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Tonight, we come together as the People of God, to celebrate the Victory of the People: Nicholas! Whom we praise as:
Ἱεραρχῶν τὴν καλλονήν, καὶ τῶν Πατέρων κλέος, τὴν βρύσιν τῶν θαυμάτων, καὶ τῶν πιστῶν ἀντιλήπτορα μέγιστον….
The adornment of hierarchs, the glory of the Fathers, the well-spring of miracles and great defender of the faithful….