Apostle Alphaeus

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== Scriptural References ==
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Alphaeus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was the father of the [[Apostle James (son of Alphaeus)|Apostle James]] and the [[Apostle Matthew]], two of the [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]].  He reposed in peace, and his [[feast day]] is on [[May 26]].
[[Matthew]] 10:3; [[Mark]] 3:18; [[Luke]] 6:15; [[Acts]] 1:13
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St. Alphaeus is referenced in the [[Gospels]] of [[Gospel of Matthew|Matthew]] (10:3), [[Gospel of Mark|Mark]] (3:18), and [[Gospel of Luke|Luke]] (6:15), along with a mention in the [[Acts of the Apostles]] (1:13). 
  
== Life ==
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== Source ==
The holy, glorious, all-laudible '''Apostle Alphaeus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. He was the father of the [[Apostle_James_%28son_of_Alphaeus%29|Apostle James]] and the [[Apostle Matthew]], two of the [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]]. He reposed in peace.
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=101536 Apostle Alphaeus of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=67 Carpos & Alphaeus, Apostles of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
  
== Feast Day ==
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Alphaeus]]
The Church remembers St. Alphaeus on [[May 26]]
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[[Category:Saints|Alphaeus]]
 
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles]]
 
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[[Category: 1st-century saints]]
== Source ==
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St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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[[Category:Saints]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Alfeu]]
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Latest revision as of 05:28, October 25, 2012

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Alphaeus is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was the father of the Apostle James and the Apostle Matthew, two of the Twelve Great Apostles. He reposed in peace, and his feast day is on May 26.

St. Alphaeus is referenced in the Gospels of Matthew (10:3), Mark (3:18), and Luke (6:15), along with a mention in the Acts of the Apostles (1:13).

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