Feast in Cornwall and Wales is March 9
Scotland - March 11
Troparion of St Constantine
Grieving at the loss of thy young spouse,
thou didst renounce the world, O Martyr Constantine,
but seeing thy humility God called thee to
leave thy solitude and serve Him as a priest.
Following thy example,
we pray for grace to see that we must serve God as He wills
and not as we desire,
that we may be found worthy of His great mercy.
Kontakion of St Constantine
Thou wast born to be King of Cornwall,
O Martyr Constantine,
could have foreseen that thou wouldst become the first hieromartyr of
As we sing thy praises, O Saint,
we acknowledge the folly of
preferring human plans to the will of our God.