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|Seventy Apostles]]. He is mentioned in [[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:7, and remembered by the Church on [[May 17]].
[[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:7
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==Life ==
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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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== Feast Day ==
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The Church remembers St. Andronicus on [[July 30]]
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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 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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== Source ==
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
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Revision as of 05:19, August 2, 2005

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.

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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