3/25 Annunciation of the Theotokos (Incarnation of Christ
Troparion of the Annunciation Tone 4 This Day is the Source and Crown of our Salvation; the revelation of the Eternal Mystery: the Son of God becomes the Virgin’s Son as Gabriel announces the good News of grace. Together with him we cry to the Theotokos: Rejoice, you who are full of grace; the Lord is with you!
Kontakion of the Akathist to the Theotokos Tone 8 To you, our leader and defender in battle, we offer hymns of thanks and victory for deliverance from calamity, Theotokos. Since you have invincible might, free me from every danger that I may cry to you: Rejoice, unwedded Bride!
Paschal Troparion: Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death; and upon those in the tombs, bestowing life.