesy of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, San Anselmo, California.
"In Myra, O Saint" from Good and Faithful Servant CD, Choir of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, San Anselmo, California, copyright © 2006. Used by permission. The CD has 29 hymns from throughout the church year, including three for Saint Nicholas. Purchase from ArchangelsBooks.com.