Apostle Andronicus

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== Scriptural Reference(s) ==
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The holy, glorious and all-laudable '''Apostle Andronicus''' was a relative of St. [[Apostle Paul|Paul]] and one of the [[Apostles#The_Seventy |Seventy Apostles]].  He is mentioned in [[Romans]] 16:7, and remembered by the Church on [[May 17]] and [[July 30]].
[[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:7
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==Life ==
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He was appointed [[bishop]] of Pannonia, but instead of staying in one place he preached all over Pannonia with St. [[Apostle Junia|Junia]] as his helper. By faith they converted many [[pagan]]s to [[Christ]], destroyed many idolatrous temples, drove out demons, worked [[miracle]]s and healed every type of disease and illness. Both were [[martyr]]ed; their [[relics]] were discovered in the region of Eugneius.
The holy, glorious and all-laudable '''Apostle Andronicus''' was a relative of [[Apostle Paul|St. Paul the Apostle]] and one of the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. He was appointed [[bishop]] of Pannonia, but instead of staying in one place he preached all over Pannonia with [[Apostle Junia|St. Junia]] as his helper. By faith they converted many pagans to Christ, destroyed many idolatrous temples, drove out demons, worked miracles and healed every type of disease and illness. Both were [[martyr]]ed; their [[relics]] were discovered in the region of Eugneius.
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St. Andronicus is remembered by the Church on [[May 17]].
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== Source ==
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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=101405 Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy], May 17 ([[OCA]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=102135 Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy], July 30 (OCA)
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=58 Andronikos the Apostle of the 70 & Junia the Martyr] ([[GOARCH]])
  
== Feast Day ==
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Andronicus]]
The Church remembers St. Andronicus on [[July 30]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Andronicus]]
 
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[[Category:Saints|Andronicus]]
 
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles]]
== Source ==
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[[Category: 1st-century saints]]
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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[[Category:Martyrs]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Andronic]]
[[Category:Saints]]
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Latest revision as of 06:30, October 25, 2012

The holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostle Andronicus was a relative of St. Paul and one of the Seventy Apostles. He is mentioned in Romans 16:7, and remembered by the Church on May 17 and July 30.

He was appointed bishop of Pannonia, but instead of staying in one place he preached all over Pannonia with St. Junia as his helper. By faith they converted many pagans to Christ, destroyed many idolatrous temples, drove out demons, worked miracles and healed every type of disease and illness. Both were martyred; their relics were discovered in the region of Eugneius.

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