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Jacob Netsvetov

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During his last missionary travels in the Kuskokwim/Yukon delta region he is remembered for baptizing 1,320 people and for distinguishing himself as the evangelizer of the Yup'k Eskimo and Athabascan peoples.
[[Troparion]] (Tone 4)
:O righteous Father Jacob,
:Adornment of Atka and the Yukon Delta;
:You offered yourself as a living sacrifice
:To bring light to a searching people.
:Offspring of Russian America,
:Flower of brotherly unity,
:Healer of sickness and terror of demons:
:O Holy Father Jacob,
:Pray to Christ God that our souls may be saved.
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 3)
:O Holy Father Jacob,
:Teacher of the knowledge of God,
:You revealed your love for your people,
:Taking up your cross and following Christ,
:Enduring hardships like the Apostle Paul.
:Pray on our behalf to Christ our God
:To grant us great mercy.
* Holy Synod of Bishops OCA, ''The Life of Saint Jacob Netsvetov'', Oyster Bay Cove, New York, March 1994.

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