Apostle Crescens

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Cresecens''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a companion of the [[Apostle Paul]] ([[I Timothy]] 4:10), and later was Bishop of Galatia. He was also a missionary in Gaul. It was there that he was martyred under Emporer Trajan.
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Cresecens''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a companion of the [[Apostle Paul]] ([[I Timothy]] 4:10), and later was [[Bishop]] of Galatia. He was also a [[missionary]] in Gaul. It was there that he was [[martyr]]ed under Emperor Trajan, with Apostles [[Apostle Silas|Silas]], [[Apostle Silvan|Silvanus]] (Silouan), [[Apostle Epenetus|Epenetus]], and [[Apostle Andronicus|Andronicus]]. The Church remembers St. Crescens on [[January 4]] among the Seventy, and on [[July 30]].
 
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
 
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
 
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
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==External links==
[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100041 Apostle Crescens of the Seventy], January 4 ([[OCA]])
[[Category:Martyrs]]
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=102133 Apostle Crescens of the Seventy], July 30 (OCA)
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=147 Silas & Silvanos the Apostles of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Bishops|Crescens]]
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[[Category:1st-century bishops|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Missionaries|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Saints|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles|Crescens]]
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Crescens]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Crescent]]

Latest revision as of 10:06, October 24, 2012

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Cresecens is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was a companion of the Apostle Paul (I Timothy 4:10), and later was Bishop of Galatia. He was also a missionary in Gaul. It was there that he was martyred under Emperor Trajan, with Apostles Silas, Silvanus (Silouan), Epenetus, and Andronicus. The Church remembers St. Crescens on January 4 among the Seventy, and on July 30.

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St. Nikolai Velimirovic, The Prologue of Ohrid

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